AFC Violife Cheese Crisps

AFC Violife Cheese Crisps Okay, there’s 80 calories per crisp served alone without cracker or bread. Since they’re rich it’s a filling snack to serve at a party. Not many guests would take two unless they think there’s nothing else to come. I made Violife Mozzarella and cheddar, separately. They’re both great. Impressive is moreContinue reading “AFC Violife Cheese Crisps”

THE PRUNE

A low calorie, no fat, high fiber snack to help you lose weight. Fills you up unlike fresh fruit, and the chew satisfies whatever chewing needs you have. Everybody’s different. Once Tom Brady of football fame said, “chewing is overrated”. I believe that overall it is. Why do people eat such hard foods that manyContinue reading “THE PRUNE”

Lilly Belle’s Green BEAN DIET

Green beans with everything. Preferably fresh and preferably raw. With every meal and snack. When I bring her green beans home from the grocery and sit down to cut the tips, she’s right there waiting for her treats throughout the process. Whenever she eats, she gets raw cut green beans with it and also asContinue reading “Lilly Belle’s Green BEAN DIET”

Tasty Tofu Toppers

TASTY TOFU TOPPERS Tasty Tofu Toppers are most often used to top salads that require a soft component that is low fat. It takes the place of cheese, egg or avocado. Tasty Tofu Toppers get my vote every time! Also use in wraps in place of animal cheese and animal meats! How about as aContinue reading “Tasty Tofu Toppers”

Dried Berry Cashew Spread

DRIED BERRY CASHEW SPREAD A naturally sweet and savory dried berry and cashew spread! No added sugar! The berries, onion and cashews when slow-cooked create a savory component – producing a umami effect! It tastes like there’s pork in it. Makes 4 cups

Butter Bean Hummus

BUTTER BEAN HUMMUS Butter Bean and tofu are the base which increase the protein content in this nutritious snack food dip/spread aka mayo substitute. Roasted red peppers, tarragon, garlic, vegan yeast and extra virgin olive oil (not much) enhances flavor and texture worthy of a celebratory event. Makes 6 cups

CRAZY ABOUT BANANAS

By Jessie Szalay, Live Science Contributor | October 25, 2017 09:33pm ET Bananas are one of the world’s most appealing fruits. Global banana exports reached about 18 million tons in 2015, according to the United Nations. About half of them went to the United States and the European market. In the United States, each person eats 11.4 lbs.Continue reading “CRAZY ABOUT BANANAS”

Apple Cranberry Black Bean Salsa

APPLE CRANBERRY BLACK BEAN SALSA It’s Thanksgiving or any other holiday, so why not ratchet up your old favorites with a twist of new? Cranberry and apple in salsa?  Why not? Take this dip with you to any gathering. Volunteer for the dip detail. You will change people’s taste buds forever. From now on theyContinue reading “Apple Cranberry Black Bean Salsa”

Fat-Free Roasted Red Skin Potatoes

FAT-FREE ROASTED RED SKIN POTATOES Cubes of red skinned potatoes tossed with a dry rub and roasted to achieve crispy outsides and soft insides. Smoky Sweet Savory bite delights! The Versatile Almighty Red Skin Potato! Makes about 7 cups roasted cubes

MOTT’S Granny Smith Applesauce = DIET FOOD

A six-pack of unsweetened granny smith applesauce = DIET FOOD to me. 3.9 oz. per container = 23.4 ounces for the whole six-pack. That’s a lot. You could eat all six containers and still only be at 300 calories plus no fat. I don’t know why I don’t buy applesauce more often, because I reallyContinue reading “MOTT’S Granny Smith Applesauce = DIET FOOD”

New! Fantastic! Best in Taste! AFC SPOON FILLS – 6 bites to freedom | #AFC International

Do you think it’s time to put the whole world on a diet? I think so. The world, the whole world, needs to stop eating animals. Everybody – adults, children, and other animals too. We need to find a way to feed the carnivorous animals on the planet plant food. We can do it withContinue reading “New! Fantastic! Best in Taste! AFC SPOON FILLS – 6 bites to freedom | #AFC International”

Health Benefits of Eating Dry Fruits — Steemit

BY RAO  @raogf What is Dried Fruits? Traditionally dry fruits were dried either by sun-dried method or by dehydration using wind tunnels. Dry fruits have a long history of food safety. Dry fruits are actually dried form of fresh fruits or dry fruits can be simply explained as fresh fruits with water removed or dehydratedContinue reading “Health Benefits of Eating Dry Fruits — Steemit”

Frozen Mixed Vegetables = Diet Food

Cook and serve with nothing on them. Boil till plump and tender. Eat 1 cup after drinking a glass of something: doctored water, juice, plant milk, whatever. Years ago I did this on a regular basis – not every day but mostly every day. One part of staying trim is to be regular in theContinue reading “Frozen Mixed Vegetables = Diet Food”

Blueberries Improve Memory

Blueberries Can Help Maintain Brain Function and Improve Memory Oxidative stress can accelerate the brain’s aging process, having negative effects on brain function. According to animal studies, the antioxidants in blueberries tend to accumulate in areas of the brain that are essential for intelligence. They appear to directly interact with aging neurons, leading to improvementsContinue reading “Blueberries Improve Memory”

TOFU PUPS by Lightlife = Diet food

A veggie hot dog that only contains 50 calories? Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack? It’s a good, economical way to stay on your diet path. Boil them till hot or place in microwave till hot and they’re good to go. There’s no need to fry them, they’re that good. The texture is very much like theContinue reading “TOFU PUPS by Lightlife = Diet food”

California Figs

FAT-FREE HIGH FIBER SNACK Health Benefits of Dried Figs Figs are a nutrient-dense fruit that can be yellow-green, copper or purple in color. You can peel them and eat them out of hand, use them to make jam or add them to ice cream or baked goods. Fresh figs aren’t always available year-round in theContinue reading “California Figs”

BACK IN THE JERKY BUSINESS

There’s a Bi-Rite grocery store not far from us that sells Polar Vegan Jerky in its dollar section. I often buy it for Steve and he takes it into work and shares it with his buddies. It doesn’t matter to them that’s it’s vegan. It’s good and they like it. A couple of days agoContinue reading “BACK IN THE JERKY BUSINESS”

BRAMI SNACKING LUPINI BEANS

A Superfood Entrepreneur Shares His Tips For Selling An Unfamiliar Product Aaron Gatti, the founder of BRAMI, a high-protein, healthy snack food of pickled lupini beans, is capitalizing on the rising popularity of plant-based foods as he introduces an unfamiliar product to the American audience. Aaron Gatti first got introduced to lupini beans as aContinue reading “BRAMI SNACKING LUPINI BEANS”

15 MINUTE COLLARD GREENS

15 MINUTE COLLARD GREENS Not everything we eat is a recipe containing several foods and methods. Sometimes plain, by itself, with nothing else is just as good. Try these collard greens and see if you agree! Serves 1

ROASTED CARROT SNACK

ROASTED CARROT SNACK A soft chip that satisfies. If serving guests, sprinkle with fresh grind sea salt and black pepper, smoked paprika and maple sugar. If serving yourself, as a mid-day or evening snack, eat plain. They’re delicious either way! Makes 1 heaping cup – enough for 1-4 guests or for yourself as a snackContinue reading “ROASTED CARROT SNACK”

SAUERKRAUT FOR LUNCH?

SAUERKRAUT FOR LUNCH?  That’s what I do some days – only I draw it out – a forkful at a time or two, then back to work, then in awhile some more figuring I’m doing my body good with all those natural probiotics from the fermentation process and I do like sauerkraut. Raw is newContinue reading “SAUERKRAUT FOR LUNCH?”