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AFC GREEN DIET AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT SALADS & DRESSINGS TURMERIC VEGGIES

Saffron Pickle Juice Dressing/Sauce Over Brussel Sprouts

SAFFRON PICKLE JUICE DRESSING/Sauce Save your pickle juice! Then make this delectable runny yolky textured dressing for salads and vegetables of all types! Cold or hot. There’s only 3.5 grams of fat in the entire amount! For home or restaurant. Everybody has leftover pickle juice. This is how you use it. YES. Makes 3-3/4 cups

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TIPS & TOOLS

Working It Out With The Main Brain

If my brain gets that I’m unpredictable in my food consumption choices within the category of animal-free, then that’s what it will expect as being okay with me. I’ll stay in the unpredictable category and my brain will rest easy with that, since there’s a lot going on there to focus on without needless worry […]

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MAIN DISH TAPIOCA FLOUR THRIVE ALGAE OIL TOFU TOMATOES XANTHAN GUM

BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI

BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI We use the other white plant meat for this fine American-Italian casserole. Veg veal! I think I’ve had veal once or twice aside from a luncheon sandwich meat called veal loaf back in the long ago days. I recall it not having much flavor – not the loaf that […]

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HOW I'M DOING SANDWICHES & SPREADS

30 October 2016 – weight loss update

My goal is to lose 5 lbs. per month. For the third month I’ve reached that goal. For weeks I weighed myself everyday, then only when I felt like it. Now it’s about every ten or so days, usually after a weekend, but not always. My final weight for the month is usually taken on […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES BEANS - GRAINS SNACKS

ROASTED CHICK PEAS

ROASTED CHICK PEAS Seasoned chick peas baked till dry on the outside and creamy on the inside. Serve as a snack or as a topper on your favorite salad! Makes about 1-1/2 cups

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES SANDWICHES & SPREADS TOMATOES

TOMATO SANDWICH FOR STEVE

TOMATO SANDWICH FOR STEVE Steve’s losing weight, but he’s not going the fat-free route. He still wants a little veggie mayo on his tomato sandwich. So this is what we do. We still spread one half of the bread with Tomato Onion Salad Dressing – that is essentially fat-free, and it adds great flavors to […]

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES LUNCH SALADS & DRESSINGS

APPLE CARROT SALAD

APPLE CARROT SALAD Some fresh ginger sticks, a few walnuts, some fresh spinach and a fat-free dressing created a nice lunch combined with the apple and carrot cut into tiny julienne style pieces. Fresh, succulent plus an attractive presentation! The addition of the walnuts makes this lunch salad mostly fat-free! Serves 2

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES HORS D'OEUVRES TOMATOES

TOMATO BRUSCHETTA

TOMATO BRUSCHETTA Nobody is going to miss the oil on these appetizers. Just don’t tell anybody it’s fat-free. If you say that, they won’t want to eat it. Just serve it and they’ll love it. Good quality ingredients – remember that! It’s mostly fat-free – just a teeny bit in the tomato spread.  Makes as many […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES BEANS - GRAINS PLANT MEATS

SHARON’S FAT-FREE STOVE-TOP BEANS AND FRANKS

SHARON’S FAT-FREE STOVE-TOP BEANS AND FRANKS Animal-free hot dog slices sauteed with charred onion, then cooked in a Balsamic, brown sugar and garlic marinade. Mixed with canned baked beans, pinto beans and soy bacon bits. Nobody would notice the absence of fat. Rich and delicious! Makes 5-1/2 cups

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AFC GREEN DIET SOUPS

EDAMAME SPLIT PEA SOUP

EDAMAME SPLIT PEA SOUP Edamame (soy beans) cooked with split green peas. Seasoned with rosemary, fennel and garlic! Fat-free! Makes 7 cups

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT SALADS & DRESSINGS TOMATOES

TOMATO ONION SALAD DRESSING

TOMATO ONION SALAD DRESSING Just a tiny bit of oil brings the pureed solids to a happy place for the palate! The olive juice, ground fennel and liquid smoke help bring out the richness of the tomato, while the onion and garlic create a surprisingly fresh flavor quality, making one think it’s a fresh tomato […]