AFC AGAR DIET

BACK TO WHAT WORKED IN THE PAST LOSE FIVE POUNDS FIVE DAYS SHARON’S WAY AGAR WORKED, until I stopped using it out of concern that it would block the absorption of necessary nutrients. I read it some place and it set off an alarm, so I quit it. Well, don’t believe everything you read, myContinue reading “AFC AGAR 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”

AFC BANANA DIET – I’m going to eat like a monkey and see where it takes me

Although for the past several months I focused a lot on eating healthy and not necessarily dieting, I’m now ready to get more serious in the weight reduction category. Just as always I’m back up to 162 pounds with a height of five feet eight inches from my 148 pounds on 31 December 2018. IContinue reading “AFC BANANA DIET – I’m going to eat like a monkey and see where it takes me”

Orange Saffron Ginger Beer Dressing

ORANGE SAFFRON GINGER BEER DRESSING Orange, and  carrot juices, banana and ginger beer blended with saffron threads, coriander and garlic creating a sweet, savory, tart fat-free salad dressing! Makes 4 cups

NO SHAME HERE

Fat or skinny you are accepted the way you are. Some people eat too much. Some people eat too little. Some people eat mostly healthy. Some people eat mostly unhealthy. Some people are in the middle on some counts and not others. Some manage their weight at great effort, others with hardly a thought to it. Doesn’tContinue reading “NO SHAME HERE”

MY NEW THING

I’M HAVING A FAT-FREE FOOD FLING! I’m stepping outside the box, testing boundaries, going beyond the familiar on this site. Always with a history though – the history of eating animals, the history of original sin – the ugliest of sins that made me and makes the world ugly. I’m looking for the beautiful inContinue reading “MY NEW THING”

Minute Maid Limeade Dressing fat-free

MINUTE MAID LIMEADE DRESSING fat-free Minute Maid Limeade combined with pineapple explodes onto your greens like no other dressing. Use as dressing for any salad you like or over cooked veggies or as a dipper for fried tofu! Makes approx. 5 cups

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”

Gimme Lean Meatless Sausage by Lightlife = Diet Food

Gimme Lean Meatless Sausage by Lightlife contains no fat. Each 2 ounce serving contains only 60 calories. I make 14 patties out of 1 tube that = 14 oz. I either eat them plain with a dipping sauce or put them on a small burger bun. Each of my patties = 30 calories plus aContinue reading “Gimme Lean Meatless Sausage by Lightlife = Diet Food”

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”

AFC RAPID FAT-LOSS DIET DAY 6

  7/11/2018 WEDNESDAY Day 6 Weigh-In = not today Total Calories = 1500 Total Fat grams = 27.22 Fat Calorie/Total Calorie Ratio = .16 or 16%

AFC Greens And Beans Cabbage Weight Reduction Soup (WRS)

AFC GREENS AND BEANS CABBAGE WEIGHT REDUCTION SOUP ( WRS) Some of us would prefer some options for the Weight Reduction Soup (WRS). When we tire of one soup, there’s another style, just as tasty and effective in weight control, to peak the interest of our palate! This WRS does that! Makes 38 cups

Weight Reduction Soup (WRS) Program

WEIGHT REDUCTION SOUP (WRS) FAT-FREE CABBAGE SOUP  This is my new favorite soup. I love everything about it. It’s simple, easy, doesn’t cost much and it makes a ton. This will be Steve’s and my lunch for the week. Today, for lunch he had 5 cups. This soup is definitely a keeper! I’m going toContinue reading “Weight Reduction Soup (WRS) Program”

Fat-Free Creamy Cauliflower Dressing

FAT-FREE CREAMY CAULIFLOWER DRESSING Sometimes fat-free gets complicated – till the cauliflower appears from out of nowhere and shows us how to do it! This is one version. Try your own and see how it develops! Then share it here! Makes 4-1/2 cups

Pink Lentil Cream

PINK LENTIL CREAM Serve as an elegant first course appetizer soup, use as gravy or as thickener/flavor enhancer for other sauces instead of cornstarch/flour and bouillon. Easy, cheap and super smooth! Makes 4 cups

I Thought This Was A Fat-Free Site

I thought this was a fat-free site. What happened? Even though the site URL is fat-free chef, it’s not all fat-free. It isn’t even all about fat. It’s about working with fat in conjunction with other ingredients or working without fat – and then a bunch of other stuff. So why not change the URL?Continue reading “I Thought This Was A Fat-Free Site”

TRICOLOR TOASTED QUINOA SOUP

TRICOLOR TOASTED QUINOA SOUP Color overload – just what your system wanted! Great flavor, texture. Freezes well. Fat-free too! Easy to make. Long shelf life in back of refrigerator. Breakfast, lunch or dinner – it works for me! Makes 14 cups

GIMME LEAN SAUSAGE AND TOMATO

GIMME LEAN SAUSAGE AND TOMATO A plant meat and veggie saute. Tastier and more satisfying than the animal counterpart! No leap needed here. Low-fat too! Makes 6-1/2 cups

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 onContinue reading “30 October 2016 – weight loss update”

CHARRED BRUSSEL SPROUTS

CHARRED BRUSSEL SPROUTS Fresh steamed brussel sprouts charred in a little extra virgin olive oil. Tossed with garlic, smoked paprika, fresh grind sea salt and black pepper. Served with Ball Park Mustard mixed with a little veggie mayo! Serve as hors d’oeuvre or side dish vegetable. Low fat! Serves 6

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

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 manyContinue reading “TOMATO BRUSCHETTA”

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

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 tomatoContinue reading “TOMATO ONION SALAD DRESSING”

FAT-FREE CARAMELIZED PEPPERS AND ONIONS

FAT-FREE CARAMELIZED PEPPERS AND ONIONS We go through a process when sautéing without oil. It’s easy to caramelize if you follow the steps required. Expect perfection the first time! Makes 4 side dishes or 4-6 sandwiches

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