Hominy Meat Tortilla Wraps

add on for HOMINY MEAT HOMINY MEAT TORTILLA WRAPS Flour tortillas filled with HOMINY MEAT, tomatoes and green chilies plus celery, wrapped and pan-fried till golden, cut in half and ladled with TOMATO CORN SAUCE. Topped with tomatoes and green chilies with a sprinkling of fine dice celery! Makes as many as you want

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AFC GLOBAL MISSIONS ABSOLUTE

Missions regarding: All of Sharon’s writing, cooking and art sites – free style, editorial, prose, activism AFC GLOBAL MISSIONS ABSOLUTE I am on a mission to keep animals out of my food, medicine, clothing, non-food products, science, engineering, art, architecture, entertainment… I do not have to debate the mission. I already know where I stand.Continue reading “AFC GLOBAL MISSIONS ABSOLUTE”

UPDATE ON DAIYA CREAMY DRESSINGS

Recently when developing a DECONSTRUCTED BOLOGNAISE BLEU I purchased as one of the ingredients daiya BLUE CHEEZE DRESSING to add to the sauce. When I see on the bottle that it containe 8 ounces, my brain naturally assumes that means one cup. Unfortunately it does not. So in future when a recipe calls for 8Continue reading “UPDATE ON DAIYA CREAMY DRESSINGS”

ORGANIC COLLARD AND VEGGIE HOT DOG APPETIZER

When I first saw these greens art the local market, I thought they were kale or swiss chard because of the curly edges and lumpy leaves, but no, they were organic collard greens. So I bought some along with a package of LIGHT LIFE JUMBO SMART DOGS and did the only logical thing. It’s suchContinue reading “ORGANIC COLLARD AND VEGGIE HOT DOG APPETIZER”

Collard-Wrapped Veggie Dog Casserole

Veggie Dogs In Collard Wraps With Bourbon Beans And Bavarian Sauerkraut Youch. I ate these for breakfast till they were gone. The collard wraps make the Veggie SMART DOGS juicier than when not wrapped. Everything just fit so nicely! Serve hot, cold or at room temperature. Surprise your guests at your next event where foodContinue reading “Collard-Wrapped Veggie Dog Casserole”

Cauliflower Antipasto

CAULIFLOWER ANTIPASTO SIMPLY MADE. SIMPLY DELICIOUS. The various textures of the cauliflower, dried tomatoes and cheese work perfectly here! Serves 6 appetizers, salads or sides

AREPAZO LATINO & BAR

I’m beginning to think there’s something off about this block at Detroit and Warren. Nothing moves in and stays. I’m not expecting this one to stay long either. It’s a huge space and they just don’t have the set up for something so large. Steve and I ventured in on a weekday mid afternoon. ItContinue reading “AREPAZO LATINO & BAR”

VOODOO TUNA Lakewood, Ohio

SUSHI BAR & RESTAURANT ASIAN FUSION I’ll tell you right out of the gate, the sake wine was the best part of this meal. This is one of those examples of everything looking better than it tasted and textured. When the pot stickers came out I was surprised firstly by the appearance; they resembled jumboContinue reading “VOODOO TUNA Lakewood, Ohio”

Aladdin’s Eatery WestLake, Ohio

Located at Crocker Park Open-Air Mall Steve and I went all the way out to Crocker Park for lunch and there wasn’t much in the way of animal-free options on anybody’s menu, so we settled on Aladdin’s Eatery knowing at least whatever we got wouldn’t contain animals. Well, not the entire menu is animal-free, butContinue reading “Aladdin’s Eatery WestLake, Ohio”

GOD IS THE RECIPE

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE RECIPE. The Recipe Is Everything That Matters. THE RECIPE IS THE ONLY THING THAT MATTERS. You say you don’t want a recipe. You laugh and say we don’t need your crazy dumass recipes. You’re dismissive when you say it’s not helping us. We need help you say, and all you doContinue reading “GOD IS THE RECIPE”

Fat-Free Pickle Juice Mayo

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FAT-FREE PICKLE JUICE MAYO Get the creamy textures of veg mayo absent the fat. Plus more flavor and sing than animal or animal-free mayo. If you love pickles, you’ll love this. Imagine the money saved by finding a use for what you normally throw away. Some will say the juice…

DONATO’S PIZZA LAKEWOOD, OHIO

We got there on the last day of the featured cauliflower wings. Don’t know if they’ll be coming back, but if people in the restaurant don’t tell the customer, then of course they won’t sell. That’s a feature I see in all restaurants whether we eat-in or take-out. Not the cauliflower wings, but employees whoContinue reading “DONATO’S PIZZA LAKEWOOD, OHIO”

DEWEY’S PIZZA LAKEWOOD, OHIO

We go to Dewey’s in the afternoon when hardly anybody’s there. We have the whole restaurant to ourselves and sometimes we like that. Today is one of those times. I picked a hard cider for beverage. The waiter said it’s popular, light, dry, with pear undertones, and he was right. A delicious drink. Better thanContinue reading “DEWEY’S PIZZA LAKEWOOD, OHIO”

BEST BASIL I EVER TASTED

THE BASIL SURVIVE AND THRIVED in my SHADY WINDOW GARDEN. Nothing else did, but the few others were damaged plants, probably miniatures. I’M HAPPY with the basil. The best basil I ever tasted. The scent permeates the room as I sleep and I love it!! I’m planning some special dishes for this special basil inContinue reading “BEST BASIL I EVER TASTED”

TATERS AND TOFU

TATERS AND TOFU Seasoned tofu cubes coated with Panko and baked till tender-crisp. Animal-Free Tater tots baked till crisp. Served with a dipping sauce of ketchup, dairy free BLEU cheese dressing, chopped onion and dill pickle. Great snack for company or as a meal when watching the movies! Serves 4-6 depending on portion size

PEPPERONI AND PEPPER JUST EGG WRAP

PEPPERONI AND PEPPER JUST EGG WRAP Pan-heated flour tortillas spread with CREAMY OLIVE SAUCE. Layered with arugula, PEPPERONI & PEPPER JUST EGG OMELET and fresh tomatoes! Makes 4-6 small wraps

Cocoa Coffee Mousse Cake

COCOA COFFEE MOUSSE CAKE I was looking for light compared to traditional homemade weight cake which is heavier than store bought or box cake and I developed it in this easy to make eggless mousse delight. Iced with a COCOA COFFEE WHIP TOPPING. Served with a CHERRY BERRY GEL SAUCE! I said make my dayContinue reading “Cocoa Coffee Mousse Cake”

DELIGHT SOY NUGGET RAMEN EXTRAORDINAIRE

DELIGHT SOY NUGGET RAMEN Soy chicken nuggets, sweet onion strips, and fresh carrot ribbons simmered in a garlic tarragon coriander broth with millet and brown rice Ramen by Lotus Foods. Ramen Extraordinaire!! The finest of the fine! Makes 8-1/2 cups

Are Artificial Flavors Vegan? | VegFAQs

VegFAQs Are Artificial Flavors Vegan? By Dale Cudmore   January 8, 2021 You see it on coffee, packaged foods, soups, protein powder, and more…“Artificial Flavors”. Is this one of those sneaky non-vegan ingredients that you need to avoid, or can you actually eat artificial flavors with a good conscious? It’s rather frustrating since all the ingredientsContinue reading “Are Artificial Flavors Vegan? | VegFAQs”

A WINDOW GARDEN GROWS IN SHADE

That’s right. We face north a couple blocks from the Lake with no direct sunlight – rising, setting or in between. For a few years now I couldn’t grow a thing in this apartment. I surmised it was due to the massive pest control treatments conducted throughout the building over a long period of time.Continue reading “A WINDOW GARDEN GROWS IN SHADE”

WORST FRIES EVER

There’s a reason I don’t order fresh cut french fries. Kitchen staff take shortcuts with everything. If there’s a step to skip they’ll find it and do it. Fresh cut french fries are dirty; you can tell by looking at them before they cut them. I didn’t order fresh cut; that’s what the kitchen sentContinue reading “WORST FRIES EVER”

GOAT STEW

GOAT STEW Multiple flavors and textures all come together in the perfect GOAT STEW! Three days later we were still worshipping it! It began tasting good even cold!! Made with Israeli Couscous – the perfect pearly gelatinous pasta that doesn’t disintegrate in soup broth! Homemade country style baguette croutons make all the difference in itContinue reading “GOAT STEW”

CILANTRO TAQUERIA, Lake Wood, Ohio

Every time I leave the dentist I walk to the first bus stop, then check the schedule to see when the bus is due. If it just passed, or not so long ago, I walk on to the next bus stop, then continue like that till it’s close to the time it’s due and IContinue reading “CILANTRO TAQUERIA, Lake Wood, Ohio”

AFC Strawberry Roasted Pepper Jam

AFC STRAWBERRY ROASTED PEPPER JAM If you want to impress your guests, this is the way to do it. Fresh strawberries, roasted peppers in dry red wine and brown sugar with a little wine vinegar to help in the preservation process and you’ve got a winner! It makes a lot and doesn’t cost much, butContinue reading “AFC Strawberry Roasted Pepper Jam”

AFC SOFT-CRUSTED FRESH NECTARINE PIE

SOFT-CRUSTED FRESH NECTARINE PIE A new way to consider pie crust. Why not add a bit of air? Fresh sliced nectarines with coriander and lime baked in a spicy orange soft-crusted pie. Youch!! Makes 1, 9 inch pie with top and bottom crust

AFC BUTTERY RICE

This is our HOUSE RICE. You can enjoy it by itself or in any dish, except dessert, calling for rice. It’s simple and just plain good! The added viinegar keeps the glycemic index down and adds just a bit of zing – barely noticeable but pleasant! Makes 8 cups

AFC ZERO EGG SAUCE USING TOFU CHICKEN SOUP

This is a recipe using leftover TOFU CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP turned into an egg sauce using Zero Egg Basics powdered egg (meaning there’s no egg in it!) Serve Over Broccoli and Asparagus. Textures and tastes like a chopped soft boiled chicken egg. Add a black Russian toast foundation and you have a Russian Benedict alaContinue reading “AFC ZERO EGG SAUCE USING TOFU CHICKEN SOUP”

AFC Tofu Chicken Noodle Soup

Tofu Chicken Noodle Soup Shredded tofu acts as chicken and noodle in one, which means lower in carbs! Celery, cabbage, onion and carrot steeped with shredded hard tofu in a garlic, basil and tarragon broth flavored with Spice Time Imitation Chicken Bouillon powder! Perfect match for all ingredients! Makes 14 cups

AFC Pressed Tofu Barbecue Strips

PRESSED TOFU BARBECUE STRIPS Pressed tofu isn’t your regular tofu. Many restaurants use it to deep fry for it’s firm, dense texture that resembles chicken – bars and lounges especially like it! I ordered a case and had it delivered to GORDON FOOD STORE close by. You can also buy it online – Franklin FarmContinue reading “AFC Pressed Tofu Barbecue Strips”

AFC Delight Soy Chicken Walnut Salad

DELIGHT SOY CHICKEN WALNUT SALAD Soy chicken nuggets shredded and combined with crushed walnuts, celery and onion. Dressed with vegan mayo or Vegenaise, mustard, salt and pepper to taste. Simple yet tasty. Better than live chickens by a long shot! Give it a try with or without the bread!! Makes 7 cups

AFC Chicken-Free Chicken Soup

CHICKEN-FREE CHICKEN SOUP This is Steve’s favorite soup of all time. Made with Delight Soy Chicken and buckwheat ramen. I’ll have to agree. Something about that Buckwheat ramen when teamed with Delight Soy Chicken that makes you keep on wanting to eat it even after you’re full! Super simple to make with no added fat!Continue reading “AFC Chicken-Free Chicken Soup”

AFC WHEN HUMMUS GETS BORING

One of the animal-free dishes I often order at MY FRIENDS RESTAURANT is hummus. Plain hummus topped with Kalamata olives served with warmed flatbread triangles. Eh, you’ve had one you’ve had them all, always the same wherever I go. Lately I’ve been substituting cucumber slices for the bread, trying to cut back on carbs. AlthoughContinue reading “AFC WHEN HUMMUS GETS BORING”

Impossible Burger My Way @ My Friends Restaurant

When I want an Impossible Burger while eating out I go to the place that always has one, never been out, not when I was there. MY FRIENDS RESTAURANT. It’s also a block away which makes it convenient. Although I’ve never been in the kitchen, the parts that I can see are cleaner than anyContinue reading “Impossible Burger My Way @ My Friends Restaurant”