AFC WESTERN OMELET CHEESEBURGER A versatile burger batter for many dishes. A great mix. Chewy, soft, creamy, a little crunch. It’s all there! You won’t
AFC EARTH BURGER The everything burger! Grains: barley and rolled oats. Veggies: mushrooms and carrots. Beans: dark red kidney beans and blackeye peas! Contains no fat,
AFC WILD PUMPKIN SEED SAUSAGE BURGERS Okay, this is super easy once you make the rice, and that’s easy too! No-bake burgers. Form the patties,
SHARON’S POORGIRL BURGER Baked potato is the meat behind this Poorgirl Burger sandwich! What to do with a leftover baked potato when you feel like
Did you know that taste buds are located around the small structures known as papillae found on the upper surface of the tongue, soft palate, upper esophagus, the cheek and epiglottis? Betcha thought taste buds
LIGHTLIFE BEYOND CRUMBLE BEYOND and LIGHTLIFE beef and sausage crumble. Use as topping for pasta dishes, pizza, salads, tacos! Makes about 4-5 cups depending on
OILY SPONGY DOUGH For pierogi/dumpling or nuggets for soups. Textures like fatty animal meat.
WALNUT PASTEY CRUMBLES Walnuts sweetened with brown sugar, then flavored with hickory smoke, vanilla and salt. Processed till pasty crumbly! Serve on top of desserts,
Okay, let’s do it. Make the veggie dog more healthy while at the same time up-ticking the price by making it gourmet-style, downtown-style, country-club accessible.
AFC VEGAN HAM AND EGG MACARONI SALAD You can’t get much better than this. Lots of new techniques applied to an old-time favorite salad. Macaroni
People must be more curious than the government and the NON-HUMAN SLAVERY-SLAUGHTER businesses wants you to know. I only take pictures of the animal-free dishes
WALNUT PECAN SAUCE Walnuts and pecans processed with maple syrup, smoke, apple cider, salt and fresh garlic. Multi purpose sauce can be served at varying
Okay, so this is a new one for most of you, maybe all of you. I bought a second pepper mill just so I could
Garlic already mashed comes in handy when you want to make garlic bread or don’t feel like peeling, dicing and mashing. Of course you could
You wouldn’t call seaweed vegan. Seaweed is seaweed all by itself. It’s a plant. You wouldn’t call tomatoes or blueberries or nuts vegan. They’re plants.
Okay, corn season is here. Grocers are selling corn on the cob, shucked or shuck your own. Shuck your own is cheaper (about half the
For years I cut the tops and the bottoms off of tomatoes, then cut the pieces from both that were usable minus the stem parts.
It takes a lot longer to develop a recipe than it does to replicate a recipe. For that reason the prep times are not given.
Baked beans aren’t just for service as main or side dish. They make good sandwiches too. Make your own baked beans or use canned. I
SMOKY CHERRY BALSAMIC SAUCE When you find a sauce that can be used with savory plus sweet dishes, and both applications produce moans of pleasure
ALMOND CHOCOLATE COCONUT COFFEE CRUMBLE Top a slice of oatmeal breakfast pie or any hot cereal in a bowl. Top your favorite cake, pudding or
VEGGIE POT BEANS A hearty pot of baked beans and veggies. Smoky, sweet, salty, spicy, acidic. Textured with reconstituted vegetable protein to increase nutritional content
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
SHARON’S MANICOTTI This has been a long time in the planning and waiting stages – mainly to get the filling right absent any animal products.
RED AND WHITE LASAGNA Lasagna noodles layered with a Tofutti ricotta and cream cheese filling, sweet roasted peppers, and a garlic, tarragon and fennel tomato
GROOMING 101 – Keeping The Food Safe Starts With Your Own Personal Cleanliness Some of the filthiest shoes I’ve seen are worn by chefs, cooks
EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE Click here for: HAPPY COW RESTAURANT LOCATOR The Healthy Eating Guide. Insert your location and Happy Cow will tell you where to eat out
TOFU CLOTH INSTRUCTIONS ClipBoard: After a few years, my tofu cloth made from a polyester curtain sprang some holes. Since I didn’t have any spare
SMOKED PAPRIKA is the key ingredient added to animal-free recipes tasting of blood. Other additives that enhance the smoked paprika thus the blood taste are
REPLICATING RECIPES It seems that some recipes, no matter how you prepare them, turn out perfectly every time. Other recipes, no mater how precisely you
NEW RICE POLICY Since reading about high arsenic levels in rice, particularly brown rice, I now rinse all bagged rice till water runs clear before
HERBS AND SPICES Within the category of plants that we commonly call herbs, are herbs and evergreens. Herbs are annual, biennial, or perennial plants in which the stems
FRUSTRATION-FREE COOKING COOK TO PLEASE–either yourself and/or your guests. To approach cooking as a chore deprives you of the joys of discovery, accomplishment and satisfaction.
DUMBING DOWN RECIPES I don’t dumb down recipes. Everybody does it in order to make the recipe sound as simple as possible. If I did
When you go animal-free you find yourself attracted to more variety in your condiments, spices and herbs. In fact, in every category of animal-free, you
When I use the word “veggie” in my recipes or writing I’m referring to animal-free/plant-based. Veggie means vegetable. I am not referring to vegetarian, which
You want to explore. I know you do. It’s like being a kid again isn’t it? That feeling of going outside into your environment on
Begin by going one day a week, any day or any meal, without meat. Then advance to more days on more occasions. Or start with