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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS SO DELICIOUS DAIRY FREE

So Delicious Almondmilk Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert

A piece of heaven with every bite. Never disappoints. It is all it claims to be – Rich, creamy & totally indulgent! It’s a privilege to witness the making of a miracle on a stick. No cow or other animal needed or wanted. There is a God. Many Gods. Get new content delivered directly to […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS APPETIZER DOMINEX EGGPLANT

DOMINEX Eggplant Veggie Fries

Bake according to package instructions is the best way. Serve right away, since just like any other fry they cool down quickly. I used a veg mayo with Poupon Dijon Mustard and smoked paprika with a little garlic powder for a dipping sauce. The breading was okay, not too much, though a bit salty. I […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS LABELING TOFUTTI

Why Almost Identical – Sour Cream, Cream Cheese?

TOFUTTI FUDGING THEIR LABELS? Companies will most assuredly cite pandemic reasons for putting cream cheese into their sour cream containers or vice versa. Or, maybe they altered the recipe itself, bringing the two closer together in texture, viscosity, mouth feel and flavor. Or they didn’t have enough sour cream, so decided to sell cream cheese […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS SABRE

Sabra Spinach & Artichoke Hummus

Steve brought home a dip over the holidays. Saw it, liked the way it looked, likes spinach and artichokes, thought it a good buy. Well, more like a good-bye. That’s what I did with it, after several attempts to try to like it. I like Sabre products – usually. Maybe due to the pandemic resulting […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ENGLISH MUFFIN PRIVATE COLLECTION

Private Collection California Lemon Filling

PRIVATE COLLECTION LEMON FILLING/ENGLISH MUFFIN For the once or twice a year I buy this lemon filling, it maters not that it won’t make it to the super health food list of options. I love it and the good feeling I get when I indulge cancel out the small amount of negatives. My liver can […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS GIA RUSSA

Gia Russa Sicilian Lemon Marmalade

GIA RUSSA SICILIAN LEMON MARMALADE Steve brought home this Sicilian Lemon Marmalade, knowing I like orange marmalade and most things Italian. I doubt I’m the only one who thinks lemon flavored product often tastes like bathroom deodorizer smells – to the point of offending the senses. Gia Russa usually has good product. Reliable. Wouldn’t hesitate […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS APPETIZER CONDIMENTS GOOD KARMA FOODS NABISCO THE DAIRY FREE COMPANY

KARMA BLEU DIP

GOOD KARMA AND SUPER BLEU BLEND Combine as much SUPER BLEU with GOOD KARMA ONION DIP as you like. It’s that simple. Transfer to dipping dish and serve with cracker of your choice. Today it was WHEAT THINS. Not too hard on the gums, just enough crisp. Use as appetizer or perk up a sandwich […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS RICH'S NON DAIRY

COFFEE RICH

NON-DAIRY CREAMER. The non-dairy creamer that’s been on the market since 1946. GLOBAL. The closest tasting and feeling to real milk and cream out there. Comes frozen. Thaws easily. Use in place of milk or cream. I’ve used it for years with excellent results. It’s a RECIPE TURNER. Not just the creamy component, but the […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS DAIYA DAIRY FREE

MORNING STAR CORN DOGS

MORNING STAR CORN DOGS Bake in oven according to package instructions or pan-fry in enough oil not to stick – both are excellent.

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS APPETIZER KRAFT LIGHTLIFE PLANT MEATS SAUCES

Lightlife SMART Tenders

LIGHTLIFE SMART TENDERS These tenders aren’t so smart, or the people transporting and storing them aren’t too smart – either way presents problems for the customer. 2 pkgs. equals 12 tenders 2, 6 oz. pkg. Lightlife Smart Tenders, thawed FAT-FREE SAUCE: Kraft Fat-Free French Dressing Balsamic vinegar apple vinegar liquid smoke garlic powder salt fresh […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS MAY WAH / LILY'S PANTRY VEGAN MEATS MOMIKO/JAPAN SIMPLY FRUIT TOFU

Pan-Fried Frozen Q-Tofu In Apricot Sauce

Pan-Fried Frozen Q-Tofu In Apricot Sauce Succulent is my first and last impression on these tender, juicy, different than any tofu I ever had, pillows of wonder! I already know what I’m going to get myself for Christmas – a case of them. Better start winding down the freezer now! Makes 4 appetizers or 2 […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS Field Roast Grain Meats & Cheeses

Field Roast Signature Stadium Dog

“It’s tradition. In a move to make traditional ballpark food at Seattle Mariners games more desirable for flexitarian and vegetarian fans, the Seattle Mariners have partnered with Seattle-based Field Roast to bring an All- American vegetarian frankfurter and burger to the Safeco Field menu.” That was in 2012

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS DAIYA DAIRY FREE FRENCH'S SANDWICHES Yves Meatless Vegan Meats

CRISPY ONION SANDWICH

CRISPY ONION SANDWICH Make any veggie sandwich extraordinary with CRISPY FRIED ONIONS by French’s, Veggie Bacon by Yves and Blue Cheeze Dressing by daiya! Make sure the bread is fresh (lightly toasted if you like), the lettuce is crisp and the tomatoes ripe! You hit the Trifecta! Makes 1, or as many as you want

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS DAIYA DAIRY FREE

My Favorite Creamy Dressings

DAIYA DOES IT ALL. Pick a dressing any dressing! They’re all superb! My go-to dressing is DAIYA BLUE CHEEZE! So many uses. Not just for salads: greens, coleslaw, potato, pasta/macaroni, veggie. 1- In many fat-free dishes all it takes is a Tablespoon of daiya Blue Cheeze drizzle over the top to pop it. 2- Use […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS APPETIZER CRAV'N CRACKERS ESSENTIAL BAKING COMPANY MAINS PIZZA SNAK TIME CRACKERS

MY PIZZA TO CRACKER EXPERIENCE

We Want Fresh Bread Or No Bread WE CAN DO NO BREAD. We’re just not going to do stale bread. Bakers sat on their animal-based laurels too long. They should have believed what was staring at them, that longer shelf lives were needed. They failed to do the research and development wanting to put all […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS APPETIZER CONDIMENTS DAIYA DAIRY FREE DELIGHT SOY GREY POUPON MUSTARD

Buffalo Soy Delight Chicken Nuggets

Soy Delight had a few starts and stops during the pandemic, but they always seemed to make good on their promise that more is coming, because it always did.

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS UPDATE WHOLE FOODS

ADD-ON And UPDATE 365 Oat-Based Whipped Topping – Food Cartels?

ORIGINAL ARTICLE ON THIS SITE: https://theanimal-freechef.com/2021/05/07/365-whipped-topping-whole-foods/ ADD ON TO REVIEW: What started out as a complicated-to-use product, became even more complicated several days later when I tried to use it again. The first day I used it, each time it worked like a charm – roll the bottom third of can under warm water, shake […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS WHOLE FOODS

365 Whipped Topping – WHOLE FOODS

CAN YOU IMAGINE THAT? Whipped cream made out of plants with no fat. FAT-FREE! Now, you need to read the can. You can shake forever and nothing comes out. Who would think that you have to run the bottom third of the can under warm tap water for 30 seconds before shaking then squirting. Yes […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS DAIYA DAIRY FREE WHOLE FOODS

Fried Cauliflower WHOLE FOODS

Steve was in that part of town today, so stopped in to have a look around at WHOLE FOODS. CAME HOME WITH LOTS OF GOODIES. A Mother’s Day gift early, since he’s going in for hip replacement surgery the morning after, so he’ll be doing prep work from now until then. One item was from […]

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GHIRARDELLI CHOCOLATE SAUCE

One might think that a company like GHIRARDELLI would manufacture a high end chocolate sauce. PREMIUM. PROFESSIONAL. That’s what it says on the label. If I wanted a cheap product that tasted and textured like glossy cocoa powder paste, I could have mixed some cocoa powder with sugar and water, heated then cooled it and […]

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ACCIDENTALLY VEGAN ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS DESSERTS HERSHEY'S CHOCOLATE NADA MOO NON DAIRY SO DELICIOUS DAIRY FREE

Nada Moo Ice Cream Sundae

NADA MOO ICE CREAM SUNDAE This is one of those ‘don’t talk while you eat’ desserts. If you start talking it might just disappear into somebody else’s mouth. Protect your plate from pillagers. Wow. I’m in love with NADA MOO. I don’t know how you ended up in my test kitchen, but I’m glad you […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS JUST MAYO

JUST MAYO

Unfortunately for me, since I love to try different flavors, out of all the flavors JUST, Inc. claims to sell I’ve only seen the original and chipotle. I tried the squeeze bottle, but recently happened upon the jar packaging and found it much more convenient. There’s a lot of waste in squeeze mayo bottles whereby […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS CADO AVOCAD FROZEN DESSERT DESSERTS HERSHEY'S CHOCOLATE LYONS RICH'S NON DAIRY SO DELICIOUS DAIRY FREE

So Delicious and CADO Meet in Chef Sharon’s Kitchen

Now I understand why Tom Brady of football fame likes avocado ice-cream. I think he’d like the OATMILK variety too made by So Delicious. Actually I think I might try to make a recipe using both OAT MILK and AVOCADO in one ice-cream extravaganza experience! Stay tuned. Hershey put out a thicker version of their […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS BUSH'S BEANS MAINS SAUCES

BUSH’S CUBAN STYLE BLACK BEANS

BUSH’S CUBAN STYLE BLACK BEANS Steve brought these home. I never saw them before. He took them in his lunch mixed with rice and fire roasted tomatoes. I was about to throw the can when I noticed he left a few. One half cup exactly, but just enough to give them a hearty taste test […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS BEYOND MEAT PIZZA PIZZA HUT

PIZZA HUT GOES BEYOND – Beyond Meat – Go Beyond®

• The pizza in the ad photo has animal cheese on it along with the animal-free sausage. They should have called it the half and half pizza instead of Beyond Pizza. TAFC Review: Steve emailed me a link to Pizza Hut that now was selling the Beyond Sausage Pizza. There’s a Pizza Hut right across […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS BEYOND MEAT KATE NATURALS LILLY BELLE PI TOFU

Lilly’s Beyond Beef Skillet

LILLY’S BEYOND BEEF SKILLET BEYOND BEEF CRUMBLES sauteed in extra-virgin olive oil. Combined with tofu, peas, roasted peppers and vegan yeast. Seasoned with garlic, fennel, turmeric, smoked paprika and BLACK HIMALAYAN SALT. Lilly loves it!! Makes 6 cups

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Spaghetti and Beyond Beef Nuggets

SPAGHETTI AND BEYOND BEEF NUGGETS An UPTICKED DELLALO TOMATO BASIL SAUCE ladled over thin spaghetti and topped with BEYOND BEEF ROUND NUGGETS cooked to perfection! DELALLOLICIOUS! Lots of veggies in this sauce! Serves 4-6

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS DELIGHT SOY KNORR BOUILLON SOUP

Delight Soy Chicken Soup

DELIGHT SOY CHICKEN SOUP If you can find Delight Soy chicken nuggets, it doesn’t take much to make a plant chicken soup, that actually tastes like animal-based chicken soup. Simple, soothing and beneficial to you – the organism! Which proves you don’t need the stewed chicken or the marrow from the bones when you’re sick […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS BEYOND MEAT DOG FOOD

What Happened? Beyond Meat Beefy Crumbles

Yes, that’s what I want to know. What happened to BEYOND MEAT beefy crumbles? Maybe it’s too old. Maybe the original recipe was changed. Maybe they’re getting rid of product that didn’t turn out so well. Whatever the reason, the last two times I tried this product – several months apart, bought at different stores […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS GIA RUSSA GO VEGGIE PARMESAN CHEESE MASSEL BOUILLON NELLIE & JOES FAMOUS KEY WEST LIME JUICE PACIFIC FOODS RONZONI SAUCES SMART BALANCE

OAT MILK SAVORY LIME SAUCE

OAT MILK SAVORY LIME SAUCE  Oat milk-based creamy lime sauce with garlic, tarragon and basil! Serve over veggies or pasta! Makes 2-1/2 cups

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS OUR FAMILY

EVERYTHING BAGEL SEASONING BLEND

EVERYTHING BAGEL SEASONING BLEND by Our Family Since I’m boycotting bagels worldwide, I of course won’t let a bagel in the house. Well, Steve loves bagels, but he knew I meant business. So low and behold, he finds a loophole. His favorite bagel is the Mish Mash – a bagel with ‘everything’ sprinkled on it: […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS APPETIZER MAY WAH / LILY'S PANTRY VEGAN MEATS SALADS

PAN-FRIED MAY WAH TUNA SALAD

PAN-FRIED MAY WAH TUNA SALAD MAY WAH TUNA sauteed in sesame oil with black and white sesame seeds, garlic and lemon. Combined with chopped steamed cauliflower, celery and apple. Tossed with a Smoked Paprika Dill Relish Mayo! Makes a little more than 4 cups