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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS APPETIZER FOLLOW YOUR HEART Non-Dairy LIGHTLIFE PLANT MEATS

PLANT MEAT PATE

PLANT MEAT PATE You can say it tastes like any animal you like. It’s still plant meat, and that’s the way hundreds of millions of people all over the globe prefer their meat – from a plant! Enjoy the brilliance of plants that provide what they were intended to provide – nourishment and pleasure! Makes […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS APPETIZER DELIGHT SOY MAINS

DELIGHT SOY

PRODUCT REVIEW FOR: Delight Soy Vegan Chicken Nuggets In Mandarin Sauce. Okay, Heinen’s Supermarket in Northeast Ohio buys the vegan nuggets from Delight Soy, then they add their own mandarin sauce to it and sell them in the deli. First time Steve brought these home I was stunned at how good they were. I figured […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES APPETIZER GORDON FOODS

SWEET POTATO FRIES

SWEET POTATO FRIES Baked not fried, gluten-free, sweet potatoes, platter style. Served with a dip of ketchup and Red Beet  Horseradish. Perfect combo! Serves 4

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS APPETIZER GORDON FOODS JUST MAYO

GFS SWEET POTATO FRIES

GFS SWEET POTATO FRIES I’m lucky to have a Gordon’s Food Store down the street. Wholesale/retail. Put the frozen sweet potato fries on a baking sheet – bake according to package instructions – and in no time you have a perfect small plate to enjoy while watching your favorite shows. I used a barbecue sauce […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES APPETIZER GOAT JUST MAYO SAUCES

GREEN PEPPERCORN AND CAPER AIOLI SAUCE

GREEN PEPPERCORN AND CAPER AIOLI SAUCE Just Mayo Original and Chipotle flavors mixed with fresh green peppercorn, capers, extra virgin olive oil, Amore Garlic Paste, fresh lemon squeeze and garlic! Tastes better than the egg yolk based aioli! Serve as you would any other aioli. I chose steamed veggies: green beans, spinach and asparagus! Impressive! […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES APPETIZER AUTHENTIC ITALIAN PASTA CHIPS BLUE DIAMOND GOAT MAINS

BLUE DIAMOND WASABI PESTO

BLUE DIAMOND WASABI PESTO Blue Diamond Almonds BOLD Wasabi & Soy Sauce flavor blended with garlic, fresh cilantro, grape seed oil and vinegar! WOW! Serve over pasta, pierogi, ravioli, green beans or as a thin hors d’oeuvre dipping sauce for Authentic Italian Pasta Chips! Makes 2-1/4 cups

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES APPETIZER GOAT WINE

CAPONATA BABAGANOUSH

CAPONATA BABAGANOUSH Roasted eggplant and Betty Crocker Bac-os combined with a mushroom, red wine and garlic reduction. Finished with toasted sesame seed, tomato and Gia Russa Balsamic glaze! Served with grilled pita bread and/or sliced French baguette and sides of capers and/or chopped Kalamata olive! Makes 3-1/2 cups

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCTS APPETIZER CHUNG'S ALL NATURAL VEGETABLE POTSTICKERS MAINS

CHUNG’S VEGETABLE POTSTICKERS

Was I impressed with these potstickers or what? Steve too. I never have high expectations for prepared veggie frozen foods, so I was pleasantly surprised by the quality, texture, flavor and the way they cooked up ( no breakage). The directions say to heat  2 T. oil in skillet on medium-high heat. Turn heat to […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES APPETIZER FRITO LAY GOYA HOLIDAY OUR FAMILY UTZ SNACKS WILSON PRODUCE

CRANBERRY BLACK BEAN SALSA

CRANBERRY BLACK BEAN SALSA Our Family Whole Cranberry Sauce, Goya Black Beans and Wilson Produce Sweet Mini Peppers combined with Tostitos Chunky Salsa, fresh cilantro and lemon. Served with UTZ White Corn Tortilla Chips. Wow! My new favorite salsa! Makes 4 cups

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES APPETIZER GOAT GORDON FOODS MINOR'S FLAVOR PASTE NABISCO

MUSHROOM AND BREAD PATE

MUSHROOM AND BREAD PATE A unique way of making, presenting and enjoying mushroom pate! By adding fresh Italian breadcrumbs to the mix, the glutenous nature of the bread, when left to set in the refrigerator overnight creates a pate you can slice with no detraction from the pate or its mushroom flavor accentuated by Minor’s […]

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ANIMAL-FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES APPETIZER RUBSCHLAGER COCKTAIL BREAD TOFUTTI

Cocktail Sandwiches

 COCKTAIL HORS D’OEUVRE SANDWICHES A quick, easy, delicious, satisfying hors d’oeuvre sandwich. Made with Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese, veggie salami, scallion and garlic. Spread on Rubschlager Rye Cocktail Bread, cut into triangles! Makes  a little more than 1-½ cups spread, enough for 1 sleeve of cocktail bread