STRAWBERRY CHOCOLATE ALMOND MOUSSE FROSTING Marinated fresh strawberries with zest and juice of orange, brown sugar and unsweetened dark chocolate plus smoked almond crumbles. Folded into dairy-free whipped topping! A perfect mousse with which to frost a layer cake! Makes about 3-1/2 cups
BALSAMIC SMOKED ALMOND PASTE It’s difficult to believe that this is all nuts. The texture is much like a chunky dried fruit paste, only this has a melt in your mouth component. Guests will ask what fruit it is for sure. Fig, is it fig? No, no, it’s all nuts except of course for theContinue reading “Balsamic Smoked Almond Paste”
EGG-FREE NOG PRETZEL PIE – GOAT This is like no cream pie you ever experienced. Yet somehow it all seems so familiar. A rough and tumble cream pie? Is that even possible? With the animal-free chef, anything is possible! Two egg-free dairy-free nogs, banana, sesame cashews, brown sugar and vanilla, blended and cooked like aContinue reading “EGG-FREE NOG PRETZEL PIE – GOAT”
Steve and I are big fans of Blue Diamond. Their smokehouse almonds are tops. I make crumbs out of them that I put on everything that likes a crushed nut topper. Their Almond Breeze Milk is the same – tops. Their gluten-free smokehouse Nut Thin crackers yup the same – tops. Now this. Of courseContinue reading “Crafted Gourmet Almonds – Blue Diamond \ new”
CREAMY CAPONATA SPREAD (GF) Already made to order this special eggplant appetizer takes a creamy leap into never-never land to land on top of the heap! Mix with Tofutti gluten-free, dairy free cream cheese, and serve with gluten-free Blue Diamond Nut-Thins! Off the planet delicious!! A perfect spread with a perfect cracker. Add a fewContinue reading “Creamy Caponata Spread”
GOT THE GOODS Made from the ingredients on display by YOU KNOW WHO! And you know where to come for the best! At CHEF SHARON’S Animal-Free Kitchen! That’s where it all happens! INGREDIENT: BLUE DIAMOND SMOKEHOUSE ALMONDS makes a perfect Smokehouse Almond Crumble Sprinkle over salads, veggies, even dessert (minus the garlic of course). SMOKEDContinue reading “Today’s Ingredient(s) Fri. 11-16-2018”
GOT THE GOODS Be looking in a couple days for the recipe(s) links right here kiddo. Made from the ingredients on display by YOU KNOW WHO! You know where to come for the best! At CHEF SHARON’S Animal-Free Kitchen! That’s where it all happens! 1- Wishbone Russian Dressing 2- Almond Breeze unsweetened original Almondmilk 3-Continue reading “Today’s Ingredient(s) Fri. 2 November 2018”
SAFFRON PESTO ROTINI This is just one of the uses for SAFFRON WALNUT PESTO: Sauteed celery, red pepper and onion mixed with cooked tri-color rotini pasta, then tossed with Saffron Walnut Pesto that was heated till bubbly with a can of Bush’s Vegetarian Baked Beans! All the more creamy with the beans! You won’t believeContinue reading “Saffron Pesto Rotini”
Biscuits & Gravy? You’ve got a relative you never met! Meet your better half: Muffins & Gravy!
Yes, English muffins are the best biscuits in the world!
Especially good with gravy!
CREAMY ASPARAGUS PEA SOUP WITH CARROT SPIRALS Simple, easy, tasty. We combine canned foods with fresh for a great result. Give it a try. You won’t die if you eat something from a can. Pick a good quality canned asparagus and a good quality canned pea! Makes 4-1/2 cups
FRESH FRUIT COCOA SMOOTHIE Strawberry, blueberry and banana blended with walnut and flax seed in almond-coconut milk with dark cocoa and ginger juice! This is about the speed of my power drinks! Makes 3 cups
Every now and then I make myself a protein drink. I’ve had this container of pea protein from NOW SPORTS for about a year, that’s how seldom I make one. And I have a back up in the pantry. This one is almost empty, however, so at least I’m using it, albeit slowly. Recently IContinue reading “STRAWBERRY BANANA PROTEIN DRINK”
JAMAICAN ME CRAZY FLAN Do you like cocoa, coffee, coconut, caramel? Then you’ll love this smok’n Jamaican Me Crazy flan! Serves 6
SMOKED ALMOND TRUFFLE ICE-CREAM Nutty, smoky, salty, sweet. The texture of a decadent truffle – all wrapped up in an animal-free ice-cream. Enjoy the pleasure while it lasts. Then save some for tomorrow – you’ll be glad you did! Makes 4-1/2 cups
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
SMOKED ALMOND BUTTER Smoked almonds, raw almonds, almond milk, brown sugar. Easy, creamy, delicious! Makes 4-1/2 cups