Tofurkey Italian Sausage Tomato Sauce

TOFURKEY ITALIAN SAUSAGE TOMATO SAUCE Sauteed red onion, green pepper and mushroom combined with fresh zucchini rounds in a Tofurkey Italian Sausage Tomato Sauce. Outstanding flavors and textures! Makes 13-1/4 cups Advertisements

Tofurkey Pepperjack Melt

TOFURKEY PEPPERJACK MELT Restaurant Ready! Go for it! Now there’s a prefect sandwich melt without grilling the bread. Who would have thought to melt the meat and cheese separately? Me!! And it worked! Makes 1 sandwich

PUNK RAWK SMOKED NUTMILK CHEESE

Most nutmilk cheeses are good on their own. Eat right out of the package is what I most often prefer to do. With this smoked cheese coated with cracked black pepper I decided to make a grilled sandwich. Use a deli-size whole grain bread, spread both pieces with Grey Poupon Dijon Mustard. Top one slice…

Saffron Pesto Rotini

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 believe…

Cream Of Tomato Pumpkin Soup

CREAM OF TOMATO PUMPKIN SOUP A rich, elegant, powerfully expressed creamy soup! Common ingredients don’t detract from its beauty, in fact, they enhance it! Makes 9 cups

Italian Barbecue Sub Sandwiches

Italian Barbecue Sub Sandwiches Vegetarian Italian Grain Meat Sausage by Field Roast teamed with Guy Fieri Bourbon Brown Sugar barbecue sauce with excellent results! Served on a toasted sub roll with yellow mustard, ripe tomatoes and Follow Your Heart Vegan Bleu Cheese Salad Dressing. This is a ‘how to get your husband out of bed…

DELIGHT SOY CHICKEN SALAD

DELIGHT SOY CHICKEN SALAD A perfect soy chicken mixed with celery, onion, carrot and walnuts. Seasoned with sage and coriander. Mixed with fresh cilantro and JUST MAYO. Makes a delightful vegan chicken salad for salad boats or sandwich or on an open-face French baguette appetizer topped with a dill cornichon pickle slice and a spot…

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…

GARDEIN MEATLESS MEATBALLS

This is such a no-brainer. Steve sautéed some mushroom, onion and green pepper, then added a homemade marinara sauce we had frozen. Then added fresh garlic and basil. Open the package of frozen meatballs, add to simmering sauce, cover and cook about 15 minutes or till heated all the way through. Serve over pasta or…

LIQUORED UP MARYANNE AND MIKE MARINARA

LIQUORED UP MARYANNE AND MIKE MARINARA ‘Snowy’ sweet onion and garlic simmered with mushroom in a smoky tomato sauce flavored with red wine and Marsala wine! We served it over linguini topped with a veg chick’n cutlet steeped in Marsala, then topped with skillet-fried marsala mushrooms. Top it off with fresh basil if it makes…

SHARON’S MANICOTTI

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. It’s a success I waited three decades to achieve. Makes 11 stuffed pasta and 5-1/4 cups sauce

RAISIN BEET CAKE

RAISIN BEET CAKE You won’t detect the beets like you would detect the carrots in a carrot cake. Made with San Pellegrino Blood Orange Soda. Definitely a keeper!  Makes 8 inch double layer

QUINOA VEG CLAM & OYSTER CHOWDER

QUINOA VEG CLAM & OYSTER CHOWDER Who would believe it? Sea water, wild mushrooms and saffron give this chowder it’s sea flavor. Tastes like tender clams and oysters, with the toasted quinoa creating a perfect texture extension for the veg sea food. Bold and wonderful! Makes 9-1/4 cups

TOASTED QUINOA BREAKFAST PIE

TOASTED QUINOA BREAKFAST PIE A pearly Toasted Quinoa Breakfast Pie made pearly by the addition of Minute Tapioca. Cooked in almond milk with brown sugar, raisins and vanilla. Served hot in a bowl drizzled with additional almond milk and topped with a smoky mixed nut crumble, a pat of margarine, light brown sugar, then dusted…

SPAGHETTI RICE PILAF

SPAGHETTI RICE PILAF The holidays are gone. That doesn’t mean great tasting food went with them! Enjoying a special rice pilaf made with browned gluten-free spaghetti sticks (Bonta d’Italia Authentic Italian Pasta), curry-coriander rice, sautéed peppers, onions and peas. Tossed with walnut crumbles and served with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil! Sunday dinner…

CAULIFLOWER CASHEW PAPRIKASH

CAULIFLOWER CASHEW PAPRIKASH Schar’s Gluten-Free Spaghetti topped with sautéed mushroom, sweet red pepper and onion. Followed by paprika and saffron seasoned roasted cauliflower. Top it all off with a Cashew Paprikash Cheese Sauce. Sprinkled with fresh grind black pepper and served with a fresh mint garnish! Serves 4 – Sauce makes 4 cups

WHITE RUSSIAN COFFEE

WHITE RUSSIAN COFFEE Java Nagila chocolate & mint flavored coffee served with vodka and coffee liqueur. Topped with candy cane dust, powdered dark cocoa and fresh mint sprig. Served with a candy cane dipper. Super special! Makes as many as you want

HOLIDAY SPICE COFFEE

HOLIDAY SPICE COFFEE Java Factory hazelnut & nutmeg flavored coffee with additional fresh grated nutmeg. Topped with vegan whipped cream, fresh orange zest and a cinnamon stick. Garnished with a clove studded orange wedge! Makes 1 serving

RUSSIAN CREAM DRESSING

RUSSIAN CREAM DRESSING Rich Whip Non-Dairy Topping mixed with bottled Wish~Bone Russian Dressing. Served over salad of romaine lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, tomato and cucumber. Topped with additional whipped cream and sprinkled with almond crumbles! Special!! Makes as much as you want

VEGAN CHICKEN SCORCHED RICE

VEGAN CHICKEN SCORCHED RICE Make your taste buds pop then sparkle with happy! Not Chinese. One big taste sensation. I’m your Momi! Makes almost 6 cups

MUFFINS and GRAVY

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

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

WILD TOMATO ZUCCHINI POT

WILD TOMATO ZUCCHINI POT With spiralized zucchini used in place of the pasta! Hot, sweet, timid, lovely, exciting, smooth, bold! A vegetable main dish, soup or stew – no matter what you call it, it’s still wild! Makes 8 cups

CLEVELAND KRAUT

The beet kraut is milder than the whiskey, because of the addition of the beets. Sweet! I wish they’d take that racist face off from the label of Bergman Ball Park Mustard. I’m going to have to stop buying their mustard if they don’t. I’ve read that raw sauerkraut is a good natural probiotic –…

ENGLISH CASHEW BUTTER VEG MUFFIN

ENGLISH CASHEW BUTTER VEG MUFFIN I usually saute onions and peppers for sandwiches, but then thought why not celery and onion? Celery is good fried, so here we have it and it is delicious. Such a simple variation that doesn’t break the bank and it’s readily available, just waiting for you to make the switch…

AFC EARTH BURGER©

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, no soy, no animal products, no protein isolates! The carrots give it an earthy taste! Makes 8 cups burger dough

YELLOW CAKE for STEAM INDIA

This is Chef Davies-Tight’s Yellow Cake developed at the request of STEAM INDIA.

We’re cooking without animals, which means everything changes. It’s never a matter of taking the meat, eggs, dairy out of a dish to make a delicious animal-free recipe. Ingredients need to be combined in familiar ways to create the elements of the dish that satisfied with the animal in it, as well as making the different part (now absent the animal) satisfy in a new way.

PERSIAN PEARLS

PERSIAN PEARLS Pistachios, dates, saffron, espresso coffee, fresh lemon and orange define these pearls of the desert! Tea, coffee or wine beverage completes the experience! Makes about 7 dozen

AFC BREAKFAST WIENER ROLL

“Hi Aunt Sharon! Hope all is well! I just made your Energizer Breakfast Burrito and it was delicious!!! I’ve been having cereal before work, but I’m hungry an hour later, plus it’s so bland. If you come up with anything as simple as and similar to the burrito send them my way :)” Nothing I…

ROASTED GARLIC SPINACH PESTO

ROASTED GARLIC SPINACH PESTO This is the best of alfredo and pesto. Lots of flavor, and creamy texture throughout. Tastes good at room temperature. You’re going to love this one! Pesto makes  4 cups; pasta dish serves 8-10

SAFFRON YELLOW PEPPER RICE

SAFFRON YELLOW PEPPER RICE Saffron flavored rice mixed with sautéed sweet mini yellow peppers, then combined with Tomato Italiano flavored pumpkin seeds, garlic, tarragon, coriander and lots of fresh basil! A perfect summer rice! Makes 9 cups

Match Meat GROUND BEEF BURGERS

Match Meat GROUND BEEF BURGERS Can’t beat this beef burger made from Plant Protein. Nice everything. I’m impressed! Makes 3 here (or 6 per pound)

Match Meat BLACK EYE PEA SLOPPY JOES

Match Meat BLACK EYE PEA SLOPPY JOES Black eye peas are underrated. They have a great meaty, chewy texture that compliments this Match Meat Sloppy Joe perfectly! Serve hot or cold! Makes 2-2/3 cups

STRAWBERRY BANANA PROTEIN DRINK

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 I…

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

SABRA GUACAMOLE SANDWICH

SABRA GUACAMOLE SANDWICH If you want creamy on your deli slice sandwich and don’t have any veg mayo in the refrigerator, use a packaged guacamole instead. It works great! Makes 1

SAUTEED SPIRAL BEETS AND ONION

SAUTEED SPIRAL BEETS AND ONION Great side dish vegetable. Tastes like fatty game. Don’t ask. Just be assured there are no animal products, and enjoy! Serves 2-4

MATCH MEAT SYDNEY HASH

MATCH MEAT SYDNEY HASH Science’s ability to destroy is greater than its propensity to save. It’s in the seed – in the mind of the terrorist! Can you guess the replicated animal in this Match Meat Sydney Hash? Where the Country and the Continent are the same? Serves 6-8

MATCH MEAT SAFFRON CHICKEN

MATCH MEAT SAFFRON CHICKEN Pan-fried Match Meat Chicken Nuggets seasoned with rosemary. Mixed with sautéed mini peppers and onion with cauliflower buds, roasted peppers and peas in a light, creamy saffron mustard sauce! Yes, you’re in heaven! Serves 6

STRAWBERRY CRUMPETS

STRAWBERRY CRUMPETS A fresh strawberry shortcake using a crumpet for the biscuit. Topped with strawberries flavored with maple syrup and orange zest. Instead of the traditional whipped cream, we top with Jif Whip chocolate peanut butter whipped further with a high fat coconut milk! Garnished with fresh basil! Serves 4-6

TOFU HOME FRIES

TOFU HOME FRIES Leftover baked potatoes fried up with onion and peppers. Seasoned with garlic, rosemary, curry and smoked paprika. Red wine vinegar to tame the glycemic spike? Of course. It tastes great, so we’ll do it. Tossed with fresh vine tomatoes, fresh spinach and House Foods tofu! A late morning delight! Makes 8 cups

MINI ALMOND DONUTS

MINI ALMOND DONUTS Marzipan, almond crumbles, puree of dates, fresh lemon and maple syrup. And how about some Marsala wine, ginger and coriander? Why not when it all tastes so good? Then roll these precious nuggets in ginger powdered sugar too? Yup! Makes 7 dozen

EXTRA VIRGIN MAYO

EXTRA VIRGIN MAYO Extra virgin coconut and olive oils processed with tofu, herbs, spices, apple cider vinegar and fresh lemon. Melt in your mouth mayo! Makes 2 cups

JAMAICAN ME CRAZY FLAN

JAMAICAN ME CRAZY FLAN Do you like cocoa, coffee, coconut, caramel? Then you’ll love this smok’n Jamaican Me Crazy flan! Serves 6

SMOKY LAZY PIEROGI

SMOKY LAZY PIEROGI Lazy, crazy good! Not your tradtional lazy pierogi – sauteed onion, pepper and mushroom plus spinach, in addition to the traditional sauerkraut, take this lazy dish over the top! Then tick it up one more time with McCormick’s Bac’n Pieces and I’m no longer in hog heaven – I’m in animal-free culinary…

POPEYE SOUP

POPEYE SOUP Popeye The Spinach Man never had it this good! Spinach, mushrooms, sweet onion, peppers and stewed tomatoes in a savory broth with Goldbaum’s Gluten Free All Natural Brown Rice Pasta Shells. WOW! Makes 25 cups

SAFFRON CELERY SOUP

SAFFRON CELERY SOUP We use the whole bunch of celery in this soup along with red onion, Dei Fratelli Chopped Italian Tomatoes and pistachio nuts. Seasoned with saffron, caraway, coriander and star of anise! Makes 9-3/4 cups

AFC BLOOD RED ITALIAN SAUSAGE BURGER©

AFC BLOOD RED ITALIAN SAUSAGE BURGER© Hamburg is soft-textured. It’s not hard – even when cooked. These burgers replicate that texture. Isn’t it convenient to be able to take some dough from the refrigerator, form a patty and fry it? You can also bake the patties and refrigerate till ready to reheat and serve! Perfectly…