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DAIYA DAIRY FREE TEST PRODUCT RECIPES TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS

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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APPETIZER CRAV'N CRACKERS ESSENTIAL BAKING COMPANY MAINS SNAK TIME CRACKERS TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS

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

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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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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TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS 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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DAIYA DAIRY FREE TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS 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 TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS

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

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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JUST MAYO TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS

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

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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BUSH'S BEANS MAINS SAUCES TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS

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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BEYOND MEAT PIZZA HUT TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS

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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APPETIZER BEYOND MEAT DELALLO FOODS MAINS NAPOLEON CO. TA-FC ClipBoard TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS V-8 VEGETABLE JUICE

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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BEYOND MEAT DON'T FORGET LILLY'S SUPPER KATE NATURALS TEST PRODUCT RECIPES TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS 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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DELIGHT SOY KNORR BOUILLON SOUP TEST PRODUCT RECIPES TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS

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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BEYOND MEAT DOG FOOD TEST PRODUCT RECIPES TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS

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

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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OUR FAMILY TEST PRODUCT RECIPES TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS

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

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

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DESSERTS NICE! TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS

Nice! Pretzel Nuggets

Too much salt, not enough peanut butter. I didn’t know the peanut butter was there till Steve pointed it out. Then I had to search for it in the chew. With the crunch of the salt plus pretzel the peanut butter seemed nonexistent. I understand that the peanut butter can’t be creamy when wrapped in […]

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BURGER KING DAIYA DAIRY FREE FOLLOW YOUR HEART Non-Dairy IMPOSSIBLE FOODS NET NEWS TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TOFUTTI

Lawsuit claims Burger King’s Impossible Whoppers are contaminated by meat

CNAP RESPONSE: Burger King’s claim that The Impossible Whopper is 100% Whopper and 0% beef is not true. It can’t be both. A 100% beef whopper is not 100% Impossible Whopper. A Whopper is defined as containing 100% animal product, namely beef. In addition, nobody calls a Whopper, a Whopper Sandwich. I’ve never heard it, except […]

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BEYOND MEAT DUNKIN' DONUT NET NEWS TA-FC ClipBoard TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS

The Story Behind our Beyond Sausage® Sandwich | Dunkin’

CNAP ClipBoard: Sometimes Steve stops at Dunkin’ for early morning coffee. This time he bought two of the new Beyond Sausage Sandwiches for two co-workers to try. They weren’t the vegan ones, since all they have on them is a patty and ketchup. And these guys weren’t vegan. One of the guys is Egyptian and […]

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HILARY'S VEGGIE BURGERS TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS

Hilary’s SUPER CAULIFLOWER VEGGIE BURGERS

Hilary’s SUPER CAULIFLOWER VEGGIE BURGERS. They advertise as the world’s greatest veggie burger. The burger textures more like a mashed potato patty. The cauliflower was difficult to find. It needs more of a binding component. It mashed with a fork really easily. I didn’t put it on a bun. It would have been a waste. […]

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BURGER KING IMPOSSIBLE FOODS TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS

IMPOSSIBLE WHOPPER

This is the burger everybody’s been talking about and quite frankly, compared to the other Impossible Burgers I’ve had this hardly resembled it. There are two ways you can order this burger at Burger King cooked: either flame broiled, or microwaved for those who don’t want their burger cooked on the same surface an animal […]

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ENGLISH MUFFIN Field Roast Grain Meats & Cheeses MAINS POM TEST PRODUCT RECIPES TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS

HAZELNUT CRANBERRY ROAST En Croute

HAZELNUT CRANBERRY ROAST En Croute by FIELD ROAST Grain Meats Served with Mustard Grape Sage Sauce as a main dish roast or on an English muffin sandwich! Yes to it all! En Croute means ‘in a pastry crust’. Today we’re serving an Artisan Vegan 100% Plant Based ROAST made from grains and veggies. Manufactured with […]

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BLUE DIAMOND TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS

Crafted Gourmet Almonds – Blue Diamond \ new

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 course […]

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PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS

Pennsylvania Dutchman Mushrooms

Well. I always liked canned and/or jarred mushrooms. To me, they had more mushroom flavor than fresh cooked mushrooms. Just the mushrooms canned with salt brought out the flavor of the mushroom more than oils and garlic and herbs ever did. People who have eaten escargot (snails) claim that without the butter and garlic and […]

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TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS

Tostitos Bite Size Tortilla Chips

BITE SIZE TOSTITOS TORTILLA CHIPS No double dipping worries when serving more than yourself and significant other. I like that. I like the chips too. Thin, but not so thin that the chips break when dipping into a guacamole. Mild flavored I also like. Remember when every now and then in a bag of potato […]

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LIGHTLIFE PLANT MEATS SANDWICHES TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS

Lightlife Veggie Deli Slices

Okay, it’s new, it’s different from their other deli slices that have a denser more cohesive texture. Separating the slices is one of a few obstacles. If you’re in a hurry and want to make a sandwich, you can’t put your thumb under the slice to separate it from the pack. You need a sharp […]

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DOLE MAINS SANDWICHES TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS Tofu TOFURKY

Tofurkey Ham Roast

TOFURKEY HAM ROAST Well, well, well, who would think a plant could be transformed into a replica of a ham roast? Not me years ago. Times have changed and lucky for us all, especially those whose hides are stolen to satisfy the cannibalistic palates of humans! Yea! Congratulations to the fine folks over at Tofurkey […]

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APPETIZER MAINS MAY WAH / LILY'S PANTRY VEGAN MEATS SAUCES TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS TEST PRODUCTS

May Wah Vegan Drumsticks

MAY WAH IMITATION SMOKED DRUMSTICKS Coated in Sweet Smoky Mustard Sauce and baked till crispy. Garnished with fresh cilantro and served with additional dipping sauce spiked with Balsamic vinegar and a mild sesame seed oil! The texture, flavor and overall mouth-feel is impressive! I would order these out if I had my choice of dipping […]

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BEYOND MEAT BURGER KING IMPOSSIBLE FOODS TEST PRODUCT REVIEWS

The Impossible Burger – update

This is one popular burger. Everybody wants it. Even burger joints that sell only animal meat want it. Fortunately for me several locations all at once, near enough so I could get to them, started putting it on their menus. We ordered it at Earth Bistro in Cleveland, a restaurant that makes everything they serve […]