Holiday Nog And Apple Cider Pie

HOLIDAY NOG AND APPLE CIDER PIE Ever wonder why the people over at Kraft foods didn't expand the JELL-O brand? They make a gelatin, a pudding and a pie filling for cream pies. For three separate desserts. Why didn't anyone try to combine the qualities of gelatin with the qualities of pudding? Well, tradition never … Continue reading Holiday Nog And Apple Cider Pie


Baked Apples Stuffed With Frozen Custard

BAKED APPLES STUFFED WITH FROZEN CUSTARD These bakers can be used for applesauce by removing all the pulp after they've been baked and combining it with the juices left in the baking dish. Or, they can be stuffed after they're baked and chilled with a frozen custard, then drizzled with a Creamy Orange Ginger Sauce, … Continue reading Baked Apples Stuffed With Frozen Custard

Chunky Baked Applesauce

CHUNKY BAKED APPLESAUCE One ingredient: apples. That's all it takes to make the perfect applesauce! Serve as condiment, side dish accompaniment, or as dessert! Makes 3 cups Preheat oven to 350 degrees 3 lb. bag of apples, washed and cored Place cored apples in 9 x 11 inch baking dish. Cover tightly with foil. Bake … Continue reading Chunky Baked Applesauce

Blueberry Pudding Jam

BLUEBERRY PUDDING JAM Do you like pudding? Do you like jam? Then how about a pudding jam? Amply spread it on your favorite toasted breads or spoon it over your favorite dairy free ice-cream! It sounds good because it is good! Blueberries, pineapple and prunes cooked with almond milk, cinnamon and coriander. Thickened with unmodified … Continue reading Blueberry Pudding Jam

Apple Rum Walnut Raisin Pie – with spaetzle top crust

APPLE RUM WALNUT RAISIN PIE - with spaetzle top crust Apple, rum, walnut, raisin filling baked in a sweet yellow pea dough infused with rum, topped with a spaetzle-type crust. Not your run of the mill apple pie! Serves 6 Preheat oven to 400 degrees 6-7 lg. red apples, peeled, cut into quarters from top … Continue reading Apple Rum Walnut Raisin Pie – with spaetzle top crust

Cranberry Coconut Frozen Custard

CRANBERRY COCONUT FROZEN CUSTARD Smooth as custard. Rich as cream. Perfect scoop. An easy make! Makes 3-1/2 cups 14 oz. can whole cranberry sauce - I used Ocean Spray 11 oz. container SO Delicious Dairy Free Culinary CoconutMilk - Original, chilled till thick 1/2 c. Rich's COFFEE RICH Non-Dairy Creamer 16 oz. POM Blueberry Pomegranate … Continue reading Cranberry Coconut Frozen Custard

Apple Crumble Crust Pie

APPLE CRUMBLE CRUST PIE A bottomless apple-crusted pie topped with a walnut, brown sugar and saffron crumble. Baked till bubbly and crisp, then drizzled with a cinnamon citric glaze, and finished with a sugar dusting! Makes 19 inch pie - serves 6-8 Preheat oven to 375 degrees Pie filling: 7 red apples, peeled, cut in … Continue reading Apple Crumble Crust Pie

AFC Chew Cupcakes / Mint Carob Chocolate Chip

AFC CHEW CUPCAKES / Mint Carob Chocolate Chip © This is my decadent cupcake! Eat it like a popover! Makes 2 dozen Preheat oven to 375 degrees 2 med. ripe bananas, cut into chunks 1 c. Diet Faygo Vanilla Cream Soda 1 c. white sugar 1 c. dark brown sugar, firmly packed zest and strained … Continue reading AFC Chew Cupcakes / Mint Carob Chocolate Chip

Poached Pears And Beets Àla Creme

POACHED PEARS AND BEETS ÀLA CREME Whole pears poached in the oven in a walnut-maple syrup baste. Then pan-poached along with cubed beets by their own juices with a mix of fig and raspberry spreads and fresh lime. Served with a Vanilla Coconut Lime Sauce! Serves 6 or more Walnut-Maple Baste: 2 T. walnut oil 3 … Continue reading Poached Pears And Beets Àla Creme

Bourbon Barbecue Apple Shortcake

Bourbon Barbecue Apple Shortcake Red and green apple slices cooked in bourbon whiskey, Guy Fieri Brown Sugar barbecue sauce and Grade A maple syrup. Spooned over toasted English muffin. Topped with veg whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon! A perfect variation to the traditional strawberry shortcake! Makes 3 servings 1 lg. red apple, peeled, … Continue reading Bourbon Barbecue Apple Shortcake


CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES A special occasion calls for a special dessert! Animal-free of course! Happy Easter to you and yours. For those who don't celebrate Easter, then celebrate something else that's special to you!! Makes a bunch Chocolate covered strawberries look difficult to make, but they're not. All you need is a couple bags of … Continue reading CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES


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 1/3 c. shelled, salted, pistachio nuts (I used Iranian pistachios) 1 c. whole dates (I used Dole brand) zest of 1 orange 1 k cup espresso … Continue reading PERSIAN PEARLS


SMOKY MAPLE WALNUT ICE-CREAM One word: DIVINE! Makes 4-1/3 cups 2 c. walnut halves 1 c. light brown sugar 1/2 t. sea salt 1/2 c. Grade A maple syrup 1 t. maple extract 16 oz. Rich's Coffee Rich Non-Dairy Creamer, thawed 2 t. liquid smoke Place walnuts in food processor and process till mealy. Add … Continue reading SMOKY MAPLE WALNUT ICE-CREAM


STRAWBERRY CASHEW ICE-CREAM Simply made, simply delicious! Makes 6 cups 1 lb. whole froz. strawberries, unsweetened - thawed enough so you can bite into them 2 c. Rich's Whip Topping, thawed 12 oz. jar Jif Creamy Cashew Butter 1/2 c. light brown sugar 1/2 t. sea salt 2 t. vanilla extract Process strawberries in food … Continue reading STRAWBERRY CASHEW ICE-CREAM


CHOCOLATE ESPRESSO NUT ICE-CREAM Extra rich - just like old-fashioned ice-cream. Yet, unlike the old-style that was made from fat, this ice-cream contains protein in addition to the fat! The teeny bits of espresso make this fine dessert pop, whether served chilled or frozen! Makes 2-3/4 cups 1 c. Rich's Whip Topping, thawed - place … Continue reading CHOCOLATE ESPRESSO NUT ICE-CREAM


JUICY FRUIT BOWL Vinegar and sugar bring out the juicy in fruit - with just enough sea salt and fresh basil to make this dessert sing! Strawberries, bananas, coconut and celery in a sweet and sour apricot glaze. Garnished with fresh cilantro! Makes 4-1/2 cups 1/4 c. apricot preserves 1/4 c. light brown sugar 1/4 … Continue reading JUICY FRUIT BOWL


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 Strawberry mixture: 1 lb. fresh … Continue reading STRAWBERRY CRUMPETS


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 Preheat oven to 375 degrees 8 oz. pkg. Almond Paste … Continue reading MINI ALMOND DONUTS


JAMAICAN ME CRAZY FLAN Do you like cocoa, coffee, coconut, caramel? Then you'll love this smok'n Jamaican Me Crazy flan! Serves 6 2 T. Jamaican Me Crazy ground coffee 1/2 c. unsweetened dark cocoa powder 1/2 c. light brown sugar 2/3 c. sweetened flaked coconut 1 t. cinnamon 1 t. smoked paprika 1 t. liquid … Continue reading JAMAICAN ME CRAZY FLAN


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 1 c. walnut halves 6 oz. can Blue Diamond Smokehouse Almonds 1 c. … Continue reading SMOKED ALMOND TRUFFLE ICE-CREAM


KAMUT INDIAN STYLE PUDDING This stove-top Indian pudding swaps in Kamut flour and swaps out the cornmeal, creating a perfect grainy texture that is the hallmark of Indian pudding. Big, bold spicy flavors, soft, melt in your mouth textures! Oregon sweet cherries and cashew butter are the surprise ingredients! Makes 4-1/2 cups or 9, 1/2 … Continue reading KAMUT INDIAN STYLE PUDDING


FRUIT SALAD DESSERT Canned pineapple tidbits, baby red grapes, fresh orange segments and banana tossed with a brown sugar sweetened veg whipped cream and fresh basil. Topped with orange zest, nutmeg, more basil and a sprinkling of freshly ground sea salt! A refreshing way to end a meal, or serve as the fruit and the … Continue reading FRUIT SALAD DESSERT


BLUEBERRY CHOCOLATE CUSTARD Blueberries, dark cocoa and cream of coconut. Topped with red wine submerged into the center of each serving, and a tiny bit of sea salt. Finished with Veg whipped cream, orange zest and shaved chocolate. Melt in your mouth custard! Serves 6 15 oz. can Oregon Specialty fruit, Blueberries in light syrup … Continue reading BLUEBERRY CHOCOLATE CUSTARD

Glazed Baked Royal Riviera Pears

Glazed Baked Royal Riviera Pears Baking the pears with a glaze enhances the pear flavor, bringing the entire experience to new levels of enjoyment. The glaze melts in your mouth along with the pear. Spectacular! Makes 4 Preheat oven to 500 degrees - Place one of the racks on lowest rung 4 ripe Royal Riviera … Continue reading Glazed Baked Royal Riviera Pears


PINEAPPLE PUMPKIN PUDDING It's not that difficult to make a holiday dessert that's fairly healthy for you! Great texture, great taste, and fills you up without remorse! Silk Nog, golden raisins, cocoa, pineapple, pumpkin, spice and everything nice! Happy to you! Makes 9 cups 20 oz. can crushed pineapple 29 oz. can pumpkin 3-1/2 c. … Continue reading PINEAPPLE PUMPKIN PUDDING


ANOTHER JIF WHIP ICE-CREAM - PINEAPPLE CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER Made with a coconut base and a hint of hazelnut. Served with fresh apple slices, a drizzle of maple syrup and a sprinkling of cinnamon. Pineapple and apple go quite well together - one inside the creation and the other outside serving as a booster to … Continue reading ANOTHER JIF WHIP ICE-CREAM – PINEAPPLE CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER


JIF WHIP GELATO The best gelato in the world - right here - using ingredients we already know and like! And so easy! Makes 5-3/4 cups 6 Nutter Butter Cookies by Nabisco 15 oz. can Cream Of Coconut by Goya (available in most markets), room temperature 1/4 c. dark unsweetened cocoa powder 15.9 oz. Jif … Continue reading JIF WHIP GELATO


 NO-COOK PISTACHIO CACAO BEAN PUDDING JELL-O Pistachio Instant Pudding & Pie Filling, ground cacao beans, soy whip topping, apple cider and chia seeds blended till smooth. Chill, top with a spoonful of additional whip topping and a sprinkle of ground cacao bean! Serves 5 3.4 oz. pkg. JELL-O Pistachio Instant Pudding & Pie Filling 1/2 c. … Continue reading NO-COOK PISTACHIO CACAO BEAN PUDDING


BANANA PUMPKIN SPICE MOUSSE Spiced banana and pumpkin pudding combined when cold, with veggie whipped cream to create a delectable mousse! Topped with additional whipped 'cream' and a sprinkle of nutmeg! Makes 5 cups 4, med.-size very ripe bananas, broken into chunks 1/2 c. almond milk (I used Silk brand) 2 c. canned pumpkin 1/2 … Continue reading BANANA PUMPKIN SPICE MOUSSE


HOMEMADE CLEO'S BANANA ICE-CREAM "CLEO'S" Vegan Peanut Butter Cups by Go Max Go, processed with ripe bananas, Roland Classic Coconut Milk and maple syrup. Frozen to desired consistency. Topped with soy or coconut whipped cream. Sprinkled with shaved Thumb's Up Go Max Go candy bar and topped with a fresh cherry! Makes 4 cups 4, … Continue reading HOMEMADE CLEO’S BANANA ICE-CREAM


RED WINE STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE Fresh strawberries marinated in red wine, sugar and lemon. Spooned over toasted English muffin cubes, then topped with non-dairy whipped cream, a sprig of mint and a sprinkle of lemon zest! Makes enough for a crowd - 7-1/2 cups strawberries 4 lbs. fresh, ripe strawberries, washed, hulled and sliced 1 c. … Continue reading RED WINE STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE


APPLE RAISIN SAUCE with white Balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, cinnamon and orange zest! Wow! Makes 2-1/2 cups 5 McIntosh apples, peeled, cut into quarters and cored 1/4 c. white Balsamic vinegar 1/3 c. dark brown sugar 1 c. raisins 1/2 t. salt 1/3 c. water 1 t. cinnamon 1/3 c. additional water zest of 1 … Continue reading APPLE RAISIN SAUCE


APPLE WALNUT KAHLUA DESSERT Golden delicious apples cooked with walnuts and golden raisins in a Kahlua Rum & Coffee Liqueur. Flavored with ginger, lemon and cinnamon. Topped with soy or coconut whipped cream and orange zest! Makes 8 ice-cream scoops 6 golden delicious apples, peeled, cored and sliced (about 1/2 inch at the widest part … Continue reading APPLE WALNUT KAHLUA DESSERT


LEMON CREME PIE Lots of lemon flavor in this dreamy light Tofutti Better Than Sour Cream lemon pie. Topped with soy whipped cream and lemon zest! Serves 6-12 depending on serving size Preheat oven to 425 degrees Pie crust: 1-1/3 c. flour 2 T. sugar 1/2 t. salt 6 T. stick margarine, cold, cut into … Continue reading LEMON CREME PIE


COCONUT ORANGE CREME CHOCOLATE CAKE Tofutti Better Than Sour Cream and Cold-Pressed Pumpkin Seed Oil create a perfect texture in this chocolate cake. The  finely ground cocoa beans is an added bonus! Filled and iced with coconut orange creme! Serves 12 or more Preheat oven to 350 degrees Cake: 16 oz. can applesauce 1/4 c. … Continue reading COCONUT ORANGE CREME CHOCOLATE CAKE


PEANUT BUTTER PUMPKIN PUDDING Made with Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese, creamy peanut butter, pumpkin, almond coconut milk and spice.  Topped with coffee flavored soy whipped cream and a cinnamon dash. Tastes like peanut butter pumpkin cream pie absent the crust. Except for the soy whipped cream, this recipe is gluten-free. Makes 6-1/2 cups Pudding: … Continue reading PEANUT BUTTER PUMPKIN PUDDING


NO BAKE PUMPKIN PIE Coriander, ginger, cloves and cinnamon spice this sweet pumpkin pie to perfection. Why labor over a homemade crust when somebody else makes a great one? - available in nearly all markets and cheap too. The non-dairy whip topping is the 'icing' on this delicious pie! Serves 6 2 c. canned pumpkin … Continue reading NO BAKE PUMPKIN PIE


LEMON BLUEBERRY WHIP Fresh blueberries combined with a lemon, vanilla almond cream! If you're feeling adventurous, then drizzle with lemon infused white Balsamic vinegar! Exciting! Makes 8 small servings - small is all you need - it's rich! 1-1/2 c. water 1/4 c. sugar 2.9 oz. pkg. Jello- Cook & Serve Lemon Pudding & Pie … Continue reading LEMON BLUEBERRY WHIP


FRESH BLUEBERRY PUDDING Made with fresh blueberries and almond coconut milk. Topped with vanilla mint sauce flavored with cinnamon and coriander! International flavors! Serves 10 Pudding: 2 lbs. fresh blueberries 1/2 c. water 3/4 c. light brown sugar 1/3 c. cornstarch 2 c. Almond Coconut Milk (I used Almond Breeze brand) 1/2 t. sea salt … Continue reading FRESH BLUEBERRY PUDDING


STRAWBERRY BANANA COMPOTE with sweet cream and mint. Topped with salted cashew crumbles, then drizzled with Hazelnut Kalua and lemon liqueur! Serves 2 1 lg. banana, sliced 1 c. fresh, ripe, hulled, sliced strawberries 1/4 c. non-dairy creamer (I used Rich's Non-Dairy Creamer - gluten-free) 1/4 c. powdered sugar sprinkle of dried finely crushed mint, … Continue reading STRAWBERRY BANANA COMPOTE