MACARONI SALAD SAUCE

AFC MACARONI SALAD SAUCE Vegan sour cream has about half the calories of vegan mayonnaise, and it’s thicker, so you can add more to it without watering it down too much. For that reason, at least in some salads, vegan sour cream has become my new ‘go to’ base for mayonnaise replacement! Makes approx. 2Continue reading “MACARONI SALAD SAUCE”

Hot Artichoke Antipasto Dip

HOT ARTICHOKE ANTIPASTO DIP Today we’re offering a heated dip, either broiled or microwaved, of marinated artichoke, sun-dried tomato, Kalamata olive, garlic and oregano in a dairy free cream cheese by Tofutti. Served with a gluten-free smokehouse almond NUT-THIN cracker! Makes approx. 1-3/4 cup

AFC SCOTTISH PLAID DIP

AFC SCOTTISH PLAID DIP When there’s not one thread or color that dominates the fabric we call it a plaid! The Animal-Free Chef feels free to extend that designation to food. There’s no one flavor that dominates the dip. Enjoy this Scottish plaid! Makes 5 cups

Asian American Fried Rice And Cider Gravy

ASIAN AMERICAN FRIED RICE AND CIDER GRAVY Cider gravy – who would think? Soy sauce with vegan cream cheese? You betcha. How could such unlikely ingredients show up in the same dish to make such a grand entrance while looking and tasting so good doing it? Because ‘you know who’ dared to try something new!Continue reading “Asian American Fried Rice And Cider Gravy”

Collard Green, Olive And Caper Spread

COLLARD GREEN, OLIVE AND CAPER SPREAD Tired of the same old spinach dips and spreads? Want something new, something different, that tastes like it came out of a Five Star Kitchen? You came to the right place – the only place! Makes 2-2/3 cups

AFC Horseradish Sweet Potato Spread

AFC HORSERADISH SWEET POTATO SPREAD When you have AFC Coral Horseradish Sauce on hand, this is a great appetizer to make with it. Pretty to look at, ultra creamy and perfectly balanced flavors. This can also be used as a sandwich spread for your veggie or burger sandwiches. Makes about 1-1/2 cups

BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI

BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI We use the other white plant meat for this fine American-Italian casserole. Veg veal! I think I’ve had veal once or twice aside from a luncheon sandwich meat called veal loaf back in the long ago days. I recall it not having much flavor – not the loaf thatContinue reading “BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI”

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

TOFUTTI BREAKFAST SCRAMBLE

TOFUTTI BREAKFAST SCRAMBLE Ready for a great brunch dish? This is it. Tofu scramble made creamy with Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese. Sautéed peppers, onion, celery and bean sprouts mixed with tofu seasoned with curry, fennel and smoked paprika. Champagne anyone? Oh, and garnished with a bunch of fresh cilantro and served with fresh streamedContinue reading “TOFUTTI BREAKFAST SCRAMBLE”

EGGPLANT TOMATO CREAM SPREAD

  EGGPLANT TOMATO CREAM  SPREAD Looks rustic, tastes elegant, feels luxurious! Makes 2 cups 4 T. extra virgin olive oil 4 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 1 med. eggplant (a little more than 1 lb.), unpeeled, cut into 3/8 inch cubes (no larger) salt and black pepper to taste 4 fresh Italian (Roma) tomatoes, seeded andContinue reading “EGGPLANT TOMATO CREAM SPREAD”

CREAMY ORANGE STRING BEANS

CREAMY ORANGE STRING BEANS Your guests will be talking about these delicious green beans and wanting the recipe. The recipe is so simple that you won’t have to write it down – just tell them how to do it! Orange marmalade, a little vegetable broth, salt and cilantro mixed with Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese.Continue reading “CREAMY ORANGE STRING BEANS”

AFC WESTERN OMELET CHEESEBURGER

AFC WESTERN OMELET CHEESEBURGER A versatile burger batter for many dishes. A great mix. Chewy, soft, creamy, a little crunch. It’s all there! You won’t believe it. A western omelet is made of egg, ham, onion and green pepper. I also add cheese. All animal-free of course! I know, it makes you happy! Makes 8Continue reading “AFC WESTERN OMELET CHEESEBURGER”

SMOKY PAPRIKA TOFU SUBS

SMOKY PAPRIKA TOFU SUBS Super firm sprouted tofu coated with a smoky paprika dry rub, then baked in extra virgin olive oil. Served on a broiled sub roll with a dry rub and horseradish dairy-free cream cheese spread, fresh spinach and tomato! Makes 4

EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL MAYONNAISE

EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL MAYONNAISE Silken-type tofu processed with extra virgin olive oil, vinegar and spices to create a smooth, flavorful veggie mayo! Use as is, or add a few extra ingredients to make it Supreme! Either way, it’s delicious and will suit all of your mayo needs – especially if you live in anContinue reading “EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL MAYONNAISE”

PEANUT BUTTER PUMPKIN PUDDING

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

GLUTEN-FREE SAFFRON SUN-DRIED TOMATO DIP

GLUTEN-FREE SAFFRON SUN-DRIED TOMATO DIP Sun-dried tomatoes, celery, raw onion and garlic, fresh lime, orange zest and saffron. Mixed with Tofutti Better Than Sour Cream. Garnished with celery leaves and paprika. Served with potato chips! Makes 2 cups

COCKTAIL HORS D’OEUVRE 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 rye cocktail bread, cut into triangles! Makes  a little more than 1-½ cups spread, enough for 1 sleeve of cocktail bread

GRILLED PEANUT BUTTER AND TOFUTTI CREAM CHEESE SANDWICH

GRILLED PEANUT BUTTER AND TOFUTTI CREAM CHEESE SANDWICH Fresh Russian black bread spread with country-style Dijon mustard, peanut butter and Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese. Layered with sweet roasted peppers, bread & butter pickles and sweet onion. Grilled in cracked pepper and olive oil. Served with an olive stick and kettle potato chips. Makes 1Continue reading “GRILLED PEANUT BUTTER AND TOFUTTI CREAM CHEESE SANDWICH”

GLUTEN-FREE VEGGIE ‘SMOKED SALMON’ SPREAD

GLUTEN-FREE VEGGIE ‘SMOKED SALMON’ SPREAD Made with Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese, Greek olives, sun-dried tomatoes, soy bacon bits, capers, roasted peppers and horseradish. Yes, it takes and textures like smoked salmon! Makes 1-1/4 cups

TAPENADE MOUSSE

TAPENADE MOUSSE Kalamata olives, fresh garlic and onion processed till mealy, then combined with dairy-free cream cheese till smooth and mousse-like. Served with a ‘cutting board’ whole grain bread cut into chunks! Rustic and elegant – a perfect match! Makes 2 cups

ZUCCHINI LASAGNA

 ZUCCHINI LASAGNA No need for noodles in this lasagna! Lots of zucchini though. Pan-fried planks substitute for the noodles, and as if that weren’t enough –  4 cups grated zucchini go into the sauce. Gentle Italian flavors permeate the custard-like texture of the Tofutti cheese in this once in a life-time experience of walk onContinue reading “ZUCCHINI LASAGNA”

MUSHROOM AND SPINACH QUESADILLAS

MUSHROOM AND SPINACH QUESADILLAS Sauteed mushroom and spinach folded in flour tortillas. Spread with a soy cream cheese and orange marmalade topping, then broiled till bubbly and golden. Served with romaine lettuce tossed with the same topping, as garnish!  2 large or 4 small servings