AFC Chicken Piccata Benedict

AFC CHICKEN PICCATA BENEDICT The Animal-Free Chef's take on Chicken Piccata served over toasted English muffin as a Benedict breakfast preparation. Wow! Surprise ingredient? Apple cider in the piccata sauce. Ni-i-ce! Makes 6 servings Sauce: makes almost 3 cups 3 c. apple cider 3 chicken-style bouillon cubes, Massel brand 2 t. dried tarragon 2 t. … Continue reading AFC Chicken Piccata Benedict


Smoky Apple Cider Marinara Sauce

SMOKY APPLE CIDER MARINARA SAUCE If you're wondering what apples and tomatoes have in common it's this superbly engineered simple marinara sauce. Hey, they're both fruits; they're both acidic and sweet and they just happen to compliment each other. Serve over your favorite pasta, with pan-fried veggie chicken or use in any recipe calling for … Continue reading Smoky Apple Cider Marinara Sauce

AFC Red Turkey Cheese Sauce

AFC RED TURKEY CHEESE SAUCE Wow. This is some nice sauce. Easy to make too! A joy. Great Turkey peppers - long tough and flavorful. Dairy-free cheese sauce of course. So where does the cheese come in? Beats me. All I know is I can taste the cheese. Chee-ee-zzz-y! These cashews don't need to be … Continue reading AFC Red Turkey Cheese Sauce


STEVE'S GARLIC GINGER MARINARA A whole bulb of garlic and a big thumb of ginger go into this herb and spice red wine marinara sauce!  Lots of heat from the ginger. Nice heat! Makes 6 cups 2 T. margarine 3 T. extra virgin olive oil 1 big thumb fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped 1 … Continue reading STEVE’S GARLIC GINGER MARINARA


ALMOND AND DIJON MUSTARD BUTTER with garlic, allspice and cracked black pepper, with just a touch of sweet! Makes 2 cups 1 c. all natural, ready to spread almond butter, I used BerryHill brand from Aldi's discount food store (gluten-free) 1/3 c. Dijon mustard 2 T. white vinegar 1/4 t. ground allspice 1/2 t. garlic powder 1/8 … Continue reading ALMOND AND DIJON MUSTARD BUTTER


ZUCCHINI AND SAFFRON Thin rounds of zucchini sauteed with sweet onion, garlic, juice of fresh orange and saffron! Serves 4 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 1/2 lg. sweet onion, cut thinly into half rings 2 med. zucchini, 6 inches long, sliced into 1/8 inch thick rounds juice … Continue reading ZUCCHINI AND SAFFRON


SHARON LEE'S STEWED TOMATOES Sauteed fresh mushrooms and fresh tomatoes stewed in an aromatic broth of red wine, garlic and cilantro! Serves 4-5 1 T. margarine 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 1/2 lb. white mushrooms, diced into 3/8 - 1/2 inch cubes 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2 T. Burgundy wine 2 … Continue reading SHARON LEE’S STEWED TOMATOES


ANTIPASTO RELISH FOR CRACKERS Sweet pickled peppers, corn, Kalamata olives and sliced scallion mixed with a garlic and red cayenne pepper vinaigrette. Serve with Ritz crackers. Hot, sweet and spicy! At every cookbook signing I ever went to this was one of the hors d'oeuvres I served and everybody loved it! It's simple, easy to … Continue reading ANTIPASTO RELISH FOR CRACKERS


STUFFED PAISLEY PEPPERS Green peppers stuffed with kidney beans, potatoes, onion, green pepper, peas and corn mixed with a Paisley Margarine seasoned with garlic, basil and curry. Then steamed baked till tender, savory and fragrant! Serves 4 Preheat oven to 375 degrees 4 med. green peppers 8-3/4 oz. can deep red kidney beans, not the … Continue reading STUFFED PAISLEY PEPPERS


BREAD STUFFING FOR ARTICHOKES A fresh lemon, garlic and dill seasoned bread stuffing with sautéed mushroom, onion and celery! Makes enough to stuff 5-6 artichokes 1 stick margarine 4 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped ½ c. finely diced celery ½ c. finely chopped onion ½ lb. finely chopped button mushrooms ¼ t. salt sev. … Continue reading BREAD STUFFING FOR ARTICHOKES


PASTA LEMONNAISE Topped with tomato ginger beans made with caramelized onion and fresh garlic! Makes 6 servings 12.3 oz. pkg. extra firm silken-type tofu, cut into ½ inch cubes 1 t. sea salt 1 t. mild paprika ½ c. plus 2 T. fresh squeezed lemon juice; do not use bottled lemon juice 1 t. dried … Continue reading PASTA LEMONNAISE


SWEET AND SOUR BEETS AND BROCCOLI Fresh beet cubes, and broccoli buds swimming in a beautifully colored sweet-sour beet sauce flavored with ginger, soy sauce, garlic, tarragon and spice. Served with vinegar rice! Makes 3-1/2 cups rice and 7 cups sauce 1 bunch fresh beets; cut off greens to use for other purpose, wash beets, … Continue reading SWEET AND SOUR BEETS AND BROCCOLI