AFC ASIAN CIDER GRAVY Gravy doesn't get much better than this! Sweet, tart, smoky, salty with a little heat. Perfection is on the menu tonight! Makes 4 cups 3 c. apple cider 2 t. garlic powder 1 t. onion powder 1 t. ginger powder 1 t. ground coriander 1/2 c. soy sauce - I used … Continue reading AFC ASIAN CIDER GRAVY


Saffron Walnut Pesto

SAFFRON WALNUT PESTO Made with fresh basil and mint, garlic and mustard, Almond Breeze AlmondMilk, Daiya Pepperjack Style Shredded vegan Cheese and extra virgin olive oil. A powerfully expressed avant-guarde version of pesto! Makes 4-1/2 cups 3/4 oz. fresh mint leaves (about 30 leaves) 3/4 oz. fresh basil leaves (about 30 leaves) 1 c. walnut … Continue reading Saffron Walnut Pesto

African Tomato Nut Pesto Linguini

AFRICAN TOMATO NUT PESTO LINGUINI #4 Made with veggie pepperoni, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. Powerful flavors that pack a powerful pasta punch. Serve with red wine, beer or lemonade! This is my Vincent van Gogh of pesto pasta dishes. Rich, filling, satisfies on all levels. Serves 6-8 3 oz. dried tomato halves soaked in … Continue reading African Tomato Nut Pesto Linguini

Thick Lime Cream Sauce – how to make


AFC BLOOD SAUCE © I had a hankering for the blood - yours - but knew the urge to be a displaced, misplaced, life-ending genetic marker needing repression, so instead I went for the plant - ahhh - so good to be home where I belong! Cheers! Makes 1-1/2 cups 2 T. sesame oil 1/4 c. … Continue reading AFC BLOOD SAUCE ©


AFC SESAME PRUNE SAUCE © Melt in your mouth delicious - cold or hot! Unique, intriguing, mysterious! Makes 4-1/2 cups 14 oz. can Roland's Classic Coconut Milk (high fat content is why we use Roland's - thick is what we want), at room temperature 1 c. shelled walnuts 1 t. sea salt 12.3 oz. Silken … Continue reading AFC SESAME PRUNE SAUCE ©


LEMON HORSERADISH SAUCE with chopped parsley, roasted peppers, garlic and tarragon!  Serve over, or toss with, steamed veggies of choice, or over oven-roasted root vegetables after you take them from the oven!  Makes 2-1/2 cups 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 2 T. margarine 2 c. unsweetened Coconut Almond Milk by Blue Diamond 2 t. … Continue reading LEMON HORSERADISH SAUCE


ROASTED PEPPER SAUCE OVER ANGEL HAIR PASTA Sweet red roasted peppers blended till smooth. Combined with non-dairy creamer and a little nutritional yeast for a subtle cheese flavor. Ladled over angel hair pasta and topped with chopped Kalamata olive! Surprise! Makes 2-3/4 cups sauce 2 c. sweet red roasted peppers, plus 1/2 c. liquid from … Continue reading ROASTED PEPPER SAUCE OVER ANGEL HAIR PASTA


GREEK OLIVE WALNUT PESTO  A Kalamata olive and walnut pesto with fresh basil, garlic, coriander, allspice and apple cider!  Makes 3-2/3 cups   1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil juice of 1 lemon, strained 1 c. walnut halves 4 c. lightly packed fresh basil leaves, finely chopped 1/2 c. apple cider 5 fresh garlic cloves, … Continue reading GREEK OLIVE WALNUT PESTO


PINE NUT PESTO RISOTTO Pine nuts blended with fresh basil, garlic, coconut milk, extra virgin olive and a little Grade A maple syrup. Combined with long grain golden rice, steamed zucchini sticks and fresh ripe tomatoes. Elegant! Makes 11 cups Make pesto first: 13.5 oz. can coconut milk (I used Goya brand) 2 c. firmly … Continue reading PINE NUT PESTO RISOTTO


MARSALA WINE SAUCE Fresh baby bella (portobella) mushrooms, sweet onion and green pepper sauteed till caramelized, then cooked in a veggie broth with Marsala wine, fresh garlic and rosemary! A versatile sauce to serve over mashed or baked potatoes, rice, noodles, pan-fried tofu, pan-fried animal-free burger or chicken patty, or toast! Serves 6-8 2 T. … Continue reading MARSALA WINE SAUCE


FRESH BING CHERRY SAUCE Flavored with orange and grape juices, Balsamic vinegar, and spice!  Makes 5-2/3 cups 2 lbs. fresh Bing cherries, ripe, dark and pitted 2 c. orange juice, not from concentrate 1 c. grape juice (darK), 100% grape (Welch's is gluten-free) 3 T. cornstarch 2 T. Balsamic vinegar 3/4 c. sugar 1 t. … Continue reading FRESH BING CHERRY SAUCE


CHERRY CRANBERRY SAUCE BEETS In a sweet and sour red wine sauce! Terrific flavor arrangement. Serve hot as a vegetable or cold as a condiment! Serves 12 or more 9 oz. pkg. Cherry Cranraisins by Ocean Spray (dried cranberries infused with cherry juice) 2 c. water ½ c. brown sugar 1/2 t. salt 15 oz. … Continue reading CHERRY CRANBERRY SAUCE BEETS


BASIC CASHEW SAUCE A creamy cashew base for cream sauces! Makes 3-1/2 cups 9 oz. can whole unsalted/or salted cashews 2 c. water 12.3 oz. pkg. extra firm Silken type tofu, rinsed 2 t. salt Combine cashews and water in saucepan. Bring to soft boil. Cover tightly and cook for 30 minutes. Remove from heat … Continue reading BASIC CASHEW SAUCE


BROWN KALAMATA OLIVE GRAVY Made with refried beans, coconut milk, Kalamata olive, and tomato and green chili sauce. Seasoned with fresh garlic, coriander and thyme. So many wonderful gravies waiting to be discovered in the absence of the animal traditionally used to make all gravies essentially the same. Watch out world we’re coming on through! … Continue reading BROWN KALAMATA OLIVE GRAVY