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 … Continue reading Crafted Gourmet Almonds – Blue Diamond \ new


Creamy Caponata Spread (GF)

CREAMY CAPONATA SPREAD (GF) Already made to order this special eggplant appetizer takes a creamy leap into never-never land to land on top of the heap! Mix with Tofutti gluten-free, dairy free cream cheese, and serve with gluten-free Blue Diamond Nut-Thins! Off the planet delicious!! A perfect spread with a perfect cracker. Add a few … Continue reading Creamy Caponata Spread (GF)

Today’s Ingredient(s) Fri. 11-16-2018

GOT THE GOODS Made from the ingredients on display by YOU KNOW WHO! And you know where to come for the best! At CHEF SHARON'S Animal-Free Kitchen! That's where it all happens! INGREDIENT: BLUE DIAMOND SMOKEHOUSE ALMONDS makes a perfect Smokehouse Almond Crumble Sprinkle over salads, veggies, even dessert (minus the garlic of course). SMOKED … Continue reading Today’s Ingredient(s) Fri. 11-16-2018

Today’s Ingredient(s) Fri. 2 November 2018

GOT THE GOODS Be looking in a couple days for the recipe(s) links right here kiddo. Made from the ingredients on display by YOU KNOW WHO! You know where to come for the best! At CHEF SHARON'S Animal-Free Kitchen! That's where it all happens! 1- Wishbone Russian Dressing 2- Almond Breeze unsweetened original Almondmilk 3- … Continue reading Today’s Ingredient(s) Fri. 2 November 2018

Saffron Pesto Rotini

SAFFRON PESTO ROTINI This is just one of the uses for SAFFRON WALNUT PESTO: Sauteed celery, red pepper and onion mixed with cooked tri-color rotini pasta, then tossed with Saffron Walnut Pesto that was heated till bubbly with a can of Bush's Vegetarian Baked Beans! All the more creamy with the beans! You won't believe … Continue reading Saffron Pesto Rotini

MUFFINS and GRAVY – match meats

Biscuits & Gravy? You've got a relative you never met! Meet your better half: Muffins & Gravy! Yes, English muffins are the best biscuits in the world! Especially good with gravy!


CREAMY ASPARAGUS PEA SOUP WITH CARROT SPIRALS Simple, easy, tasty. We combine canned foods with fresh for a great result. Give it a try. You won't die if you eat something from a can. Pick a good quality canned asparagus and a good quality canned pea!   Makes 4-1/2 cups 14.5 oz. can cut asparagus … Continue reading CREAMY ASPARAGUS PEA SOUP WITH CARROT SPIRALS


FRESH FRUIT COCOA SMOOTHIE Strawberry, blueberry and banana blended with walnut and flax seed in almond-coconut milk with dark cocoa and ginger juice! This is about the speed of my power drinks! Makes 3 cups 1 c. Almond Breeze Almond and Coconut Milk Blend by Blue Diamond 1 c. fresh strawberries 1/2 c. fresh blueberries … Continue reading FRESH FRUIT COCOA SMOOTHIE


Every now and then I make myself a protein drink. I've had this container of pea protein from NOW SPORTS for about a year, that's how seldom I make one. And I have a back up in the pantry. This one is almost empty, however, so at least I'm using it, albeit slowly. Recently I … Continue reading STRAWBERRY BANANA PROTEIN DRINK


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


BLUE DIAMOND WASABI PESTO Blue Diamond Almonds BOLD Wasabi & Soy Sauce flavor blended with garlic, fresh cilantro, grape seed oil and vinegar! WOW! Serve over pasta, pierogi, ravioli, green beans or as a thin hors d'oeuvre dipping sauce for Authentic Italian Pasta Chips! Makes 2-1/4 cups 6 oz. can Blue Diamond Almonds BOLD Wasabi & … Continue reading BLUE DIAMOND WASABI PESTO


SMOKED ALMOND BUTTER Smoked almonds, raw almonds, almond milk, brown sugar. Easy, creamy, delicious! Makes 4-1/2 cups 6 oz. can Blue Diamond Smokehouse Almonds 9 oz. can Nice! brand Smoked Flavor Almonds 9 oz. can Nice! brand Natural Raw Almonds 1-1/2 c. Silk Pure Almond Unsweetened Almond Milk 1/4 c. brown sugar Place all almonds … Continue reading NEFERTITI SALAD