Asparesto Margarita

Asparesto was marinated with its self for days.

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Roasted Asparagus, Sunflower Seeds, Garlic and CrushedRedPepper/SeaSalt/Pepper were blended with Sugar and Veggie Broth.

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Asparesto was my sauce.

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Vegan Mozz was abundantly used to be topped off with the best Tomato slices I’ve ever had in Bushel Boy.

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Daiya slices followed and eventually Basil garnished.

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Eggless Tofurky Rolls

Incredible things may consequent from a responsible day drinking day. Open your mind. Open a Good Beer. Ride a Bike.

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Washing dishes is one of my least favorite things to do. A bagged coleslaw mix literally was my mixing bowl for this concept. The mixture included diced Green Peppers, Tomato, Onion, Coleslaw mix, French Dressing, Vegenaise, Sunflower Seeds and SeaSalt/Pepper.

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Lavash Bread is amazing and extremely versatile. Lavash Bread was lined peppered Tofurky slices, the Coleslaw mix and then rolled up to served cut in half with a Good Beer or three:)

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Bicycle Ride

 

Every single opportunity prior to yesterday has been an impossible mission to partake in an organized ride. Weather or job has disrupted every ride. Somehow, someway this weekend that I normally work was ironically switched to work more in my favor. Yesterday, was a perfect day in Northern Central Illinois. The day finally reached mid eighties when our 5-10 mph wind metric century (65 ish miles) was complete. I rode with a great group of guys and had a lot of fun. Z Tour 2017 was my first ever organized ride.

Vegan food/snacks were consumed, multiple beers were enjoyed and a curious kitten was saved from bicycle trampling by yours truly.

Z Tour

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#RideOn

Mexicana Rigatoni

I dare you to diffuse normality, confusingly infusing uncommonly concocted ingredients.  Mexican-style ingredients and dishes are most comforting, to me. Also, usually inexpensive. Dream it up, prepare it and destroy it. Learning, adapting and evolving the realm of thought that went into an adaptation. Here are a few pictures in attempt to inspire others to make something differently delicious.

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Independence Daze

Spontaneity is amazing. Spontaneity breaks free from routine, altering the normal series of events and, if lucky, realigning planets in your favor. Breaking free from your norm, truly opens your eyes to how well the world can click away from the comforts of familiarity. A brain thinking optimistically obviously helps, but let’s sacrifice sleep to bike to a night of fireworks….

#RideON

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#DrinkON

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#AdventureON

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Ⓥeggplant

Steamed Kale meets sliced Pickle, Onion and Tomato to top a stack of grilled marinated Eggplant.

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The marinate was a mixture of Broth, Pineapple Juice, BBQ Sauce, Molasses, Wasabi Powder, Cilantro, Ginger, Garlic, SeaSalt/Pepper/Sugar, diced Cucumber, Sesame Seed, Sesame Oil, Poblano Pepper and Sesame Seed Oil to marinade TOFU, Pineapple & Onion slices.

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Tofutti ‘cheese’ and BBQ Sauce were utilized on an Earth Balanced grilled Bun,

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