Just a pictorial recipe today…
Just a pictorial recipe today…
Daiya ‘Alfredo’ was experienced for the first time in this creation.
Beyond Meat Crumbles and Garlic were pan-fried in light Oil before adding Veggie Broth and Seasonings (SeaSalt, Pepper and a few CrushedRedPepper).
Soon after, Orzo Noodles were added with a medley of riced Veggies (Broccoli, Cauliflower and Carrot). Once the noodles reached the state of slightly undercooked, Daiya ‘Alfredo’ was added with sliced Spinach and Nutritional Yeast.
In this exciting year of 2019, I have experienced the coldest and hottest temperatures of my life. And the Arizona desert valley still has a lot of summer left.
Spontaneous Mexi Slaw was brainstormed quickly. It seemed like a wonderful idea to enjoy this in a tortilla, burrito-style.
Light Oil was warmed in a pan before adding Garlic, Onion, Pepper, Potato and Beyond Meat Crumbles. After pan-frying those delicious ingredients, Seasonings (Crushed Red Pepper, Oregano, Sea Salt & Pepper) were added. Ever stirring, a (from scratch) Bean/Rice concoction was added. After cooking somewhat heavily, Pickle Juice was mixed in. Veggies (Tomato, Cucumber & (packed) Coleslaw) were infused with the power of stirring before saucing it up with Vegenaise and a little BBQ Sauce. Removed from the heat, Spinach barely fit to be included, stirringly.
The local Tortillas were warmed before adding Romaine slices and the MexiSlaw. iFold.
Beyond Sausage was experienced for the first time in this idea. The meatless product held up well. Here is the wordless recipe.
A desert Mountain Lion pack intersection was made by accident on an evening bike ride last night. Nobody nor animal was hurt. When one Mountain Lion (Cat) looked back at me with a little kitty in mouth, our eyes matched and I could tell this animal was as scared as I was. I was unable to capture a photograph. Happy Friday. CHEERS.
Garlic, Ginger, Carrots, Raw Cashews, Onion and Serrano Peppers were pan-fried generously in Sesame Seed Oil before adding handfuls of Bean Sprouts. Eventually, Crushed Red Peppers, Radish halves & sliced Spinach were added to the mix.
Quickly, this dish was plated. Bad joke…? Short, Quick and deliciously easy. CHEERS.
Work hard, but play harder. Work was escaped last night and the bicycle was ridden to a local brewpub. A few beers were enjoyed before riding home parallel to a beautiful sunset.
High quality Bread was slightly toasted before adding Vegenaise on one slice and Stone IPA Mustard on the other. Broccoli was boiled and pan-fried for my side. Onion and Mushroom were pan-fried to be included in the sandwich.
Field Roast Veggie Patties were pan-fried to be topped with the Onion and Mushroom before being covered with Daiya slices. And that’s not all the Daiya! The condiment lathered slices of dank Bread were topped with a slice of Daiya each to be slightly melted before adding The Field Roast greatness, Tomato and spicy Spinach.
Finding a new path on bicycle, bettering a route, experiencing new terrain – exploration is mindfully soothing.
Thinking, hoping, wondering can powerfully chime the mind and gut when an experience dreamt of becomes reality.
Unachievable quality photographs were the constant. Cameras will never surpass my eyesight with their precision and depth. When pictures cannot describe, we must rely on words.
A first Independence Day for this American in the desert was everything that was wanted. A bicycle ride, a couple of craft brews and fireworks overload happened tonight.
On a windy dry river trail, every direction faced, impressive fireworks were witnessed.
Sitting in the refreshing breezy shade
Dull subtly humming 101 loop buzz
Pondering food, pondering bicycle rides
palm trees dancing
Mountains distant, standing short and tall in every direction
The sun ever present
Adapting to the desert has been a trial/error process. Surviving while Riding a bike and drinking beer all day in Illinois was easy compared to riding a bike and drinking one beer for one hour in the desert.
Pineapple Juice mixed with Seasonings, Scallions and Instant Mashed potatoes to act as a “Sauce” on a tortilla. This Tortilla with its “Sauce” was topped with Daiya, Avocado, Pineapple and a separately prepared meatless Crumbles, Corn and Garlic. This beastly flat Taco was baked for a bit, but heavy as hell.