Rizzoto

The Chicago Cubs are in the playoffs again this year. Today, Vegan Risotto was prepared and titled Anthony Rizzoto after the Cubs first baseman, Anthony Rizzo.

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Go Cubs.

Light Oil was utilized in a copper pan to sauté Onion, Garlic and Arborio Rice.

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Seasoned with Parsley, Chives, Sea Salt, Pepper and Cayenne, Chardonnay was added and cooked down.

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Veggie Broth, Yellow & Zucchini Squash and garden Cherry Tomatoes were tossed in.

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After reducing most liquid, a small stick of Earth Balance ‘butter’ was added with Ⓥ ‘parmesan cheese’.

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I did not ride a bike today, but rest is essential. Happy Sunday!

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10.2.17

Yesterday was a screwed up day. Terror unfortunately is still evident right in our backyard. And most usually it’s that white dude that seems nice that has a fascination with guns. It’s a sad, sad world. We move on. We #RideOn dreaming of a perfect world where animals and humans are both not slaughtered and happiness reigns free for all.

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Tom Petty – Breakdown

 

SexiMexiWich w/ Tequila GarParm Steakless Fries

Happy Saturday to all. If you don’t believe in Saturdays, tomorrow is Sunday.

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GardenIn protein, Tofutti dairy less slices, Go Veggie ‘parmesan cheese’, Earth Balance ‘butter’ and ‘mayo’ were some ingredients utilized today.

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The steakless Fries were cut, boiled and baked before pan-fried. The texture is perfect for the ingredients infused. (Good) Tequila, (little) Oil, Crushed Red Pepper, Sea Salt, Pepper, Parmesan ‘cheese’, Garlic Powder and Chives were panfried with Red and Yellow Potatoes to create an amazing side dish.

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Bigger Rolls were cut and lathered with Earth Balance ‘butter’ before being quickly grilled and set aside. The GardenIn protein, beefless burgers and breakfast ‘sausage’ patties, were also grilled before being smothered with Pico De Gallo and baked to confuse and infuse these flavors. Tofutti slices to be topped and melted. The ‘sausage’ patties were stacked on top the beefless burgers, artistically.

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I don’t always drink 10% beers before noon, but when I do, it’s Saturday!

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The true character and the sexiness of this sandwich comes from a mixture of Alfalfa Sprouts, chopped Radish, Pickles & Onion, (cooked) Wild Rice, Cracked Pepper, Lemon Pepper, Chipotle Lime Powder, Earth Balance ‘mayo’ and Celery Seed.

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The SexiMexiWich was constructed and plated right beside Tequila GarParm Steakless Fries to be completely destroyed and consumed in a bloodless plant genocide.

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Celebrate Saturday. Celebrate Life.

Chinese Brunch-Fry

Chinese food is much better when good Chinese food is prepared. Chinese food is much greater when good Chinese food is prepared at home. Chinese food is the best when it is consumed out of the ordinary context, as in, for breakfast or brunch. Perhaps, in the same concept as to why breakfast for dinner is so exciting.

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Have fun with your food.

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Tofu and GadenIn Meatless Meatloaf were utilized as my Chinese-style protein while Yellow Potato, Sweet Potato, Onion, Garlic, Rice Noodles, Cauliflower, Broccoli were stir-fried with amazing seasonings.

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Fennel and Sesame Seeds, Garlic Sriracha, Cumin, Sugar, Pink Himalayan Sea Salt, Pepper, Lemon Pepper, Dill, Rice Wine Vinegar and Sesame Seed Oil were added to this fry at various key times to obtain a flavorfully exciting taste and smells.

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The Noodle fry was plated and topped with Ⓥ protein, Kimchi and Soy Sauce.

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Ride a Bike. Drink a Beer.

Beer Roast Beefless

Fall is basically here in Northern Illinois. Which means open windows, sweatpants, beautiful colors and ideal cycling conditions.

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Food Addiction

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Sakitumi from Lagunitas Brewing was utilized with a huge variety of vegetables and Veggie Broth to marinade Tofurky ‘roast beef’ slices. Among those Vegetables were; Onion, Green, Red & Yellow Peppers, Carrot, Broccoli, Cucumber, Rice and more. A Pretzel Bun, Daiya and BBQ Sauce were involved also to create this delicious sandwich.

Gran Fondo

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Happy Sunday! And, please, Enjoy Outside!

 

Happy Monday

Hello all. Apologizes (if any care:) for the three-week hiatus from WordPress. A world as I once knew is over and has been shaken up like die in a Yahtzee cup to be tossed out ever so strategically.

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Within six days of first being aware of an amazing career opportunity, it was final. From finding out that this career opportunity was mine, seven days were mine to prepare for a move.

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Living out of a hotel for twelve straight nights were experience. My second day, I (with others) was flown out-of-state for training, but still stayed in a hotel. Eating healthy wasn’t always the easiest. A few times I made Vegan exceptions with Mexican Food and Pizza.

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Change can be extremely rewarding, but you’ll never know if you will not try. Life is only as hard as you make it. Eat healthy. Have an open-mind. Drink a good Beer. Ride a BIKE.

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