Oriental Cash(tof)ew

Happy Tuesday, readers and picture viewers. I hope your socks are as warm and comfortable as mine, if not more. To me, nothing is more rewarding than working hard all day only to get home to prepare a wonderfully delicious Vegan meal. Play with your food.

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Oriental Cash(tof)ew was created winding down from a busy and productive workday with a couple of Good Beers and Fun with Food.

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Tofu was marinated in Vegan Garlic Sauce, grilled, marinated in Vegan Garlic Sauce some more and than diced. Raw Cashews were pan-fried in super light oil before adding the diced Twice marinated Tofu. In this stir-fry, ingredients on hand were utilized. Seasonings instead of fresh ingredients were used.

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Frozen Veggies were in the mix. As well as Garlic, Onion, Ginger & Poblano Powders, Balsamic & Rice Vinegars, Sesame Seed Oil, Sea Salt and Pepper. Rice Noodles & Soy Sauce were the final additions to this amazing mixture of ingredients.

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Cheers.

Happy Wednesday

Yesterday was a fun-filled awesome day. With some lows and some extreme highs. I awoke at 4:00am thinking that I was late for my 6:30am shift. At 5:45am and around 25 degrees F, I commuted via bicycle to work. Dressing in various layers, the commute was absolutely comfortable.

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#WORKHARDPLAYHARDER

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The sun was present throughout the day. Being a sunshine addict, I suited up after my shift (without all of the layers) for a beautiful November day and rode on to enjoy a few hours of remaining daylight. After picking up a 4-pack of beer, I ventured to a wildlife refugee before heading to a brewhouse for a few more amazing beers.

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Fall into Winter months are progressively dying, cold and dreary. Utilization of warmer//brighter days is a must, in my book. Overcoming the cold and the death is essential to becoming stronger and prepared for any further difficult situations.

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It is game time. Here in the midwest, the next five months will not be pleasant. Optimism and drive will get me through.

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Cheers to an early Spring.

Lemony Dilling Tofu

Marinating for over a day, Tofu infused with greatness.

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The marinade is garlicy, lemony, stunningly dilling and plant based powerful.

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Garlic was sauteed with Celery, Onion, light Oil, raw Cashew, Balsamic Vinegar, Chardonnay (I am currently trying to finish the bottle:), Cashew ‘milk’, Garlic Powder, Ginger, Earth Balance ‘butter’, Sugar, Fresh Dill, Cayenne Powder, Parmesan ‘cheese’ & Sea Salt // Pepper.

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Obviously (I’d hope), I added things accordingly and not at the same time. This is not a teaching blog, yet, (hopefully) a inspiring creative blog that keeps you thirsty. A blender made this plant genocide much, much less bloody.

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The deliciously marinated Tofu was grilled. Fresh Asparagus were roasted. Rice was prepared with Tomatoes, Earth Balance ‘butter’, Parmesan ‘cheese’, Sea Salt // Pepper // Garlic Powder. Plated with an artful mindset and garnished with Dill and Lemon.

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Tofu versatility is overwhelmingly awesome. Enjoy a good Beer and take a good Photo.

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Go on an adventure:)

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.