2018

Ups, downs, twists and turns were my 2018 on Earth. Strongly addicted to the sun, 2019’s goal is to exploit this addiction. Winter in the midwest is ever dreary – depleting my mojo, yo. If you experience the harsh winter, hang in there. Be positive:)

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Please, take more quality photos, ride more bikes, enjoy good local brews and cook your own food:) Don’t forget to get plenty of sunlight. It’s the only reason that we’re alive.

Daiya Hasselback

Happy Sunday, y’all.

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A Russet Potato was sliced Hasselback-style and roasted. The roasted Potato was stuffed with chopped Daiya slices to be further roasted. A Daiya Sauce was constructed on top of the oven in a saucepan.

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Coconut Milk (dairy-free) Creamer was simmered and seasoned with Garlic Powder, Crushed Red Pepper Flakes, Sea Salt and Pepper. After heating, chopped Broccoli Florets and five slices of Daiya were stirred into the Vegan Cream. The heat was increased, allowing the dairy-free greatness to expand while stirring frequently.

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The Sauce stood for a few minutes before engulfing the plated daiya infused Hasselback-style Potato. Vegan Bacon was a tasty garnish for this amazing Potato.

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CHEERS

Tostada Calzoni

A Bean Sauce was monumentally constructed infusing Chipotle Peppers with Refried Beans, Almond Milk, Tofurky™ Chorizo, Roasted Corn and Pico de Gallo with careful effort before evolving ever so slightly into a separate Bean Dip. Sliced Cheican (Gardein™ Scappolini), Black Beans, Onion, Avocado and Scallions were added for the Dip.

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Pizza Dough was slapped with Bean Sauce on half before being topped generously with Daiya, Spinach, Onion, Tomato, Avocado, Olive and Cheican Strips. The unused dough was folded onto sealing these Taco ingredients ever so tight. Baked to a slight color the Calzoni was topped and baked with more Daiya on top. The Calzoni was sliced and served with the Bean Dip.

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CHEERS

Ⓥegan Reuben Pi

Vegenaise, Horseradish, Smoked Poblano Powder, Lemon Juice, diced Dill Pickle, Ⓥ Parm, diced Carrot, Pepper and Garlic Powder were combined and mixed together, Veganly.

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A small lightly oiled pan was stuffed with dough before being layed with wonderful ingredients. Ⓥ Smart ‘bacon’, Garbanzo Beans, the Dressing previously stated above, Daiya, diced Onion, Sauerkraut, Ⓥ Parm and light Basil topped this Pi so high. When you look up in the sky and the Moon hits your eye like a big Pizza Pi, that’s Ⓥ Reuben Pi.

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Thrice Roasted Chelada Papas

Riding to work early to beat the rain

Raindrops fall, instantly rushing adrenaline into my vein

Flip my backwards cycling cap about, tall,

Ensuring water-free sight

Cadencing my pedals with all my might,

Three tanish/brown blurs past the river to the right,

Galloply pass me to seek the bleak sheltering trees,

Three deer seemigly sprinting in fear.

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Go explore, feel, see places. Traveling too fast misses true beauty, nature-the purist. These instances happen and help visualize why. Drink a (good) Beer. Enjoy something different. Take a Pic. Make your own Food.

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Cheers.