Beer Brat Ⓥ Potato Bake

On Super Bowl Sunday, recipe evolution began. Ⓥegan Beer Brats were prepared in abundance. A couple of Beer Brats were definitely enjoyed during the game, while leftover Ⓥegan Beer Brats existed.

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Creativity spun to develop a delicious Ⓥ Beer Brat Chowder. Again, leftovers did not disappear.

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Added to adapt into Beer Brat Chowder were chopped leftover Chipotle Potato Wedges, Cherry Tomatoes, Spinach, Daiya ‘cheese’ and Follow Your Heart Shaved ‘parmesan’ – after slicing the Tofurky ‘sausages’.

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The beginning to this madness started with Course Mustard, Garlic, Brown Sugar, a strong Lager Beer with Peppers and Onions to bathe the Tofurky ‘sausages’ in Beery greatness.

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The conclusion of this recipe array is the Thrice (great band;) baked Beer Brat Ⓥ Potato Bake. The leftover Chipotle Potato Wedges were slightly rebaked and placed in a dish. The warmed Beer Brat Chowder was dumped over the twice baked Chipotle Potatoes with ‘creamy cheddar’ Daiya as the final ingredient before being baked, again.

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Full of science and deliciously different ideas bursting from one as galaxies are formed, the idea is to ever inspire to fulfill your desire.

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CHEERS.

 

 

Ⓥ Lasagna

A Lasagna with mass character and vast flavorfulness is here:)

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Marinara was combined with Salsa, Parsley, Lentils, Ⓥ Crumbles and Rice to be simmered (covered for 20-25 minutes prior to construction of the Lasagna fabrication.

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Sauce layered the bottom of my cooking dish with delicious Roasted Corn before the (oven-ready) Lasagna Noodles laid the foundation of greatness.

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The layers continue…

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Sauce, Roasted Corn, Jalapeño, Daiya, and Noodles – repeat.

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As personal layers of climates in the last few years – midwest winters, Sonoran Desert summers, midwestern frozen winters, optimism is had and ongoing. Stay healthy:)

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CHEERS.

LBⓋ 30 – BBQ Tempeh

LBⓋ = Low Budget Ⓥeganism

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  • Tempeh (2.5) @ $3.49 = $1.40 per serving
  • Cucumber (5) @ $0.88 = $0.18 per serving
  • Chipotle Powder (120) @ $13.73 = $0.11 per serving
  • BBQ Sauce (21) @ $2.19 = $0.10 per serving
  • Sesame Bun (8) @ $3.49 = $0.44 per serving

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This simply delicious sandwich boils down to $2.23 per serving in being one sandwich. The Tempeh was roasted with the BBQ sauce and Chipotle Powder. Not your cheap fast-food “comfort” sandwich, yet exact opposite being a hearty//healthy fast comfort food.

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CHEERS.

 

Broccoli Ⓥ Beer Cheese & Rice

Ⓥ Chipotle Beer Cheese  was prepared.

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Ⓥ Chipotle Beer Cheese

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Rice was prepared normally with a little extra water seasoned with Sea Salt, Pepper and Garlic powder.

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Chopped Broccoli and Onion added towards the end before sliced Mushrooms were added at the very end.

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Ⓥ Chipotle Beer Cheese was mixed in and also garnished the plate of greatness:)

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CHEERS.

Blush Daiya Toni

The last of my Base Sauce previously used in my Tofu Florentine,

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TOFU Florentine

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…was utilized wonderfully, in a deliciously Ⓥegan Blush Pasta.

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Earth Balance ‘butter’, Flour, Sea Salt, Pepper (the Ⓥegan Roux) was slightly panfried before adding Garlic Powder, Almond Milk, a bit o’ water, a Veggie Bouillon cube (more of a rectangle), Carrot, Celery, Onion and (real) Garlic. After simmering for hours, a huge amount of Parsley was added:)

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A pot of diced Tomatoes, Tomato Paste and dry Basil was simmered in a pot separate from the Base Sauce. The Base Sauce was added to the other and cooked down with Hot Sauce, Sugar, sliced Tofurky ‘sausages’ and a Bay Leaf.

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Rigatoni Pasta was cooked slightly under al dente and strained, not rinsed, to be added to the Blushness with Daiya and Spinach after the Bay Leaf was found in the pot – not in the mouth:)

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CHEERS.

Ⓥeggie Sandwich

¡Happy Thirsty Thursday!

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A surplus of thirstiness is vast this Thursday as my country (USA) is utterly a mess and an embarrassment in the universe. I apologize to all and I don’t want to dwell on politics in any of my blogs, but I’ve been extremely angry and frustrated with my country for a great while. Yesterdays event was over the top – not okay, okay. I have high hopes and confidence in President-Elect Biden & Vice-Elect Harris. I need them in control now for my own sanity.

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A simple, yet, intricate sandwich was constructed and enjoyed to distract from the madness. A grilled Pretzel Bun was topped with Guacamole on both halves. A raw Tomato slice was platform for this Ⓥ sandwich to shine and hold the grilled Onion & Green Pepper and raw Radish slices.

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Roasted Chipotle Balsamic infused Brussels Sprouts were deleafed (new word?) to act as a ‘Lettuce’ for the Guacamole splattered top Pretzel Bun with roasted Jalapeño to plop on. Served to myself with Potatoes, remaining Brussels Sprouts And a Snow Cold Beer, a record for consuming (not really) a sandwich took place because of deliciousness.

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CHEERS.

Roasted Eggplant Pilaf

Chipotle and Balsamic Vinegar (with Olive Oil, Sea Salt & Pepper and Garlic) came together, infusingly, to be tossed with chopped Eggplant:)

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Roasted somewhat toasted, this Eggplant looked and smelt Amazing. A simple Pasta Sauce was simmered with Ⓥ Crumbles, Chickpeas and Mushrooms.

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Pre-cooked Brown Rice was added with chopped Parsley and the Roasted Eggplant.

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CHEERS.

Pasta Salad

With ease, a simple and quick Salad was developed. After the Chickpeas are cooked of course, a matter of putting things together was only needed.

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Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar, Garlic, Sea Salt, Peppe & Chipotle Powder mixed/stirred/shooken was created.

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Tri-color Rotini was cooked and mixed with the Chickpeas, Green Pepper, Onion, Radish, White Onion and VEGAN Parmesan. Just a quick reason to post a few pictures:)

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CHEERS.