Ⓥ Cleanwich Ⓥ

Ⓥegan sandwiches are my favorite. They are usually quick, easy and delicious. The bigger the sandwich, the better. The better the sandwich, the messier the sandwich. Let’s clean things up just a bit. And with the ingredients being so clean, how about a sandwich that doesn’t involve a few napkins.

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A homemade Veggie Burger with a condiment//dressings sandwich within a sandwich.

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A pre sandwich bicycle ride with a few Beers is a necessity. Open your throat and open your mind, responsibly and safely.

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Thrice Baked Potatoes were prepared on the side. Simple and delicious.

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A prior Rice concoction was utilized. I did not write down the ingredients. Along with the rice concoction, Carrots, Lightlife ‘sausage’ and ‘beef’, chopped Daiya and Instant Mashed potatoes were mended together and cooked in an oil-less copper skillet.

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The condiment-wich was a mixture of Iceberg Lettuce, Vegenaise, Liquid Smoke, Garlic and chopped Spinach, Tomato, Onion & Avocado. Bigger Tortillas were warmed and stuffed with the mixed veggies and then folded shut. Gluten-free and Ⓥegan waffles were baked with Daiya and top. Dill Weed and Chipotle powder were lightly sprinkled on top before combining the waffles and condiments into sandwich form.

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The Bun was spread (top and bottom insides) with Earth Balance Coconut Spread and Grilled face down. The Cleanwich was combined and cut in half to be plated with the Thrice Baked Potatoes and then destroyed, cleanly.

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Happy Sunday!

Countdown to Pi Dai (1)

Being a dropout math/engineering major, I still have a strong connection with 3.14, Pi Day, every year starting with my birth. Not knowing what Pi Day was on 3.14.1985, I still celebrated 3.14 every year. I don’t think my first sip of Beer was until 1989, probably not on 3.14, but usually (good) Beers are involved. I’m going to make various pies through March 14, 2017. Here is number one.

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…is a Vegan play of food from the recipe Shepards Pie, commonly a meat dish. Let’s tear shit up with this one and kill so many different plants. If you consume plants, it does state that you (and I) hate plants. Therefore, I eat and murder so many plants. I do, however, LOVE animals and good health. I do not take part in animal consumption.

Ⓥravy

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Slight oil and Garlic was heated to destroy diced Celery, Carrot and Onion. Balsamic Vinegar, Molasses, Bay leaves, Veggie Broth, with seasonings (Sugar, Salt, Pepper, Paprika & Garlic Powder) were cooked down for a good while before being blended (after Bay leaves were removed:)

NeatⓋeatFri

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Protein was prepared for the base of this wonderful activity. Along with protein was fiber. Without any blood clotting properties, I pan-fried Sunflower Seeds (unsalted), Tempeh, Red Beans, Lightlife ‘beef’, Tomato, Onion, Celery, Carrot and similar seasonings.

Chunky Ⓥashed Potatoes

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Baked potatoes were chopped and mixed with simmering Almond Milk, chopped Avocado, Tofu, Salt, Pepper, Garlic & Onion Powder, Cayenne and then later Instant Mashed Potatoes, Daiya, Fakin’ Bacon and Scallions.

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The construction is simple:

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Neat Ⓥeat Fri

Ⓥravy

Corn and Peas

Chunky Ⓥashed Potatoes

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BREAKⓋAST

There are most likely numerous things I do miss about a carnivorous and non-Vegan lifestyle, but, for some reason, I miss that sickening full feeling the most. And the subconscious connection between comfort-food and that sickly full atmospheric pressure is in the back of my brain as I’m still attaining to retain that damn sensation.

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The conclusion was creating  an awesome ongoing process of constructing Ⓥegan food that is extremely good for you that will never provide a sick-full ambience, like chasing a water-like mirage for 100 kms in a sand-boiling-into-glass desert. After months and months of scientifically creating food ideas like Einstein with an apron on and like Einstein riding a bicycle, there IS NOT a way to be engulfed by that death euphoria without torturing, murdering and consuming animal flesh or animal dairy products.

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I will never in my life eat animal flesh ever again. So, it is settled. I do still enjoy creating and consuming Ⓥ “comfort-food”, but I will never experience that deathly ill susceptibility. I will only have an energetic, healthy and LIFEFUL consciousness and how is that a bad thing.

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One fact that bothers me is Albert Einstein, the brilliant scientist, believed in vegetarianism his whole life, yet only practiced a vegetarian lifestyle at the conclusion of his life. For someone so smart, why did it take him so long..? I’d truly enjoy asking him that question.

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I’ve recently noticed a trend of mothers posting cute pictures of their children and calling them “hams” on various social media platforms. I am biased being Vegan and haven’t stuck a fork in ham for well over three years, but I find it disturbing. All that I can think of is the torture and murder involved in preparing that “cute” dead animal flesh for the holiday. Why is that becoming a fad? I hope for the sake of quality of life that I am not the only one that has noticed and been bothered by this. Maybe I am overthinking this, but felt an urge to shed some light on this. If anyone can explain the reasoning behind this, I’d greatly appreciate it. I can only think of ignorance.

Penguins Kill Polar Bears

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A newly found artist, Penguins Kill Polar Bears, are a post-rock scottish foursome that are talented and loud.

CHECK ‘EM OUT

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I am also gonna, from now on, keep track of prices most of the prices in relation to their serving sizes. LBV is still not finished, also. (Low Budget Vegan)

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BREAKⓋAST ingredients:

  • Tofu, extra firm (6) @ $2.98 = $0.50 per serving
  • Eggplant, chopped (8) @ $1.78 = $0.23 per serving
  • Spinach, sliced (3.5) @ $2.98 = $0.86 per serving
  • Shallot, sliced (6) @$0.72 = $0.12 per serving
  • Portabellini, sliced (3.5) @ $3.99 = $1.14 per serving
  • SEASONING: SeaSalt/Pepper/FennelSeed/ DillWeed/Oil = $0.07
  • Lightlife ‘sausage’, crumbled (7) @ $4.99 = $0.72 per serving
  • Lightlife ‘beef’, crumbled (7) @ $4.99 = $0.72 per serving
  • Rye Bread, grilled (16) @ $2.89 = $0.19 per serving
  • Earth Balance (30) @ $4.99 = $0.17 per serving
  • Tortilla, warm – for burrito (8) @ $1.25 = $0.16 per serving
  • Potato, diced (20) @ $2.99 = $0.15 per serving
  • Garlic, minced (27) @ $2.99 = $0.12 per serving

This is definitely not the cheapest meal, at $4.43 per serving, it is well worth it for health and general life benefits. And depending on quality of vegetables, it can cost more. The spinach and Mushrooms are ridiculously expensive for the servings. Not 100% sure those were the serving sizes, but still way more than I normally want to spend.

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I do not feel like going into much detail on how I made this. It’s pretty simple. I think I broke my toe last night and I’m going to attempt to ride tonight! I, also, am going to buy a Fat Bike tonight!!!

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It’s been quite a few months since I rolled a FATTY!

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Happy THURSDAY! Enjoy a good BEER

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LBⓋ 3/10

Low Budget Ⓥegan 3/10

  
Chicago-style Vegan Hot Dogs could be a bit cheaper depending on the quality of your Veggies. Any time I’m eating raw Veggies, I tend to be pickier on quality. These are super quick and easy to make and even easier to devour.

  

Chicago-style Vegan Hot Dog ingredients:

  • Smart Dogs, grilled or boiled
  • Smart Dog Buns, regular buns
  • Mustard, mmmmm
  • Tomato, I had leftover grape Toms-sliced longways
  • English Cucumber, diced
  • Celery Salt
  • Onion, diced
  • Tortilla Chips, on the side or choose other side

No instructions needed (I’d hope)     🙂

  
Chicago-style Vegan Hot Dog Cost Science:

  • Smart Dogs (8) = $3.99 @ $0.50 per serving
  • Buns (8) = $1.25 @ $0.16 per serving
  • Mustard (136) = $1.75 @ $0.02 per serving
  • Tomato (10) = $3.98 @ $0.40 per serving
  • English Cucumber (10) = $1.99 @ $0.20 per serving
  • Celery Salt (794?) = $1.00 @less than $0.01 per serving
  • Onion (7) = $1.17 @ $0.17 per serving
  • Tortilla Chips (13) = $2.00 @ $0.16 per serving

These are extremely comforting Vegan Dawgs and at $1.62 per serving, they are most worth it on a regular basis. Lightlife does an outstanding job with their Plant Powered Protein and if anyone ever gets a chance, TRY one of their many products. They even blew my mind having JUMBO Smart Dogs.

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To all of you getting some snow, be safe & have FUN!