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Vegan Coconut Korma

I make this in a big pot and it turns out like a stew.

3 TBS Olive Oil
2 White Onion, Diced
2 inch Ginger, minced
8 Cloves Garlic, minced
Small bag of colorful potatoes, chopped in quarters
8 Carrots, Cubed
2 Jalapeno, minced
6 TBS unsalted cashews, ground
8 oz tomato sauce
4 tsp salt
3 TBS Curry Powder
2 cups frozen peas
1 Green Pepper, chopped
1 Red Pepper, chopped
2 Cans Coconut Milk

Heat oil in pot over medium. Stir in onion, cook till tender. Mix in garlic and ginger and cook for another minute. Mix in potatoes, Jalapenos, carrots, cashews, tomato sauce, salt and curry powder and cook for 15 minutes, until the potatoes can be stabbed.  Add peas, peppers and coconut milk and simmer for a bit.

Carrot Cake with Delicious Cream Cheese Frosting

4 Eggs
3/4 C Olive Oil
1/2 C Plain Applesauce
1 C White Sugar
1 C Brown Sugar
3 tsp Vanilla Extract
2 C Flour
2 tsp Baking Soda
2 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Salt
3 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
3 C Grated Carrots
1 C Chopped Pecans (in food processor)
8 oz Can of Crushed Pineapple, drained

Grease a big glass pan and heat oven to 350.

In big bowl, beat eggs, oil, apple sauce, sugar and vanilla. Mix in flour, BS, BP, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir in carrots, Fold in Walnuts. Fold in pineapple.

Bake for 40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.  Let cool before adding the below frosting.

Frosting:
1/2 C Butter Softened
8 Oz Cream Cheese Softened
3 1/2 C Powdered Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Beat all together in a mixer and add to top of cake!

Sometimes I'll make the whole recipe, then freeze half of the batter and save it for later.  If you do this, use a 9in square pan and cook for 30 minutes.

Vegan Broccoli Salad

1 Bag Frozen Broccoli from Costco, chopped in food processor (thawed)
1 Cup Raisins
1 Red Onion, chopped in food processor
1 Cup Sliced Almonds (or chopped in food processor)

1 Cup Veganaise
3 TBS White Wine Vinegar

Mix first block in big bowl, then mix second block in small bowl. Add the liquid to the big bowl and mix a little more!

My Favorite Guac!

4 Avocados
Juice of 1 Lime
I Jalapeno diced
2 Cloves Garlic minced
Half Purple Onion (dices in food processor)
Salt to taste
Cumin to taste
Red Pepper to taste
2 Roma Tomatoes, without seeds and juice

Mix it in the order above and don't smash the tomatoes!

Bring on 2016

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Lots of crazy stuff since I last posted so this will mostly just be to catch up on pictures.  My last race of the season was Rocketman and I flatted twice so had to DNF. I was kinda bummed, but had a pretty good season so I have no complaints.  Zoot has resigned me to race with them again so I'm excited about that.  I'll have a similar first half race year to last year so I'll get to see how I compare to last year. I have been meaning to post a bunch of recipes I have been enjoying so hopefully there will be a short list of them after this!