Boneless chicken breasts saute beautifully

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For a quick and delicious way to saute chicken breasts strips this is the recipe for you.

You may use the same ingredients to bake chicken. Follow recipe but saute chicken for just a few minutes and add goat cheese strips to the top of the chicken and throw it into the oven, which should be 375 degrees. Bake for about 35 minutes. The chicken becomes much crisper when using the stove method.

Ingredients

2 cups of white flour
2 eggs
1/4 cup half and half milk
2 cups of Progresso bread crumbs
5 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons of good honey
1 medium to large red onion
3 fresh elephant garlic cloves (minced)
2 teaspoons of sea salt
1/2 a teaspoon of fresh ground black pepper
2 handfuls of fresh chopped basil
1 and a 1/2 teaspoons of fresh chopped Oregano
1 teaspoon and a half of fresh chopped thyme
I teaspoon of fresh chopped rosemary
3 to 4 pounds of natural, sliced, and skinless chicken breasts

Get three large bowls out. In one bowl add the flour.

In the second bowl add the eggs and beat with milk.

In the third bowl add the breadcrumbs.

The bowls should be placed in that order with the last bowl closest to the saute pan.

With a food processor using the thinnest blade shred onions and garlic and put into separate bowls. Place the bowls on or around the stove.

Cut up basil, oregano, thyme and rosemary. Keep them on your chopping board separated.

Put a medium sized saute pan on medium low and add two and a half tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, and add one and a half tablespoons of honey, about half a handful of onions, to taste, and half of the minced garlic, one teaspoon of sea salt, a quarter of a teaspoon of fresh ground black pepper, and a handful of basil and a pinch of the oregano, rosemary, and thyme.

Arrange everything to cover the bottom of the sauce pan and wait until it begins to sizzle. This should only take about two minutes.

Take a strip of chicken ( pan should hold five strips) and rinse it well under water, then dip it into the flour. Next dip it in the egg and milk mixture, then dip into the bread crumbs.

Place on saute pan and cook for three minutes. When it’s time to turn them over use a spatula and a wooden spoon. Lift the chicken with the spatula, and with the spoon gather all of the rest of the juices to flavor the other side. With the spatula flip chicken to the other side and cook for an additional three minutes. If you prefer your chicken brown and crispy you can cook for an additional minute on each side. Repeat the process with the rest of the ingredients.

Should make about ten hearty chicken strips.

Benefits of Cactus

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Suggest to a person they should ‘hug a cactus’ and you are guaranteed to raise some eyebrows. With its piercing, thorny exterior the cactus appears anything but hug-gable. However, people benefit in so many ways from this misunderstood plant that it may be time to think of cactus as a ‘dear friend’.

There are so many different varieties of cactus, each with their own health benefits, that not all of them can be discussed. For the purpose of this article, I will focus on the common variety called Nopal Verde aka the Prickly Pear. So what is the Prickly pear and what can it do for you?

The Prickly Pear is a type of cactus common in the Southwest US and in Mexico. When its thick outer tusk is removed, the cactus may be consumed. In addition to being rich in vitamins and minerals, the Prickly Pear provides the consumer with the following benefits:

1) The Prickly Pear is rich in Polysaccharide fibers and sterols both of which have been shown to reduce LDL cholesterol.

2) The Prickly Pear also contains specific phytonutrients which, when introduced to the bloodstream, helps treat patients with type II diabetes.

3) The anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory constituents that are common in the Prickly Pear remove and prevent the buildup of blood vessel plaque. By attacking this plaque, Prickly Pear helps to not only prevent artery disease but, indirectly, reduces the risk of heart disease.

4) Since the Prickly Pear is rich in both soluble and insoluble dietary fibers, regular consumption of Prickly Pear guarantees the regular absorption of water and toxins in the digestive track. Such regular absorption helps keep the colon cleansed and bowel movements regular.

5). Prickly Pear is not only useful in dealing with long term health issues but it can also do much to correct short term mistakes. If you had a bit too much to drink and you find yourself saddled the next day with a hangover, Prickly Pear can be nothing less than a ‘knight in shining armor’. The juices of the Prickly Pear soothes the gastro-intestinal tract and alleviates the nausea that often accompanies a hangover. Furthermore, since most of the symptoms of a hangover(ie headache, fatigue, burning eyes) are due to dehydration and Prickly Pear provides fast and effective re hydration, it can be stated that Prickly Pear is an effective slayer of the ‘mighty hangover dragon’

So there you have it, a listing of the health benefits provided by just one type of cactus. So the next time you see a cactus, standing alone in the barren desert, you may wish to say ‘thank you’ or offer an embrace. Despite its rough exterior, the cactus shows its softness toward men in so many ways that benefit our health. Let’s not take it for granted.

Burger King the Facts about the second Largest Fast Food Restaurant

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Burger King has evolved into one the largest fast food chains in the world since its opening in 1954 by James McLamore and David Edgerton in Miami, Florida. It has 11,200 stores in 65 countries all over the world. A big reason for this is the franchise model they use in which they sell separate Burger Kings to separate private owners. The company has over 37,000 employees working everyday and serves around 11.4 million customers per day. It is second only to McDonald’s in the fast food industry.

If you compared the current Burger King menu to the first one back in 1954, you would be surprised at the change. The first menu only offered burgers, fries, sodas and milkshakes. Since then they have added several variations of chicken, fish, salads and desserts. The Whopper was the big addition to the menu in 1957 and over the years has become Burger King’s signature dish. That’s why Burger King is called “Home of the Whopper”.

In the 1970s, the Magical Burger King was introduced in commercials and it popularized the growing fast food chain. Since the 70s and up to 2003 the commercials have been failing to acquire new customers for the business. In 2003, Burger King hired a new advertising agency: Crispin Porter + Bogusky. Through their help “The King” was reborn.

First called Insta Burger King, James McLamore and David Edgerton opened their doors on December 4, 1954 in a suburb of Miami, Florida. McLamore and Edgerton both graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Hotel Administration. McLamore visited the original McDonald’s hamburger stand in San Bernardino, California owned by Dick and Mac McDonald and the idea for Burger King was born.

Five years following the 1954 opening, Burger King had grown to five regional stores in the Miami area and McLamore and Edgerton planned to grow nationally. They used the franchise system and began to sell territorial franchise licenses across the U.S. In 1967, Burger King Corporation was bought by the Pillsbury Company and the fast food chain had grown to 274 stores nationwide.

In 1969, Burger King began to seriously venture into the international market when they opened up in Canada after failures in San Juan and Puerto Rico. After the successful Canadian opening, the company began to open restaurants in Oceania, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Korea, Mexico, Madrid and the Hungry Jack’s franchise in Europe.

Burger King and other fast food chains were sold by Pillsbury to the British alcoholic beverage manufacturer and distributor Grand Metropolitan. Grand Metropolitan owned Burger King until 1997 when it merged with Guinness to form a new company Diageo. Diageo held Burger King until 2001 when it sold the struggling fast food chain to Texas Pacific Group.

The years leading up to the sale had been difficult for Burger King. Revenue and market share had declined significantly and the fast food chain Wendy’s had closed the gap between the two for the number two position behind McDonald’s. But since then they have remade their advertising and hold strong at number two with the fourth most franchises in the entire world. With the success they had last year (11 billion dollars revenue) they should continue to grow globally and make a whole lot of money!

Best Store Bought Bbq Sauce

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If you are an expert or master at barbecue, then there are chances you may want to create your own barbecue sauce. Even if you are not a master, you can still make your own homemade barbecue sauce. But, you might not have the time or the mood to make your own sauce. Even masters might be hard pressed for time. At any barbecue, the sauce is incredibly important. Luckily, you can always buy barbecue sauce at your local grocery store. However, you do not want to buy just any kind of barbecue sauce. You have to think about what barbecue sauce you want to buy at the local market. There are many brands of sauces to choose from. The best way is to try out the many different brands of barbecue sauce.

On Amazon.com, there are several to choose from. You may want to look at the brands that have four our five out of five stars. Such brands to look from would be the following: Cattlemen’s, Scott’s Spicy BBQ Sauce, Bone Suckin’ Sauce, Open Pit Original BBQ Sauce, Country Sweet Sauce, Blues Hog, Smokin’ Joe Jones’ Barbecue & Dippin’ Sauce, Country Sweet Hop, Jack Daniel’s Barbecue Sauce, Heinz 57 Sauce, Nature’s Hollow, and Sweet Baby Ray’s.

BBQSauceReviews.com lists the following: Country Chef, Suckle Busters, Dragon’s Blood, Uncle Joe’s BBQ Sauce, Pork Barrel Original BBQ Sauce, Cattle Boyz Original BBQ Sauce, Grumpy’s BBQ Sauce, Pigchaser BBQ Sauce, Grandma Foster’s BBQ Sauce, Stage Coach BBQ Sauce, Midwest Best BBQ Sauce, Three Little Pigs BBQ Sauce, Outta the Park BBQ Sauce, Picky Vicki BBQ Sauce, Blenders Spicy BBQ Sauce, Captain Curt’s Lemon Honey Boss Sauce, Tex Morgan BBQ Sauce, BBQ Stu’s BBQ Sauce, McCane’s Vidalia Pit Sauce, Bubba Q’s BBQ Sauce, Oregon Dan’s BBQ Sauce, The Secret Sauce Smokin Hot BBQ Sauce, Mad Dog BBQ Sauce, Jake’s BBQ Sauce, Nephew’s Ghostly Pumpkin BBQ Sauce, Pascua’s Spicy BBQ Sauce, Alisha’s Honey BBQ Sauce, King James BBQ Sauce, and many others.

There are many brands of barbecue sauces that you can buy from the supermarket. You want to try out the different brands of barbecue sauces. The most common brands would be KC Masterpiece, Bullseye, Jack Daniels, and so forth. If you want something quick, you may want to get something like KC Masterpiece. For the other types of barbecue sauces, if available, would be to stock up on them. You are not the only person looking for a good barbecue sauce when it comes to grilling time.

Bottled Waters Harms us Bottled Water Disadvantages why Tap Water is better than Bottled

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Bottled water has too many disadvantages to put in one article.

It is a rip off, found to be no healthier than tap water.  It is an environmental disaster, killing eco-systems not only in its production, but also in its ultimate landing whether that be in landfills, or choking seabirds and mammals in the ocean, or left on land surfaces.

Bottled water leads to many health hazards, bacteria grow in any liquid left in light. It is also well known that no matter what type of plastic the container is, it contains toxins, carcinogens, and things that leak into everything else.  Your body holds many such contaminants, our early ancestors were made of different organic compounds altogether.

Plastic hurts mental health.  Yes, you heard that right. Living in a disposable throw-away culture creates values that are shallow and show a sense of trash mentality.  Shallowness is everywhere, and plastic itself if known to be a synonym for tacky, or worthless. We need to instill values, and value means caring about what is lasting, durable, useful, clean, beautiful, pure, and helpful.

Plastic is not simply evil.  It just is an awful and inefficient alternative for what we used for thousands of years, metal, glass, and wood, all of which can be re used and biodegrade without hurting others. But plastic, at best should be used only for things like medical devices, and life saving rare implements.

Having TSA forces to use plastic  zip bags, and confiscate bottles makes nations more vulnerable to terrorism, because our energy is being wasted and squandered on nonsense.

Please do your home work and learn more about plastic and bottled water. All water comes from the same sources. All water on earth is endlessly recycled for us through oceans, air currents, storms, glaciers, in and out of life form, including you, and everything that water touches can be refreshed and healed through water.  If the water is filled with toxins by industry or farm run off, that water can be harmful to many living things, including the living soil.

Bottled water is worth looking into to find out the various kinds of plastic, HDPE, PET, and PVC, as well as all the others, how they are best (although seldom) recycled, and how they harm living health.

Bottled water is something we just don’t need.  It might be a different story, and perhaps in some advanced nations it is, if those that produced the stuff paid the high cost for health issues, environmental impact, disposable and the recycling programs.

Instead, you the taxpayers pay for all externalized costs and your health suffers for the costs in more than just economic ways.

We can do better than bottled water, and especially much better than bottled water in plastic.  We know we can do better, because our species did so for about one million  years.

Best Natural Sweeteners Honey Agave Nectar Stevia

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Granulated sugar is the most popular sweetener that is around. But studies are coming out that show how dangerous it is to the overall health of the body. Therefore many new sweeteners have been developed and are starting to become popular. There are many unhealthy, zero calorie sweeteners, but there are also many natural sweeteners, that are much healthier in moderation.

Honey

Honey has been used to sweeten things long before sugar and other sweeteners came on the scene. Honey is naturally made by bees from the nectar they collect from different flowers. It is available raw as well as pasteurized.

The sweetness of honey is about the same as sugar. However, honey is natural, and therefore it is a better choice for healthy living. It is mainly made up of sugars, but it also contains small amounts of healthy vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that help the body to build a strong immune system so that it can fight off disease.

Honey can be used in baking, desserts and many drinks such as coffee, tea and milk.

Stevia

Stevia is produced from an herbal plant. It is available in dry powder form or in a liquid extract. It is said to be 200 to 300 times sweeter than regular table sugar. Thus the amount needed for sweetening is very little. It is great for using in smoothies, tea, coffee, cereals and anywhere that sugar is normally used.

The great thing about stevia is that it can help to reduce food cravings for sweets and foods high in unhealthy fats. Therefore it is great for those who are trying to lose weight. Stevia is also great for those who suffer from diabetes as it does not spike the blood sugar levels.

The only downfall of stevia is the mild aftertaste that it produces.

Agave

Agave is harvested from the agave plants that are naturally grown in Mexico. The sap is harvested and heated at low temperatures to break down the sugars. This ensures that the enzymes are kept alive, and thus it is considered natural and can be consumed safely in moderation.

The agave nectar contains the same amount of calories per tsp. as does sugar, but, agave can be up to three times as sweet as sugar. Thus the amount that is needed is far less.

However, the sweetener is high in fructose, which may not be suitable for some. But nevertheless, it is great for those who suffer from diabetes as it does not spike the sugar levels.