Month: November 2009

Whey Protein Shake

Preparation time : 5 mins. | Serves 2 glasses Whey protein shakes are very much popular among the young people as they are helpful in building up strong muscles. So there are variety of whey protein shakes are prepared for this purpose with different fruits including banana, strawberry, blueberry, peach, etc. Ingredients: 30 gm whey protein powder ( vanilla flavor) 8 oz orange juice 4-5 ice cubes 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 banana 2-3 strawberries (fresh or frozen) 3 tbsp brown sugar Amazon.com Widgets Procedure: 1. Take a hand blender and put all the above ingredients to blend well. 2. After that pour the shake into the glasses and if you like add some topping of whipped cream on this delicious whey protein shake. photo source :...

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Best Whey Protein > Whey Protein Sale

This week our product in review is no other than a nutrition supplement, the 100% Whey Protein – Gold Standard, a product by Optimum Nutrition. This protein supplement is rated as the best whey protein by retailers and consumers across the globe and not surprisingly, 90% of its consumers are bodybuilders who are keen in building their lean muscle mass. Continue reading below to find more about the nutritional benefits of this protein supplement. The reason it is rated as the best whey protein is due to the fact that every serving of this protein supplement contains comparatively less fat, cholesterol and lactose. All the three factors that cause hindrance in body builder’s effort in building only the lean muscle mass. Each serving of the Optimum Nutrition whey protein contains over 5 g of BCCAs (branched-chain amino acids). The combination of these amino acids build up 1/3 part of the skeletal muscle in a human body and are mostly used for protein production. BCAAs are also used for strengthening athletes so with every serving you are building up more strength and eventually nourishing your muscles. This whey protein gets ready instantly with a spoon in milk or any other liquid to make a yummy drink packed with protein isolates and other essential nutrients that are required to complement your workouts. Currently this whey protein comes in over 20 flavors...

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Meal Ideas : Continental Foods Meal Idea

Preparation time : 50 mins. | Serves 4 persons This meal idea consists of continental foods including Mexican meatballs and Spanish rice which are easy to prepare at home. Both food items are best complement for each other as Mexican meat balls are quite spicy due to cayenne pepper but Spanish rice is much lighter as it mainly consists of vegetables and no spices are used. No meal is complete without a good healthy salad is so here is seafood salad which is served with this continental food meal. Main Dishes: Mexican Meatballs Spicy meatballs with flavorful sauce. Spanish Rice Healthy vegetable rice which can be prepared in few minutes. Salad: Seafood Salad Shrimp salad with vegetables and mayo...

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Spiced Tea Recipe

Preparation time : 2hrs. (approx.) | Serves 10 personsThis spiced tea recipe is generally called Kashmiri Chai in Paskistani cuisine and is very much popular there. It can be prepared in two flavors either sweet or salty with the same method. the key to prepare best kashmiri tea is to cook it for long time for instance if you want it to have it in morning then it is better to cook it over night which would result in excellent flavor.Ingredients: 1 kg water (6 large cups)3 tsp green tea leaves2 star nuts6 green cardamoms500 gm milkFinely chopped pistachio and almonds Amazon.com WidgetsProcedure: 1. Put star nuts, green cardamoms and tea leaves in water in a deep sauce pan and let it boil on high flame.2. After the tea starts boiling reduce the flame to medium and let it cook for at least an hour until the water reduce to two third.3. After that add same amount of cold water which is being reduced (i.e, one third amount of cold water) and let it cook again for 15 mins. on medium heat until boiling point.4. After that strain tea water only using strainer and the add milk to the tea, stir the tea continuously using ladle for 10-15 mins. more so that the color starts to turn into pink.5. After that add sugar and cook it for further 15...

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Bihari Kabab – Special BBQ Recipe for Eid-ul-Adha

  Preparation time : 1 hr. + 3 hr. Marination time | Serves 4 persons This bihari kabab recipe is one of the most popular item for any dinner party in Pakistani cuisine, or it is specially prepared during the holy month of Eid-ul-Adha when people arrange bbq parties at home. This is the original bihari kabab recipe and its ingredients are almost similar to that of our beef curry recipe so do try this recipe at home and enjoy bbq party with your friends and family. Ingredients: 1 kg meat (leaned and cut into 3-4 inch long strips) 2 medium onions (fried and crushed) 125 gm yogurt 2 medium size onion (boiled and form paste) 1 tbsp roasted ground poppy seeds 3-4 tbsp papaya paste 1 1/2 tbsp red pepper powder 1 tbsp cumin powder 1 tsp black pepper powder 1/2 tbsp hot mix 1/2 tsp nutmeg and mace powder 3 tbsp ginger paste 1/2 cup mustard oil <a HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&#038;MarketPlace=US&#038;ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Feasyrecirecic-20%2F8001%2F4ce6a0af-7554-463b-8504-2f9f8451ff95&#038;Operation=NoScript”>Amazon.com Widgets</a>Procedure: 1. Take a deep sauce pan and marinate beef slices in the above mentioned ingredients and leave it for at least 3 hrs. until meat become tender so that it can easily break by pressing fingers. 2. When the meat slices become tender insert them in iron bbq skewers. The right way to insert each slice is to take a long slice and fold it to double...

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Best Electric Smoker Review

[asa]B00158QQLI[/asa] This week in our product spotlight is no other than an electric smoker by one of the top manufacturers the Old Smokey. With the rising prices of smoked food dishes, it is always best to have your food smoked at home in your own smoker. With this being considered as one of the best electric smoker, you can make sure that you save some extra money every time you smoke those expensive ribs or steaks at home or outdoor. In this electric smoker review, we will list down all the handy features that are essential in a nifty smoker. Since it is electric smoker, it has a very strong heating element that is present at the bottom and the total power required to operate this electric smoker is 1250 Watts. It is 16 inches in diameter and almost 30 inches tall and is best suited to operate in open environment. Due to the use of aluminum steel in its manufacturing, it is stated by the manufacturer that it is completely corrosion resistant and unlike other non-electric smokers, it will not be very difficult to clean and that is the specialty of electric smoker that at the end of the day, you do not have to spend too much time cleaning your smoker. Now let us illustrate what lies inside this electric smoker. It has a flat top lid...

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Apple Crisp Recipe

Preparation time : 50 mins. | Serves 10 persons Apple crisp is prepared in variety of ways, this apple crisp recipe has basically caramel flavor. You may vary the flavor of this caramel apple crisp by separately make layer of caramel sauce instead of mixing it in batter so that you may deeply enjoy the caramel flavor with apple. This apple crisp is usually served warm. Ingredients: 130 gm all purpose flour 200 gm brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 125 gm butter (softened) 1/2 cup pecans (chopped) 4 cup (peeled and sliced) 1/2 cup caramel sauce Amazon.com Widgets Procedure: 1. In a large mixing bowl cream butter and brown sugar and caramel sauce until become smooth. 2. Now add flour and mix it in the mixture by keeping the beater speed slow. 3. Take a wide baking dish and pour the sticky batter in it. Spread slices of apples onto the batter. 4. After that place chopped pecan over the whole dish and sprinkle cinnamon powder on top. Place the baking dish in preheated oven for at 350 degrees F 25-30 mins until become set and slightly crisp from...

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Bayou Classic Deep Fryer Review

[asa]B000VXHKS6[/asa] When looking for a great deep fryer that has all the capabilities to deep fry almost any food, one must always keep few things in mind i.e the deep fryer should have sufficient capacity for preparing food for your family or even for some uninvited guests and keeping healthy cooking in mind it should have a decent size strainer with perforations that are sufficient enough to drain excess oil from your food. All this can be found in Bayou Classic Deep Fryer which has been made for deep frying all kinds of foods. Continue reading below to find more about its features. The Bayou classic deep fryer has 14 quart capacity which is plenty of space for making food for a couple of people. Its body is made of stainless steel which makes this a great deep fryer that will never catch rust or get stained. It is made of heavy gauge stainless steel and that is why it is also suitable for outdoor cooking adventures. It is a very durable cookware you can get for the price. The deep fryer pot is 13 inches deep, 6 inches high and its walls are 0.7 mm / 21 gauge. If you have a large family and this kind of deep fryer doesn’t fulfill your need with respect to capacity, then you would definitely go for some professional and small...

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Baked Potato Salad

Preparation time : 50 mins. | Serves 6 personsThis baked potato salad looks like baked potato casserole but it tastes different due to dressing of mayo, cream and yogurt. You may also add cooked meat to make it more tasty and rich but I like this salad with vegetables only. Ingredients: 4 medium size potatoes 4-5 green onions (chopped diagonally) 2 green capsicums (chopped) 3-4 green chilies (chopped) 1 tbsp cream 1 cup yogurt (drained) 2 tbsp mayonnaise 1 tsp Tabasco 1 tbsp sugar Salt to taste 2 hard cooked eggs (sliced) 1 tsp paprika 1/2 cup cheddar cheese...

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Double Insulated Ice Bucket Set

[asa]B000CJSKH4[/asa] Today we decided to share with you the not so unfamiliar item, an ice bucket. When it comes to insulated ice buckets there is only one name that comes in mind and that is Tervis. Tervis is renowned for manufacturing top class insulated products and this Double insulated Ice Bucket is no different. Designed to keep ice cubes for hours without sweating the bucket, this set has all the things you need to entertain your guests. Unlike other ice buckets, this is made of very strong polycarbonate with its walls double insulated for maintaining ice cubes temperature for hours. This ice bucket has 2.75 Quart capacity. That approximately equals 87 oz which is plenty of space for holding ice cubes for a couple of drinks. It also has a top covering lid so that you can place the lid when you have taken ice cubes from it. This ensures that ice cubes are insulated from top to bottom. Other than the lid, the ice bucket also has a carrying handle attached to it (see picture above). This double insulated ice bucket also comes with a tong. It is a custom fitting tong to grab almost all standard sizes of ice cubes from the bucket in to the glass and the tong can be placed back in to the ice bucket in inverted position i.e its one arm rests...

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