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Jack in the Box Taco By Todd Wilbur

xctmp0TkDNpRecipe Type: Entree
Calories: 190
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Older than both McDonalds and Burger King, Jack-­in­-the Box is the worlds fifth ­largest hamburger chain, with 1,089 outlets by the end of 1991 in thirteen states throughout the West and Southwest. The restaurant, headquartered in San Diego, boasts one of the largest menus in the fast ­food world ­a whopping forty ­five items. Now taste for yourself the homemade version of Jacks most popular item. The Jack-­in-­the Box Taco has been served since the inception of the chain, with very few changes over the years.

Source: “Top Secret Recipes” by Todd Wilbur.

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McDonald’s Big Mac By Todd Wilbur

Mc Donald's Big Mac RedoTUsmRecipe Type: Sandwich
Calories: 560
Cook Time: 8 minutes

Brothers Dick and Mac McDonald opened the first McDonald’s drive­in restaurant in 1948, in San Bernardino, California. When the brothers began to order an increasing amount of restaurant equipment for their growing business, they aroused the curiosity of milk ­machine salesman Ray Kroc. Kroc befriended the brothers and became a franchising agent for the company that same year, opening his first McDonald’s in Des Plaines, Continue reading McDonald’s Big Mac By Todd Wilbur

Houston’s Honey­Lime Vinaigrette By Todd Wilbur

Recipe Type: Salad Dressing
Calories: 102
Cook Time: 5 minutes

This 38­-unit casual dining chain may be small compared to many of the other chains whose food I’ve cloned, but Houston’s has a huge following of loyal customers throughout the country. I know this because for many years the restaurant sat at the top of my “most requested clones” list. I was finally ready to take on the challenge, but since there are no Houston’s where I live in Las Vegas, it required a road trip ­­ this time to Orange County, California. A couple plane rides, a bit of driving, some walking and a stumble or two later, I had a cooler full of Houston’s goodies secured safely back at the underground lab. After a few hours of chopping and mixing this simple sweet-and­-sour salad slather from Houston’s was cracked. Continue reading Houston’s Honey­Lime Vinaigrette By Todd Wilbur

The Power Of Health Eating For Improved Vitality

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Generally, one’s body will only be as healthy as the food which is put into it. A poor diet will lead to health problems whereas a balanced diet full of essential nutrients will result in a strong, disease-free body. The practice of health eating is based on putting certain principles into practice each and every day. Making healthy food choices for each meal will lead to an ideal body weight, lower incidence of illness, and increased energy. Continue reading The Power Of Health Eating For Improved Vitality