Why You Should Take Enough African Cherry This Season

Do you know that fruit that the Yorubas call ‘Agbalumo’ and the Igbos call ‘Udara’? Yes, African Cherry. It is currently being displayed all over market places and street sides for sale. A sign that it is another agbalumo season. We thank God for life. Agbalumo is botanically known as Chrysophyllum albidum, commonly known as…

Nutritional Benefits of Ugwu and Why You Should Increase Your Intake

¬†Most Nigerians know the Nigerian vegetable; ugwu(fluted pumpkin) and the fact that it’s a highly versatile plant but few of us know what it really does, its health benefits. Many also don’t know it’s common name to be ‘pumpkin’. When some people hear pumpkin, they’d probably think of the round orange colored squash plant used…

Tomatoes And It’s Health Importance

Vegetables have been proven to have a whole lot of health benefits and this is the reason why we are urging everyone to increase the consumption. Among the very many vegetables of the world, let’s examine TOMATOES and see its importance. Why must we increase tomatoes consumption? Tomato, a vegetable (and a fruit) forms a…

Why You Should Take More Vegetables in 2017

In every discussion pertaining to healthy living, it is impossible to exclude vegetables. This is because they are the easiest, cheapest, most reliable group of food with no consequence. Consumption of vegetables provide taste, palatability, increases appetite, provides fiber for digestion and prevents constipation. Therefore, at this time, it is important that we discuss why…

Carrot Cabbage Prawn Soup

I visited a Chinese restaurant few weeks ago and they served me this soup that contained carrot, cabbage, green bell pepper and chicken as it’s major ingredients. I stared at it on awe, tasted it and felt the awesomeness so, I decided to try it out at home. Chicken wasn’t available so, I used prawn…

How To Prepare Chocolate Banana Smoothie At Home

Chocolate Banana Smoothie is a thick beverage made from blended raw banana with other ingredients such as water, ice, dairy products, chocolates or sweeteners. Check my post on how to prepare a smoothie for the basic recipe for smoothies. That aside, below is the recipe for chocolate banana smoothie. Enjoy. Print Recipe Chocolate Banana Smoothie…

Healthy and Delicious Spaghetti Vegetale For Dinner

Spaghetti Vegetale is a healthy and delicious meal with low calorie content that can be served at dinner with grilled chicken and red wine. Although the list of ingredients seem long, the preparation is in a relatively short time and the cooking process, simple. More so, the recipe gives room for variability. The Scotch bonnet(known…

You Need To Try This Plantain Sauce For Rice

There are so many plantain recipes and there are several sauce recipes but have you tried plantain sauce? I mean sauce made with plantain as the major ingredient? With rice? You probably wondering what it tastes like and considering giving it a try huh? Okay, here’s the recipe: First of all, prepare your rice and…

Top 10 Nigerian Foods With Sumptuous Aroma

Every food has it’s unique aroma. That’s why you can tell when your neighbour is preparing vegetable soup or when she’s preparing noodles. The aroma reaches the nose before the food reaches the mouth thus, the sense of smell explores our food before we eat it. Smell does to discover and enjoy food as much…