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Whatever reason it may be, I highly recommend preparing your own spinach shakshuka. I suppose it is quite better than the ones you get outside as you can confidently boast of all the ingredients flying into the pan. Basically, this spinach shakshuka is just sautéed veggies & eggs in a yummilicious form.
If life gives you a bitter leaf, simply make an authentic bitter leaf soup out of it. In fact, bitter leaf soup is one of the favourite soups of a majority of the people from the Igbo tribe of the Eastern part of Nigeria. Any traditional event or festival in Igboland that isn't graced with a bitter leaf soup is always deemed incomplete.
Our babies are not left behind at all, so Blessing is super excited to publish the first baby food recipe here on this blog. This easy baby blueberry puree can be put up together within 10 minutes or less and you have a yummy puree to feed your baby.
If life offers you some fresh spinach, mangoes, condensed milk, moringa powder and fresh whole milk, please do not hesitate to make a green smoothie out of 'em! Like most smoothies, this mango spinach smoothie recipe is very versatile. Grab the ingredients, head over to the kitchen and get started already! You can take your creativity and run with it!
You might have heard or come across bitter leaves! It could be that you have used it at some point in your life either for preparing soups, dishes or for medicinal purposes. But if I may ask, do you know the reasons why adding bitter leaves (Vernonia amygdalina) to your diet is so important? This healer plant locally known as onugbu, is a very popular plant in the African continent but its popular
spinach soup with mushroom is super delicious and highly nutritional. Mushrooms are low in calorie and can be eaten raw or cooked. They are also an excellent source of niacin, B vitamins, phosphorus, riboflavin, potassium, pantothenic acid, minerals, selenium and copper. Likewise, spinach is highly nutritional and can be used frozen, fresh, boiled or steamed. It is a rich source of manganese, vitamin A, magnesium, vitamin C, iron, vitamin K and folate.
Egusi with bitter leaf soup does not have to be difficult nor daunting to cook. When cooking a delicious soup such as this, I recommend that you gather the best ingredients you can lay your hands on. Please don't compromise on the necessary ingredients to cook this soup so that you won't be disappointed. This soup is also a perfect soup to serve to guests or for events and festivals. The whole process of cooking this soup is pretty simple.
Scent Leaf Are you aware of the immense benefits of Ocimum gratissimum (nchanwu leaf)? Researchers agree that this plant has several medicinal values that depend on certain active chemical substances. These active chemical substances are believed to have physiological impact on the human body. Nchanwu or scent leaf, which is botanically known as Ocimum gratissimum is a tropical plant species th
Having a good understanding of certain herbs around us that are capable of maintaining a friendly atmosphere as well as boosting our health, should remain an utmost concern to us all. I have no doubt that it will interest you to know more about a popular aromatic and yet healthy herb that can be used for both medicinal and culinary purposes.I enjoy spicing my food with assorted herbs and I usually
Tropical Almond Medicinal plants are continuously revolutionising the face of the earth through all the distinctive benefits they render. Most of these plants contain powerful active compounds that inhibit and cure several ailments. This has led to the increasing global demand for these nature’s gifts. Even though most of these plants are very close to us yet, it is so appalling that most of us
Spinacia oleracea, a botanical name for spinach (also known as palak) is a central and western Asia edible plant of the family of Amaranthaceae (Kumar et., al. 2012). The leaves appear ovate, alternate, simple and triangular with a variable size of about 2–30 cm long and 1–15 cm broad. The larger leaves are situated at the bottom of the plant while the smaller leaves are situated at the higher re
Gnetum Africanum Leaves This article focuses on unravelling some interesting facts about Gnetum Africanum (okazi leaf). Green leafy vegetables remain an important part of human diet in the universe and these vegetables contribute immensely to the well-being of human race. Okazi or afang leaf, botanically known as Gnetum Africanum is a climbing leafy vegetable that belongs to the family of Gnetac
Treat yourself to this delectable parsnip chips with avocado and spinach dip. Parsnips are sweet when boiled or steamed but I can assure you that they even taste 100% sweeter when you convert them to chips.
Ogbono Seeds What is your favourite soup? Ask me mine and I'll gladly shout ~ ogbono soup!!!Each time I eat ogbono soup reminds me to concur to an interesting story my dear mother told me about my passion for this delectable soup. My mum told me that right from when I was a year old baby, I usually enjoyed and looked forward to eating this delectable soup. By the time I got to two years old, I w
This ogbono soup with bitter leaves is pretty easy to cook, tasty, aromatic, flavourful and above all filled with assorted meats and fish to appease your taste bud. The soup can be served with either pounded yam, eba, poundo, fufu etc. Simply plate up, dive into the plate and dig in.
Presently, there has been an increasing awareness on the need for including more vegetables in our diet in order to maintain healthy body. To this date, several researchers have unraveled numerous reasons why increasing the rate of producing vegetables and fruit should increase tremendously, the need to include more fruit and vegetables in our diet and the unending benefits of eating more fruit an
Among the challenging health conditions that are increasingly affecting human beings is diabetes. This is a disease condition caused by a metabolic disorder of the body systems as a result of chronic high blood sugar (hyperglycaemia). This sort of health challenge is often associated with disturbances in the metabolism of fat, carbohydrate and protein thereby causing defects in insulin activities
Making this strawberry, pear, kiwi, grapes & spinach smoothie couldn't have been any easier than it turned out to be. From sourcing the ingredients to preparing the smoothie, every action came together in a fantastic way to yield an amazing result. Feel free to give this recipe a try and always stay safe!