SPINACH VEGETABLE SAUCE! (Efo)

Nigerian spinach vegetable leaf referred to as Efo by the Yorubas and Ebafo by the Edo people. The spinach can be eaten raw when added to salad as the stem is edible.  Nigerian spinach is packed with vitamin C, betacarotene and folate, it can be added to stew, soup or made as a sauce on…

HOW TO MAKE GARDEN EGG SAUCE!

  Garden egg is an egg plant used as a food crop in African countries. It is a very important crop in many African countries and is indigenous to sub-Sahara Africa. Do you know that in Ghana, garden egg is one of the three most consumed vegetables along with tomatoes and pepper. Garden egg stew…

HOW TO MAKE BITTER LEAF SOUP (Benin Style)

Bitter leaf soup often known as or referred to as black soup is very popular among the Bini people in Edo state and some other natives also in Edo state. The soup is black or dark because of the leaves used in preparing it. Bitter leaf soup is known for its medicinal value as some…

ON THE GO YOGURT SHAKE!

I have tried a couple of different smoothie recipes since I started shedding my postnatal weight gain. A friend who recently had a baby and also in the weight loss journey with me actually recommended this smoothie recipe. A BOWL OF GREEK STYLE YOGURT! So here in this bowl, is a combination of Greek style…

LET’S TALK ABOUT DODO (FRIED RIPE PLANTAIN)!

As in the name (ripe plantain) It is basically unripe plantain left to ripen. When ripe, it is either boiled or fried but majority of people like to fry it because it taste more delicious . It is mainly an African delicacy, mostly eaten almost everyday. Big banana as some Nigerian children here in the…

NIGERIAN SMOKEY JOLLOF RICE!

Jollof rice is one of Nigerian’s favorite and most populous delicacy, eaten almost everyday and served in every Nigerian party.  It is also very popular in many other West African countries like, Ghana, Senegal and Gambia. This dish has become one of Africans main and best dish even outside the continent. Red or coloured rice…

WEIGHT LOSS PROTEIN BAR MUST HAVE!

I recently decided to loss some of my postpartum weight gain. It wasn’t an easy decision for someone like me who loves her food very much. I found out that some of the reasons I was putting on weight was because I was snacking on unhealthy food and eating in the middle of the night….