Complementary foods you can try out today!
Hello, my name is Amarachi, and complementary foods have literally saved my life. I am a mother of four amazing children living in Lagos, Nigeria. In addition, I have a regular 9-5 job and work as a side hustle providing nutrition and wellness consulting. My toddler recently refused to eat any of the store-bought popular […]
Have you experienced The Pineapple Effect?
Pineapples are a fantastic fruit that is both spiny on the outside and sweet on the inside. The fruit is composed of numerous individual berries that fuse specifically around a central core. Each scale is a single berry/floweret that grows and weaves together to form the lovely golden fruit known as a pineapple. Except for […]
Kiwifruit has Key Nutrients for Great Health
Amazing and yet strange looking Kiwifruits doesn’t seem to get many pickoffs from the shelf at Shoprite and most other local grocery stores. It’s no wonder why because it looks quite strange having a hairy outer covering like a yam tuber and when cut open it looks like the green version of something in between […]
Beef Stew – A ‘Resaucefull’ and Nutritious Food
Beef stew or any other stews is a combination of solid food ingredients that have been cooked in liquid and served in the resultant gravy. Ingredients in a stew can include any combination of vegetables (such as carrots, potatoes, onions, beans, peppers and tomatoes) or meat, especially tougher meats suitable for slow-cooking, such as beef. […]
The Nigerian Moin-Moin as a Super Food
We should know that Moin-Moin is made from beans which are very nutrient-rich. They are a fabulous source of vegetarian protein and fibre, two nutrients that help you stay full and satisfied. The protein and fibre in beans also temper the rise in blood sugar that occurs after a meal, which can help stabilize mood. […]
Workout Sessions: Healthy Foods Before and After
If you are reading this then you are for sure a person who loves to keep your body in shape and perform your daily workout regime without a miss for a fit body and good health. To keep your body healthy and in good shape, you need to eat proper diet advice always which would […]
Colour of Your Foods: What Does it Tell You?
Eating colour Dividing organic produce by colour is a far more scientific method than it first appears. What people have found is that there are a lot of common factors when it comes to fruits and vegetables of a common colour. From the vitamins and phytonutrients they contain to illnesses they prevent, foods of the […]
Does Anyone Care for Some Chips and Dip?
So, we featured Chips and Dip, a tasty recipe from Itoro Eduok, one of our food enthusiasts based in the U.S. She believes so much in the need to inform people that healthy food choices can be delicious and appetising as well. Your recipes, food stories and experience too can be featured on our blog. Contact […]
A Perfect Smoothie, A Perfect Blend
The smoothie has certainly taken us by storm. This freshly-blended, nutrient-filled, ice-cold beverage became an instant hit and the drink of choice in many occasions. Sometimes, though, you might have the feeling that you could improve things in the taste department. Either that, or the health potion is too icy, watery or way too sweet. […]
Efo riro (vegetable soup): Get it right
Efo Riro (vegetable soup) is a rich vegetable soup that is native to the Yoruba’s of Western Nigeria. The name ‘efo’ means vegetables, hence it is a Yoruba rich vegetable soup/stew. Believe me when I tell you that this happens to be one of the most delicious Yoruba soups that I have made. The vegetables […]