Food Appearance: Does it really matter?
“Enchant, stay beautiful and graceful, but do this, eat well. Bring the same consideration to the preparation of your food as you devote to your appearance. Let your dinner be a poem, like your dress.” – Charles Pierre Monselet. Digestion starts from the eyes. As the food is to the stomach so also is food […]
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. […]
Bridesmaid frenzy – How To Lose Weight The Smart Way
To lose weight is a journey. It is about changing the things in your life that cause you to gain and retain extra pounds. But there are times when you need to drop some weight fast. The following tips will allow you to lose weight fast. They will show you how to eat better and […]
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 […]
Did You Know These 5 Core Health Tips for Men?
You Are What You Eat. So Eat Well It’s no secret that obesity is widespread: Nearly nine out of every ten men are either overweight or obese. Therefore, it is important to note the following top health tips. “Fitness is achieved 80% in the kitchen and 20% in the gym”. There are also nutrition supplements […]
Cooking with Your Kids has Great Benefits!
As Guy Fieri once said, “Cooking with kids is not just about ingredients, recipes and cooking. It’s about harnessing imagination, empowerment and creativity.” Benefits of Cooking with Your Kids: • Bonding experience • Creates opportunity to discuss the senses (taste, sight, smell, touch) • Boosts self-esteem by accomplishing tasks that contribute to […]
Kitchen: How To Make It a Clean Healthy Eating Haven
If you are looking to get fit and be healthier this coming new year, then there is one thing that people often forget about; their kitchen! You might have heard that abs are not only made in the gym but also in the kitchen. So by making a few small changes, you can make sure […]
Diet Goals During This Season
Before we dive into the diet goals, in September, we did a countdown to the festive season post ( click here ). It was a prep to “how we should work on our diet” in anticipation for the Christmas and New Year season. Hopefully we made a head way with that (I guess so). We emphasized about […]
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 […]
Ofada Rice, also known as brown rice, is a local, Nigerian unpolished rice which is non-genetically modified. It is the short, robust and brown rice planted mostly in Ogun State and some other states in western Nigeria. The delicacy is very popular in the South-west region of Nigeria, but many who eat it, are not […]