FRUITS AND VEGETABLES THAT CAN KEEP YOU ALIVE, HEALTHY AND SMART

  • APPLES 🍏🍎
    Protect the heart
    Prevent constipation
    Prevent diarrhea
    Improve lung capacity

 

  • AVOCADOS 🥑
    Battle diabetes
    Lower cholesterol level
    Stopes stroke
    Smoothen skin
    Control blood pressure

 

  • WATER MELONS 🍉
    Protect prostate
    Promote weight loss
    Lower cholesterol
    Help stop stroke
    Fight dehydration

 

  • GRAPES 🍇🍇
    Save eyesight
    Conquer kidney stone
    Combat Cancer
    Enhance blood flow
    Protect the heart

 

  • LEMONS AND LIMES 🥝
    Combat cancer
    Protect the heart
    Control blood pressure
    Smoothen skin
    Stop scurvy

 

  • WALNUTS 🥔
    Lower cholesterol
    Fight cancer
    Boost memory
    Protect against cardiovascular diseases

 

  • BANANAS 🍌🍌
    Protect your heart
    Strengthen bones
    Control blood pressure
    Block diarrhea

 

  • ORANGES 🍊
    Support immune development
    Fights cancer
    Protects the heart
    Improve respiration

 

  • PINEAPPLES 🍍🍍
    Strength the bones
    Relief colds
    Helps digestion
    Dissolve warts
    Block diarrhea

 

  • STRAWBERRIES 🍓🍓
    Fight cancer
    Protect the heart
    Boost memory
    Calm stress

 

  • BROCCOLl
    Strengthens
    Saves eyesight
    Combats Cancer
    Protects the heart
    Controls blood pressure

 

  • CABBAGE 🍀
    Fights against cancer
    Prevents constipation
    Promotes weight loss
    Protects the heart
    Helps hemorrhoids

 

  • CARROTS 🥕🥕
    Save eyesight
    Protect the heart
    Prevent constipation
    Combat cancer
    Promote weight loss

 

  • ONIONS 
    Reduce risk of heart attack
    Combats Cancer
    Kill bacteria
    Lower cholesterol level
    Fight fungal infections

 

  • TOMATOES 🍅🍅
    Protect prostate
    Fight cancer
    Lower cholesterol
    Protect the heart

 

  • GARLIC
    Lowers cholesterol
    Controls blood pressure
    Fights cancer
    Kills bacteria
    Fights fungus

 

  • CAULIFLOWER ☘
    Protects against prostate cancer
    Fights breast cancer
    Strengthens bones
    Banishes bruises
    Guards against heart diseases

COCONUT RICE MADE EASY

As the name implies,this beautiful and tasteful coconut rice is made from coconut milk… trust me its very easy to make just check out this simple recipe of mine.

INGREDIENTS

  1. Rice  —————————-   1 kg
  2. Coconut ————————   1
  3. Carrots   ———————–   150g
  4. green beans ——————   100g
  5. Onion ————————–   1 ball
  6. Crayfish  ———————-   100g
  7. Salt —————————-    to taste
  8. pepper  ———————–    to taste
  9. Maggi cubes  —————-   to taste
  10. Ginger  ————————   40g
  11. Vegetable oil  —————-   1 cooking spoon

STEPS

  1. Parboil the rice
  2. Dice the onion,carrots, and green beans
  3. shred the coconut and add water to the shredded coconut,juice it and sieve
  4.  Set on the fire a clean pot,pour in the vegetable oil
  5. Add ginger,onion,and stir properly
  6. Pour in the coconut milk
  7. Add maggi,pepper,and salt
  8. Stir properly and allow to boil
  9. Pour in the parboiled rice, and allow to cook for at least (2min)
  10. Add the diced Carrot and green beans, then allow to cook
  11. serve immediately (WATCH VIDEO HERE)
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LEMONADE MADE EASY

When it comes to drinks,smoothies, and cocktails… Lemon plays a very big role …. Hmmm, don’t argue with me lol…. Well this is how I made a very easy LEMONADE…

INGREDIENTS

  1. Lemons.     ………..   4 PCs
  2. Sugar .    ……………   200g
  3. Water      …………….  4cups
  4. Vodka(optional) …………… 2 shots

STEPS

  1. Boil the water and sugar together till the sugar dissolves
  2. Allow the water sugar solution to cool down
  3. Juice the lemon and remove the seeds
  4. Add the Lemon juice to the water sugar solution
  5. Add vodka (optional) and not for kids.
  6. Always better when served COLD

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EGUSI SOUP MADE EASY

Egusi soup is my favourite soup yes… My number one soup … It’s said that anyway you start cooking egusi soup, you can never go wrong yes, but this recipe is one of a kind ..easy and simple to follow…

INGREDIENTS

  1. Egusi(Melon) ……………..  2cups
  2. Red oil(palm oil) ………..   3 cooking spoons
  3. Beef  …………………………  400g
  4. Dry fish(optional)…………  4pcs
  5. Cow skin (optional) …….    200g
  6. Periwinkle(optional)  ……   150g
  7. Seasoning  …………………. To taste
  8. Salt  …………………………… To taste
  9. Pepper    …………………….. To taste
  10. Crayfish  ……………………… 150g
  11. Onion  ………………………… 2 pcs
  12. Stock fish  ……………………   200g
  13. Bitter leaf  ……………………   1 handful

STEPS

  1. Make stock from the beef,cow skin and stock fish,adding crayfish,pepper,onion,and seasonings
  2. Add salt (stir properly)
  3. Let the stock boil for at least 3mins,so that the beef and cow skin will be well cooked..
  4. Set another pot on the fire
  5. Add red oil(palm oil),little onion,and little seasonings (stir properly)
  6. Add the grounded Melon(egusi) to the red oil and fry properly.
  7. Pour in the beef stock and stir properly
  8. Add the dry fish and periwinkle
  9. Allow to cook for about 2mins … Add water if its thick
  10. Add vegetable (bitter leaf preferable)
  11. Serve immediately (WATCH VIDEO HERE)

IF YOU NEGLECT SOURSOP READ THIS

Soursop contains numerous phytonutrients that can fight disease-causing cells and even certain kinds of tumors. These phytonutrients contain antioxidant properties that enhance the overall health. They help fight cancer, enhance eye health, and treat a range of infections.
But why are we talking about all this? Is soursop that good a fruit?

 

1. SOURSOP FIGHTS CANCER TO THE DEATH

Soursop kill certain types of breast and liver cancer cells.
The soursop plant is a proven cancer remedy for most types of the disease.
Soursop or graviola leaves showed 80% cell inhibition. The acetogenins in soursop inhibit the harmful compounds in cancer cells.
Soursop extract had also inhibited the survival and metabolism of pancreatic cancer cells and this indicates potential success in curing the lethal disease.

 

2. IMPROVES EYE HEALTH

We have seen soursop is replete with antioxidants. These antioxidants, especially vitamins C and E, zinc, and beta-carotene, have been found to decrease the risk of eye disease. The antioxidants also reduce oxidative stress, which can otherwise cause cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.

 

3. HELPS FIGHT INFLAMMATIONS

Inflammation caused by snakebite has been found to improve with the administration of soursop leave and juice However, the components of soursop might also slightly aggravate the ill effects of snake venom.
The ability to treat inflammation is good in soursop, and it can be used for relieving arthritis.
In addition to the anti-inflammatory effect, soursop is also known for its analgesic effects.

 

4. HELPS TREAT INFECTIONS

Soursop can treat infections caused by bacteria and parasites, one of those being leishmaniasis, a disease caused by parasites that are transmitted through the bites of sand fleas.
The leaves of the soursop tree are also used to treat a wide range of infections.

 

5. HELPS DIABETIC PATIENTS

Soursop possesses anti-diabetic properties.
The soursop leaf aqueous extract was found to inhibit and even prevent the hepatic oxidative damage caused in diabetes patients.

 

6. TREATS DIARRHEA

All parts of the soursop tree are used as medicine for an array of ailments. And diarrhea is one of them.

 

7. IMPROVES SKIN AND HAIR HEALTH

The extract of soursop leaves can help prevent skin papilloma, a disease that causes tumor eruptions on the skin.
In fact, soursop is so good for the skin that the leaves of the plant are used for calming the skin of new born babies Soursop paste can work wonders for hair by treating dandruff and itching, and strengthening hair as well.

 

8. HELPS TREAT RHEUMATISM

The internal administration of soursop leaf decoction exhibits anti-rheumatic properties. And the leaves, when cooked and topically applied, helped ease rheumatism and abscesses .
In Africa, the unripe fruit of soursop is used to treat rheumatism and arthritic pain. Even the mashed leaves of the soursop tree are used as a poultice to treat rheumatism.

 

9. HELPS IN THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION

Soursop has been used in folklore for treating hypertension. This can be attributed to the antioxidant potential of phenols in the fruit.
Soursop contains good nutrients that can help lower blood pressure levels in human adults.

 

10. ENHANCES GASTROINTESTINAL HEALTH

Soursop is also found to have antiulcer properties. The fruit suppresses oxidative damage and preserves the mucus of the gastric wall. The significant antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of the fruit can help improve gastrointestinal health.

OHA/ORA SOUP MADE EASY(WITH COCO YAM)

some part of Igbo land calls it Oha soup and some,mostly the Anambras calls it Ora … Either way they are both the same soup … And coco yam is used as the thickener…

INGREDIENTS

  1. Coco yam(grounded) ……………. 500g
  2. Beef …………………….  500g
  3. Stock fish …………….  300g
  4. Dry fish  ……………….. 200g
  5. Maggi ………………….. 3cubes
  6. Onion …………………… 1 ball
  7. Oha leaf ……………….. 2cups
  8. Pepper …………………. To taste
  9. Salt ………………………. To taste
  10. Palm oil ………………….. 1 cooking spoon
  11. Crayfish ………………..  70g
  12. Ogiri(optional)

STEPS

  1. In a clean pot Put together beef,stock fish,and dry fish then set to boil
  2. Add onion, maggi, pepper,and salt and stir properly(Allow to boil for at least 40-50 sec)
  3. Add cray fish and palm oil then stir (Allow to cook for 2 mins)
  4. Add the grounded coco yam(Allow to cook for 2 mins)
  5. Stir properly so the coco yam can dissolve easily
  6. Add pepper if you ain’t satisfy with the first one
  7. Now add you Oha/Ora leaf and stir properly (WATCH VIDEO HERE)