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Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day: Unleash the Powerhouse in Your Plate!

Remember that time you were a kid and refused to eat anything but chicken nuggets, mac and cheese? We've all been there. But those days are behind you, right? (Hopefully!) May 21st is Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day, a day dedicated to reminding us all about the world of delicious and nutritious options that surrounds us.  Imagine bustling through the marketplace and you're met with the sweet, pungent aroma of ripe mangoes. Then, you caught the sight of plump, red tomatoes, green okra and yellow plantains which excites your taste buds. But beyond the dazzling displays, there's a powerful truth: fruits and vegetables are nature's powerhouses. They're packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that nourishes our body. They boost our...

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How I Conquered Egusi Cravings (You Too Can!)

I was facing a dilemma. My aunt was coming to visit, and her love for egusi soup is massive. But how could I indulge her cravings while staying true to my keto lifestyle? Inspiration struck: keto fufu! Using almond flour and psyllium husk, I created a fluffy, low-carb alternative that would be the perfect side for the rich egusi.The result? Amazing! The egusi was a blast, thanks to the crayfish powder, cow leg, ponmo, and dry fish. Guess what? Each mouthful was a delight. I gobbled the whole plate of keto fufu and egusi in no time. This was a win for my macros and taste buds. Want to experience this delicacy? Explore our website for the ingredients.   Besides...

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Straight From Mom's Kitchen: Brilliant Hacks That'll Change Your Cooking Game

If there's one thing moms are pros at, it's finding shortcuts and smart kitchen hacks to get delicious homemade meals on the table faster. Their mad multitasking skills and wisdom from years of meal-prepping, lunch packing, and putting out dinner fires (sometimes literally) make them the ultimate kitchen lifehackers. Here are some kitchen tips and tricks that stellar mom chefs and food bloggers swear by.  Dedicate a couple of hours on the weekend to chopping vegetables, prepping ingredients, and even pre-cooking some staples like shredded chicken. Portion them into containers for easy grab-and-go meals throughout the week. Frozen vegetables are a lifesaver! Steam them in minutes for a healthy side dish or toss them into stir-fries and soups. You can add...

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Boring Meals? Not on Our Watch! Flourish Spices Brings Zest to Budget Cooking

“What's for dinner” is a question we dread the most. Whipping up meals can feel like a daily struggle especially when you need to consider budget and the rumble of a hungry stomach. But don’t worry, with a little planning, you can prepare affordable meals without breaking the bank.  Remember that time you spent hours browsing fancy recipe sites, only to discover ingredients that cost more than your rent? Been there, done that! But what if we told you there's a way to create restaurant-worthy meals which won’t burn a hole in your pockets? So, here are some tips you’ll find useful. Make a Plan Before you go grocery shopping, sit down and plan out your meals for the week...

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The Secret's Out: How to Make Restaurant-Worthy Egusi Soup in Minutes

Egusi soup! The soup that brings back many childhood memories, mostly involving a mortar and pestle the size of my head and arms that felt like they were about to fall off. You see, my mum (aah, I love that woman) was a purist. Egusi soup wasn't Egusi soup unless you wrestled those stubborn melon seeds into submission with sheer brute force. Every Saturday afternoon goes the “thump thump thump” sound. It felt like a special dance to get ready for a delicious lunch. I would watch my mom's muscles bulge as she pounded seeds with a pestle, turning them into a yummy, yellow paste. It was cool to see, but a little scary too! Then came the part where...

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