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  • Father’s Day was a labor of love

    Father’s Day was a labor of love

    The best gifts , I believe that anyone can give to me is the gift of time and a labor of their love. These to me, are more valuable than anything material. And so for this year’s Father’s Day celebration, I planned the weekend to cook my husband’s favorite meals. A pre-father’s day dinner Our…

  • Covid 19: How cooking is helping me to cope

    Covid 19: How cooking is helping me to cope

    After being stuck in the house for just a week, I thought I was going to go crazy. The thing about me is, I hate being stuck in one place and I hate mood swings and worse of all, I hate my will power being taken away from me. So I manned up and decided…

  • Covid 19 isolation & healthy eating

    Covid 19 isolation & healthy eating

    Hi guys, The most part of the world is in isolation in compliance with social distancing, Nigeria inclusive. We’ve been at home for two weeks now and it hasn’t been easy. I realized that when you sit in one place, doing very little, you tend to overeat and I did fall victim in the first…

  • Antioxidant-rich Chia seeds, Oats & berries Smoothie

    Antioxidant-rich Chia seeds, Oats & berries Smoothie

    Both Chia seeds and oats are great for a calorie controlled diet and create the feeling of fullness which means you will eat less as such aid weight loss. Both chia seeds and oats are whole grain fibers that are rich in nutrients and antioxidants. They both expand in the stomach to give the feeling…

  • Raw oats and fruits smoothie

    Raw oats and fruits smoothie

    Oats are gluten free, whole grains that are packed full of goodness. They are rich sources of nutrients like vitamins, minerals, fiber and rich sources of antioxidants. Some of these nutrients include manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, iron, zinc, folate, vitamin B1 and Vitamin B5. Oats can lower cholesterol as well as aid weight loss with…

  • Chia seeds smoothie

    Chia seeds smoothie

    I only recently started consuming chia seeds after a friend introduced it to me. Since then, I would soak the seeds in water and wait for it to swell before adding them to other fruits and blending into a smoothie. I gathered from studies that same way that chia seeds swell up when soaked in…

  • Drinking black tea can cause constipation

    I drink herbal teas a lot and I realized early enough that teas that contain caffeine are not good for me as I am susceptible to constipation and its attendant bloating. I had learnt to only buy decaffeinated green teas but I forgot about black teas completely. Black teas are so common for drinking with…

  • Healthy drink for kids

    Healthy drink for kids

    Kids consume a great amount of juices, especially during school hours and I have always tried to reduce fizzy drinks or soda because of the high amount of sugar content in them. It is of common knowledge that many packaged juice drinks are actually made from concentrates with high amount of sugars and preservatives. So,…


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