This is Nature’s gift to mankind, it has a lot of cleansing properties,it is very bitter but highly effective .
1.It cleanses the body.
2. It boosts immunity .
3.It stabilizes blood sugar level .
4. It is ideal for weight loss
5. It promotes healing for fresh wounds
6. It relieves abdominal pains.
7. It fights insomnia,calms the body and relaxes the nerves .
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However despite all its benefits do not take more than 2 glasses at a go!
You could also extract the juice and drink if you do not want to chew the leaves .
I extract the juice and also chew the leaves .
You could also make soup with the leaves and eat with any form of swallow depending on your choice , it would be nice to include this beneficial plant to your diet.
Remember moderation is key !
They are used in preparing delicious soups.
- HOW UKPO SEEDS ARE USED.
- They are taken off the shell firstly
- Then by boiling and then blended afterwards or pounded.
- Or by toasting on fire, then blended or pounded.
It is called Ojo de Venado in Mexico (Deer’s eye) there are hundreds of varieties in tropical regions around the world .
The name Hamburger beans really interests me cause it corresponds with the shape of the seed which look very well like a burger😅😅😅.
They could also pass for decorative ornaments because they look so beautiful and lovely.
We all have different methods of taking off slime from Catfish ,but here’s a video of how I do mine.
Rinse with cold water, remove gills, intestines etc
Boil hot water,let it be very hot, pour into the bowl of fish,shake the bowl,(in a stiring motion) pour out the water immediately so the black skin doesn’t peel off.
Rinse immediately under cold running water.(Rinse in cold water if running water is not available )
The slime would automatically go back to its ancestors 🤣🤣🤣🤣 (more…)
Epiti is a meal enjoyed by the good people people of Rivers State and some South Eastern States of Nigeria(The Igbos call it Ukpo Ogede)
It is made with Ripe/over ripe plantains and corn flour,(the principal ingredients)it is really nice and sweet,i call it Moin Moin’s female cousin lol, enough of the description ,let’s get cooking. (more…)