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I’m a foodie by all standards. I am a food lover so much that I had to create a list of Top 10 Nigerian Street Foods for you to try out. If there’s a criterion to judge and decide who the world’s greatest foodie is, I am sure I’d be the winner of that show, but let’s keep our fingers crossed. My interest in food led me to create a list of Nigeria’s Top Foods, You can read that HERE. So let’s have it. TOP 10 NIGERIAN STREET FOODS 1. Suya First of all, make way for the king of Naija Street Food. No other food can beat this. Either beef suya or chicken suya, suya reigns supreme in the life of Nigerians. Pro tip about this amazing meal: the cloak of darkness at night adds to its sweetness (a Nigerian myth though). It simply means that it is mostly…

So we are still on this Man vs. Coronavirus and I don’t know what day of the lock-down this is. Either way, I am here in Ibadan thinking about what is next after all this. I took a break from Instagram because the pressure is too much. More phone games now and Scrabble. I decided to do this because of boredom and a desire for food as ‘the greatest Nigerian foodie’. Top 10 Favorite Nigerian Foods (or Yoruba because I am Yoruba and I’m not familiar with much except for Calabar or Akwa Ibom cuisine.) Top 10 Favorite Nigerian Foods 1. Pounded Yam Because, why not? Pounded Yam isn’t overrated. It goes with anything. Why won’t you just love it? Let me do a subset of those soups for you. White SoupEgusi soupIla Alasepo or Just your regular OkroOgbonoEdi ikang ikongI would have said Ewedu but I’m not a fan…

Life in a glass is having all the necessary dietary requirements in one cup. Or what we call these days, ‘eating the rainbow’. Smoothies are thick beverages usually taken cold and are made from pureed raw fruit, and sometimes vegetables using a blender. Smoothies can be blended with other ingredients such as water, ice, fruit juice, sweeteners (e.g. honey, sugar, and syrup), dairy products (e.g. milk, yoghurt), nuts and chocolate. A smoothie containing dairy products can be likened to a milkshake, milkshakes contain less fruit and often contains ice cream or frozen yoghurt. The health value of a smoothie depends on its ingredients and their proportions. Smoothies include large or multiple servings of fruits and vegetables, which are recommended in a healthy diet. However, too many sweet fruits and/or too much fruit juice can lead to too much sugar. Ingredients like sugar and other sweeteners may however reduce the health…

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