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5 minutes coleslaw (How to Make Coleslaw)


When you see carrots and cabbage lying fallow in your fridge, what comes to mind? Coleslaw right? Well, if you are a huge fan of coleslaw, then this 5 minutes recipe is for you. Take the regular coleslaw to another level by adding spring onions and coconut shavings to it. Coconut to me, takes most dish to a whole new level. 

plantain salad recipe
healthy plantain salad

Plantain salad and Spicy Avocado Dressing


A lovely reader of mine left a comment on one of my posts sometime ago and she mentioned she’s vegan. I was really amazed and happy that the blog is for everyone and some of the recipes are easily adaptable to any dietary need. I made some plantain salad (bole salad) with spicy avocado dressing after I purchased “lean in Nigeria” ebook from


How to Make Nigerian Salad…


If you’d guessed salad was going to be my next post then you are so right. I just couldn’t afford to let the remaining vegetables used for the chicken shawarma go to waste – food recycling. I had to put it to good use. It is difficult to get Africans to eat salad but thanks to the ‘get fit’ obsession going around.

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Ponmo Salad


I know what you are thinking, really? Ponmo salad? Why not! If you eat potato, fish, beef and chicken salad then ponmo salad shouldn’t sound weird to you at all. Ponmo (cow skin) is well loved by all; it is affordable and has been nourishing lives since 1800. Lol. This simple recipe is another twist to Nigerian salad.