Hi guys. Hope you are all doing good? So this recipe has been recreated. I have prepared this before, but made it with spinach. And now this one I have made without. So there is a distinctive difference to both
Almonds have been used for various things, milk, flour, chewed as a snack. Almonds has various health benefits. Read below
1. They reduce heart attack risk.
Those who consume nuts five times a week have about a 50 percent reduction in risk of heart attack according to the Loma Linda School of Public Health.
2. They lower ‘bad’ cholesterol.
Almonds added to the diet have a favorable effect on blood cholesterol levels, according to a clinical study by Dr. Gene Spiller, Director of the Health Research and Studies Center, Inc.
3. They protects artery walls from damage.
It was found that the flavonoids in almond skins work in synergy with the vitamin E, thus reducing the risk of heart disease (Research at Tufts University).
4. Almonds help build strong bones and teeth. The phosphorus in almonds helps make this possible.
5. They provide healthy fats and aid in weight loss:
Although nuts are high in fat, frequent nut eaters are thinner on average than those who almost never consume nuts. (Data from the Nurses’ Health Study)
Those who ate nuts at least two times per week were 31 percent less likely to gain weight than were those who never or seldom ate them in a study involving 8865 adults. (WHFood’s article on almonds)
6. Almonds lower the rise in blood sugar and insulin after meals.
7. They help provide good brain function.
Almonds contain riboflavin and L-carnitine, nutrients that boost brain activity and may also reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
8. They nourish the nervous system.According to Ayurveda, almonds help increase high intellectual level and longevity.
9. They alkalize the body.
Almonds are the only nut and one of the few proteins that are alkaline forming. When your body is not alkaline enough, you risk osteoporosis, poor immune function, low energy and weight gain.
Info credit: os.care2.com
Almond is healthy, so I thought why not introduce it to our own local ingredients and make it into a superb meal.
Healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring now does it 😊
Ok, let’s get started shall we 🙂
1 large tatashe
Smoked turkey (optional)
2 medium sized pot
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: tbc
Wash the meats and boil with salt and blended onions. Do not use curry and thyme to cook the meats!
Next cook the pepper for about 15 minutes.
After 15 minutes add the dried fish and smoked crayfish. Cook for 15 minutes
This is what it Lols like after adding the stock.
Allow it to cook for 20 minutes. Trust me by that time you won’t be able to tell the difference. It tasted like Egusi Ijebu only this time with Almonds. It’s was really yummy!
See it bubbling away. After 20 minutes, take it off th heat and it’s ready to be served
That’s it’s from me today.
I will see you all in my next post.
Love Duchess O