Monday, 28 March 2016

Benefits of Orange Peel

Oranges are some of the best sources of Vitamin C, which as we all know is good for the health and skin care as well.Many of us usually throw out the peels when it comes to eating oranges; whether we’re making fresh orange juice, snacking on whole oranges or making a citrus-y smoothie. 
Orange peels are the thick finely-textured skin of oranges. They range from orange to green or yellow in colour. Since ancient times, orange peels have been valued for their curative properties.

Thursday, 24 March 2016

6 Benefits of Lime Juice

Lime juice is a liquid got from the lime fruit. It has a sour taste (depending on whom you ask!). The lime fruit is known to have numerous benefits such as skin care, hair care, weight loss, aid digestion, gum care, scurvy and eye care just to mention a few.

Lime is consumed all over the world in various ways such as in beverages, cooking, confections, smoothies and juices, cosmetic products and in cooking.

Here are some of the useful benefits of lime juice:


Sunday, 4 October 2015

An Orange Collagen Boosting Smoothie To Start Your Day

Want the perfect smoothie to get you going in the morning? Or one to get you through tiring periods during the day?
This smoothie is brimming with vitamin C and potassium which will do wonders for your digestive system as well as your skin. It will help boost your skin's collagen production.


Thursday, 13 August 2015

Looking to Lose Some Weight? This Cucumber and Lemon Water Will Do!

This drink does not only cleanse your body, it also helps remove excessive water.

When it comes to weight loss, everyone knows it's 80% diet and 20% exercise. In other words, you can not out-train a bad diet... Sorry :(

Remember, you must ensure that you already follow a fairly healthy/clean diet if you wish to see results with this recipe.


Monday, 27 July 2015

5 Effective Tips To Get You Through PMS

Ladies, get in here.

Guys, please stay out...;)

I know this is a very sore topic with a lot of women because "that time of the month" is dreaded every time it swings by.

Certain symptoms are experienced which are peculiar to the monthly period. Such as:


Friday, 10 July 2015

Highly Requested: A Simple But Nutritious Recipe For Weight Gain.

I have been getting quite a number of requests for a recipe to add weight. Yes, as in, to get fatter. So, if you are losing weight, please, please and please, stop reading right now. Lol! Just kidding.;)
 Please read and pass it on to someone who might need it.


  • Raw Soya beans                1 cup
  • Raw Corn                       2 cups
  • Roasted Groundnuts/Peanuts              2 cups
Raw Corn

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

3 Anti-Aging Foods You Have In Your Kitchen

You would never believe what treasures lie in your kitchen; from fruits to teas and what not. So, here are three anti-aging foods, sitting in your kitchen right now, that would change your skin forever.

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

A Slimming And Nourishing Breakfast Smoothie

Image: 52kitchenadventures

This smoothie is both delicious and very waist friendly, so no need to step on that scale... just yet!:)

The key ingredient here is spinach which is brimming with vitamins A and K. It also contains important nutrients such as manganese and potassium.

A glass of this smoothie will leave you filled with lots of energy to go about your day.


Friday, 30 January 2015

A Carrot Apple Ginger Smoothie That Boosts Your Immune System

Carrots are famous for protecting our vision especially night vision. This is due to the presence of vitamin A and other powerful nutrients for beautiful skin, cancer prevention and anti-aging. Yes, please!

Apples are full of fiber and will help you feel fuller for much longer. Remember, "an apple a day..."? Exactly.


Monday, 12 January 2015

New Year Detox: 6 Foods That Cleanse Your Body


When you're surrounded by clutter, what do you do? You spring clean, that what! It could be your house, wardrobe or your garage (that's the worst of all!).
What about your body? We eat everyday but more often than not, we hardly think about cleaning out our system.
How do you that? You detoxify.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Cleanse Your Body With A Simple Turmeric and Ginger Tea

Image: Supercharged food

Fact: Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence
Turmeric contains curcumin, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Fact: Ginger possesses numerous therapeutic properties including antioxidant effects, an ability to inhibit the formation of inflammatory compounds, and direct anti-inflammatory effects.

So, what do you think will happen when you combine turmeric and ginger in a steaming cup of tea?  Yummy medicinal goodness, that's what!


Thursday, 27 November 2014

A Simple Beetroot Smoothie That Cleanses The Liver And Helps Control Blood Pressure.

Beets are powerful detoxifiers. They team up with the liver to flush out the toxins which are harmful to the body. But that’s not all! 

Friday, 7 November 2014

A Health Tip: Honey For That Night-Time Cough

Ever woken up in the middle of the night by a cough? Itchy throat, coughing non-stop and still sleepy. Ugh! It's just plain horrible.

Enter good old honey! Such a lifesaver. I could sing its praises all day! Lol.

Research suggests that honey is quite effective at quelling coughing at night

I use it all the time whenever I feel a pesky cough coming just before bed.

NOTE: Use 100% pure, raw honey. Any form of refined honey may not be as effective, if at all. 

Take up to 2 teaspoonfuls at bedtime to ensure a good night's sleep.

Sweet dreams...


~ Neni ~


Thursday, 6 November 2014

A Health Tip: Clear Your System With Ginger

Do you suffer from nasal and chest congestion? Try ginger.



Wednesday, 22 October 2014

A Detoxifying and Beautifying Lime and Scent Leaf Tea...Just For You!

It's important to stay hydrated to keep the body functioning properly.The mint in this tea works wonders on the skin because of its antioxidants which fight against aging.  I've been drinking this tea for some time now and I feel more energized and my skin looks clearer... I think! :)
Anyway, here's the recipe:


Saturday, 28 December 2013

12 Uses For Coconut Oil

I love coconut oil like craaaazy! It is so beneficial to me in my daily life. From my skin to my body both on the inside and the outside. There too numerous to mention. So, I decided to list a few of its outstanding qualities.
Please ensure the coconut oil you use is pure 100% organic.
12 Uses For Coconut Oil
  1. As a naturally SPF 4 sunscreen
  2. Used topically to kill yeast or yeast infections
  3. As a deliciously fragrant tropical massage oil
  4. A teaspoonful rubbed on your hands and then through hair will help get rid of frizz and flyways.
  5. As an intensive night time facial moisturizer (for dry skin)
  6. To prevent stretch marks during pregnancy
  7. Rubbed on lips as a natural chap stick
  8. Topically, can help skin heal faster after injury or infection
  9. Directly on the perineum to help heal after birth
  10. As an incredibly intensive natural conditioner- Rub into dry hair, put a shower cap on and leave for several hours = super soft hair!!
  11. Can help reduce appearance of varicose veins
  12. Mixed with salt to remove dry skin on feet
Good luck!

¬ Neni ¬


Monday, 16 December 2013

4 Ways To Whiten Your Teeth Naturally

Suffering from discoloured teeth? Not to worry, Neni's got you covered! ;)

Here are 4 easy ways to help whiten your teeth naturally:

DIY Paste: Baking soda is a very powerful whitener and is excellent at removing stains. Make a paste by mixing a tablespoon of baking soda with a teaspoon of salt (for extra manual exfoliation). Rub this mixture on the teeth with your finger and rinse. Just remember that baking soda can damage the enamel or gums if overused, so only do this once in a while.

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

A Very Healthy Papaya Salad

Do you love papaya or pawpaw as we Nigerians like to call it?

Are you tired of eating it the same old way, every time? I know I am!

Well, if you're looking for papaya salad with a twist, here's a simple recipe for a healthy and tasty salad.

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

5 Homemade Remedies For Excessive Belching

Belching is also referred to as burping, or dyspepsia. When your body breaks down food into energy it naturally produces gas. When you belch, you release the gas that has built up in your stomach through your mouth. The sound that is associated with belching is embarrassing and often considered rude in some cultures while in others it shows appreciation for the meal....*rolls eyes* #badmanners

Although belching is normal and even the most polite of us happen to belch from time to time, excessive belching  might be a signal that you suffer from a more serious medical condition.

Some of the causes for burping include: 

  • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
  • Celiac disease
  • Crohn's disease
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Swallowed air
  • Constipation
  • Medicines
  • Foods and drinks
Fortunately, there are several homemade remedies sitting right in your kitchen that can help with the belching.  

Try any of the following and see if it helps.

1. Baking soda
A very effective way to deal with harmless belching is drinking a glass of water mixed with two teaspoons of baking soda.

2. Ginger 
You can take it in different forms - in meals, as a seasoning, as a warm tea or just chew it raw. 
3. Papaya
The enzyme papain that can be found in papaya is known to break down tough meat fibers, so it is very effective in reducing belching.

4. Lime juice

Drink a glass of water with a teaspoon of lime juice combined with a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar after every meal to prevent excessive gas production and indigestion.

Increase the amount of water you drink and avoid carbonated drinks and alcoholic beverages

 If your condition does not improve despite all efforts, you should see a doctor immediately as it can be a symptom of the more serious diseases listed above.

Good luck!

~ Neni ~

Thursday, 3 October 2013

Try This For Those Pesky Hiccups!


Ground dried pepper

Yes, pepper is the answer to getting rid of a hiccup.
All you have to do is sniff a container of ground dried pepper.
You will most likely sneeze in the next 30 seconds.
And your hiccups will be gone.


P.S. Ensure it's good pepper o!! Not that funny looking and tasting red powder those mallams sell inside wheel barrows o!!

Okay, I'm done!

Love you all,

~ Neni ~
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