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Baobab: Let Me Be Your Sweet Tart Superfood!

When I first saw pictures of the baobab tree, I thought I was looking at an extraterrestrial landscape. About 60 feet tall with fat trunks and at the very top, branches that are bare for nine months of the year, … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Baobab

Nutritionists have identified baobab popularly called ‘Kuka’ in Hausa language as one of the foods with health benefits. The tree, which is widely grown in the northern part of the country, is said to be high in fibre , vitamin … Continue reading

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BBQ Ribs with Baobab Sauce

Baby Back Ribs with Baobab Sauce Serves 4–6 These ribs get their boost of flavor from a sauce made with baobab—an African fruit with a rather dry but antioxidant-rich pulp. I think baobab may be the next most exciting superfood. … Continue reading

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Baobab Butter Squares

Baobab Butter Squares These squares are like lemon bars but made with antioxidant-rich baobab. You can use fresh lemon juice (3 Tbs.) or lemon zest (1 Tbs.) instead of the baobab powder and substitute gluten-free flour for the wheat-based flour. … Continue reading

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Baobab: Superfood from the Tree of Life

When I first started looking for a U.S. source for baobab four years ago, the market was quite limited, but I was sent several bags of Baobest’s Organic Baobab Powder so I could create recipes for my Age Beautifully Cookbook. … Continue reading

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Summer Meets Grill for BBQ Ribs and Sliders

When I think back to my most pleasant summer memories, I think about cooking outside. Most of the time that means grilling . . . and one of my favorites — barbequed ribs. Whether you use a traditional charcoal barbecue … Continue reading

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How Sweet It Is! Delightful Holiday Desserts

The holidays always call for plenty of desserts. Whether I’m throwing a party, giving gifts of food, or reliving holidays past through sweet treats, desserts are integral to my life this month. I’ll share a few of my favorite recipes … Continue reading

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Entertain With Happy, Healthy, Holiday Dishes

I love to open up my home and invite friends and family over for celebrations. And the holiday

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Give Your Turkey Some Super Sidekicks!

Thanksgiving is a very big deal around my house. I always have a big crowd and multiple turkeys. Turkey is

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It’s a Picnic, So Let Them Eat Cake!

By Grace O No one lives by bread alone. Every so often you need something delicious, like cake. I truly believe that eating well doesn’t mean sacrificing the foods you love or special treats. With an eye toward healthful ingredients … Continue reading

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