She is fondly called…



It’s been a minutes…bur i want to hintroduce my friend, yety, she haff write a twoderful poem habout her ‘ongbona feli feli lover’ and I haff decided to share with you…

She is fondly called…

Tempt me not with this or that

for my heart craves for nothing more than this black beauty

softly sitted in the midst of this round platform

like a statue molded by the gentle hands of igbako


She embraces heat and takes no offense as she’s turned by the omorogun

dancing round and round they blend in one accord

for one can easily see how acquainted these two have truly become

for in delight her shyness burned in the hot pot


She moves gracefully to the omorogun’s rhythmic overtures

enticed by omorogun’s firmness and ease

deeper and deeper to the rhythm they flow

lost in the moment, spinning her around like magic it seems

her fragile bodily form unfolds,

her whitish skin changes in quick

Her powdery form melting away……

Yes, she’s turned

all black and all soft…..


A new name for a new face omorogun says……

a rare beauty, delightful to taste

my work here is done, he says…

            but before i go, a friend u must meet

a man of better hands,

he will not stop at sweat

igbako…how he is fondly called


With joy, Igbako touches gently

Setting his prey on a flat surface

a touch here, there, there, here

she yields to his strong and firm grips

he has done it again…


igbako calls to his light skinned friend, Egusi

stunned as he beholds this dark beauty,  Amala

“fear not”, he says,  meat and fish will guard you

Kpomo will be with you, stock fish will brighten your way

we will be together forever in time

together we shall be entwined

where u go amala, i will follow

even unto the mouths of men to be swallowed


A marriage, yes in truth

the union of these two

Amala and egusi, my heart desire

Amala, she is fondly called.

Yes, my burnny friend, Yetunde Ogunshakin iz a foodie like me…

*rolling my eyes*

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*peppered kisses*





*wide grin*

How haff you been? I have missed being here..*winks*

Christmas is here, and the year is almost over…

So, we haff start a discussion on twitter #Livinghealthy, about #Moringa leaves and plenty people haff been asking questions since…I haff now decide to put those small small tweets here, so that my twira and my lovely foodies here can read…*wide grin*

*adjusts thinking gele*

Do you know that Moringa is the recent most powerful seed in the world?

Moringa is called the Miracle Tree for good reason. In Nigeria, such names as ‘Ewe Igbale’ in Yoruba, ‘Zogelle’ in Hausa and ‘Idagbo monoye’ in Igbo are the symbolic names which the Moringa has come to known.

Scientific analysis has shown and confirmed that Moringa leaves are indeed a power a house of essential macro- and micro nutrients. It is on record that gram for gram, Moringa leaves contain seven times the Vitamin C in Oranges; four times the Vitamin A of carrots; Four times the Calcium of Milk; Three times the Potassium of Bananas; Three times the Vitamin E of Spinach; Two times the Protein of Yogurt.

Research shows that with Moringa one can be protected from and cured of at least 300 diseases. Here are a few of the benefits that come with continuous intake of Moringa

  • Increases the Natural of the body
  • Provides nourishment to the eyes and the brain.
  • Promotes metabolism with bio-available ingredients
  • Promotes the Cell structure of the body
  • Promotes natural Serum cholesterol.
  • Lowers the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
  • Promotes the normal functioning of the liver and the kidney.
  • Beautifies the skin
  • It is an energy booster.
  • Promotes proper digestion
  • Acts as an antioxidant
  • Takes care of the immune system of the body
  • Promotes healthy circulatory system
  • It is an anti-inflammatory
  • It supports the normal sugar levels of the body,
  • Another property of the Moringa leaf is its soothing ability, because of which it can lower the blood pressure and promotes good sleep.


*clears throat*

As you haff read, you can mix the Moringa powder (grinded Moringa leaf) with your pap, or oats, or tea. You can even just pour powder into mouth directly, the way I use to pour powder milk into my mouth *wide grin*

And this is what Moringa Powder looks like. Thanks to Iya alaje for hooking the queen of spice up…Mama Agba, I see you *winks*Image


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Till next time

I ruff you *peppered kisses*

Our Retail Outlet locations

*rings bell*

The king says I should announce that “if you are wondering where you can purchase OmoAlata Pepper Mix, look no further…here is a list to help you *winks*


Rennies Supermarket 
VGC Shopping Complex,
VGC Lekki Epe Expressway Ajah,


Rennies Supermarket 
32A, Admiralty Way (near Tantalizers)
Lekki Phase 1 Lekki,


Petadis Place
0-5C, Close 7A, Opp. NICON Hotel
VGC Lekki  Ajah,


Gravitas Supermarket
17, Emma Abimbola Cole street,
Off Fola Osibo Lekki Phase 1 Lekki,


Best Choice Mart
Shop K111, Road 5,
Ikota Shopping Complex,
Ajah Lagos.


Nazareth Supermarket 
Babatunde street, Off Ogunlana Drive,
Surulere, Lagos.


Spendless Mart 
2, Association Avenue (right turn before magodo estate)
Magodo, Lagos.

CCD Superstores 
116, Ogudu-Ojota Road (Near GTBank)
Ogudu, Lagos

Royalmart Limited

Carlton-Gate Estate

Chevron drive, Lagos


Royalmart Limited

Crown Estate Shopping Mall,

Crown Estate, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos.


Egole Shopping Mall

*rings bell*

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Dealing with odoriferous saga of the mouth


*Strolls casually onto service lane and clears throat*

Ehn, I have been away and back.

And while I am away, I haff see people and know plenty people. And I haff notice that with the people am meeting in the market or in the streets or u know *adjust buba* when I’m going for some owambe things am notice something that is very worrying.

You see, it is a mouth odor something. *Olorun o ti su mi* it is like everybody is carrying a mouth odor. How manage I don’t know!

But one thing which I know is that, see ehn, many of the people that haff this situation, are not knowing they haff it.

So that haff made me think and take my time to research, and then haff ask my dentistry friend some questions…*yes ke, me OmoAlata haff a friend doctor.* Dr B, I see you.

You see ehn, Dr B speak plenty oyinbo. He haff say that ‘everyone has bad breath when we wake up in the morning and that bad breath is often caused by a buildup of bacteria in the mouth which causes inflammation and gives off noxious odors or gases that smell like sulfur or worse ( be like spoilt beans and rotten boiled egg mixed together eeeewww)

He say ehn that “most times, the best way to find out is to ask a trusted friend or your significant other “Does my breath smell?”. You can also find out by licking your wrist and waiting 30seconds then smelling the saliva left on the wrist *do it now and see* or smell your dental floss after you use it.”


My Dr, haff say that “cavities or gum disease can lead to bad breath, trapped food particles in cracked fillings and unclean dentures (false teeth) are also culprits. Some medical conditions like diabetes, liver disease, sinus infections etc can also cause your breath to go off mark. Smokers too should beware because your breath can start to smell like rotten egg….*Dr B  he haff say so o, so don’t look my face, uche!!!*

You’ll want to see your doctor (Dr B) to rule out any underlying medical conditions if you suffer from bad breath.

See your Dentist, Brush your Teeth

My Doki advise say “good oral hygiene is part of the key to fighting bad breath. Ideally, you should brush and floss after every meal to help reduce the odor-causing bacteria in your mouth. Some mouthwashes or mouth rinses can help prevent cavities and reduce bacteria-causing plaque and fight bad breath. Stick to an antiseptic or antibacterial rinse that kills bacteria, rather than the cosmetic rinse that just focuses on masking the bad breath”. *you hear*

Watch What You Eat

Dr B haff continue o. He say “what you eat affects what you exhale. That’s because as food is digested, it’s absorbed into your bloodstream and then is expelled by your lungs when you breathe.” So “eat a healthy, balanced diet and regular meals. Extreme fasting and very low-carb diets — can give you bad/smelly breath.”  He come say, “You should avoid breath busters such as garlic, onions, and some other spicy foods. Chronic garlic users do not only have chronic bad breath, they also often have body odor.”


  • Stay hydrated

If you can’t brush your teeth after a meal, drinking a lot of water can help speed up the process of cleaning harmful bacteria and debris from between your teeth. Drinking milk can even help deodorize some offensive breath odors. Try avoiding sugary drinks though.

  • Don’t drink too much coffee

It may be tasty, but coffee is a tough smell to get off the back of your tongue.  So if you are heavy user of coffee, like me, try brushing regularly and drinking water after every cup or mug…. Just rinse, the mouth and tongue afterwards.

  • Don’t smoke

Cigarettes, pipes, cigar, or snuff can mess up your breath.

  • Reduce alcohol intake

Alcohol can lead to a dry mouth. Too much beer, wine, and hard liquor can make your breath reek for up to eight to 10 hours after you finish drinking.  Try and drink water or milk after wards to rinse off the strong smell of alcohol.

  • Be careful with breath mints

Mints are OK for a quick fix but only mask the offensive smell and do nothing to remove harmful bad bacteria. If you are tempted to pick up a mint as you leave white house sabo, or any-other buka, cafeteria, or canteen, Don’t. The sugar will only sit on your teeth and make the problem worse. *covers face* I always dey do am after I haff eat Amala, or fufu.

So if you think you don’t have bad breath, eyan, don’t ignore these warning… *watch your side* it just might be around the corner… *tongue out*


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*drops mic*

*Picks mic*

A big shout out to my DR B….olenu pa…*triple tuale*

It is Hot and it is Sweet

Yerz, its been a small seconds time that I was here…but I ham here now.

And ehn, I havfe now come to talk habout the last condiment of the OmoAlata Pepper Mix – Pepper. I have talk about Onion, and Tomato in other postings on here. This is a completing one. *winks*

So,*adjust thinking gele* Its all habout Pepper

Today I want to let you know that no matter what, Pepper — hot or not — do more than spice up your fried egg, or serve as toppings for your salad. Pepper helps you get some of your highest daily need of vitamins, and also contains compounds that may be linked to weight loss, pain reduction, improving libido and other benefits.

Whether mild or fiery, peppers are nutrient-dense. They’re one of the richest sources of vitamins A and C.

  • With the red pepper as ingredient in your meal, you are bound to pack a dose of Vitamin C. and Vitamin c serves as an antioxidant protecting your cells from toxins. Also, Vitamin C helps in lowering cancer risk and protects against cataracts.
  • Also with a proper intake of pepper one is bound to shit correct *wide grin*. Pepper is a good source of fibre, and fibre increases the body rate of waste removal thus protecting healthy cells from toxins, that would have otherwise been re-released into the bloodstream.
  • And red pepper is composed of about 90 percent water. And water is necessary for maintaining a healthy body because it provides the fluid necessary for flushing out metabolic waste and environmental toxins.
  • Eating pepper also provides one with the proper dose of Vitamin A, which may help preserve eyesight, and fend off infections. It produces the pigments the retina needs to maintain healthy vision; most importantly night vision. It also supports the heath of the skin.
  • Vitamin B6 is also one of the vitamins that come with a regular intake of pepper, which is vital for essential chemical reactions throughout the body including those involving brain and immune functions.
  • And Lycopene, which may decrease the risk for cancer.

So you see, with OmoAlata pepper Mix, your diet can never go wrong. *dancing skelewu*

Tips for a Peppered Diet

It’s easy to include peppers in your diet. You can grill, steam, or stir-fry them. Many peppers are also delicious raw, simply chopped as a complement for Salad, Suya, Asun, or Noodles. *smacks lips*

Make a stew with mild peppers or chopped pieces to rice or beans at its nearly done stage.

Toss peppers in to your variety of soup to give it a little kick.

If you like your food hot, leave more of the inner white membrane on the chopped pepper, as that is where most of the capsaicin is concentrated.


So now that I have shared with you the health benefits of pepper, onion, and tomato; the three ingredients of the OmoAlata pepper Mix.

You share with us, how you use pepper, and what meals you love ‘cause it contains pepper. For me I cannnot [h]eat indomie without slicing some pepper (tatase), and I love Asun for pepper.

And tell your friends…

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