Made by boiling or infusing dried Roselle (hibiscus) leaves in hot water, Zobo is a favourite in Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal and some Northern parts of Africa and the Caribbean (named Sorrel there).

Carrying an enormous amount of vitamin C and a high concentration of antioxidants, Zobo sure has its numerous health benefits. Little wonder this super drink is often enjoyed warm as a soothing tea or chilled as refreshing juice. For ages, Roselle leaves have been used in traditional medicine as a natural diuretic, mild laxative and fever/cold combatant.

Ever had a taste of fresh pomegranate juice?

Do you know that Pomegranates are amongst the healthiest fruits in the world? Discovered way back in ancient Egypt but though believed to have originated from Iran, Pomegranates have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years.  However, many are still oblivious of the affluence of nutritional benefits packed in this super red fruit.

Fantastic! That’s what comes to mind when I think of Tiger Nut milk.  

Also known as “ofio” (Yoruba), “akihausa” (ibo) and “aya” (Hausa), Tiger nuts being sold in wheelbarrows by “abokis” are common sights on the streets of Naija. Oblivious of the high nutrition in tiger nuts, children and adults simply enjoy them as crunchy nutty snacks. 

Milk and dairy products are so important that they are one of the four major food groups. It's recommended that we try to get at least two servings of dairy each day.

Here are three surprising things to love about the beverage.