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Okra! We did them last night whole, roasted in the oven with some salt, pepper and olive oil. They were DELICIOUS!


Okra is actually a member of the cotton and hibiscus family and is indigenous to regions around the Nile in North Africa as well as the Middle East. Okra was discovered about 3500 years ago ...


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Oven-fried Okra

Ready for a crispy fix? You had me at oven-fried okra. This recipe courtesy of Love & Zest turns a traditionally deep-fried treat into a healthy side you can gladly indulge on. Thick cut okra is baked in a crispy coating of egg and whole wheat breadcrumbs for added protein and fiber. Fun fact: The slimy “goo” inside okra pods …


Okra is used for healing ulcers & keeping joints limber. It helps to neutralize acids, being very alkaline, & provides a temporary protective coating for the digestive tract. Okra is rich in dietary fiber & helps to regulate the body’s blood sugar. Its mucilage helps bind together bile acid & bad cholesterol. Okra contains glutathione, a powerful antioxidant that helps fight against germs & bacteria. Pods of the plant are a rich source of Vitamin K which strengthen bones. #dherbs


Lady Finger / "OKRA" for Diabetes: Take 2 pods of fresh Lady Finger / Okra. Remove/cut both ends of each pod. Also put a small cut in the middle. Put cut pods in glass. Cover with water. Then cover the glass. Keep at room temperature during night. In the morning before breakfast, simply remove the 2 pods from the glass and drink that water.