*To toast pumpkin seeds, in 8-inch skillet, heat pumpkin seeds over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until seeds are light brown. (Watch carefully; they can burn quickly.)
Boost your fiber with beans. Filled with many other important nutrients, beans are an excellent source of fiber that's so important for good blood glucose management and to keep your digestive system moving. — Diane Reader, Dietitian.
Okra is a common vegetable found in African cuisine available in grocery stores year-round and it's a great thickener. For the best texture and flavor, saute it as we do in this recipe before adding to the stew. Choose fresh okra that is dry and firm.