If you haven't experienced the wonderfulness of okra, you are in for a real treat. Okra is a green flowering plant in the same plant family as cotton and hibiscus. The term okra often refers to the edible seed pods of the plant. Okra has many health benefits. It contains potassium, vitamin B, vitamin C, folic acid and calcium. It's low in calories and high in fiber. It's also said to help manage blood sugar as well!! Okra is also pretty easy and versatile to cook. Check out the recipes below for these lovely green pods!!