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Carrot Liver and Sweet Potato Puree

Adding spices to baby food is a good way of introducing their taste buds to the world of our own foods. When they are served food with different flavours, they may find it easier to accept more solid and family food in the future rather than giving them bland store-bought baby foods or cereals that … Continue Reading →


BanaZobs Lollies

BanaZobs (Banana-Zobo) Lollies

Fruit lollies are a healthy way to quench the kids thirst during the hot weather. It beats ice cream and very sugary drinks anyday. The BanaZobs lollies idea came from looking at the leftovers from straining my zobo drink. I looked at the pulp and thought “what better way to use it rather than throwing … Continue Reading →


Chunky Mince and Beans

Chunky Mince and Beans

I’m always looking for how to incorporate beans into my children’s food.  I’m glad they are getting to love some of the beans creations like the creamy beans porridge and the ukwa beans…the “beans makes you grow tall” tale is working in my favour. Chunky mince and beans is a combination of mince meat and … Continue Reading →


Mummy's Yum Zobo Drink

Mummy’s Yum Zobo Drink

Zobo (Zogbo or Zogborodo as we used to call it in the days) is a popular drink in Nigeria and is made with the leaves or flowers of the hibiscus plant. Apart from making the drink, the leaves are also used in making jams, syrups, sauces and spices. Some people are sceptical about the zobo … Continue Reading →


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Breakfast Fried Eggs

Making fried eggs for breakfast is a very healthy meal option for kids. When you think of high quality protein, count eggs in and remember that it supplies the body with essential amino acids. These are the protein building blocks that helps us to function well and the human body cannot produce it on its … Continue Reading →


Sweet Potato Chips

Sweet Potato Spiced Chips

Sweet potato is everything sweet and since I discovered it is more nutritious than its Irish specie, I’ve stuck more to making it for the kids. Sweet potato is one of the best sources of Vitamin A,  it is high in fibre and thus quite filling. Kids that don’t like drinking water will surely take … Continue Reading →


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10 Yummy Pancakes Ebook

Exactly a year ago, the name Mummy’s Yum was born. It was my birthday gift to myself…yes, today is also my birthday. Before then, i never knew what blogging was all about and my knowledge of the internet was the usual ‘browsing and facebooking’. I took the plunge and started searching, researching, reading up articles … Continue Reading →


Yam & Corn Fritters

Yam and Corn Fritters

I had some leftover boiled yam which i turned into this yummy delicacy, and I’m so glad i tried out this idea that came to my mind.  Yam and Corn Fritters is a delicious Nigerian snack meal i’m adding to my kid-friendly food ideas. Yam can be boring to kids but i bet you they … Continue Reading →


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7-Steps to making Baby’s Brown Pap

Pap is one of the first weaning meals introduced to babies in Nigeria. It is quite popular and generally known in all parts of the country, Igbos call it Akamu; Yorubas call it Ogi and Hausas call it Koko…what do you call it in your language? I will update as i get more names. Pap … Continue Reading →


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Beef Curry Stew

This beef curry stew is so easy to make and will make a difference from the regular tomato stew.  Meat is one rich source of protein that many kids love to eat and cutting it into tiny bits or chunks as a sauce will possibly attract the fussy meat lover. The beef curry stew is … Continue Reading →


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Chicken and Liver Stir-fried Noodles

Instant Noodles, as contentiously unhealthy as it has been branded, is still a staple in many Nigerian homes. What makes the difference to this ‘unhealthy’ meal is what you add to it, especially when making it for growing children. Adding enough proteins and vitamins turns it into a better and healthy meal. Chicken is a … Continue Reading →


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Egg Tuna Toastie

  The sandwich maker is one kitchen gadget that comes in handy for making a quick breakfast toastie, packing a snack for lunch or just making up something for the kids to nibble on before the main meal appears. Here’s a simple egg tuna toastie to start our sandwich maker toastie recipes with. If you … Continue Reading →