Stuffed Yam Ball

Stuffed Nigerian Yam Balls

Stuffed Nigerian Yam Balls are a little variation of the yam croquette in terms of shape and content. This is stuffed with minced meat which will surely make it extra yummy for the kids. This will make a good handy breakfast with pap or custard and as well a lunchbox meal for school kids. It … Continue Reading →

Mushy Yummy Plantain and Peas

Mushy Yummy Peas and Plantain

Mushy Yummy Peas and Plantain is an ideal meal for babies from 8 months and older. To encourage baby’s motor development, chunkier meals are introduced at this age so that they can start learning how to chew with their teeth…more or less their gums which are strong enough to chew softly mashed foods. This is … Continue Reading →

Carrot-Egg Sauce Bulgur

Carrot-Egg Sauce Bulgur

Carrot-Egg Sauce Bulgur meal made with leftover carrot-egg sauce earlier posted and also some leftover cooked bulgur wheat found in the freezer. You can recreate an entirely new and delicious meal for the kids with leftover meals. If you cook in bulk, then the opportunity to be creative will always be available. It can also be … Continue Reading →

Does Nigerian food make you fat?

Does Nigerian Food Make You Fat?

If the above typically resemble what your daily meal looks like, then the answer to that question “Does Nigerian food make you fat?” is a resounding YES. I and some other Nigerian food bloggers have teamed up to individually answer this question so as to learn and enlighten all of us that are reading this … Continue Reading →

Noodle and Sardine Bites

Noodles and Sardine Bites

Noodles can be regarded as a Nigerian food now and is one of the go-to quick meals that most families resort to. Eating noodles on its own offers little or no nutritional value to kids, so other food groups are added to it always, especially vegetables and proteins to make it more palatable and nutritious. I … Continue Reading →

The Food Groups to Feed Your Child Right

The Food Groups to Feed Your Child Right

A healthy and balanced diet is a very important one for all of us, but particularly for growing children especially in those baby and toddler years i.e. under 5 years. Children need to receive all the necessary nutrients for proper growth and development, therefore a healthy diet is key to achieving this. As tasking as … Continue Reading →

Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese is just good old plain spaghetti cooked and tossed in bolognese sauce – a flavourful combination of minced meat, tomatoes and spices.  This sauce doesn’t take forever to prepare and the delicious meat clusters make it a meal that your kids will definitely enjoy. The ingredients are also easily sourced and bolognese sauce … Continue Reading →

Baby Beans & Potato Mash

Baby Potato and Beans Mash

This mash is perfectly suitable for babies from 7-8 months of age and is a good way of getting your baby to start getting used to food textures. Potatoes are one of the first foods that can be introduced to babies as they are easily digestible and  contains a high amount of starch which give … Continue Reading →

Chicken and Carrot Sandwich

Chicken and Carrot Sandwich

Chicken and Carrot Sandwich is one healthy sandwich to make for the kids as breakfast or as a school lunch. It is an all-in one meal that has a majority of the food groups that make up a healthy diet. You can prepare your chicken and vegetables the night before and assemble everything in the … Continue Reading →

21 Easy Homemade Lunchbox Ideas

21 Easy Homemade School Lunchbox Ideas

Thinking of what should be in your kid’s lunchbox can be a challenge especially if you don’t want them going to school everyday with the same food or sandwich in their bag. It will definitely be boring for them and i bet they come home and dump that uneaten meal for you. Here are 21 Easy … Continue Reading →

How to make your breadcrumbs without using oven and blender

How to make your breadcrumbs without using oven and blender

I got emails from some mothers asking if there is an alternative way of making their breadcrumbs without using oven. “Of course there is”, i answered and so the reason for writing this post. I decided to go all manual for the benefit of the mums that may not have a blender or most especially … Continue Reading →

Egg in a Hole Toast

Egg-in-a-Hole Toast

Egg-in-a-Hole Toast is simply egg fried in a hole made in the middle of toasted bread. It is one easy, creative and fun way of making fancy breakfast that the kids will love. All you need are eggs, sliced bread, butter and your cookie cutter. I used one egg to make the two slices of toast … Continue Reading →