Getting a good lunchbox for your child is not just based on the outward appearances. Find out other things to consider in order to ensure you get the best for your child, as well as your money’s worth.
“Where have you been?” “You disappeared” “What happened?” “We missed you” “Any big announcement?” “Yay, she’s back” These are some of the comments I received on my first Instagram and Facebook post after about 11 months of absence. Surprisingly, I also came back to more followers than I did when I took my break. This […]
These ginger oats cookies are the product of leftover porridge I made as breakfast for the kids. I didn’t want it wasted by throwing it into the bin, so I decided to experiment. Learn how I made it and you can replicate with your own cooked porridge oats only. I will try and make some […]
Find out how breastfeeding your baby is linked with development of the country’s economic agenda…yes, seriously.
Sweetcorn-filled akara for the kids. Are you going to try it? Lets make our imaginations run wild…what else can we add to akara?
When you have overripe bananas staring at you, there are different things you can turn it into rather than throwing them away. Banana oats waffles is one of them. Make these kid-friendly versions that are nutritiously healthier and filling.
What are you doing with the chaff from your tigernut milk? Make these protein-rich Nigerian yamballs with it as a nutritious addition to your kids meal.
Make noodles nutritious for your toddler by making this fishy avocado version. One of the simple and very fast meals that you can whip up for their lunchbox too.
Make this finger meal that contains all the nutrients your child needs in one piece or slice. Serve with pap, cornmeal or oats porridge and you have your child ready for a peaceful sleep 🙂
They won’t know it is full of veggies. Make the easiest and sweetest vegetable sauce for your kids.
Here’s a nutrient-packed potato pottage for your toddlers and kids. It has all you need to give them a well balanced diet without stress.
The best meatpie style ever for all you mums. Find out how i make this meatpie that is very perfect for little hands.
Get this easy way to use our Nigerian yam to make a nutritious toddler meal. Yam Omelette can be given as a finger food, packed in the lunchbox and also added as a side to meals for bigger kids.
Learn how to make a healthy banana bread for the family. You don’t need any special gadget for this.
Still confused about what milk to give your baby and why some type are bad for babies? Get reading
Do you have mangoes? Then get in here and make this simple pancake of mango popping sweetness.
Make your sweet plantain chips at home with our homemade dates powder too.
Here are the steps to making your own dates powder and granules at home. dates are a better substitute for sugar and honey…find out why too.
Get the most of this protein and vegetable rich plus high fibre food with this recipe. Green beans puree with chicken is a nutritious first food that you can always introduce to your baby’s meal.
Coconut curry rice simply cooked with the kids in mind. The coconut milk is always a good flavour enhancer for sweet and savoury meals and this ideal lunchbox meal will tickle little taste buds.
Many mums have asked me for a school meal plan and i have always directed them here to the website to download the free copy or create one themselves. However, if you are too busy to make one or want something more and better in a plan, then this meal plan is here to take […]
Learn how to make your own healthier version of popcorn at home for the kids with three or four simple ingredients and a pot.
Are you giving your child iron-rich foods in vain? Find out the best sources of iron and how to make sure your child is getting the nutrients from them.
Thinking of an easy, healthy teething biscuit for your baby? There is one here for you.
Get how to make an exciting fruit salad for the kids and the whole family.
Have you been looking for a cupcake recipe with a little sneaky yum for the kids? Here you have it…carrot and vanilla cupcakes.
Make this simple egg fried rice wit leftover rice and anything you have in your kitchen. It is quick to whip up in minutes.
Learn how to encourage your child to eat those foods that they would normally reject.
Make brown rice by yourself for your baby. It is one of the first cereals introduced to babies from 4-6 months it has a better nutritional value, unlike the white rice we are used to.
Introducing the local healthy snacks that we enjoyed to our kids…read how you can add another ‘wowzer’ to our already sweet sugarcane.
Introducing your super guide to weaning baby with homemade meals. Get all the tips and information that will help you to successfully get your baby to enjoy mealtime plus bonus recipes that will usher in a lifetime of enjoying Nigerian meals.
If you know only yamarita, then get in here and make ‘Potarita’ for your kids. This one comes loaded with extra nutrition.
Looking for a kid-friendly and delicious treat to make quickly for the kids? Try this sugar-free muffins filled with banana goodness and raisins which lends to its sweetness.
Read why you should offer water to your child above every other drink and join in the giveaway fun for your child, niece, cousin or anyone you want to encourage to drink water.
Do you want your child to be a superhero? Then, don’t waste time to make this Carrot and Liver Sauce, which is a nutritious blood tonic that is easy to make.
Find out why your baby has refused to eat that yummy delicious puree, pap or cereal that you made and get more tips and infos to help you as you start that weaning.
Add sweet raisins and coconut to rice for the kids or the whole family. The combination?…I will leave you to give your verdict again after you have made it.
Do you want a simple, fast and delicious sauce to go with some boiled yam or plantain? Make this mango sauce for a difference.
Learn how to turn your dates into a lovely smooth paste that can be used to sweeten your your foods including baby food. Find out the nutrition in dates too.
Want a new way to try yam in your house? Yam bolognese is easy to make and is deliciously irresistible for your kids too.
Thinking of fruits to get for your child’s lunchbox? Look in here and have them sorted for every day of the week. Remember fruits are essential for the growth and development.
These finger food dips are so local that you wont find it difficult making them up or twisting it to your child’s taste if you want.
Your leftovers can quickly be made into another meal for your child’s lunchbox or a delicious dinner for the whole family.
Make use of those overripe mangoes. These popsicles are a great and more nutritious substitute for those sugary stuff you buy for the kids.
Ditch the traditional wrapper and made Agidi/Eko look interesting and easy to eat for your toddler and kids. Make lunchbox-friendly Agidi/Eko Jellos.
Still thinking there are no enough ways to make couscous? Try this delicious version with apple for your toddler and school kids, as well as the whole family.
Get in here and fry plantains (a.k.a. Dodo) for the kids as deliciously fragrant finger food. This is one yummy alternative to chips that they will enjoy.
Have you tried adding avocado to that ketchup you serve your child? It makes it more nutritious and bet me, they will not know the difference. Don’t hesitate to join them and enjoy too.
Make delicious okro and ogbono soup with just the basic ingredients that you can always find. It is a family soup that is loved by both children and adults.
Get this yam pottage and mash made with just carrots and bell pepper. A yummy recipe for babies as well as the whole family.
Watch the video on how to make baby’s brown pap,which is the most popular and sought after recipe on Mummy’s Yum. Pap is a Nigerian food that babies are first introduced to from 6 months.
Try adding plantains to minced meat for an overly delicious meatballs that the kids won’t resist. Get and watch how to make it.
Anyu, elegede, kabaiwa are the names that we know this nutritional food as. Make it as a weaning food for your baby.
A healthier and homemade finger food that you can always give your toddler to nibble on. Learn how to quickly make this.
Even gadgets can’t stop you from making these yummy cookies for the kids. Learn how i make it and tips on alternatives to cookie cutters.
Beef contains essential nutrients that helps in proper brain development for growing babies. Making it into a puree is a very good way of feeding it to babies from 6 months.
Find out about smoothie for kids and also make this fruit, vegetable and protein combination for them as a treat.
Do you see noodles as a meal you can make for your child? Do you have anything against it? How do you make it for your child?
Turn your leftover sunday white rice and plain beans into delicious local combo for the kids lunchbox.
This tasty yam puree is one of the ways to feed baby right with simple Nigerian food staples. Give baby a taste of it infused with vegetable and fruit as a first food.
Wraps are good for the lunchbox especially with nutritious ingredients to boost your child’s brainpower for the day. Make this easy salad wrap in a jiffy.
Watch how to wrap your shawarma bread without any leaks. It comes in handy for your child’s lunchbox meals.
Take breakfast porridge oats to another level for the kids with this coconutty and fruit infusion. Oats porridge with a different taste.
Bananas brown easily once peeled, mashed or pureed but you can prevent it. Find out simple ways to do so here.
You don’t need to add any sugar or honey for your kids to enjoy this akara pancake. A perfectly healthy finger food for toddlers and lunchbox idea for the kids.
Adding green vegetables to pancakes doesn’t change the sweetness one bit but still adds more nutrition. Make this yummy one for the family.
The difference between this and that jar of baby food you bought from the shop is taste and freshness. If you doubt me, compare the two after making this and i bet you your baby will not touch your ‘posh’ jar 🙂
Have you got some over-ripe bananas? Then get cooking a banana pancake for the kids hearty breakfast today.
The sweetness of plantains and added vegetables makes this puff puffs a must try for kids. This is yet another way to use up your plantains.
Minced Meat Ogbono Soup is a great way to get your kids to eat up all their meat.
Kids don’t care much for cooked food during parties, holidays and festivities as much as they do snacks and keeping some handy makes all the difference and fun for them. Check these ones out.
Your baby cannot reject this plantain meal made with other nutritious and readily available ingredients. This puree is simple to make and can be made and frozen in batches for your baby.
Reduce your child’s coughing, catarrh and cold with this soothing mix of ingredients that you have in your kitchen.
Irish Potato Fish Pottage bursting with flavour and colours, one of the attractions for kids when eating. A colourful plate also connotes a healthy meal and that’s why we should always try and colour the kids plates with different vegetables. With lots of fish, a good source of protein and ripe plantain added to this […]
Make pancakes with carrots and oats for the kids. They are very, tasty, healthier and more filling than regular flour pancakes.
Do you have a child that loves eating cakes? Make these plantains muffins and they won’t know the difference.
Make egg stew with added vegetables that the kids will not be able to pick out. Trust me, the veggies blend well in this stew.
Watch me debone the fish perfectly to add to this curry couscous for kids. It is very important to debone fish before adding to kids meal because of choking hazards.
November 14 of every year is globally recognised as ‘World Diabetes Day’ and it is aimed at creating awareness on the rising cases of diabetes around the world. I came to know most things about diabetes at a very young age because someone close to me suffered from it…my Mum, and i was involved in […]
Find out some of the foods that your baby is not yet ready for to avoid harm and allergies.
Take a peep and see what’s inside these balls and you know what? Make it with leftovers.
This simple recipe does not require much to give your baby a delicious & nutritious lunch or dinner.
Do you know your leftover white rice or bulgur can be turned into an amazing meal for the kids? Take a look at this.
What is your answer to the question? Find out what others are saying too about Nigerian food.
Turn noodles into balls for your toddler mixing it with calcium-rich sardine, which helps in the development of strong bones and teeth.
Find out the combinations that gives your child all the necessary nutrients for proper growth and development.
Kids love spaghetti and this bolognese sauce with scent leaves flavour is a must cook. Try it and give your feedback.
Baby can eat beans too, so why not try this beans and potato mash meal.
How do you make your sandwich? Try this one filled with yummy goodness for the kids lunchbox.
Don’t hack your brain. Get easy ideas to pack in your child’s lunchbox everyday.
Don’t let oven and blender keep you from making your breadcrumbs and making variety of meals for your kids.
This toast will get the kids giggling over breakfast. Get your cookie cutter shapes out and let the fun begin.
Get ready for the school term with these simple tips in mind to help you give your child a healthy start.
Carrot is the new tomatoes now. Let’s make egg sauce with just carrots here.
Just like ice-cream, the kids will want to taste more of this milky pawpaw pudding.
What child will resist this delicious pasta cooked in thick tomato sauce? It will make a good lunch or dinner and can also be packed as a school lunch too.
Pawpaw Puree helps with digestion for babies and is also rich with folates, as well as vitamins A, C & E.
Make easy pizza at home for breakfast without kneading any flour or dough.
Make healthy kid-friendly cookies for your little one with just banana and oats.
Lumpy mashes like this is good for babies from 9 months and encourages them baby to get used to family food faster.