This is a quick meal to make for the kids if you’ve got all the three ingredients at hand, call it a leftover makeover.
Make plantain porridge for your baby. Ripe plantain puree with vegetables is nutritious and delicious for little tummies.
Make your own delicious fruit yogurt at home for children, not just babies.
Tired of bread for breakfast? Try this healthy cake option for the kids
Learn this easy way to use your dry fish crumbs for baby’s meal.
Make this puree for baby without lighting any matches, so it is a suitable on-the-go food for baby.
Your 8 months old baby can enjoy this soup too and the meat is so easy to chew for younger ones.
Check out how good cow liver is for babies and add it to their puree.
Make this fruity lollies for the kids to quench their thirst.
Minced meat and beans can go together as a lovely sauce for your children’s plantain and yam.
Make this easy zobo for the kids with my cheat method.
Use any one or a combination of these spices to make delicious breakfast fried eggs for your kids.
Make this delicious chips with sweet potato for your kids instead of the regular ones.
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 […]
Don’t let your leftover cooked yam waste away. Make some cheesy delicious Yam and Corn Fritters for the kids to go to school with.
The most popular seven simple steps to making brown pap. It is always cheaper and more hygienic making it yourself.
This beef curry stew is so easy to make and will make a difference from the regular tomato stew.
This noodles is full of nutritionally rich accompaniments and makes a good, healthy kid-friendly meal to serve.
Get your sandwich toaster out and make the kids a simple, filling breakfast or lunchbox toastie.
Get different ways to add avocado to your baby’s food. Avocados are packed full of healthy nutrients that is good for the development of children.
Stuck on what to put in the lunchbox? Stuck on healthier stuff your toddler can snack on? Get in here and ‘yamify’
Here’s another perfect way to use up your ripe plantains instead of frying them.
Soyabeans doesn’t taste so nice but you can make it otherwise with this simple recipe.
Do you know how good fish is for your growing child? Read and make this yummy recipe too.
Make fast food chicken nuggets yourself at home for your kids.
Make moimoi in a different way, so that the kids can always look forward to it.
Yam, sweet potato and chicken combo can be made for bigger kids as well as be made into a puree for baby.
When last did you make this simple sandwich for your kids?
Let the kids have fun moulding their own balls.
Make akara for big and little hands. See how i make mine to look well rounded without soaking oil.
Nigerian yam can be made to be enjoyed by kids, both big and small. These crispy yam bites are the right size to pop into the mouth.
The taste of this Fish and Ugu Creamy Spaghetti is much better than the bland store-bought baby food. Try it for your baby.
Beans is not a boring food. Make this coconutty beans that your child won’t resist.
This yummy frittata will make a filling and nourishing breakfast, while ensuring food is not wasted.
Turn watermelons into slushie goodness and have the kids cool off the hot weather with each scoop.
When the weather is hot, a cool smoothie will definitely be a better option to give the kids than fizzy drinks.
Add this protein, vegetable and fruity combination to your baby’s weaning food list. It can be pureed smoothly for younger babies and a coarse one for the older babies.
How i fry my eggs moist and also hide veggies in it for my picky eater.
Rice pudding is one of the first homemade solid foods that I introduced to my babies. I loved making this pudding because rice is always available and you cannot go wrong with it.
This corned beef sauce is that saver recipe that will keep the family thankful for your kitchen ingenuity to whip up something good in the shortest possible time.
A refreshing and delicious way of enjoying milk, banana milkshake is so easy that even your kids can make it themselves just as they make their other beverages.
Don’t allow the absence of cocoyam make your family not to eat onugbu soup. Try this plantain alternative and get hooked like me.
Your baby can actually join the family to eat beans and sweetcorn porridge by making this puree’d version.
If you don’t want fry-fry stew, then try this method.
Thinking of an easy kid’s breakfast, then try this sausage bread rolls.
Your child will never stop wanting this cornmeal porridge after the first try or taste.
Make chinchin that the kids and everyone, even grandpa and grandma will enjoy because it is not jawbreaking.
Make this filling finger food snack and watch your toddler nibble away.
Learn to cook noodles to come out just like moi moi. It is handy for kids.
You don’t have to add sugar to make pancakes sweet for your child. Try this version instead.
Ditch tomatoes and use carrots to make a sauce. That’s another way to hide or disguise vegetables for the kiddos.
Who said your baby cannot ‘chop’ eba and soup? Baby’s okro soup is just as it said, a baby version of our Nigerian okro soup with all the nutritious ingredients that your baby needs minus the ones that are not for them yet.
The best way for the kids and everyone to enjoy porridge oats in hot weather, apart from being a morning saver.
This was a favourite breakfast growing up then, because it was always easy for mum to make in the morning for everyone.
Another way to make beans enjoyable for the kids is to add sweetness to it, just like this.
A simple no-cook fruit puree to add to your baby’s first meal. You can also use it to sweeten other foods like avocado for your baby.
Make this simple puree to start off your baby with solids.
Takeaway at home for the kids without stepping out of the house. These seasoned homemade chips are not the same as the store-bought ones because this one is definitely sweeter.
Fish…fish…fish is always a good nutrition for baby and children, even we adults. Make the most of it in this simple meal idea.
If you are one of those that throw away your fish frame (that skeleton and flesh cut off to get your fish fillets), then stop. Do you leave it for the fishmongers? Pack your bones in another bag, take it home and make use of it in these ways. Make a delicious cooking stock – […]
Do you have a peanut butter lover in the house?Add it to their pancakes.
Canned fish can come to the rescue when it is not convenient to dash to market for fresh ones. Try Tuna as a sauce for yam and plantain.
I call it ‘roulade’ meaning a dish of filled rolled meat or pastry…in this case meat-filled rolled pastry. Our traditional Nigerian meatpie has its signature shape too, but making it in this form was an idea from a children’s TV cooking programme. They were making an Apple Dapper, while I was preparing to make some meat […]
Drink garri in a posh way. make for the kids to enjoy in a healthier way. Our Nigerian garri as a breakfast or snack option that the family will love.
This is one of the very first and best purees that your baby can take from 6 months.
Get double ways to add healthy fruit and vegetable to your kids meal, even ice lollies are not spared from going green.
Simple practices to teach your child in order to be a healthy, cheerful and confident one.
Switch up the taste of pancakes by adding coconut milk and spices just like in this recipe.
Carrot and red pepper sauce with a difference. Try this perfectly healthy broth for the family…it is not just stew for rice.
Is your child tired of sandwiches? Then make it a roll and lighten it up beautifully like this one.
Here’s what i used some of of all that vegetable meatballs i made for. Your picky eater will finish this fast.
Hide vegetables in meatballs just like this for fussy eaters.
Disguise beans to look like another local delicacy and as well reduce the stomach discomfort that sometimes comes with eating it.
Try this easy alternative to bread and get the kids enjoy a good breakfast.
Make this delicious mash not only for babies but for the whole family.
Something sweet in the fish… Simple sandwiches can be very easy to make up in the morning for the kids lunchboxes. Pack it up along with some fruits and drinks and you will have a filling meal to fill up those tummies before they get back home. Canned Tuna is one fish i am sure […]
When there is no beef to add to the rice, us corned beef to add taste. Try this jollof rice as one of the lunchbox meals for your child.
Are you a new mum? This is a simple guide on starting to prepare homemade wholesome & healthy foods for your baby.
Okay chill, there is actually no dog in this combo, in case you don’t like dog meat…I heard it is delicious, by the way. It is your good old sausage boiled or grilled and sandwiched in an oblong bread bun. It is equally not hot because by the time you finish the preparation, it will […]
Learn why egg yolk is best for kids and how to perfectly make it into a custard for babies and kids.
Cheerios is not just a cereal. Use it in place of breadcrumbs and make this lovely fish cakes for your kids.
Cowleg with all the marrows filled with calcium for kids makes this soup a must cook.
No stew for your leftover white rice? Turn it into a quick and delicious fried rice that will get your family smiling.
What do you think about making a pottage (or porridge) for the kids with sweet potato instead of yam for a difference? Sounds good, right? It also tastes good and you know what else…it is very nutritious too.
Breadcrumb is one of the essential ingredients that you should have in your kitchen. You can read up how to make your own breadcrumbs rather than getting the store-bought ones which may have additional artificial ingredients and preservatives. Cooking with breadcrumbs will feature often in Mummy’s Yum, so watch out for recipes or better still, get […]
I am making fritters with fresh corn and you can make it too for your family. So, fresh corn season should be a time to enjoy new things.
That old bread on your counter is not useless. You can turn it into breadcrumbs or make this yummy french toast for the kids.
A simple and easy quick-fix dinner that you can whip up without too many ingredients.
Learn how to make akara with rice and bananas for a difference. That’s another yummy akara recipe from our African brother or sister.
Get the kids ‘yamified’ with their choice of sides. Make pancakes with yam for a difference.
Forget the cutlery and eat just like cupcakes. A creative way to make noodles for the kids.
I always like making a bowl of cereal or porridge for the kids as breakfast. It is always handy, fast and easy to make. As for oats, it is also filling and contains fibre, which helps to reduce the risk of constipation for kids. I have also read that oats helps to boost the kids […]
If you are low on budget or want to make jollof rice “sharp sharp” without compromising on nutrition for your child, then try this.
Boomshashaa…that’s one kids’ favourite noodle advert. Make noodle balls with vegetables, fish and a honey pepper sauce dip… yummy and nutritious.
Try this easy way to make eggs with your child’s favorite vegetables and see their delight…mine finished hers and she gave it a name…”pie”
Try this family stew that will get everybody licking their plates. Palm oil tomato-herb stew is a local delicacy for your sunday rice.
Get your toddler learn how to feed his or herself with this kid-friendly okro soup version because there is no bones and big chunks to deter them.
Make this delicious wings for the kids with a combination of honey, bbq and ketchup sauce…fingerlicking i promise you.
A mix of chicken and fruits makes this delicious wrap a winner for kids and great for their lunchbox.
Learn my frying method of enhancing flavours in this recipe.