Nutrition

Yaji spiced olives

Recipe Of The Week – Yaji Spiced Olives

Hi Mums! Our recipe of the week is Yaji Spiced Olives. Why olives? Olives are a great source of Iron which help with haemoglobin formation, they also help with stomach ulcers, cardiovascular health and are a great antioxidant. This explains why almost every restaurant Lagos, serves olives with their salad or as a side in…

healthy food

Child Nutrition Part 4 – Healthy Food for Optimal Nutrition

I am sure that after learning all of the previous information regarding nutrition and how important it is for your child, you are wondering how you can go about making sure that you are providing your child with these nutrients. As mentioned before, there are many people who are completely unaware of what foods contain…

Light Fish Stew

Recipe Of The Week – Light Fish Stew (Imoyo)

Hi Mums! Our recipe of the week is Light Fish Stew. This dish is also called Imoyo in Lagos. It is delicious, different and easy to prepare. The flavor of the caramelized onions and the pre-cooked tomato, pepper and onion mix makes so much difference to the taste of this stew. You can pair this…

Child Nutrition Part 2: Here Are Some Nutrients Children Are Commonly Missing

Children need a balanced diet to grow healthy, but many times parents struggle with serving their children the type of nutritious meals they need. Here are some nutrients children are commonly missing. Lack of these can lead to various healthy challenges. Commonly Overlooked Nutrients Many people, especially doctors and other in the medical field, would…

Akara Fish Tempura

Recipe Of The Week – Akara Fish Tempura

Hi Mums, our recipe of the week is Akara Fish Tempura. It’s a pleasing, easy to cook substitute for our familiar Akara (Bean cake). Akara is a popular Nigerian snack made with beans, also known as bean cakes, bean-balls or bean fritas, however, this recipe is infused with eggs and fish fillet. You can always…

banga soup

Recipe Of The Week – Banga Soup (Delta Version)

Hi Mums! Our recipe of the week is Banga soup. It is native to the Niger Delta and the South Eastern parts of Nigeria. Traditionally Banga soup is made with fresh ingredients in several varieties. Fresh, smoked, shell fish etc. Yes, you can make it with meat, but it truly is not the same. The flavour of…

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