Category: Infant & Toddler Nutrition

Celebrating and Reflecting on the International Workers’ Day

Today, the international workers’ day, is a holiday in many parts of the world. It is only right to take the time to celebrate all […]

Dad’s Nutrition and Health Can Affect Health of Baby Too

It is well known that the health of a mother before conception and during pregnancy affects the health outcome of the baby. A mother who […]

Do You Need To Eat For Two During Pregnancy?

Do you need to eat for two during pregnancy? Many times, you hear pregnant women say “you know I’m eating for two…” but is this […]

Improving Your Toddler’s Nutrition: A Quick Chat with a Senior Nutrition Officer

I had a quick chat with the Senior Nutrition Officer at the General Hospital, Ifako Ijaiye in Lagos, Mrs. Tope Sikiru. She is also the […]

6 Reasons Your Infants May Not be Getting Enough Nutrients

Did you know that only about 10% of Nigerian children are fed according to the recommended infant and young child feeding practices? Did you also […]

Plantain Mosa (Plantain Fritters) Using Unripe Plantain Flour

I have here a Plantain Mosa/Plantain Fritters recipe using unripe plantain flour as a replacement for white flour in the recipe. In most Mosa recipes, […]

Akara-Ojojo Snack: Finger Food for your Family

This finger food creation – Akara-Ojojo Snack –  was accidental. I was going to make some Akara on a Saturday morning using  processed beans flour […]

3 Simple Ways to Eat Your Banana and Pawpaw Fruits

Banana and Pawpaw are tropical fruits grown in Nigeria. Banana is well known for its high potassium content. It is also rich in Vitamin C, […]

World Breastfeeding Week 2017 Message

August 1-7 is the week dedicated to celebrating the world breastfeeding week. On the first, I was at Amuwo Odofin Maternal and Child Centre to […]

Ewedu – Jew’s Mallow or Jute Leaves

Ewedu, Jew’s Mallow soup, is often eaten with Amala and tomato/pepper stew (Omi Obe). Other variants of this would be to add the Gbegiri soup. […]

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