Preparing food for your baby with love!

Happy Sallah everyone hope you are all enjoying your weekend! Well these past few weeks we have talked alot about breast feeding and baby food  and for many new mothers, after months of feeding baby breast milk or formula, they look forward to introducing baby to other foods. Apart from the pre-packed baby food there is often a dilemma as to what exactly we can give babies once they are ready to be introduced to the world of solids and semi-solids. Every Mummy wants to make sure that while your meeting your career goals your little ones are getting amazing […]

Continue Reading

Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo : Helping fussy eaters with August Secrets

Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo is the founder of August Secrets, an online healthy baby and toddler food solutions company. Many mothers of young children have embraced Toyin’s philosophy of feeding babies with healthy foods creatively. This young entrepreneur is very driven and has made a name for herself in children food nutrition. Lets find out a bit about this inspiring woman. Toyin tell us a bit  about yourself My name is Toyin Onigbanjo, Founder of Augustsecrets Nigeria, a growing Nigerian company that makes creative baby & toddler meals & recipes from Nigerian foods.I have a Master Degree in Public & International Affairs […]

Continue Reading

Gina Umoru of Noa Noa Foods: Making Baby food with heart!

Gina is an Abuja based Mom of two and a trained chef. She is also the founder of NoaNoa, a local baby food company.  NoaNoa has a range of puréed food which are hygienically packed as well as Veggie Powders, thus making healthy baby nutrition easy.  She shares her inspiring story with us.  Hello Gina, please tell us about your self Well, I am currently a chef and recipe developer at NoaNoa Foods, before that, I did a brief stint at a bank. After I had my son, the idea dropped in my spirit to start making puréed food and […]

Continue Reading

The Richer Woman: A Book Review

The Richer woman… When I saw the title of the book I knew it would not be a strictly finance book, for true riches can never consist of mere financial gain. While it is true that most of us  want money, what we desire even more than money is to be happy and fulfilled in our calling. The writer of this book “Omilola Oshikoya”  realised this and in her book tried to shed light on why she was so insecure and so crazy about being financially rich no matter what. She also writes about how she almost jeopardises the love of […]

Continue Reading

Hidden Figures: 9 Lessons I learnt from the movie

Over the weekend I went to watch the movie “Hidden Figures” with some members of a book club I belong to and I enjoyed it thoroughly! Hidden Figures is a movie based on the historical novel by “Margot Lee Shetterly” (which I have to read!)  . It tells the amazing story of three African American women;  Katherine Goble (played by Taraji P. Henson)  , Mary Jackson ( played by Janelle Monae) and Dorothy Vaughn (played by Octavia Spencer) who worked as mathematicians in NASA  in the 1960s and had to deal with the double bias of being women and being […]

Continue Reading

Ozoz Sokoh- The Kitchen Butterfly

Ozoz Sokoh fell in love with food at the age of 9 and since then she hasn’t looked back. I remember finding her blog with a recipe for agbalumo chutney, as a huge agbalumo (udara, African star apple) lover I was enraptured. Through the “New Nigerian Kitchen” this woman is one of the chefs who are redefining Nigerian cuisine , one platter at a time. Ozoz, please tell us a little about yourself  I was born and raised in Warri and Port Harcourt, kind of middle child, went to two primary schools, two secondary and two universities for different reasons. Two […]

Continue Reading

Planning your Child’s Lunchbox

Every day millions of children around the country take lunch or some snacks to school. Many times many mothers are left confused so to how they can create healthy options for their children. Though it’s easier to get pre-packaged food and snacks, these options though convenient are barely ever healthy options. Read on for a few tips to make healthy and tasty treats for your child’s school lunch. Plan ahead: Try having a list of at least 10 different lunches you can pack each day and if possible include on your meal planner that way you won’t need to struggle […]

Continue Reading