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KIDS MEAL IDEAS

written by Yvette September 5, 2019
KIDS MEAL IDEAS

As moms, dads, aunties, uncles, caretakers, etc we all struggle with healthy meal options for our little ones. Don’t get me started on what a nightmare it is, when you go through the trouble of cooking a good meal and have your toddler spit it all out or refuse to eat it. It’s the worst! Store bought meals aren’t always ideal or liked by every child and so home cooked meals are usually my go to for my daughters. Even if you have a picky eater, at least you still have a wide range of options to choose from. Below are a few of my favourite breakfast, lunch and snack ideas and yes I usually make them all from scratch!

  • BREAKFAST
  • Brown rice porridge with banana/any fruit and butter
  • Oats, carrots and banana with milk
  • Irish potatoes with milk
  • Irish potatoes, egg yolk and milk with butter
  • Oats, butter and egg yolk
  • Millet porridge with groundnut and dates plus milk
  • Brown rice cooked in coconut milk with dates
  • Maize kooko with banana and milk
  • Maize kooko with egg yolk and milk
  • Maize kooko with fish powder and milk
  • Maize Kooko and cheese with dates
  • Wheat and protein powder with milk
  • Tom brown in coconut milk with dates
  • Tigernut milk and brown rice porridge with dates and milk
  • Brown rice, peanut butter and milk
  • Oats, chia seeds powder, peanut butter and almond milk
  • Yellow corn and carrots porridge with almond milk and dates
  • Millet porridge with banana and milk
  • Semolina with apple sauce and milk
  • Semolina with banana, carrot and milk
  • LUNCH/DINNER
  •  Spinach rice cooked in butter with chicken sauce
  • Kontomire with flaked smoke fish and ripe plantain
  • Coconut oil Beans stew with spinach and brown rice
  • Wheat/ Oats banku and ayoyo soup infused with dawadawa
  • Brown rice and egg sauce
  • Sweet potatoes mpotompotor with flaked fish cooked with palm oil
  • Whole wheat spaghetti cooked in minced meat sauce with melted cheese aka bolognese
  • Sweet potatoes with mixed veggies and shredded chicken
  • Potatoes with veggies cooked in unsalted butter with chicken/egg
  • Sweet potatoes mpotompotor with liver
  •  Semolina swallow with palm nut soup
  • Brown rice banku with groundnut soup
  • Tumeric vegetable rice with chicken
  • Irish potatoes cooked in coconut milk with veggies
  • Minced meat jollof with potatoes salad
  •  SNACK IDEAS
  •  frozen banana blended with almond milk and peanut butter smoothie
  • mash kenkey, milk, banana and peanut butter
  • banana and wheat flour pancake
  • mashed sweet potatoes with melted cheese and fried in coconut oil
  • carrot energy balls ( carrots with dates and oats powder blended and formed in small balls)
  • breadcake (bread soaked in milk, honey and whisked eggs then fried)
  • oats flour pancake with chocolate spread
  • fruit khebabs
  • egg muffins
  • banana muffins
  • vegetable koose
  • bread with egg and mayonnaise spread
  • bread with tuna and butter spread
  • potato frittata
  •  chicken wrap
  •  yam balls
  •  fish balls

Just incase you’re concerned about butter being bad for kids, kindly google the benefits for kids and thank me later. Kindly find out the dietary needs, allergies and age of your kids before starting any of these meals. Enjoy!

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3 comments

Nkansa September 6, 2019 - 11:02 pm

Yvette the great teacher ! You do all ??????

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Ama Appiah October 21, 2019 - 11:15 am

Yvette bring out the various recipes so we can easily follow and prepare ?

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Ofeibea Akoto December 10, 2019 - 7:20 am

Please bring out the recipes to follow

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