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Fun and Delicious African Lunch Ideas for Kids

The new school year is upon us! Backpacks are prepped, notebooks are pristine, and excitement fills the air. But amidst the new schedules and early mornings, one question looms: what to pack in the lunchbox? Remember those days of sad, soggy sandwiches and wilted fruit? We've all been there. This year, ditch the lunchbox blues and opt for a world of flavors with a back-to-school African food fiesta! Imagine the look on your child's face when they open their lunchbox to find: Akarapancake Stacks:These fluffy Nigerian pancakes, made with beans, are packed with protein and taste incredible drizzled with honey or sprinkled with cinnamon sugar. They're the perfect sweet and satisfying way to start the day. Drop Donut Delights: These...

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Spice Up Your Easter Feast: Try These African-Inspired Menu Ideas!

Easter is just around the corner! Guess you know what that means. Time for a delicious family feast! Yes, we know bunny cakes are a regular but you should try something new this season. Why not celebrate Easter the African way with vibrant spices, delicious rice, and sweet treats that will have your taste buds do a happy dance? Here are some menu ideas that will spice your Easter celebration, making it an unforgettable experience. Jollof Rice No Easter celebration is complete without the legendary jollof rice! The rich tomato base and aromatic blend of spices will have everyone digging in for seconds (and thirds!). You can pair jollof rice with salad, grilled chicken or fish. For that zesty touch,...

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Celebrate Fall with Pumpkin Spice Puff Puff

Fall is right around the corner. Can you feel the gradual change in season? The trees are teasing me with an appetizer of their magnificent display of autumn hues - I can’t wait for the main course. Have you spotted any green leaves shifting to blazing yellow or burnt orange? It is a thrill to catch the first volunteer leaves parachuting from their mother tree. I hope you are enjoying the little magical moments that happen all around us. What makes you fall in love with fall? I love going outside in the morning to breathe in the sweet autumn air; it is crispy and cool with refreshing hints of fir trees and fallen apples. In African culture, food is...

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