Nigerian School Lunch Timetable For 4 Weeks

Do you have a Nigerian school lunch timetable for your kids?

You see, there is nothing as stressful as trying to figure out what to put in your child’s school lunchbox every morning.

Indeed, this is true, especially if you live in Nigeria where we focus on very few healthy foods.

And I don’t know if it’s just me, but time seems to tick fastest in the mornings; making thinking about what to pack on the spot cause unnecessary delay, stress, confusion, and lateness to school.

As a result, I have put together this highly nutritious and easy to make Nigerian School Lunch Timetable covering 4 weeks of school. Yes! One whole month.

This means that by the time you are done reading this article, you would have gotten 20 Nigerian school lunch ideas in your timetable.

You are welcome to copy some or better still, all!


MONDAY: Water, rice, and stew (could be leftovers from Sunday lunch) with fruit, snack, and juice.

TUESDAY: Water, sweet potato with egg sauce, fruit, snack, and juice.

WEDNESDAY:  Water, yam porridge with fish, fruit, snack, and juice.

THURSDAY: Water, Jollof spaghetti with plantain, one boiled egg, a fruit, snack, and juice.

FRIDAY: Water, Noodles with poached eggs and fruit, a snack and juice. Since schools close early on Fridays, you can choose to skip the snack and juice.


MONDAY: Water, Beans, and pasta with stew, protein, a snack, fruit, and juice.

TUESDAY: Irish potato (Fries) with ketchup and scrambled eggs. A fruit, snack, juice and drinking water.

WEDNESDAY: Fried rice, a grilled sausage (Protein), snack, water, and juice.

THURSDAY: Plantain (boiled or fried) with scrambled eggs, fruit or vegetable, snack, water.

FRIDAY: Spaghetti and meatballs, fruit, snack and maybe juice.

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MONDAY: Leftovers Sunday rice, could be fried rice, Jollof rice, rice and stew, rice with sauce and so on. Heat and pack with fruit, some protein, and a snack.

TUESDAY: Plantain with egg stew, some protein, fruit, snack, juice, and water.

WEDNESDAY: Boiled yam with stew, proteins, fruit, snack, and water.

THURSDAY: Fried plantains and beans porridge with proteins, snacks, water, and juice.

FRIDAY: Noodles and stew with proteins, fruit, snack, and water.


MONDAY: Sunday leftover rice, macaroni or spaghetti; protein, fruit, snack and drinking water.

TUESDAY: Boiled with egg sauce, snack, fruit or vegetable, water.

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WEDNESDAY: Noodles with boiled egg and fruits, snacks, juice, and water.

THURSDAY: Fried rice, protein, fruit, snack and water.

FRIDAY: Jollof macaroni with vegetables, protein Snack, drink.

Feel free to tweak, swap or repeat as your mood and your child’s preferences dictate.

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