Who creates Yum by Mum recipes?
All meals are created by Carla and Antonia, the proud Mummys and Founders of Yum by Mum, based on their experience and what they feed our own children. All of our recipes are created in line with professional guidelines on what to introduce to your children and when, whilst helping them to explore new flavours and age appropriate textures. All meals are made without added salt, sugar or preservatives.
Who creates Yum by Mum meals and how are they prepared?
Carla and Antonia work with a team of qualified chefs in an approved commercial kitchen, which works in accordance with HACCP. All meals are prepared, cooked and package in Dubai. We partner with Mastercook LLC, a provider of children’s meal for leading schools across Dubai and a Gary Rhodes school meal partner. Meals are shipped cold, never frozen, directly to your door within hours of being made.
What if my child has a food allergy?
We recommend that you closely review meal descriptions and ingredients if your child has a food allergy. Within our subscription site, all meals include full ingredient lists. All of our meal labelling also includes full ingredient lists. Please note that all of our meals are made in a facility free of peanuts and tree nuts. The facility does contain milk, soy, eggs, wheat and fish. If your child has an allergy to any of these ingredients, Yum by Mum may not be the provider for you.
What do Yum by Mum meals consist of?
Yum by Mum meals use only the best ingredients and highest quality produce, meats, fish, poultry and grains. Organic whenever possible, all meals are created by Carla and Antonia in collaboration with our team of chefs to ensure children are receiving meals that are both nutritious and delicious. All meals are made without added salt, sugar or preservatives.
How long can I keep a Yum by Mum meal in the refrigerator?
Our meals can stay in your fridge, ready to eat for two days for baby food and 3 days for toddler meals. All meals can be frozen for up to 4 weeks. If you do decide to freeze our food, please ensure you use freezer safe containers and that your freezer has a temperature below 0° F (-18° C).
Do you offer vegetarian options?
At the moment, we only have a vegetarian option for Baby Stage 1.
Do you offer gluten-free options?
We do have gluten free dishes, however we do not offer a gluten free meal plan at this time. Please note, while our gluten-free recipes are completely gluten-free, all of our ingredients are processed in the same facility, so if your child has a severe gluten allergy, Yum by Mum may not be the right option for you.
Are your meals delivered frozen?
All of our meals are delivered cold, but never frozen. Once your meals are prepared and cooked, they are immediately packaged, cooled and refrigerated ready to deliver to you. Once your meals arrive, they stay fresh for two days for baby food and 3 days for toddler meals in the refrigerator and can be frozen on the same day, for up to 4 weeks.
Are your ingredients organic?
All of our ingredients are organic whenever possible. We take great effort to ensure our produce is from HACCP approved providers and all of our meats are all-natural and antibiotic-free. We cannot guarantee that 100% of our meals are organic.
Are your containers microwave and/or oven safe? How do I prepare my meals?
For our baby meals, our puree containers and lids are not microwave and oven safe. If you are planning to heat, please transfer the purees to a heat-safe container for warming or stand in a bowl of warm water to heat gently. Refer to the label on your puree container for heating instructions. For our toddler meal trays are microwavable and oven safe. Please remove the seal prior to heating. Refer to the label on your meal for heating instructions.
Are Yum by Mum meals safe to consume past their consume by date?
All our meals are perishable and must be refrigerated immediately. Meals should not be consumed past their consume by date.