Annabel Karmel - Author

About the Author

Annabel Karmel MBE, a busy working mother of three, is the leading author on cooking for children and families and has written over 20 bestselling books, including New Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner and Complete First Year Planner. She regularly writes for parenting magazines including Mother and Baby. Annabel is an expert in devising tasty and nutritious meals and has her own range of food available in supermarkets.

Featured books by Annabel Karmel

Quick and Easy Weaning

Quick and Easy Weaning

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/06/2014

Weaning your baby can be a tricky milestone for any parent, but with her years of experience and wealth of expertise, Annabel Karmel is on hand to help. In her new book, Quick and Easy Weaning, Annabel aims to take the stress out of your baby's transition to solid food, guiding you through the weaning process step-by-step, from your baby's very first puree to introducing more complex flavours and textures. Featuring 100 delicious recipes, including tasty purees such as Baked Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash, first tastes of grown-up foods like My First Beef Bolognese, and nutritious sweet treats like Pear, Apple and Blueberry Crumble, Annabel makes it easy for you to give your child the very best start in life. All Annabel's recipes are developed with busy parents in mind, to be simple and quick to prepare as well as packed full of nutrition, to keep your baby happy and healthy.

Annabel's Family Cookbook

Annabel's Family Cookbook

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/03/2014

Bestselling children's cookery writer and mum of three, Annabel knows how tricky it can be to find food the whole family can enjoy together. Too often, busy mums have to make one meal for the kids and then another for adults. In her beautiful new cookbook, Annabel offers no-fuss, tasty recipes for all mealtimes that will get everyone around the table at the same time - whether they be 2 years old or twenty. Weeknights can be busy, so Annabel includes both her favourite 'fast' recipes, which take no more than 30 minutes to prep and cook, as well as lots of her easy-to-make 'everyday' ideas and 'light meals, snacks and lunchboxes' - all simple recipes using few, easy-to-find ingredients but packed with flavour. For families, weekends might be more relaxed but they are still action-packed. Annabel offers her foolproof 'prep ahead' recipes, which can be stored in your freezer or fridge as well as her 'weekend' dishes, which are ideal for leisurely brunches, big family Sunday lunches or a relaxed supper with friends. You can try Annabel's delicious granola and simple pancakes or her mouth-watering Veggie Fusilli, which will tempt even the fussiest little eaters. Annabel's Steak with Tarragon and Mushroom Sauce, Moroccan Lamb Tagine and Squash and Pea and Sage Risotto are dinner-party winners, while her Chocolate and Coffee Cake is perfect for afternoon tea. Annabel has included many of her best-loved favourites here too, such as Chicken Karmel, Nasi Goreng and Best-ever Banana Cake.

Other books by Annabel Karmel

Weaning New Edition - What to Feed, When to Feed and How to Feed your Baby

Weaning New Edition - What to Feed, When to Feed and How to Feed your Baby

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/08/2018

Wean your baby confidently and safely, with guidance from bestselling baby and child nutrition author, Annabel Karmel. Weaning guides you through every aspect of weaning your baby, with advice on when to start weaning, which foods to introduce first, how to prepare foods safely, and how to spoon feed purUes and solid foods. With up-to-date information on allergies and intolerances, advice on how to encourage baby-led weaning, and tips on combining foods to build up flavours and textures, you can be sure your baby is getting exactly what his or her growing body needs. Over 60 enticing and versatile weaning recipes take you from 6 months to 12 months and beyond, along with 4 nutritionally balanced menu planners. Every recipe in the book can be adapted to cater for common allergies and intolerances, and many recipes suggest simple ingredient swaps to challenge and excite your baby's maturing palate. With real-world advice, encouragement and troubleshooting strategies from Annabel along the way, this book gives you everything you need to introduce your baby to a wealth of solid foods and lay the foundation for a lifetime of happy, healthy eating.

Real Food Kids Will Love Over 100 simple and delicious recipes for toddlers and up

Real Food Kids Will Love Over 100 simple and delicious recipes for toddlers and up

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/06/2018

Annabel Karmel brings you a mouth-watering batch of never before seen recipes featuring delicious ingredients with serious nutritional credentials. With beautiful photographs and fresh design, this is an essential book for every modern parent. Chapters range from Fifteen Minute Meals to Healthy 'Fast Food', via Holiday Cooking with Kids and Lunchbox Snacks, and fresh, easy and modern dishes include Quinoa Chicken Fingers, Crispy Baked Cod, The Best Buttermilk Pancakes and Carrot Cake Balls. The chapters are designed to make choosing a fuss-free dish simple. Many recipes include swap-outs to cater for those with food allergies, intolerances or particularly fussy eaters! There is a huge range of meat-free and vegan meal options as well as recipes including meat and fish. Real Food Kids Will Love offers everything today's parents are looking for once their babies are ready to start joining in with family mealtimes. Each dish is designed to be enjoyed by the whole family, while remaining simple, healthy, and not too salty or sugary for young children.

Annabel Karmel's Busy Mum's Cookbook

Annabel Karmel's Busy Mum's Cookbook

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/02/2016

As a bestselling children's cookery writer, entrepreneur and mum of three, Annabel Karmel knows what it's like to juggle motherhood with a busy life. The prospect of spending hours cooking a nutritious meal for the family can be daunting, but Annabel's stunning new cookbook offers a solution with over 100 simple, tasty recipes that the whole family will enjoy. For those busy weeknights, try Annabel's 20-minute recipes and 6-ingredient meal ideas - all of which are easy-to-make and packed with flavour - such as Chicken Chow Mein or her mouth-watering Dover Sole with Parsley Butter. Planning lunches for school or work is also a breeze thanks to Annabel's innovative ideas for lunchboxes and snacks. There are meals you can prepare in advance and store in the fridge or freezer ready for an action-packed family weekend, and easy recipes that you can make from storecupboard ingredients. If you have family or friends coming round, Annabel has got it covered with superb ideas for easy weekend entertaining and show-stopping desserts. Impress your dinner guests with Annabel's succulent Venison Casserole or aromatic Oriental Roast Duck, followed by Berry and White Chocolate Tart. Packed full of brand new recipes, Annabel Karmel's Busy Mum's Cookbook gives mums everything they need to prepare delicious, healthy, stress-free meals for all the family every day of the week.

Mumpreneur The complete guide to starting and running a successful business

Mumpreneur The complete guide to starting and running a successful business

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2015

Annabel Karmel MBE is proof-positive that you don't need a business degree to build a successful business and brand. After growing her business empire from scratch at her kitchen table, Annabel has become a bestselling author and trusted food expert with 40 books, food ranges, weaning equipment and a vast online following. In Mumpreneur, Annabel reveals the secrets of her success. Drawing on her own extensive experience in juggling motherhood with building a thriving enterprise, she will equip you with the confidence, skills and practical tools to turn your own start-up dreams into a reality. Chapters include: `Believe in Your Idea', `Believe in Yourself', `Learn by Doing, Asking and Listening', `Master the Juggling Act' and `Persist, Trust Your Instincts and Embrace Your Failures'. Annabel also brings together a smart combination of practical advice and inspiring stories from top business leaders and working mothers, including Chrissie Rucker MBE, Thomasina Miers, Liz Earle, Thea Green and Jacqueline Gold. The difference between dreaming of starting a thriving business and actually doing it is the right combination of passion, planning, commitment and good advice. Successful entrepreneur Annabel Karmel will empower you to take that first step to start your own flourishing business in this informative and motivating book.

Quick and Easy Weaning

Quick and Easy Weaning

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/06/2014

Weaning your baby can be a tricky milestone for any parent, but with her years of experience and wealth of expertise, Annabel Karmel is on hand to help. In her new book, Quick and Easy Weaning, Annabel aims to take the stress out of your baby's transition to solid food, guiding you through the weaning process step-by-step, from your baby's very first puree to introducing more complex flavours and textures. Featuring 100 delicious recipes, including tasty purees such as Baked Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash, first tastes of grown-up foods like My First Beef Bolognese, and nutritious sweet treats like Pear, Apple and Blueberry Crumble, Annabel makes it easy for you to give your child the very best start in life. All Annabel's recipes are developed with busy parents in mind, to be simple and quick to prepare as well as packed full of nutrition, to keep your baby happy and healthy.

Annabel's Family Cookbook

Annabel's Family Cookbook

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/03/2014

Bestselling children's cookery writer and mum of three, Annabel knows how tricky it can be to find food the whole family can enjoy together. Too often, busy mums have to make one meal for the kids and then another for adults. In her beautiful new cookbook, Annabel offers no-fuss, tasty recipes for all mealtimes that will get everyone around the table at the same time - whether they be 2 years old or twenty. Weeknights can be busy, so Annabel includes both her favourite 'fast' recipes, which take no more than 30 minutes to prep and cook, as well as lots of her easy-to-make 'everyday' ideas and 'light meals, snacks and lunchboxes' - all simple recipes using few, easy-to-find ingredients but packed with flavour. For families, weekends might be more relaxed but they are still action-packed. Annabel offers her foolproof 'prep ahead' recipes, which can be stored in your freezer or fridge as well as her 'weekend' dishes, which are ideal for leisurely brunches, big family Sunday lunches or a relaxed supper with friends. You can try Annabel's delicious granola and simple pancakes or her mouth-watering Veggie Fusilli, which will tempt even the fussiest little eaters. Annabel's Steak with Tarragon and Mushroom Sauce, Moroccan Lamb Tagine and Squash and Pea and Sage Risotto are dinner-party winners, while her Chocolate and Coffee Cake is perfect for afternoon tea. Annabel has included many of her best-loved favourites here too, such as Chicken Karmel, Nasi Goreng and Best-ever Banana Cake.

Quick and Easy Toddler Recipes

Quick and Easy Toddler Recipes

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/05/2013

Toddler mealtimes can be a battleground. And for busy parents, time for preparing food is in short supply. The UK's number-one expert on feeding children, Annabel Karmel, is on hand to help. In this new Quick and Easy book she offers 130 recipes that can be rustled up in minutes. With an eye on nutritional content and appeal for children, as well as speediness for hassled mums and dads, she solves mealtimes in an instant. With plenty of tips and tricks to encourage your child to eat, from savoury to sweet, for breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner, Annabel's Quick and Easy Toddler Recipes will make for mellow mealtimes.

Eating for Two The complete guide to nutrition during pregnancy and beyond

Eating for Two The complete guide to nutrition during pregnancy and beyond

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2012

Every mum-to-be wants to know that she's eating the right things for herself and her baby. Nutrition is vital during pregnancy, and there's a huge amount of conflicting advice out there. For the first time, child nutrition expert Annabel Karmel brings her food knowledge and experience to expectant mothers, guiding you through each stage of your pregnancy and offering tips and advice on what to eat and avoid. From the best foods to eat to promote conception, through ideas for avoiding morning sickness in the first trimester, to the best nutrition to combat sleeplessness, anaemia and heartburn later on, Annabel leads you through your pregnancy and beyond, even suggesting meals to make and freeze ready for when you have your new baby! With Annabel's advice and over 90 fabulous recipes, you can be confident that you are eating the best possible diet for you and your developing baby.

Top 100 Meals in Minutes All New Quick and Easy Meals for Babies and Toddlers

Top 100 Meals in Minutes All New Quick and Easy Meals for Babies and Toddlers

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/08/2011

Time with your children is precious to every parent, so you don't want to spend hours in the kitchen preparing food. Top 100 Meals in Minutes comes to the rescue with recipes that require minimal time and effort, but are still delicious and nutritionally balanced. Annabel Karmel, the leading authority on food for children, takes away the stress of what to cook to keep your children healthy and happy, providing age-appropriate, delicious meals for babies and toddlers. Easy-to-follow instructions, combined with mouth-watering photography and handy time guides for each recipe make this the go-to cookbook for any parent who wants the best for their children while having to juggle their time.

Annabel's Kitchen: My First Cookbook

Annabel's Kitchen: My First Cookbook

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/04/2011

This easy to follow cookbook is the ultimate guide to teaching children from the age of four and upwards how to cook. Tying in with her TV series, Annabel's Kitchen, broadcast on CiTV, this step-by-step cookbook for kids demonstrates how to cook simple but tasty dishes in a fun and accessible way - with appearances from the shows loveable characters, Jimmy the Penguin and a trio of Singing Cupcakes! Featuring dishes from all over the world, the book shows how cooking can be a fun family activity, while stressing the importance of a healthy diet and introducing new flavours. The easy recipes range from a delicious Prawn and sausage paella, to Mini cheese souffles, Naan bread with sultanas and mouthwatering Jelly boats. With full-colour step photography for each recipe, this is the ideal first cookery book for children (and their parents!).

My Kitchen Table: 100 Family Meals

My Kitchen Table: 100 Family Meals

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/01/2011

Annabel Karmel is the best-selling author of cookbooks for children and their families. Relied on by millions of parents, Annabel knows what children like to eat and how to make family meals as trouble-free as possible. In this collection, Annabel has chosen 100 recipes that will suit kids and grown-ups alike, from healthy breakfast muffins, to tasty tea-time snacks and light meals to nutritious family suppers.

Feeding Your Baby and Toddler 200 Easy, Healthy, and Nutritious Recipes

Feeding Your Baby and Toddler 200 Easy, Healthy, and Nutritious Recipes

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2010

Moms' favorite children's nutrition expert Annabel Karmel shares her delicious baby and toddler recipes and expert nutritional advice, covering every age from breastfeeding and weaning, through preschool and beyond. Cook up over 200 quick and simple recipes, from tempting food for picky eaters and menu planners for every age, to lunchbox ideas and healthy family recipes you can all enjoy. We all know that what we feed our children is crucial for healthy growth and development. Armed with this easy-to-use baby and toddler cookbook, you'll discover how to prepare enticing food to give your child the best start in life.

Weaning What to Feed, When to Feed, and How to Feed Your Baby

Weaning What to Feed, When to Feed, and How to Feed Your Baby

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/06/2010

A definitive guide to weaning your baby, from the UK's No.1 baby and child nutritionist, Annabel Karmel With her years of expertise and personal experience, bestselling author Annabel Karmel guides you through every aspect of weaning your baby. Starting at the very beginning with basic, but crucial, details, such as what type of spoon to use and the time of day to first offer solids, and covering other common concerns like when to begin weaning, fussy eaters and the latest allergy advice. 50 delicious, nutritious puree recipes and 3 menu planners will show you exactly what to feed your baby, and when. And input from the 'Weaning Club', parents of six babies who are expertly guided by Annabel through the weaning process, troubleshooting any problems they, and you may encounter along the way, will steer you and your baby along the right path to solid food.

Top 100 Pasta Dishes

Top 100 Pasta Dishes

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/05/2010

For most kids, mums and dads, pasta is the best food in the world! It's tasty and nutritious, easy, quick and economical to cook, and even better, comes in lots of fun shapes! Here is Annabel Karmel's ultimate collection of pasta dishes, with 100 recipes for the whole family and for every day of the week. With separate sections on pasta for babies (it's a good way of introducing texture), toddlers (pasta makes a fantastic standby supper) and families with older children, the book features fuss-free meal ideas to make your life easier. With colour photos, simple instructions, clear indication of cooking and preparation times, and symbols throughout to show which recipes are suitable for babies and younger children, this is the ultimate pasta cookbook for families everywhere.

Princess Party Cookbook

Princess Party Cookbook

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2009

Every little girl dreams of being a princess . . . Whether she yearns for a Fairytale Feast, a Make-up and Jewellery Party, a Valentine's Meal, a Movie Star Sleepover or a Beach Babe Barbecue, help is at hand. This enchanting party book from Annabel Karmel allows you to indulge your little girl's every desire with more than 100 specially created recipes and party ideas designed to feed her imagination and encourage her participation in the kitchen. From flower-shaped sandwiches and butterfly cookies, to emerald pizzas, ruby-glazed chicken, jewelled jellies, pink prawns and chocolate kisses, these are magical, delicious dishes fit for a princess's banquet. With inspiring ideas for the all-important centrepiece cake, plus menu plans, suggestions for easy table settings, costumes, decorations and gifts, this is an indispensable guide to planning the perfect princess party.

Annabel Karmel's Complete Family Meal Planner

Annabel Karmel's Complete Family Meal Planner

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/05/2009

Are you serving the same old meals to your family, week in, week out? Do you find yourself staring at the contents of your fridge, hoping for inspiration? Do you long for recipes that are quick, stress-free, healthy and tasty? If so, help is at hand from Annabel Karmel, bestselling author and leading authority on food for children. The Complete Family Meal Planner (previously available as Favourite Family Recipes) is packed with over 150 mouth-watering recipes for both children and adults to enjoy, plus essential tips on nutrition, time-saving and planning ahead, including menu plans, shopping lists and advice on stocking the larder and freezer, meals for all occasions, from nourishing breakfasts to teatime treats, tasty low-fat recipes, tempting, imaginative suggestions for school lunchboxes, food that is fun for children to make, and family suppers that double up as delicious dinner party ideas. So put the joy back into everyday cooking with this essential collection of tried-and-tested recipes.

Top 100 Finger Foods

Top 100 Finger Foods

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2009

By the age of nine months, many babies want to start feeding themselves but can't yet handle a spoon, which is when finger foods come into their own. They're also great to offer to toddlers who are prone to go into 'meltdown' just before dinner. This essential collection of tempting, nutritious finger foods features 100 quick and easy recipes, including fresh fruit ice lollies - perfect for soothing sore gums - goujons of fish and raw vegetables with dip, that will not only introduce your baby to new textures and tastes but will make for a healthy, happy and contented child.

Baby's First Year Memories for Life A keepsake journal of milestone moments

Baby's First Year Memories for Life A keepsake journal of milestone moments

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2008

Record and treasure every moment of your baby's first year with this beautiful baby book and journal from leading international child nutrition expert Annabel Karmel. From your baby's first words to their favorite bathtime toy, keep track of all the key moments and developmental milestones of the wonderful first year of your child's life, month by month. With places to record special events, achievements, and likes and dislikes, plus a special pocket for photographs, ultrasound photos, or precious mementos, this lovely baby journal makes the perfect gift for new parents. Five delicious recipes from Annabel Karmel are included to guide you in feeding your baby, from very first tastes to their first birthday cake. A padded cover with soft corners and a beautiful ribbon to mark your place ensure this book will be loved by both parent and baby and cherished for years to come.

Annabel Karmel's New Complete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner - 4th Edition

Annabel Karmel's New Complete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner - 4th Edition

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/01/2008

Credited with starting a food revolution, the New Complete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner has become the 2nd best-selling non-fiction hardback of all time. And now, this special enhanced edition of Annabel's global bestseller is filled with brand new recipes, updated favourites and timeless classics relied on by an entire generation. From Annabel's famous chicken and apple balls, to her new superfood puree combos, each recipe is guaranteed to tempt even the fussiest of pallets. Coupled with essential advice, tips and meal planners, this is the No.1 guide for giving your baby the very best start. Plus, the 25th Anniversary Edition includes a handy pull-out weaning chart. The New Complete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner provides you with everything you need to enjoy this exciting milestone in your child's development. It also makes for the perfect gift for mums-to-be, and those about to start their weaning journey Inside you'll find: * Over 200 quick, easy and nutritious recipes for weaning and beyond * Essential nutritional advice for babies and toddlers * Time-saving tips * Easy-to-follow meal planners to help you shop and plan ahead * Handy pull-out weaning chart Her recipes prove that babies and toddlers will eat their greens - and much more - if served up in imaginative ways Daily Telegraph A mother who does not have at least one of her books in her kitchen should waste no time putting that right The Sunday Times

Fussy Eaters' Recipe Book

Fussy Eaters' Recipe Book

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/08/2007

Mealtimes can often be a battleground between parents and kids. As a parent you want your child to have a healthy, nutritious and tasty diet, but persuading them it's a good idea is a different matter! Annabel Karmel is here to convert even the fussiest of fussy eaters and make family meals fun again. With 120 healthy recipes covering everything from breakfasts to suppers to parties, Annabel gives tips and advice on improving your children's diet and encouraging new tastes. She suggests way of sneaking hidden vegetables into familiar foods such as quesadillas and focaccia pizzas, and offers a healthy take on fast-food favourites like chicken nuggets with dips and sticky barbecue ribs. There's plenty to tempt children of all ages, including pork and peanut noodles, tuna melts, cupcakes and ice creams. And for those children with food intolerances, there is a whole chapter of recipes covering dairy-free sauces, gluten-free pizzas and a wheat-free birthday cake. Annabel has a proven track record in creating delicious, nutritious food to tempt even the most stubborn of fussy eaters. Plus with general advice on how best to cope with fussy-eating behaviours and improve mealtimes, this is more than just a recipe book - it will be the answer to many parents' prayers!

Top 100 Baby Purees 100 quick and easy meals for a healthy and happy baby

Top 100 Baby Purees 100 quick and easy meals for a healthy and happy baby

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2005

Making your own baby food is not only more economical than buying commercial brands - you can be sure that your baby has only the best-quality ingredients. This essential collection of Annabel's best ever purees features 100 quick and easy recipes that will make for a healthy and happy baby. From sweet and smooth apple, apricot, pear and vanilla, through savoury purees such as sweet potato with spinach and peas, to the autumnal delights of peach, pear and blueberry, all the recipes are suitable for babies aged 6 months and above, and are so tasty you will want to eat them yourself!

Children's First Cookbook Have Fun in the Kitchen!

Children's First Cookbook Have Fun in the Kitchen!

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2005

A fantastic children's cookbook featuring Annabel Karmel's delicious recipes, this is the perfect guide to helping young cooks and their parents make food that's incredibly tasty and good for you too. With step-by-step instructions, Children's First Cookbook is the perfect starting point for any budding young chef. From scrummy scrambled eggs and funny face pizzas to a cupcake farm, and a selection of baking classics - Annabel Karmel's simple recipes make this the perfect cookbook for kids who want to have fun in the kitchen. She's a miracle woman - Jools Oliver.

Annabel Karmel's Complete First Year Planner

Annabel Karmel's Complete First Year Planner

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2003

Annabel Karmel is known and trusted by millions of parents for her unrivalled advice on feeding babies and children. In association with Great Ormond Street Hospital, she puts her wide expertise and knowledge to use in a broader parenting arena, providing a comprehensive planner for you and your baby. Divided into clear, easy-to-find sections for pregnancy, 0-3 months, 4-6 months, 7-9 months and 10-12 months, Complete First Year Planner provides your optimum diet for pregnancy and ensures a healthy, happy, stress-free first year for you and your baby. With clear charts and tip boxes throughout, this is the book no parent can be without; packed with essential, at-a-glance planners, indispensable advice on feeding and superb recipes, crucial information on the practicalities, effective techniques to deal with crying babies and sleep routines and easy methods to encourage your child's development.

Annabel Karmel's Superfoods for Babies and Children

Annabel Karmel's Superfoods for Babies and Children

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2001

Every parent wants the best for their child, to give them the perfect start in life, and that includes their diet and the food they eat. Annabel Karmel understands this better than most - as a trained cook and the mother of three growing children she not only knows what kids should eat but also knows what they will eat. In SuperFoods for Babies and Toddlers, Annabel takes you through your child's first 5 years from weaning babies and feeding whilst teething through fussy toddlers to lunchboxes for school children. As well as discussing the issues of organic versus genetically modified foods, fresh versus convenience, Annabel explains the inherent qualities of certain foods and how they will benefit your child, whether they be foods to promote growth, enhance concentration or boost energy. With extra information on food allergies and intolerances, tips on feeding a vegetarian child and several of Annabel's celebrated meal planners, SuperFoods for Babies and Toddlers is an indispensable guide to nutrition for young children.

Annabel Karmel's Complete Party Planner

Annabel Karmel's Complete Party Planner

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/08/2000

Every child loves a party and occasions for celebration can be found throughout the year - including Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Midsummer's Day, Hallowe'en and Christmas, not to mention birthdays. ANNABEL KARMEL'S COMPLETE PARTY PLANNER includes everything you need to plan a successful party - from deciding on a theme and sending out party invitations to preparing the food, making decorations, devising party games and filling goodie bags. She shows how, with a little imagination but in no time at all, you can make healthy food that children will love, offering a wide variety of breads and fillings for sandwiches, as well as fun-shaped party food such as vegetable dips, pizzas and jelly boats. There are also quick, mouthwatering recipes for homemade biscuits, cakes, muffins and ice-cream, not to mention, impressive novelty cakes for those very special occasions. So for anyone who is stuck for party ideas and short on time, ANNABEL KARMEL'S COMPLETE PARTY PLANNER is the perfect party reference.

Annabel Karmel's Baby And Toddler Cookbook More Tempting,Nutritious and Easy-to-Cook Recipes From the Author of THE COMPLETE BABY AND TODDLER MEAL PLANNER

Annabel Karmel's Baby And Toddler Cookbook More Tempting,Nutritious and Easy-to-Cook Recipes From the Author of THE COMPLETE BABY AND TODDLER MEAL PLANNER

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/03/2000

Writing from sound practical experience, the New Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner was the result of Annabel Karmel's determination to feed her children well while coping with the demands of a professional career. The Baby and Toddler Cookbook was her bestselling follow-up containing more than 150 further ideas for simple, delicious yet healthy meals. It contains recipes for every occasion, transforming healthy foods into fun foods, recipes for biscuits and cakes, foods for weaning babies and tempting fussy eaters, and inspired ideas for children's parties. A section on junk food gives a consumer guide to good and bad children's food and offers some tempting homemade alternatives. It also offers practical advice on shopping and stocking the larder. Annabel Karmel's Baby and Toddler Cookbook is crammed full of exciting new ways to keep your children happy and well nourished.

Annabel Karmel's Small Helpings

Annabel Karmel's Small Helpings

Author: Annabel Karmel Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/1998

Worried about feeding your baby bland processed purees? Having problems getting your child to eat? Or are your children fussy eaters who will only eat junk food? Bestselling cookery writer and expert on food for kids Annabel Karmel is the mother of three young children and she knows how difficult it can be to ensure a healthy diet for the whole family. First published by the BBC, Annabel Karmel's Small Helpings is a complete guide to feeding babies and children with recipes for all occasions - from weaning to packed lunches and family meal ideas. This edition contains an extended chapter on tea parties, including over 30 recipes for party food and lots of exciting entertaining ideas. It also includes a step-by-step guide to introducing your child to solid foods, over 100 recipes suitable for freezing and lots of tips to make food fun for children. Beautifully illustrated throughout, Annabel Karmel's Small Helpings is aimed at all parents who are continually searching for original yet healthy family food ideas.

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