Books

Annabel Karmel’s Busy Mum’s Cookbook

Annabel Karmel

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

Annabel Karmel

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

Annabel Karmel

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 purée to introducing more complex flavours and textures.

Featuring 100 delicious recipes, including tasty purées 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 Karmel

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.

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

Annabel Karmel

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

Annabel Karmel

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

Annabel Karmel

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 Karmel

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

Annabel Karmel

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.

Top 100 Pasta Dishes

Annabel Karmel

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

Annabel Karmel

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

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

Annabel Karmel

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.

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

Annabel Karmel

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

Annabel Karmel

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!

After-School Meal Planner

Annabel Karmel

- Do you want to make healthy, nutritious meals for your kids?
- Are you in need of inspiring family meal ideas?
- Do you want quick and easy recipes that can be made in advance?

Annabel Karmel, Britain's No.1 expert on food for children, is on hand to help, with all the advice and recipes you will ever need. How often have you arrived home from work, with no idea of what to make for the kids' (and your own!) supper? In After-School Meal Planner, Annabel offers simple, tasty recipes for the whole family, for every day of the week, whether you want a wholesome one-pot dish like Multi-layered cottage pie, a quick pasta recipe such as Pasta twirls with Primavera vegetables and Parmesan, or a spicy and exotic feast like Chicken satay. There are also yummy, fuss-free puddings including Rhubarb and strawberry crumble, and healthy snacks such as Chewy oatmeal raisin cookies to stave off the hunger pangs until suppertime.

With full-colour photography throughout, a comprehensive weekly menu planner, and advice and tips to make sure your family get the very best from their food, After School Meal Planner is the family cookbook that every parent needs.

Top 100 Baby Purees

Annabel Karmel

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!

Lunchboxes

Annabel Karmel

In this indispensable book Annabel tackles the daily task of packing your child's lunchbox. Day in, day out, the contents of the lunchbox has to be tailored to suit your child's taste, create a balanced diet and ensure the food can be eaten in the limited amount of time that is made available. Having catered for her three children over the past 10 years, Annabel has packed more than 5000 lunchboxes and so is ideally placed for passing on lunch recipes as well as valuable hints and tips for easing your morning routine. Within this book there are: ideas for quick, nutritious and attractive packed lunches; savoury food for lunch (which includes sandwiches, soups and salads); sweet surprises (cakes and cookies); fruity delights; dairy diversions and drinks. Recipes that assume there is only a limited amount of time for preparation and, where possible, show how they can be made in advance and then kept in the fridge or freezer. With additional yummy extras such as break-time extras and bite-sized foods, how will any child – even a fussy eater – be able to resist the contents of their lunchbox from now on?

Annabel Karmel's Complete First Year Planner

Annabel Karmel

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

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

Biography

Mother of three, Annabel Karmel MBE is the UK's No.1 children’s cookery author, bestselling international author, and expert on devising delicious, nutritious meals for babies children and families.

Since launching with The Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner more than 20 years ago, Annabel has written 39 books, which have sold over four million copies worldwide, covering every stage of a child’s development. In fact, Annabel’s very first book is one of the UK's bestselling nonfiction books of all time.