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Hi I’m Annabel Karmel! In my 30 years of supporting families, without a doubt weaning is often one of the biggest and most challenging milestone in a babies first year. There’s never been so much information, particularly online and coupled with the fact that from the very start, babies need nutrient rich diet to support […]

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Annabel’s Baby & Toddler Recipe App

Prepare quick, easy and nutritious meals for children of every age and stage with the Annabel Karmel’s Baby & Toddler Recipe app. The brand new edition is filled with over 300+ delicious recipes, Planners and a new Allergy Tracker function, making this the perfect pocket guide for easy mealtime inspiration. Whether you are cooking for […]

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Salmon Balls with Dill

18 Months – 2 Years A tasty way to pack in those all-important omega 3s and did you know that babies should have two portions of oily fish like salmon in the diet every week from six months? It’s essential for their brain and visual development. In fact, some research shows that eating salmon can […]

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Energy Balls

18 Months – 2 Years Recipes Try these delicious Mini Energy Balls. They make a healthy snack and are ideal to give you or your child a mid-morning or afternoon energy boost. Ingredients 200g/ 7 oz pitted dates 3 tablespoons smooth peanut butter 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds 125g/4 ½ oz porridge oats 40g /1 ½ […]

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Krispie Fish Fingers

9-12 Months Recipes Double coat the fish to make a super crisp coating which will wow the entire family. Homemade fish fingers have never tasted so good with this Krispie Fish Fingers recipe Ingredients 225g skinless sole or plaice fillets 45g Rice Krispies 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated ¼ tsp paprika 1 tsp sesame seeds […]

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Frittata Fingers

12-18 Months Recipes Eggs are high in protein and contain iron, folate and vitamin A – so serve up these powerpacked Frittata Fingers for breakfast Ingredients 280g sweet potato, peeled and diced 5 eggs 25g Parmesan cheese, grated 50g Cheddar, grated 1 tbsp plain flour 1 tbsp chives, chopped 1 tbsp basil, chopped 4 cherry […]

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Carrot & Mango Ice Lollies

9-12 Months Recipes Is carrot a no-go in your little one’s exclusive repertoire of veggies that they actually like? These Carrot, Mango & Orange Lollies are a deliciously refreshing treat for the whole family to enjoy. Also great for soothing sore gums for teething babies. Ingredients 50g carrot, peeled and chopped 150g mango, chopped 1 […]

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Chicken Balls With Apple & Carrot

9-12 Months Recipes Get kids eating chicken by adding apple to these moreish balls, which can be eaten hot or cold. A great finger food for on the go. Ingredients 250 g/9 oz chicken breast, cut into chunks 250 g/9 oz boneless chicken thighs, cut into chunks 1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and […]

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My First Bolognese Sauce

9-12 Months Recipe Babies need iron from 6 months so recipes such as Baby’s First Bolognese Sauce are great options to help up their intake during weaning. Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 50g onion, finely chopped 20g celery, chopped 1 small clove garlic, crushed 1 medium carrot (approx 85g), peeled and grated 100g lean minced […]

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Popeye Pasta

6-9 Months Recipes Follow Popeye & boost your baby’s strength with this superfood Popeye Pasta recipe, loaded with spinach. Ingredients 200g fresh spinach, washed or 100g frozen spinach 30g Annabel Karmel’s mini pasta shells 15g unsalted butter 2 tbsp milk 2 tbsp cream cheese 4 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated Method Cook the pasta according to […]

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My First Chicken Curry

6-9 Months Recipes It’s important to introduce lots of flavours to your baby, so this recipe for My First Chicken Curry is the perfect introduction to curry and mild spice. Ingredients 2 tsp sunflower oil 1 onion, roughly chopped 1 large carrot, chopped 1/4 tsp fresh ginger, peel and diced 1/2 red pepper, diced 1/4 […]

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Lovely Lentils

First Food Puree Recipe This Lovely Lentils recipe is sweet, soft & smooth for babies. It’s easy to make & is packed full of vital nutrients to help them grow up strong. Ingredients 1/2 small onion, finely chopped 100g/4 oz carrot, chopped 15 g/ 1/2 oz celery, chopped 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 50g/2 oz split […]

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Parsnip, Spinach & Sweet Potato Puree

First Food Puree Recipe Parsnip, Spinach & Sweet Potato make this a powerhouse of a puree, which is great for growing little ones. Top tip – add a tiny bit of grated apple for a sweet fruity zing. Ingredients A knob of unsalted dairy free margarine, or butter 1 medium parsnip, peeled and diced 250g […]

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Banana and Avocado Puree

First Food Puree Recipe Ingredients ½ small ripe avocado ½ small ripe banana Small amount of breast milk or formula (optional) Method Cut the avocado in half and remove the stone. Scoop out the flesh Peel and slice the banana and mash together with the avocado You can use a little of your baby’s usual […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash Fingers

First Finger Food Recipe Ingredients 350g butternut squash, peeled and sliced into 7cm batons 2 tsp oil (vegetable, rapeseed, olive) 1 tsp fresh thyme, chopped (optional) Method Preheat the oven to 200˚C fan / 400˚ F / Gas Mark 6 Line a baking sheet with non-stick baking paper Add the squash and toss with the […]

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Parmesan Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges

First Finger Food Recipe Babies love the flavour of these baked Parmesan Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges. Roasting sweet potato intensifies the natural sweetness. Make sure they are cut large enough for a child to hold easily in their fist so that one end sticks out. Ingredients 800g sweet potatoes scrubbed and cut into thick wedges […]

Downloadable guide to nutrient-dense foods

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Downloadable guide to pairing first foods

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Texture and consistency from 7 months onwards

Free taster re: how to progress through weaning after first tastes Introducing lumps, bumps and texture is a really important weaning milestone Within a few weeks of weaning, start to make meals less smooth, and more textured Myth: Babies need teeth to chew. Not true! Baby-led weaning? Let them experience smooth foods like yoghurt or […]

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Baby-led weaning: pros and cons

Free taster from weaning course – approaches to feeding & signs baby is ready Baby-led weaning is about putting baby in greater control. It allows them to make use of their motor control, encouraging the development of hand to mouth coordination Start with soft finger foods and small portions of tailored family meals from the […]

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Traditional Spoon-Led Weaning

FREE TASTER FROM SPOON-LED WEANING COURSE – APPROACHES TO FEEDING & SIGNS BABY IS READY  If you have been advised by a health professional to begin weaning before around the 6 month mark, discuss with them the best weaning approach for you Spoon-led weaning is viewed as a more gentle route towards a swift progression […]

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Spoon-led, baby-led or a combination of both

FREE TASTER FROM WEANING COURSE – APPROACHES TO FEEDING & SIGNS BABY IS READY  Traditional spoon-fed or baby-led route Conflicting advice Choose the method that works for you, your baby and your family Both methods have pros and cons You don’t have to choose one or the other Look at both approaches – and a […]

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October 4, 2021
Obsessed with Annabel's recipes... she got my very fussy toddler eating veggies!

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