Annabel Karmel Recipe Books

With a career spanning over 30 years, Annabel has become a bestselling international author & the UK’s No.1 food expert, pioneering the way families all over the world feed their babies and children.

Since launching with her revolutionary cookbook ‘The Complete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner’ in 1991 – a feeding ‘bible’ which has sold over 6 million copies and has become the 2nd best-selling non-fiction hardback of all time – Annabel has raised millions of families on her food.

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Toddler’s first step-by-step recipe book

My First Cookbook is the perfect first introduction to cooking for little kitchen helpers. Each simple recipe includes step-by-step instructions and fun illustrations. From power-packed breakfasts and dinner winners to healthy snacks and little treats, Annabel’s recipes will bring the whole family together.

  • Suitable forchildren 2+ and families.

Discovery picture book with recipes

Now here’s a book for inquisitive minds and budding chefs! Where Does My Food Come From? is a jam-packed trail of food discovery, filled with crafty activities, fun experiments, mind-boggling foodie facts and yummy recipes children will love to make.

  • Suitable for toddlers, kids & families

Step-by-step recipes to cook together

There are boundless benefits to getting even the youngest of children cooking. And Annabel’s colourful step-by-step Fun, Fast & Easy Children’s Cookbook is packed with simple recipes – from power-packed breakfasts and superhero snacks to family dinner winners and special treats.

  • Suitable forchildren 3+ and families

Recipes, advice and meal planners for weaning through to the toddler years

For three decades The Complete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner has reigned as the most trusted feeding guide for families. Hailed as a parenting ‘bible’ this go-to guide is packed with the very latest essential advice for weaning and beyond as well as delicious and healthy recipes, simple age and stage meal planners, and a handy pull-out guide to step-by-step weaning.

  • Suitable forbabies from around 6 months and toddlers

A go-to guide to baby’s first foods

Weaning Made Simple guides parents through each stage of a baby’s weaning journey and covers everything from critical nutrients and finger foods to allergies and catering to special diets. It also comes packed with practical recipes for those very first tastes to growing independence.

There are so many questions every parent wants answered. That’s why Annabel has cooked-up Weaning Made Simple; her go-to visual guide packed with the very latest advice and 100 practical everyday recipes.

  • Suitable forbabies from around 6 months

Simple, delicious recipes for toddlers and kids

Real Food Kids Will Love is an essential cookbook for toddlers who are ready to start joining in with family mealtimes. From Fifteen Minute Meals to Healthy ‘Fast Food,’ Holiday Cooking with Kids and Lunchbox Snacks, each recipe in the book is designed to be enjoyed by the whole family, whilst remaining simple, healthy, and nutritionally balanced for young children.

  • Suitable forchildren 1+ and families

Simple, delicious recipes for the whole family

Tired of making one meal for the kids and another for the adults? Annabel’s Family Cookbook offers no-fuss, tasty recipes that will get everyone around the table at the same time – whether they be 2 years old or twenty! From quick and easy 30 minutes meals to foolproof prep ahead freezer favourites, super-snacks and lunchbox inspiration, this cookbook will be your new go-to for family mealtimes.

  • Suitable forchildren 2+ and families

Recipes to encourage baby to take the lead

No ‘one-size-fits-all’ when it comes to weaning! Championing a flexible approach to feeding, this recipe-filled practical guide is designed for those wanting to explore baby-led weaning exclusively, and families looking to introduce baby-led weaning and finger foods alongside purees. This Baby-Led Weaning Recipe Book is packed with a tasty collection of family-friendly recipes paired with simple tips and advice, whatever your weaning approach.

  • Suitable forbabies from 6 months +

Baby’s first year record book

Calling all new parents! Add photographs, map out your family tree, capture those key developmental milestones and those all-important ‘firsts;’ this keepsake Baby’s First Year Journal will become a wonderful and unique memento of your baby’s first year to look back on and share with your child in the years to come.

  • Suitable for families

Fuss-free and delicious family recipes

The parenting juggle is REAL! Here to make mealtimes simple and stress-free, Annabel’s Busy Mum’s Cookbook contains foolproof recipes for delicious, healthy meals the whole family can enjoy. Try dishes that take just 20 minutes to make or need just six ingredients, meals you can prepare in advance and simple standby recipes to make from store cupboard ingredients.

  • Suitable for families
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