A mother of three, Annabel Karmel is the UK's number 1 parenting author. She is an expert in devising tasty & nutritious meals for children without the need for parents to spend hours in the kitchen.
Annabel has written 26 books on feeding babies, children and families and sold over 4 million books worldwide. 2011 marked the 20th anniversary of Annabel's first book, the Complete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner which has become the authoritative guide on feeding babies & is regularly in the top five cookery titles. 2012 saw the launch of her innovative Fuss Pots, a selection of meals to get children trying new food, as well as the update and addition of new recipes to Annabel's app Annabel's Essential Guide to Feeding your Baby & Toddler, which features 120 recipes for babies and toddlers as well as episodes from Annabel's TV series Annabel's Kitchen.
Annabel is passionate about improving the way children eat and has her popular chilled range of toddler meals, organic purees, as well as the new Fuss Pots and healthy Disney snacks, stocked in major supermarkets. In addition Annabel has menus at family attractions, hotels & restaurants such as Legoland and Butlins.
Annabel was awarded an MBE in June 2006 in the Queen's Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition and in 2009 Annabel won the Mother and Baby's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Her popular website www.annabelkarmel.com offers parents delicious recipes for babies, children & adults, as well as information on all aspects of nutrition. Annabel also has a strong presence on facebook and twitter.
Annabel Karmel MBE
Mother of three Annabel Karmel continues to reign as the UK's No.1 children’s cookery author, best-selling international author, and a leading expert on devising delicious, nutritious meals for babies, children and families.
Since launching with The Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner 25 years ago – a book which has become the 2nd best-selling non-fiction hardback of all time - Annabel has written 43 books selling over four million copies worldwide.
Coupled with a vast digital following, recipe apps, cookbook-inspired supermarket food ranges and menus in some of the world’s top leisure resorts and hotels, Annabel has become a leading pillar for parents who want to give their growing family the very best start in life. Because of this she was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition in 2006.
Whilst remaining a regular media commentator on children’s food issues, Annabel is recognised as one of the UK’s leading female entrepreneurs, becoming an inspirational role model for other rising stars, business start-ups, women in business and parents returning to work.
Ideas for Healthy Eating with your Children
As a child I was a VERY fussy eater and I don’t want my children to follow in my footsteps. What tips can we try to make it less stressful for all?
Top Tips on Eggs for Pregnant Women and Young Children
British Lion eggs has teamed up with Annabel Karmel MBE, mum of three and the UK's best-selling author on baby and children's food and nutrition, and Dr Carrie Ruxton, dietitian and mum of two, to help dispel some of the myths surrounding eggs
Annabel Karmel's New Organic Purees
Baby expert bans bland with new organic baby food range with a chance to win!
Healthy eating in a hurry
Feeding kids can feel like a race against the clock.
hosting a Haunted House Party
Raise money for the British Heart Foundation whilst having a fang-tastic time! Entertain your guest by playing ghostly games and dancing to mysterious music. Why not wow your guests with these healthy and tasty spooky snacks? If you would like to do some freaky face paints then watch these step by step video tutorials. Fri 27th-31st Oct
Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!