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Annabel Karmel Introduces Quick and Easy Cookbook Series for Busy Families

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1377_image1.jpgAre you like 35% of Mum's who find coming up with mealtime ideas a challenge that is driving you to despair

Well panic over!

The UK's number one parenting author and expert on baby and child nutrition has cooked-up Annabel Karmel's favourites - a collection of 10 easy-to-follow recipe books covering a range of food milestones in a child's life; from First Foods and Exploring New Tastes, to Lunchboxes and Vegetarian Meals.

Each book has over 50 ideas that use everyday kitchen cupboard ingridients to make nutrious, great value meals.

Mum-of-three Annabel Karmel MBE says: "When it comes to cooking for kids, our research tells us that busy parents don't have time to spend hours flicking through cook books, following complicated recipes and lengthy cooking times-and a leisurely browse around the supermarket is rarely an option with the children in tow.

"The reality is that they want tasty, well-balanced food ideas that they can rustle up in quick time, so they can spend what precious free time they have with their family.  As is stands, a quarter of mums worry that the food they are giving their children isn't enjoyed by their children, so my books are there to make life easier-and tastier."

Here are some of the meals you can find in Annabel's new collection (just to wet the appiitite!)

First foods: Recipes and advice to help you wean your baby

Delicious purees, from Roast Butternut Squash to Peach Pear and Baby Rice 

Exploring new tastes: Introduce your 1377_image2.jpgbaby to new flavours and textures

Sweet Vegetable Trio, Baby Beef Casserole

Growing independence: Healthy home-made recipes to encourage self-feeding

Cherub's Couscous, Parmesan Chicken Fingers, Strawberry & Watermelon Ice Lollies

Toddler meals: Nutritious recipes for your child to enjoy with the family

Mini Fish Pies, Sesame Chicken Fingers, Annabel's Goulash Express

Tasty food for fussy kids: Great recipes to tempt your picky eater

Spotted Snake Pizza, Hidden Vegetable Tomato Sauce, 

Lunchboxes: Quick, easy and healthy ideas to make lunchtime fun

Confetti Couscous Salad, Tuna & Sweetcorn Pitta Pockets, Apple and Carrot Muffins 

Party food: Quick, quirky and fun ideas to make lunchtime fun

Sausage Rockets, Mini Muffin Mice, Pretty Pretzel Butterflies

Vegetarian meals: Delicious, nutritious recipes doe veggie kids

Best-ever Banana Bread, Tasty Lentil Pie

Kids in the kitchen: Creative recipe ideas to make and bake together

Spanish Tortilla Bears, Easy Peasy Pavlovas, Coconut & Peanut Chicken

Family meals: Quick and easy recipes to keep mealtimes fresh

Fruity Chicken Curry, Sausage & Prawn Paella, Mini Bread & Butter Pudding

Annabel Karmel MBE

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.

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