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The Healthy Baby Meal Planner: 200 Quick, Easy, and Healthy Recipes for Your Baby and Toddlerby Annabel Karmel
Synopses & Reviews
An all-new version of the definitive guide to feeding babies and toddlers is now available—featuring gorgeous new photos and brand-new recipes children will love! More and more parents are turning away from feeding their children processed foods laden with empty calories and are instead looking for wholesome, tasty alternatives they can prepare at home. With nutritional expert Annabel Karmel’s The Healthy Baby Meal Planner, parents will learn how to foster healthy eating habits in their children that will last a lifetime. Organized chronologically from infancy to age two, it features dozens of Karmel’s triedand- true recipes along with twenty-five brand-new ones—all easy-to-prepare, delicious, and kid-approved. In her trademark warm and accessible style, Karmel teaches parents which foods are appropriate for each stage of a child’s development; how and when to introduce fruits, vegetables, and other solid foods; and how to create and present nourishing dishes that tempt even the fussiest of eaters and make mealtimes exciting for toddlers. For parents of children with food allergies and special nutritional needs, she also provides a comprehensive list of ingredient substitutions. The Healthy Baby Meal Planner is an all-in-one resource full of simple cooking techniques, money- and time-saving tips, serving suggestions, guidelines for preparing meals in advance, plus advice on freezing and reheating. With instructive charts, sidebars, and a wealth of beautiful, full-color food photographs, The Healthy Baby Meal Planner is the perfect gift for parents who want to give their little ones the best possible start in life.
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Start your baby on a lifetime of healthy eating
Commercial baby food may seem healthy and convenient, but a meal prepared at home with fresh, high-quality ingredients is still the most nutritious one you can give your child. Preparing your own baby food is quick, easy and much more affordable than you might think. It is certainly the best way to cultivate healthy eating habits in your infant or toddler.
Since it was published in 1991, Annabel Karmel's book has become the definitive, essential guide to feeding babies and young children and is used by pediatricians, nutritionists, and mothers around the world. Now fully revised and updated, The Healthy Baby Meal Planner will show you which foods are appropriate for each stage of a child's development from infancy to age three.
About the Author
Annabel Karmel is the mother of three children, a bestselling author of more than twenty books on nutrition and cooking for babies and toddlers, and the UK’s leading expert on feeding children. She is the food writer for Scholastic Parent and Child magazine, and has appeared on many TV programs, including the Today show, The CBS Early Show, and The View. Visit her website at AnnabelKarmel.com.
Table of Contents
THE BEST FIRST FOODS FOR YOUR BABY
FOUR TO SIX MONTHS AND WEANING
SIX TO NINE MONTHS
NINE TO TWELVE MONTHS
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