Synopses & Reviews
Make mealtime magic for the whole family! The link between the food that children eat and their physical and general well-being is widely recognized today. Armed with this easy-to-use cookbook, you can be confident of preparing enticing food that will give your child the best nutritional start in life. Tempting Recipes. From first purees for weaning babies and delicious snacks to tempt toddlers with tiny appetites to imaginative and nutritious meals that the whole family can enjoy, First Meals includes more than 150 fully illustrated recipes, all of which have been tested on a panel of babies, toddlers, and young children. Nutritional breakdowns of recipes are included so you can be sure your child is enjoying a balanced diet. Annabel Karmel is an acknowledged expert on all aspects of feeding the under-fives. She offers clear and sensible advice on healthy eating for every stage of a young child's development and explains how each key stage affects a child's nutritional needs. Also included are effective strategies for dealing with specific problems, such as feeding a reluctant eater or a child with food allergies. Packed with delicious recipes, practical advice, and labor-saving tips for food preparation, no household with young children should be without this cookbook.
About the Author
Annabel Karmel is a leading expert on cooking for children and has written several best-selling books on the subject. she is the mother of three children, and as a buy working mother herself, she has experienced firsthand the difficulties in feeding your children. A trained Cordon Bleu cook, Annabel Karmel has combined her research into child nutrition with her knowledge of cooking, testing recipes on a panel of babies and toddlers who did not care how healthy the food was and were only impressed if it tasted good. Annabel Karmel appears regularly on television and radio and contributes to a variety of newspapers and magazines.