Recipes

Making Foods Fun by Annabel Karmel 

Making Foods Fun by Annabel Karmel 

Toddlers and young children make their eating decisions based on what the food looks like which means that food must be visually appealing, it needs to look nice in order for it to be desirable.
At this stage children are also ‘magical thinkers’. This means that food really does need to be fun. They use their imagination a lot, and so if you make a food a particular shape and call it something that they can relate to they will picture it that way in their minds.

I asked my colleague Annabel Karmel to write some recipes for us to inspire us mummy’s on how to make food fun!

Finger Foods for 6 month olds by Leading Children’s Cookery Author Annabel Karmel 

Finger Foods for 6 month olds by Leading Children’s Cookery Author Annabel Karmel 

Whether your baby lead weaning or following traditional weaning methods you will be offering your baby finger foods from around 6 months of age. But its often tricky to know which foods to choose, which are safe from choking and which are nutritious. Annabel Karmel shares her tips and three amazing recipes suitable from the start of weaning and beyond!

Healthy Happy Halloween

Healthy Happy Halloween

Halloween means excitement, trick or treating and bye-bye to healthy eating during this ‘spooktacular’ holiday. It’s sugary chocolate heaven and sweet treats abound!  As a dietitian I’ve got my work cut out for me but as a mum I love Halloween and the excuse for a (trick or) treat!

Fun, however doesn’t have to be sugar laden -read on for my colleague Annabel Karmel’s top tips and favourite recipes for a healthy halloween.