Recipes

Getting the balance between nutritional meals that are also tasty and appealing to all the family is no easy task. Unless you’re armed with our resident nutrition expert ANNABEL KARMEL’s delicious recipes, that is! 

Latest Recipes Posts

Baby food – home made or ready made?

If your small baby is starting to grumble after feeding, or imitating your mouth when you’re surreptitiously downing some porridge before your morning walk, then they might be getting ready for some solid food. The Food Safety Authority says to wean babies as close to six months as possible, and no sooner than 16 weeks. […]

Mulled wine – and an alcohol-free version!

Nothing says Christmas quite like Mulled Wine; it’s the perfect welcome drink for guests at your festive party. Here is our favourite recipe for great Mulled Wine – and a fab alcohol-free version so you needn’t miss out if you’re expecting!   Mulled wine recipe 1 bottle red wine 60g/2oz demerara sugar 1 cinnamon stick […]

Snowman Cupcakes

These gorgeously festive cupcakes from Annabel Karmel are the perfect way to get your kids interested in baking. Ingredients Cupcakes: 125g butter (at room temperature) or margarine 125g caster sugar two third cup superfine sugar ½ tsp lemon zest 2 eggs 125g self-raising flour ¼ tsp baking powder   Icing: 500g vanilla buttercream 20 chocolate chips […]

Warm Lentil, Halloumi and Clementine Festive Salad

Serves 2 Ingredients 3 clementines 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp wholegrain mustard 200g halloumi 250g Puy lentils 1 tbsp chopped dill 1 tbsp chopped parsley 100g pomegranate seeds Method Roughly chop the halloumi. Grate the zest of 1 clementine into a bowl, and squeeze in the juice. Whisk with the red wine vinegar, olive oil, mustard and seasoning. […]

How to Put a Stop to Dinner Time Dramas!

Family dinner time… In a perfect sitcom setting, everyone is sitting around the table, swapping stories about their day, while tucking into a deliciously tasty meal and asking for second helpings… It’s a nice image, but reality is more easily compared to the last animated zoo film you were forced to suffer at your child’s […]

Strawberry Milk Pops

Summer is in full blast and it’s time to break out the sunglasses, shorts and frozen milk pops! Rather than spending money on ice creams with unpronounceable ingredients, why not make your own strawberry milk pops? They’re easy, refreshing and healthy. This easy recipe takes ten minutes and will leave you with 12 pops. Ingredients 400g […]

Homemade jellies with summer fruits and fruit flowerpots

Jellies with Summer Fruits MAKES 6 INDIVIDUAL JELLIES ✹ 6 leaves gelatine (about 8g) ✹ 600ml cranberry and raspberry juice ✹ 40g caster sugar ✹ 175g mixed berries, such as raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and strawberries (hulled and quartered) Method: Put the gelatine in a shallow dish and pour over just enough cranberry and raspberry juice to cover. […]

Six Superfoods for Babies

We all want to give our children the best possible start in life, especially when it comes to good nutrition. Most babies are open to trying new tastes, so the months following weaning are an ideal time to get your child used to the taste of some important foods. Remember that the vast majority of […]

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