Annabel Karmel weaning recipe videos

Getting to grips with the world of weaning can be a challenge. So we descended on the kitchen of leading food guru Annabel Karmel to bring you a tasty recipe series – filled with simple meals, snacks and purées, all packed with vital nutrients.

For even more inspiration, check out Annabel's brand new Baby-Led Weaning Recipe Book, with over a hundred ideas for introducing finger foods and family meals to little ones.

Krispie homemade chicken nuggets

homemade chicken nuggets

Children will love the secret ingredient in this tasty (and healthier) version of a family fave.

Date bites with carrot, coconut and raisins

energy balls kids snack food

The perfect healthy snack, these balls are packed with energy and refined sugar-free.

Fish and veg chowder

fish chowder weaning recipe

This simple chowder is a great way to introduce your baby to omega-rich fish.

Bitesize burgers

mini homemade burgers sliders

Get hands-on with these mini burgers, filled with extra nutrients – and tasty too.

Bolognese with hidden vegetables and pasta shells

Perfect for introducing lumps and textures to your baby's diet.

Butternut squash, pea, broccoli and kale purée

Trendy kale is also high in iron and calcium and rich in vitamins.

Salmon with carrots and tomato

Oily fish provides the best source of essential fatty acids, important for your baby's brain development.

Country style chicken and veg

Delight tiny taste buds with this delicious combination of sweet root vegetables, apple and fresh thyme.

Mango, peach and banana purée

These tasty and colourful fruits provide a good source of vitamin C and are easy for little ones to digest.

Lentil and vegetable purée

Lentils are a good, cheap source of protein – they also provide iron, which is very important for brain development.