Organic yummies for your babies
More than 20 years after the publication of her first book, Annabel Karmel – yummymummybeauty columnist – the UK’s number one parenting author and expert on baby and children’s nutrition, is launching her first range of organic baby purées in pouches.
Annabel Karmel’s organic purées are based on some of the most popular recipes from her books, and made with the best possible ingredients that you could find in your own kitchen.
“Ready-made fruit and vegetables purées that taste natural are much easier to make than meat and fish purees, which have always been a bit trickier and can often taste bland,” Annable explains.
“A common mistake when weaning is to continue feeding only fruit and vegetable purées after six months. This diet is too low in calories and lacks the fat and nutrients found in proteins such as meat and fish, which are important sources of iron and essential fatty acids and vital for your baby from six months.
“I researched popular dishes given to babies in order to put together delicious combinations of vegetables, meat and fish and create a selection that would give babies a wide variety of tastes. I also concentrated the ingredients to make them packed full of flavour, so there is no chance of blandness. Parents often think that the blander the better for babies, but you will be surprised by what they enjoy!”
Tested extensively on babies, the taste of natural, home cooked food, allow babies to develop healthy eating habits early in life and helps them make the transition to family food and avoid fussy eaters.
Annabel’s pouches (130g) are perfect for busy mums and dads who don’t always have time to cook from scratch or for those that feel unsure of how to start introducing meat and fish to their baby’s diet.
The range comprises of: Sunday Best Roast Chicken, Cosy Cottage Pie, Scrumptious Salmon & Sweet Potato, Lovely Lentils & Tomato, Tasty Chicken & Butternut Squash, Fruity Apple, Pear & Blueberry.
Suitable from six months, the MSRP for the purees is £1.49 and they will be available from Sainsbury’s in June and Tesco from July.
Breaking news… Liz Earle Colour
The beauty worlds a buzzin’… let me introduce to you the fabulous new make-up line from skincare guru Liz Earle. Released in the last few weeks, this much-awaited capsule collection is just what we’ve all been waiting for.
This exciting new make-up collection consists of a Perfect Fix Concealer, Natural Finish Loose Powder, Light Reflecting Concealer (great for disguising dark circles under the eyes), Healthy Glow Cream Blush, Healthy Glow Powder Blush, Natural Glow Bronzer, Lash Care Intensifying Mascara Base and a Lash Definition Smudgeproof Mascara; Eye Pencils, Sheer Lip Glosses which contain natural citrus extracts, giving a yummy pomegranate flavour; and a collection of eye catching, specially designed, super soft make-up brushes. Wow.
These stylish, reliable, multi-tasking cosmetics have been created in easy-to-wear, natural-looking, flattering shades. Luxurious, long-lasting, beautifully light textures give the skin a natural radiance and healthy luminosity; enhancing your natural beauty and helping to disguise blemishes and fine lines.
Thoughtfully designed with stylish packaging, this gorgeous make-up has been specially formulated with botanical ingredients, mineral pigments and natural vitamin E, and has been created to work harmoniously with Liz Earle’s Naturally Active Skincare range.
I’ve been lucky enough to try several products from this new collection and absolutely love them, they’re so beautifully instinctive to use; I can’t wait to try more.
Liz says: “Approachable, natural-looking beauty is our priority and our aim is to help women feel confident about how they look – helping our customers achieve natural, beautiful-looking skin, simply and without fuss every day.
“Liz Earle Colour is the natural next step for us – the finishing touch. It’s make up that really performs, it works in harmony with and delivers the same dependable results as Liz Earle Naturally Active Skincare and always looks natural, enhancing rather than masking the skin whatever your age, skintone or type or stage of life.”
Prices from £10.50, Liz Earle Colour is available from www.lizearle.com, in Liz Earle stores, on QVC and at selected John Lewis stores.