Special diet Christmas

From healthy & low-calorie suggestions to special diet ideas.

If you have a special dietary requirement, the festive season can sometimes be a struggle. Whether you're a gluten-free gourmet or are putting on a vegetarian Christmas, our delicious recipes will make sure no one misses out on the festive fun...

What to pick at parties

Our nutritionist's top tips will help you partake in the party season without piling on the pounds

What to eat over the festive season if you have diabetes

We've teamed up with Diabetes UK to bring you top tips

Free-from baking: How to do it

11 simple swaps to replace either gluten, dairy or sugar in your favourite bakes

Low-calorie festive recipes

Slash the calories but keep plenty of seasonal flavour with our light yet luscious recipes

Top Tip

On the day of a big night out, and the day after, I make a conscious effort to drink 6-8 glasses of water, or plenty of herbal teas or diluted juice. Even mild dehydration can lead to a headache and combined with the diuretic effects of alcohol makes maintaining your fluid intake so important.

Skills & know how

As well as helping you decide what to cook we can also help you to cook it. From tips on cookery techniques to facts and information about health and nutrition, we’ve a wealth of foodie know how for you to explore.

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