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Woman & Home Feel Good Food

Woman & Home Feel Good Food December 2019

Published by TI Media Limited Woman & Home Feel Good is the only wellbeing and fitness title that offers women of any age, any shape, any fitness level, the inspiration to feel fabulous every day. Simple changes that fit real life are the prescription to make the most of your looks, feel younger, fitter, and slimmer, reduce stress, get more vitality and live a healthier life. The magazine is divided into sections focusing on wellbeing, beauty, diet, fitness, health and ‘inner you’ and is packed with tips, expert advice and best buys.

United Kingdom
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It was the height of summer when our team began tasting every festive food and drink product imaginable from this year’s high street offerings. So, back in June, when the first of many hundreds of mince pies crossed my lips, I could not imagine being excited about REAL Christmas. But here it is, Merry Christmas! And I couldn’t be more thrilled about bringing you one of my favourite-ever issues. This is largely thanks to Rose and Jessica from my team, whose charming recipes for edible gifts will inspire you to make money-can’t-buy presents this year. They’ve even included a recipe for homemade dog biscuits! Elsewhere, our main Christmas feast has some gorgeous twists, including an aromatic, clementine-glazed turkey with gold leaf to wow your guests and a showstopping cranberry trifle with more sparklers than…

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meet our christmas contributors

Fearne Cotton Fearne has been on our screens presenting live TV since the age of 15 when she was spotted by ITV’s Disney Club. In 2017 she completed filming her 17th series of ITV’s cheeky comedy panel show, Celebrity Juice. In 2005, she joined Radio 1 where she spent 10 years, attracting over four million listeners, and earned a Sony Gold Award. With many millions of followers on social media, an award-winning podcast and a new BBC TV show, she is a media powerhouse to watch right now. Happy Vegan: Easy Plant-based Recipes to Make the Whole Family Happy (£20, Orion Spring) Mary Berry For more than four decades, Mary Berry CBE has brought her unfussy approach to cooking and baking into homes up and down Britain. Her TV series, including Classic and Quick…

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mincemeat macarons

Our twist on the classic French treat has a yummy surprise inside. Makes 60 • Ready in 1 hr, plus drying time 210g ground almonds375g icing sugar180g egg whites (about 4 eggs)45g caster sugar3tsp cornflourred food colouringbronze crunch and gold lustrepowder to decorate, optional for the filling: 200g unsalted butter, softened400g icing sugar3tbsp brandy100g mincemeat you will also need: 2 piping bags and a 1cm round nozzle 1 In a food processor, blitz the almonds and icing sugar until fine. Whisk the egg whites to soft peaks, add the caster sugar half at a time, whisking between inclusions until mixture forms firm peaks and is a thick and glossy meringue. Add the cornflour and mix through. 2 Gently fold the icing sugar and almond mixture with the red food colouring into the meringue, half at a time. Put…

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clementine spritz marmalade

Your loved ones can have their favourite cocktail on toast! Makes 1.5 litres • Ready in 2 hrs 30 mins, plus setting 2 red grapefruits1.2kg oranges1kg bag jam sugar500ml Aperol you will also need: jam thermometersterilised jars and screw-on lids 1 Cut the skin and pith from the grapefruits and discard. 2 Wash the oranges then cut off and discard the very top and bottom ‘peaks’ and cut in half. Put the grapefruits, oranges and sugar into a large, tall-sided pan. Pour over the Aperol and 500ml water. 3 Bring to the boil and reduce to a simmer then mix. Gently boil the mixture for 2 hrs, stirring occasionally. 4 After 2 hrs, use the thermometer to check the mixture’s temperature, it should be at 150C. Remove the pan from the heat and being careful not to splatter…

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brussels truffles

These may look like sprouts but they don’t taste like them! They’d make a fun gift for a veg lover. Makes 50 • Ready in 40 mins, plus setting 300g dark chocolate200ml double cream1tbsp Amaretto300g white chocolate1tsp coconut oil½ tube green food colouring3 drops of yellow food colouring 1 Melt the dark chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over, but not touching, a pan of gently simmering water. Heat the cream so it’s steaming. 2 Mix the hot cream into the chocolate a little at a time, add the Amaretto. Pour into a baking tray and cover with clingfilm. Refrigerate overnight to set. 3 The following day, roll 2tsp of the mixture in your hands to make a ball Repeat until the mixture is used up then place them on a tray and put back…

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doggy bone biscuits

Don’t forget the dogs when you’re gift making – they’ll adore these. Makes 120 • Ready in 40 mins 360g buckwheat flour, plus extra for dusting2tbsp smooth peanut butter30g oil2 eggs, beaten you will also need: bone-shaped biscuit cutter – we got ours from Lakeland 1 Heat the oven to 170C/Gas 3. Mix all the ingredients together with 90ml water, until combined and a thick dough. 2 Divide the dough in 2, wrapping a half in clingfilm, to avoid it drying out. 3 Dust the worktop with buckwheat flour. Roll out the dough to a thickness of 4mm. Cut out biscuits and place on a baking tray. Cook for 25 mins. Per serving: Cals 16, Fat 0.5g, Sat fat 0.1g, Carbs 2.5g Buckwheat flour is gluten free so great for dogs…