December 2018

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COVER FEATURE: 20 easy 20-minute (or less) meals • Christmas kombucha • Vegan curious? The risks and rewards • Shortcuts to banish Christmas stress • 7 diet tweaks to help reflux • Show-stopping festive sides • and much more…

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  • Festive health hacks: From dietitian Karissa Woolfe to help reduce stress as you host holiday meals.
  • 20 easy 20- minute (or less) meals: 20 speedy recipes to get you out of the kitchen quickly this silly season.
  • 7 diet tweaks to help reflux: Dietitian Katrina Pace shares ways to ease heartburn and reflux.
  • Tips for a healthier barbeque: How to keep your open-flame cooking healthy.


  • Food for thought: Editor-at-large Niki Bezzant looks at how what we eat affects the planet.


  • Shopping savvy: A legal look at ingredients, Niki’s lunch of the month, book review.
  • A guide to fish oil: HFG looks at the evidence around fish oil supplements.
  • Smart swaps: Heart health.
  • How much.. is in that? Saturated fat in yoghurt.
  • Buy better: Choosing chicken.
  • Portion distortion: Ice cream serves.

This month’s recipes

  • In season: Billington plums and peas. Tips on how to grow gem squash in The Lost Plot.
  • 5pm panic: Fast family meals.
  • Five-star fritters: Try turmeric chickpea, vege drawer cheesy or hummus and broccoli fritters.
  • Kombucha mocktails for the silly season: Cheers to delicious, non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Festive sides: Vegetable side dishes to take celebrations to new heights.
  • Single serve: Eggplant stack with mozzarella.
  • #HFG Kids: Basic tomato sauce, Bolognese and easy taco filling.
  • Sweet treats: Low-sugar tropicana desserts.

… and more!

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