2013 Christmas Giveaway!

2013 Christmas Giveaway!

Hello! So, as you can probably tell by the title of this blog post, this is my 2013 CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY!! I wanted to do an extra special giveaway this year as yesterday (Dec 11th) I reached an amazing 10,000 followers on twitter! I still can’t believe it.

This giveaway is my way of saying a massive “thank you” to everyone who reads my blog, for your support. I appreciate every single comment that is left on my recipes/posts, Tweet that is sent to me and Facebook comment – it really makes my day to hear how many of you appreciate and enjoy my blogs and recipes and it really does spur me on to keep on blogging!

There’s going to be three winners for this giveaway, via a first, second and third prize, plus five runners up. All of the prizes have been donated, so a massive thank you to all of the companies who contributed. As a little disclaimer, just because I am giving these products away doesn’t mean that I endorse them or promote them above other products that I am not giving away – it just means that I have been impressed with their taste/nutritional profile over the last year and wanted to give YOU the chance to try them too!

 

SO, on to the best part.. the prizes (and how to enter!)..

 

First Prize

  • Second Prize: Higher Living tea, Nairn’s Oatcakes, Nakd Bits, Popchips, Metcalfe’s Skinny Topcorn, a month’s supply of Ohso Probiotic Chocolate Bars, Yu Snacks, Sativa Viva High Pro goodies, two 9bar selection boxes, Choc Shot, Alpro Desserts, Mustard Silicone cake mould, Eat Water pasta, MaxiNutrition Protein Milk and a PPB Bundle of chocolate, stevia & original flavour (prize not pictured)…

 Second Prize

  • Third Prize: Higher Living tea, Nairn’s Oatcakes, Nakd Bits, Popchips, Metcalfe’s Skinny Topcorn, a week’s supply of Ohso Probiotic Chocolate Bars, Yu Snacks, Sativa Viva High Pro goodies, 9bar selection, Choc Shot, Alpro Desserts, Eat Water rice, MaxiNutrition Protein Milk and a PPB Bundle of chocolate, stevia & original flavour (prize not pictured)…

Third Prize

  •  5 RUNNERS UP will also receive their own PPB (powdered peanut butter) bundle of chocolate, original & stevia…

PPB Powdered Peanut Butter

To enter this giveaway all you have to do is:

1) Leave a comment on this blog telling me your favourite food to eat at Christmas time (mine is roasted chestnuts!).

&

2) Register your entry in the widget below – using either your email address or Facebook login.

You can follow instructions within the widget for additional entries too!

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This giveaway will stay open for 3 weeks (11th Dec – Jan 1st) and the winner will be announced within the widget, as well as on social media and in my weekly newsletter the day after it closes (Jan 2nd).

Due to postal reasons this giveaway is open to UK residents only (I’m really sorry!).

Thank you again for all of your support, and good luck!!

 Nic's Nutrition Nic

 

*Please read my disclaimer page for my giveaway policy.

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  1. Oliver
    December 11, 2013 / 6:36 pm

    My favourite foods at Christmas are prawn rings! Great giveaway Nic!

    • Amie Crews
      December 13, 2013 / 8:51 am

      Just love sliced Brussels sprouts sautéed with chestnuts and little crispy bacon

    • alex evans
      December 16, 2013 / 11:14 pm

      My fav food over christmas coffee cream 🙂

    • Laura
      December 19, 2013 / 9:03 am

      My favourite thing is to bake and eat ginger bread men – I even baked wear free ones for my work friend! Yum yum!!

    • Gemma
      December 20, 2013 / 11:22 am

      I love roasted chestnuts and cranberry sauce at christmas! but not together though! 😉

    • Chelsea maitland
      December 23, 2013 / 10:19 am

      Wowee Amazing give away!!! My favourites are cranberry pate w/oat cakes & mince pies with cream!!!! Mmm

    • Natalie hudson
      December 23, 2013 / 10:40 am

      My favourite food at Xmas is !!! It’s so hard to pick one, ok got to be cheese’s lots of different kinds

    • Emma
      December 30, 2013 / 2:19 pm

      Prawns!

    • Emma
      December 31, 2013 / 10:43 am

      My new favourite Christmas treat is Soreen Festive Loaf!

    • Steven Hodgkinson
      January 1, 2014 / 7:53 pm

      Nuts

  2. Eve Parsons
    December 11, 2013 / 6:40 pm

    My favourite foods at Christmas time have got to be my Nonna’s homemade Christmas pudding… Such a treat! Mmmm!!

  3. Briony Hunt
    December 11, 2013 / 6:53 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is homemade fruit cake! Mmmm

    • nisha
      December 16, 2013 / 3:43 pm

      Tthats delicious! Mine is turkey

  4. December 11, 2013 / 6:53 pm

    What an amazing giveaway. Favourite for me has to sprouts, or anything gingerbread or mince pie flavoured nom!

  5. helen
    December 11, 2013 / 6:53 pm

    My favourite food to eat at Christmas is Wensleydale Cheese with Cranberries. I avoid cheese all year and have it instead of dessert at Christmas!

  6. elkie
    December 11, 2013 / 6:55 pm

    the best part of xmas dinner is dessert !! I make a ginger custard mousse cake every year!! yummm

    • jade taylor
      December 13, 2013 / 1:02 pm

      Yummers! Sounds amaze!

  7. Sophie
    December 11, 2013 / 6:55 pm

    I love Eating at Christmas, to many to list ha! But anything my family and I cook togeather has to be the best! Us all in the kitchen getting in each other’s way stealing ingredients/appliances having fun! Best way x

  8. Catherine
    December 11, 2013 / 6:55 pm

    My favourite Christmas food is pigs in blankets washed down with lots of champagne! x

  9. Elkie Chiu
    December 11, 2013 / 6:56 pm

    My favourite part of xmas day is dessert, every year I make a ginger custard mousse cake yumm!

  10. December 11, 2013 / 6:56 pm

    Mines mushy peas 🙂 A very special family tradition we have with our Christmas dinner! Yum!

  11. Sarah
    December 11, 2013 / 6:58 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is definitely christmas pudding, filled with lots of fruit and nuts and topped with brandy sauce 😉

  12. Vicki Hazell-Pierce
    December 11, 2013 / 6:58 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas are sprouts with panchetta!

  13. Anita
    December 11, 2013 / 6:59 pm

    I’m ashamed to say my favourite Christmas food is Celebrations….and lots of them!!! Somehow a Mars bar is so much better if it is so teeny can be held between your finger and thumb. Good job I’m training for the London Marathon eh?! Have a fab Christmas Nic xx

  14. Sarah
    December 11, 2013 / 7:01 pm

    What a great selection in the festive giveaway 🙂 Favourite Christmas food has to be piggies in blankets or mums homemade trifle. Have a great Christmas x

  15. Gemma kelly
    December 11, 2013 / 7:02 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas roast turkey 🙂

  16. December 11, 2013 / 7:03 pm

    Oh my what a treat for the winners. Congrats again for hitting 10,000 followers. Awesome giveaway Nic. My favourite thing to eat at Christmas time is pigs in blankets that’s the only time I’ll eat sausages and bacon so it’s a treat.

  17. Deb
    December 11, 2013 / 7:04 pm

    Love Brussels sprouts!

  18. Hadee
    December 11, 2013 / 7:08 pm

    What a giveaway!

    Favourite to eat over the Christmas period? I think it has to be…

    My Christmassy fruit compote!
    I stew (till soft) blackberries, plums, strawberries, pears & apples in some orange juice. Then I spice it with a ground nutmeg, cinnamon & cloves mix, and sweeten (to taste) with agave nectar or brown sugar. I store it in the fridge & eat it on oatcakes, in porridge, in Greek yogurt , or even on vanilla ice cream (if I’m being naughty). Can be eaten hot or left to cool.

      • Hadee
        December 16, 2013 / 9:08 am

        It’s wonderful! x

  19. Karen Newton
    December 11, 2013 / 7:08 pm

    My favourite is just any desserts! Yum!

  20. Karen
    December 11, 2013 / 7:08 pm

    I’ve been really looking forward to this give away Nic!!
    My favourite food at Christmas time, so hard to choose, love all food at Christmas time ..however hot mince pies with a bit of cream go down very nicely in my house hold

  21. Kelly
    December 11, 2013 / 7:09 pm

    Fab giveaway Nic, congrats on getting to 10,000 followers, you deserve it. My favourite Christmas food has to be Boxing Day cold turkey and stuffing sandwiches!

  22. December 11, 2013 / 7:09 pm

    I love turkey and cranberry sauce. On the day, in sandwiches before and after Christmas – actually any time of year!!!

  23. Nicola
    December 11, 2013 / 7:10 pm

    My favourite thing to eat at Christmas is the big Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, yummy 🙂 I also love a glass of baileys on ice, proper festive drink x

  24. Lisa Wilson
    December 11, 2013 / 7:10 pm

    My favourite food to eat at Christmas is the turkey! Or maybe jingle bell soup (courgette and carrot, a classic on Chrimbo day!)

  25. Sarah Coleman
    December 11, 2013 / 7:13 pm

    I love roast potatoes and sage and onion stuffing, but my favourite Christmas food has to be brussel sprouts! I like to fry mine with a little chilli to make them a bit more interesting. I also love them in veggie lasagna- a sprout layer then garlic mushrooms with the pasta and white sauce. Not forgetting plenty of cheese since it’s Christmas!

  26. ellie howarth
    December 11, 2013 / 7:13 pm

    My fave food at christmas is roast parsnips and cranberry sauce! Mmm.. x

  27. Hayley
    December 11, 2013 / 7:14 pm

    My favourite food is the vegetable soup I make from all of the vegetable peelings for Christmas Dinner. Always makes such a warming soup for boxing day <3 It isn't what is under your tree or on your table that is important but those that are around it 🙂

    Merry Christmas Nic x

  28. Laura Samuel
    December 11, 2013 / 7:14 pm

    my favourite Christmas food has to be the dessert since this is what I am in charge of! 😀 I always make a homemade apple and blackberry pie, freshly picked from our apple trees and blackberries from the fields by our house in the lake district. I have also attempted my first ever christmas pudding this year, even though my dad and granddad are the only ones who like them! Mince pies are another speciality of mine, wit dollop of almond frangipane in the middle as a nutty surprise 😀 if you cant enjoy puddings at christmas time there is no point!

  29. Tara Rees
    December 11, 2013 / 7:17 pm

    What a great giveaway, congrats on reaching 10,000 followers! My favourite thing to eat at Christmas is definitely candy canes off the tree. I like the traditional minty ones, but you can’t go wrong with the fruity flavours. It’s the one time of year, apart from Easter, where you can indulge in a sweet treats without feeling guilty!

  30. Leanne Macdonald
    December 11, 2013 / 7:18 pm

    I love brussel sprouts at Christmas! They are so underated!!!! 🙂

  31. December 11, 2013 / 7:19 pm

    My favourite food at Xmas is stuffing
    with bacon and chestnut.

  32. Octavia
    December 11, 2013 / 7:23 pm

    As a vegetarian my Christmas choice is a bit more limited but a good homemade (vegetarian) mince pie takes some beating, or panetone or some nice chocolate (even better if it is nice-good-for-you chocolate!). Awesome prizes – you spoil us!

  33. Lisa
    December 11, 2013 / 7:28 pm

    My favourite Xmas food has to be mince pies (with a nice glass of mulled wine!) 🙂

  34. Alice
    December 11, 2013 / 7:34 pm

    Smoked salmon with Dads homemade bread on boxing day!!

  35. Polly Tames
    December 11, 2013 / 7:34 pm

    Mine has to be pistachios…love them!!

  36. December 11, 2013 / 7:41 pm

    Boxing Day left overs are fabulous!! Best bit of Christmas!!
    Merry Xmas everyone x

  37. Michael Robbins
    December 11, 2013 / 7:42 pm

    My favorite food to eat has to be left over turkey sandwiches with cranberry sauce on boxing day!

  38. Raven
    December 11, 2013 / 7:42 pm

    my favourite food at christmas is just the insane amounts of chocolate that it is acceptable to eat!

  39. December 11, 2013 / 7:45 pm

    Ooo such a hard one- But if I had to pick one then my favourite food to eat at Christmas is the bubble & squeak made with leftover Christmas dinner veggies on Boxing Day 🙂

  40. Leigh
    December 11, 2013 / 7:46 pm

    My favourite is the gammon joint my mum cooks on christmas eve! yum!

  41. cosbie
    December 11, 2013 / 7:54 pm

    Sprouts with bacon

  42. Alli Marshall
    December 11, 2013 / 7:56 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is roasted sprouts!

  43. December 11, 2013 / 7:56 pm

    It’s got to be brussels sprouts with bacon and chestnuts!

  44. clare wright
    December 11, 2013 / 8:00 pm

    Christmas dinner leftovers in a sandwich 🙂

  45. Claire
    December 11, 2013 / 8:00 pm

    You simply cannot beat MINCE PIES WITH BRANDY BUTTER. I don’t know how I haven’t had one yet!! Xxx

  46. Holley Squires
    December 11, 2013 / 8:01 pm

    My favourite food has to be buttery bacon brussel sprouts! Yum yum yum x x

  47. rhia C
    December 11, 2013 / 8:02 pm

    My favourite part of the Christmas food has to be the different selection of meat thats always on offer! Turkey, Gammon, Chicken, Beef, Lamb and pork are always on the menu!

  48. Tessa Brown
    December 11, 2013 / 8:02 pm

    Chestnuts roasted straight on the fire are my favourite thing to have at Christmas x

  49. Cara Howarth
    December 11, 2013 / 8:02 pm

    My favourite christmas food is Definatly the fact it’s acceptable to have chocolate for breakfast! Love sprouts with pancetta on my Xmas dinner too! Xx

  50. Nicole kane
    December 11, 2013 / 8:02 pm

    It just has to be the turkey!! It wouldn’t be Christmas without it! Even better that as it’s low fat it still fits in with my healthy eating plan

  51. Claire
    December 11, 2013 / 8:02 pm

    Warm Mince pies with brandy butter. Soooo indulgent and utterly yummy xxx

  52. Karen Bernard
    December 11, 2013 / 8:04 pm

    What a great prize! My favourite food at Christmas has got to be turkey and stuffing sandwiches on Boxing Day! x

  53. Lisa
    December 11, 2013 / 8:04 pm

    Congrats on the 10k! My favourite Christmas food is my homemade chocolate fudge. I started making it a few years back and now it’s become a tradition in our house. My little boy will be helping me this year too! I make loads and gift it to relatives and colleagues. It’s not very healthy at all, but a little bit goes a long way, so it’s not too bad!

  54. Georgie Shepherd
    December 11, 2013 / 8:05 pm

    My favourite thing at Christmas is Lebkuchen- which is a German Christmas biscuit! My mum alway got them so it’s like a childhood memory! Now I bake my own 😀 fantastic giveaway! Hope you have a great Christmas! xx

  55. gillian dodds
    December 11, 2013 / 8:08 pm

    My favourite food is mince pies, traditional and christmasy x

  56. Chloe
    December 11, 2013 / 8:08 pm

    My favourite Christmas treat is mince pies!

  57. Debs
    December 11, 2013 / 8:09 pm

    My fav food at xmas is mulled wine! Ok, that’s not exactly a food lol but I love it! 🙂 x

  58. Amy
    December 11, 2013 / 8:10 pm

    Mine is the typical Christmas dinner, but with sweet potato instead of typical roasties, sooooo good! Congrats on 10K Nic! 😀 xxx

  59. Elizabeth
    December 11, 2013 / 8:12 pm

    My favourite Christmas food has to be Christmas cake! The fruitier the better! Not too much marzipan & icing, just a bit. Yum!!!!

  60. christian Breeds
    December 11, 2013 / 8:12 pm

    I love the turkey with gravy. Congrats!

  61. carla gallagher
    December 11, 2013 / 8:16 pm

    My favourite food at christmas has to be all the veggies but i do love having the excuse to indulge in a little chocolate 😉 x

  62. Nicola dilworth
    December 11, 2013 / 8:17 pm

    My brother in law makes a root veg mash. It’s insane and I love it. I have no idea whats in it but I have had it every Christmas for the past 14 years!!

  63. Helen
    December 11, 2013 / 8:19 pm

    My favorite food at Christmas time has to be all to lovely nuts around (especially the roasted chestnuts like Nic) – yummy and high in protein!!!!! I enjoy indulging in the nuts hidden in the beautifully and colourfully wrapped choccies – naughty but nice!

  64. abbey chapman
    December 11, 2013 / 8:27 pm

    Brussel sprouts!

  65. Rebecca
    December 11, 2013 / 8:29 pm

    Mine has to be smoked salmon… We eat it with eggs and toast on xmas morning and just one of those family traditions i love x

  66. Olivia
    December 11, 2013 / 8:32 pm

    My favourite food to eat at Christmas time is water chestnuts wrapped in bacon – my Mum always made them as Christmas party nibbles. Delicious. I also love a cheeky bit of stollen and a glass of mulled wine (nothing wrong with the occasional festive treat!).
    Congratulations on so many followers. Keep up the good work – you’ve really helped me!
    x

      • Darren
        December 20, 2013 / 10:30 pm

        Has to be the turkey with the family

  67. Sarah
    December 11, 2013 / 8:32 pm

    Good ol’ Christmas pud! I love all the dried fruit 🙂 And it’s only once a year. To be honest, the whole meal is a scrummy treat! Congrats on 10k 🙂 x

  68. Deb
    December 11, 2013 / 8:43 pm

    I love turkey with homemade apple sauce and nuts in there shells, love sitting cracking them open

  69. Anna
    December 11, 2013 / 8:44 pm

    Dark chocolate and toasted almond biscotti, with the biscuit base mainly ground almonds. Smells like Christmas when it’s in the oven and tastes even better!

  70. Ema G
    December 11, 2013 / 8:45 pm

    My favourite is all the Christmas dinner left overs made into a Christmas omelette

  71. Angela gunn
    December 11, 2013 / 8:48 pm

    Wow so much stuff. I love mince pies and cheese with cranberries x

  72. Jade Warner
    December 11, 2013 / 8:57 pm

    My favourite thing to eat at Christmas time is home made sticky toffee pudding with LOTS of cream!!! Xx

  73. Lauren jones
    December 11, 2013 / 9:05 pm

    Mine has to be pigs in blankets!!!! Or left over turkey sandwiches on christmas night xxx

  74. Emily Ryan
    December 11, 2013 / 9:15 pm

    This giveaway is exactly what I need! Been tuning in the past few weeks to enter it, and I will be everyday until it’s over!! I love it because I would use everything in it and I would be getting all of those things anyways so who doesn’t love saving at this time of the year!! Love you recipes!! Love the fact that you explain the complicated things, I know what things are and why they’re used, also the fact that you post other peoples’ photos of your recipes!

    • December 14, 2013 / 7:51 pm

      Aw thanks Emily – that’s so nice to hear 😀 xx

  75. Emily Ryan
    December 11, 2013 / 9:16 pm

    Oh and my favourite thing to eat is my mother’s honey roasted ham, she has perfected it throughout the years!

  76. Kelly
    December 11, 2013 / 9:20 pm

    My favourite thing to eat at christmas is cold meats and mash! Hmmm xx

  77. Jade
    December 11, 2013 / 9:22 pm

    Wow such amazing prizes! I’ve been so excited for this giveaway! My favourite food at christmas has to be parsnips glazed with honey, my favourite vegetable 🙂 X

  78. Abi Schofield
    December 11, 2013 / 9:26 pm

    My grandmas homemade christmas cake cannot be beaten! She makes it 2 months early to get all moist and it taunts me til Xmas day but it’s soooooo worth the wait!

  79. Kerry Padley
    December 11, 2013 / 9:26 pm

    Mmmm chocolate Brazils xx

  80. Cryssy
    December 11, 2013 / 9:26 pm

    Christmas pudding is the best!! So stodgy and sweet such a treat!

  81. Rebecca Nixon
    December 11, 2013 / 9:27 pm

    My favourite but not the healthiest food at Christmas is a Chocolate Orange ! When my Grandma died my mum took over the tradition of all the children having one. Happy memories ❤

  82. Jill Sutherland
    December 11, 2013 / 9:32 pm

    The prizes look amazing!

  83. Nikki
    December 11, 2013 / 9:34 pm

    Ferrero rochers… The ultimate Christmas indulgence 🙂 yummyyyyyy!

  84. Laura Conlin
    December 11, 2013 / 9:39 pm

    What an amazing (yummy) prize!!

    Such a tough question – Christmas is my time of year to indulge (although I try to still keep up my gym workouts!). I think my absolute favourite has to be gorgeous smoked salmon and king prawns as a starter on Christmas Day. It’s so fresh and doesn’t bloat you before the main event!

    X

  85. Ruth
    December 11, 2013 / 9:40 pm

    my homemade spelt mince pies – yummy!!

  86. Zoe
    December 11, 2013 / 9:40 pm

    Pigs in blankets! Naughty so I only have them at Xmas & always look forward to them x

  87. December 11, 2013 / 9:44 pm

    What a fantastic giveaway! Congratulations on reaching 10,000 followers, I only started following your blog a few months ago but have been finding it to be soo helpful.

    Sharon x

    • December 14, 2013 / 7:51 pm

      Thanks Sharon! Glad to help everyone 🙂 xx

  88. Joanne Jolley
    December 11, 2013 / 9:48 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is the home made mince pies delicious light and very festive they taste even better as they are made with my grandson and baked with love.

  89. Olwen Peters
    December 11, 2013 / 10:00 pm

    Great give-aways! Hard to choose a favourite, but Christmas wouldn’t be the same without delicious fresh fruit salad and double cream, a family tradition for Christmas breakfast in our family. Yum

  90. Kelly
    December 11, 2013 / 10:07 pm

    Brussel sprouts rock! They are my fav Christmas food and even better out in a healthy juice

  91. Becky Chignell
    December 11, 2013 / 10:09 pm

    Honey Roasted Carrots and Parsnips!

  92. Fiona
    December 11, 2013 / 10:11 pm

    My favourite food to eat at christmas time is granary bread with proper butter and smoked salmon for breakfast on christmas morning! Yum!

  93. Sarah Hamilton
    December 11, 2013 / 10:11 pm

    Amazing giveaway!

    My fave Christmas food? So tough to choose, but I do ADORE pigs in blankets. And sausage rolls. And pickled onions. And……….and………!

  94. Louise Menmuir
    December 11, 2013 / 10:16 pm

    My favourite food to eat at Christmas is sage and onion stuffing. Oh and Brussel sprouts! Yum!

  95. Mac
    December 11, 2013 / 10:19 pm

    My favourite food is pork, placed in the oven on Xmas Eve on a low heat. Coming down the stairs on Xmas Day and smelling the slow roasted meat is amazing. Either that or sprouts mixed with chestnuts.

  96. Carla McCarthy
    December 11, 2013 / 10:32 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is After Eights, not the healthiest! X

  97. Hannah
    December 11, 2013 / 10:34 pm

    Oooh that’s a tough question. Something I only have on Christmas Day is my mums cranberry and water chestnut stuffing. It is delicious and the sweet/sour berries plus crunchy water chestnuts mean I have seconds and thirds!

  98. Lozz
    December 11, 2013 / 10:43 pm

    my favourite food at Christmas time has be to Cauliflower Cheese !

  99. Tara Mackenzie
    December 11, 2013 / 10:51 pm

    I love Brussels sprouts at Christmas . Great giveaway & congrats on 10k followers on twitter! I love reading your blog!

  100. December 11, 2013 / 11:05 pm

    Definitely has to be parmesan parsnips!

  101. Jessica Lyons
    December 11, 2013 / 11:18 pm

    My favourite christmas treat is one of my homemade mince pies and a glass of mulled wine! This year the mince pies will be all gluten free and extra yummy!!

  102. Sophie Parker
    December 11, 2013 / 11:39 pm

    Such an amazing giveaway with lots of yummy treats! My favourite Xmas food is mince pies as I only realised a few years ago it wasn’t real mince meat, now I’m addicted! X

  103. Nic
    December 11, 2013 / 11:40 pm

    Christmas is my favourite time of year and is great for my sweet tooth!

    I always look forward to a yummy Yule log which has to have white filling not chocolate!

  104. Nichola
    December 12, 2013 / 7:33 am

    Sprouts & roasted parsnips mmmm

  105. December 12, 2013 / 8:06 am

    Mashed swede and sticky roasted parsnips, yum! Oh and chocolate of course! Such an amazing bundle of prizes, fingers crossed x

  106. Frances
    December 12, 2013 / 8:43 am

    At the grand old age of 22 I experienced my first roasted chestnut last week & that’s it, converted! Always a sucker for traditional mince pies and mulled wine however..! Merry Christmas x

  107. Lauren
    December 12, 2013 / 8:47 am

    My favourite thing to eat at Christmas is a home made turkey curry with the left over Turkey! Yum yum xxx

  108. Amy
    December 12, 2013 / 9:15 am

    I love the turkey soup my Mum makes on boxing day, served with crusty bread. And a good Christmas buffet, and anything chocolatey.. I like it all basically!

  109. Harley Lothian
    December 12, 2013 / 9:23 am

    Amazing giveaway and thank you for continuing to provide us with invaluable nutrition knowledge. My favourtie food to eat at Christmas has to be stolen cake!!! Merry Christmas x

  110. Alice Moore
    December 12, 2013 / 9:31 am

    Out of all the marvelous Christmas deliciousness I could choose from, my favorite has got to be roast turkey, cranberry and bread sauce sandwiches..in the mixed spice bread loafs that we always make on Christmas morning! x

  111. Charlie
    December 12, 2013 / 9:32 am

    Mince Pies!!

  112. Alexandra langley
    December 12, 2013 / 9:42 am

    My favourite food at Christmas has to be the bacon from the top of the turkey!!! Loving the giveaway nic! Merry Christmas to all x

  113. December 12, 2013 / 9:57 am

    Pass on the mince pies.. it’s the brandy butter that I want, just give me a spoon and a bowl full of it.. I’m done.

  114. Natalie Hurst-Pollard
    December 12, 2013 / 10:30 am

    My favourite Christmas food is lebkuchen biscuits! Husband make a batch of homemade ones this year which are amazing!

  115. Laura
    December 12, 2013 / 10:46 am

    Home made mince pies with no sugar mincemeat and alpro single Creme

  116. Kathy Tetley
    December 12, 2013 / 11:42 am

    It’s got to be Mums Christmas Day tea! An array of yummy cold meats, salads, cheese and crackers, nuts, egg mayo… the list goes on and on!! It’s even worth missing Christmas lunch for! #nomnomnom

  117. Saima Hussain
    December 12, 2013 / 11:47 am

    Congrats on reaching 10000 followers, you deserve the great following. My fave food to eat at Xmas is roasted veg. A mix of parsnip, sprouts and carrots, yummmmy!x

  118. Jenni
    December 12, 2013 / 12:36 pm

    Cheese and biscuits! Nothing quite like taking your bra off on Christmas night and having half a nairn and loads of bits of stilton fall out.

  119. December 12, 2013 / 12:41 pm

    Big Congrats on all your success! My favourite food at Christmas time is the sneaky croissant and glass of champers on Christmas morning, I look forward to it all month!

  120. Karen Parker
    December 12, 2013 / 1:25 pm

    Although not food, Baileys is my favourite!

  121. Claire
    December 12, 2013 / 1:56 pm

    Scurly, a Scottish stuffing made with oatmeal and onions cooked with coconut oil 🙂

  122. Grainne
    December 12, 2013 / 3:31 pm

    Oddly, my favourite Christmas food is….Sprouts! I think they’re marvelous 🙂

  123. Emma Sturgess
    December 12, 2013 / 4:19 pm

    I love roast turkey with pigs in blankets yum yum my favourite

  124. Alexandra
    December 12, 2013 / 4:22 pm

    Favourite food is mushroom pierogi with beetroot soup (traditional Polish dish – the pierogi are baked, so similar to mini pasties). Thank you for the giveaway 🙂

  125. Isobelle Keith
    December 12, 2013 / 5:18 pm

    Lobster as an alternative to Turkey 🙂

  126. Sheena Hunter
    December 12, 2013 / 5:18 pm

    I love medjool dates.

  127. claire monaghan
    December 12, 2013 / 5:24 pm

    Newly discovered starter for Christmas is roasted figs stuffed with herby goats cheese and smoky bacon drizzled with cranberry balsamic dressing! It’s fantabulous!

  128. Jo belson
    December 12, 2013 / 5:29 pm

    Turkey Turkey Turkey. Can’t get enough of it!

  129. Leigh Fenn
    December 12, 2013 / 6:23 pm

    satsumas if im being good, mince pies if im being naughty lol

  130. Rhian
    December 12, 2013 / 6:29 pm

    My favourite food at Xmas is all the delicious meats – gammon, turkey, beef yum!

  131. Ross Morgan
    December 12, 2013 / 6:30 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is pigs in blankets without a doubt

  132. NIX
    December 12, 2013 / 6:33 pm

    Black pepper and salted cashews, had them in German Christmas market off a stall last year! Yum

  133. December 12, 2013 / 6:36 pm

    It’s got to be Stilton with a glass of Port… Heaven! Great giveaway, fingers crossed! x

  134. Manon James
    December 12, 2013 / 6:42 pm

    My favourite food to eat at Christmas has to be bread sauce! 😀

  135. Sarah
    December 12, 2013 / 6:42 pm

    Congratulations! My favourite food is naughty but nice gingerbread men! I make soft ones with my two little ones and we have fun both making them (very messy lol!) and eating them (can also be messy!) 🙂 xx

  136. Andrew Cox
    December 12, 2013 / 6:45 pm

    Hot home made mince pies, with a little bit of full fat cream. Because if you’re not allowed to treat yourself at Christmas, when can you?! Keep up the great work, Nic! ⛄️

  137. December 12, 2013 / 6:48 pm

    My dad makes an amazing sage and onion sauce/stuffing! Great giveaway, it would make my Christmas to win any of these goodies!x

  138. December 12, 2013 / 6:50 pm

    Oh and happy Christmas!x

  139. Celia Jones
    December 12, 2013 / 7:19 pm

    Has to be roasted brussels with olive oile, garlic and thyme. miles better than boiled ones 🙂

  140. Fiona
    December 12, 2013 / 7:30 pm

    Pigs in blankets with cranberry sauce… Yum!

  141. Lindsay Paxton
    December 12, 2013 / 7:41 pm

    Leftover turkey sandwiches with stuffing, pigs in blankets, bread sauce and a little bit of cranberry sauce…amazing!

  142. Rebekah Mckenzie
    December 12, 2013 / 7:44 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is the turkey and onion saged stuffing

  143. December 12, 2013 / 7:45 pm

    Wow what an awesome giveaway! And congrats on so many followers 🙂 my fave Christmas food is probably German spice biscuits or Lebkuchen – we always eat them watching Christmas movies!

  144. Raina Dickinson
    December 12, 2013 / 8:00 pm

    I must confess to loving everything christmas! love fruit cake, christmas pudding & mince pies, cheese, mulled wine 🙂

  145. Danielle spouse
    December 12, 2013 / 8:01 pm

    My favourite is prawn cocktail at Christmas

  146. Charlie Brown
    December 12, 2013 / 8:08 pm

    Smoked salmon and blinis for breakfast 🙂

  147. Katie Clarke
    December 12, 2013 / 8:22 pm

    Probably my mums homemade fudge, or ice cream pie, or roasted chestnuts….. Just too many to decide!

  148. Yvette
    December 12, 2013 / 8:27 pm

    My favourite used to be pigs in blankets but since becoming vegetarian my new alternative that I love to have at Christmas are quorn cocktail sausages. I also love mulled wine at Christmas (although not a food:))

  149. Emily Ryan
    December 12, 2013 / 8:30 pm

    Who doesn’t love roasted vegtables? Especially parsnip and carrots!!

  150. Jade ashdown
    December 12, 2013 / 8:37 pm

    I love marzipan stuffed dates and figs with a nut selection – honey roasted mmm!

  151. Katrina
    December 12, 2013 / 9:02 pm

    I just love demolishing the homemade gingerbread house! Still a child at heart!

  152. Rose Smith
    December 12, 2013 / 9:27 pm

    Favourite food to eat at Christmas is without a doubt chocolate log, mum has made it every year since I can remember and even now Christmas isn’t Christmas until the amazing chocolatey goodness is served after a massive Christmas dinner!

  153. Olwen Peters
    December 12, 2013 / 9:29 pm

    As well as fresh fruit salad and cream for Christmas day breakfast my other most favourite must be a big fry-up of all the left over veg on Boxing day -nothing quite as good as that for the rest of the year.

  154. Laura Cuddon-Large
    December 12, 2013 / 9:33 pm

    Boxing day leftovers…Boxing day soup and turkey sandwiches. Delicious

  155. Nafisah
    December 12, 2013 / 9:43 pm

    My favourite thing to have this time of year are cranberries or gingerbread biscuits 🙂

    Congratulations on reaching over 10,000 twitter followers. You’re awesome keep doing what you are doing. xxxx

  156. Liza Salt
    December 12, 2013 / 10:10 pm

    My favourite Christmas food is homemade Christmas pudding – all those giant juicy fruits and nuts are heavenly! Served with brandy cream or total Greek… Now I can’t wait for Christmas! *

  157. Hayley johnson
    December 12, 2013 / 10:34 pm

    My Mums Christmas lunch, Turkey with lots of roasted veggies and cranberry, lovely

  158. December 12, 2013 / 11:06 pm

    Roasted sweet potatoes are one of my favourite things to have at Christmas!

  159. December 12, 2013 / 11:07 pm

    My favourite Christmas food is my mum’s home made potato croquettes, yum yum! What a fab giveaway 🙂

  160. Laurette Tahmassian-Zarneh
    December 13, 2013 / 3:28 am

    My favourite Christmas food is my granny’s slow cooked juicy scottish cut of beef silverside, my dads herb-marinated meaty Iranian stuffed vine leaves (I know not very Christmassy) and my mums coffee enriched tiramisu!
    __________
    Having lost over 5 stones since January you have inspired me so much this year nic and have been a constant support; ensuring I can continue my passion of cooking / baking but in a healthy way. If I was here for Christmas your recipes would have been made in abundance. For Christmas Eve a warm slice of your healthy banana bread with a spiced latte enjoyed after Christingle Service. For Christmas Day pre-church a scrummy bowl of overnight oats, crunchy homemade granola, quinoa porridge or 2 ingredient pancakes – served with your recommended greek yoghurt, fruits and peanut butter with a dash of cinammon and chia seed sprinkling. And for the main event one of your nutritious soups for starter, followed by silverside and vine leaves with ALL of the trimmings (cooked in 1 kcal spray of course). Finished off with your fab desserts and snacks that I’ve been accustomed to trying with your Sunday reminders such as carrot cake muffins and 3 ingredient cookies to name a few (in my Santa requested silicone baking equipment like yours)! And not forgetting Boxing Day leftovers – mixing it all together to create one of your meatloaf muffins!
    __________
    Alas this year is all change. With the passing of my granny my sister and I decided to embark on a tour of Thailand for Christmas / New Year. So we will be enjoying the aromas and flavours of a very non-traditional Christmas in various Thailand locations! Of course there’ll be treats along our journey commencing on our flight via India (although I wonder if the food will be as healthy as your recent upload of your friend receiving some very nutritious inflight snacks?!), but as your motto says – everything in moderation – and enjoying ANY food with my family in the warmth of the festive (Thai) cheer is always my favourite type!
    __________
    Thankyou for an inspirational 2013 nic; here’s to bringing back some inspiration from the array of food markets and restaurants I’ll be sure to experience across the ocean into your much anticipated recipes of 2014!
    __________
    Congratulations on your Nic’s Nutrition blog! Oh – Merry Christmas and Happy New Year (for when they come)!

    • December 14, 2013 / 7:55 pm

      awh, what a lovely message to read – thank you so so much 😀 xxx

  161. Melanie
    December 13, 2013 / 6:04 am

    My Favourite Christmas food is the prawns (barbecued). YUM! They go so well with the hot Australian day on Christmas 🙂

  162. Claire Bostock
    December 13, 2013 / 6:09 am

    Baked camembert is always a winner! We ones to be shared between the couples in the family so aswell as being ridiculously tasty it has that aspect of Christmas togetherness! Perfect!

  163. Rob jude
    December 13, 2013 / 6:13 am

    Christmas pudding!

  164. Kate
    December 13, 2013 / 6:20 am

    I love Christmas, its my favourite time of year! Probably Christmas Dinner as I love a good roast and seem to only have turkey on Christmas Day (other than the left overs!) The best thing is sitting at the table with all my favourite people and celebrating together! Merry Christmas all and a Happy New Year!

  165. Lucy
    December 13, 2013 / 7:03 am

    All the little treats to nibble on! The yogurt/chocolate coated nuts, the nuts you have to crack open yourself, and we always have huge plates of dried figs and cranberries. They’re the best 🙂 happy Christmas!

  166. Steph
    December 13, 2013 / 7:06 am

    It has to be the Boxing Day leftovers – cold meat, roast vegetables, bubble & squeak and chutneys followed by more Christmas pudding! Can’t wait!! Congrats on the milestone and here’s to the next year!! xx

  167. Sarah R
    December 13, 2013 / 7:18 am

    My favourite Christmas food is fruit cake with Wensleydale cheese, a fabulous festive combination! I just wish that the cake could contribute to one of my 5- a- day…..!
    Merry Christmas Nic and congratulations on your great blog!

  168. Sarah Read
    December 13, 2013 / 7:22 am

    It has to be my mums Christmas Cake! X

  169. Carol Shea
    December 13, 2013 / 7:23 am

    So hard to choose. Christmas Eve Salmon koulibac; On the day Smoked Salmon, or fried almonds or pan fried livers in balsamic; but maybe the freshness of the crispy shredded salad with leftovers on Boxing Day. raw sprouts, fennel, celeriac, carrot, spring onion, cucumber… The end of naughtiness.

  170. Jo welsh
    December 13, 2013 / 7:31 am

    Homemade Christmas cake.

  171. December 13, 2013 / 7:40 am

    Congratulations 10,000 followers is amazing

    • December 13, 2013 / 7:42 am

      And my favourite Christmas food is the Lindt Christmas Snowmen!

  172. Laura
    December 13, 2013 / 7:42 am

    My favourite Xmas food has to be mince pies nothing says Xmas more. Love making my own mincemeat with the help of the boys and trying and experimenting with the pastry. If I’m feeling extra naughty have one out of the oven with a little helping of brandy butter yummy!

  173. Rosanna van Dijk
    December 13, 2013 / 7:47 am

    Hmmm thats a tough question! I think I will have to say that my favourite food is definitely stuffing! The perfect mouthful = turkey and stuffing xxx

  174. ginny
    December 13, 2013 / 7:59 am

    No doubt about it, for me, it’s all about the veg – steamed brussels sprouts, root veg sweet, dark and roasted and loads and loads of spiced red cabbage – bejewelled and christmassy!

  175. Kristy
    December 13, 2013 / 8:01 am

    Honey Roasted Peanuts

  176. Melissa
    December 13, 2013 / 8:05 am

    MINCE PIES ALL THE WAY!!

  177. cathy cockburn
    December 13, 2013 / 8:06 am

    i love stollen

  178. Neal
    December 13, 2013 / 8:07 am

    The best Christmas food for me has to be pigs in blankets. I just can’t get enough of them.

  179. Jane
    December 13, 2013 / 8:09 am

    Oh what a choice! I think Christmas pudding with brandy butter has to be the best (just a small sliver though!!)

  180. Amy
    December 13, 2013 / 8:10 am

    Definitely hot porrige with cinnamon, agave nectar, ground almonds and blueberries 🙂

    Merry Christmas Nic!! xx

  181. Andrea
    December 13, 2013 / 8:13 am

    A full on Christmas dinner 🙂

  182. Jennifer Straker
    December 13, 2013 / 8:14 am

    My favorite Christmas food is Brussels sprouts with boiled chestnuts nom nom

  183. Martyn
    December 13, 2013 / 8:25 am

    Has to be my grandmas mince pies, it’s just not Xmas without em.

  184. Helen
    December 13, 2013 / 8:26 am

    Amazing give away Nic! My favourite Christmas food is Ainsleys crumble mince pies..which are no longer on the market! So this year I will try make my own…a mince pie but with a crumble top…warmed in the oven with cream…YUM! I am sure it will fit my macros some how hehe

  185. Iva Bednarova
    December 13, 2013 / 8:28 am

    Cukrovi … Traditional Czech Christmas cookies …. Made only at Christmas time, the best thing in the world 🙂

  186. Helen
    December 13, 2013 / 8:33 am

    Oh, it has to be the veggies. Normally a mix of sprouts, chestnuts and romenesco – yum yum!

  187. Andi Wilkinson
    December 13, 2013 / 8:46 am

    I hope I don’t get black listed for this……. Lindor chocolate balls filled with peanut butter, or a little more healthy M and S chilli baked salmon side.

  188. December 13, 2013 / 8:58 am

    Amazing giveaway! Fingers crosseD! 🙂 My favourite food to eat at Christmas is just the main Christmas dinner I think! So good! I also love my Granny’s mince pies, always delicious.

  189. Sam Boarder
    December 13, 2013 / 9:09 am

    My favourite thing to eat at Christmas is Chocolate yule log and snowballs to drink! Great giveaway 🙂

  190. Sam Boarder
    December 13, 2013 / 9:11 am

    My favourite thing to eat at Christmas is Yule log and snowballs to drink! Great giveaway 🙂

  191. Diane Ireton
    December 13, 2013 / 9:12 am

    Got to be Christmas pudding 🙂

  192. Rachael McHaffie
    December 13, 2013 / 9:13 am

    Big congrats on 10k!! Giveaway looks amazing too, lots of effort put into it! My favourite Christmas food has to be pigs in blankets! Or my Nan’s stuffed pork fillet, mmmm. Can’t beat a good glass of scholar either 🙂 xo

    • December 14, 2013 / 7:56 pm

      Hehe, I’ve been planning it for months (!!!) thanks Rach 🙂

  193. deborah mawson
    December 13, 2013 / 9:16 am

    My favourite food at Christmas is pine nuts , cranberries and goats cheese on bruschetta or cheese biscuits.

  194. Sharyn Case
    December 13, 2013 / 9:17 am

    My favourite food at Christmas is pate on toast followed by Clottie pudding !!!

  195. deborah mawson
    December 13, 2013 / 9:18 am

    Another favourite is left over turkey with wholegrain mustard. Yum.

  196. deborah mawson
    December 13, 2013 / 9:21 am

    My absolute favourite thing is watching my childrens faces when the tree is up. That’s when the magic happens. I buy a big bag of toffees and thread cotton through the wrappers and hang them on the tree.

  197. Talisa
    December 13, 2013 / 9:24 am

    Congratulations on reaching 10,000 followers Nic! :-)… My favourite food at Christmas is my mums home baked currant slices – they are amazing!! X

  198. December 13, 2013 / 9:35 am

    My favourite thing to eat at Christmas are nuts, like walnuts and hazlenuts, that my family and I crack open ourselves!
    Congrats on 10 000 followers, Nic – It won’t be long til you hit 100k I’m sure 🙂

  199. Danielle butler
    December 13, 2013 / 9:35 am

    My favourite thing to eat at Christmas is my moms homemade mince pies with Brandy cream!

  200. December 13, 2013 / 9:45 am

    Well Done Nic, you made it to 10,000 before Christmas 🙂

    Is it wrong that I love all the food at Christmas, its got to be my favourite meal of the year. Turkey, veg, roast potatoes, pigs in blankets covered in gravy – yummy!

  201. December 13, 2013 / 9:48 am

    My favourite food at Christmas time is definitely mince pies! I’ve just baked some puff pastry mince pies so I’m looking forward to trying them.

    Merry Christmas!
    Becca x

  202. December 13, 2013 / 9:53 am

    It has to be the dessert.. a decent trifle… Any healthy version recipes?

  203. December 13, 2013 / 9:55 am

    My favourite food to eat at Christmas is definitely orange and lemon slices! What a treat 🙂 x

  204. Annelies
    December 13, 2013 / 9:59 am

    I just love all things shaped Christmassy (Stars, Xmastrees, Santas, Bells), somehow it just tastes better 🙂

  205. December 13, 2013 / 10:13 am

    Cranberry sauce

  206. Amy Gittins
    December 13, 2013 / 10:14 am

    This giveaway sounds amazing! My favourite food to eat at Christmas time has to be the Yorkshire puddings my brother makes every year when the whole family is together at Xmas. It’s such a tradition now. He’s made them since he was 10 and he’s now 31!! :0)

  207. Rhiannon
    December 13, 2013 / 11:03 am

    Mince Pies! They symbolise everything christmassy!

  208. Marko Vukovic
    December 13, 2013 / 11:32 am

    My favourite Xmas ffod is the traditional British dinner, roast turkey with all the trimmings !

  209. Carolyn Corrin
    December 13, 2013 / 11:40 am

    I love home made mince pies, gingerbread, and don’t forget the turkey sanswiches.

  210. Rosie Morgan
    December 13, 2013 / 11:40 am

    I love eating lychees at Christmas!

  211. Lucy
    December 13, 2013 / 12:51 pm

    My favourite is bread sauce – the naughtiest!!!
    Only eat it once a year though – 80/20!! Thanks Nic 🙂

  212. Lori Odders
    December 13, 2013 / 1:22 pm

    My favorite food at Christmas is hot homemade cider or twice baked sweet potatoes 🙂 I didn’t know if a drink would count as a favorite food 😉
    Thanks for the contest Nic!

  213. December 13, 2013 / 1:25 pm

    Cheese! It’s an excuse to bring out the cheeseboard and oodles of Stilton.

    And really, really well done on the followers! x

  214. Solange
    December 13, 2013 / 1:29 pm

    My favourite Christmas food is pigs in blankets

  215. Laura
    December 13, 2013 / 2:10 pm

    Stuffing!! 🙂

  216. Sam Boarder
    December 13, 2013 / 2:13 pm

    Yule log and snowballs! great giveaway 🙂

  217. December 13, 2013 / 2:14 pm

    A Christmas tub of Mini Cheddars…the only time of year I eat them and do I go to town or what?! Great blog, great giveaway :).

  218. Patti
    December 13, 2013 / 2:19 pm

    My fav thing to eat at Christmas time is pecan pie! It’s the only time of the year that I allow myself to eat it!

  219. Gemma
    December 13, 2013 / 2:33 pm

    Fav food at Christmas has to be mushy peas with the Christmas dinner a long standing tradition from my Yorkshire family which the southerners in my life just don’t get 🙂

  220. Charlie
    December 13, 2013 / 3:04 pm

    So much yummy food its hard to choose …. HOWEVER my mum always treats us to this at Christmas (its too decadent for any other time of year ;D) Marks & Spencer toffee and pecan meringue roulade – IT IS INCREDIBLE!!!!!!!

  221. December 13, 2013 / 3:17 pm

    I’m the weirdo of my family for this but I absolutely love sprouts and prawn cocktails. My family are the weirdos for not loving them! 😉

  222. Jessica @ OrganicallYou
    December 13, 2013 / 3:24 pm

    I love sweet potatoes with marshmallows! Yummmy! Thanks for the chance to win 🙂

  223. December 13, 2013 / 3:27 pm

    Wow Nic, what an amazing giveaway with so many cool prizes! Congrats to getting to 10k, fab achievement.
    My favourite food has to be Christmas pudding – especially after watching it flame!

  224. Danica
    December 13, 2013 / 4:30 pm

    My favourite has to be pigs in blankets!

  225. Drew Guard
    December 13, 2013 / 5:00 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is Mince Pies by a country mile!! I can’t get enough of them – just ask my waistline!! 😀

  226. Laura Mellott-Batty
    December 13, 2013 / 5:02 pm

    Hmmm…my favourite food is definitely cheese and biscuits! Mature cheddar or Wensleydale and cranberries with some chutney are my first choices. Great giveaway! Xx

  227. December 13, 2013 / 5:05 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is cheese and biscuits! The stronger the cheese the better 🙂

  228. December 13, 2013 / 5:06 pm

    Congratulations on reaching 10k followers and what an amazing Christmas giveaway! 🙂

  229. December 13, 2013 / 5:09 pm

    Realised I forgot to say what my favourite Christmas food is, mine would have to be smoked salmon! 🙂

  230. Gemma salmon
    December 13, 2013 / 5:57 pm

    Fantastic giveaway!! Ooh sooo many nice things I love to eat at Christmas… Wensleydale with cranberries on crackers, mince pies… But think it’s the full Christmas dinner with all the trimmings I love the best yummy!!!

  231. Danielle Vedmore
    December 13, 2013 / 7:17 pm

    Has to be mince pies! Especially home made ones!

  232. Helen
    December 13, 2013 / 7:17 pm

    My mum’s veggie lentil roast…yummmmmmmm! Xxx

  233. Emma
    December 13, 2013 / 8:44 pm

    For me it has to be Christmas lunch! Nothing too fancy, just roast turkey, with potatoes, some veg and pigs in blankets, followed by Christmas put! My favourite meal of the whole year 😀 x

  234. Andrew Crascall
    December 13, 2013 / 9:07 pm

    Firstly, congratulations on reaching 10,000 followers. Great job. There is nothing better than a warm mince pie at Christmas time – absolutely perfect!!!!

  235. Madison
    December 13, 2013 / 9:30 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is definitely my grandma’a homemade festive crumble! So delicious 🙂

  236. Jess
    December 13, 2013 / 10:25 pm

    My favourite food at christmas is vegetables!! No, really lol, my boyfriend won’t eat veg and rather than cooking two separate meals, I tend to go with his more unhealthy choices…. but when christmas comes around and there’s a table full of people wanting all the trimmings, I just pile up all the veg I can manage and eat a years’ worth in one go LOL!

  237. nicki
    December 14, 2013 / 8:27 am

    christmas cake and christmas phd! I’m the only one that likes them, yay!!

  238. Lou
    December 14, 2013 / 10:32 am

    Well done Nic! My favorite is definitely my Christmas Cake! It has been maturing and being fed full of brandy for weeks now! Merry Christmas! X

  239. Mel Briscoe
    December 14, 2013 / 10:59 am

    I have always loved pigs in blanket at Christmas.

  240. December 14, 2013 / 12:31 pm

    My favourite Christmas food is stuffing! It’s the only time of year I ever eat it so is a special treat x

  241. Gordon McAndrew
    December 14, 2013 / 2:07 pm

    Hi Nic. Your prizes look fantastic, ive got my fingers crossed.
    I have several favourite foods at Xmas but if I had to pick one….. it has to be the stuffing! Never have it unless its Xmas and it goes perfectly with a bit of turkey and cranberry sauce!
    Keep the recipes coming!

  242. Hazel
    December 14, 2013 / 4:17 pm

    My favourite foods at Christmas time are gammon, quality street and roasted parsnips! (Although not all together haha!).

  243. Hazel
    December 14, 2013 / 4:19 pm

    My favourite foods at Christmas time are gammon, quality street and roasted parsnips! (Although not all together haha!) This is a fantastic giveaway, I’ll keep my fingers crossed!

  244. Ross Turbet
    December 14, 2013 / 4:26 pm

    Christmas means fighting over the stuffing portions and then finish the meal off with my aunt’s fruit pavlova, it is all excellent. One day of massive over indulgence!

  245. Louise Kelly
    December 14, 2013 / 4:39 pm

    Congratulations on 10,000 followers. My favourite Christmas food is smoked salmon. X

  246. Kat
    December 14, 2013 / 5:14 pm

    My favourite thing to eat is chocolate selection boxes because it’s the only time of the year I get them!

  247. Paul Roberts
    December 14, 2013 / 6:18 pm

    Has to be pigs in blankets…!

  248. Joy
    December 14, 2013 / 6:34 pm

    My favourite christmas food is brussel sprouts. I am legitimately obsessed with them! I will eat them by themselves, in a stiry fry, leftover! My healthy vitamin packed christmas treat!

  249. Rachael Alfonso
    December 14, 2013 / 6:46 pm

    My fave thing to eat at Christmas time is cheese and crackers with chutney!

  250. marie
    December 14, 2013 / 7:23 pm

    Where I start…it has to be glazed ham…delicious on the day and tastes.eveb better as leftovers x

  251. Dorthe Nielsen
    December 14, 2013 / 7:44 pm

    I love traditional Danish ris-a-la-mande. And I love my homemade curly kale stew 🙂

  252. Victoria Bennett
    December 14, 2013 / 9:04 pm

    Congratulations on your followers!!! and a merry Christmas too 🙂 anyway, I am addicted to oranges (clemetines) at this time of year. and ginger fudge and anything gingerbread actually especially the homemade goodies xx

    • December 14, 2013 / 9:38 pm

      Thanks Victoria! I’m working on a gingerbread cookie recipe tomorrow actually 🙂 Look out for it! xx

  253. Catriona Campbell
    December 14, 2013 / 11:42 pm

    What an amazing give away! Love all your recipes.
    My favourite thing to eat at Christmas has to be the traditional mince pie.. With a little bit of creamy Lancashire cheese.. Yum!
    Have a great Christmas and please keep up the great nutrition blogs, posts and recipes!

    • December 14, 2013 / 11:57 pm

      Aw thanks Catriona! I will do 🙂 Good luck! x

  254. December 15, 2013 / 9:23 am

    My favourite Christmas food is my Grans Chocolate log, it only happens once a year and never fails to be amazing! I also love the boxing day meal as you have all the leftovers from the big chritsmas dinner, plus more cheeses and other snack bits. SO GOOD!

  255. Amy Dodge
    December 15, 2013 / 11:45 am

    My favourite xmas food is good old brussel sprouts but are family makes a great sherry stewberry trifle for pudding.xx

  256. December 15, 2013 / 1:19 pm

    My fave food to eat over Chrimbo is choccies!!!! Choccies from the tree, from a selection box, from anywhere! I LOVE CHOCOLATE! Have a great chrimbo and new year babes!! Fingers crossed for LizFish1 to win!! xxx

  257. Emily Ryan
    December 15, 2013 / 1:26 pm

    How could you not love eating the big Shepard’s pie every year made up from old leftovers, this year I made your salmon cakes and mom has me doing them for starters on Christmas morning!!

  258. Yaz
    December 15, 2013 / 3:08 pm

    Wow what an amazing giveaway! Very kind 🙂

    Ooooohhhh… i’m torn between roast potatoes/chocolate/yorkshire puddings.
    I’m going with roast potatoes 😉

  259. Hazel
    December 15, 2013 / 4:33 pm

    I love gammon as the Xmas eve staple, with the fat trimmed off as I prefer my meat that way! Also love quality street, and roasted parsnips 😀

    So glad you’ve finally got 10,000 followers, I am doing a nutrition course at university at the moment and websites like yours will only help in the education of healthier food choice to make my future career easier!

  260. Dani
    December 15, 2013 / 5:02 pm

    Being the real foodie that I am I love everything on offer at the table from Traditional Turkey to the naughty sweet treats. My standout favourite would have to be our family friends boneless curried goat served in warm homemade roti bread washed down with a glass of fruit punch (a little taste of the caribbean) 🙂

  261. John Doyle
    December 15, 2013 / 5:24 pm

    It’s all about pate, sausage rolls and lovely sherry trifle

  262. Lucy Dodd
    December 15, 2013 / 8:48 pm

    Just want to say thank you for such a great website!
    Since becoming a paraplegic I have learnt that I have to pay much more attention to what I eat now.
    Your recipes taste fab and are brilliant for helping me to maintain a healthy weight.
    Ok, so onto the Christmas food…I know that it’s actually a drink but can’t beat a retro homemade snowball at Christmas time!
    Thanks again Nic and keep up the good work!

    • December 15, 2013 / 9:03 pm

      Hi Lucy, thank you so much for your lovely comment. I’m so glad to have helped you 🙂 Love your entry!! I’m going to Google it now!! Good luck 🙂 xx

  263. Lucy Bush
    December 15, 2013 / 9:31 pm

    It’s all about the cheese and biscuits and as many jars of pickles that can fit on the table 🙂

  264. December 15, 2013 / 9:48 pm

    Mince pies.. I KNOW they aren’t good for me, but it is only once a year….

  265. Chloe
    December 15, 2013 / 9:53 pm

    Wensleydale cheese, a spicy chutney and oatcakes my perfect christmas day evening snack!

  266. December 16, 2013 / 8:54 am

    My favourite food to eat is stollen. I know I shouldn’t but it’s Christmas 🙂

  267. December 16, 2013 / 9:31 am

    Always a sucker for a mince pie (or six) at christmas!

  268. Saronya
    December 16, 2013 / 10:16 am

    I love having a mug of warm Baileys hot chocolate with my mom and sister on Christmas Eve after everyone goes to sleep.

  269. Eileen Teo
    December 16, 2013 / 10:45 am

    I like pigs in blankets!

  270. Nathan
    December 16, 2013 / 10:46 am

    It’s a toss up between a home-made protein stollen / a sweet-potato fitness fritata!

  271. December 16, 2013 / 12:59 pm

    It HAS to be the CHEESES!!! 🙂 xxx

  272. Chloe
    December 16, 2013 / 1:05 pm

    You can’t beat a delicious homemade mince pie fresh out the oven at Christmas! Amazing giveaway – thank you, Nic! x

  273. December 16, 2013 / 1:44 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS NIC!!! You have done amazingly well!!

    Favourite xmas food for me has to be brussel sprouts – I adore them and will definitely be trying brussel sprout juice that I keep on hearing about that!

    Aside from that prawn cocktail and chocolate covered brazil nuts!

    Katrina x

    • December 16, 2013 / 5:49 pm

      Thanks Katrina! Love your choices 🙂 However think I’ll leave the brussel juice 😉 haha!! xx

  274. Rosie
    December 16, 2013 / 2:35 pm

    I love making (and eating) homemade chocolate truffles… It’s become a christmas tradition

  275. Rosie
    December 16, 2013 / 2:47 pm

    This is the perfect Christmassy food hamper!! I’m not a fan of traditional christmas pudding so I make a warm chocolate ‘bombe’ pudding instead! We will definitely be making your Greek yoghurt pancakes on Christmas morning, instead of our usual bacon sandwiches! Will top with chocolate Alpro yoghurt and berries again!

  276. Rosie
    December 16, 2013 / 2:48 pm

    Definitely homemade chocolate truffles… it’s become a Christmas tradition.

  277. Kat
    December 16, 2013 / 6:19 pm

    My favorite Christmastime food is sugar cookies!

  278. Madeleine Dixon
    December 16, 2013 / 9:35 pm

    Nic, this giveaway is AMAZING! I love all Christmas foods, but my mums homemade cranberry sauce is my absolute FAVOURITE! she makes it with with fresh cranberries with a secret ingredient (that she still refuses to divulge!!) its just so delicious with turkey/ cold meats/ cheese and crackers…i can eat it by the spoonful! It wouldn’t be Christmas without it!

    MERRY XMAS 😛

  279. Laura Howard
    December 16, 2013 / 10:41 pm

    What a wonderful giveaway! My favourite christmas treats are anything chocolatey, ferrero rochers and roses always seem to make an appearance under the tree! Congrats on the 10k followers and here’s to the next 10k! 🙂 xx

  280. Melissa Red
    December 18, 2013 / 7:21 am

    Mince pies

  281. Vicky Goodenough
    December 19, 2013 / 7:58 am

    My fave food is the sherry trifle my partners mum gets from the local bakery every Christmas….only have it once a year and its amazing!
    Merry xmas!! 🙂

  282. Christina Paine
    December 19, 2013 / 8:02 am

    My favorite are cracking Brazil walnut & cob nuts at Xmas . Thank you 🙂

  283. Fiona Sellwood
    December 19, 2013 / 8:06 am

    I love mince pies and different cheeses and biscuits. I actually really just love having everyone round to help me eat it all

  284. Shel thompson
    December 19, 2013 / 8:10 am

    Fresh salmon on Xmas morning!

  285. Sean Bennett
    December 19, 2013 / 8:10 am

    Mince Pies for me!

  286. Clare Timmington
    December 19, 2013 / 9:58 am

    My favourite food at Christmas is just about all of it! 🙂 but especially pigs and blankets! yumm, and all the stuffing with the roast, even better!
    Love your site, keep up the great work.
    Clare x

  287. Jemma Knowles
    December 19, 2013 / 10:13 am

    Hi Nic,

    What a giveaway! My favourite Christmas food is parmesan roasted parsnips, I only eat them at Christmas so look forward to them all year! x

  288. December 19, 2013 / 8:19 pm

    Congratulations, here’s to the next 10,000! My favourite Christmas food are pigs in blankets. For some reason, we only ever have them at Christmas and I just think they’re amazing! Hope you have a lovely Chirstmas. xx

  289. Samira
    December 19, 2013 / 9:28 pm

    Amazing giveaway, I have only been following your blog for 6 months and
    Your beat the sugar and christmas survival posts have bedn lifesavers!!!
    Fav food at christmas has to be a few cheeky honey roasted parsnips 🙂

  290. Amanda
    December 19, 2013 / 9:54 pm

    I love to have roast turkey and all the yummy veggies 🙂 Great competition so exciting and well done on reaching 10,000 followers on twitter! I’m glad i found you on twitter as you have helped me over the years!

  291. Sarah
    December 19, 2013 / 10:16 pm

    Homemade Christmas pudding! (although none match up the ones my nan used to make!)
    Recently came across your blog and love it.

    Merry Christmas x

  292. Rach
    December 20, 2013 / 7:38 am

    My favourite Christmas food is Christmas dinner! I love all the bits that go together to make 1 special meal. Yum yum yum!
    Merry Christmas to you and best wishes for 2014! xxx

  293. Jennifer
    December 20, 2013 / 11:19 am

    Hi Nic!

    Love fruit mince pies yum yum hope u have a fab Chrissy x

  294. Jane S
    December 20, 2013 / 11:22 am

    Mine favourite is Christmas pudding, can’t beat it! 🙂

  295. December 20, 2013 / 11:43 am

    hm, I am not really a festive and holiday loving person, also Latvian traditional Christmas foods don’t really appeal to me (hope I don’t sound snobbish), thus I would say that my favorite food, no, drink is tea – self picked forest strawberry and raspberry, different herbal ones, ginger etc. Tea makes me feel warm and I can snuggle with a cup of tea in bed and watch some series…

  296. December 20, 2013 / 1:27 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is my mum’s Christmas pudding with double cream. Nothing unusual, I just love all the mixed dried fruits, spices and overall combination of flavours, Christmas in a bowl 😛

  297. Andrea
    December 20, 2013 / 1:58 pm

    The whole Christmas dinner 🙂
    It’s only once a year!

  298. Kirsti
    December 20, 2013 / 4:44 pm

    This Christmas I am enjoying all the naughty as sweets before starting afresh in the new year following a lot of your recipes! X

  299. Kirsti
    December 20, 2013 / 4:45 pm

    That should say Xmas sweets not as sorry!

  300. Claire McAdam
    December 20, 2013 / 4:56 pm

    I love stuffing, not the healthiest but its yummy!

  301. Lee
    December 20, 2013 / 6:53 pm

    chicken and stuffing !!!!!!!!!!!! love the stuff

  302. Lee S
    December 21, 2013 / 8:30 am

    turkey or chicken or anything protein really 🙂

  303. Rhi
    December 21, 2013 / 11:44 am

    Advent calendar chocolates! <3 Brings me back to childhood; still get one every year now 🙂

  304. December 21, 2013 / 11:47 am

    My favourite food to eat at Christmas is the cheeeeese! Always have a huge cheeseboard with my homemade cranberry sauce. Mmm Brie & cranberry. Divine! x

  305. Kelly mathieson
    December 21, 2013 / 4:28 pm

    Gluten free oat meal turtle bites! Healthy, quick and christmassy once you add in some crandberries and cinnamon!

  306. Alisha
    December 22, 2013 / 4:28 pm

    My favorite thing to eat at Christmas time is sugar cookies with icing!! I could eat a whole batch they are soooo good!

  307. Ruth
    December 22, 2013 / 5:12 pm

    My favourite is Turkey, i consider myself lucky to adore it, as many dislike the meat and its so good for you. However I would have said chocolate but one cannot restrict this favouritism to Christmas alone…

  308. Colleen Campbell
    December 22, 2013 / 6:21 pm

    My favourite food to eat is a couple of slices of gammon topped with 2-3 pineapple rings.
    Great giveaway Nic and congratulations on reaching 10,000 followers! Happy Christmas! Xx

  309. raj sandhu
    December 22, 2013 / 8:11 pm

    roasted honey glazing parsnips, we only ever have them at xmas and i’m so looking forward to it

  310. Hele R
    December 23, 2013 / 9:48 am

    Rather naughty but I love peppermint bark 🙂

  311. Victoria
    December 23, 2013 / 10:17 am

    What a fantastic hamper and well done on 10k followers.

    I love Christmas pudding with brandy butter totally naughty but it’s Christmas lol xx

  312. cheryl
    December 23, 2013 / 8:01 pm

    My favourite food is anything with the custard poured out of the family airloom father xmas jug!!

  313. Kate
    December 23, 2013 / 8:43 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is so hard to choose, so many different things on offer!! Maybe the smoked salmon starter? Or the cheese board..

  314. laura ansell
    December 24, 2013 / 12:36 am

    Definatly black forest gateaux or roast parsnips….not much of a chocolate lover so thats no good for me but that dessert is the best and only available at christmas 🙂 xxx

  315. Kate Cunningham
    December 24, 2013 / 8:49 am

    My favourite food at Christmas is mince pies. Love to taste a variety – warm but not too hot. Heaven!

  316. December 24, 2013 / 4:18 pm

    Sprouts! Chopped and cooked in coconut oil and served with a handful of roasted chestnuts.

  317. December 24, 2013 / 4:19 pm

    My definite favourite food is steamed sprouts dry fried with a little pancetta and walnuts. Yum!

  318. Victoria Tutt
    December 24, 2013 / 9:10 pm

    Oooh I love red cabbage cooked slowly with apples and cranberries

  319. Jenna
    December 26, 2013 / 7:34 am

    Hi Nic, what a fab giveaway! My favourite food to eat at Christmas is quite different! I was born and grew up in NZ and go home every year for a summer Christmas with my family. My favourite thing to eat are Strawberries , I have vivid memories of helping my Grandma pick them from her amazing veggie patch the day before Christmas to have on top of the pavlova!! Another lovely thing to eat is cherries, I always got a big container full in my Santa stocking!! I hope you had a great Christmas and best wishes for the New Year!! Jenna x

  320. Cat Wilson
    December 26, 2013 / 12:07 pm

    What a super giveaway! I love to have Wensleydale cheese with cranverries. Nomnom! Hope you had a lovely day 🙂

  321. Jo Heron
    December 26, 2013 / 1:29 pm

    I have a few favourite Christmassy foods – sprouts, parsnips, pigs in blankets, turkey! Oh and nuts, but that’s all year round x

  322. Pauline
    December 26, 2013 / 2:30 pm

    Favourite Christmas dish for me has to be strawberry trifle ;D never eat it the rest of the year. It’s got to have sponge fingers in the jelly too, not just plain. Thanks

  323. Emily Ryan
    December 26, 2013 / 6:17 pm

    I usually look forward the the amount of loaded desserts BUT this year the only thing that would hit the spot were the vegetables! The roasted carrots and parsnips, the mushy peas, even the Brussels sprouts!!

  324. Nikita Allcorn
    December 26, 2013 / 9:57 pm

    I have to say Boxing Day is my favourite for food with the left over cold meat jacket potatoes and salad for dinner yum!

  325. Rob Baxter
    December 26, 2013 / 10:08 pm

    cranberry sauce is the most awesome food at christmas

  326. carey p
    December 27, 2013 / 4:45 am

    Fudge and sugar cookies

  327. December 27, 2013 / 3:25 pm

    wow nic, amaaaazing. thank you so much! CONGRATULATIONS GIRL on the 10k, thats epic, i can only dream of that eek!

    Favourite food at christmas is bread sticks with thousand island dip, my guilty buffet pleasure oops!

    lots of love, Em x

  328. Rosie
    December 27, 2013 / 3:34 pm

    Definitely leftover toasted turkey, brie and cranberry sandwiches! Hope you’ve had a lovely christmas… look forward to more yummy recipes in the new year! 🙂 xx

  329. Hayley
    December 27, 2013 / 3:41 pm

    My favourite food to eat at Christmas is good old traditional trifle 🙂

  330. Debbie
    December 27, 2013 / 3:48 pm

    Has got to be mince pies with a naughty dash of cream!

  331. December 27, 2013 / 4:56 pm

    This Christmas my favourite food to eat has to be nakd’s Cola infused raisins. I even made a mini zola raison Christmas pudding from them it really was amazing and only slightly strange!

  332. Louise carver
    December 27, 2013 / 5:21 pm

    My fave Christmas food is chutney! Goes amazingly with the cheeseboard and it’s a Christmas treat! <3 love Christmas! Well done on the followers lovely! Your doing a great job with the blog, love the recipes! X

  333. Glenn
    December 27, 2013 / 10:36 pm

    Mince Pies all the way, just has to be eaten, without question! Took my time entering this, but I’m in. Great site, really does give me so many amazing ideas. 😀

  334. Jacqueline murray
    December 28, 2013 / 2:12 am

    My favourite food to eat at christmas is homemade Florentines , I make them with almonds pecans
    Sour cherries, cranberries and ginger ! Perfect with a cappuccino sprinkled with cinnamon!
    I like to make a huge batch , box them up and use as Christmas gifts for friends & family!

  335. Kylie
    December 28, 2013 / 9:50 am

    Awesome giveaway. Your blog is so inspiring and motivating! Loving the 80:20 rule! My favourite Christmas food is honey roast parsnips…especially the ones that are a bit burnt at the edges! I’m also partial to an After Eight mint or two!

  336. Penny Stephan
    December 28, 2013 / 6:56 pm

    I know its simple, but roast potatoes really are my favourite part of Christmas. I am an absolute potato addict and really have to restrain myself when trying to be good, so I let myself gorge on them a little on Christmas and Boxing day… I may of also brought a couple of leftovers home 😉

  337. Simonne
    December 28, 2013 / 10:29 pm

    Prawn cocktail, stuffing & pigs in blankets – fave Xmas food

  338. Debbie Forster
    December 28, 2013 / 10:41 pm

    It’s a tough choice between Thornton’s Milk Collection and honey roasted vegetables for me!!
    I love following your blog as it’s very inspiring! I’m sure I’ll be making lots of the recipes in January!

  339. Sarah Fallon
    December 28, 2013 / 10:44 pm

    Roasted Almonds! Yummy x

  340. Lynda Robertson
    December 29, 2013 / 6:40 am

    My favourite Christmas food is mince pies with brandy cream. Not terribly healthy, I know. But I do run it off!

  341. Charlotte
    December 29, 2013 / 8:03 am

    Walnut whips! 🙂

    Amazing giveaway, someone is going to be very lucky – and all the runner ups too! Hope the prizes get put to good use.

    Good luck everyone <3

  342. December 29, 2013 / 9:19 am

    I’m going to be honest here… I love it everything at Christmas! Champagne and eggs on Christmas morning (why can’t we do that everyday…?. Waiting for the big roast and trying to fight off the array of chocolates and bread sauce calling your name. Pretending to like dad’s boxing day turk- curry (with too much curry paste in it). I love inventing new ways to makeover the Brussel sprouts… Everyone always awaits my new concoction in great anticipation (not!). This years I roasted them with pancetta and pomegranate, they were a hit. Out roast got burnt because our oven went nuts.. The sprouts and turkey were the only survivors, so that was hilarious. Would love this happy so much, to start the year off right!

  343. Rachael McHaffie
    December 29, 2013 / 10:28 am

    Hey Nic, great giveaway! My fave Christmas food has to be pigs in blankets, drool. Or I love a good bagel with some salmon and cream cheese for breakfast! xx

  344. Carla
    December 29, 2013 / 12:15 pm

    I’ve just entered it! Thx for the giveaway.

  345. Carla
    December 29, 2013 / 12:30 pm

    so, my fave Xmas food are mince pies made with gojis, and white mulberries.

  346. Nicole Butterworth
    December 29, 2013 / 2:23 pm

    My favourite Christmas food has to be cheese and biscuits with celery & red grapes! Your giveaway looks great Nic 🙂

  347. Kiera Parkes
    December 29, 2013 / 8:01 pm

    Hi Nic, love your blog and recipes, this is a fab giveaway! I think my favourite Christmas food is roast sweet potato- but as that is not of my faves all year round I’m going to say warm mince pies with either Greek yoghurt or cream depending how I’m feeling!

    • December 29, 2013 / 9:19 pm

      Ooh that sounds gorgeous!! Thank you Kiera 🙂 x

  348. Nicola
    December 29, 2013 / 8:16 pm

    My guilty secret of my favourite Christmas food is Mint Matchmakers. I’m not sure why I love them so much but they make me feel Christmassy and remind me of being at home with family! I can’t get enough of them over Christmas… yum!

  349. Nicola Simmons
    December 29, 2013 / 8:30 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas has to be a tie between roasted chestnuts and bubble and squeak on Boxing Day using all of the left over veg from the Xmas dinner…. Yum yum. Hope you’ve had a lovely Xmas x

  350. Dawn
    December 29, 2013 / 8:55 pm

    My favourite food to eat at Christmas is turkey sandwiches especially this year as I’d made my own piccalilli 🙂

  351. Lauren
    December 30, 2013 / 12:44 am

    My favourite food at Christmas is gingerbread!

  352. Geraldine
    December 30, 2013 / 12:45 pm

    My favourite food to eat, at Christmas, are Clementines. They are so refreshing after all the over-indulgence and the smell and juice just screams Christmas to me. 🙂

  353. Alice mccomb
    December 30, 2013 / 12:45 pm

    My favourite food at christmas is the red cabbage and roasted Brussels!! Mmm

  354. December 30, 2013 / 12:46 pm

    I make a chestnut & cranberry nut roast every yr for Christmas & it is my fav thing 🙂

  355. Grace
    December 30, 2013 / 12:47 pm

    We always have gammon and it’s beautiful. I’d say that was my favourite! Although I have been ill since Christmas Eve so missed everything 🙁 doesn’t feel like it even happened!

    Congrats on 10,000 follows. Your tweets, advice and receipts are much appreciated! X

  356. Vicky Dickson
    December 30, 2013 / 12:47 pm

    My fav food to eat at Christmas is the main dinner. I love turkey, sprouts and parsnips.

  357. Neil McLeod
    December 30, 2013 / 12:47 pm

    3 bird roast but I let go for a couple of week at Christmas hope you’ve had a good Christmas and have a great new year

  358. Marisa
    December 30, 2013 / 12:48 pm

    Christmas Eve Italian feast!

  359. Lizzi Rew
    December 30, 2013 / 12:52 pm

    I love everything about breakfast on Xmas morning – smoked salmon and spicy scrambled eggs with cinnamon french toast made with slightly stale croissants with a large mug of Beanies Irish Cream coffee – AMAZING!

  360. Sam Ward
    December 30, 2013 / 12:58 pm

    My favourite food is pigs in blankets! What’s not to love!!!

  361. Sam Ward
    December 30, 2013 / 1:01 pm

    My favourite Xmas food is pigs in blankets – what’s not to love!!! We only have them at Xmas so it makes them even more special!! Congratulations on 10,000 followers & happy new year!!

  362. Sam Ward
    December 30, 2013 / 1:04 pm

    My favourite Xmas food is pigs in blankets – what’s not to love!!!!

  363. rebecca Jones
    December 30, 2013 / 1:07 pm

    smoked salmon is my fav food to eat at christmas 🙂

  364. Liv
    December 30, 2013 / 1:19 pm

    I love to eat as much smoked salmon as possible at Christmas!

  365. Sarah Jepson
    December 30, 2013 / 1:21 pm

    Has to be Brussel sprouts and pan fried pancetta for me

  366. Mark Lawrence
    December 30, 2013 / 1:23 pm

    Home made Christmas cake with the thick icing on top! Nothing comes
    close!

  367. Stephanie Adams
    December 30, 2013 / 2:34 pm

    It has to be a turkey dinner with all the trimmings…veg, veg & more veg especially roasted parsnips, stuffing, cranberry sauce, the lot! Followed by Christmas pudding. Yum! x

  368. Stephanie Adams
    December 30, 2013 / 2:36 pm

    It has to be a turkey dinner with all the trimmings…veg, veg & more veg especially roasted parsnips, stuffing, cranberry sauce, the lot! Followed by Christmas pudding x

  369. December 30, 2013 / 6:07 pm

    I just love food! So all things at christmas are exciting, but my favourite has to be the combination of turkey, cranberry & stuffing… i literally can’t think of a better taste fusion!

  370. Anke
    December 30, 2013 / 11:09 pm

    My typical christmas treat is makowki. Its a sweet dish my grandma makes out of poppy seeds, raisins, a special fluffy bread, milk and sugar. I look forward to that for the whole year!

  371. Helen Hopper
    December 30, 2013 / 11:53 pm

    Turkey, cranberries and spouts, nom nom. For dessert some healthy homemade gingerbread cake! Have a happy and healthy new year Nic. X. x.

  372. December 31, 2013 / 9:19 am

    Although this isn’t particularly healthy I don’t eat it any other time of the year, so when I get home from uni for the Christmas holidays to see cheese & crackers I’m absolutely made!
    Some pickles on the side never hurt anyone :p

    Amazing give away! Good luck everyone 🙂

  373. Sarah
    December 31, 2013 / 9:30 am

    My favourite Christmas food has to be Christmas pudding with a naughty dollop of brandy butter! It is Christmas after all….! x

  374. Siobhan
    December 31, 2013 / 9:50 am

    My favourite Christmas foods have to be the homemade lemon stuffing my mum makes and Brussels sprouts fried in a little butter. Absolutely delicious, I could eat a whole plate! Happy New Year Nic! :)x

  375. Davis White
    December 31, 2013 / 9:52 am

    At this time of year my favourite food is a homemade clootie dumpling. As long as it is made by my Mum using a recipe passed down from my Dad’s side of the family. So GOOD. Amazing on its own or topped with roasted pecans and served with ice cream or cream, for extra indulgence.

  376. Jade Beagle
    December 31, 2013 / 10:03 am

    Wow, what a competition! Hope you had a merry christmas 🙂 this year was a different christmas for me. After being a vegetarian for 12 years, this year was my 1st returning to meat! So this christmas my favourite food was….pigs in blankets!! 😀 but for every other christmas I’d spent as a veggie I’d say anything apple and cinnamon flavoured!! Just so festive!! 😀 happy new year Nic xx

  377. Afrah Sattikar
    December 31, 2013 / 10:03 am

    Most people hate brussel sprouts but I love them! Either roasted with a bit of garlic and rosemary, or stir fried with chillies and some ginger. Not traditional but super yummy and healthy!! 🙂

  378. Emma
    December 31, 2013 / 10:52 am

    Definitely smoked salmon canapés!

  379. Jo Weston
    December 31, 2013 / 1:35 pm

    Roast turkey! Even better cold with salad, cranberry sauce and stuffing! Either that or the not so healthy Baileys yule log I made this year!

  380. SJ
    December 31, 2013 / 6:19 pm

    Definitely some smoked salmon with lots of fresh lemon juice! Bread optional! Nice additions are watercress and light soft cheese! Yum!

  381. SJ
    December 31, 2013 / 6:26 pm

    Really love taramasalata with some chopped up veg like carrots or cucumber, naughty but nice, good fats!

  382. December 31, 2013 / 7:41 pm

    marzipan dipped in choccie 🙂

  383. Stephen Wills
    December 31, 2013 / 8:03 pm

    Love me some Turkey, it gets a bad rap from “celebrity” chefs

  384. Kathy McComb
    December 31, 2013 / 8:59 pm

    Wooooow that’s a real Christmas selection box!! 🙂 my favourite food at Christmas time has to be my version of Christmassy porridge every morning! Hotmilk, oats, and cranberries, almonds and cinnamon – in my favourite red and white bowl!! Have a happy, healthy and successful new year! 🙂 xx

  385. Kathy McComb
    December 31, 2013 / 9:11 pm

    Wooow that’s a real Christmas selection box!! 🙂 My favourite food at Christmas time has to be my own wee version of Christmassy porridge every morning – hot milk, oats, and cranberries, almonds and lots of cinnamon – all in my favourite red and white bowl or it doesn’t taste the same! 🙂 great giveaway Nic, have a happy , healthy and successful new year!!xxx

  386. December 31, 2013 / 11:29 pm

    Turkey and cranberry sandwiches!

  387. Charlotte Moseley
    January 1, 2014 / 11:18 am

    Its a naughty treat – but definitely mince pies. Even naughtier is taking the lid off and squirting cream inside! Yummy!

  388. Danielle spouse
    January 1, 2014 / 11:20 am

    My favourite is lobster starter I love seafood x

  389. Craig Swinscoe
    January 1, 2014 / 11:31 am

    Christmas pudding!!!

  390. Michelle Leonard
    January 1, 2014 / 11:32 am

    What a wonderful prize to start the new year!

  391. Emily
    January 1, 2014 / 11:53 am

    Roasted parsnips & Christmas pud!

  392. Heather
    January 1, 2014 / 1:21 pm

    For Christmas I love eating cranberry sauce with everything!

  393. Karen
    January 1, 2014 / 2:33 pm

    My favourite is the Boxing Day Bubble and Squeak made from all the leftovers, including chopped up pickled onions! Served in a leftover Yorkshire Pudding with loads of Turkey gravy.

  394. January 1, 2014 / 5:52 pm

    Has to be pig in blankets – only time of year I have them

  395. Leanne
    January 1, 2014 / 6:02 pm

    Sprouts – love them!

  396. Kristian
    January 1, 2014 / 6:06 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is Turkey salad for the whole week after.

  397. Mark
    January 1, 2014 / 7:09 pm

    My favourite food at Christmas is my homemade mince pies

  398. Matt
    January 1, 2014 / 7:54 pm

    Favourite food has definitely got to be my nan’s home made mince pies!

  399. Hannah Thomas
    January 1, 2014 / 8:20 pm

    Favourite Christmas food has got to be sausage meat stuffing and honey coated parsnips! Yum!x

  400. Kate Charlton
    January 1, 2014 / 10:49 pm

    Gorgeous golden and crispy roast potatoes!!!!
    And Turkey sandwiches on Boxing Day with a cheeky sprinkle of salt!!! Can’t beat it! 🙂

  401. Pauline
    January 1, 2014 / 11:28 pm

    White Stilton with apricots – I only buy this at Christmas as a real treat; I love bubble and squeak on Boxing Day with leftover Brussels sprouts and potatoes (I always cook too many just so I can cook this the next day!)

  402. Mary Chez
    January 2, 2014 / 12:35 am

    I like turkey

  403. Cat
    January 2, 2014 / 6:27 pm

    My fave Christmas food is turkey with homemade spiced cranberry sauce 🙂

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