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    McDonald's heartwarming Christmas advert features a little girl who saves a carrot stick for Santa's reindeer (and it's a lot less controversial than its last campaign featuring a bereaved boy)

    It's not exactly the place that springs to mind when you hear the word 'Christmas' but McDonald's may have just launched the most heartwarming festive advert yet.The fast food giant's TV campaign this year features a cute little girl who is saving the last carrot stick from her Happy Meal for one of Santa's reindeer.The curly-haired Shirley Temple lookalike carries around her carrot everywhere, and is determined not to lose it.It will melt the hearts of parents around the country - unlike the fast food giant's failed advert earlier this year that featured a storyline that revolved around a bereaved ...

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    Nutritionists slam Katie Price's new range of meal replacement diet products as potentially 'DANGEROUS' (and say they could encourage eating disorders)

    She's famous for her glamour modelling and reality TV appearances, and now Katie Price is branching out into diet products.But nutritionists have slammed the mother-of-five's meal replacement products as potentially 'dangerous,' with one saying that they could encourage eating disorders. The 39-year-old's Katie Price Nutrition range consists entirely of £20 tubs of powder that can be whipped up into shakes, which claim to provide a 'balanced and nutritious solution to help towards your weight loss goals'. Katie Price has launched a new range of meal replacement shake products, which are all priced at £20Harley Street nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert told FEMAIL that she ...

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    Revealed: The VERY surprising things you should keep in the fridge, from nuts to your FOUNDATION

    From eggs to bread and table sauces, there are certain foods that constantly cause arguments over whether they belong in the fridge or in a cupboard at room temperature.Now Good Housekeeping Institute (GHI) has revealed the right way to store some of these controversial foods - as well as more unexpected items - that will last longer if kept chilled.From foundation to flowers, these are the things you should keep refrigerated to stop them from spoiling too quickly.1. NUTS There are some unusual items you should keep in your fridge that you would probably never think to keep chilled, such ...

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    It's see-through and seasonal! Famed Chicago restaurant debuts a CLEAR pumpkin pie - and chefs promise it is NOT just a pumpkin spice Jell-O

    A famed Chicago restaurant is offering a new twist on a classic fall dish this season, and it's quite clearly — ahem — a winner.Alinea, which has three Michelin stars and is considered one of the best restaurants in the world, is known for its inventive and and extravagant tasting menu, which includes about 20 courses and sets diners back $210 to $265 each.This fall, one of several desserts added to the menu is a 'distillation of pumpkin pie' — a treat that tastes just like regular pumpkin pie but is totally see-through. Clearly buzzworthy: Alinea in Chicago has a clear ...

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    Would you like a cranky croissant or a mellow muffin? Starbucks debuts new cafe that sees the staff choosing food for their customers based on whatever MOOD they are in

    A person's mood can often have an impact on their decision-making skills, but as far as Starbucks' new eatery is concerned, your mood is all that matters when it comes to what you might like to eat. So much so that staff at the new bakery and café in the company's Reserve Roastery in Seattle will determine what a customer can eat based on what mood they say they are in, instead of simply offering them a menu.  Named Princi at Starbucks, the quirky new concept takes the power of choice out of the hands of the customer and puts it into ...

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    Britain's best chippy adds VEGAN fish made from battered seaweed and TOFU to its menu (so would you order it?)

    An award-winning takeaway has added vegan fish and chips to its menu where the main element is made from tofu and seaweed.Simpsons in Stroud, Gloucestershire, wraps slices of tofu in seaweed and the dips them in a vegan-friendly batter, before deep frying in groundnut oil.The £6 plant-based dish - which has been named 'tofish and chips' - sold more than 50 portions within 30 minutes of it being added to the menu. Simpsons in Gloucestershire now sells vegan fish and chips where the 'fish' is made from seaweed and tofuThe slabs of tofu at Simpsons - which was crowned Britain's ...

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    Let the holidays be-gin! Australia gets $295 GIN Advent Calendar - complete with 50ml bottles from distillers across the country

    First they gave us chocolate, then they gave us wine, and now it's time for something a little stronger. The very first Gin Advent Calendar has touched down in Australia, hoping to ease the stress of the holidays with a daily G&T with the help of 24 little bottles of goodness.Gintonica's $295 Australian Gin Advent Calendar comes complete with 24 50ml craft gins provided by 21 distillers from five states across the nation. The very first Gin Advent Calendar has touched down in Australia, hoping to ease the stress of the holidays with a daily G&T courtesy of 24 little bottles ...

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    He's back! Kevin the carrot returns for Aldi's Christmas advert (and this year the plucky vegetable puts his life on the line for his true love)

    The cute talking carrot who warmed the hearts of the nation last year is back as the star of Aldi's Christmas advert again.And this year, Kevin the Carrot is on a quest for love, as well as the chance to meet Father Christmas once more.The little vegetable has been popping up on dating app Happn in the lead-up to the launch of Aldi's festive campaign, but clearly had no luck finding the carrot of his dreams before starring in the new Christmas advert. Kevin the Carrot is back again for Aldi's Christmas campaign in 2017, but this time he is ...

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    Diners DEFY chef Michel Roux's ban on photos inside his Michelin-starred restaurant by sharing their covert food snaps on Instagram

    He may not like it, but Michel Roux can't stop his customers from taking photos of their food, despite putting a ban on the practice at his restaurant.Diners have defied the renowned chef's controversial restriction on taking pictures of the pretty French dishes served up at the three Michelin-starred The Waterside Inn, in picturesque Bray.Their snaps are on Instagram for the world to see, with one taken as recently as last night - days after Michel Roux announced he put a sign up to warn customers against taking photographs of the food. One foodie took a picture of food at ...

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    Make pasta using dragon fruit and replace rice with Aztec PIGWEED: Prince Charles launches campaign to use unfashionable foods to feed the world

    It doesn't sound very appetising but pigweed could soon be on the menu if Prince Charles has his way.It's one of a handful of unusual and unfashionable long-lost foods from ancient times that could help solve the problem of how to feed the world's booming population, according to the heir of the throne.The Prince of Wales has launched a campaign called the Forgotten Foods network that will be dedicated to finding more exotic superfoods to feed millions and beat global warming.   Royal approval: Prince Charles inspecting superfoods in Malaysia on FridaySome of these ancient foods are already becoming more popular, ...

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    Are these the handiest food hacks ever? People share their simple but ingenious culinary tricks to make life in the kitchen A LOT easier

    We're always looking for ways to make life easier and these savvy culinary hacks are guaranteed to ensure your time in the kitchen is a breeze.Men and women have been taking to social media to share the simple but extremely effective culinary hacks they swear by in the kitchen.From quick ways to soften butter using glass to ways to cut tomatoes much more efficiently, you'll wish you knew these tricks sooner. Creating perfectly shaped fried eggs to rival those from a McDonald's egg McMuffin is simple; all you need is a raw onion ring, which you can place in the ...

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    Aldi’s £9 dessert wine is named among the best in the WORLD by a panel of experts (and an even cheaper bottle won an award too)

    An Aldi wine that tastes of raisins, dates and toffee has been named as one of the best in the world at a prestigious competition.The £8.99 Sumptuously Rich Pudding Wine won the highest possible award, a gold medal, at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).The discount supermarket picked up a total of 19 awards at the contest, including a Silver Outstanding medal for its £5.99 Botrytis Semillon dessert wine. Aldi won a gold medal for its £8.99 Sumptuously Rich Pudding Wine and a Silver Outstanding for its £5.99 Berton Vineyards Botrytis Semillon at the IWSC this yearAldi's Pudding Wine claims to taste ...

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    It's one in a melon! Watermelon ice cream sandwiches sprinkled with chocolate 'seeds' lands in Australia just in time for summer

    A new refreshing treat has hit Melbourne, and it's sure to be one in a million - or should we say, watermelon? The watermelon ice cream sandwich has touched down in the foodie capital, and it's the perfect treat to keep Australians cool for the summer.Milkcow's limited edition creation is presented in a real slice of the juicy fruit, hollowed out and filled to the brim with watermelon-flavoured soft serve. Milkcow's watermelon ice cream sandwich has arrived just in time for summer in Melbourne The Instagram-worthy creation is a thick hollowed out slice of the juicy fruit, filled to the brim with ...

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    Revealed: How 'posh' southerners favour wine in a box while champagne is most popular in GLASGOW according to surprising map of Britain’s favourite drinks

    What you love to drink may depend on where you live, a new study has found.A very surprising map of Britain's favourite tipples reveals the different drinks we enjoy in various parts of the country.And it shows that supposedly 'posh' southerners actually prefer to drink their wine out of a box, while Champagne is the favourite drink of Glaswegians. Waitrose has published a map of British drink trends which reveal the favourite tipples of residents around the countryThe Channel Islands buy more cider than anywhere else, while city workers in Londoners like their gin to have a botanical flavour and ...

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    Everyone will want to drink to this! Weight Watchers launches new white wine that contains just 85 CALORIES per glass - and it doesn't feature the brand's logo on the label

    Get lit without gaining lbs: Weight Watchers has announced a new 85 calorie Sauvignon BlancWeight Watchers has made happy hour a bit happier with its latest product announcement.For the first time in the US, the weight loss company has launched a low-calorie wine: a Sauvignon Blanc that is just 85 calories per 5 fl. oz. serving.The boozy new offering is sure to come as welcome news to men and women watching their weight who want to get tipsy without tipping the scales.Though the Skinnygirl empire has earned fans despite (or perhaps because of) its diet-focused name, Weight Watchers' new wine doesn't ...

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