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Michelle Beadle Struts Her Stuff

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Eva LaRue’s Holiday Memories

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Viva Was There! The 2015 Emmy Awards

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The Juno Cup Promotes Balanced Living

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Jordana Brewster’s in the Driver’s Seat

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Coconut raspberry cakes

Makes: 12 little cakes Ingredients: 1 x 400g tin of coconut milk 200g softened, unsalted butter (plus extra for greasing) 150g coconut sugar or light...

Smokey mushroom and roast kale lasagna

Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 30g dried porcini 450g mushrooms 25g butter, plus more for greasing Olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley 150g kale, stalks removed,...

Parsnip, butter bean and blackberry traybake

Serves: 4-6 INGREDIENTS: 750g parsnips, peeled A small bunch of thyme 6 bay leaves 2 tablespoons wholegrain mustard 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons runny...