14 Food Mistakes You Should Avoid Making on Christmas Day

Take the basting butterflies out of your stomach and banish any stress this Christmas with our sage cooking advice.

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Let’s face it: anyone who says they’ve never been anxious about making the notorious Christmas dinner is a fibber. However, if you’re looking ahead to the nerve-wracking first time, or are a seasoned veteran suffering from that post-turkey stress then we have a few key tips for you to try.

The “big bird” has been a staple part of this seasonal meal for over 60 years and so many Brits will be eating it on the 25th December.

It’s not like that’s the only thing you have to worry about; there are the sprouts, stuffing, parsnips, potatoes, pigs in blankets, pudding, sauces, drinks, canapés, presents, music – and what feels like a million other things.

In order to take the basting butterflies out of your stomach, we’ve teamed up with our friends at Nexium Control® to offer up some sage advice on preparing the perfect festive feast. It’s always the little things that make the biggest difference, so follow these pointers to take the pressure off.

If you’re still in need of some help this season, check out our 10 Ways to Making Better Food Choice at Christmas.

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