It's bad for our health and wellbeing; so to redress the balance Michelle recommends choosing 'free from' alternatives for traditional Christmas recipes.
"When it comes to stuffings, don't think breadcrumbs, think quinoa or rice cooked as a pilaff with vegetables, nuts and herbs," Michelle says. "If you are worried it will fall apart, bind it with an egg."
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