Ruby is the marketing and digital assistant at Healthy Food Guide. She loves reformer pilates and is always obsessing over superfoods.

As Christmas gets closer, the December issue of Healthy Food Guide provides you with 20 ways to boost your immunity and sail through the winter bugs season, plus there’s plenty comforting, fuss-free recipes to keep stressful cooking at bay.

If that doesn’t make you want to go out and buy a copy, here are a few more reasons as to why you should pick up our December magazine

1. Your stay-healthy plan for a sick-free Christmas
That long-awaited break is tantalisingly near, but how do you do dodge those nasty winter bugs? Jo Waters asks the experts…
Healthy Christmas

2. Healthy tonight
Breeze through your busy December weeks with our healthy and colourful recipes. From spicy squash pizzas to luscious aubergines roasted with cranberries and mint, we’ve got weeknights covered.
Spicy squash pizza

3.Tis the season… for comfort food
Need a dish that is full of comfort but minus the calories? Then we have the dishes for you, including this ridiculously tasty mac ‘n’ cheese.
Cauli mac & cheese

4.The best salad dressings
It’s time to up your salad game with our seven salad dressing recipes that can be whisked up in no time at all! Including a creamy avocado dressing and fabulously zesty tahini sauce.
Salad dressings

5.Sausage rolls
These sausage rolls taste so good, you’d never now that they’re been given our ‘healthier makeover’. The perfect party food offering.
sausage rolls

6.Plant-based Christmas
Chances are, this year you’ll be catering for a vegan or veggie at some point. To make life easier, we’ve teamed up with Mindful Chef to create some delicious healthy Christmas recipes.Festive califlower

7.Our favourite veggie canapés
From white bean and mint fritters to fresh tomato tarts, we share our fave veggie canapés that are perfect for when you might just have friends popping in.
White bean fritters

8. Fruit ‘n’ nut treats made for gifting
We’re going nuts for Annabel Langbein‘s nutty treats and so will you – especially if you try her dates stuffed with pistachios and pomegranates seeds. Heavenly.
stuffed dates

9. WIN the brand new Panasonic microwave, worth £249.99
If you’d like to cook fresh, homemade, family-friendly meals from scratch but with less fuss and in less time, enter this month’s competition to win the hottest microwave on the market!
Panasonic microwave

10. Whats the role of Vitamin D?
Vitamin D has many functions in the body. It’s essential for bone health plus it helps our bodies absorb calcium but did you know it’s also great for our immunity and can even help with depression? Read this month issue to find out more.

The Role of Vitamin D