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Quick & Easy

If the thought of midweek cooking is too much to bear, Boxed is about to become your new best friend. Not your average frozen dinner, Boxed boasts great tasting, high quality ingredients for flavour without fuss. Choose from the likes of king prawn, chicken & chorizo paella, or gourmet mac and cheese – we promise...

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Go Ape for Cake

Guilt-free baking has arrived! A number of celebs, including Fearne Cotton and Deliciously Ella, have teamed up with Cakes for Apes as they fundraise to help save orangutans. Head to their website for exclusive recipes and to learn how you can get involved. www.cakes4apes.org

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Bring on The Roux

The Balmoral in Edinburgh is about to get even bigger. 3-Michelin starred chef Alain Roux, son of the iconic Michel Roux, is set to head up the brand new brasserie at the hotel, opening later this year. Get your bookings in quick! www.rocofortehotels.com

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Spring Sundaes

Get ready for warmer weather with Mackie’s brand new tropically inspired ice cream. Combining their famously smooth, creamy ice cream with the fresh flavours of mango and passionfruit, these limited edition tubs are bound to create queues. www.mackies.co.uk/

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Snack Time

Mid-afternoon cravings need not ruin your healthy eating intentions. Award-winning fruit crisps, Spare Fruit, are made from the ‘ugly’ fruit rejected by British supermarkets, promoting sustainability, healthy eating, and, of course, the best in flavour. Try them sprinkled on yoghurt for that bit of added crunch. www.sparefruit.com

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Tarting Up

Blind Veterans UK are running a Tarts for Troops campaign in time for 29th June – Armed Forces Day. This summer fundraising event encourages people across the UK to bake tarts and raise money for the troops. A host of celebrities have joined, including Gordon Ramsay, Lorraine Pascale and Phil Vickery. For more information, go to www.tartsfortroops.org.uk

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Not So Corny

Popcorn brand Corn Again has launched a new Pop Home Kit, designed for impromptu movie nights, or for when friends pop over for a glass of wine.

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School’s Out

Waitrose Newton Mearns will work with Mearns Primary, Isobel Mair School, Battlefield Primary and St Cadoc’s Primary on an initiative to encourage children to grow their own produce and sell it to Waitrose customers!