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Donna Hay Christmas Special On Lifestyle @Foxtel

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It's almost that time of year again – Christmas! While we'd all love to make that perfect Christmas Day feast for the family, it doesn't always go to plan.

Well this year, it's going to be different – thanks to Australia's favourite home cook and food stylist, Donna Hay, and a sleigh-load of fuss-free Christmas recipes and styling tips when a donna hay christmas premieres on Sunday, December 8 at 8.30pm only on Foxtel’s The LifeStyle Channel.

Donna takes us on a step-by-step guide to creating the perfect Christmas Day menu, with time-saving tips and tricks that'll help you get everything ready on the big day.

Donna said: “Christmas is a special time of year for everyone and many of us tend to put so much pressure on ourselves – myself included – to put together an amazing feast. So it makes perfect sense to share some of my tips, tricks and shortcuts to make the big day less stressful, more relaxed and memorable!”

For starters, there are festive nibbles you can make in a flash – like lemon prawn sliders, hummus with crispy chorizo and martini olives.

No Christmas would be complete without turkey and ham, and Donna has some spectacular shortcuts to help you make your own cheat's glazed ham and pot simmered turkey breast with lemon thyme gravy.

On the side, there are crunchy roast potatoes; iceberg salad with maple-glazed prosciutto; cranberry and pancetta stuffing cups and delicious green beans with crispy almonds, oregano and lemon.

And to top it off, a stunning raspberry and white chocolate trifle that's sure to please any festive crowd.

Along with styling tips for the Christmas table, and some of Donna's own family Christmas memories, you'll find all you need to know to create the perfect Christmas Day in a donna hay christmas.