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5 protein-rich foods free of gluten

6Mar

Protein is a key component of a healthy diet and ensuring your daily meals include an ample amount should be a key focus if you’re looking to improve your health or levels of fitness. However, this can be made more … Continue reading

  

Two thirds of Brits can’t correctly identify what gluten is…

13May

BarleyCup - A gluten free alternative hot drink to tea and coffee

Half don’t know gluten is contained in cornflakes, pasta, pizza, fruitcake and biscuits. Nearly one in ten people have started cutting wheat or gluten from their diet, yet confusion is rife as to what gluten actually is and where it … Continue reading

  

Living on stale bread… freefrom is expensive!

19Mar

It costs a LOT more to an allergic person than it does for those with no allergies. And I’m not just talking about the increased cost of freefrom food, although some of it is very expensive compared to its … Continue reading

  

Enjoying Green’s gluten and wheat free beers

17Dec

The impressive selection of gluten free beers on offer from Green's Beers

There are so many gluten free beers to choose from these days but this month I have been mostly sampling Green’s gluten free beer range. This is one for all you coeliacs or wheat allergics out there. The impressive selection … Continue reading

  

The new Tesco ‘Gluten Free Christmas’ advert

14Dec

Oh no! Not the Latimers! But these aren’t just any old Latimers, these are the gluten free Latimers and they’re popping by! (Just had to get an M&S ‘not just’ reference into a Tesco blog) Clearly this is a real … Continue reading

  

Wheat, dairy and soya free fish and chips in Aylesbury

3Dec

Cod Father (Aylesbury) gluten, dairy and soya free fish and chips

Back in October Mr What Allergy and I ventured out to our local fish and chipper in Aylesbury, The Cod Father. Love the name and love, love, love the wheat, dairy and soya free fish and chips. Due to having … Continue reading

  

Proof that going gluten and dairy free is easy!

19Nov

Number One Aldwych goes gluten and dairy free... and no one

Everyone is talking about Number One Aldwych near Covent Garden this week and you may have seen them featured on ITV news too. Apparently they went gluten and dairy free ages ago and no one noticed! Number One Aldwych goes … Continue reading

  

Very quick, simple, easy #freefrom salmon fish cakes

19Oct

What you'll need to make really easy, very quick salmon fish cakes #nestleglutenfreecornflakes

Phil Vickery challenged me to make something different using Nestle gluten free corn flakes. Well OK he didn’t really but Nestle did and Phil is right behind this campaign. Check at the bottom of this blog to find out what … Continue reading

  

Win a hamper of freefrom food worth £150

7Sep

Win a hamper of goodies from Holland & Barrett worth £150

This is your chance to win a whole hamper of freefrom goodies to the value of £150 and all of the foods in the hamper can be purchased on the dedicated free from section of the Holland & Barrett website. … Continue reading

  

What happened to the BFree pittas?

27Aug

Me eating a BFree wheat, dairy and egg free pitta at the allergy show

I discovered these amazing gluten, wheat, dairy and egg free BFree Pittas as the Allergy Show London this year. They were offering half a pitta with various fillings and I found it was the only reliable lunch source so I … Continue reading

  

Great British Bake off does #FreeFrom

27Aug

Great British Bake off does freefrom

Tune in next week on BBC1 at 8pm if you love baking and want to watch this year’s contestants bake #freefrom. The programme is called, ‘Alternative ingredients’ which isn’t the most exciting catch line but the allergic and gluten free, … Continue reading

  

Wheat or gluten free beer at the CAMRA beer festival?

10Aug

Montys gluten free beer

I’m asking a question here because I’m not quite sure. I’m planning a visit to London with colleagues tomorrow and received this very helpful response from CAMRA about whether there would be any wheat and/or gluten free beers available. Last … Continue reading

  

To ‘bold’ oats or not to ‘bold’ oats – that is the question

9Aug

Nairns don't bold oats in their labelling

Hot on the heals of my last blog about oats, gluten and allergen labelling I had a look at some of the oat based products in my larder and others online. It would seem that there is a split in … Continue reading

  

Is gluten an allergen and do oats contain gluten?

6Aug

Oats do not contain gliadin, the protein in gluten containing cereals.  It does contain avenin and can cause problems for some coeliacs.

At the recent judging session for FreeFrom Eating out Awards we had a heated discussion about oats and whether they came under the Top 14 allergens banner. I thought that oats were not in the Top 14 allergens but others … Continue reading

  

Win some delicious gluten free Artisan Bread!

20May

Gluten, wheat and dairy free bread from the Artisan Bread company

You have until the end of play today to win yourself some delicious, totally natural, gluten and wheat free bread from the Artisan Bread company. Gluten, wheat and dairy free Artisan bread This bread has been one of the best … Continue reading

  

My Coeliac Awareness Week 2015 top 5 roundup

13May

Is it Coeliac disease? Coeliac awareness week

This week is Coeliac Awareness Week, 11th- 17th May, and everyone is blogging about it. Just visit and search for #CoeliacUKAwarenessWeek. Now since I don’t have coeliac disease I thought I’d share the best blogs that I’ve seen from … Continue reading

  

A must-read book for every coeliac

23Apr

Coeliac Disease - what you need to know by Alez Gazzola

This week I have been mostly reading ‘Coeliac Disease – What you need to know’ by Alex Gazzola. This book is truly a must-read for all coeliacs. If you haven’t read it, buy it today. You won’t regret it. This … Continue reading

  

Win a Nairns oakcake tin AND some oatcakes!

22Apr

Win a Nairns oakcake tin and some oatcakes

Allergy Awareness Week just keeps on getting better and better. Today you have the chance to win yourself one of the new Nairns oakcake tins so you’ll never find a dead one crumbled in the bottom of your bag ever … Continue reading

  

Diet and lifestyle habits of highly fit and successful people

21Apr

Have you looked at the almost unreal fitness of some successful people and wondered how they manage it, given their stressful and work-filled daily lives? The secret lies in accepting your flaws as a part of who you are and … Continue reading

  

Finally, gluten free corn flakes and honey flakes

20Mar

Finally, #glutenfree corn flakes and honey flakes from nestle

This month, thanks to Nestle, I’ve been trying out their new gluten free honey flakes for breakfast. Finally, #glutenfree corn flakes and honey flakes from Nestle They also now make Gluten Free Corn Flakes so if you are coeliac or … Continue reading

  

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