A cheat’s gluten-free courgette pasta…

There are lots of gluten-free pasta recipes out there, some easy, some a bit more complicated, this courgette pasta is easy to make and is based on some ideas I have seen around, on using vegetables as a starch replacement. It’s great if you are eating a lower-carb diet or want to add more veg […]

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Slow cooked Gluten free Meatballs & Gnocchi

A slow-cooked gluten-free meatball recipe, with gnocchi, a change from pasta. This Slow-cooked Gluten-free Meatballs & Gnocchi meal is one of our favourite family meals! This recipe is an easy and very tasty one, and because it is gluten-free. My kids love it and it’s a reasonably quick meal with a little prep. You will need […]

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Gluten-free, dairy-free Victoria sponge cake.

If you are looking for a gluten-free, dairy-free sponge cake recipe, this Victoria sponge cake recipe is a winner, I promise.  I must confess, I have never made any kind of Victoria sponge cake. For some reason, I have always felt it wouldn’t work. But when I spotted this recipe over at Cafe Creme’s Facebook […]

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Gluten free basics – gluten free bread

Over the past 13 years, I have learned and adapted to living with someone with gluten intolerance. LSH is intolerant to both gluten and cows milk products, and it has taken me a lot of time, and effort to fine what works for him and us as a family. One thing about gluten intolerance, is […]

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White and mint tea recipe.

I am not a fan of herbal teas, or green or white teas, to be honest. I find them very tart or bitter, and the only way I can drink them is by adding a lot of sugar or honey, which probably then negates the benefits of the actual tea. I do like Earl Grey […]

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Easy chocolate mousse recipe

This is an incredibly easy, divine chocolate mousse, that needs no cream, so it’s cows milk/dairy free if you use a butter substitute. I have always been a little intimidated by the idea of making a mousse, but this one really is simple.  *Also, please note, the eggs in this recipe are barely cooked, with […]

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Easy gluten free sausage casserole

 This casserole can be cooked from frozen in a slow cooker, or on low in a casserole dish in the oven. Frozen sausages (I use Farmer’s Choice Gluten free pork sausages, they are really nice, and keep their shape well when cooked in a casserole) 800mls of good stock (or whatever you have to hand, […]

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Delicious and rich chocolate orange cake

This is an easy but incredibly delicious chocolate orange cake that will impress everyone, who doesn’t love a chocolate cake with hint of orange? It’s simple to make and can be iced or simply served dusted with coco powder or icing sugar. It never lasts long when I make it.  You will need: 250 g […]

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Gluten-free & dairy-free meals in a week

Gluten-free & dairy-free meals are not as hard as you think and you can plan and eat well as a family with food allergies. I thought I would share a week of what we eat. Meals that I have either created to be food allergy-friendly or that I have, after some experimenting, converted to be […]

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Ditching cows milk – why we’re dairy free as a family….

This blog post is written from my personal and my family’s experience. It is not a medical post, nor will I quote any stats or research. There is plenty out there, if you look, and I have done a fair bit of reading and research, myself. I am simply writing to explain why, we as […]

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