Potato & courgette gratin with goats cheese

Potatoes, goats cheese and courgettes go very well together in this simple potato & courgette gratin, that’s easy to make, and tastes great. You can substitute any cream/grating cheese you want, instead of goats cheese but it really does work well in this recipe. You need: 2 medium courgettes, washed and chopped into 1/2 inch […]

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The Gluten Free Cook Book – Review

Having been married to someone with a gluten intolerance for 13 years, I have taught myself a lot about what someone with gluten intolerance can eat and what must be avoided. I have to admit that I only started looking at actual recipes and cookbooks targeting the gluten intolerant market, recently, when I decided I […]

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Easy gluten and dairy free banana bread

This is an easy gluten and dairy free banana bread recipe that is perfect for using up bananas that are going brown, or need using up.  We often have bananas that are going slightly brown and I hate food waste so this is a great way to use them, and no one complains when I […]

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Toad in the hole (gluten free/cows milk free)

Toad in the hole is an  English dish, consisting of Yorkshire pudding batter, with sausages nestled inside, served with gravy and veg, it’s a warm, comforting, and delicious meal. We use a gluten free, cows milk free recipe for our toad in the hole, based on my very easy Yorkshire pudding recipe. The trick to […]

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Ilumi ready made meals – a review

When we were asked to review some ready made meals, by Ilumi, we jumped at the chance. As I have written about, before, we have struggled with finding pre packaged food, for when we need something quick and convenient, that is gluten free and also dairy free, and that my husband, and son can eat. […]

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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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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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