Tag Archives: Gluten free diet

Gluten free plum crumble

Gluten free plum crumble

Updated 16th November 2023 With the chillier days approaching, I thought it would be a nice time to share with you this quick and easy gluten free plum crumble recipe. The Perfect tummy warming, comforting pudding, that can be popped together in no time at all.

Gluten free cupcakes (quick and easy)

Gluten free cupcakes...with sprinkles

These super-duper cupcake cuties can be whipped up at a drop of a hat, by using the simple all in one gluten free sponge cake recipe. Once baked, cool and top with a delicious swirl of buttercream and whatever gf sprinkles that take your fancy!!

Dauphinoise potatoes

Dauphinoise potatoes

I wanted to share this recipe for dauphinoise potatoes with you as they are delicious, naturally gluten free and super easy to make. If you’ve never had a bash at making dauphinoise potatoes I recommend you do. You won’t regret it as they really are tremendous. They’re the perfect creamy potato dish to enjoy with […]

Where to start if you have recently been diagnosed with Coeliac Disease

Gluten free bread and butter

I know right now you will be so daunted with your recent coeliac diagnosis – don’t you worry, it’s going to be OK. Don’t be hard on yourself and expect to know everything, it’s impossible. I’m still learning 17 years down the line. Taking ‘baby steps’ and being a bit of a ‘sponge’ in the […]

Gluten free life: Eating out

Delicious rissoto starter at La Boheme, Lymm.

Updated 30th January 2021 Speaking to other coeliacs, and from my own experience, eating out is one of the main worries for people, when it comes to successfully managing a gluten free diet. The thing is, at home you’re  in your own comfort zone. And should you share a kitchen, you will have a good […]

Is malt vinegar safe for coeliacs?

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Updated 15th April 2024 Whilst in the past, there was much confusion about whether or not it was safe for somebody with coeliac disease to consume malt vinegar and barley malt, I can confirm, that the current advice is that malt vinegar and barley malt is NOT safe to include within a gluten free diet. […]

Including oats within a gluten free diet

Spotty bowl filled with gluten free porridge

Updated 14th July 2021 Although NICE guidelines (The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence) advise that gluten free oats can be introduced by a coeliac into their gf diet at any stage, it should still be done via the guidance of a dietician or healthcare specialist. As a small number of coeliacs are unable to […]

What is Coeliac Disease?

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A little bit about Coeliac Disease (Celiac Disease) • Coeliac disease is a lifelong autoimmune condition caused by a reaction to ingesting gluten. If you have coeliac disease, eating gluten will cause damage to the small intestine, making it difficult for the body to absorb the nutrients it needs. • It’s estimated that 1 in […]

My Coeliac Diagnosis

my coeliac diagnosis

With any medical condition, there is always a common interest as to when and how it was first discovered and in particular the symptoms that may accompany the condition. Coeliac disease is no exception, so thought it would be good to share with you my diagnosis story! In 2003 I went to see my GP […]