Voted Best FreeFrom Blogger in People's Choice Awards @FoodsYouCan

Proud to be one of the Top 5 UK allergy blogs and Top 10 Health Blogs by CisionUK 2014 and 2015. Packed with nearly 500 articles about living with multiple food allergies, intolerances, eating out with allergies, living with eczema and a whole lot more...


Beware Stork WITH butter – NOT dairy free

Apart from being a very tall, long legged wading bird, Stork is every dairy allergics kitchen saviour when making pastry or cookies; it means you don’t need butter at all but can still make fantastic pies and baked goods. Pastry is just as good with stork, you wouldn’t even know it wasn’t made with butter […]

Win some delicious gluten free Artisan Bread!

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.This bread has been one of the best kept secrets in the wheat and gluten free world but since I discovered it I’ve never looked back. If you struggle with the […]

My Coeliac Awareness Week 2015 top 5 roundup

This week is Coeliac Awareness Week, 11th- 17th May, and everyone is blogging about it. Just visit twitter 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 my favourite coeliac bloggers. If I’ve missed your blog off the list please email me […]

Free tickets to the Allergy Show London 2015

Download your FREE tickets to The Allergy Show London, 3-5 July 2015 today. And start planning your day now because there is more going on this year than ever before. You could get the chance to hear me speaking about my experiences living with multiple life threatening allergies. I’ll be sharing funny stories about real […]

The A word… on anaphylaxis, allergies

After the flurry of blogs that filled Allergy Awareness Week last week, I am reflecting on why I write. There are many reasons, including to share stuff I’ve learnt, help others and as a therapy; the latter being very high on the list. Writing about having allergies and ranting occasionally about things that get me […]

8 of the strangest allergy cures from around the world

Just a little light relief for you today, with some allergy cures. I know, I know, we all get fed up with all the people we meet who have such great advice for us that will surely cure us for good. You know the types; try this reiki treatment, drink this aloe juice, take homeopathy […]

Holland and Barrett More, Chester launch party

This week has been jam packed with FreeFrom excitement and as if the FreeFrom Awards evening wasn’t enough on Wednesday 22nd April, I hot footed it to Chester on Thursday 23rd April to celebrate with Holland and Barrett who are opening their first concept store. The new stores are called Holland & Barrett More and […]

The FreeFrom Food Award celebrations #FreeFromRocks

On Wednesday 22nd April the FreeFrom community waited with baited breath to discover which delicious freefrom products won their categories but most of all, who won the much coveted title of FreeFrom Food Awards overall winner. In a secret location in London (The Royal College of Physicians) the movers and shakers in the world of […]

On not living in fear because no one should have to…

Nobody should be living in fear, it’s not a nice place to be. Believe me, I’ve been there. I have spent years too frightened to eat out. Scared people will laugh at me or think I’m a freak. Fearful that I will stand out, cause a fuss, be a pain in the allergic backside. But […]