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

Voted in the Top 5 UK allergy blogs and Top 10 Health Blogs 2016 (Vuelio) for 3rd year running. Nominated for Allergy Blog Award 2017. Packed with nearly 500 articles about living with multiple food allergies, intolerances, eating out with allergies, living with eczema and a whole lot more...


What is Super Pollen and Thunder Fever?

Hayfever is a worry for many people around spring and summer time but what if I told you that things could be about to get much, much worse. Think pollen on steroids. Imagine all those pollen particles splitting and doubling their misery… it sounds like something from a hayfever horror story. And it’s real! I […]

Allergic to Melolin wound dressings

If you have a latex allergy the chances are you are also allergic to plasters. I have known about my allergy to sticky plasters for years and usually have a stock of the hypo allergenic plasters but when you get an injury that requires something more that just a plaster what can you use? I […]

Oatly, Oatly everywhere and now I’m hooked

Have you noticed? Oatly is everywhere. In the newspaper, on advertising hoardings, in the shops, in my fridge and now, now I even have a tshirt! For those of you who are not familiar with Oatly, they make a range of plant milk products from oats including milk, cream, custard etc. I just love this […]

Gluten and dairy free Everybody pasties at Marylebone Station!

For those of you who have heard about the new West Cornwall Pasty Company Gluten and Dairy free Everybody pasty, you may be interseted to hear you can get these at Marylebone station. They may be avaiable at other stations but check first. What you need to do to get your hands on these freefrom […]

Teignmouth tops for allergies

If you have allergies or are coeliac and you’re planning a visit to Teignmouth in Devon you’ll be very satisfied with what you find. This visit involved some of the usual military plannng but also some unplanned spontaneous eating out and some lovely home cooked safe food. All totally freefrom dairy, wheat, soya, nuts, tomato, […]

When your friends invite you to dinner and cater for your allergies

I would like thank ALL my friends. Not only are you my eyes and ears when we go out and my little saviours when I’m getting a bit blase, some of you really go the extra mile. Some of you are total keepers. So this blog is for Fran who has fed me so many […]

Gluten and dairy from Cornish pasty, because it’s pie week

Can you eat pie? The chances are that if you’re a coeliac or have a wheat, dairy or celery allergy that they are totally off limits. Well no longer! You can still eat pie! There are quite a few gluten free pastries and dairy free pastries on the market but not many that are both […]

Fantastic #freefrom cafe in Stafford – The Mad Hatter’s Tea Emporium

This place is amazing. If you’re travelling to Stafford and have allergies or are a coeliac you MUST visit for lunch. It’s a lovely, homely, friendly, family-run cafe who were proudly displaying their certificate for their Shortlisting in the FreeFrom Eating out Awards. These guys were winners in my book and I was winning all […]

Not winning but still a winner at The Allergy Blog Awards

I’m still buzzing from the Allergy Blog Awards on Saturday 25th February at the Malmaisson Manchester Piccadilly hotel. In my opinion everyone at the awards was a winner. Bloggers give their own free time to share their knowledge, experience, lessons learnt, recipes, hints and tips etc. and these blog awards were a brilliant way to […]