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Two thirds of Brits can’t correctly identify what gluten is…

Half don’t know gluten is contained in cornflakes, pasta, pizza, fruitcake and biscuits. Nearly one in ten people have started cutting wheat or gluten from their diet, yet confusion is rife as to what gluten actually is and where it can be found. In fact, new research has shown that 70 percent of those surveyed […]

Countryfile diaries seasonal allergy special on 20th May

If you love nature but also want to find out how you can enjoy the Spring and Summer and embrace the outdoors whilst minimising the effects of your hay fever read on… Simple tasks like going for a walk, run or gardening when you have hay fever can become almost impossible during the hay fever […]

Save hundreds on prescriptions every year!

Since it’s National Allergy Awareness Week this one should save you money, OR make you feel better about how much you’re already saving! If you don’t have a prescription prepayment certificate yet then you should seriously consider getting one. I’ve had one for years and they are a godsend. They save me hundreds of pounds […]

NEWSFLASH: ilumi freefrom pouch soups in Aldi for 99p

I just had to share this because I don’t know what I’d do without ilumi pouch meals. I always have some in stock because I can eat some of their soups and curry #freefrom meals and it is just such a treat not to have to cook every meal from scratch. If you have a […]

The Alford Arms is closed due to fire…

My favourite pub and amazing winners of the Free From Eating out Awards in 2015 has had to close due to a fire. I am so sad about this because they make such an effort to provide me with a choice of starter, main and pudding and it’s always such great tasting food. I am […]

Living on stale bread… freefrom is expensive!

It costs a LOT more to feed an allergic person than it does for those with no allergies. And I’m not just talking about the increased cost of freefrom food, although some of it is very expensive compared to its normal alternatives. There are numerous reasons for this, including increased manufacturing costs, special training for […]

What’s living in my gut? Check out the British Gut Project

Just a really quick blog to let you all know about the British Gut project. It’s a subject that fascinates me and numerous studies have shown that factors affecting gut microbiota can have a huge impact of whether certain people get eczema, allergies and asthma. Basically you sign up, it costs about £75 minimum to […]

Pimping my rooibosh tea with KromLand Farm herbal teas

Redbush tea or rooibosh tea is my favourite. It is naturally caffeine free and perfect with or without milk. I’ve been drinking it for years. Love the stuff. And my tea of choice would be either Vanilla Redbush or just plain old Redbush tea. I probably have at least 2-3 mugs of it a day. […]

THE best wheat and dairy free breakfast at Number Twenty Six

This wasn’t just any old breakfast. This was no greasy spoon. Number Twenty Six in Teignmouth, Devon, is a lovely little cafe bistro that my Dad and I discovered many years ago while out walking. That first visit was great and I had a gluten free sandwich. We returned for a special belated birthday breakfast […]