Archives for December 2013

Ten top tips for a Genius gluten free Christmas

Listen up all you coeliacs, wheat allergics or grain intolerant types. You might be thinking Christmas is going be tough, avoiding wheat and breadcrumbs in stuffing, sausages, gravy, canapes etc. etc. Fear not because here are ten top tips to help you get Christmas covered. Have yourself a totally Genius gluten free Christmas. Making gluten […]

Home-made gluten, wheat and dairy free mince pies

You don’t need to miss out the Christmas festive goodies, most supermarkets stock gluten free mince pies now. If you also need to avoid dairy and nuts, you might like to try making your own. I think they’re better than the shop bought gluten free ones and even, dare I say it, as good as […]

Amazing gluten and dairy free blinis

If you’ve ever trawled through recipe books looking for interesting ideas for a special meal or dinner party or for inspiration for allergen friendly canapes, this brilliant recipe is well worth considering. It was a complete success on the first attempt of making them and went down very well with my lovely guinea pig guests […]

Twenty tips to boost your immune system

It’s that time of year again when colds, cold sores and flu can catch you out. You struggle on at work and as soon as you stop at the weekend it hits you. You rush around so much in these busy times that it’s easy to forget to look after your fragile immune system. Think […]

Do you carry a Jext adrenaline auto-injector? Jext malfunction recall

Please check your Jext now! Important safety information for patients using Jext® solution for injection in pre-filled pen. Routine testing conducted by ALK-Abelló has revealed that during the production process in some batches the needle may have become bent, causing the needle to curl up inside the injector housing upon activation and consequently causing the […]

Cutting out processed foods to help eczema week three

Just a quick update on the processed food free experiment. It’s going well. Really well. My skin is pretty amazing. I would share a photo but I have a massive zit on my cheek! I never get spots! This is surely a great sign that my skin is getting more naturally oily and healthy. I […]

Delighted to hear that food allergy death is less likely than murder

We really can’t thank Dr Robert Boyle enough for sharing the amazing news that we, the allergic community, are far more likely to die at the hands of a murderer than from a fatal anaphylactic attack. I’m so pleased. I walk around perpetually terrified of murderers on every corner (NOT). Following me into restaurants, hiding […]