Archives for May 2014

How to cook quinoa in 5 easy stages

I have met so many people who have shunned quinoa because when they cooked it was hard, didn’t taste right or just looked plain wrong. If you’re coeliac or eating a gluten free diet for whatever reason, quinoa is a very healthy alternative to gluten free pasta and rice and a good source of dietary […]

Udi’s gluten free now in the UK

This is a bit of a belated blog post for Udi’s as I received a HUGE box of goodies some long time ago (February – awful blogger, bad blogger #hangsheadinshame). It was right in the middle of a pretty nasty allergy infested time in my life and I was on a completely processed-food-free diet. However […]

Five potential new allergy and eczema cures

If you’ve had allergies all your life no doubt you will have tried all sorts of whacky and wonderful cures, things that will change your life, solutions that will get rid you of all your allergies, amazing treatments that will clear your eczema up for good. There are some strange ones out there, like drinking […]

New gluten #GF and wheat free beer from Van Bulck

A day in the life of an allergy blogger is never dull. The doorbell is often ringing with new deliveries of freefrom stuff to try out. There have to be some perks to blogging apart from the proud feeling when they look really good, come out just how you wanted them to, or when I […]

Coeliac Awareness week – top five #GF reads

To celebrate Coeliac Awareness Week (12-18th May 2014) here are this week’s top five coeliac and gluten free reads, in no particular order, which all arrived into my inbox this week. Perfect for coeliacs, wheat allergic or wheat intolerant people, hopefully there will be something here for everybody: Living Without magazine – I know this […]

The Allergy UK Conference 2014 – My top 5

Last month I was extremely lucky to be able to attend The Allergy UK Annual conference, the first one they have run but hopefully the first of many. The quality of speakers was excellent and I learnt so much my poor brain was aching afterwards and my note pad is bursting with almost legible notes. […]

Adrenaline auto-injector review; needle length and muscle depth

2% of the UK population have a diagnosed allergy and many of those will be carrying an adrenalin auto-injector. We trust them, we know these little devices save lives and they give us some security that we have instant access to the drugs that will hopefully reverse an anaphylactic reaction and give time for emergency […]