Eating at Gourmet Burger Kitchen with multiple allergies…

We recently put Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) through a pretty stringent test of their allergen catering protocol. I wouldn’t normally ever turn up somewhere without having first phoned, exchanged emails and been through the menu to ascertain before hand what would be safe. But things happen in our busy lives and we are not always […]

Machynlleth in wet Wales – eating out with allergies

I was beginning to dread the eating out bit of my trip to Wales when not only the venue for my husband’s graduation, the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) but also a restaurant in the town told me they were unable to cater for my allergies. I’m severely allergic to nuts, dairy, soya and wheat. […]

Where do you feel safe eating out? FreeFrom Eating out Awards 2014

Dear Gluten-free and FreeFrom Bloggers and everyone out there with allergies, food intolerances, coeliac disease and food sensitivities – where do you go when you want to eat out safely? Who do you trust? The FreeFrom Eating out Awards wants to know which places you love best. If you haven’t heard about the FreeFrom Eating […]

ilumi meals – ask your local pub to buy some

This week I was lucky enough to get invited to an ilumi taste-off session at Vozars gluten free cafe in Brixton. There were a bunch of bloggers from gluten free and allergy to health and lifestyle as well as ilumi, Celia Lager and Peter Lehman Wines who provided an interesting tasting session matched to the […]

Twenty tips for cutting out processed food

Cutting out processed food is no easy feat. I know, I’ve tried it. So here, to set down some ground rules and get you started and explain how to go about cutting out the wrong things and eating the right things are my twenty tips for successfully cutting out processed food.Just google ‘cutting out processed […]

ilumi camping experience – alfesco curry on a camping stove

You never get a holiday from allergies but ilumi’s new pouch ready meals make a fantastic meal on a camp stove. You don’t need a fridge, just a pair of scissors to snip open the pouch and heat on your camp stove. Holidays made easy with ilumi

Gluten, dairy, soya, corn and egg free pizza bases

If you have a dairy, wheat or tomato allergy or avoid gluten and corn check out Venice Bakery’s gluten, dairy, soya, egg, corn and wheat free pizza bases. Really easy to cook and they taste great. Have you tried them yet?

Allergen free easy snack foods

If you want some ideas for quick, easy, snack foods that are allergen free look no further. I’ve found a few that are brilliant and ready in minutes. No need for preparation, cooking or planning, just quick and simple meals for busy people.

Does fish batter contain milk?

A question that has been confusing me this week – does fish batter contain milk? Having previously thought that it did, now I’m not so sure. Read on to find out what my research unearthed…