Vegan flavouring? What do vegans taste like?

Ever eaten a vegan? No me neither. I don’t know what they taste like but I’d probably be allergic to vegans since they consume a lot of nuts to get protein into their diets. Joking aside, this new dairy and soya free cheese from VioLife, discovered in my local Morrisons, is probably the best freefrom […]

The Perfect Retreat – freefrom cafe in Chesham, Bucks, UK

The Perfect Retreat allergy friendly cafe in Chesham, Buckinghamshire is possibly my favourite cafe in the world EVER because you can get wheat, dairy, soya, egg and nut free cakes which taste amazing. Lucia, who runs this little cafe with her daughter makes all the cakes herself and is a complete genius. She even makes […]

FeelFree gluten, dairy, egg and soya free pasta

This month I have been trying out the new gluten free pasta from FeelFree and I’ve been impressed. It’s made with corn so unfortunately not suitable for those of you with a corn sensitivity or allergy but that is all it contains. It’s just corn and water. So simple and yet it cooks really well […]

Coconut ice cream – tested #Dairyfree #soyafree #glutenfree

One of my favourite treats since developing a serious soya allergy has been the two coconut ice creams on the market. They are both dairy, gluten, soya and nut free. Hoorah! I buy them both and they are delicious. Real melt-in-the-mouth indulgence for anyone who can’t eat ‘normal’ ice cream. So how do they compare? […]

Always check labels – milk in Tyrells vegetable crisps

You know when you go to parties and you either take your own food, eat before you go or speak to the host to check which foods might be suitable for you? Well the one thing I have always known were OK and that are easy to spot at a party were the vegetable crisps. […]

Can you buy nut and dairy free cocoa powder?

Have you ever tried to find guaranteed nut and dairy free cocoa powder? You can find lots that have a recipe that’s freefrom and a ‘may contain’ warning, so why is that? And what risk are you taking if you ignore that little warning?

Top 5 totally freefrom snack bars and treats

Most healthy snack bars seem to contain nuts and if they are freefrom gluten they will contain other allergens. Which totally freefrom snacks do you buy? Here are top 5 totally freefrom allergen free snack bars and treats for when you’re out and about

Wine that contains milk / dairy – a list of producers

We all know that wine producers should now be labelling their wine to show any added milk, egg and sulphites but how many actually are? How easy is it to find guaranteed freefrom wine in the shops? Here is my small but hopefully growing list. Please help me!

Have you got a freefrom advent calendar?

This year there are quite a few to choose from but if you have a nut and a dairy allergy you can’t go far wrong with the Plamil advent calendar. Or you could get an old fashioned one and go for the healthy option. For a rundown on freefrom advent calendars read on…