Voted Best FreeFrom Blogger in People's Choice Awards @FoodsYouCan

Voted in the Top 5 UK allergy blogs and Top 10 Health Blogs 2016 (Vuelio) for 3rd year running. Nominated for Allergy Blog Award 2017. Packed with nearly 500 articles about living with multiple food allergies, intolerances, eating out with allergies, living with eczema and a whole lot more...


Not winning but still a winner at The Allergy Blog Awards

I’m still buzzing from the Allergy Blog Awards on Saturday 25th February at the Malmaisson Manchester Piccadilly hotel. In my opinion everyone at the awards was a winner. Bloggers give their own free time to share their knowledge, experience, lessons learnt, recipes, hints and tips etc. and these blog awards were a brilliant way to […]

Avocado and poached egg on gluten free crumpets #crumpetchallenge

Firstly, thank you to Warburtons Newburn Bakehouse, who sent me this amazing little hamper of delicious goodies and invited me to take part in the great gluten free crumpet challenge! Just look at the gorgeous little butter knife from La De Da Living. It even has my blog name on it. I am so pleased […]

Learning to cook Italian and wheat, dairy and tomato free – FreeFrom all’Italiano

If you’re living with multiple allergies and get fed up cooking the same meals day in day out… this cook book is just what you’re looking for. It is packed with wheat and dairy free recipes, which are all really easy to cook. FreeFrom all’Italiana by Anna Del Conte and Michelle Berridale-Johnson is THE most […]

I’m her worst allergy! No I’M her worst allergy…

This is a silly blog inspired by a cartoon I saw recently of a glass of red wine arguing with a lovely mug of black coffee about who she loved the most. She loves me more! said the angry glass of red wine. She loves ME more! spat back the jealous mug of steaming black […]

2017 New Year Resolutions… taking control!

This year I’m going to get my focus back and find my caring side. For too long I’ve been in denial, that I already cut out so many things so why shouldn’t I indulge in freefrom processed foods as a treat and enjoy alcohol when I feel like it. I don’t need to watch my […]

Natural, non-irritant shampoo for dry, eczema scalps

One of my real bugbears and struggles is finding good, natural shampoo that doesn’t make my scalp dry, itchyand sore. I’ve blogged about this a great deal. And this year I am mourning the demise of my favourite shampoo, Skin Blossom Organic herbal shampoo which has been discontinued… 🙁 I have been searching the globe […]

What’s the future of freefrom skincare?

Reading the Telegraph Saturday magazine this weekend I read a feature by Victoria Hall, their acting beauty director who said that, and I quote… “Two thirds of women believe that what they eat directly impacts on how their skin looks so expect to see edible ingredients increasingly listed on your creams and serums. From superfoods […]

2016 eczema and allergy highlights

It’s been a long year and in many ways a very challenging one but it’s easy to forget the highlights and focus on the negatives. I’m not sad to see the back of this year but I have a lot to be thankful for… Eczema and Allergy highlights for 2016 Lots of great things happened […]

Dairy free, nut free, wheat free tapas, twice in one week!

This is a really quick blog with some delicious pictures of food that I’ve eaten recently at Tres Corazones tapas restaurant in Wendover. I went with a group of friends for a Christmas dinner and then treated myself to lunch this week because it’s so quick, tasty and safe for people with allergies. They cook […]