Now this is not a rant, I'm taking full blame for this latest 'wheating', but things went a bit wrong in the what allergy household when husband-who-was-trying-to-help offered to cook me some supper after I had just returned from doing the Waddesdon 5k run in sweltering heat one evening last week. The run was great fun by the way, hard work, over half UP hill. I won't tell … [Read more...]
Gluten Sensitive? Then You May Need To Ditch That Starbucks!
How new laboratory testing can reveal an array of foods that may be as damaging as gluten! Nutritionist Christine Bailey explains. Are you suffering with Coeliac Disease (CD) or Gluten Sensitivity yet despite cutting gluten from your diet and religiously reading labels you still don’t feel great? If that sounds familiar then you may be suffering with a gluten-like … [Read more...]
Embracing the gluten free challenge for Coeliac awareness week
What are you doing to raise awareness of coeliac disease for Coeliac awareness week - The gluten free challenge? Find out more about the Gluten Free Challenge on the Coeliac UK website. This week, from 14 - 20 May 2012, is Coeliac Awareness Week and the theme, as discussed above, is The Gluten free Challenge. Well, I can handle that. Surely? As a hardened allegen avoider … [Read more...]
Does fish batter contain milk and wheat?
If you're allergic milk and wheat some more creative ingredients are required to make safe allergen free batter. It's certainly left me feeling left out and like I'm missing the old treat of battered fish and chips. What is batter made from? I always assumed that the batter fish and chip shops used contained milk, mainly because when I've asked that very question I've … [Read more...]