Tag: Coeliac Disease

Being truly, properly, authentic

Being truly, properly, authentic

I have a confession to make. I’ve been feeling a little at odds with this blog for a while now: there’s been something niggling away that I just haven’t been able to put my finger on. So, I’ve been taking some time to work out […]

5 oat free alternative porridge ideas

5 oat free alternative porridge ideas

When it comes to breakfast, during the colder months, there’s nothing better than a steaming bowl of porridge to get the day started. But what if you can’t have oats like everyone else seems to? If, like me, you’re an oat sensitive Coeliac, you’ll be […]

Where can a gluten free vegan eat out in Kent?

Where can a gluten free vegan eat out in Kent?

If you live or work in London, you’ll find that new places that cater for dietary requirements such as gluten free and vegan are popping up all over the place. I even chatted about some of my favourite London lunching spots previously. But now that […]

Gluten free and vegan: diet or lifestyle?

Gluten free and vegan: diet or lifestyle?

I’ve been living gluten free for around 7 years now and the last year I’ve spent also being vegan. One of the things I’ve become increasingly aware of, and that’s partly down to studying nutritional therapy and being so immersed in the digital world of […]

Who’s afraid of the big green vegetable?

Who’s afraid of the big green vegetable?

Before my Coeliac diagnosis, I’d always considered myself to have quite a healthy diet and a lot of people would reinforce that message by telling me how “good” I was. But looking back now I can see how little nutrients I was really feeding my […]

The best events to attend when you’re going, or living, gluten free

The best events to attend when you’re going, or living, gluten free

Being surrounded by other people that are in the same boat and sampling all of the foods available on a gluten free diet is the perfect antidote to the isolation you can sometimes feel when you start out your new life after a Coeliac diagnosis. […]

Guest blog: Rana Roushdi, Rana’s Artisan Bakery – When life gives you lemons

Guest blog: Rana Roushdi, Rana’s Artisan Bakery – When life gives you lemons

I’ve chatted to a number of other Coeliac sufferers during awareness week (you can check out all of the blogs covering life without gluten on this hub) and felt that what was missing from the conversation was inspirational stories of people who have turned having […]

Living life to the full with Coeliac Disease – at university

Living life to the full with Coeliac Disease – at university

In a lot of ways, I consider myself to be quite lucky to have discovered my Coeliac condition a bit later on in life; I’m not sure I’d have been resilient enough to manage on my own at University, for example. This Coeliac Awareness week […]

Joining the Gluten Freevolution and talking about gluten free life

Joining the Gluten Freevolution and talking about gluten free life

Living with Coeliac Disease, without a good support network, can feel isolating at times. When I was diagnosed several years ago, I found Coeliac UK to be an invaluable source of information and highly recommend it to anyone who is, or thinks they might be, […]

How to support your body’s recovery after a Coeliac diagnosis

How to support your body’s recovery after a Coeliac diagnosis

Whether you managed to get confirmation of Coeliac Disease through blood tests or had to go through the process of being referred to gastro specialists and an endoscopy – well done for persisting and taking charge of your health. I’ve talked before about how tough […]