Tag: Gluten free life

Aromatic tempeh, potato and not-nut butter curry

Aromatic tempeh, potato and not-nut butter curry

This curry has become a regular feature in our house since a friend gifted us some Wow Butter – thanks to his nut allergies Tom’s never been able to understand how amazing peanut butter is – until he tried some of this stuff so I […]

A crowd pleasing vegan, gluten and nut free roast dinner

A crowd pleasing vegan, gluten and nut free roast dinner

When you have dietary requirements, the festive season and social gatherings can bring about some anxiety – especially if this is a new development for you. It can also bring a fair amount of anxiety to hosts without personal experience of dietary requirements. What kind […]

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 […]

Luxurious and creamy millet flake porridge

Luxurious and creamy millet flake porridge

I never used to eat breakfast; I was “too busy”, “too tired”, “not hungry” or simply recalling the trauma of being in a battle of wills over breakfast before school “you’ll sit there until that bowl of Weetabix/rice krispies/ready brek is finished”…”Okay, we’ll see about […]

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 […]

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, […]