Year: 2017


Eating out is not as simple as it used to be!

Choosing a restaurant used to be a pleasure, scrolling through menu after menu on the websites of literally any restaurant I fancied. Since going gluten free, it has become significantly more of a challenge. Meals out need to be carefully researched, menus checked, reviews scrutinised. Inevitably I feel like I’m inconveniencing friends and family by […]

Baking Birthdays Cakes

Birthday Cake

It has been a while since I last posted on here but my Mum’s birthday, today, was a great opportunity to get baking again. (The diet is on hold!) Last night we went out for a meal and found a restaurant really putting others to shame when it comes to gluten free.Their gluten free menu […]


A good read

Today marks the start of Coeliac Awareness Week 2017 and I’m helping Coeliac UK to spread the word. I read this article in the Huffington Post today and thought I’d share it. Please share it again if you’re interested in supporting us. Thanks.

Baking Cakes

Oat & Sultana Muffins

I adapted this recipe from a gluten-filled version I had. The muffins are easy to make and taste really good. Recipe -Makes 12 muffins 85g gluten free oats 250ml milk 1tsp lemon juice 120g margarine 100g light brown sugar 1 egg 120g gluten free self-raising flour 1tsp gluten free baking powder 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of […]

Diary Travel

Edinburgh, Scotland

When I decided I wanted a short break somewhere this month, I did my research before I booked anywhere. Staying within the UK was the plan anyway but I knew that would give me the back-up option of familiar chain restaurants if local, independent options failed. We settled on Edinburgh. Research suggested there were plenty […]


One year on

Today is, what I have affectionately named, my gluten-free-versary. This is my 367th day of being gluten free. Last year was a leap year before anyone thinks I’ve gone mad! ? So I have survived my first gluten free Shrove Tuesday, Easter, birthday, work night out, summer holiday, work residential, and Christmas. I’ve told my […]

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