This summer we embraced the staycation and headed to the Lake District for a few days, choosing to stay in Keswick. Despite this beautiful part of the world being just a couple of hours away from home, I still needed to make sure that I could eat safely whilst I was there. After all, nobody […]
Marigolds Fish & Chips
I went to Marigolds in West Kirby, Wirral today for a birthday treat. There was no need to preorder food, they do gluten free all day every day, you just tell them when you arrive. It was only a 5 minute wait before I had freshly cooked, gluten free fish and chips. Still Covid-conscious, we […]
I’m glad it’s not just me!
Two years on…
Thursday marked 2 years since I went gluten free so I have been reflecting on my second year on Planet Coeliac. This year was definitely easier than its predecessor. Having already done gluten free Christmas, Easter, birthdays etc. once, I was much more confident approaching these events this year. I knew I could buy or […]
Bread is my nemesis. It has been for the past 19 months since I was diagnosed with Coeliac Disease. Before then I was perfectly capable of baking a good loaf of bread. I enjoyed making it, I enjoyed smelling it cook and I enjoyed eating it. Then my culinary world imploded and I was left […]
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 […]
Let the #GlutenFreevolution Begin
With Coeliac Awareness Week upon us I’m enjoying sharing other, relevant blog posts with you. Source: Let the #GlutenFreevolution Begin
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. http://m.huffpost.com/uk/entry/16425668
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 […]