• Stuff you don’t need in the free from aisle

    30th September 2019

    The “free from aisle” isn’t just for gluten free. Some of the products are there because they have been adapted to be dairy free, egg free, sugar free etc. Nothing to do with gluten at all! For example – mayo. The mayo in the regular aisle can contain milk and eggs but its unlikely to…

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  • 10 Tips for Bloating

    12th September 2019

    There’s 2 parts to this post… (1) 10 tips for bloating: all things that help me to feel more human when I’m bloated to the point of looking 10 (yes 10) months pregnant and; (2) 4 other bits I wanted to mention that help my tummy stay happy! Obviously this all comes with the caveat…

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  • How to Use the Coeliac UK App

    29th August 2019

    Firstly, don’t panic. With the help of this guide, and the tutorial slides in the app itself, I promise you’ll know exactly how to use the Coeliac UK App in no time at all!! I did panic and as a result, I didn’t use it for the first 2 years of diagnosis because I thought…

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  • 18 Tips for New Coeliacs: My Practical Guide

    19th August 2019

    I’ve broken this guide into 3 parts, packed with tips for new coeliacs! Its all very practical… from how to read a label to check if something is gluten free, to how to cook gluten free pasta. Also, I should have added a STEP 0: Don’t panic!!! I thought life was over, but I promise…

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  • 4 Gluten Free BBQ Tips

    27th July 2019

    As a relatively new coeliac, when summer arrived I panicked slightly – “how do we even have a gluten free bbq?!”. We’d got semi-used to coeliac safe cooking inside, but having a bbq seemed like a totally different ball game. Especially at other peoples houses. Here’s a few bits to consider: (1) HIDDEN GLUTEN to…

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  • Ice Cream: Coeliac/Gluten Free Guide

    21st July 2019

    Here’s a few bits and pieces you might find useful to help get the very best coeliac friendly, dairy free ice cream! From cones and sprinkles to a list of the safe options from the ice cream man!! (1) Gluten free cones exist Yep, its true!! I’m not going to lie, its a bit like…

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  • Is Barley Malt Extract Gluten Free?

    10th June 2019

    Hands up who doesn’t get whether barley malt extract is gluten free?! What about barley malt vinegar or barley malt vinegar extract?!! Meeee!!! As a result, I see the word “barley malt….” in the ingredients list & I just put that food right back on the shelf. You too?! BUT THAT MEANS YOU’RE MISSING OUT!!!…

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  • Dairy Free: Tips & Tricks to Make it Easier

    23rd April 2019

    Going dairy free? It’s not easy at first… whilst there’s plenty of alternatives to pick from, it’s taken me heaps of time & money to decipher between the good and the bad. Hopefully this guide will make your journey to tasty cheese on toast a little easier than mine!! Before we get started Lactose free…

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