A Word or Two about Spelt

Spelt bread - afreefromlife.com

Any ideas what the following list of ingredients is from? Water, tapioca starch, potato starch, vegetable oil, wholegrain maize flour, egg white powder, yeast, cellulose gum, concentrated fruit juice, dextrose, rice bran, cornflour, sugar beet fibre. Would you believe me if I told you it was the ingredients of a… Continue reading »

What Is It Like To Be Gluten & Dairy Intolerant?

What is it like to be dairy and gluten intolerant - Nikki Young Writes

Dear cafes and restaurants, I am six years old and I am gluten and dairy intolerant. That means I have a big list of things I can’t eat and drink, including bread, pastries, biscuits, cakes, milk, cheese and butter. When we go to town, my mum brings me some food… Continue reading »

Using Elimination Diets to Identify Food Intolerance

Using elimination diets to identify food intolerance - afreefromlife.com

My son has suffered from food intolerances since an early age. He the time he was five now I had a good idea of what was causing him problems. Firstly, I would like to clarify the differences between food allergies and intolerances. An allergic reaction is caused when the body… Continue reading »

City Breaks with the Kids – New York

City breaks with the kids - New York - afreefromlife.com

My husband and I really wanted to go to New York for his fortieth Birthday last year and we were originally planning to go on our own. But then we had a change of heart. Our kids are aged ten, seven and five now. They can walk unaided, are fully… Continue reading »

Lentil and Vegetable Bolognese

Lentil and vegetable Bolognese - afreefromlife.com

There are so many potential variations to this dish, making it both a versatile and nutritious option for a family meal and one I felt was worth sharing. This is a vegetarian recipe, but can also be free from dairy, wheat and nightshades. Basic Recipe: 1 clove of garlic 1… Continue reading »

Gluten and Dairy Free Dining in Rome

Gluten and dairy free dining in Rome - afreefromlife.com

Eating out with children when you’re on holiday can be challenging, especially when you have a child who is gluten and dairy free. As much as is possible, I do my research before hand to make sure I find us suitable places. But on this particular occasion I didn’t. We… Continue reading »