Low muscle tone, hypermobility & food intolerance – their effect on childhood development

Low muscle tone, hypermobility & food intolerance - their effect on childhood development - A Free From Life

I’ve been meaning to write this post for some time. Then I found out I’d been nominated for an award and it put the post to the front of my mind again. I mean me, little old me and my little old blog? It’s a lovely honour that someone should… Continue reading »

Gluten and dairy free pecan cookies

Gluten and dairy free pecan cookies - A Free From Life

Try these gluten and dairy free pecan cookies for a tasty after school treat Now the kids are back at school, I find myself thinking once more about packed lunches and afternoon snacks. Sunday is the day for preparation in our house and that usually involves turning my kitchen into a… Continue reading »

Italy with the kids – Viareggio, Tuscany

A typical street of Viareggio, Italy - A Free From Life

Just a half-hour drive from Pisa airport, Viareggio, the second largest town in the province of Lucca, turned out to be our ‘city break’ with a difference. We just had our annual Italy fix in what started out with the intention of being a city break. Having booked cheap flights… Continue reading »

Visit to National Trust Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Kent

We’re lucky where we live in Kent because there are so many National Trust properties within easy reach. My nearest is Knole, which I visit in all weathers to walk the dog, however, with the poor weather we’ve been having recently, we haven’t been much further. Thank goodness that summer… Continue reading »

No bake protein energy balls

Raw protein balls - A Free From Life

I love making these energy balls. Call them what you like: raw protein balls, energy balls, no bake protein balls, you can find many variations. Essentially, though, they’re all a version of the same thing. What I didn’t like about the recipes I found, was that most seemed to add either honey… Continue reading »

Banana and almond porridge

Porridge recipe - A Free From Life

I was never a fan of porridge. Partly due to the texture, partly to the fact I don’t really like milk either. This porridge recipe has converted me though. I love it! It’s our ‘set you up for the day’ breakfast and the great thing about this recipe is you… Continue reading »