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 »
Lasagne used to be one of my favourite dishes, but I had to give it up when I stopped eating tomatoes. Add to that, having to omit dairy and gluten from our diets made this popular family dish seem an impossibility.
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 »
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 »
Potatoes, tomatoes, peppers and aubergines. Not just a random list of food, they are all part of the same group, the nightshades, along with the spices, cayenne and paprika. First thoughts when it comes to nightshades may well be the age old poison, ‘deadly nightshade’ but whilst this food group… Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
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 »