Is Starbucks pumpkin spice latte gluten free?

Starbucks’ pumpkin spice latte mean only one thing: it’s officially autumn. But is pumpkin spice latte gluten free? And is it safe for coeliacs? I found out…

New Sainsbury’s free from pizzas, pies, dairy free cheeses and more

I almost had a meltdown in Sainsbury’s this weekend – and not in a bad way. I knew that some new, chilled free from products were on the horizon at the end of September and I had been dying to see what was on offer. All I knew was it…

New gluten free finds as Aldi does free from Specialbuys event

I just got way too excited in Aldi browsing their gluten free Specialbuys event. Check out some of the new gluten free goodies I found in the aisles…

Round up: What’s new in the free from aisles this month?

Is it me, or have there suddenly been a whole load of new gluten free products launched into the supermarket free from aisles?

Gluten free Hobnobs are HERE – and they are pretty damn awesome

The news of gluten free hobnobs and gluten free milk chocolate hobnobs has been met with much excitement today – but how do they taste, and where can you find them?

News: Aldi brings out gluten free stock for Coeliac Awareness Week

Aldi has launched a line of 19 products on its Specialbuys today as part of Coeliac Awareness Week – find out which brands it is stocking here…

News: Pizza Express to launch gluten free pizza in Sainsbury’s

News broke this week that Pizza Express is adding gluten free pizza to its supermarket offerings! But when and where will this be on offer? Find out here…

Are Greggs bringing out a gluten free range? Find out the truth here…

The news broke this week that UK pasty chain Greggs could be launching a gluten free range. But when can we expect to pick up a gluten free Greggs? And how will they avoid cross contamination? I spoke to them to find out…

Coeliac disease diagnosis rates experience fourfold increase

The charity Coeliac UK has published the latest research to kick off Coeliac Awareness Week. Find out how you can get involved and support the Gluten Free Guarantee here!

Great gluten free news for two UK supermarkets

Tesco launches brand new gluten free sandwich range while Asda adds two gluten free meals to its cafe menu. Bring on April 28.

Gluten free prescriptions: The big debate

With the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire NHS cluster threatening to cut gluten-free prescriptions completely, what is the future for people with coeliac disease?

“Gluten Free” oats recalled

It would seem this week that a number of “Freefrom” oat products have been recalled from the supermarket shelves, read on for more info…

The undiagnosed truth about coeliac disease

Coeliac disease: The hidden diagnosis Sore stomach? Constant fatigue? Hair loss? Or even nothing at all? With such a diverse range of symptoms, coeliac disease still remains widely undiagnosed, despite its high prevalence in the UK population. With patients suffering for up to twenty years before being diagnosed, what makes…

A reply to my Saturday Kitchen complaint to the BBC

Following from my last post, about the BBC’s Saturday Kitchen programme, I’ve received a reply from the BBC saying the following: Dear Miss Howells Thank you for contacting us regarding the BBC One programme ‘Saturday Kitchen’ broadcast on 9 April. We understand you were unhappy with the comments made by…

BBC’s Saturday Kitchen Faux Pas

I wasn’t the only one who was angered by Anthony Demetre’s appearance on BBC One’s Saturday Kitchen, where he claimed that after being diagnosed with coeliac disease, he still binges on gluten-containing foods every 3 months.

Natural Bourne Grillers – an interview with the coeliac friendly chef

Nestled on Old Christchurch Road in Landsdowne, Bournemouth, lies a gluten-free treasure. The words “Coeliac Friendly” greet you on the door of Natural Bourne Grillers restaurant, and it just gets better from there! Paul Sochor has made everything on the menu of his steak-house available gluten free. From steak and…

BEX Nutrition talks to the GFB about Coeliac Disease

Poole-based nutritionist Rebecca Amey talks to the Gluten Free Blogger about coeliac disease, and living on a gluten free diet.

Allergy and Gluten Free Show 2011

A round up of the exciting oncoming Allergy and Gluten Free Show 2011, and how YOU can get free tickets!

Warburton’s GF Launch!

A trip to London led me to trying the new Warburton’s range, my first celeb encounter and eating Phil Vickery’s pigs! More here…

Gluten in Cosmetics

There has long been taboo around the subject of coeliac disease sufferers being affected by gluten in cosmetics and beauty products. But is this a myth or something we coeliacs should take a bit more seriously?

Could you go gluten free for a week?

If you aren’t a coeliac or you are and you know someone who’s up for a challenge, then this is definitely something for those brave enough! Got a friend who mocks you for being a “fussy eater”? A partner who eats separate gluten-containing foods to you, or a family member…

GF Bakery comes to Walt Disney World!

Wow – there seems to be a bit of an American theme going on today, so here’s another bit of GF news to add to the theme! A friend of mine sent me a link today to this Walt Disney World podcast from the 14th November – all about a…

One for those in the US!

For those of you lucky enough to be in the US – here’s a product I was recently alerted to, and although with my UK location I can’t try it myself, it looked so good I just had to pass it on! Based in Woodmere, New York, Shabtai Gourmet Gluten…

More product recalls

There seems to be a lot of “gluten-free” product recalls going on at the moment! With M&S recalling their gluten free Rich Fruit Cake last month, now here’s some more info on other products that are currently being recalled: In the Yorkshire and Humberside area, the following beer is being…

Detrimental to health, not just a faddy diet

For anyone who hasn’t been caught up in the world-wide enraged (virtual) mob of coeliacs on Twitter and Facebook, there’s been a lot of upset over an ABC television package on gluten free diets (which you can view by clicking here). The package, featured on ABC Nightline on 3rd November,…

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