My coeliac disease diagnosis story

It’s Coeliac Awareness Week this week, and I wanted to use this as an opportunity to share my coeliac disease diagnosis story. I don’t think it’s something I’ve ever really shared in full on here before (shameful, as I’ve been blogging for so many years!) but I think it’s an…

New gluten free Christmas menu at Côte Brasserie and WIN a £50 voucher!

Steve and I were lucky enough to have a weekend in London recently, and as part of our trip we were kindly invited to taste-test the gluten free Côte Brasserie Christmas menu. We visited Côte Brasserie Covent Garden in Tavistock Street, which happened to be just a moment’s walk from the…

The Gluten Freevolution: How to get involved in Coeliac Awareness Week 2017

Coeliac Awareness Week is upon us once again, and in amongst the brands battling to use this opportunity to get their free from products in the spotlight, there’s a serious message to try and help raise awareness of this often undiagnosed illness. This year Coeliac UK is asking people to…

September favourites: gluten free pasta salads, profiteroles and pizzas

From gluten free pasta salads to new free from products in the supermarkets, find out what coeliac-friendly foods and gluten free restaurants I have been loving this month…

Coeliac Awareness Week: the most important message

Coeliac Awareness Week has whizzed by in yet another blur of new free from product releases. But the most important message of all is to raise awareness of this much under-diagnosed disease.

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…

Cooking with Chippa: Egg free mayo brownies and honey Worcester chicken thighs

Are you looking for a gluten free replacement for your favourite condiment? Gluten free brand Chippa has a whole range of sauces which don’t compromise on flavour – and you can use them for these simple recipes too…

Your guide to gluten free Christmas party food

Christmas party season is in full swing! But how do you survive it with coeliac disease? Here’s my guide to surviving a gluten free Christmas party – including my favourite gluten free party foods you can’t be without!

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!

Gut Feeling week launches with Caffe Nero’s gluten free roll announcement

The campaign aims to increase awareness of coeliac disease and get more people diagnosed – and has started with a great announcement from Caffe Nero!

The gluten free challenge – and how to host a great gf dinner party

More info on how you can sign up for the gluten free challenge, plus a handy vid!

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…

Warburton’s range available from Jan!

The new Warburton’s FreeFrom range, which has been much anticipated by gluten-free customers – and is shrouded in mystery, will be available from January 2011. The range, which is currently being kept under wraps, could provide new options for coeliac disease sufferers, and a possible saviour from bland, crumbly, gluten-free…

My oat detox – day one!

I remember (a loooooong time ago!) when I was first diagnosed with CD, and I asked my GP if I would be OK to eat oats still. “Well I guess so, just try them and if you feel ill then stop eating them” (or words to that effect at least…

Misdiagnosis – has this happened to you?

So whilst currently researching an article I’m writing (I will post details once it’s publish hopefully December time!) I came across an interesting fact from Coeliac UK. According to a survey run by the charity in 2009 on 1,600 of it’s members, nearly 60% were previously diagnosed with IBS. Other…

Starting to Gather Answers…

So today I had a reply from Coeliac UK following my enquiry into prescriptions (see my earlier post) The response I got was pretty much what I expected, but it filled me with hope that people such as those at Coeliac UK are trying to make gluten free life easier…