Pumpkin spice spooky swiss roll – the perfect gluten free Halloween recipe

Pumpkin spice season is in full swing and this gluten free swiss roll recipe mixes this classic autumn flavouring with a spooky twist for a Halloween recipe to impress. I’d been dying to test out a gluten free swiss roll since watching the Bake Off contestants make mini rolls, and…

September favourites: Gluten free puff pastry, doughnuts and visiting Facebook

I’ll start my September favourites with a confession: I completely forgot to post my August favourites last month, and it’s been such a whirlwind few weeks I have only just realised! So prepare for a BUMPER favourites this month because it’s been a busy eight weeks full of London trips,…

Five gluten free breakfast ideas for the Nutri-Brex #5WaysChallenge

This post is sponsored by Nutri-Brex. Gluten free breakfast ideas can often be hard to come by, but breakfast is my absolute favourite meal of the day and I like to make it as exciting as possible. Whether you’re after a leisurely brunch with breakfast muffins and crumbles, a quick…

A gluten free, lactose free cookery masterclass with Tesco

When I was invited to a gluten and lactose free cookery masterclass by Tesco Lactose Free with celebrity chef Lesley Waters, how could I say no? I spent years of my childhood avidly watching Ready Steady Cook (and trying to recreate my own meals with playdough!) so the idea of…

The ULTIMATE gluten free French toast with Juvela

This post is sponsored by Juvela . When I was diagnosed with coeliac disease, Juvela was the first gluten free bread I ever tried on prescription, and the first gluten free bread I actually liked. Fast forward 15 years and now many people with coeliac disease, like myself, who grew…

The perfect autumnal gluten and egg free granola cake recipe

This post is sponsored by Nature’s Path. With the autumn swiftly approaching, many people are searching for ways to use freshly-picked blackberries or fallen apples – and this gluten free granola cake recipe is perfect. Filled with warm flavours, the delicate fruit is complemented by the rich crunch of cinnamon granola.…

WIN! A giant gluten free hamper!

Please note this competition is now closed. Are you ready for a BIG gluten free hamper giveaway? Because I’ve got an absolute stonker of a prize which is perfect for coeliacs or those on a gluten free diet.My Facebook page recently hit 10k so it’s time for me to give…

Gluten free white chocolate and raspberry flapjacks for Pink Pants Tea Party Month

There are many amazing charities working in the UK, and when I approached by Endometriosis UK to contribute a gluten free recipe to their Pink Pants Tea Party packs, I was more than happy to help. Endometriosis is a chronic condition with no cure, and affects around 1.5million women, according to…

Gluten and dairy free banana, date and walnut cake recipe

Gluten free banana cake is one of my favourite ways to use up over-ripe bananas, and this gluten and dairy free banana date and walnut cake takes it to a whole new level. The sticky, dates and syrup makes this super indulgent, and the bananas add a stodgy sweetness which…

Seven supermarket foods you wouldn’t think are gluten free – but they are!

There are some products you just naturally swerve away from in the supermarket because you think they won’t be gluten free. You don’t even bother picking them up because surely wheat flour is lurking in the ingredients, right? Well, you might be surprised to learn some of these beauties in the…

Recipe: gluten free sausage rolls – perfect for picnics or lunchboxes

Hands up all the coeliacs in the house who would love to eat gluten free sausage rolls? Well, my gluten free friends, I’ve made the perfect sausage rolls and this recipe is SO simple and easy to make. My local supermarket finally had the Jus-rol gluten free puff pastry in stock,…

Gluten free Chinese ‘fakeaway’: Spicy Singapore fried rice recipe

Gluten free Chinese food is hard to come by. Soy sauce normally contains wheat flour and even when you do find a rare item on the menu you can eat, it’s likely the wok is cross-contaminated with gluten. For a lot of coeliacs (myself included) not being able to order…

Your go-to guide to gluten free gravy and stock cubes

Where can you get gluten free gravy and stock cubes? I’ve been asked this question a lot lately, so I’ve hunted down all of the gluten free stock cubes and gravy mixes I could find in my local supermarkets. Gravy or stock cubes often have wheat flour in, and it’s…

Gluten, egg and dairy free red velvet doughnuts to celebrate 10k

This week I was very excited to hit the 10,000 follower mark on my Facebook page and to celebrate, I wanted to make gluten free doughnuts! I’ve made several varieties of baked, gluten free vegan doughnuts before, but I’d been dying to make gluten free red velvet doughnuts for ages.…

Gluten free at The Lemon Next To The Pie, Barnstaple

I’m really lucky living in North Devon, because there are so many fantastic places that offer gluten free food. I can always find somewhere gluten free in Barnstaple, and although there are a few cafes and restaurants I always go to, it’s even better when I find somewhere new.  Lauren…

Healing gluten and dairy free chicken noodle soup to use up Sunday roast leftovers

One of my main goals this month is to save money on my food bills, so this gluten and dairy free chicken noodle soup is the perfect leftover chicken recipe, using up what remains of the Sunday roast! It’s so hearty and nutritionally beneficial, and it’s my go-to meal when I…

My top 5 tips for getting the best experience at the Allergy and Free From Show

This year was my first Allergy and Free From Show, and it was a fantastic experience for me, both in discovering new brands and meeting some amazing people. For those that missed it, the next one is in Liverpool in November and the 2018 shows kick off in Glasgow in March.…

King prawn skewers with mango, coriander and coconut for the BBQ – #ReachForTheBeach

Summer is upon us and it’s the season for healthy gluten free BBQ recipes – and these king prawn skewers with coconut oil, coriander and mango are the perfect dish for balmy evenings. They are super simple to make and high in protein, as well as good fats from the coconut…

The Allergy and Free From Show 2017: My complete gluten free haul!

I promised a full reveal of my Allergy and Free From Show haul, and now I have managed to lug it all home, here’s a run-down of all the amazing brands I found and the goodies I tried at the show and took home with me. You might want to…

Eight gluten free highlights from the Allergy and Free From Show London

Wow, what a weekend it has been at the Allergy and Free From Show in London! It’s the first year I’ve been – last year I was struck down sick before I was due to go. I was SO excited to attend this year, and it certainly did not disappoint.…

My gluten free Mexican dinner party for friends with Schwartz

Coming up with gluten free dinner party ideas can feel like hard work. I often find when I am a guest at dinner parties, people really struggle with catering for coeliac disease and get in a complete fluster about what is gluten free, and what is not. They will often go…

My birthday weekend: Skybar Croyde, gluten free Curly Wurly cheesecake and a Unicorn Cake!

Last weekend I turned 28, and had the most amazing birthday celebrating the best of gluten free North Devon. From mojitos, dancing and stilton fries at Skybar Croyde to Curly Wurly cheesecake at Tea on the Green in Westward Ho! I had a brilliant time!  I’ve made this little video…

May gluten free favourites: Gluten free desserts, ‘healthy’ Nutella and first Hocking’s ice-cream

May has flown by (and I must confess, I completely missed April, oops!) but I’m back with my monthly gluten free favourites – and this month it’s a bumper list! It was also MY BIRTHDAY so I had some exciting gluten free treats which I’ve shared with you here! From…

Gluten free quiche recipe: Summer brie and asparagus quiche is perfect gluten free picnic food

Gluten free quiche is one of my favourite summertime staples, and what better way to enjoy it than with a burst of seasonal, summertime veg? British asparagus is in season and until June we can enjoy those fat, green stalks which are bursting with flavour. I love asparagus – it’s…

Gluten free dinner at SQ Bar and Restaurant, Braunton

I wish SQ Bar and Restaurant had been in Braunton, North Devon, when I lived there. Actually, saying that, it’s probably a good thing it wasn’t, because I would definitely be well-fed but out of pocket. This place does such yummy food, I think I’d have been in there all…