Tag Archives: Gluten-free diet

A weighty problem

I’ve always been lucky enough to be able to eat pretty much what I like without having to worry too much about putting on weight.  I’ve never been a fitness fanatic, but I’ve always done something like dancing, gardening, walking etc … Continue reading

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Are you missing Kellogg’s Squares?

Before I was diagnosed with coeliac disease I used to love Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Squares.  But of course, these, like all other Kellogg’s products are now strictly off-limits due to the high amount of barley malt flavouring in them. So imagine my … Continue reading

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War on Waste recipes

I can’t be the only one who is always ending up with food that’s just about to go out of date, or there’s only a bit left, maybe enough for one or two, but not the whole family?  Thought so.  … Continue reading

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Luscious Gluten-Free Apple Cake

This is definitely one of my favourite recipes.  It’s based on a recipe I found in delicious. magazine where it’s called Dorset Apple Cake. It converts really well to gluten-free and, as it’s so moist, I like to call it my Luscious … Continue reading

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May contain Wheat!

I was sorting through some files on my PC this morning and came across this photo and thought I really ought to share it, mainly for those who may be looking at my blog who haven’t experienced what it means to … Continue reading

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Craving for oats?

Many newly diagnosed coeliacs are advised to avoid oats as well as wheat, barley and rye.  This is not because oats contain gluten but because they often become contaminated during the growing or processing process.  This can be a temporary … Continue reading

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Guess what’s for dinner?

Yesterday was one of those all too regular days when despite a fridge full of food, there’s really no choice because there’s something to be used up.  And today’s winner is… 500g pack of minced beef, use by date – … Continue reading

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Finally… back in the kitchen

Well, I’ve still got my leg in plaster but able to walk a bit on it now, so it’s great to get back in the kitchen and get cooking again.  This is the only time I’ve ever been glad my kitchen … Continue reading

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So what’s my story?

So, 2010 was the year my life really changed. In April a fairly routine trip to the doctors reveals I have something called coeliac disease. In August a similar trip for my 17-year-old daughter ends in the same diagnosis and then … Continue reading

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What's it all about?

Welcome, This is my first blog, so it may take a while to get off the ground.  Please bear with me – I hope to have some interesting stuff later. I’m Debs by the way, and you may have guessed from … Continue reading

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