Gluten Free

How To Go Vegan

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Read up on the subject, get to know your food. Plan, not only what you will eat for breakfast, but also snacks, lunch and dinner; I am a big fan of planning meals in advance by making stocks for freezing or eating healthy leftovers the following day.

Healthy Foundations To A Life Of Vitality

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

When trying to lead a more healthy lifestyle, we often feel like our old, bad habits are tough to break; we set our benchmarks too high, pick unrealistic goals. What about if we could set some healthy foundations that enabled success? Educate ourselves. Adapt our thoughts.

Are We Becoming A Free-From Nation?

Rick Miller | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rick Miller

Do you remember when the free-from section in the supermarket consisted of an odd-looking packet of biscuits that disintegrated in a cup of tea and a sad looking loaf of bread that tasted like cardboard? These products were produced for those with diagnosed allergies and intolerances and would be marked with 'approved' or 'certified' stamps to help consumers avoid making a potentially dangerous mistake when choosing a product.

Five Health Mistakes You're Probably Making

Dr. Libby Weaver | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Libby Weaver

However, there is an inordinate amount of information out there on how we need to be taking care of ourselves and sometimes it can be conflicting and confusing. How do we know what's healthy for us? So with that in mind, here are some health mistakes that are commonly made and very easily rectified.

Vegan Salted Caramel Crème Brûlée

Rachel Smith | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Smith

These creamy, rich and decadent raw vegan salted caramel crème brûlées taste even better than the real thing - fact. And as an extra bonus, they contain no refined sugar, eggs or dairy, so you can enjoy these little pots of heaven guilt-free!

Gluten-Free Is More Fun Than You Think

Olivia Cox | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Cox

So my point: gluten-free doesn't mean taste, sustenance or fun-free. Especially if you like tequila as much as I do (some vodka is made from wheat, some from potato - it's a gamble I'm unwilling to take).

Is Gluten-Free Better For Me?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

However, much of the drive behind the increase is due to many other things - the publicity around a lower carbohydrate diet, celebrity influence and manufacturers' knowledge that they can charge a premium for gluten-free products (over twice as much in many cases!).

The Link Between Coeliac Disease And Mental Health

Jasmine Irving | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmine Irving

Personally, talking openly about the physical side of my coeliac disease has always been far easier to do than discussing my experience of depression and anxiety. I have difficulty even using these labels, I've previously opted to use terms that play it down like "low mood" or "feeling fragile".

Lifting The Lid On The Latest Food Myths

Rick Miller | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rick Miller

Myth-busting and uncovering the truth about food is part of a day's work for a dietitian. From the latest celebrity diet, to the supposed miracle approaches of the latest nutritional 'guru'; some myths are easily explained, others more insidious and seem to return like a nasty bout of flu circulating.

Ignoring The Gluten Free Market Is Absolutely Quackers

Sarah Sleet | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Sleet

Cyril the coeliac duck hates bread. He's surrounded by it on an almost daily basis. Countless well-meaning passers-by chuck huge lumps of the stuff at him and he smiles politely, to the extent that his beak allows, declines (because it will make him ill), and goes about his day, hungrily. He doesn't think his food rut with ever end.

Why Following A Gluten-Free Diet Could Be Bad For Your Health

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

People who go gluten-free may be inadvertently harming their health, experts have warned. A team of researchers said people who follow a gluten-free d...

Basil - The Many Uses Of...

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Basil is so important for good health, it is my 'go-to' comfort food, especially if I am feeling a little under the weather. Like carrots, basil is a rich source of beta-carotene which is needed for good vision, strong immunity and general good health. Because I can't be without it, I've come up with a few new and alternative ways to use basil and create something really special:

How A Gluten-Free Diet Could Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

People who deliberately cut gluten from their diets could be increasing their risk of Type 2 diabetes, according to research. A new study found that p...

Vegan Easter Cookies

Holly Jade | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

With only a few weeks until Spring and a month until Easter, I wanted to make some adorable and Instagram worthy pastel pink easter cookies using some of my favourite ingredients, raspberry, coconut and hazelnut.

Ultimate Paleo Pancakes (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Reneé Davis | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Reneé Davis

With Strove Tuesday just around the corner, I've teamed up with some fabulous free from foodie bloggers to bring you a vast array of free from pancakes.

Pancake Day 2017: Blueberry Lemon Pancakes With Coconut Whipped Cream

Steph Matthews | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

Happy Pancake Day! Just in time for the celebration of this classic breakfast treat, these blueberry lemon pancakes are quick and easy to whip up....

Pancake Day... The Egg Free Way!

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Introducing you to... A Flax Egg. The Flax Egg has been around for quite a few years and often used in gluten free baking. Ordinarily, we find that it is not the most ideal alternative due to the heaviness and sliminess - thankfully, this is just what we want in a pancake!

RAW Bounty Bar Cheesecake

Holly Jade | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

Step 1- Drain the cashew nuts and pop them into a food processor/blender along with the coconut cream, melted coconut oil, dessiccated coconut, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Allow to blend for 5-8 minutes on high until smooth. There will be some texture due to the coconut

RAW Mint Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Holly Jade | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

To make the base Step 1- Line a cake tin with grease proof paper. I prefer to use a push up cake tin. Step 2- In a food processor/blender, add in the hazelnuts, de-stoned/pitted dates, cacao powder, melted dark chocolate, coconut oil and salt.

Ginger And Vanilla Sandwich Cookies

Emma Hollingsworth | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Hollingsworth

These are my new tea-time favourite. There's just something about the combination of spicy ginger cookies and creamy vanilla filling that equates to the ultimate win in my book, and when combined with a cuppa, well we're talking maximum 3pm bliss right here.

A Valentine's Day Treat: Decadent Chocolate Truffles

Steph Matthews | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I can think of no better gift than sharing the gift of food. Especially when it's of the chocolate variety. After all isn't the way to one's heart through the stomach?

Valentine's Day: What If Steak, Oysters And Refined Sugar Aren't On Your Menu?

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

what if you don't eat meat? What if you're allergic to shellfish? What if you've committed to going sugar free for February? There's nothing romantic about eating something you don't like, or indeed, something that makes you poorly with grim side effects!

Olympian Greg Rutherford Reveals His Workout Schedule And Why He Went Gluten Free

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

As the hero who won gold at the London 2012 Olympics, you’d think Greg Rutherford’s training would mainly involve being on the track and field. B...

Festive Christmas Cookies

Steph Matthews | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

I always loved the array of goodies I would make with my family growing up and sugar cookies were one of my favourites. The original recipe is my grandmother's and we've been making it for years.

Feel Good Fudge

Steph Matthews | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

Don't be put off by the very first ingredient, as therein lies all the magic. The humble chickpea is the star ingredient taking this fudge to the next level and you don't even know it's in there. I promise. It becomes blended with coconut oil and chocolate to form a melt in your mouth healthier fudge.