12 Nov 2019

When I was in my twenties, I couldn't understand why I seemed to get every cold going. It happened every month and the doctor told me it just happened to some people. 

 The 'flu jab is very quick (thankfully!)

Years later, I learned coeliac disease might be the reason wh...

5 Nov 2019

Some celebrations aren't the easiest for those of us who need gluten-free. Think of how many beige buffets you've had to tolerate and you'll know what I mean.

If you've managed to avoid them, you're really not missing out. Think fatty sausage rolls, curled triangular sa...

29 Oct 2019

Somehow Hallowe'en sneaks up on us quickly. It's not like Xmas where things get organised months (or sometimes years) in advance. So if you're meant to be throwing a Hallowe'en kids' bash and you can't think of more than 2 things to put on your gluten-free menu, read o...

22 Oct 2019

Whenever I go to a wedding, I'm always impressed by the huge efforts the happy couple have gone to. Whether they've spent hours baking miniature macarons and gift-wrapped them for every guest, or hand-painted a wooden pallet with everyone's names for the table plan, it...

15 Oct 2019

If you've read my article in Gluten-Free Heaven magazine this month then you'll know I've been doing a spot of myth-busting. I got a bit fed up of seeing rogue posters on Pinterest from people who clearly didn't know what they were talking about, no doubt scaremongerin...

8 Oct 2019

I feel I should start this post with, "Stop me if you've heard this one before." Trouble is, I'm not telling an old joke. I'm telling it like it is as a coeliac (and I'll bet it's the same for someone who has allergens they need to avoid).

I was reminded how long it had...