A camera down shot of beef stew in a black bowl sitting on a beige and burgundy knitted blanket
Recipes

Recipe – Beef Stew – Gluten and Dairy Free

This is my own tried and tested recipe for gluten-free beef stew. If you are new to being gluten-free and don’t have the ingredients at home then I have linked to the ones I use and recommend on Amazon (in blue text). If you have any feedback or try this recipe then do let me know!… Continue reading Recipe – Beef Stew – Gluten and Dairy Free

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Recipes

Amazing Pancakes Recipe – Gluten and Dairy Free.

This is my own tried and tested recipe for gluten-free and dairy-free pancakes. If you are new to being gluten-free and don’t have the ingredients at home then I have linked to the ones I use and recommend on Amazon (in blue text). If you have any feedback or try this recipe then do let… Continue reading Amazing Pancakes Recipe – Gluten and Dairy Free.

A photo of a Wetherspoon cheeseburger with chips and ketchup on a white plate.
Food, Gluten Free Lists, Out 'n' About

The Ultimate Gluten Free List – Wetherspoons For The Coeliac 2018

An exciting development in the world of British people who have Coeliac disease - Wetherspoons now have a dedicated gluten free menu! Although in the small print they do say that they mostly try their best to avoid cross-contamination, but it can happen, I have been there many times and never had an adverse reaction.… Continue reading The Ultimate Gluten Free List – Wetherspoons For The Coeliac 2018

Gluten Free Lists, Gluten Free Products

The Ultimate Gluten-Free Alcoholic Drinks Guide

Although I am pretty confident in this list - always double-check ingredients on all food and drinks. Spirits There is some controversy regarding whether all spirits are gluten-free. This is because the gluten protein is left behind during the vaporisation stage of distillation. Therefore the final product (in theory) shouldn't contain gluten - but some… Continue reading The Ultimate Gluten-Free Alcoholic Drinks Guide

A close up of crispy Szechuan chilli beef on rice in a white bowl with red chopsticks.
Food, Recipe Attempts, Recipes

Gluten, Wheat and Dairy Free Crispy Szechuan Chilli Beef

This is wheat free, gluten free, barley free, dairy free, crustacean free... but certainly not taste free. I'm addicted and you will be too. Ingredients: Meat: 500g beef cut into thin strips, 3 tbsp cornflour, 1 tbsp gluten-free Worcester sauce, 1 tbsp white wine, 3 tbsp rice bran oil. Sauce: 4 tbsp gluten-free Worcester sauce,… Continue reading Gluten, Wheat and Dairy Free Crispy Szechuan Chilli Beef

A white bowl of green Thai curry soup with black chopsticks
Recipe Attempts, Recipes, Tried and Tested

Gluten Free Green Thai Curry Soup

This comforting bowl of spicy cuddles is perfect for the cold and wet winter we are in just now. Here's my secret recipe. Ingredients 2 white onions (diced) 3 cloves of garlic (finely chopped) 1 inch squared of ginger (finely chopped) 100g of spring greens or pak choi (cut into strips) 1 red chilli (sliced… Continue reading Gluten Free Green Thai Curry Soup

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Personal

Possibly TMI…

Hello everyone, I haven't shared what I am about to tell you all with anyone outside of my family till now, but I am so excited about this new treatment that I want to shout it from the rooftops. So I will start at the beginning. As you know, I have severe food intolerances but… Continue reading Possibly TMI…

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Mental Health, Personal

World Mental Health Day 2015

Hello everyone, It seems fitting that I should come back to my little corner of the web today on World Mental Health Day as the main reason for my absence is just that; my mental health hasn't been that great. As some of you know from my Time to Talk post on the 5th of… Continue reading World Mental Health Day 2015

A photo of James, Lisa, Tony and 2 others drinking something out of bottles. They are all looking happy and relieved. They are all wearing black sportswear.
Mental Health, Out 'n' About, Personal

The Orange Headband

Two weeks ago I took part in Tough Mudder Scotland in support of Scottish Spina Bifida Association. I managed to raise £115 for them which is incredible, and I earned my headband! Yey! I hobbled clambered and carefully climbed my way around the course, completed all the obstacles except 2 (although it did take a… Continue reading The Orange Headband

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Mental Health, Personal

Is Mud Gluten and Wheat Free?

Tough Mudder Scotland is tomorrow. Tough Mudder Scotland is tomorrow. Arrrrgggggghhhhhh! If you don't know what tough mudder is - here is a link to a video Yeah. That. Hahaha. I'm doing THAT. TOMORROW. Have I trained? Physically - as much as is humanly possible in the house when my back and shoulders are the… Continue reading Is Mud Gluten and Wheat Free?