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My Favourite Gluten-Free, Vegan Autumn Treats

My Favourite Gluten-Free, Vegan Autumn Treats

My Favourite Gluten-Free, Vegan Autumn Treats are mostly fruit and pumpkin based. This is because fruit is soooo good in autumn. I love treats!!! I don’t have treats very often, but when produce is so good it is hard not to make the most of the bounty.

Tips and Tricks for Crispy And Fluffy Potatoes

Tips and Tricks for Crispy And Fluffy Potatoes

Potatoes in winter are the perfect side. Any type of potato from the oven should be crispy on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside… Perfection! It is easy to get the perfect potato if you follow my Tips and Tricks for Crispy […]

September Seasonal Produce Roundup

September Seasonal Produce Roundup

Lazy, warm, August has given way to warm and comforting September. Autumn is just peeking around the corner. Seasonal fruit and vegetables are abundant and beautiful. We should make the most of the abundance with all available preserving methods: pickling, jam, chutney, fermentation. I LOVE […]

My Journey to a Low FODMAP Diet

My Journey to a Low FODMAP Diet

It was suggested to me several years ago I see a dietitian in order to try a low FODMAP diet… It took a long time to get to that point and I was willing to try almost anything by then to ease my overwhelming symptoms. […]

Gluten-Free and Vegan and Low FODMAP

Gluten-Free and Vegan and Low FODMAP

I know all about the low FODMAP diet and how useful it can be if you have gut issues. Doing the low FODMAP diet can be challenging but if you’re Gluten-Free and Vegan and Low FODMAP it’s even more challenging. Here’s my low-down on FODMAPs […]

Gut Health: Pre-Biotics, Pro-Biotics and You

Gut Health: Pre-Biotics, Pro-Biotics and You

Gut health is very important and with more research, more links are found between gut health and our wider health. I’ve had gut problems for many years and have tried all sorts of medically monitored diets and treatments. My gut health has improved dramatically but it’s far from ‘normal’. Here in Gut Health: Pre-Biotics, Pro-Biotics and You I help you navigate your own gut health.

August Seasonal Produce Roundup

August Seasonal Produce Roundup

School holidays are well underway and the weather tends to be rather wet… If we are lucky August summer-time is lazy, warm and wonderful. The hustle and bustle quietens down and superb August Seasonal Produce makes for easy dishes, where ripe, sweet flavours shine through. […]

My Favourite Fifteen, Gluten-Free, Vegan Summer Recipes

My Favourite Fifteen, Gluten-Free, Vegan Summer Recipes

My Favourite Fifteen, Gluten-Free and Vegan Summer Recipes. What more do you need? FIFTEEN Gluten-Free, Vegan, Allergy-Friendly, Seasonal, Summer Recipes… My Favourite Fifteen, Gluten-Free and Vegan Summer Recipes – What’s So Great About Summer? Summer is a truly amazing time for fruit (strawberries anyone?!) and […]

Are you Ready for a Relaxing and Nutritious Gluten-Free, Vegan Summer?

Are you Ready for a Relaxing and Nutritious Gluten-Free, Vegan Summer?

FriFran’s 30-Minute Summer 23 Quick and Easy Recipes, Ready in 30 Minutes or Less Are you ready for a relaxing and nutritious gluten-free, vegan summer? Would you like to discover quick, easy, delicious and stunning gluten-free and vegan recipes to make your summer inspiring, fun […]

July Seasonal Produce Roundup

July Seasonal Produce Roundup

It is July, summer time is in full swing. Holiday season is here and it is a time to relax a little. Fruit and vegetables are amazing. Fully ripened fruit is a thing to behold. Explore what’s good right now with our July Seasonal Produce […]

Seven, Easy, Low FODMAP Dinner Ideas

Seven, Easy, Low FODMAP Dinner Ideas

If you’re on the Low FODMAP diet (and gluten-free and vegan), thinking up ideas for what you can eat for dinner or lunch can be challenging. It’s all new and seems very restrictive. Well, here’s Seven, Easy, Low FODMAP Dinner Ideas. That’s a whole week […]

June Seasonal Produce Roundup

June Seasonal Produce Roundup

It is June, summer time and the month of the longest day (21 June). Wimbledon and the Tour de France fill our screens. June Seasonal Produce is looking amazing, find out what’s in season with the June Seasonal Produce Roundup. As summer warms up and […]

May Seasonal Produce Roundup

May Seasonal Produce Roundup

It is May and we started with a Bank Holiday in the UK. We also end May with a Bank Holiday – what a month. As spring starts to move towards summer and the weather improves (we live in hope!) seasonal fruit and vegetables start […]

Five Fabulous, Seasonal, Summer Fruit Recipes

Five Fabulous, Seasonal, Summer Fruit Recipes

I’m sharing with you Five FABULOUS, Seasonal, Summer Fruit Recipes. All totally gluten-free and vegan (and free of coconut and alliums too!). In-season summer fruit is incredible. Allowed to ripen naturally and grown in ideal conditions seasonal fruit is packed full of flavour and is, […]

NEW and Available Today: Vegan Spring Cookbook

NEW and Available Today: Vegan Spring Cookbook

Vegan Spring: Fresh, Nourishing, No-Nonsense, Gluten-Free, Vegan Recipes to Put a Spring in Your Step My latest book, Vegan Spring, is packed with fresh, nourishing, delicious, no-nonsense gluten-free and vegan recipes that will put a spring in your step. If you like bright, interesting, nutritious, […]

Here Comes Your Gluten-free and Vegan Summer

Here Comes Your Gluten-free and Vegan Summer

Summer 2020 is going to be a little bit different for most of us. We don’t know what the next few months will hold. BUT we do know that seasonal fruit and veg is amazing in the summer. We can eat well and summer fruit […]

Seven (Gluten-Free + Vegan) Chocolate Easter Treats that aren’t Eggs!

Seven (Gluten-Free + Vegan) Chocolate Easter Treats that aren’t Eggs!

Why Seven (Gluten-Free + Vegan) Chocolate Easter Treats that aren’t Eggs!? There are lots (and lots) of chocolate Easter eggs in the shops that are gluten-free and vegan!!! I’ve tried most of them. They’re great but sometimes a) you don’t have the money (they’re expensive!), […]

My Five Favourite Gluten-Free, Vegan Spring Salads

My Five Favourite Gluten-Free, Vegan Spring Salads

Spring in well and truly in the air. I adore spring. Flowers growing, birds singing, better weather, longer days… And, really importantly, a greater variety of produce starts to appear in the shops and markets. Salads are full of the promise of summer days to […]

April Seasonal Produce Roundup

April Seasonal Produce Roundup

Welcome to the April Seasonal Produce Roundup! Find out what’s in season this month. Find out what’s great quality, great value and great for the environment. It’s April Fool’s Day today: I’m sure there has been some hilarious stuff on the TV, radio, web already… […]

Seven Warming Gluten-Free, Vegan Soup Recipes

Seven Warming Gluten-Free, Vegan Soup Recipes

Winter is in full swing! When I think of warming-up after getting soaked to the skin on my way home, in the freezing cold and dark, I think of soup. Gluten-free, vegan soup to be exact! I hope these Seven Warming Gluten-Free, Vegan Soup Recipes […]

How To Make Sure You Get Enough B12 In Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Life

How To Make Sure You Get Enough B12 In Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Life

Vitamin B12 is essential for a healthy body and lifestyle. Vegan or not, many of us are deficient in vitamin B12. Here’s How To Make Sure You Get Enough B12 In Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Life. What Is Vitamin B12 And Why Do You Need It??? […]

How To Prevent Cross-Contamination In Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Kitchen

How To Prevent Cross-Contamination In Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Kitchen

Cross-contamination. You might not have thought about it too hard. If you have coeliac/ celiac disease or an allergy or sensitivity to certain foods; cross-contamination is a serious concern. For your health alone it’s REALLY important to Prevent Cross-Contamination In Your Gluten-Free, Vegan Kitchen. How […]

March Seasonal Produce Roundup

March Seasonal Produce Roundup

Welcome to the March Seasonal Produce Roundup! We celebrate St David’s Day on the first of this month: the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales. Tradition holds that St David died on on 01 March in 601. Pop a daffodil or […]

20 Gluten-Free, Vegan Dessert Recipes to Wow your Friends and Family

20 Gluten-Free, Vegan Dessert Recipes to Wow your Friends and Family

I am a HUGE fan of desserts: almost any type of dessert but especially chocolate, cakes, mousses and muffins. That’s almost any dessert really… Here’s 20 Gluten-Free, Vegan Dessert Recipes to Wow your Friends and Family with. Gluten-free, vegan baking is a little different to […]