November Seasonal Produce Roundup. Autumn is in full swing pumpkins and squash are still in season, Halloween is just gone for another year and Bonfire Night is coming! It’s Time to start reaping the rewards of the stored and preserved produce. Seasonal fruit and vegetables […]
Want something quick and easy (and gluten-free and vegan) to make on Halloween and Bonfire Night? Do you have friends and family coming round or need to take a dish to a pot-luck party? These Seven Halloween and Bonfire Night Recipe Ideas will give you […]
My Favourite Gluten-Free, Vegan Apple Recipes usually involve sugar in some form. I love apples in desserts. Savoury apple sauce is pretty fantastic with a roast but my heart lies with a comforting, sweet, apple-filled desserts. Sometimes (mostly!) apples don’t like me (they’re a high […]
Interesting facts about turnips and swedes (not Swedes). Generally speaking in the north of England, Scotland and Ireland turnips are the big purple things that you mash and swedes are the little beige things that you feed to animals.
October and Autumn is here! I adore autumn! Time to start storing the summer glut of produce and enjoy the autumn produce. Seasonal produce is wonderful in the autumn (fall). It’s a gluten-free, vegan bounty this month! Find out below what’s in season this month […]
One of the questions I get asked and see most on forums and social media is ‘are oats gluten-free?’. It’s confusing, especially if you are new to being gluten-free. So here goes… Everything you need to know about oats but were slightly scared to ask! […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 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.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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!), […]
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 […]