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10 Things You Need To Know If You Are New To Being Vegan

10 Things You Need To Know If You Are New To Being Vegan

Being vegan (and gluten-free) can be a challenge!!! I’ve been there. At first it’s just trying to get your head around what vegan means and then it’s working out what you can eat and how you live!!! Here are 10 Things You Need To Know […]

January Seasonal Produce Roundup

January Seasonal Produce Roundup

Happy New Year!!! Winter, new year and the cold is really setting in. Enjoy the seasonal produce and the rewards of the stored and preserved produce. January Seasonal Produce is perhaps at its lowest ebb in winter. But, do not despair! There are still some […]

New Year Cocktail Ideas

New Year Cocktail Ideas

It is almost 2020 and we’re hosting friends this year. Obvs it’s the New Year party of the year! One of the things that I know will go with a BIG BANG are cocktails! So, I bring you New Year Cocktail Ideas that are quick, […]

My Favourite Recuperative Drinks

My Favourite Recuperative Drinks

My Favourite Recuperative Drinks are for you whether you have over-indulged, are under the weather or just need a reassuring pick-me-up. Not a drop of alcohol or caffeine in sight. What Are Recuperative Drinks? So, I don’t count coffee as a Recuperative Drink (it makes […]

Your Essential Guide To Gluten-Free, Vegan Alcoholic Drinks

Your Essential Guide To Gluten-Free, Vegan Alcoholic Drinks

The labelling of alcoholic drinks in the UK and Europe is not subject to the same rules, regulations and guidance as food and (non-alcoholic) drink. The labelling of alcohol is inconsistent and the labelling required by law does not enable the vegan consumer to make […]

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.

Seven Halloween and Bonfire Night Recipe Ideas

Seven Halloween and Bonfire Night Recipe Ideas

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 […]

October Seasonal Produce Roundup

October Seasonal Produce Roundup

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 […]

Are Oats Gluten-Free?

Are Oats Gluten-Free?

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

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 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Five Ways To Make Sure You Get Enough Vitamin D In Your Diet

Five Ways To Make Sure You Get Enough Vitamin D In Your Diet

Vitamin D is essential for a healthy diet. Vegan or not, most of us (regardless of dietary choices or restrictions) do not get enough vitamin D in our life. Here are Five Ways To Make Sure You Get Enough Vitamin D In Your Diet. What […]