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A friendly FYI to the world, love from the coeliacs

A friendly FYI to the world, love from the coeliacs

Dear Gluten-Eaters of Planet Earth, This week (May 14-20) is Coeliac Awareness Week. Which makes it the perfect time to indulge in a light-hearted open letter that scrupulously sums up how angry, exhausted, and ready to pack-up and eff-off to Gluten Free Island some of […]

Vegan & gluten-free Cornettos due to hit the UK

Vegan & gluten-free Cornettos due to hit the UK

Just one Cornettooooooo! It’s gluten-freeeee! Well it is now. And you can (kind of) thank PETA. I’m delighted to confirm the animal rights charity has just announced that Cornetto is bringing its dairy-free, gluten-free ice cream to good old Blighty, due to be released in February […]

Why I’m fed up of giving up

Why I’m fed up of giving up

Fresh starts are brilliant. I love the concept of New Year: optimism, goal-setting, washing off the past and getting excited for the 12 months ahead. But I won’t be falling down the same rabbit-hole as last year, or the year before – I won’t be […]

21 fab gluten-free brands you need to know + Allergy Show North review

21 fab gluten-free brands you need to know + Allergy Show North review

It was the words, “there’s gluten-free fish and chips over there” that did it for me. Straight from the mouth of a Coeliac UK team member, I felt like I was in a wonderland of gluten-free brands. Well actually, I was. I made the trip […]

Gluten-free Greggs: Are the bakery’s new soups safe for coeliacs?

Gluten-free Greggs: Are the bakery’s new soups safe for coeliacs?

There’s been a lot of excitement surrounding the gluten-free Greggs range. But there’s also been a lot of anti-climaxes. The first being that the chain WASN’T DOING GLUTEN-FREE PASTIES. Lord, what I’d give for a Festive Bake. Anyway, the bakery launched a gluten-free porridge, which […]

Gluten-free beers made using chestnuts are a hit with coeliacs

Gluten-free beers made using chestnuts are a hit with coeliacs

Naturally gluten-free beer is being launched by more and more breweries. Malts, ales and pilsners are being catered to those with coeliac disease, using alternative grains such as rice, quinoa, millet, buckwheat, and gluten-free oats. This kind of gluten-free beer is much better for anyone […]

‘May contain gluten’: Be careful with these Morrisons items

‘May contain gluten’: Be careful with these Morrisons items

Wanna play a game? That’s exactly what you’re doing when you eat the following items. These are just a tiny sample of foods I’ve found in Morrisons that absolutely 100% shouldn’t contain gluten, but for some reason or other, the manufacturing methods are unsuitable for people with […]

What’s new, coeliac disease? Four years on…

What’s new, coeliac disease? Four years on…

I wish there was an off-switch for autoimmune disease. I mean, your own body attacking itself – what’s that all about? Hundreds of thousands of years of human evolution and we can’t even eat a bagel without our lunatic immune system declaring war on our […]

Tesco Gluten-Free Advert: Did They Do It Right?

Tesco Gluten-Free Advert: Did They Do It Right?

  You know gluten-free is taking over the world when you see it on the telly. The Great British Bake Off challenge bakers to culinary delights without gluten, South Park say it makes your dick fly off and now Tesco are diving into the gluten-free market and putting […]

Gluten-Free & Still Sick? This Could Be Why

Gluten-Free & Still Sick? This Could Be Why

For those with coeliac disease, the road to recovery is a long one. Especially when cross-reactors rear their ugly heads.