Category: Food

Ed’s Easy Diner goes gluten free | The Edinburgh Reporter

  An American style diner which has just recently arrived in Edinburgh has launched a GF accredited gluten-free menu – meaning people with coeliac disease can now get their Fifties diner fix at all 35 Ed’s Easy Diners across the UK.Thrilled to be the first burger chain to be accredited by Coeliac UK, the national charity for people with coeliac...

How a Gluten Free Diet Could Make You Fat

Specialist Gluten Free Food Is Packed With Sugar and Calories For many people following a gluten free lifestyle is essential to staying healthy as they are fully diagnosed with Coeliac Disease, however some people choose to follow the diet as they believe they have an intolerance. Whatever the reason, experts now warn that the gluten free food is packed with...

No.G Gluten-free brand goes from strength to strength and secures Asda deal

Another small UK independent manufacturer that has made it in to the mainstream suppliers, well done to NoG who have got their pies stocked in Asda, Sainsbury’s and Ocado. The deal to supply six products to Asda has doubled the output at the Nottingham-based Riverside Bakery, NoG’s brand manager Sam Benjamin told FoodManufacture.co.uk.“We were doing about 8,000 products a week,”...

USA to get gluten-free Cheerios this summer

It has been announced that in the USA the well known brand of breakfast cereal Cheerio’s will become Gluten Free. This is good news for all Coeliac’s who miss out on many mainstream cereals due to cross contamination. Hopefully once they are launched in the USA they will make their way over the UK too, meaning good news for all...

LadyBird Foods – Grimsby Gluten Free Firm success

A GLUTEN-FREE food business which first tested its products at a Grimsby market has experienced impressive growth in sales after attending some of the region’s farmers’ markets.Ladybird Foods, which is run by Simone Porter, launched in September 2013 to provide homemade baked products and ready meals to those with coeliac disease and wheat intolerance. After testing the water with products...

How Being Diagnosed Gluten Intolerant Can Make You A Champion

Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open on Sunday, yet just a few short years ago his career was headed due south. That changed after he made radical lifestyle changes in 2010, including a gluten-free diet. It is one of key ingredients in the “magic” that has transformed Djokovic’s health in body and mind – and his tennis. Here’s a...

Save At The Italian Delicatessen Nife Is Life

We came across a great online Deli called ‘Nife Is Life’, it’s a novel idea that actually works really well. Many of their mainstream products are naturally gluten free (such as cheeses, yoghurts, fresh fish and wine etc.). However when doing a search for gluten free on their site they do a nice selection of gluten free pastas in types...

Lidl Offering Gluten Free Food Again

I was delighted when Nicola came back from here weekly shop at Lidl with some gluten free goodies. She bought a box of teacakes and orange jaffa cakes as a treat and apparently thet were very good value when compared to the other supermarkets. It appears Lidl have started selling a selection of gluten free goodies by Kelkin, at least...

Top 5 Restaurants for a Valentines Gluten Free Meal

Valentines day, a time of love and romance, when lovers the world over can enjoy a carefree evening of gazing ninto each others eyes over a romantic meal. That is unless you are a coeliac in which case part of your evening can be spent staring at a menu trying to detect what elements of a meal may contain gluten....

The Dangers of Self Diagnosis and Coeliac Disease

Recently there seems to be a growing trend towards people taking up a gluten free diet without actually being diagnosed as having coeliac disease. Part of this increase is no doubt down to what seems like a glut of celebrity endorsements for a gluten free diet, Novak Djokovic and Gwyneth Paltrow to name two. With names like these endorsing the...

Gluten Free Sweet and Sour Chicken Balls

Gluten Free Sweet and Sour Chicken Balls

  Fellow coeliacs will be fully aware of the problems when eating Chinese food – eating out in a Chinese restaurant or having a Chinese takeaway is a big no-no. The culprit of this block on Chinese food is the humble Soy Sauce. As all you fellow coeliacs know gluten can hide in the most seemingly innocuous of places (gravy...

How To Make Gluten Free Breadcrumbs

How To Make Gluten Free Breadcrumbs

Purchasing gluten free breadcrumbs can be difficult and expensive so I experimented with making my own and found this recipe to work best. Stephen gets some white rolls on prescription which he finds are very stodgy to eat, so now I turn them in to breadcrumbs and use them in various other recipes. Ingredients One loaf of gluten free bread...