Creating a delicious dairy free dessert with Ciao Gusto

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some items to create a recipe with* When the husband and I first got together, almost 21 years ago, I learned pretty quickly, that I would have to adapt life around his food allergies. Back then there was very little in the way of nice food […]

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How to Cope with Family Food Allergies

*this is a collaborative post* While most advice regarding food allergies relates to helping children cope, they can affect anyone at any age. Learning to cope goes far beyond understanding potential symptoms and dangers. We also have to learn to manage food-related fears and anxieties.  Coping with family food allergies starts with identifying the cause, […]

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Easy chocolate cupcakes

 I have adapted this recipe, it’s actually a cake recipe, but can be used for cupcakes or for a normal layered chocolate cake. mThis recipe makes about 24 cupcakes or enough for a normal sponge cake, if you prefer that way. I’ve also tweaked it so that it is dairy and gluten free, for our […]

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Stuff we love – January 2019

Welcome to our monthly round up of stuff we loved. January 2019 seems to have flown, and I am trying to decide if that’s a good thing or not because it’s been a month of real challenges. 2019 seems to be determined to keep us on our toes. We have a brief round up of […]

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Why I am not making my whole family do Veganuary with me…

If you are active on social media, and aware of the trends of the year, then you will know that a lot of people are doing what is called “Veganuary” or “Veganjanuary”. Some people have gone from being meat eaters to giving up all animal produce and meat, and some people have transitioned from being […]

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Moo Free Advent Calendars – a giveaway…

*the winners for this giveaway have been contacted and the prizes sent. Unfortunately we had some issues with someone spamming and had to work with Gleam to find the correct entries* It’s that time of the year again. Christmas is coming, and we and everyone else is getting organised, planning gift shopping, food shopping, spending […]

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Can a dairy free cheese sauce work?

I love to experiment with my cooking. A lot of the time the results are happy and the children and husband eat what I have made with no complaint and sometimes, if I have struck really lucky, they say I can make it again. Sometimes it doesn’t work out so well and my taste testers […]

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