Easy peasy sausage casserole, and it’s gluten free too!

 This casserole can be cooked from frozen in a slow cooker, or on low in a casserole dish in the oven. Frozen sausages (I use Farmer’s Choice Gluten free pork sausages, they are really nice, and keep their shape well when cooked in a casserole) 800mls of good stock (or whatever you have to hand, […]

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Ditching cows milk – why we’re dairy free as a family….

This blog post is written from my personal and my family’s experience. It is not a medical post, nor will I quote any stats or research. There is plenty out there, if you look, and I have done a fair bit of reading and research, myself. I am simply writing to explain why, we as […]

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Gluten Free Dairy Free chocolate Brownies

Want to serve some baked goods for a person with a dairy or gluten intolerance or allergy? Look no further…   This is my favourite chocolate brownie recipe, with the added bonus of being dairy and gluten free, and  you cannot tell when you eat them, that they are not made with wheat flour. LSH loves them, […]

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Thai green curry paste

I made Thai Green Curry,  this weekend. I make it often, actually. It is one of our favourites, and I find easy, and compatible with most meats (chicken, pork, beef, or vegetables) and if I make a milder version, the children love it, and I think we probably own the only Thai Green curry loving […]

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Gluten free, goats cheese on toast with basil and tomatoes!

I often have people asking me what I actually feed LSH, because if his cows  milk and gluten intolerance issues. I think the idea of not using wheat and cows milk products can be quite scary for someone, when they aren’t used to adapting recipes, or finding alternative ingredients. This recipe is a snack/light lunch, that I […]

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Friday’s Rants from the Soap Box in My Living Room!

   Welcome to my Friday’s Rants from the Soap Box in my Living Room. A small space in the week where I can have a chunter about things that have made me twitch with annoyance or made me question if the world has gone mad or not…. I also  linked up with MummyBarrow for her Ranty Friday. You can […]

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Cold and flu killer soup….

 When I am sick, I want to eat simple, clean, tasty or spicy foods, and this recipe for Thom Yum Soup, which is a very simple soup with a real kick to it, ideal for clearing out stuffed up sinuses, and the chilli and garlic, I am convinced, help to kill some of the germs! […]

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Recipe of the week – Evelyn’s chocolate orange cake

This recipe is not my own, although I plan to make it, in the next few weeks. My lovely friend Evelyn, who makes the most yummy cakes and puddings gave me this recipe. Some of the ladies at our Mainly Music group got to sample some, recently  and there were enquiries for the recipe, so […]

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Rosemary roasted vegetable with feta

This is one of LSH’s favourite meals, and came about as an adaption of a Nigella Lawson recipe. In her recipe you can use either chicken thighs, or haloumi cheese, I have done both of those, and they work well, but we like this version. It is also suitable for vegetarians, and is gluten free, we use sheeps feta […]

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Gluten and dairy free pancakes

I’ve been asked for this recipe a few times, so thought I would blog about it. It’s a firm favourite in our house, and because it is gluten and dairy free, is good for those with food intolerances or allergies. You can tweak it to suit your needs. Gluten free American Style Pancakes I prefer American style, fluffier, […]

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