Cows Milk Free Pizza – it can be done

This is a very quick, cheat recipe. My kids LOVE pizza, but both my big boy and smaller boy are allergic to cows milk, so we have to look for other options. Goats milk products work for them, safely, so that’s what we use. Goats cheese, the hard version, is actually pretty good when melted, […]

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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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Simple tofu stir fry

I am currently on a bit of a health kick, cutting back processed foods, avoiding sugar, adding in more fresh fruit, vegetables, and making healthier choices. I am secretly hoping to get back to my old target weight when previously lost weight, but I am holding onto that loosely.  One thing I enjoy and a […]

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Allergy free Yorkshire puddings

I have been using a recipe I have adapted based on a traditional recipe. I can hand on heart say, that if you eat these, you would not know they are gluten free. They came out crispy and golden and soaked up gravy beautifully. I am delighted they worked out. These really are amazing, gluten […]

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A perfect selection for a Christmas Hamper with Cia Gusto…

Christmas gifts can be a bit of a tricky one, finding the perfect item for each person, shopping, wrapping, keeping secrets. It’s all fun but can be a bit stressful.  To be honest, this year I have had NO IDEA what to buy the Husband. He’s pretty much got everything he wants or needs, he […]

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Home made crispy tofu – it can be done…

Last week I posted on social media that I was going to attempt to make crispy tofu, at home, from scratch. I had some encouraging comments, particularly from friends who like tofu or who are vegetarian, and some comments from people bordering on “yuck” or “good luck” or “why would you do that?” and my […]

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Vegetarian, gluten and dairy free shepherds pie.

So recently, we had friends over for lunch. One of them is vegetarian, but I only remembered this fact at the last moment, as I was planning the meal, having done the grocery shop. A bit of a fail on my part, as I had planned to make shepherds pie.  But, because I am resourceful, […]

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Gluten free, cows milk free spaghetti carbonara…

Yes, you read that right. I finally got round to experimenting, and managed to make spagetti carbonara that was not only cows milk free, gluten free and tasted amazing. I LOVE pasta, and a bowl of creamy, cheesy pasta is one of my comfort foods. Sadly, I don’t get to indulge often, one because I […]

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Potato & courgette gratin with goats cheese

Potatoes, goats cheese and courgettes go very well together in this simple potato & courgette gratin, that’s easy to make, and tastes great. You can substitute any cream/grating cheese you want, instead of goats cheese but it really does work well in this recipe. You need: 2 medium courgettes, washed and chopped into 1/2 inch […]

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