Category: Gluten Free

Gluten-Free Scotch Pancakes

Needing to follow a special diet for medical reasons shouldn’t mean you miss out on some of the simple celebrations in life. My eldest son, aged 13 years, has coeliac disease and this means he can’t eat gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye and oats. At weekends to add variety to our diet we will often start the day with gluten-free (GF) pancakes. The gluten-free scotch pancakes recipe below can be adapted using various flours and milks as well as using egg substitute to replace egg if required. Ingredients 150g self raising GF flour (we...

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Bean Salad

A quick store cupboard salad, high in fibre and protein to fill you up. The recpie can be adapted to which ever canned beans you like (or you have in your cupboard!). Ingredients 1 can of kidney beans 1 can of butter beans 1 can of sweetcorn 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar Black pepper for seasoning Fresh extras: 2 chopped spring onions / chopped peppers Method Open cans, drain the beans and rinse in a sieve under the tap Add the beans, sweetcorn, chopped spring onions / chopped peppers and balsamic vinegar into a bowl and mix. Season with black...

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Product Review: Microwaveable Gluten Free Bread

Back in November I went to the Good Food Show at the NEC, a foodies heaven. I had a great time sampling different food and drink and watching Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood at the Super Theatre. I came across a stand selling this microwaveable gluten free bread. I don’t need a gluten free diet, but my sister in law does and I thought it would be handy to have in the house for when she visits. I was intrigued to see how it would turn out after being cooked in the microwave!! My sis in law was visiting for...

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