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Freefromuary 2022!

Freefromuary 2022!

What is Freefromuary? Love Free From and Free From Events teamed up to bring you Freefromuary - a month just for YOU. This February we want to unite the whole Free From community no matter the allergy/intolerance! Freefromuary is all about raising awareness and support for the Free-From Community, but also the many Free From brands out there that are supplying the delicious Free From treats we all love.  Why FreeFromuary?  January is a great month for vegan dieters with ‘Veganuary’ becoming bigger every year and plenty of new vegan options hitting the supermarket shelves and online shops. As supermarkets increase their range...

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7 tips to beat those January blues!

7 tips to beat those January blues!

The post holiday blues can keep so many of us down, here's our top tips to keep you smiling and keep the blues away... 1. Vitamin D Increase your sunshine intake! Vitamin D is so important to beat the blues, and help regulate your mood. Get outside and soak in as much sunshine as possible- "our bodies create vitamin D from direct sunlight on the skin when outdoors, but between October and early March we do not make enough vitamin D from sunlight. Vitamin D is also found in a small number of foods. Sources include: oily fish – such...

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Gluten Free alcohol guide

Gluten Free alcohol guide

To drink or not to drink... What alcohols are safe to drink for Coeliacs? Here's an easy guide to help you through. Gluten Free: Cider Wine Sherry Spirits Port Liqueurs Even when a gluten containing ingredient is used, all spirits are distilled during the manufacturing process and this process removes any trace of gluten. Therefore, all spirit drinks (including malt whisky which is made from barley) are safe for people with coeliac disease. -Coeliac UK Alcohol Blog Avoid: Beer Lagers Stouts Ales Unless it is a specific Gluten Free option- always check the label! If it is a new flavour...

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Staying Safe This Holiday Season

Staying Safe This Holiday Season

Having dietary requirements around the holiday can bring added stress and anxiety- especially if you're not in control! Here are some of our top 5 tips for surviving: 1. Be prepared If you’re going out- whether it be to a restaurant or round to your loved ones, take a few snacks with you just in case (nothing wrong with having some back up cake too)! You could even offer to make something then you’ll know at least there’s one safe option for you. 2. Ask! Don't be afraid to ask what they’re making, and how. Do they have any cross...

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Getting your 5 a day in!

Getting your 5 a day in!

We all hear about getting our 5 a day in. For those of us with Coeliac Disease or on a gluten free diet, it's even more important to have a fair share of fruit and veggies- they form a healthy, balanced diet and can help us get the needed vitamins and nutrition. Why 5 a day? The 5 portions you have a day should include a range of fruit and vegetables- not the same 5. Eating a range of them can help us to get a variety of fibre, vitamins and minerals.   "Fruit and vegetables are a good source of vitamins and minerals, including folate, vitamin C and potassium....

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