Coeliac Disease and Pregnancy

pregnancy and coeliac dieseaseThere is a connection to infertility when you have coeliac disease according to a lot of doctors and online sources but no one seems to know why. Perhaps it is the lack of vitamins and minerals you’re body is able to absorb because gluten is blocking the way or maybe there is something in gluten that helps you conceive or maybe it is just added stress and pressures of today. Maybe we are all waiting too long to have children and it’s our age that’s the problem or maybe its chemical toxins and pollutants in our air and food nowadays? Who knows? Even the doctors are still researching this! Continue reading

Gluten-Free White Chocolate and Apricot Cheesecake Recipe

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White chocolate and apricot cheesecake

This gluten-free cheesecake recipe is amazing! I found it on the BBC Good-food website and thought I have to adapt this to make it gluten-free. I did and I think my version might just be better ;) It is fairly rich in white chocolate but creamy and light and perfect for summer or winter, any time of the year and for any occasion. It’s also non bake! Continue reading

Gluten-Free Maple Rosemary Pecan Root Vegetables

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This is what I usually serve up with the Christmas Turkey and my home-made gluten-free stuffing or to accompany roast dinners! I love root vegetables and it definitely is a winner in our house! I love the fact that it is pretty easy to do as well and it’s just a case of throwing everything in together and popping in the oven! That’s my kind of cooking! Continue reading

German Gluten-Free Venison & Bacon Goulash Recipe

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goulash

Goulash is like our English stews. It consists of usually a red or dark meat and vegetables in a thick tomato sauce, which is left to simmer on a low heat for several hours to increase flavour and normally includes red wine and beef broth. This is a lovely German recipe made with venison meat and bacon in a thyme and tomato sauce. You can serve it with white or sweet mashed potatoes, roasted potatoes, cauliflower mash if you want a paleo version, vegetables or rice or just enjoy it on its own. Continue reading