In a bid to work out why I'm still having tummy ouchies, I recently made an appointment with dietitian Joanna Baker from Everyday Nutrition. We talked about how some of the foods that irritate my stomach don't seem to fit with the food groups that I'm already avoiding (gluten-free, dairy-free and low fodmaps). Joanna introduced … Continue reading Elimination stations
You know, I've heard rumours of people who cut out gluten to be 'healthy' or 'lose weight' but I thought they were unicorns - you know, figments of someone's imagination to make horses seem more interesting. By the way, how cool would it be to own a unicorn???While buying my weekly gluten-free fish and chips … Continue reading Oh come on!!!
Holy smoke, where has this year gone?It's nearly new year's and I've been thinking about my resolution for 2015. This year I focused on improving my health: I changed my diet, gave up sugar, increased the amount of real/whole food I ate, discovered amazing cafes, began to learn to cook and started this blog. I … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions
Hopefully Sam doesn't kill me for stealing this pic fromher Facebook page haha!Once upon a time I used to tell everyone at the lunch table ‘food is fuel’ as I choked back yet another meal of dried gluten-free toast covered in tinned salmon.After work I’d come home and heat my 3 gluten-free sausages in the … Continue reading Thanks to the supporters – especially the hippy ones!
The gluten-free debate has been raging loudly in the media of late.Apparently anyone who can hold a fork is qualified to comment on whether an individual should go gluten-free, whether gluten-free is a safe option, whether going gluten-free will make you lose weight and whether the whole gluten-free thing is a total fad invented by … Continue reading Gluten-free is NOT a fad
Yesterday I had the most glorious brunch with my lovely (him of the gingery persuasion and kind heart). Columbus Coffee on the corner of Victoria and London Street - I heart you! What a welcoming cafe for us gluteys. Walking in, you're greeted with fresh, inviting decor, and kind staff who don't run screaming when you … Continue reading Weekend brunch at Columbus