Last night my friends and I went out to a local eatery for dinner. I'd been there before and noticed that their gluten-free labelling wasn't the best. So I ate my dinner at home beforehand.Ooh and then I saw chips on the menu. You know how much I like chips right? SO VERY BLOODY MUCH!!! OMG, … Continue reading Would you like some gluten with that gluten-free meal?
On Friday we had our whole organisation work do. And while most people look forward to it, I don't.Don't get me wrong, I think it's awesome that the organisation goes to this effort just to do something nice for its staff members, but it's not so much fun when you can't eat the food, and Friday's … Continue reading The work do
One of the hardest things about having food allergies or coeliac disease is having to ask questions whenever you're eating outside of the house. It kind of makes blending in at the table difficult when you've got to pull the waitress aside to ask fifty questions to make sure you're eating safely:"Can you tell me if … Continue reading Use your voice
In this April's edition of Fitness Journal I've written a piece on how to eat out safely if you have food allergies. I've also listed a few of my favourite safe places to eat in Hamilton. Check it out here. Here's a copy of my how-to guide in infograph format. Enjoy!
One of the scariest things you can do as a person with food allergies, is to dine out. Over the years, I've been inadvertently 'glutened' a number of times. This is a particularly unlovely experience, involving much pain and toilet paper use. In case you need reminding, even safe-seeming food like sushi can be an issue ...I've become hyper-vigilant about … Continue reading Eating out safely