Focus on what you CAN eat

It can be really overwhelming to take in all of the foods you have to now avoid… for life! It’s especially stressful when you  have several food allergies and a lot of foods are now literally off the table. It is important to keep a list of all of the...

Fry-up & Sheeps Milk Cheese on Toast

It can be hard to get the motivation to cook up a meal for one or two on the weekend… a mountain of food allergies doesn’t make it any easier. I will quite often rain the veggie drawer and see what I can muster up. One great challenge can be finding a...

What I buy: Pic’s Really Good Peanut Butter

I seriously LOVE Pic’s Really Good Peanut Butter. I am soooo grateful that I am not allergic to peanuts. I haven’t met anyone yet who is allergic to almonds and not peanuts. Apparently this is not common, either way I’m lucky as I eat peanut butter...

Eating out: finding a way despite your allergies

Multiple allergies can make Sunday brunch seem impossible. It can take some time to get your head around going out for a last minute meal with mates. After some research and recognisance I’ve finally got myself an emergency sunday dining plan 🙂 There is a fantastic...

Afternoon apple with Pic’s Really Good Peanut Butter

When you’re coming to terms with food allergies, it can be challenging to come up with snacks. You feel as if you have to plan every meal and you do until you get a couple of great fast snacks under your belt. I try to make sure any meal or snack contains some...

Super food profile: Quinoa

qui·noa  [keen-wah, kee-noh-uh] a tall crop plant, Chenopodium quinoa, of the amaranth family, cultivatedmainly in Peru, Bolivia, and Chile for its small, ivory-colored seed, which is used as a food staple. There is a lot of hype worldwide about quinoa as a superfood....

What I buy: Coconut… the good oil

I have tried many different brands of coconut oil and I like some more than others… for different reasons. It has taken a while but I’ve settled on two that I really enjoy using and here is why. Spiral Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil is a beautiful...