A SIMPLE SOURDOUGH STARTER

Inspired by the lovely Ali Bailey’s regular Instagram updates on her sourdough starter and subsequent loaves, I decided to have another go at making one of my own.  A previous attempt, a few years back, had been pretty hopeless.  I’d followed a gluten free recipe which used organic grapes for the yeast cultures and well, … Continue reading A SIMPLE SOURDOUGH STARTER

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

This version of Vegan Shepherd’s Pie is a take on Jamie Oliver’s and, in my opinion, it’s streets ahead of any other similar recipe I’ve come across.  The key to this is the balsamic vinegar, it really gives the dish depth and a richness that’s second to none.  I also chuck in a glug of … Continue reading Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

Glorious Gluten Free Granola

This recipe for gluten free granola is so simple yet incredibly delicious.  You’ll get about 12 servings from the measurements detailed below, for a bigger batch, just double up. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS ¼ cup coconut oil ¼ cup honey or pure maple syrup ½ tsp vanilla extract 2 cups gluten free oats ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut ½ cup raw pecans chopped 2 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp … Continue reading Glorious Gluten Free Granola

VITAMIN D – ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH?

Towards the end of last year I had my blood screened to make sure my body hadn’t taken too much of a bashing from the recent gluten attack I had suffered. Miraculously, the three months of beating my digestive system had taken hadn’t caused any major long-term disruption.   However, there was one point my doctor … Continue reading VITAMIN D – ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH?