Hallowe’en is Coming!

Halloween is approaching and when you have a gluten free child it’s time to start thinking about class parties and trick-or-treating.  Here are some steps you can take to ensure your child has a happy experience. In School • Contact teacher – See who’s planning the classroom party and talk to them. Offer gluten free […]

National Trust in Northern Ireland

Some time ago we were invited to address a meeting of the National Trust Catering and Retail Managers in Northern Ireland and the meeting took place yesterday, Friday 27th September in the Trust’s NI headquarters at Rowallane, Saintfield, Co Down. The invitation came about because we had been talking to the NT about the lack […]

New Gluten Free Biscuits at Marks and Spencer

M&S have launched a new range of gluten free biscuits to add their range of cakes, breads and sandwiches. The flavours are: Cheese Crackers Triple Chocolate Cookies Ginger Snaps Orange and Polenta Biscuits Lemon Shortbread Biscuits Mini Coconut Macaroons Source: http://health.marksandspencer.com/your-diet-needs/coeliac-disease/made-without-wheat You can order a selection of their gluten free food range online here.

Yummy Ginger Cookies

These delicious cookies are easy to make and great fun for kids. They’re easily mixed by hand and can be eaten with or without decorating. The ginger in them also makes them great for pregnant mums as it often quells queasiness. [gmc_recipe 829]

Back to School Snacks and Lunchboxes

Snacks and little lunch boxes can be hard to fill with gluten free goodies but here are a few ideas for snacks along with some off the shelf products (always check the label for the latest info): Gluten-free peanut butter and raisins on celery sticks e.g. Duerr’s, Kelkin, Eskal, Meridian, Panda, Raw veggies with a […]

Veronica’s Snacks (Gluten Free Snacking)

 Veronica’s Snacks is a recent addition to our list of Irish #GF suppliers. Veronica Kenneally is the lady behind the business and her products –  Veronica’s Gluten Free Crisps in Barbeque or Sour Cream Herb & Onion flavours –  have gone down a treat with everyone in our family. They come in smaller bags (23gm) […]

Review: Byron Bay Cookies

We get sent a few items of food for review from time to time but recently we had cause to undertake a detailed analysis of a number of pre-packed gluten free snack foods which ultimately resulted in a big pile of nibbles sitting on the kitchen table so I’ve decided to review each of them […]