• Review | Livia’s Kitchen | Biccy Boms

    Welcome back! It’s been a couple of days but I’m making an appearance today.Luckily for you I will be presenting a new love in my life … Guilt free treats which are both gluten and dairy free! After recently stumbling across Livia’s Kitchen via Instagram, I was in awe with the array of product offerings. Needless to say I ordered more than enough of these scrumptious biccy boms. Before I placed an order online I managed taste these boms prior to purchase.It happened to fall on a day I was feeling sorry for myself, treading down the freefrom asle I saw this peeking through. I recognised the brand and thought…

  • Recipe | Gluten & Dairy Free Pasta Salad

    Spring has sprung which also calls for effortless combinations of pasta salad. The variety is endless, although I’ve tailored this recipe towards my personal taste, feel free to add any ingredients you desire. But, if you fancy large quantities of: tomatoes, onion and garlic this may be up your street. Ingredients: 1 red onion 2 garlic cloves 10 cherry tomatoes 1/2 cup Newman’s own dressing (or dressing of your choice) 1/2 cup of gluten free pasta Method: Cook the pasta as instructed on the packaging and leave to cool. Prepare the vegetables: cut the cherry tomatoes in half, dice the red onion and garlic into bite size pieces. Place all…

  • Recipe | Dairy & Gluten free Croissants

    What a beautiful day. I still can’t believe the rays of sunshine swarming the living room; nothing but pure glee. It’s the day after my 22nd Birthday and I couldn’t be happier … I also whipped up these pastries, since going dairy free I’ve produced my very own croissant I can devour. Ingredients: 500g bread flour (use coconut flour for gluten free) 50g caster sugar 10g instant yeast 300g butter (use Pure sunflower butter for dairy free) 1 egg (beaten) 1 tsps of salt Oil (greasing the clingfilm) 300ml cold water Essential equipment: 3 baking trays Clingfilm Parchment paper Method: Prepare the following steps the day/night before: Place the flour,…

  • Recipe | Gluten & Dairy Free Rock Cake

    Welcome back!Today I’m going to be sharing my rock cake recipe with you, due to my dietary requirements I’ve altered the recipe. After multiple trials and tribulations I’ve perfected the texture and flavour … Now I can have my cake and eat it! Ingredients: Method: Preheat the oven to 180℃. Prepare baking tray. Place the flour and butter within a medium mixing bowl, rub the ingredients together until it forms a thick paste. Add the sugar and fruit until fully combined. Finally add the egg until the mixture resembles a moist cake batter. Take a tablespoon of the mixture and roll into small balls, (you should be able to make…

  • Top 5 Dairy Free Snack Bars

    If you are like me and find yourself nibbling throughout the day, find something more substantial.This blog post is designed to broaden your pallet and introduce the benefits of dairy free alternatives. Graze | Peanut Butter & Dark Cocoa Since discovering Graze a couple of years ago I’ve loved each product they’ve launched, they offer fantastic replacement products for individuals who are lactose intolerant, (me). Graze marketed this product not long ago, I wanted to order these online but were sold out within a heartbeat! Luckily enough I headed into my local Boots and stumbled across their oat millionaire range. Super tasty, filling and contains 12g of plant protein! Which…

  • What I Eat In A Day | Dairy & Gluten Free Edition

    Breakfast: Before I decided to completely cut out both dairy and gluten, I’ve always appreciated a bowl of cereal accompanied by a piece of fruit, (typically banana). Although finding alternatives that suit specific dietary requirements deem challenging, your stomach will thank you for it, (I know mine does). For cereal nowadays I’m really enjoying the GoFree honey flakes by Nestle, (due to the honey they aren’t vegan) but super tasty nonetheless. Once finished I will munch my banana (on the go or I’ll be late for work) and complete my meal with both water and the Naked Green Machine. NOTE-this meal lasts approximately 3-4 hours, anything past that and my…