To cope or not to cope, that is the question….

I’ve toyed with the idea of telling you about my new single mum status.  Sadly I would almost prefer to say my ex was swept away by a crashing wave on brighton beach but the truth is less dramatic and more a symptom of lack of sleep and an intense build of tension and in […]

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Raw carob rice crispy cakes

Hello strangers..Its been a while hasn’t it? I won’t bore you with my personal rubbish but it has been a challenging time and therefore I have made food for the kids and even photographed it but I’m not able to get it onto my  blog.  So finally here I am and it feels good to […]

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Coconut Flour Pancakes from Laura

THANKS LAURA FOR THIS FAB RECIPE. WE HAVE TRIED THEM WITH GREAT SUCCESS. I made these amazing pancakes made from Coconut Flour by Tiana: 2 eggs 2 tablespoons TIANA Organic Virgin Coconut Oil or butter, melted 2 tablespoons coconut milk or whole milk 1 teaspoon sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sifted TIANA Organic Coconut […]

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder?

Friends, How are you? I seem to have totally forgotten to update the site with new recipes. Hopeless I know. I have them photographed and ready to go but am getting to grips with using a mac after about 20 years using windows. I am the type that will just stare at this beautiful piece […]

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Hello allergy friends. I apologise for my absence. Firstly it was the Summer holidays, need I say more?? Then Arthur started school, which has been a bit of an ordeal for all concerned.  He is happily ensconced now though and making friends and learning to read and write. Anyway I digress, back to Wilfy. I […]

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My rustle up leftover fridge dish.

Most weeks I stare into the fridge and sigh. I am not one for neat and tidy fridge organisation. I have always wondered who these people are? How do they have the time and inclination to pack the cheeses in Tupperware on one side whilst the vegetables are neatly ordered in medium size freezer bags in drawers. […]

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Looks like the tonsils may have to come out..are drugs a better solution?

Just returned from a check up with the brilliant Dr. Helen Cox.  Wilfy has been on ‘Flixonase’, a steroid drop to cut the blockage in his nose. As soon as treatment stopped he got a cold again. It isn’t really an exaggeration when I say he has never had a clear nose or chest. We […]

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How to treat the trillions of bacteria living inside us with respect?

Doctor Mark Porter wrote a good few months ago in ‘body and soul’ section of The Times about how medicine is always trying to find ‘the next big thing’ for our health and how after Vitamin D, the humble bacterium will soon take over. He says at a cellular level we are more bacteria than […]

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Simply Hemp or Almond Milk

Buy yourself a nut bag so you can squeeze the blended mixture to make your creamy milk. They are available at amazon or You will need: 600ml cold water 100g whole hemp seeds/almonds 1 tsp raw agave nectar water for soaking What to do: Soak the seeds or almonds for at least six hours. […]

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Do you feed your child Oatly? If its got a gluten intolerance maybe that’s not such a good idea..

  I  recently took Wilfy to meet Dr Helen Cox. A leading consultant in pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. The reason for my visit was to get a second opinion on his chest and nose symptoms. Wilfy became ill with a cold at 7 weeks and at 15 weeks he was hospitalised with severe bronchilitis […]

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