I think I’m paranoid! If my baby cries, sneezes, has a runny nose, fills her nappy, sleeps too long, sleeps not enough I automatically think – is it the gluten? Does she have coeliac disease? Motherhood is hard anyway, I’m forever second guessing my actions but throw in bad genes, one child who has already been ill and my own illness, I’m constantly on edge. … Continue reading Annie’s Gluten Weaning Six Weeks in
This week we are running a competition on Facebook, for your chance to win some fantastic gluten free goodies including Victoria Hall’s (the own of 2 Oxford Place) cook book head over to our Facebook page to enter. Good luck Continue reading 🎉🎉🎉🎉Competition Time 🎉🎉🎉🎉
I had Annie weighted and measured on the 20th January, she was a whooping 1 stone 7lb and 72cm long. This puts her on the 91st percentile for both height and weight. Although she is large for her age she is completely in proportion. She started eating gluten the next day, so far she has had fruit toast, crumpets, waffles, breakfast cereals, baby biscuits and … Continue reading Annie’s Gluten Trial Week 2
Two set backs already without even trying any actual gluten yet. As if by magic Annabelle woke up on Monday morning full of snot, although she appears fine in herself no temperature or grumps. I hoping I can still introduce gluten on Saturday as planned but I will have to see how she is. I’m still planning on getting her weighed and measured but (set … Continue reading Annie’s Weaning Gluten Trial
My coeliac disease is genetic, my sister has it, my eldest son has it and my mum probably had it too. When I weaned my son back in 2003, I did so in line with the NHS guidelines at the time, which were vastly different to current guidelines. Looking back my son wasn’t ready to be weaned but it was a different time and we … Continue reading Weaning and Introducing Gluten
This article is aimed at the UK market, where the legal threshold for gluten within a product labelled as Gluten Free is currently 20 parts per million (ppm) other countries have different thresholds. Three questions that are guaranteed to cause a healthy and sometimes unhealthy debate on any of the coeliac Facebook groups are Can I eat this it says gluten free but lists barley/ … Continue reading To Eat or Not To Eat- may contains and legally gluten free products with gluten.
Yesterday we drove the 50 minutes to to recently refurbished Morrisons store in Guiseley Leeds. The store boosts a brilliant free from section, which has a counter for salads and pizzas. Which can be made to order, like in normal supermarkets for normal pizzas. Next to this counter is the free from shelves then the free from chiller and the free from freezer. It’s great … Continue reading Morrisons at Guiseley Leeds
Just a short post to let everyone know Morrisons have recalled its market place party cupcakes due to undeclared gluten. Full story and information from coeliac uk here. Continue reading Morrisons recall market place cup cakes
Okay maybe not the whole world, I’m sure a large amount of the world can probably cook better than me anyway, but as a coeliac mother with a coeliac child, I strongly believe one a the greatest gifts I can give my child is teaching him how to cook, delicious wholesome gluten free food. I plan to teach my daughter how to cook too, after … Continue reading I’d like to teach the world to cook…….
Coeliac disease is not an allergy to gluten Continue reading What is coeliac disease?