These cupcakes are gluten free and sugar free – and by that I mean there is just one teaspoon of rice malt syrup in the whole recipe.
By eating nutrient rich food you not only keep fuller for longer but it also helps curtail your cravings for unhealthy snacks.
These delicious pancakes are gluten free, sugar free and oh-so-delicious! Please check out the original recipe by Sarah Wilson’s I Quit Sugar team.
I travelled to Vienna for a long weekend in May and discovered a few things that the coeliac traveller might like to know. Here are some tips, restaurants and cafes that I visited! Watch out for the term ‘Glutenfrei’ which translates into ‘gluten free’ in German. It will be your saviour. Most places do cater for…
Gone are the days of spontaneously dropping into restaurants, of grabbing local fare from off-the-beaten track cafes, of wandering freely and never having to think ahead.
Well, it’s almost the end of January 2018 and I can’t help but reminisce on the year I’ve had. This time last year I was back in Australia, terrified and excited about the journey I was about to start. Moving to a new country, without friends, family or a network was, in retrospect one of the bravest things I’ve ever done.
There is a deep beauty, and lesson from the winter season that we, as humans, seem to have forgotten. In a society that is focused solely on action and results, we forget often the importance of introspection.
People with coeliac disease, we the gluten intolerant of the world, do not choose this ‘lifestyle’. It is not a ‘fad’. It is not something that we do to make ourselves stand out, or to be an inconvenience. We don’t take pleasure in checking the back of every packet and learning all the ingredients that are safe to eat, or making sure that that bold allergen label doesn’t say ‘gluten’ or ‘produced in a facility that handles gluten’.
No matter what is happening in my life, I can look to the changing of the seasons to find touch stones to keep me centred and grounded. One of the reasons I’ve always loved Celtic lore and history is the traditional celebrations they have to mark each passing of the season. It’s a wonderful way to reconnect with the land.
The reality is that living as an expat abroad, especially if you don’t live in a share home, can be very isolating and lonely.