Recipe

Chewy Fruity Coooookies

Turn your oven on to 150 degrees to start heating up while you make the dough. Ingredients: 125g butter (or butter substitute) 125g brown caster sugar 125g self raising flour (or self raising gluten free flour) 50g oats (or increase GF self raising flour by 50g if you cannot eat …

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Chocolate orange nests

These treats are suitable for  FODMAP elimination diets. To make the orange curd:             · 86g butter substitute (I used Pure) · 144g brown caster sugar · 4 large beaten egg yolks (reserve the egg whites for the meringue nests) · 230ml fresh squeezed orange …

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FODMAP food

I am allergic to curry spices. I know of only a few other people who are also allergic. Yes, eating out is complicated! Last year I developed an intolerance to lactose which ended up with me being referred to a dietitian, and then on to a senior dietitian when it was realised …

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Candied orange peel in eight simple steps

This is an easy to make and waste free recipe. Ingredients: 4 large oranges 540g caster sugar Method: Cut the oranges into 4 wedges. Then remove the peel from each wedge. Cut them into chunks or long strands… whatever you prefer.  Place them over a stove top in a pot …

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Family friendly ‘free from’ mince pies

This is my favourite mince pie crust recipe because the pastry doesn’t need to be rolled out and the children can be in charge of  making perfect mince pies from start to finish. This will make 16 – 18 pies. Ingredients: 225g butter substitute (best used when very cold, so …

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Kirkby Cupkies

These cookie cakes are a big hit with anyone who loves candy canes. Preheat oven to 200° C (400°F or Gas Mark 6) Ingredients: 250g (1 cup) of dairy free margarine 200g (1 cup) of soft brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 300g (2 ½ cups) of gluten free self …

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Coconut cream pie (gluten and lactose free)

Set oven to 175 degrees (160 if fan assisted) Ingredients: 75g flaked coconut 550ml of half lactofree cream and half lactofree 2% milk 2 beaten eggs 160g caster sugar 80g gluten free flour 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 (9inch) pie shell (bake this before you make the …

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Plum Jam

A week today my family will be celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving (a day early but Monday isn’t a holiday here in England). We will be eating loads of different seasonal foods and condiments. The picture below is the plum jam I have made as one of the condiments. Follow my simple recipe …

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Christmas Candy Men

Here is one of my easy gluten free recipes for you all which also works well using flour containing gluten: Set oven to 150 degrees (130 if fan assisted, gas mark 2) Ingredients: 125 g very soft butter 125 g brown caster sugar 2 tbsp milk (can be skim, semi …

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