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Carluccios to launch Coeliac UK accredited menu in October

I went back to Carluccios recently. I was looking for somewhere interesting to go on Ecclesall Road with some family friends at the end of the summer holidays, and given the range of eateries on Eccy Road, it’s surprising that so few have much in the way of a gluten free offer. 260 more words

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Hello, I’m Gluten Free Helly, as I’m now known to friends and family.

Since being diagnosed with Coeliac Disease (an autoimmune condition) 4 years ago, I have found myself studying food, nutrition and lots of labels in the attempt to help myself live a happy, gluten free life. 404 more words


Walkers Scottish Shortbread

Last year Walker’s announced they were going to be launching two gluten free versions of their shortbread, and promptly made Coeliac’s across the UK incredibly happy! 437 more words

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Ed's Easy Diner, Woking

As far as I’ve noticed, the majority of additions to Woking’s food scene, which tend to be chains such as Bill’s, Las Iguanas and Carluccio’s occupy the town centre’s main pedestrianised street, unlike recently opened… 808 more words

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Reaction to Daily Mail article on prescriptions for special diets

It was with some excitement that I filled in my gluten free prescription this month. According to the Daily Mail there was going to be all sorts of treats on there…doughnuts, muffin mixes, pizzas, pasties to name but a few but, alas, it was just the usual essentials bread, pasta etc and, as a women aged between 19-74, I was still restricted to 14 units… no unlimited biscotti for me then!   368 more words

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Gluten Free on Prescription - our truth, our lives!


OK so here’s the thing, at age 4, as you know my son was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition known as Type 1 diabetes. We were told it was life threatening with lifelong insulin replacement treatment the only option.  

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