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It's Showtime

We have houseguests staying with us this week, which naturally reminded me of the time my girlfriend’s parents came to dinner.

Let me ‘splain.

As part of her new business, my wife is hosting a retreat for some of her colleagues. 779 more words


Living Gluten Free

As many people suspect living gluten free is very difficult. It is normal to get asked “how?” or “why?” you eat/live gluten free, I find the why easy to answer…because I have to. 330 more words

Dietary Restrictions


So there’s that child with diabetes. Another whose family only eats raw foods. A third family is strictly vegan. There’s the child who cannot have any food additives. 372 more words

Anecdotes Of Life

Almost Flourless Chocolate Cake

Not to hit you with two dessert posts back to back…but that’s exactly what I’m doing. I’m here to give you another dessert post and there’s nothing to be done about that. 729 more words


Changing my attitude to food

Last year I was diagnosed with radiation damage to my bowel. This was from radiotherapy that I had 29 years earlier, in 1987. The diagnoses came after two emergency admissions to hospital, two X-rays, two CT scans, a failed attempt at a colonoscopy (they couldn’t get the camera in, not even a paediatric one) and, finally, an MRI. 874 more words

Bowel Obstruction

Eating Vegan in Paris

Hello hello!
I have been MIA for the past few weeks for a very good reason. My bestfriend and I ran away to Paris for two weeks. 578 more words

Medical Mayhem!

In 2004 I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease after struggling with digestive system issues that began when I was 13 years old. At 42 years old my weight had plummeted to 103 lbs standing at slightly under 5’5″. 632 more words

Life Lesson