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Awesome bread recipe (free from gluten and dairy)

I like trying different recipes to vary flavours and also to find my favourites. You know ….. the ones you tend to make over and over again because they are yummy and easy? In this post I share one of my favourite recipes I found for bread that is dairy-free, grain and gluten-free as well as seed-free. I think I found it in the Sunday Times. It is perfect for those who don’t like the taste of flaxseed in their bread and for those who are dairy intolerant. Read the rest of this entry

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Why wheat is not good for any of us

The reasons for avoiding wheat go way beyond an allergy or a gluten intolerance. The plot of this wheat story is far more complex. Dr William Davis, in his excellent book “Wheat Belly” provides some very convincing reasons why no-one should be consuming wheat. In this post, I summarise some of his main points.

So why should we say bye-bye to breakfast cereals, muffins, pasta, bread and biscuits?

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Not yet convinced to give up grains?

I have just finished watching this quirky and very informative 33 minute video on You Tube called Get Out of the Gluten Glut. The video (see link below) features Anne Buzzelli who is a Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Nutrition from Bastyr University in Seattle. She has a private nutrition practice in Staunton, Virginia called BuzzNutrition.

She presents some fascinating facts about  grains (especially wheat) such as:

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