Cream Cheese and Asparagus Pasta – Recipe

Perfect during the Asparagus Season Serves 2 (10 GLs per serving) With the asparagus season in full swing, I thought I’d post another recipe for you staring asparagus. Pasta is certainly not a forbidden food. However you may feel like this is quite a smallish portion by comparison to usual pasta portion sizes so have this dish as a lighter meal Continue reading »

Creamy Coconut & Kiwi Dessert

Recipe for Coconut & Kiwi Dessert Serves 2 (6 GLs per serving) This is the easiest pudding ever yet special enough for entertaining. As it contains only 6 GLs per serving, you can also have this as one of your mid morning or mid afternoons snacks. It can be made in advance and kept in the fridge until needed. Ingredients: 2 ripe kiwis 4 Continue reading »

What is coeliac disease?

Coeliac Disease Explained Coeliac disease (pronounced see-liac, spelt celiac disease in other countries) is an autoimmune disease. Gluten, which is found in wheat, barley and rye triggers an immune reaction in people with coeliac disease. This means that eating gluten damages the lining of the small intestine. Other parts of the body may also be Continue reading »

Creamy Broccoli & Almond Soup

Recipe for Creamy Broccoli & Almond Soup Ingredients: 50g ground almonds 625g broccoli 900ml vegetable stock 300ml soya milk Salt and ground black pepper Method: 1 Toast the ground almonds on a baking sheet in preheated oven (180C/350F) for 10 mins until golden – set aside 1/4 for garnish. 2 Cut the broccoli into small Continue reading »

Chestnut & Mushroom Pilaf Recipe

Recipe for Chestnut & Mushroom Pilaf Serves 2, 7 GL per serving Chestnuts have the lowest fat content of all nuts. The flavours of this dish go together beautifully. To add a bit of colour, serve with steamed savoy cabbage or leeks.   Ingredients: 170g peeled, cooked chestnuts (vacuum packed or tinned) 1 tbsp olive oil Continue reading »