Free From Filming Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Seedy Bread for Waitrose TV


A couple of days’ before Easter, I did some filming for Waitrose TV. Along with the brilliant crew from Parkinson Productions, I made three short films showing how to make gluten-free and dairy-free bread, cake and pie. It was a fantastic experience. I’ve never been on a film shoot before and, even though they told…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Sweetcorn Pancakes


Happy Pancake Day! For pancakes with a difference, try these Sweetcorn Pancakes from my book, Simply Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free. Although they’re a healthy, savoury version, the sweetcorn gives them a sweet flavour. And I’ve used soya cream, instead of milk, to get a lovely thick, creamy batter. These make a delicious light meal – and…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Blueberry & Banana Muffins


Dive into a vitamin-packed Blueberry and Banana Muffin. These make life deliciously easy! You can quickly make these the night before, or at the weekend – and then keep them in an airtight container for 2–3 days. Grab a breakfast on-the-run, pack them into your bag for a nutritious mid-morning snack, or eat them warm from…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Bircher Muesli


Savour a deliciously creamy gluten-free and dairy-free Bircher Muesli. This is a great start to the day! Guaranteed to stave off any hunger pangs until lunchtime, this recipe is loaded with fibre, protein and a good dose of antioxidants. * gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free, yeast-free, seed-free, citrus-free 5 from 1 reviews Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Bircher Muesli  …

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Superfood Omelette


My birthday falls at the beginning of January, and I find that Christmas, New Year and my birthday tends to roll into one long celebratory period! We generally eat lots of chocolate from Santa, indulge in delicious, rich meals and, of course, eat our way through the ubiquitous Christmas and birthday cakes… It’s lovely to…

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Zoë’s Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Cherry & Coconut Pancakes


  Zoë’s favourite part of the kitchen is the cupboard where the dried fruit and nuts are stored (unless there’s some cake or cupcakes in the kitchen, in which case her focus switches immediately…) Her favourites at the moment are dried cherries and coconut so when she wanted to make pancakes, she pulled those out…

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Dairy-Free Berry, Acai & Chia Smoothie


Post-detox – and I have a plan for keeping the weight off and making sure I carry on eating a nutrient-dense diet. The first and easiest thing is to continue having juices/smoothies for breakfast. I’ve always loved doing this but I’d slipped out of the routine. Firmly back into it now, though! This recipe showcases…

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Arise & Shine Detox with a Dairy-Free Berry Smoothie


I’ve finished the Arise & Shine 4-week Cleanse 28. WOW! I’m now 8.5kg lighter and I have spent the last few weeks feeling revitalized, energized, more focussed and sleeping like a baby. It’s amazing to get back into all my pre-Zoë clothes but what’s even more amazing is just how do-able the diet was. I’ve…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Rustic Italian Bread


Making gluten-free bread is much easier than you might imagine. Generally I use a lot more liquid than in normal bread, so that the bread doesn’t burn or go too brown on top. And I find that potato flour works brilliantly in bread. This is based on a classic Italian rustic bread which is often…

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Quince Jelly


I went to see Juliet Stallwood, the cake decorator, last week and she gave me some quinces from her garden. Juliet lives in Wiltshire, fairly near to where I grew up in Dorset. It was a beautifully sunny autumnal afternoon and, as I picked up the quinces from her garden, I was flooded with memories…

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