Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Smoked Salmon Pate

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  A thick, creamy pate – without any dairy! If you can, use organic smoked salmon for this recipe, and preferably one which isn’t too salty. Not only will this be much healthier but the pâté will taste much, much better. Try this with corn bread or any other gluten-free, dairy-free bread. * gluten-free, dairy-free, yeast-free,…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Detox Watercress & Sweet Potato Soup

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Watercress and sweet potato are both awesome ingredients. Packed with nutrients and bursting with flavour, they are brilliant – and here they combine together to make a truly delicious soup. There’s the sweet earthiness of the sweet potato and then the peppery, vibrant watercress with cleansing properties. Because of their nutritional qualities, this is a…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Pad Thai

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One of the most well-known Thai dishes, Pad Thai is a wonderful street food meal. It’s incredibly simple to make and can be whizzed up in minutes. But it’s easy to get it wrong. Too much sugar, too little lime juice, or lacklustre prawns are a commonplace failing. Here I’ve added just a small amount…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Parma Ham & Rocket Pizza

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A deliciously crunchy-base and mouth-watering topping, with shavings of dairy-free cheese on top. The key to this is to sprinkle the dairy-free cheese over at for the very last few minutes – to prevent the dairy-free cheese becoming gloopy. * gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, citrus-free 5 from 1 reviews Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Parma Ham & Rocket Pizza  …

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Gluten-free & Dairy-Free Chia Seed Super Salad

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The sun is streaming into the kitchen and it feels great to be making hot-weather food. Step forward salads – with zingy, fresh ingredients and clean, clear tastes. Making food in this heat becomes as simple as putting some ingredients in a bowl. And when it’s this simple, it’s supereasy to make healthy, nutrient-packed meals. […]

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Ham & Pineapple Pizza

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A while ago, I took Zoe to a pizza-making class at our local farmers’ market. Surrounded by other kids piling on different toppings, Zoe made a very simple pizza, using just pineapple and ham. I asked her whether she wanted to add peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms, or anything else, but she was very clear that she […]

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Kale Salad with Toasted Seeds

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In my role at the publishers DBP, I have been working on a book that has just come out – Nourish: The Cancer Care Cookbook. Written by the team at Penny Brohn Cancer Centre and nutritionist Christine Bailey, it shows you how to create delicious meals, snacks and drinks that are packed with nutrients to […]

New Pictures for Simply Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Paperback – and Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Chargrilled Pepper, Parma Ham & Pine Nut Pizza…

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My publishers decided to do another cover for the paperback version of my book Simply Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free (which has just come out). We sat down and thought about possibilities… We came up with a the idea of showing either a bread, a pizza, perhaps a tart or even Salmon en Croȗte. So we shot […]

The Free-From Food Awards Shortlist (and Slim Noodles and Zero Noodles plus an Asian-Style Fish with Zero Noodles)

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The Free-From Food Awards Shortlist has just been published. Set up six years ago by Michelle Berriedale-Johnson of freefromfoodsmatter.com, these Awards celebrate the innovation and imagination shown by the food industry in creating foods for the free-from market (ie foods that do not include one or more of wheat, gluten, dairy products, eggs, yeast, soya […]

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Roasted Aubergine with Amaranth & Harissa

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I’ve had a bag of amaranth sitting in my kitchen cupboard for a while now, so I thought it was time to use it. Like quinoa, amaranth is a true superfood, but unlike quinoa, it hasn’t started to become mainstream – people generally haven’t heard of it and don’t know how to use it. Amaranth […]