Review of Provamel yogurt

In the quest to find other dairy and lactose free yoghurt I have been visiting health food shops. I found a brand called provamel which I have not tried before so I thought I would give it a whirl they are both lactose and gluten free whilst being suitable for vegans. I opted for the four packet of raspberry and vanilla flavour which cost £1.78. Each yoghurt is 125 g and has 93 calories and contains 10.8…

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World Cup England game barbecue

We have always been very lucky in the past in the fact that our friends have always put on fantastic barbecues for the England games during previous World Cups. At these events friends always try to cater for my dietary needs. They are often surprised as to which foods contain both dairy and lactose, or what this actually is. Things like burgers, flavoured chicken and bread rolls are often not an option. Despite their kind attempts to cater for my…

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Must do better

Well this is week 3 of being a blogger and I have to say I am a bit disappointed with myself as my planned posts just haven’t happened. If I were a teacher I would give myself an “E” with the comment must do much better. I can blame a variety of things, like being  busy at work, ensuring that the planned work on the both the house and garden are being done. Oh and catching…

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As a child growing up on a dairy free diet my mum tried hard to ensure that I got enough calcium in my diet. This often proved difficult as I wanted food other children were eating and the food from the health food shop was boring and dull. So my mum bought a yogurt maker to make my very own special dairy free yogurt. She tried a variety of flavours in the hope that I…

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Review of Alpro custard

Whilst standing in a queue at the checkout in Tesco’s I noticed the lady in front of me had a good selection of free from items. Nothing unusual about this, however one item caught my eye. I politely asked the lady about a carton of Alpro custard as I had not seen this before. I was intrigued as I had previously enjoyed other Alpro desserts. It came highly recommended and I was advised that it…

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