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CMPA, Recipe

Recipe // Dairy and Soya Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

H-Bear and I got our bake on last Friday for a play date in the afternoon. I foolishly thought I’d made enough Dairy and Soya Free Iced Biscuits for the play date AND the weekend… but as it transpired, they were the equivalent of toddler/preschooler crack, and I ended up calling Nick to ask him to bring another round of biscuits over (and some prosecco for the mums!), so we were left almost biscuit-less at home. Not to fear, as I’d been itching to adapt another recipe for  ...

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CMPA, Recipe

Recipe // Dairy and Soya Free Chocolate and Banana Loaf

Up until last week H-Bear had never eaten a piece of chocolate. He’s had free-from chocolate brownies before (the Sainsbury’s ones are fab!), but never just a piece of chocolate. So we took a little bus trip to Waitrose last Thursday and had a saunter down the free-from aisle to see what might be on offer. That’s where I came across Moo Free chocolate. Moo Free are the world leading manufacturer of dairy free, soya free, gluten free, organic and vegan chocolates. Their  ...

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CMPA, Recipe

Recipe // Dairy and Soya Free Iced Biscuits

When H-Bear was initially diagnosed with Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) and a soya allergy at five(ish) months old, one of my first worries was “What on earth are we going to feed him?!” But as the months have gone by, it’s become much easier to find suitable recipes – or adapt the unsuitable! Yesterday we decided to bake some biscuits. I’ve been wanting to try my hand at H-Bear friendly biscuits for a while… I’ve got the dairy and soya  ...

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H-Bear Updates

H-Bear // 20 months

H-Bear is now the age Busby was when Nick and I got married! How crazy is that?! And you know what else? He would have been an, um, interesting element at the wedding (Busby was a dream…) How can two children be so different? H loves nothing more than a big open space, with puddles, and unlimited time to explore. I’ve written about having to take him out for a walk every day previously, and that still applies! We’re now on recognisable terms with the Groundskeeper of the  ...

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CMPA, Family Life, Motherhood

CMPA // My son’s allergies are not a lifestyle choice

“So, we’ve got a couple of substitutions” the delivery driver said to me. “Ok, I’m going to have to check the back of the packets before I can accept them.” *Cue strange look* “My son is allergic to a few things, so I have to make sure they’re ok” “But they’re still Free From?” “Well, yes, but that doesn’t mean he can eat them… Free From doesn’t mean free from everything.” I swear this is a  ...

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