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    Peter McCulloch

6 Simple Food Swaps

6 Simple Food Swaps

Are you lactose or gluten intolerant?

Managing a gluten or dairy free diet can be a tricky task. Whether you’re learning how to manage your own diet, want to cook for someone with a food intolerance or you just want some inspiration, we’ve pulled together 6 of our favourite gluten and dairy free recipes to help tickle your taste buds:

Breakfast: Morning Glory Muffins

There’s more to breakfast than just cereal and milk. Why not try a super tasty morning muffin? An ideal breakfast alternative they also make a great addition to your lunchbox or a quick snack on the go!

Jamie Oliver’s website has a great range of gluten-free and dairy-free recipe ideas, including this dairy free apple muffin recipe - perfect for an alternative breakfast treat!

Lunch: On the Go Salad Jars

Ever feel like there just isn't enough hours in the day? Do you find yourself skipping lunch because you can never find anything suitable to eat? Then these super easy salad jars are the perfect solution!

These colourful salad jar creations by the Daily Burn are simple to make, ridiculously healthy and you can tailor them to suit your dietary requirements and taste!

Evening Meal: Spanish chicken

Ideal if you're entertaining guests with a food intolerance this Spanish chicken with chorizo and potatoes recipe by Nigella is dairy free, gluten free, egg free and nut free! This super simple and tantalisingly tasty traybake is perfect for a stress-free feast. If you really want to push the boat out why not add a green side salad to garnish.


If you tend to get peckish in between meals, Tesco’s award winning Free From range makes snacking simple.

Drinks & Smoothies

Alpro’s website features lots of lactose-free recipe ideas including some alternative drink and smoothie recipes, so you don’t have to miss out on the beverages you love.

The Fakeaway

Fakeaways are the new takeaways! We’ve tried and tested this yummy cauliflower crust pizza recipe from BBC Good Food and it gets a double thumbs up from us.

We’d love to hear your own tried and tested, free from recipe ideas! Share your favourites with us on Facebook or Twitter.
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    Peter McCulloch

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