Gluten free, allergy-friendly and “healthier” sweets; Who can we trust?

Sweets for my sweet..

It is not always easy for children (or adults for that matter) with sensitivities and allergies to feel “normal”. A lot of our sense of belonging stems from participation in activities along with our peers, and food plays a huge role in most social gatherings. For children especially, the sense of identity and self-worth is formed hugely based on belonging, and belonging often comes from being able to do what others do, have what others have, and of course eat the same things their friends eat. Lollies are no exception, and although it may sound silly, sweets do play a big role in children’s social sphere. After all, they are a part of almost every social setting where children are involved.

So how do we give our kids lollies that make them feel included, but at the same time keep them safe? Who can we trust? Take a look at this list.. Continue reading

A Fantastic Gluten & Dairy-free Carob “chocolate bar” Recipe (and a serious warning for misleading labelling)

Delicious Carob Chocolate Bars

A big sweet win! Continue reading

Failsafe Toffee Cake… layers and layers of crazy good.

Toffee AND Cake. I mean seriously, how good can it get?

I’m not even gonna waste time talking right now. Partially because you won’t want anything to keep you from this recipe.. and partially because I don’t want anything to keep me from eating it. It’s practically yelling at me from the kitchen!
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