Insanely Good Gluten-Free Vegetarian Pizza with a delicious Mediterranean Twist!


(This post contains sponsored products)

This recipe is lactovegetarian (contains goats milk and cow’s milk) but dairy can be substituted for dairy-free. Gluten-free, egg-free, wheat-free, nut-free. The base used is lactose-free.

As my husband bit into my gluten-free vegetarian pizza, he said, and I quote: “I’ve eaten a few pizzas in my life, but this one is probably the best one yet!Read More

Fresh and Summery Gluten-Free Vegetarian Wraps with Dandelion, Mango & Chevre: Food From the Garden

Divine Dandelion, Mango & Chevre Wraps #vegetarian #glutenfree #lunch #summer

This recipe is lactovegetarian (contains goats milk), gluten-free, egg-free, wheat-free, nut-free. The wraps used are lactose-free. Goats milk is often well tolerated by people who are sensitive to lactose.

Gluten-free wraps served hot or cold -just as good!

In the Northern Hemisphere, summer is fast approaching, and in the Southern Hemisphere, it is coming to an end. Still, whether you’re seeing the first buds in your garden or watching the last flowers slowly hang their heads, you are most certainly making the most of whatever sun you can see. And so, a sunny, fresh and light meal is a welcome thing for all.

Besides, these delicious gluten-free wraps with dandelion and chevre are just as good toasted as they are fresh, so even if you’re feeling a bit chilly, this is just the ticket! Read More

Super Easy Caramel Plum Upside-Down Cake (Gluten-Free Lactose-Free )

Gorgeous Gluten-Free Plum Upside-Down Cake Made From Burger Buns! #glutenfree #cake

Make a gluten-free upside-down cake from burger buns!

When there’s just no energy left for a bake-off, you can still get your fill with this super easy gluten-free caramel plum upside-down cake! Read More

Delicious Gluten-Free Bruschetta with Mango and Mozzarella

gluten-free mango and mozzarella bruschetta

Bruschetta with a fresh twist!

Sure, there’s nothing wrong with a good old sandwich. But don’t you sometimes get tired of that same old cheese and ham squeezed between two sorry slices of plain bread? I sure do.. 

-And that’s why the heavens gave us bruschetta: a crispy, flavourful, fresh open sandwich, with no other mission than to fulfill your every lunchtime dream! Read More

My Xmas Gift to You: Get My Brand New Gluten-Free Christmas E-Cookbook FREE in December!!

Free Gluten-Free Christmas Cookbook Download



After many hours at my computer, I have put together a wonderful little Christmas present made uniquely for my newsletter subscribers! This gift is literally not available on the blog or anywhere else. It is exclusively made for you, and ONLY available in December!

>>>>Not a subscriber yet? Get access here!<<<<
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Super Healthy and Very Delicious Paleo Vegan Raw Chocolate Mousse!!

Wow! Super Healthy and Incredibly Delicious Chocolate Mousse! Only 3 ingredients, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan and Paleo! #glutenfree #dairyfree #chocolate #dessert #paleo #vegan #nutfree

Wow, you will not believe this dessert!

What if I told you that you can enjoy all the flavour and satisfaction of a rich and creamy, deep, dark chocolate mousse, but without any of the guilt that usually comes with it?

Yup. It’s true! You can seriously dig into overflowing spoonfuls of chocolatey heaven, without worrying about refined sugar and unhealthy fats. With only 3 little ingredients, you can whip up a super healthy chocolate mousse that rivals the naughtiest of treats! Read More

Celebrate Autumn with a Delicious Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Norwegian Apple Cake!

Moist and delicious gluten-free dairy-free Scandinavian apple cake recipe

I love autumn!

It’s autumn in Norway, and for the first time in many years I am able to enjoy it!

Autumn is possibly my favourite season, one I sorely missed during my time in Australia. Sure, who doesn’t love sun and salty water! -But when the tree tops are on fire with golden leaves, and the earth offers up an abundance of gorgeous fruits and vegetables.. well, at that point I want nothing more than to be back home in Scandinavia.

These days I blissfully loaf around on the chilly hardwood floors in my woolen slippers, tightly hugging a blanket and a huge cup of hot tea on my “way to work”. I don’t have to loaf very far, mind you; my workplace is at the top of the stairs in my own home. Read More

The Best Gluten-Free Crusty French Bread (Baguette) Recipe!

The Best Gluten-Free French Baguette Bread Recipe! This bread is crusty and light, and SO close to the real thing! :) #glutenfree #celiac #coeliac #bread

A taste of French summers..

As a child, France was my second home. My auntie, uncle and cousins are from the south of France, and my childhood summers consisted of long, sweaty road trips through Europe, and memorable, extended visits in their Catalan village home.

I vividly remember the taste of fresh baguettes with cheese, on a blanket in the park. My aunt dishing out chunky hand-torn slices of bread, and juicy,sun-ripened melon that would drip onto our clothes. It tasted different -better, than sandwiches at home. Nothing has ever bettered those lunches, and I don’t think anything ever will. It was pure summer magic! Read More

Gluten-free spaghetti meatballs with the best tomato-free pasta sauce ever!

gluten-free spaghetti meatballs with the best ever tomato-free pasta sauce! #gluten-free #dairy-free #sugar-free #tomato-free #notomato #italianfood #meatballs

No-tomato, no problem!

Growing up (and to this day) my mum’s spaghetti Bolognese is my number one dinner treat. In our family we’ve always had the tradition that we can choose any dinner on our birthday, and my mum will cook it. Where other family members would choose fillét mignon’s and lobster, I choose my mum’s delicious spaghetti with her homemade sauce. Yum! Read More

Gluten-free at the outdoor theatre in Regents Park, London

Gluten-free theatre in Regents ParkTheatre under the stars

Ever since one of our first dates, about 4 years ago, my husband and I have loved the outdoor theatre in Regents Park. It’s a fantastic experience, every time, and makes for a perfect date spot.

There really is nothing like watching great acting and gorgeous singing under the stars, with the whispering of the trees all around you. It truly is magical, and really adds to the show!Gluten-free burger at Regents Park open air theatre London Read More

Cheddar, Walnut and Rosemary Savoy Cabbage au Gratin (Gluten-free)

Rosemary and cheddar cabbage gratin  #glutenfree

This is an incredibly simple and amazingly delicious dish!

Did you know that cabbage is one of the most nutritious and least allergy-provoking vegetables around? It’s also a mere myth that cabbage will bloat you and deem you to social seclusion for at least 24 hours after a meal. Not true! You have to boil it for more than 5 minutes to cause trouble, and why would you do that? Cabbage is best when it’s crisp and crunchy, so no need to boil the life out of it.  Read More

Delicious Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Tiramisu with Strawberries!

The best gluten-free tiramisu with dark chocolate and strawberries! #glutenfree #dessert #chocolate

Celebrate anything, with a decadent tiramisu!

There was an Italian restaurant in my hometown. The kind that has stood tall and busy for decades, without changing one bit of the interior or staff. The same old lady yelling in the kitchen, and the whole family waiting tables. Each their role, and always seemingly too busy. Read More

You Haven’t Missed Out Yet! 5 Days Left of This Year’s Greatest Gluten-Free Giveaway!

HUGE gluten-free giveaway!

Your opportunity to win a whopping 25 gluten-free products from Schär!

I am so excited that I’m able to give away a whole bunch of amazing gluten-free products this month! Who doesn’t love a good giveaway, and especially one this awesome! There are TWO lots of 25 gluten-free products worth over worth over €50 up for grabs!! (approx £37 or $70 -exchange rate as of 4th May 2015)

That’s a whopping 50 gluten-free products worth a total of $140! Read More

It’s Pimm’s o’clock! Here are my favourite Pimm’s recipes -with and without alcohol!

The best non-alcoholig virgin Pimm's recipe! #cocktial #mocktail #drink #pimms

Oh yes, it certainly is! The sun has dared battle the seemingly never-ending grey skies of England, and it’s about time we bring out the jugs!

Almost as soon as the presents are opened at Christmas, I start looking forward to picnics and Pimm’s in the park. Well, I wouldn’t skip Easter with it’s gorgeous snow-clad Norwegian mountains, but once the skis are packed away, I’m pretty much ready for summer -and nothing says summer like a jug of fizzing, fruity Pimm’s! Read More

Happy Coeliac awareness Month!! We’re Celebrating with a New Partnership & a HUGE Giveaway!

HUGE gluten-free giveaway!


The winners are:

Solene Bourgetel

Tina K. Honningsvåg

Giveaway winners

(No money was paid by Schär to The Gluten Free Lifesaver for the opinions expressed in this article.)

I have some very exciting news that I’d like to share with you, including a WHOPPING double giveaway, but first I’d like to wish you

Happy Celiac awareness Month!!

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Flavourful and Vibrant 10-minute Pad Thai – Fast Food For The Soul!

Super easy quick & delicious Pad Thai with mango

I’m in absolute LOVE with Pad Thai at the moment. I straight out crave it! Forget takeaway; pad thai has become my go-to for lazy movie nights in. It’s fresh, healthy, full of flavour and colour, and with my 10-minute recipe it’s also quick and easy! Read More

5-Minute Gluten-Free Hot Garlic Ciabatta

5-Minute Gluten-Free Hot Garlic Ciabatta #glutenfree

Super-fast garlic bread!

Sometimes I get a craving for a fast, savoury treat, and garlic bread with grilled cheese is an absolute favourite!  Read More

The Top 10 Best Gluten-Free Quick Places to Eat in London

Top 10 best gluten-free places to eat quick in London!

“Tired of London, tired of life”

(quote: Tom Jones)

Out-and-about with a hungry fire in your belly is absolutely no problem for a coeliac in London!

I'm one happy coeliac in Londontown! :)

One happy coeliac in Londontown!🙂

There’s an outright ocean of choices, and no reason to go hungry. In fact, I’d say it would be hard to compete with London in terms of ease and choice! Read More

Extra Special Gluten-Free Apple and Pecan Breakfast Pancakes!

The best pancakes I've ever eaten! Gluten-free Apple and Pecan Breakfast Pancakes! #glutenfree #pancake #breakfast

The perfect weekend breakfast treat!

There’s something special about lazy weekend breakfasts. They feel worlds away from the fast-paced cereal bowls in a hectic working week, and they have a wonderful way of bringing families together.  Read More

Happy Friday!

The Gluten Free LIfesaver / Enjoy the Gluten-Free Weekend! #celiac #coeliac #gluten-free #quote #inspiration

Delicious Chocolate Hamper Christmas Giveaway -with no gluten, dairy, sugar, nuts or artificial ingredients!



Big Christmas Chocolate Giveaway (dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, sugar-free, low GI) from Sweet William

My chocolate dreams have come true!

I have been introduced to a line of yummy chocolate in 18 varieties and flavours, which are all chocolatey goodness without the nasties! And you can win a whole hamper full of treats too! (giveaway at bottom of post) Read More

Thick and sticky Salted Caramel Sauce – Easy and Awesome!

The worlds best salted caramel sauce!

Not much tops a deliciously thick and sticky salted caramel sauce; it is the worlds best combo of sweet and salty! My favourite thing is how it hardens ever so slightly on your ice cream, and then melts in your mouth.. yum!!

This recipe is to die for, it is just that awesome -and incredibly simple!

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Gluten Free Food Tour Adelaide

Gluten Free Food tour of Adelaide

Adelaide has plenty to offer gluten-free eaters!

It is said that one should eat well and travel often. I certainly do both, and I’m not alone. Read More

Happy Coeliac Awareness Week Australia; May this week inspire action!

Raise Coeliac Awareness - Coeliac Awareness Week 13-20th February

Tomorrow marks the start of  Coeliac Awareness Week here in Australia.
I’ve collected some fantastic tips for how you can contribute,
and you can select from a bunch of awesome banners to download
and use as you please to show your support! Read More

A coeliac grief..

.. At that point I wish they literally would have to eat their words! :)


If only I could make them eat their words!😉

Gluten Free Fresh Pasta; Yes, you can buy it in the shops!

Nothing beats fresh pasta. However fantastic the dry stuff is, it just doesn’t come close. Read More

This one goes out to the know-it-alls..

gluten-free giggles

Buy their opinions; buy their lives! 



It’s an inside story..

Gluten Free Giggles (photo: Pinterest)


Gluten-Free Giggles (image source)

A collection of FANTASTIC fun Gluten-Free Christmas Stories!

Sprue Stories: The Christmas Edition

In the midst of Christmas’ cross-contamination frenzy and gluten-laden temptations, Molly from “Sprue Story” puts a wonderfully humorous gluten-free twist on the old classics. I absolutely adore her creativity and talent!

Please enjoy:

Sprue Stories: The Christmas Edition.

The Very Best Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies! (dairy-free & egg-free option)

The Very Best Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies! Scandinavian recipe with dairy-free and egg-free recipe options! #glutenfree #christmas #dairyfree #vegan #cookies

No Christmas without gingerbread..

 ..and a really truly great recipe is a must!

Gingerbread really is the flavour of the season. Shops are full of it, cafe’s are full of it, even your favourite coffee’s full of it these days. 

If you don’t mind I’d like to strip it back to basics. Back to my grandmas amazing and ever-perfect Christmas-only gingerbread cookies. In fact, I’m gonna let you in on a little secret; namely the very best gingerbread cookie recipe on the planet! My grandma made it with oodles of gluten of course, but I’ve deglutenefied it and I cannot tell the difference in the slightest. They are absolutely perfect! Read More

Peppernuts – A yummy gluten free take on gingerbread!


We call them “Peppernøtter” which means peppernuts. They contain pepper and they’re shaped like nuts, so why not. Read More

Gluten-Free Hansel & Gretel..

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 Everyone’s adapting to their coeliac audience these days..

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The Gluten Free Lifesaver’s 1 Year Anniversary Jumbo Giveaway!!

The Gluten Free Lifesaver's Birthday Jumbo Giveaway!

The Gluten Free Lifesaver’s Birthday Jumbo Giveaway!

Thank Heavens – The Gluten Free Lifesaver is 1 year this December, and we’re celebrating by giving away a JUMBO box full of Gluten Free Goodies to our fantastic followers! Read More

Dramatic parents..


Food allergy cartoon (image source)

What are your thoughts on school regulations for common allergy foods?


A Very Very Chocolate and Creamy Caramel Moment..

Gluten Free Chocolate Sauce

If there’s no chocolate in heaven, I’m not going! Read More

..Buns of steel?

Gluten Free Giggles on The Gluten Free Lifesaver every Wednesday


Can I have both?

(image from Two Silly Sisters’ Facebook page)

Yes please!

hey girl gluten free Ryan Gosling

Oh Mr Gosling, you shouldn’t have❤❤❤

Life is Saucy with Itha’s Gluten Free Gourmet Sauces! (Product Review)

itha's puddings and gourmet sauces review


Just add some sauce to your life Read More

THAT question!

Gluten Free Giggles on The Gluten Free Lifesaver every Wednesday



Yoga For Digestion – Exercises that relieve bloating and pain

The Gluten Free Lifesavers' Yoga For Digestion

Relieve bloating, wind, stomach pain and poor digestion with these simple exercises! Read More

Oh Gwynnie..

Gwyneth Palthrow Gluten-free




Ryan lends a helping hand..

hey girl gluten-free Ryan Gosling

 Another Wednesday, another Gluten Free Gosling😉

Another Natural, Chemical-Free, Gluten-Free Sunscreen!

Chemical Free Sun Protection!

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Sunscreen is probably the most difficult thing to find a decent natural alternative for.
I’ve written a review of Invisible Zink previously, and now it’s time for another alternative.

Most sunscreens, although totally necessary, contain a cocktail of chemicals, parabens, perfumes and preservatives. The big question is as always: how can I get broad spectrum high protection without all the gunk? Read More

Hello Square One!

The Gluten Free LIfesaver's Mid-Week Pick-Me-Up

 I can so relate to that feeling! But alas, for as long as there’s gluten in the world, sometimes this will happen.


“Wednesdays are like Mondays in the middle of the week”

Gluten Memes

We’ve all been there..

Thérèse’s Story – A Real Coeliac Journey

Therese's coeliac story

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A while ago I received an email from a lady named Thérèse, asking me to share her story with my readers. This is not a common occurrence, but after reading about her journey I really wanted to pass it on to you guys. Read More

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