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The Gluten Free Bakery Story

The Gluten Free Bakery Story

The Gluten Free Bakery Story    Off the back of Gluten Free Awareness Week, we thought we’d share our story of how the Gluten Free Bakery began.    Let’s start with one of our founders, Rana. Rana’s previous job was in investment management. Whilst there, she was struggling with health issues such as constant fatigue, stomach problems and lack of concentration. It got so bad that Rana would sleep for 12 hours at night, and then would still need to take a nap during the day. After five years of trips to the GP, following a positive coeliac blood test,...

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Top tips when eating out on a gluten-free diet

Top tips when eating out on a gluten-free diet

Top tips when eating out on a gluten-free diet     We all know and appreciate how great eating out can be. What’s not to like? Delicious food, great surroundings, and entertaining company. However, if you’re following a gluten-free diet, the thought of eating out can be a difficult thing to conquer.     For many gluten free followers, the concept of eating out makes them feel anxious and uncomfortable. They have the right to be too. For example, how can they be sure that the correct principles are being followed to avoid cross contamination? How can they be certain that what...

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What Does Gluten-Free Mean?

What Does Gluten-Free Mean?

What does gluten-free mean?   Gluten is a family of proteins that are found in grains like wheat, rye, spelt and barley. These grains are often used in food products such as: bread, crackers, cakes, waffles, pancakes and doughnuts. Basically, all the best carbs on the planet contain gluten, apart from ours of course!   It has become much more common for people to avoid gluten due to personal preference and more seriously for a diagnosed medical condition. Celiac disease, wheat allergy and non-celiac gluten sensitivity are all medical conditions that cause a severe reaction to gluten and therefore require...

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