Real Foods Blog

A guide to managing coeliac disease

Coeliac disease is a serious autoimmune condition which affects 1 in 100 people in the UK. When individuals with coeliac disease consume gluten (a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye) their immune system launches an attack on its own tissues. This leads to damage to the small intestine and, as a result, nutrients from food cannot be properly absorbed.

Published: June 5, 2024
Author: Liz Parry
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Seasonal eating for spring: a guide

Seasonal eating is beneficial for our health as well as the health of the planet. Fresh produce that has recently been harvested, and hasn’t had to travel for thousands of miles, is typically fresher, tastier and much more nutritionally dense.

Although fruits do not begin to ripen until the summer in the UK, spring brings with it an abundance of fresh vegetables. By integrating these fresh veggies into daily meals, we are embracing the natural rhythm of the seasons whilst supporting local agriculture and nourishing our bodies.

Published: March 27, 2024
Author: Liz Parry
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Gluten-free Blackcurrant Sbriciolata Recipe

Very similar to a fruit crumble, this delicious Italian dessert is simple, uses ingredients you probably already have in your store cupboard and freezer, and is perfectly scrumptious warming food for the cold and wet winter days ahead.

This recipe was prepared and photographed by Agnieszka, your Real Foods Tollcross Shop Manager.
Apparently it didn’t last very long!

Published: October 29, 2021
Author: Pip Phillips
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