Allergy and gluten free blogs
Allergy Companions is a review site for anyone suffering with food allergies, intolerances or coeliac disease, here to make eating out with allergies easier and to give the free from and allergic community a voice.
A list of blogs associated with allergy and anaphylaxis. Please get in touch if we should be featuring a blogger that has provided inspiration for you or your loved ones.
Becky Excell is a London/Essex-based food writer, recipe creator and a Sunday Times best-selling author. She is the author of three gluten free books: How to Make Anything Gluten Free, How to Bake Anything Gluten Free, and How to Plan Anything Gluten Free. Becky was diagnosed in 2013 with IBS, which meant she had to eliminate gluten from her diet. On her website you will find a selection of her recipes to help you navigate a gluten free life, as well as a number of recipes for other dietary requirements.
The Allergy Mums Club is a website and blog run by Amy, who has two children with cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA), along with allergies to multiple other foods, dust, pollen and cats. Amy, like many other allergy parents, found adjusting what you eat and the way you live is so hard, especially in the weeks and months after having a baby when you are sleep deprived with an unsettled newborn. Amy decided to create The Allergy Mums Club to offer practical tips and share other people’s experiences on a number of allergy related topics, including hay fever, recipes and guest blogs.
May Contain is an allergy blog and podcast that aims to break the stigma of allergies and empower young people and families around the world. The website and podcast is run by Daniel Kelly, who was diagnosed with a severe allergy to all nuts and peanuts at the age of 5. Through his podcasts and interviews, Daniel aims to cover a number of allergy related topics and discover the story behind some of the businesses that work in the allergy space as well as personal stories of people affected by allergies. In November of 2020, Daniel created a campaign called ‘Break the Stigma’ to empower young people to speak up about their allergies and feel confident addressing them throughout their lives. The campaign featured inspiring allergy advocates from TV, theatre, sport, and news.
Ruth Holroyd, author of books and the What Allergy blog, is an allergy advocate, being a multiple allergy sufferer herself, and has been campaigning for the Government to fund research into the Topical Steroid Withdrawal, with the petition gaining over 13,000 signatures. Ruth has been blogging now for many years, since she first created What Allergy back in April 2009. Since then, her blog was voted in the Top 5 UK allergy blogs and in the Top 10 UK Health Blogs by Vuelio. She won the Free From Hero Award in 2021 and the blog regularly wins awards. Ruth has been in TV, speaks regularly on the radio and has also campaigned at the Houses of Parliament to help raise awareness about allergies, anaphylaxis, asthma, topical steroid withdrawal and eczema.