With more of us going gluten and dairy-free than ever before, it’s hard to keep up with all the free from products hitting our shelves. Jenna Farmer proves that ‘free from’ doesn’t have to be boring and shares her top products to stock up on this month.
Nando’s Vegan Perinaise Peri Peri Mayonnaise
Nando’s have made a lot of vegans very happy with their latest launch: a vegan, egg free spicy mayo that’s also gluten-free. Available in Tesco or in Nando restaurants, this mayo offers all the zest of the original.
Nando’s Vegan Perinaise Peri Peri Mayonnaise: £1.50 available in Tesco.
Bakerdays Vegan Cakes
If you’ve got a celebration coming up, Bakerdays will accommodate all of your dietary requirements. They already offer gluten and dairy free cakes but they’ve now launched a vegan offering too. With everything from photo cakes to a mini cake for one that fits through your letterbox.
Bakerdays cakes: from £14.99, available at Bakerdays.
Sipling Alcohol-Free Cocktails
For those doing dry January or just wanting to be healthier, Sipling has the solution. This alcohol-free cocktail range use natural flavourings and extracts; making them lower in sugar and without the sweeteners you find in most fizzy drinks.
Sipling Alcohol Free Cocktails: : £14.99 (for a case of six), Sipling.
This artisan chocolate company, who are based in Scotland, create raw chocolate that’s free from all fourteen allergens. With everything from ‘mylk’ alternative bars to cacao rich darker blends, Freedom Chocolate will satisfy your sweet tooth and tick the healthy eating box.
Freedom Chocolate: £11.00 (for a pack of two large bars), Freedom Chocolate.
Freaks Of Nature Chocolate Mousse
Freaks of Nature are known for their decadent range of gluten and dairy free desserts. Their latest creation, a rich and indulgent chocolate mousse, arrived earlier this month.
Freaks of Nature Chocolate Mousse: £1.80. Available in 350 Co-op stores nationwide.
Buttermilk Little Gift Chocolatey Truffles
Artisan confectioner Buttermilk are known for their handmade fudge, but they’ve recently taken the free from market by storm by launching a range of addictive dairy free chocolate and fudge alternatives. These individually wrapped truffles will make the perfect gift for any vegan.
Little Gift Chocolatey Truffles, 150g boxed chocolates: £5, Available in Sainsbury’s
The Great British Porridge Co
Usually, instant porridges can taste bland but The Great British Porridge Co is an exception. Not only are these gluten and dairy free but you simply need to add water to make them (the addition of coconut cream means the porridge still feels creamy). With flavours including blueberry and banana and strawberry and peanut butter, they’re perfect for taking on holiday or keeping in your office drawer.
The Great British Porridge Co: £5, Available in Sainsbury’s
Chatting Food Contributor: Jenna Farmer
Jenna Farmer is a blogger and freelance writer who is passionate about gut health and gluten-free eating.