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Glutafin Gluten Free Blog


New for 2013

Glutafin constantly updates you with latest news and new product launches, whilst our gluten free blogger Jen is constantly reviewing gluten free restaurants, food, and finding out essential things like what chocolate is suitable for coeliacs! 


23rd September 2014 - by Glutafin

4 brilliant gluten free bakes inspired by coffee

Coffee is the go-to beverage of choice for millions of people worldwide. It can pick us up in the morning, fuel our day and reverse the late afternoon slump! In a celebration of all things coffee, ... Read More
23rd September 2014 - by Glutafin

5 snacks for a scrummy gluten free school lunch

The school year is now back in full-force! Playgrounds are alive with the sound of excitement, classrooms are bustling with studious children and the canteen bell is calling.   It can ... Read More
10th September 2014 - by Glutafin

Hey students! Here’s 6 tips for staying gluten free at university

Can you believe it? It’s already September, which means thousands of students across the UK will be heading-off to university. It can be tough living the university lifestyle when you have ... Read More
10th September 2014 - by Glutafin

Glutafin Mug & Mix Competition Terms and Conditions

1. The promotion is open to UK residents except employees and their immediate families of Dr. Schär, their agents and anyone professionally connected with the promotion.   3. ... Read More
3rd September 2014 - by Glutafin

5 tweeters coeliacs can’t afford to miss this month

It's the beginning of a new month and the Glutafin team has been busy searching the Twittersphere to bring you the top tweeters coeliacs can't afford to miss this September. We've ... Read More
2nd September 2014 - by Glutafin

4 must visit websites for coeliacs this September

August has sadly drawn to a close and we must wave goodbye to those sunny afternoons and long summer evenings... But don’t despair, readers! Glutafin has once again trawled the web to bring ... Read More
20th August 2014 - by Glutafin

Guest Blog: Cooking with Sabrina

Hi everyone,   This week, Sabrina's Chicken Pesto Pasta caught our eye - we just had to ask her to share the recipe!   Ingredients   (Below ... Read More
12th August 2014 - by Glutafin

Guest Blog: Baking with Sabrina

Sabrina, 28, was diagnosed with Coeliac disease 8 years ago - since she's been experimenting in the kitchen producing fantastic gluten free recipes for her and her little boy to ... Read More
30th July 2014 - by Glutafin

Summer Competition WINNER!

We love Sabrina's Summer 99' cupcakes!                                         ... Read More
23rd July 2014 - by Glutafin

BBQ inspiration!

Hi everyone,   The Glutafin Team loves the BBQ season! There's nothing better than hosting a gathering with your work colleagues or friends and family to enjoy the glorious ... Read More
23rd July 2014 - by Glutafin

BBQ competition Terms and Conditions

1. The promotion is open to UK residents except employees and their immediate families of Dr. Schär, their agents and anyone professionally connected with the promotion.   2. The ... Read More
8th July 2014 - by Glutafin

We're here to help you make safer food choices!

Helping you to make safer food choices – reading food labels     Gluten-free   Legislation introduced in 2008 (Codex Standard for Foods for Special ... Read More
2nd July 2014 - by Glutafin

Al Fresco Dining with Glutafin!

Hi everyone,   We hope you are all having a fantastic summer! Over the past few weeks the Glutafin team have been enjoying some 'Al Fresco' dining to make the most of the ... Read More
15th May 2014 - by Glutafin

Gluten Free Guarantee

The theme of this year’s Coeliac Awareness Week is The Gluten-free Guarantee. A huge 74% of Coeliac UK members report that they need to visit multiple supermarkets to obtain enough ... Read More
12th May 2014 - by Glutafin

Terms and Conditions for Glutafin Taste Promise GIVEAWAY!

1. The promotion is open to UK residents except employees and their immediate families of Dr. Schär, their agents and anyone professionally connected with the promotion.   2. The ... Read More
8th May 2014 - by Glutafin

Our favourite fibre pasta recipes!

Hello everyone,   To celebrate the launch of our new fibre pasta range - the Glutafin team thought it would be an excellent idea to share some of our favourite recipes with you, ... Read More
11th April 2014 - by Glutafin

Easter Competition - WINNERS announced!

Hi everyone!   Thank you to those who entered our Easter baking competition, we really enjoyed reading through all of your delicious recipe ideas.    Congratulations ... Read More
11th April 2014 - by Glutafin

Graham the Glutafin chick!

A big hello from our Easter chick Graham!   This week, the Glutafin team  have been making some simple Easter inspired bakes to help keep your children busy during the school ... Read More
7th April 2014 - by Glutafin

Fresh Bread Ordering Times Over Easter

Glutafin Fresh Bread Ordering Times Over Easter    A note to all Glutafin Fresh Bread lovers,   Don't miss out on your Fresh Bread this Easter! The changes to ... Read More
28th March 2014 - by Glutafin

Easter Bake Off Competition - Terms and Conditions

1. The promotion is open to UK residents except employees and their immediate families of Dr. Schär, their agents and anyone professionally connected with the promotion.   2. The ... Read More
27th March 2014 - by Glutafin

Our Readers' Favourite Mother's Day Recipes!

Hi all,    We would like to thank everyone who entered our Mother's Day competition.  We really enjoyed reading through all of your delicious recipe ideas so we thought ... Read More
5th March 2014 - by Glutafin

Top 5 Facebook Communities for Coeliacs in March!

Happy March everyone!   This month, we thought sharing our favourite Facebook communities with you would be an excellent way of inspiring you to expand your recipe selection, develop ... Read More
28th February 2014 - by Glutafin

Mothers Day Competition - Terms and Conditions

1. The promotion is open to UK residents except employees and their immediate families of Dr. Schär, their agents and anyone professionally connected with the promotion.   2. The ... Read More
27th February 2014 - by Glutafin

Living with Coeliac Disease - Janet Day

I was diagnosed with Coeliac Disease following a biopsy in February 2012, so have been on a strict gluten- and wheat-free diet ever since.     A great help for me was ... Read More
12th February 2014 - by Glutafin

Be my valentine Cookies

Hi everyone, Our simple Valentine's cookie recipe is the perfect way to say “I love you“.   We had so much fun putting our creative minds to work with icing pens ... Read More
6th February 2014 - by Glutafin

5 websites coeliacs will love this February

The Internet provides coeliac’s with a wealth of information and inspiration! You can find yourself spending hours trawling through blog articles and product pages to find alternative recipe ... Read More
22nd January 2014 - by Glutafin

Scottish recipes for Burns night!

Hello everyone,   Here at Glutafin we love to celebrate Scotland‘s favourite poet – Robert Burns‘ birthday, so we have created some of Scotlands favourite recipes ... Read More
9th January 2014 - by Glutafin

Our tips for a healthier 2014!

Hi everyone,   2014 has come around quickly and here at Glutafin, our new years resolutions include avoiding those leftover treats!    Our dietitians have put ... Read More
19th December 2013 - by Glutafin

How do Glutafin ambassadors help your pharmacy?

    Hi, I'm Sam Hobday and I've been an Ambassador for Dr Schar (Glutafin and DS Gluten Free) for about 7 months now. Before coming to work as an ambassador, I ... Read More
6th December 2013 - by Glutafin

Puff Pastry recipes, perfected for you this Christmas!

Hi everyone,   Back in September, the Glutafin team were so pleased to have cracked the perfect puff pastry for Christine. Since, we have received many puff pastry related requests ... Read More
5th December 2013 - by Glutafin

Behind the scenes at our latest photoshoot!

Hello everyone!   As a result of 150 new gluten free recipes being uploaded to the Glutafin website, we needed to take lots of pictures to show you how fabulous our recipes are! ... Read More
25th November 2013 - by Glutafin

Get creative with your Glutafin Gluten Free Cornflakes!

Hi everyone,   As you are probably aware, Glutafin’s newest product, cornflakes were launched recently.   To celebrate we thought it would be a great idea to share ... Read More
22nd November 2013 - by Glutafin

Challenge Us! November

Hi everyone,   Glutafin have been busy tackling lots of your baking challenges again this month to ensure you can enjoy your favourite foods, gluten free!   We have an expert ... Read More
22nd November 2013 - by Glutafin

How to: Make your Glutafin products a little more Christmassy!

Mini Cracker “Bruschetta“    So simple to make yet a definite crowd pleaser this Christmas using Glutafin Gluten Free Mini ... Read More
21st November 2013 - by Glutafin

Christmas meal planner!

Hello,   It’s six weeks until the big day!   We understand that gluten free meal planning over Christmas can be stressful which is why we have constructed this ... Read More
5th November 2013 - by Glutafin

Bonfire Night Recipe Ideas

Happy Bonfire Night everyone!   Whether you are celebrating with a hearty dinner before heading out into the winter cold or filling up on fireside sweet treats, Glutafin have got the ... Read More
24th October 2013 - by Glutafin

Gluten Free World day Swindon

Hi everyone,   Saturday 28th September was a busy day for both the Glutafin and DS-gluten free teams as we hosted a Gluten Free World Day at the Hilton Hotel, Swindon in conjunction ... Read More
24th October 2013 - by Glutafin

Challenge Us!

Hi everyone,   Glutafin have been busy tackling lots of your baking challenges again this month to ensure you can enjoy your favourite foods, gluten free!    We have ... Read More
17th September 2013 - by Glutafin

Baking Competition - Terms and Conditions

1. The promotion is open to UK residents except employees and their immediate families of Dr. Schär, their agents and anyone professionally connected with the ... Read More
17th September 2013 - by Glutafin

Children's baking competition - winner announced!

Glutafin would like to thank everyone who entered September's children‘s baking competition. We loved receiving your entries!   We are excited to reveal that Dawn ... Read More
17th September 2013 - by Glutafin

Living with Coeliac Disease- Glutafin Ambassador Carol Evans

Dr Schar have a team of freelance ambassadors who visit local Coeliac groups and speak to newly diagnosed Coeliac's in hospital clinics. This team has a very important job to create brand ... Read More
14th August 2013 - by Glutafin

Gluten Free World day Swindon

The Glutafin team are excited to announce our next Gluten Free World Day which will be held in Swindon at the Hilton Hotel on Saturday 28th September!   Glutafin will be providing ... Read More
8th August 2013 - by Glutafin

Is Glutafin Gluten-Free Bread really high in fat?

Recently a segment was aired on BBC 1’s The One Show about the fat content of gluten-free bread which led to a number of questions about the fat content of Glutafin breads. We thought that ... Read More
7th January 2013 - by Glutafin

Worlds largest Pizza!

  Glutafin's parent company Dr Schär have been busy breaking the world record for the worlds largest pizza. The gluten free Pizza measured in at a ... Read More
7th January 2013 - by Glutafin

Glutafin's Gluten Free Dietitian

Melissa is Glutafin's most experienced dietitian and has been working with the company for over 10 years.    Melissa studied Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of ... Read More
30th November 2012 - by Glutafin

Glutafin's new dietitian

Hello, Thank you for reading Glutafin's blog on me. My name is Jaclyn. I joined the Glutafin team in July 2012. I am currently attending a large amount ... Read More
15th November 2012 - by Glutafin

What Glutafin gets up to!

Do you know we have ambassadors who visit a number of coeliacs at coeliac clinics, Coeliac UK groups, dietitians and hospital clinics?   Our ambassadors are all over the country ... Read More
2nd October 2012 - by Glutafin

Baking Competition Winner Announced!

We are delighted to announce we have found the winner of our July - September  Gluten free Baking competition. The winning Gluten free recipe was these delicious looking Gluten ... Read More
20th September 2012 - by Glutafin

What have coeliacs asked our dietitians?

Dietitan Questions this week:   Do you have any tips for me when I am glutened? Avoid substances known to aggravate a sensitive/ damaged gut for a few days, eg alcohol, caffeine, ... Read More
17th September 2012 - by Glutafin

National Cupcake Week!

This Week is National Cupcake Week. Every day this week Glutafin will add a new cupcake recipe for you to try. So get your Glutafin flour mix ready, and go buy those cupcake cases after lunch, to ... Read More
6th September 2012 - by Glutafin

Free tickets to the Allergy show

  Glutafin is attending this year’s Allergy & Freefrom Show in Liverpool! This is our second time at the show and we are very excited. We got great feedback and questions from ... Read More
1st August 2012 - by Glutafin

Gluten Free Recipe of the season- August!

Each month we will bring to you a new recipe that contains products that are in-season in the UK that month. This means they are more readily available in supermarkets and probably cheaper than ... Read More
30th July 2012 - by Glutafin

Glutafin has baking experts to help you

Did you know we have two experts in baking gluten free. They are on hand to help with any queries, so if you are having trouble with some recipes, wanting tips or adaptations on how to make your ... Read More
30th July 2012 - by Glutafin

Advice on coeliac calcium intake

Glutafin have just created a new page on their website. It’s all about calcium intake for coeliacs as calcium is important for coeliacs following a gluten free diet and you need to ... Read More
1st July 2012 - by Glutafin

Gluten free in-store costs

Gluten free and Wheat free products are more expensive than the mainstream equivalent due to the rigorous systems and procedures which need to put in place to ensure the product is fully gluten ... Read More
29th June 2012 - by Glutafin

Buy Glutafin gluten free foods in-store!

 If you’ve been struggling to get our Glutafin products or simply want to top up on your gluten free favourites at home or when going on holiday, then we have the answer! Holland & ... Read More
21st June 2012 - by Glutafin

Our Coeliac Disease Specialist Dietitians

Did you know we have two in-house dietitians you can ask your questions to?   Introducing our Dedicated Dietitians   Our resident dietitians joined Glutafin from the ... Read More
30th May 2012 - by Glutafin

Glutafin attended the Allergy Show 2012!

  On the 18th, 19th and 20th May 2012 The Allergy & Free From Show took place at Olympia in London and it was Glutafin’s first time in exhibiting – and it was brilliant! ... Read More
28th May 2012 - by Glutafin

Jubilee gluten free recipes!

  Let me introduce myself, my name is Jayne and I work on Glutafin's customer careline. I was born in the mid-fifties and have been privileged to live all my life during our ... Read More
9th May 2012 - by Glutafin

Win with Glutafin!

As it's Glutafin's food club, Love Food, 1st birthday, we are offering this fantastic prize throughout May.  ​ If you get your coeliac friend, colleague or neighbour to ... Read More
26th April 2012 - by Glutafin

Glutafin is at the Allergy & Freefrom Show!

  Glutafin is attending this year’s Allergy & Freefrom Show in London! This is our first time at the show and we are very excited. We would love you to come visit our ... Read More
22nd March 2012 - by Glutafin

Salt in Glutafin's products

As it is Salt Awareness Week we thought you may be interested in knowing more about how Glutafin has been reducing salt in their gluten free products.   Many of us in the UK ... Read More
1st February 2012 - by Glutafin

Do you use Glutafin cake mix?

You may have seen a note on the Glutafin Cake mix box informing you that the Cake mix is to be discontinued.   Don't worry about it! We have a fantastic alternative product ... Read More
11th January 2012 - by Glutafin

Gluten free baking competition

Every year we have baking competitions (every quarter of the year) where people can send in pictures of what they have been baking with their Glutafin products.  We have just announced ... Read More
3rd January 2012 - by Glutafin

Mike, a coeliac, shares his experience baking for his wife

 Last week we had a phone call from a coeliac who was trying to bake a cake and needed help. He had baked one with another brands flour mix and was having trouble, the sponges were too flat ... Read More
8th December 2011 - by Glutafin

Baking with Glutafin mix

Well firstly let me introduce myself, I’m Susie and I work for Glutafin on Reception. I’m not your most confident cook but I’ll give anything a go. I chose this gluten free ... Read More
26th October 2011 - by Glutafin

Celebrating Halloween or Bonfire Night?

Whether you’re having a party at your house, going to a bonfire or just celebrating with the family, there are some easy options to eat when on a gluten free diet that are still traditional ... Read More
3rd October 2011 - by Glutafin

New labelling laws

New labelling laws will be a great help for coeliacs!  From January 2012 new EC legislation on gluten free labelling will come into force, and will apply to all food packaging and even ... Read More
28th September 2011 - by Glutafin

Shopping gluten free!

Have you recently been diagnosed with coeliac disease? Find out some tips on how to cope when shopping gluten free! - Carefully read the ingredients list on the packaging: gluten can be ... Read More
4th August 2011 - by Glutafin

Glutafin facebook page

The 'Glutafin coeliac' facebook page will be superseded by the 'Glutafin gluten free foods' page. Have a check on Facebook that you are a member of 'Glutafin gluten free foods' as the 'Glutafin ... Read More
3rd May 2011 - by Glutafin

Salmon & Cod Fishcakes

Gluten free chef of the Year, Michael McCamley who is a coeliac himself, has worked with Glutafin to bring you some classic gluten free recipes and some with a twist. Launching on Monday 9th May, ... Read More
3rd May 2011 - by Glutafin

Got to Love Food!

At Glutafin, we’re dedicated to gluten free deliciousness. So on Monday May 9th Glutafin is launching their NEW exclusive club, Love Food. This free club brings you all you need to love ... Read More



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