Lactose-free learning curve

Until now, I never truly had an understanding of the impact of not being able to consume something. The only thing I’d grown up being allergic to was something called Perkin’s Paste, no idea what it is as I was 4 years old the last I recall seeing it. Now, being either dairy or lactose... Continue Reading →

Slowly, opening up

The island state of Western Australia looks to be opening up after almost eight months closed due to COVID-19. Whilst we’ve fared so much better than others around the world, we’ve taken a more hardline stance to protect ourselves which has actually seen our economy the strongest in the nation. Today, our premier announced we’re... Continue Reading →

Niggling itch

Since September I’ve been dealing with a weird sudden intolerance to dairy and allergy to almonds. I’ve no idea why this has occurred, but am navigating these waters so to speak. I discovered my allergy to almonds only through testing almond milk, though strangely I used to eat these by the handful. Yet in drinking... Continue Reading →

Ignorance is bliss, until

I’ll admit I’d go about my days hardly paying too much attention to allergies or food intolerance unless they affected my friends, and even then I guess only having a basic understanding of. When it doesn’t affect you it’s difficult to truly grasp, right? It has amazed me just how quickly my body has gone... Continue Reading →

Itchy scratchy milk

After around two months feeling unwell following the consumption of any form of cows milk, including lactose free varieties, I finally bit the bullet over the weekend and decided I’d try almond milk. I had tried this briefly years ago, however the taste really turned me off, I assure you nothing has changed in the... Continue Reading →

Almond milk lattes

I’m not sure I’m lactose intolerant, however drinking milk, including lactose free varieties, seems to make me feel mildly ill these days, especially in the past 6-8 weeks. A few years ago, my supervisor swapped to unsweetened almond milk to help reduce overall calories due to the number of coffees he’d drink in a day;... Continue Reading →

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