Gluten-free, egg-free, oil-free, sugar-free, dairy-free…food-free?

Cheshire Food Blog

Gluten-free, egg-free, oil-free or fat-free, sugar-free, dairy-free… Lately almost all recipe titles online contain at least one of these, and it makes me think “Is this still food?” Then when you actually read the recipe, usually it’s full of substitutes, ‘wannabe’ healthy alternatives, trendy ingredients… There is no wheat flour, but there is almond flour, rice flour, hazelnut milk, soya milk, coconut oil…all these things have become mainstream in the last few years. But who knows, if they are really the healthier options?

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