It may well seem that you have to miss out on delicious foods, when you’re advised to avoid certain ingredients, particularly gluten, wheat and dairy. But don’t despair – there’s a wonderful selection of alternative ingredients. You’ll find excellent flours, grains, pastas and noodles, dairy-free products, sauces and flavourings, and many, many more. You can look up specific ingredients here, and then try them out – or you could go on a full-on shopping spree and stock up your cupboards, fridge and freezer with a fantastic selection.

Flick through the ingredients here and click on any which interest you, to find out more information. And you can print any out, send to a friend, or store in your recipe folder. You’ll also find related recipes and related ingredients – again, just click on the underlined word(s) to find out more.

You’ll find it’s possible to dive into mouth-watering, indulgent meals again – enjoy!

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Bring milks, cheese, yogurts and creams back into your diet – and enjoy mouth-watering cakes, biscuits, desserts, sauces, fillings and toppings once more.


If you thought you couldn’t tuck into breads, pizzas, cakes, biscuits, and other baked treats, think again!


There are loads of utterly delicious, gluten-free alternatives to wheat!


Forget butter – and discover the benefits of cooking with oils, instead. Often packed with nutrition, also have delicious flavours.

Pastas and noodles

Stock your store cupboard with the large variety of gluten-free pastas and noodles and discover fantastic alternatives for spaghetti, penne, fusilli, noodles and many other shapes.

Store cupboard

Pick up a basket and look through the shelves of your local supermarket or health food store to stock up on fantastic ingredients for your store cupboard. You’ll find gluten-, wheat- and dairy-free alternatives to many of your stock ingredients, many of which taste just as good, if not better.


There’s a wonderful range of sweeteners which help support your immune system and boost your nutritional intake. You’ll find them easy to get hold of, and to use.