This is good news: Asda will be offering gluten free meals by Amy’s Kitchen in their supermarket cafes from the end of this month (April 2014).
Coeliacs will be able to have tomato soup with gluten free oatcakes, or gluten free rice mac and cheese.
Although we don’t eat in supermarket cafes very much, now that I don’t have to trail tiny children around with me, I welcome anything that makes life easier for coeliacs. There’s only so often you want to eat a baked potato.
And my daughter likes the Amy’s Kitchen rice mac and cheese; we tasted it at the London Allergy and Free From Fair last summer, and I’ve bought it several times since then. We haven’t tried Amy’s tomato soup yet.
Curiously, we did eat out in cafes a lot more frequently when the children were small – probably because they needed to be fed more regularly than they do now they’re teens. In any case, both these meals will stave off those hunger pangs whether you’re feeding a tot or a teen.
I’ve written a book summarising what we’ve learnt over 20 years of dealing with the gluten free diet, and it might be just what you’re looking for. It packs the lessons we’ve learned into what I hope is a helpful and straightforward guidebook. It’s available on Amazon, as a paperback or for your Kindle…