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If you love good food...


... but are on a gluten-free diet, yeast-free, egg-free, low-fat, palaeolithic, nightshade-free, the Best Bet Diet, or are sensitive to dairy products, allergic to nuts, or just want to eat naturally, healthily and in season… welcome to Sensitive Foodies: the one-stop site for discerning foodies on restrictive diets.

Find out what's in season below. Try the recipes on our Eating In page. Go to Eating Out to find places to eat. Learn more about Food Sensitivities, and pick up Foodie Tips on tasty alternatives to everyday food and drink. And if you’re going abroad, use our Eating Away translated foodie phrases. Enjoy! Lisa and Kathy x
 
What's in season in July?
Hooray, summer's here! Time for salads, picnics, barbecues, and al fresco get-togethers! Indoors or out, there's really no excuse not to eat fresh, tasty, healthy and colourful with what's in season this month!

Fruit and veg: apricots, asparagus, aubergine, beetroot, blueberries, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, courgettes, fennel, gooseberries, lettuce, loganberries, nectarines, new potatoes, oyster mushrooms, peaches, plums, radishes, raspberries, rhubarb, sage, samphire, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, watercress.

Sustainable fish and light meat: crab, clams, Dover sole, haddock, halibut, herring, John Dory, lemon sole, mackerel, pike, pilchards, plaice, salmon, sardines, sea bass, sea trout, wood pigeon.

July Recipes:
In-season crudités of carrots, celery or cauliflower with Baba Ghanoush (Aubergine Dip), Mango Salsa or Smoked Mackerel and Tuna Pâté
A colourful cornucopia of salads: Radish Salad, Greek-ish salad, Orange and Watercress Salad, Red Rice Salad, Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Salad, Courgette and Carrot Salad, or  Special Niçoise Salad - a meal in itself.
Seasonal treats from the sea: Portuguese-Style Clams or Baked Sea Bass with Fennel and Samphire,
and for the barbecue: Mustard-infused Barbecue Chicken or Baked Bananas.
If you still have room for dessert, how about Stewed Plums or Summer Fruit Salad? They're both great with Mango Sorbet or just a dash of Maple Syrup; read about the nutritional properties of Maple Syrup here.
 

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