Coconut Avocado and Cucumber Gazpacho is a 'free from' recipe for Food Allergy Week from Claire Power of Healthy French Wife.
Dairy and Wheat Free
Serves 2 for a small meal.
1 handful of spinach
1 handful of mint
1 clove of garlic
1 lemon juiced
250ml of coconut water
1 tsp of sea salt
1/2 tsp of chili flakes
1/2 tsp of cumin powder
Just blend all the ingredients like a smoothie in a blender.
Adjust the seasoning to taste.
Always check the labels of ingredients for any cross-contamination risks
What does Food Allergy look like in Australia?
Australia has the highest rate of food allergy worldwide, per capita, with A&AA estimating that there are more than 650,000 Australians with diagnosed food allergy.
1 in 10 babies born in Australia today will develop a food allergy before their first birthday.
Food allergies can develop at any age and many people remain undiagnosed or self-diagnosed.
There are more than 170 food known to have triggered severe allergic reactions.
Currently, there is no cure for food allergy.
For more ideas on how to get involved this Food Allergy Week, head to www.foodallergyaware.com.au