The Celiac Scene E-News | December 2020

Your Gluten-Free Guide to Victoria, Vancouver Island & the Gulf Islands


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Celiac-Scene-NewsNews from The Celiac Scene

Wild Poppy Market Ladysmith Gets Gluten-Free Bill of Health
Do Antibiotics in Childhood Increase the Risk Factor for Celiac Disease?
Gluten-Free Oreo Cookies Coming in 2021
Celiacs Not at Higher Risk of Contracting COVID-19
KOB Gluten-Free Christmas Traditions e-Book $7.99
Everyday Gluten Free Gourmet – Christmas Gifts for a Gluten-Free Kitchen

Selena’s Instagram Corner

Q & A Instagram Tuesdays with Selena De Vries, RD
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A-Canadian-Celiac-PodcastA Canadian Celiac Podcast – Listen & Learn at Your Leisure!

Doggie Bag Study Suggests that Gluten is Unavoidable
Gluten-Free Food Guide for Young Celiacs
M&M Food Markets Continue to Amaze
Celiac Scene News Round Up

Celiac-Scene-December-2020-E-News RestaurantsCeliac-Friendly Restaurants

Big Wheel Burger 5 Island Locations
Big Wheel Burger Gift Cards
Six Mile Pub Gift Certificates
Rawthentic Eatery Gift Certificates
900 Degrees Wood-Fired Pizza Gift Certificates
Poke Fresh – Purchase a $35 Gift Cert – Enjoy a Medium Poke Bowl Yourself

More Gift Certificate Suggestions

900˚ Wood-Fired PizzeriaUPDATESBig Wheel BurgerUPDATESFloating Fish StoreClosed for the season • Joint PizzeriaUPDATESNoodle BoxUPDATESPirate Chips NanaimoUPDATESPoke FreshUPDATESRawthentic EateryUPDATESRock Cod CafeClosed for the season  • Six Mile PubUPDATESTaco Revolution Food TruckUPDATES

Socially-Safe Celiac Events

Celiac-Scene-December-2020-E-News Events
Bake My Day Victoria Christmas Delivery – December 9 Order Deadline
Every Day – Taco Revolution Food Truck @ Red Arrow Brewing
Tuesday & Friday Retailer Deliveries – Art of Slow Food Sourdough Bread
Noon Thursdays – IXIM / Taco Revolution – COW OP Ordering Starts
Noon Thursdays – Bake My Day – COW OP Ordering Starts
Saturdays – Art of Slow Food @ Moss Street Market
NEW! Saturdays – Art of Slow Food @ Duncan Farmer’s Market

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Our Favourite Gluten-Free Products and Services

Celiac-Scene-December-2020-E-News Products & Services

Introducing MAiiZ Nixtamal Tortillas
Introducing Tilly’s Galley Easy Gourmet Meals
Wise Bites Christmas Baskets
Introducing TOTAL PREPARE Freeze-Dried Meals
Be Wowed by Wendel’s Christmas Baking!
The Art of Slow Foods Arrives at Retailers Across Vancouver Island

Make a Purchase for a Friend

Celiac-Scene-December-2020-E-News RetailersOur Favourite Celiac-Friendly Retailers

Introducing MAiiZ Nixtamal Tortillería
Wild Poppy Market Ladysmith Gets Gluten-Free Bill of Health

Discounts & Sale Days

Every Day – 10% Student Discount – Pepper’s Foods
Tuesdays – Pepper’s Foods Flyer
Tuesdays – 7% Senior & Student Discount Days – Mother Nature’s Market & Deli
Tuesday – Wednesday – 10% Senior’s Discount – Pepper’s Foods
Thursdays – The Market Stores Flyer
Fridays – Country Grocer Flyer
Monthly – Lifestyle Markets Flyer
Monthly – Mother Nature’s Market & Deli Flyer
Monthly – Pomme Natural Market’s Flyer

Gluten-Free Recipes

Celiac-Scene-December-2020-E-News Recipes

Grimm’s Fine Foods – Gluten-Free Recipes Galore
KOB Gluten-Free Complete Christmas Baking Class $7.99
Musings by Mia – Savoury Fall Galette
Real Food CORN THINS Recipe Ideas!
Musings by Mia – Gluten-Free Pork Buns

Read Previous Editions of the e-News

November 2020October 2020September 2020August 2020July 2020June 2020May 2020April 2020March 2020February 2020January 2020


Did you know that more than 60 gluten-free fast-food restaurants in Canada and a whopping 250 restaurants across the United States make an online commitment to meeting the needs of the gluten free. Note that gluten-free ingredients and offerings vary by country.

Gluten-Free Guide to Fast Food Dining – Canada
Gluten-Free Guide to Fast Food Dining – USA

Remember – these listings are a guide, NOT a guarantee. ALWAYS Ask Gluten-Free Questions and determine for yourself whether any given location, chef or server can deliver on their gluten-free promise.