The Celiac Scene E-News | February 2023

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


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Why GI Symptoms Persist in Some Children with Celiac Disease
Family Flees Ukraine to Get Medical Care for Celiac Son
New ACG Guidelines Suggest that Oats Can Cause an Immune Response in Some Celiacs
University of Surrey (England) Recruiting 8-16 Year Old with Celiac Disease for Study

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Jill’s Asymptomatic Journey
Two Families Share Their Difficult Road to Diagnosis
Implications of Being an Asymptomatic Celiac
Celiac Scene News Round Up


INTRODUCING B-glutenfreevictoria European-Style Desserts & Artisan Breads
The Celiac Scene Gluten-Free Products & Services

A Canadian Celiac PodcastAlkeme Artisan BakeryArt of Slow FoodBake My DayB-glutenfreevictoriaCeliac Kid Stuff • Chef Pola CulinaryCloud 9 Gluten Free Mixes • CORN THINS by Real FoodsCountry Prime Meat Snacks • El Faro Gluten Free Flour • Glutenull • Grimm’s Fine FoodsHealthbean NutritionHertel Restaurant AppHouse of Yee Premium DumplingsJenny’s Smoke Shack • MAiiZ Nixtamal TortillasMillstone Farms Stone-Milled Flours • O’DoughsPilling Foods – Good Eats • Royal NutsStella’s PerogiesTaco Revolution Mexican FoodsTilly’s Galley Gourmet MealsTOTAL PREPAREWendel’s True FoodsWild Poppy Market LadysmithWise Bites


A Warm Victoria Welcome to MeeT Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant
Floating Fish Store Opens for the Season February 4th
Saturday Roast Dinners @ El Faro Market
Sunday Brunch @ El Faro Market
Six Mile Dine Around Victoria until February 5
Floating Fish Store Resumes 10% Off Wednesdays on February 8 – Mention The Celiac Scene!
Bare Bones Fish House & Smokery – New Patio! New Menu! 
Noodlebox Opens 30th Restaurant – Stoney Creek, Ontario
2023 Safe Fries List for Vancouver Island
Maps to Hundreds of Celiac-Trusted Restaurants on Vancouver Island

Celiac-Scene-Janaury-2023-E-News-Products900˚ Wood-Fired Pizzeria900˚ Bistro Sidney • Art of Slow Food 100% Gluten-Free Cafe & BakeryBare Bones Fish & Chips 100% Gluten-Free Kitchen • Big Wheel Burger  • El Faro Fusion 100% Gluten Free RestaurantFloating Fish StoreMAiiZ Nixtamal Tortillería • NoodleboxPoke Fresh • Six Mile PubTaco Revolution 100% Gluten-Free Food Truck

* Questions to Ask When Dining Out Gluten-Free


INTRODUCING Unglued Foods – 100% Gluten Free Store in Vancouver
Super Saturday, February 4 – Pomme Natural Markets
Wholesale Club Goes Gluten-Free


Art of Slow Food Cafe & BakeryCountry Grocer • El Faro Market • Lifestyle Market & Select Stores • MAiiZ Nixtamal TortilleríaM&M Food Market Belmont Millstone Farm & OrganicsPepper’s Foods • Pomme Natural Market NanaimoThe Market StoresTOTAL PREPAREUnglued FoodsWild Poppy Market Ladysmith

Every Day – 10% Student Discount – Pepper’s Foods
Tuesdays – Pepper’s Foods Flyer
Tuesday – Wednesday – 10% Senior’s Discount – Pepper’s Foods
Thursdays – Belmont MandM Food Market
Thursdays – The Market Stores Flyer
Fridays – Country Grocer Flyer
Monthly – Lifestyle Markets Flyer
Monthly – Pomme Natural Market’s Flyer

Celiac-Scene-February-2023-E-News Events


Thursdays & Fridays – Taco Revolution at Berkley’s Corner
Saturdays – Taco Revolution Mexican Foods @ Qualicum Beach Farmers Market
Saturdays – Art of Slow Food @ Moss Street Market
Saturdays – Art of Slow Food @ Duncan Farmer’s Market
NEW! Saturdays – B-glutenfreevictoria European-Style Desserts & Artisan Bread @ Langford Station Market
Saturdays – Taco Revolution Mexican Foods & Food Truck @ Duncan Farmer’s Market
Monday – Tuesday – Taco Revolution Food Truck @ Red Arrow Brewing
Floating Fish Store Resumes 10% Off Wednesdays on February 8 – Mention The Celiac Scene!

Celiac-Scene-February-2023-E-News RecipesREAL FOOD CORN THINS RECIPE IDEAS

Tomato, Garlic Corn Thins Crumbs & Anchovy
Spiced Chickpea, Sour Cream, Mango Chutney & Spring Onion
Sweet Labneh with Passionfruit & Toasted Coconut
Wagon Wheel Slice

Instagram Fans – Be inspired by these easy peasy reels: Loaded Smashed Pea & Cheese BiteNut-Free Guilt-Free BallsDips x 3: Onion, Beet Root & Carrot LoxChoc-Top Popcorn CupsTeriyaki Casserole


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Vancouver Island Safe Fries, Onion Rings, Fish & Chips

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.