The Celiac Scene E-News | January 2020

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Celiac Scene Empress LogoNews from The Celiac Scene

•    Kelowna Camp Celiac 2020 Waitlist Opens
•    Free Friday Facebook Session with Selena De Vries, RD
•    Cross-Contract Controversy Continues
•    Celiac Disease Expert Solves 50 Year-Old Medical Mystery
•    Are You Gluten Free? Here’s What’s Happening in 2020!
•    Study Shows Connection Between Psoriasis and Celiac Disease
•    Celiac Disease – Is it Affecting Your Body Image?
•    Is the Gluten-Free Diet Making You Feel Lonely?
•    15 Things We Wish People Knew About Celiac Disease
•    17 Questions Celiacs Ask – And Why We Ask Them!

Podcasts:  Topics that Matter to the Gluten-Free

•    Happy Birthday! A Canadian Celiac Podcast Turns Two!
•    Celiac Scene January Podcast Round Up

Our Favourite Gluten-Free Products and Services

•   Bard’s Beer Trademarks Truly Gluten-Free Beer
•   Symptom Tracking & Report Creation by MyHealthyGut i-Phone App
•   Celiac Disease & Emergency Preparedness
•   MyHealthyGut at Gluten Free Expo in Vancouver – January 11 & 12
•  Bard’s Beer at Gluten Free Expo in Vancouver – January 11 & 12

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Abuelo’s Corn TortillasArt of Slow Food • Bake My Day • Bard’s Beer • Care Bakery • Chef Pola Culinary • Cloud 9 Specialty Bakery • CORN THINS by Real FoodsGluten Free Resource Directory Canada • Glutenull • Grimm’s Fine FoodsHealthbean Nutrition • Hertel Meats • Hornby Organic Energy BarsMCLEAN MEATSMyHealthyGut App • O’Doughs • Portofino Tested-to-Be-Gluten-FreePure NutritionTaco Revolution Event Catering • TOTAL PREPARETwo StickersWay of Life Foods Meal Prep & DeliveryWendel’s True FoodsWild Poppy Bakery • Wise Bites


Our Favourite Celiac-Friendly Restaurants 

•    2020 Vancouver Island Safe Fries List (+ Onion Rings, Calamari, Chicken Strips, S’mores & More!)
•    Get Set for a Great 2020 with Rawthentic Eatery

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900˚ Wood-Fired PizzeriaBig Wheel BurgerDosa Paragon • Floating Fish Store • Joint Pizzeria • Noodle Box • Pirate Chips NanaimoPoke FreshRawthentic Eatery • Rock Cod Cafe • Royal Spice Indian Restaurant • Six Mile Pub • Taco Revolution Food TruckTaste – A Place For Coffee • Union Street Grill • Wild Poppy Bakery & Bistro • Victoria GF Foodies


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Special Events on Vancouver Island

•   Greater Victoria! Register Now – The Art of Slow Food Sourdough Workshop – March 15th
•   Gluten-Free Living Class – Saturday, January 25
•   Wow Saturday – Pomme Natural Market Nanaimo – January 25

Regular Gluten-Free Events on Vancouver Island

•    Daily Specials @ Rawthentic Eatery
•    Daily Specials @ Union Street Grill
•    Daily Feature Sheet @ Six Mile Pub
•    Taco Revolution @ Red Arrow Brewing – $3 Tuesdays
•    Kids Eat Free @Pirate Chips Nanaimo – Tuesdays
•    All You Can Eat Fish & Chips @ Pirate Chips Nanaimo – Wednesdays
•    20% Discount @ Floating Fish Store – Wednesdays
•    Vegetable Biriyani @ Dosa Paragon – Thursdays
•    Taco Revolution Food Truck @ Small Block Brewery – Thursdays
•    Chicken Biriyani @ Dosa Paragon – Fri-Sat-Sun
•    The Art of Slow Food Sourdough Bread – Moss Street Market – Saturdays
•    Bake My Day @ Duncan Farmer’s Market – Saturdays

Visit bit.ly/GlutenFreeVancouverIsland for more gluten-free happenings!
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Our Favourite Gluten-Free Retailers

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Abuelo’s Corn Tortilla FactoryBake My Day Factory Outlet •  Country Grocer • Deep Cove Market • Lifestyle Market & Select Stores • Mother Nature’s Market & Deli • Pepper’s Foods • Pomme Natural Foods Nanaimo • Rawthentic Eatery • The Market Stores • TOTAL PREPARE • Wild Poppy Bakery & BistroWOLF Meal Prep & Delivery Victoria

Gluten-Free Sale Days

•   SUNDAY – THURSDAY – WOLF Meal Prep
•   TUESDAYS – PEPPER’S FOODS
•   WEDNESDAYS – THE MARKET STORES
•   FRIDAYS – COUNTRY GROCER
•   MONTHLY – LIFESTYLE MARKETS & SELECT
•   MONTHLY – MOTHER NATURE MARKET & DELI
•   MONTHLY – POMME NATURAL MARKET NANAIMO


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Gluten-Free Recipes

•   Decadent Desserts by Real Foods Corn Thins


2020 GLUTEN-FREE FAST FOOD LIST!
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
•    Back of the Menu – Restaurant Resource

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.

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