The Celiac Scene E-News | March 2021

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


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Enter to Win a Gluten-Free Picnic Basket from Grimm’s Fine Foods!
COWICHAN BAY! Enter to Win 1 of 4 x $25 Rock Cod Cafe Gift Cards


Microneedle Patch – Non-Invasive Biomarker May be Way of the Future
What is Wheat Starch and is it Safe for Celiacs?
Medical Inertia to Blame for Delayed / Missed Celiac Disease Diagnoses
Test Could Preclude Gluten Challenge in Some Patients Who Have Already Gone Gluten Free
Something Celiacs Can Relate to: COVID-19 Virus May Prompt Body to Attack Itself

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Selena De Vries, RD


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Daughter’s Difficult Journey to Diagnosis
Jenny Jager’s Riveting Diagnosis Story
Interview with Producer Glutened – The Film
Celiac Scene News Round Up

Celiac-Scene-March-2021-E-News-Online-ClassesONLINE COOKING & BAKING CLASSES – Enjoy them in the comfort of your own kitchen!

Everyday Gluten Free Gourmet Virtual Class Calendar

  • Rice Noodle Soup • Mastering GF Pastry • Breading & Batter • How to Use GF Flour

KOB Gluten-Free Mini Baking Course

  • GF Flour • Pumpkin Date Muffin • Nana’s Chewy Ginger Cookies • BBQ or Oven Pizza Crust • Bagels

KOB Gluten Free Recipe for Fish and Chips
Real Food CORN THINS Recipe Ideas!

Taco Revolution Mexican Foods 250 x 300GLUTEN-FREE PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Taco Revolution Tortillas, Chips, Salsas & Seasonings Now In Stores
El Faro Flour Now at Pepper’s Foods, Pomme & The Market Stores
MAiiZ Nixtamal Tortellería Moves to Fisgard
Hertel Meats Launches New Website
House of Yee Potstickers Now at Pomme & Fairway Quadra
Bake My Day Victoria Delivery March 27 – Stay TunedCeliac-Scene-March-2021-E-News-ProductsArt of Slow FoodBake My DayBard’s BeerCare BakeryChef Pola CulinaryCloud 9 Specialty BakeryCORN THINS by Real FoodsEl Faro Gluten Free FlourEveryday Gluten Free GourmetGlutenullGluten Free KOB Online Baking ClassesGrimm’s Fine FoodsHealthbean NutritionHertel MeatsHouse of Yee Premium DumplingsMAiiZ Nixtamal TortillasO’DoughsRoyal NutsTaco Revolution Mexican FoodsTilly’s Galley Gourmet MealsTOTAL PREPAREWendel’s True FoodsWild Poppy Market LadysmithWise Bites


Every Day – Taco Revolution Food Truck @ Red Arrow Brewing
Tuesday & Friday Retailer Deliveries – Art of Slow Food Sourdough Bread
Saturdays – Art of Slow Food @ Moss Street Market
Saturdays – Art of Slow Food @ Duncan Farmer’s Market
Bake My Day Victoria Delivery March 27 – Stay Tuned

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Celiac-Friendly Restaurants

Cowichan Bay! Rock Cod Cafe in Re-Opens March 3rd
Six Mile Pub Dine Around Continues to March 8th
Floating Fish Store Open for the Season

Celiac-Scene-March-2021-Restaurants900˚ Wood-Fired Pizzeria • Big Wheel Burger  • El Faro Fusion 100% Gluten Free Restaurant  • Floating Fish StoreJoint Pizzeria • Noodle BoxPoke Fresh • Rawthentic EateryRock Cod Cafe • Six Mile PubTaco Revolution Food Truck

Pirate Chips NanaimoSoon to reopen

Celiac-Scene-March-2021-E-News-RetailersCeliac-Friendly Retailers

Country Grocer • Deep Cove Market  • Lifestyle Market & Select Stores • MAiiZ Nixtamal Tortillería • Mother Nature’s Market & Deli  • Pepper’s Foods • Pomme Natural Foods Nanaimo  • Rawthentic Eatery • The Market StoresTOTAL PREPARE • Wild Poppy Market Ladysmith

Discount & 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
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

Read Previous Editions of the e-News

February 2021January 2021December 2020November 2020October 2020September 2020August 2020July 2020June 2020May 2020April 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.