The Celiac Scene E-News | May 2020

Your Gluten-Free Guide to Victoria, Vancouver Island & the Gulf Islands
Contactless Dining • Safe Shopping • Socially Distant Events • Home Deliveries


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Introducing Gluten Free KOB – Online Baking Classes!

Learn how to bake Baguettes • Banana Bread • Bread • Cinnamon Buns • Cookies • Cupcakes • Decorating • Muffins • Pastry • Pavlova • Raisin Bread & more! 

News from The Celiac Scene

•  Is This Really the Time? FDA Relaxes Labeling Requirements for Restaurants & Manufacturers
•  Swedish Study Links Celiac Disease with Increased Mortality

A Canadian Celiac Podcast – Listen & Learn at Your Leisure!

•  Coping with Emotions During COVID – Sherry Scheideman, Celiac Counsellor
•  Foolproof Gluten-Free Muffins with Everyday Gluten Free Gourmet
•  Celiac Scene News Round Up 

Celiac Scene RestaurantsCeliac-Friendly Restaurants Continue to Serve!

900˚ Wood-Fired PizzeriaUPDATES
Big Wheel BurgerUPDATES
Floating Fish StoreUPDATES
Joint PizzeriaUPDATES
Pirate Chips NanaimoUPDATES
Rock Cod CafeUPDATES
Royal Spice Indian RestaurantUPDATES
Taco Revolution Food TruckUPDATES
Taste – A Place For CoffeeUPDATES

Hoping to reopen soon:

Rawthentic EateryUPDATES • Union Street GrillUPDATES • Wild Poppy Bakery & BistroUPDATES

Celiac-Scene-Retailers-May-2020-E-NewsGluten-Free Retailers Who Care

Abuelo’s Corn Tortilla FactoryUPDATES • Country GrocerUPDATES • Deep Cove MarketUPDATES • Lifestyle Market & Select StoresUPDATES • Mother Nature’s Market & DeliUPDATES • Pepper’s FoodsUPDATES • Pomme Natural Foods NanaimoUPDATES • Rawthentic EateryUPDATESThe Market StoresUPDATES

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

Socially-Distant Celiac Events


Friday Retailer Deliveries – Art of Slow Food Sourdough Bread
Noon Fridays – IXIM / Taco Revolution – COW OP Ordering Starts
Noon Fridays – Bake My Day – COW OP Ordering Starts
Saturdays – Art of Slow Food Sourdough Bread @ Moss Street Market
Tuesday to Saturdays – Taco Revolution Food Truck @ Red Arrow Brewing
Thursdays – IXIM / Taco Revolution @ Esquimalt Farm Market
Third Fridays (May 15) Free Facebook Session with Selena De Vries, RD

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Our Favourite Gluten-Free Products and Services

Glutenull Gluten-Free Bakery Launches e-Commerce Site
Royal Nuts – Gluten-Free, Peanut-Free – Now Available at Walmart
MyHealthyGut – Staying Strong During Strange Times

Celiac-Scene-Products-Services-May-2020-E-NewsAbuelo’s Corn Tortillas • Art of Slow FoodBake My DayBard’s Beer • Care BakeryChef Pola CulinaryCloud 9 Specialty BakeryCORN THINS by Real FoodsGlutenull – Order OnlineGluten Free KOB Online Baking ClassesGrimm’s Fine Foods • Healthbean Nutrition • Hertel MeatsMyHealthyGut AppO’DoughsPortofino Tested-to-Be-Gluten-FreeRoyal Nuts – Order OnlineWendel’s True Foods – Order onlineWise Bites – Order Online


Gluten-Free Recipes

Abuelo’s Corn Tortilla Chips Recipe for Chilaquiles
Corn Thins Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Recipe Ideas

Read Previous Editions of the e-News

April 2020March 2020February 2020January 2020December 2019November 2019October 2019September  2019August 2019July 2019June 2019


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.