The Celiac Scene E-News | November 2019

Your Gluten-Free Guide to Victoria, Vancouver Island & the Gulf Islands!
Dining! Shopping! Food Trucks! Craft Fairs! Farmers’ Markets! More! 

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Celiac Scene Empress LogoNEWS FROM THE CELIAC SCENE
•   Are You Certain Your Soup is Gluten-Free?
•    Nanoparticle Therapy – Potential to Reverse Celiac Disease
•    Jess Pirnak, RD – Working to Support the Newly Diagnosed
•    Restaurant Imposes Hipster Surcharge for Gluten-Free Fakers
•    Celiac Disease: What Your Pharmacist Needs to Know
•    2019 Gluten-Free Candy List by Selena De Vries, RD
•    How to Handle Holidays by Everyday Gluten Free Gourmet
•    Rethinking Cross Contamination – No Need to Be So Careful?
•    Does BC Ferries Have Anything to Offer the Gluten Free?

 


PODCASTS: On-Demand Audio on Topics that Matter to the Gluten-Free

•    Autism and the Gluten-Free Diet
•    Gluten-Free Cruising
•    Food Bullying in the Workplace
•    Celiac Scene News Round Up


RSVP Today for Mid-Island Christmas Buffet November 24

SPECIAL EVENTS

•    Bake My Day @ Creative Craft Fair – Fri-Sat-Sun Nov 8-10
•    Bake My Day @ First Chance Christmas Craft Fair – Sat-Sun, Nov 9 & 10
•    Kelowna Support Group Meeting – Selena De Vries – November 13
•    FREE FRIDAY SESSION – Ask the Celiac Dietitian – November 15
•    Victoria Gluten-Free Living Class – November 16
•    Bake My Day @ Victoria Christmas Craft Show – Sat-Sun, Nov 16-17
•    Whole 30 Meal Planning Worskhop – Wild Poppy Bakery – November 17
•    Benjamin’s Bites at Glenlyon Norfolk’s School Fair – November 23
•    Bake My Day @ Christmas in a Manger – Sat-Sun, Nov 23-24
•    Bake My Day @ Kris Kringle Craft Market – Sat-Sun, Nov 23-24
•    CANCELLED Bake My Day @ Deck the Halls – Sat-Sun, Nov 23-24
•    Nanaimo Wow Saturday @ Pomme Natural Market – November 30

Celiac-Scene-Gluten-Free-Events-November-2019REGULAR EVENTS

•    Taco Revolution at 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 Special @ 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
•    WOLF  Meal Prep Victoria @ Place Your Order – Sunday to Thursday

Visit bit.ly/GlutenFreeVancouverIsland for more gluten-free happenings!
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OUR FAVOURITE GLUTEN-FREE PRODUCTS & SERVICES

•    Benjamin’s Bites by Special Order

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Abuelo’s Corn TortillasArt of Slow Food • Bake My Day • Bard’s BeerBenjamin’s Bites • 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

•    Union Street Grill Refreshes their Menu – Just in Time for Christmas!

 

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


FABULOUS GLUTEN-FREE SHOPPING – VANCOUVER ISLAND

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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 – Follow The Celiac Scene Facebook Page for Daily Updates

•    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


GLUTEN-FREE RECIPES

Gluten Free Turkey Feast by Everyday Gluten Free Gourmet
CORN THINS Recipe Ideas


2019 GLUTEN-FREE RAST 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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