The Celiac Scene E-News | September 2019

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

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NEWS FROM THE CELIAC SCENE

•    Sign Up for Selena De Vries, RD Online Course – Celiac Disease
•    Back to School with Celiac Disease, Allergies & Food Sensitivities
•    44% of Screened First-Degree Relatives Had Celiac Disease
•    Calgary Food Bank Seeking Gluten-Free Volunteers
•    Medical Columnist Sticks Up for Celiacs
•    Scientists Determine that T-Cells Trigger Immediate Symptoms in Celiacs
•    Dermatitis Herpetiformis – Still a Medical Mystery
•    European Society for the Study of Celiac Disease Updates Diagnosis Guidelines


celiac scene social media september 2019SOCIAL MEDIA DISCUSSIONS

•    Do You Dare to Dine at  A&W?
•    Boy Who Bullied a Celiac Became Best Friend
•    Question! What would you like to be able to buy – fresh – from a gluten-free bakery?
•    What do you tell your celiac teenager  about ‘safe sex’ i.e. kissing someone who has eaten gluten?
•    Join the Petition for Gluten-Free Options at Tim Hortons


celiac scene podcasts september 2019PODCASTS: On-Demand Audio on Topics that Matter to the Gluten-Free

•    Interviews with Celiac Kids at Summer Camp
•    Selena De Vries, RD Weighs in on the Beyond Burger™
•    Can Celiac Disease Affect Your Mental Health?
•    Everyday Gluten Free Gourmet’s Summer Eating Tips
•    Celiac Scene News Round Up


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SPECIAL EVENTS

•    Bake My Day Tasting in Victoria – Friday, September 6
•    Bake My Day – James Bay Market – Saturdays – September 7, 14, 21 & 28
•    Bake My  Day @ Metchosin Day – Sunday, September 8
•    Kelowna Celiac Support Meeting – Wednesday, September 18th
•    Selena De Vries, RD Online Course – Celiac Disease – Thursday, September 19
•    FREE! Ask the Dietitian Virtual Office Hour Friday, September 20
•    Victoria Gluten-Free Living Class – Saturday, September 21st
•    Benjamin’s Bites – Esquimalt Farmer’s Market – Thursdays,  September 12 & 19
•    Bake My Day – LAST Oak Bay Night Market – Wednesday, September 11
•    Nanaimo Wow Saturday – Pomme Natural Market – Saturday, September 28

REGULAR GLUTEN-FREE 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
•    Abuelo’s Tortilla Chips @ Comox Valley Farmer’s Market – Saturdays
•    Bake My Day @ Duncan Farmer’s Market – Saturdays
•    WOLF Meal Prep Victoria @ Place Your Order – Sunday to Thursday
•    Taco Revolution @ Cedar Farmer’s Market – Sundays

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

•    Wise Bites! The Sweet Snack for Smarter Snackers!
•    Total Prepare Inc Certified Gluten-Free, Freeze-Dried Meals – Good Food for the Great Outdoors!

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Abuelo’s Corn Tortillas • Bake My Day • Bard’s BeerBenjamin’s Bites • Care Bakery • Chef Pola Culinary • Cloud 9 Specialty Bakery • CORN THINS by Real Foods • Duinkerken Foods •  Gluten 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

•    Pirate Chips Nanaimo Daily Specials
•    Dinghy Dock Pub in Nanaimo Newest Addition to the Safe French Fry List

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900˚ Wood-Fired PizzeriaBig Wheel Burger • Floating Fish Store • Joint Pizzeria • Noodle Box • Pirate Chips Nanaimo • Rawthentic 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

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•    Back to School Recipe Ideas from Real Foods CORN THINS
•    Nanaimo Ice Cream Bars by Everyday Gluten Free Gourmet
•    Everyday Gluten Free Gourmet’s Summer Eating Tips


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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