Gluten-Free Events Calendar
If it’s gluten free and happening in Victoria, Vancouver Island or the Gulf Islands, you’ll find it listed here! From tastings to contests, farmer’s markets to food trucks – this is your calendar to Gluten-Free Paradise! Join Victoria’s Gluten-Free Foodies and add a new restaurant – and possibly a new gluten-free friend – to your repertoire!
Gluten-Free Tastings at Lifestyle Markets Victoria
New to the gluten-free diet? Wish you could try before you buy pricey gluten-free food? Drop in between 12 and 2pm every second and fourth Saturday of every month and learn to love the gluten-free diet! Food, fun and information with Celiac Disease Expert, Ellen Bayens. Embrace the good life in gluten-free paradise! Check the Tasting Schedule here!
Wish you could try before you buy pricey gluten-free food? This is your chance! Join Ellen Bayens of The Celiac Scene for a fun and informative taste extravaganza! Second and fourth Saturday of every month Lifestyle Markets on Douglas Street between 12 and 2 pm. Look for Ellen’s smile in the New Bulk Department! No diagnosis or RSVP required.
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35 years ago, Schar’s founder began bringing gluten free products to those with celiac, and gluten sensitivity. Now, they are dedicated more than ever to bring the best tasting gluten-free foods to those who need it! Welcome to Canada, Schar!
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NEW! Made with 29% Dark Chocolate and Real Honey. Delicious gluten free graham style cracker coated in dark chocolate.
NEW! These traditional shortbread cookies are a melt in your mouth treat sweetened with real honey! Made with non-gmo ingredients, this treat is also lactose-free!
NEW! These delightful & delicate cookies imported from Italy are perfect for snacking but exceptional for that classic tiramisu recipe!
NEW! These crisp and delightful butter cookies are dipped in rich German Chocolate and topped with a sprinkle of sea salt – perfect pairing with your afternoon coffee. Only the finest European, non-gmo, gluten-free and preservative-free ingredients are used for Schar products.
NEW! Delicious honey grahams perfect for S’mores! Pack these for your next outdoor adventure, they are perfect for that campfire treat.
Kids and adults alike love the cheesy flavor of these savory bites. Snack from the bag, or add them to your favorite gluten-free mix.
Baked to golden crispy perfection, these breadsticks will complete your authentic Italian meal. Wrap them in prosciutto to create an excellent appetizer at your next event.
Saltine-like crackers he way you remembered them. Versatile, light and easy to digest. Scarf them down plain or as an accompaniment to your soup. An absolute must for your gluten-free pantry.
Light airy cripsbreads are the perfect guilt-less snack. Make them gourmet by adding your favorite sweet and savory toppings – perfect for entertaining. Non-Gmo, Gluten-Free & Preservative-Free.
NEW! Our most popular bread just got better by adding another great bread to the assortment with whole grains and seeds. Soft and irresistible, with just a touch of sweetness. A great choice for your favorite healthy sandwich fillings or toast toppings!
This European recipe is crafted with sourdough, millet, buckwheat, quinoa, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, and honey.
Crafted with a European recipe and baked with sourdough, millet, quinoa and honey.
Perfect for your next BBQ but great as a dinner roll or sandwich. Baked with ancient grains, fortified with vitamins and minerals and a good source of fibre.
These sought-after classics are perfect for your BBQing. Baked with ancient grains, fortified with vitamins and minerals and a good source of fiber.
Italian style Ciabatta’s are packed with ancient grains and crafted with our European recipe. Perfect for your next hot off the press panini.
Italian style Ciabatta’s are packed with ancient grains and crafted with our European recipe. Perfect for your next hot off the press panini!
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Victoria & Area Lifestyle Markets • Market on Millstream • Market on Yates • Pepper’s Foods • Quadra People’s Market • Thrifty Foods • Whole Foods • Blackberry Cove Market Place & West Coast Natural Foods, Sooke
Vancouver Island 49th Parallel, Chemainus, Ladysmith, Nanaimo • Old Country Market, Coombs • Pomme Natural Foods, Nanaimo
The sheer volume of celiac-friendly products that Lifestyle Markets carries has taken over the entire store!
Now EVERY AISLE is ‘safe for celiacs,’ thanks to their ‘Wee Gluten-Free’ shelf tags. Look for the orange labels that shout out EACH and EVERY gluten-free item in throughout the store! Same goes for Lifestyle Markets’ sister store on Cook Street and Lifestyle Select in Sidney!
View their complete Gluten-Free Product List
For more than 20 years, Lifestyle Markets on Douglas Street in Victoria, BC was known as the ‘first-stop-one-shop’ for anyone new to the diet or new to town. Lifestyle Markets offers the most comprehensive selection of gluten-free flours and baking ingredients in British Columbia.