Gluten-Free Living Class – Saturday, November 19 – Victoria

Do you want or need to go gluten-free?
Dial into the diet • Get your gluten-free game on for Christmas • Enjoy a happier and healthier 2017!
RSVP ASAP to [email protected] to reserve your spot. Next class is next year.

Gluten Free LIving Classes

Next classes – January 21 & February 18, 2017

A crash course on transitioning to a gluten-free diet open to anyone wishing to address wheat and gluten allergies or sensitivities, as well as those who have been diagnosed with celiac disease. Led by knowledgeable celiac volunteers, this intense two hour session covers what to eat and what not to, where to shop, where to dine and generally how to live  gluten free in Victoria, Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. The class will orient and assure. You are not alone in making this huge lifestyle adjustment!

Provided at no cost to Canadian Celiac Association (CCA) members and accompanying  family or friends.  Join the CCA at the class for $65. Pre-registration required. [email protected]. Classes November 19, 2016, January 21 & February 18, 2017

Receive a host of helpful information and a Celiac Scene GF Goodie Bag to Go! 
Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Living Gluten-Free with Thrifty Foods • Abuelo’s Corn Tortillas • Bake My Day • Bard’s Beer • Benjamin’s Bites  • Cascadia Gluten-Free Foods • Cloud 9 Specialty BakeryCorn Thins by Real Foods • Country GrocerDeep Cove Market  • Gluten-Free Beginnings by Lisa Cankier & Kathy Smart • Gluten-Free Resource Directory – Canada • Glutenull • Great Bear Paleo Bites • Grimm’s Fine Foods • Hertel Meats • Lifestyle Markets & Select Stores • Noodle Box • Okanagan Rawsome • Pepper’s FoodsPortofino Tested-to-Be-Gluten-Free • Rock Cod CafeRoute 14 Sooke • Royal Nuts • Sante Gluten-Free Cafe • SCREAMIN BROTHERS • Stella’s Perogies & Ravioli • Taco Revolution Food Truck • The Joint Pizzeria •  Thrifty Foods • Total Prepare • Wendels True Foods • Wild Poppy Bakery & Bistro • Wise Bites




Benjamin's Bites




Real Foods Corn Thins

Country Grocer

Deep Cove Market


Gluten Free Beginnings


Glutenull 300 x 250


Grimm's Fine Foods

Hertel Meats


Lifestyle Markets & Select Stores


Okanagan Rawsome 300 x 250


grocery cadboro


Route 14 Sooke

Rock Cod 300 x 250

Royal Nuts


Screamin Brothers

Stella's Gluten-Free Perogies Ravioli


The Joint 2016

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Wendel's 300 x 250

emergency preparedness

Wild Poppy Bakery & Bistro


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Living Gluten Free

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If you are living gluten free,  Thrifty Foods has got you covered! From cooking staples to bakery indulgences, Thrifty Foods offers tasty, gluten-free options in every aisle.  Recipes, support and everything you need to make your gluten-free lifestyle easy, healthy and totally satisfying!

BROWSE ALL Gluten-Free Sales
BROWSE NEW Gluten-Free Products
BROWSE Gluten-Free Vitamins and Supplements
BROWSE SALES Gluten Free Vitamins and Supplements

Thrifty Foods Tasting Panel are experts at innovating. They’ve made substitutions in hundreds of recipes, recreated them in their test kitchen and taste-tested them until they are just right. All we need to do is shop, slice and dice for guaranteed deliciousness! Learn more

 Gluten-Free Recipes Thrifty Foods

Gluten-Free Recipes! Thrifty Foods shows you how on Pinterest!

• Gluten-Free Menu Planning
• Search by Characteristic i.e. gluten-free, dairy-free, low sodium …
• Search by Type of Dish i.e. appetizer, beverage, breakfast …
• Search by Ingredient i.e. chicken, avocado, fish, salad and even prep times and themes …

Gluten Free Living Classes

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Learn How to Be Gluten Free! Two-hour information sessions are open to anyone adversely affected by gluten: celiacs, gluten sensitive, and the wheat allergic. No diagnosis needed. Learn how to eat and live gluten free from the experts: the Victoria Chapter of the Canadian Celiac Association. Receive information, optimism and plenty of gluten-free goodies to go from The Celiac Scene.

Registered Dietitian

Meet Jessalyn

Thrifty Foods is proud to have been one of the first grocery companies to offer customers personalized, in-store support from a Registered Dietitian. Jessalyn O’Donnell loves introducing people to great food choices, delicious recipe ideas and useful tips for living a gluten-free lifestyle. Contact Jessalyn.

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If you’d like to be first to know about great new products, contact Jessalyn. She’ll make sure you will be among the first to know!

Tours Gluten Free Living

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As Manager  of Nutrition Services, Jessalyn loves  to introduce people to great food choices. Join her in-store for a stroll through the aisles where she’ll show you how to connect the dots between great gluten-free food products and good health.  Jessalyn is an expert at managing complex nutritional needs, food sensitivities or allergies.

Gluten Free Resources

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