Introducing the Spring 2017 Graduating Class – The Uncommon Carrot in Sooke!
The Celiac Scene is pleased to report that five bright-eyed and bushy-tailed new employees successfully completed The Uncommon Carrot’s intensive Gluten-Free Training Program, graduating with a complete understanding of celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis and non-celiac gluten sensitivity! Here’s to their bright, gluten-free futures- and ours!
Owner Kerry Cavers supports her employees from the gluten-free ground up, empowering them with the information that The Uncommon Carrot’s customers need – and most certainly deserve! All passed with flying colours – and better yet, two are pursuing their Ph.D. in CD. In other words, they will be going to their GP’s with a request for the simple, pre-screening blood test for celiac disease – covered by MSP. Click here for more info.
- The Uncommon Carrot – 2000 Townsend Rd in Sooke (right behind Route 14)
- Hours Mon-Fri 8am to 4pm Sat-Sun 9am-4pm 250-514-4484
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Juices, Smoothies and Clean-Eating Foods Have Arrived in Sooke!
The Uncommon Carrot is a dedicated 100% gluten-free zone, completely safe for celiacs, their family and friends! The ‘UC’ offers juices and smoothies and a growing selection of gluten-free items – to eat in – or order to go. Unless otherwise indicated, the ‘UC’ is dedicated to offering vegan, dairy-free and nut-free options. Uncommon Carrot FAQs
“The “UC” is a hub for conversation, laughter, learning and eating well on the go. Looking to eat clean? We’ll support you. Need a meet up spot? Come on in for a smoothie. Want gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan foods fast? We got you,” says owner, Kerry Cavers.
“More than just a smoothie and juice bar; we will be a safe haven for restricted eaters, a comfortable hang out for moms with kids, a resource and support network for everyone wanting to change their eating habits.”
Check out the UC’s Complete Menu to eat-in or to-go!
Cold-Pressed Juices – Drinks with names like Deep Clean, MacGyver, Beets by Dr J, License to Kale, Bright Eyes and Power-Aid are made in small batches. Available in sample packs or flats.
• Creamy Red Curry Cauliflower Soup • Potato Corn Chowder • Black Bean & Sweet Potato Bake •
• Smokey Chickpea & Sweet Potato Chili with Lime • Lentil, Leek & Cauliflower Stew •
• Pumpkin Pie (DF) • Caramel Apple • Surprise Me Pie • Lemon with Raspberry (DF) •
• Butter Tarts • Strawberry Rhubarb Tarts • Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Tart •
Shop from a carefully curated selection of local gluten-free favourites and trusted allergen-free foods at The UC. Dry goods, fresh local organic produce and the UC’s Go Food line of frozen slow-cooker meals await you. No more driving into Langford or Colwood to get gluten-free staples, meals-to-go or yummy treats!
Right next door to The Uncommon Carrot is Route 14, your last chance to your last chance to enjoy a Bard’s Gluten-Free Beer before you surf Jordan River, trek the West Coast Trail, party in Port Renfrew or drive the Pacific Marine Route to Lake Cowichan. Between these two amazing gluten-free-friendly establishments, you can be healthy, have fun and vice versa!
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