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I\'m a busy internet marketer with time for myself. Having a gluten intolerance has been a challenge, but it\'s getting easier. Follow my adventures as I figure out what I can - and cannot - eat, where to buy it, and how to cook it.

04 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Well.ca Discount on Gluten-Free Items

Well.ca Go Gluten Free GracefullyWell.ca, my favourite online drug store that sells everything from vitamins to housewares, is currently having a sale on gluten-free products! You’ll see familiar brands like Udi’s, Glutino and Bob’s Red Mill, as well as lesser known brands like Maxwell’s Kitchen, Pamela’s Products, and Nameste Foods.

Use coupon code GOGLUTENFREE between now and May 11th to get 15% off!

Enjoy!

01 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Gluten-Free Pasta from Brands You Know

Gluten-free pasta is becoming more easily available, both at restaurants and in grocery stores. I’ve recently seen gluten-free varieties from major brands like PC Organics, Barilla and Catelli. Not only that, but grocery stores are even stocking gluten-free pastas – from these mainstream brands and long time gluten-free brands – in the regular pasta aisle.

While it’s great to see such progress in the market, I actually missed the launch of these new products because I’ve stopped going down those aisles in the grocery store!

15 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

ClubHouse Gluten-Free Gravy Mixes

Club House Gluten-Free Turkey GravyJust in time for Thanksgiving (which was this past weekend), Club House introduced gluten-free gravy mixes! This is great news for the many gravy-making-challenged folks out there (like my entire family) who also have to prepare gluten-free foods.

My mother-in-law recently saw a commercial for Club House’s gluten-free turkey gravy mix and decided to try it out with us this weekend. The instructions call for as much turkey drippings as you want (the more, the better!), plus water to a maximum of 1 cup, and the mix. Due to an unfortunate kitchen debacle, we didn’t have any drippings so the gravy was made with just water.

01 September 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Gluten Free Macaroons at Tim Hortons

Image via Huffington Post

Image via Huffington Post

Back in July, Tim Hortons introduced their first gluten-free treat – macaroons. Looks like they’re just testing the waters with this product though, as on their “What’s New” page it mentions these are only available for a limited time.

Hopefully the demand will be high enough that Tim Hortons will consider adding more gluten-free items to their menu. I know I personally avoid Tim Hortons for anything but beverages as it simply isn’t worth stopping there. In fact, it was over a month after macaroons were introduced that I spotted them, as I’m there so infrequently. I still haven’t actually tried them.

03 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

20% Off Gluten-Free Foods at Well.ca

Just a quick update to mention that Well.ca is offering 20% off gluten-free food items until July 7th!

Click here to see their gluten-free products.

27 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Gluten Free Expo Toronto

Gluten Free ExpoCanada’s Gluten Free Expo is on this weekend in Toronto. If you’re in Southern Ontario this Sunday, go check it out.

23 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Bacon is rad

My boyfriend saw this on Facebook today and I had to share.

28 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The Do’s and Don’ts of Accommodating Dietary Restrictions at Dinner Parties

This article passed through my Twitter stream today, via foodie and fellow SEO, Graywolf:

Dos and Don’ts: Accommodating Dietary Needs at Dinner Parties

Obivously this is something readers of this site will be familiar with, but it’s becoming a more common issue for regular folk as the occurrances of all dietary restrictions seems to increase.

With my group of friends, the protocol for dealing with dietary restrictions was established early, with two of my highschool friends being vegetarian. It became an unspoken rule that when we got together for meals, they brought their own if they couldn’t eat what was being served. In our younger years, we’d usually just get together for barbeques, so the vegetarians only had to supply their own meat substitute.

08 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Dish Freely: Find Gluten-Free Dishes at Restaurants

Dish Freely is a new iPhone app I just found out about that helps those eating gluten-free find dishes at nearby restaurants that they are able to eat. Users can also add new restaurants and dishes, and rate the ones they’ve tried.

I cannot tell you how awesome an idea I think this is. I’m a huge fan of location-based apps, food apps, and well… apps in general (I do work in mobile marketing, afterall). Combining those with  a tool that helps me find food I can eat safely is just brilliant. And with the numbers of people eating gluten-free increasing every week, an app like this is going to be so helpful to so many people.

17 February 2012 ~ 3 Comments

Pizza Crust Comparison: Topper’s vs. Pizzaville

In my first gluten-free pizza crust comparison, I looked at Pizza Pizza and Pizza Nova. With more and more pizza chains coming out with gluten-free crusts, I’ve been able to test out a few more. This time, I’m comparing Topper’s and Pizzaville.