Gluten Free

3 Gluten-Free Recipes For Comforting Winter Soups

Miriam Pearl | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Living
Miriam Pearl

I gather fall ingredients and pack up the freezer just like the squirrels that can be seen gathering and burying nuts and seeds for the winter months. This time of year is dedicated to squirreling away containers and freezer baggies of all our fall family favourites.

The Health Benefits Of Not Going Wheat-Free

Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P | Posted 10.28.2015 | Canada Living
Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P

Dr. William Davis writes, "Modern grains are silently destroying your brain." That's right, a credible doctor told the public that wheat is killing us. Stephen Yafa argues that Davis' Wheat Belly misinformed the public about wheat: it is not the grain itself that is bad for us, but rather how the grain is processed.

Everyday Eats: Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins For Breakfast!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.20.2015 | Canada Living


Everyday Eats: Wednesday's Menu Is Nutritious Yet Delicious

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Living

Bon appétit!

7 Tips to a Great Gluten-Free, Allergen-Friendly Halloween

Miriam Pearl | Posted 10.05.2015 | Canada Parents
Miriam Pearl

Getting ready for a gluten-free, peanut-free or anything else free Halloween just needs a little more diligence from you with a little extra planning and some close attention to candy ingredients so no one you love gets tricked by treats!

5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Thanksgiving

Dr. B.J. Hardick | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. B.J. Hardick

Thanksgiving is upon us once more, and with it comes enticing treats and splurges that we might otherwise pass on during the rest of the year. Will you still be giving thanks after your feast, or will you be left bloated and regretful?

Everyday Eats: A Wednesday Menu With Something For Everyone!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Living


What to Do Next After Being Diagnosed With Celiac Disease

Miriam Pearl | Posted 09.16.2015 | Canada Living
Miriam Pearl

You're not alone. I remember the first time the doctor called me to tell me my son had celiac disease. I was horrified! It's alright to cry, get angry, lose your cool. It's alright to mourn the loss of gluten from your life. Breathe, accept the diagnosis and trust that you will get there. After a few months, life gets easier and the celiac patient starts to feel better.

12 Delicious Ways to Serve Gluten-Free Foods on a Stick

Miriam Pearl | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Living
Miriam Pearl

Kids have the right idea. They eat food off sticks like nobody's business. Cake pops, chocolate covered marshmallows, frozen treats on a stick, but I wonder, hey why not good-for-you-food too and how about us grownups? This is where I say "Skew it," let's have some fun and put all the colours of the rainbow on sticks, let's make magnificent mini versions of the food we all love to eat and skew 'em all!

Six of My Best Time-Saver Tips for the Busy Cook

Miriam Pearl | Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada Living
Miriam Pearl

There is constant food prep for each child you have with celiac or allergies; three meals a day plus snacks seven days a week, 365 days a year. At first I was scrambling trying to figure out what to feed my kids until I learned to manage it all with these six simple time-saving ways to prepare meals and snacks. Today this is my gift to you!

This 'Ice Cream' Has Only 2 Ingredients

Carolyn Berry | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

Best eaten right away, but can also be put into an airtight container and frozen.

9 Gluten-Free Recipes That Will Have You Thinking Outside The Bun

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.10.2015 | Canada Living

Ham and cheese may be sure to please, but would you believe mushroom cap burgers will too? Whether you're cutting back on bread for calories purpos...

How to Make Grain-Free Almond Bread

Meghan Telpner | Posted 06.27.2015 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

This was one of the first ever recipes I created for my blog, and it has since gone through numerous variations. I have been loving this bread with pretty much everything on it. It is great topped with a simple bruschetta mix with chopped heirloom tomatoes, fresh basil, some minced garlic, olive oil and sea salt.

Sorghum: The New Must-have Gluten-free Ancient Grain

Jane Dummer | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Why is sorghum the new must-have ancient grain for your menu? In addition to being gluten-free, sorghum is a non-GMO, nutrient-dense whole grain with a variety of culinary applications. The whole grain is small and behaves similarly to seeds such as quinoa but with less fat. It also has a neutral colour, a chewy texture, and a slightly sweet flavour, making it suitable for a range of recipes.

Do You Know How These Foods Affect Your Mood?

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 04.15.2015 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

Bananas contain dopamine and a wealth of B-vitamins which help to boost mood. They are especially rich in vitamin B6 which helps to calm the nervous system. Bananas are packed with magnesium which promotes a positive mood. Blueberries and black berries contain anthocyanins, which are antioxidants that help your brain to produce dopamine.

How to Make Crispy Gluten-Free Ginger Cookies

Meghan Telpner | Posted 03.14.2015 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

What better way to ease into this fresh new year than to settle in with some fresh baked gluten-free ginger cookies?

Companies Must Act Responsibly When Using the Power of Suggestion

Nick Cowling | Posted 01.19.2015 | Canada Business
Nick Cowling

Since trust plays a big factor in listening to what we're being told, corporations have the responsibility to provide messages that are both accurate and in the best interests of their audiences. Time and time again, however, we see the power of suggestion being used in a misguided and sometimes even destructive way.

Many Gluten-Free Products Break Health Canada Rules

CBC | Posted 12.24.2014 | Canada Business

Going gluten-free? You’re not the only one. Celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow and Miley Cyrus are aglow about the benefits of a gluten-free diet...

Reduce The Symptoms Of Celiac Disease... With A Worm?!

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.26.2014 | Canada Living

A small pilot study achieved big results, reducing symptoms of Celiac's disease -- the autoimmune disorder that requires a gluten-free diet -- by infe...

20 Problems Only Gluten-Free People Understand

Devan McGuinness | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Living
Devan McGuinness

#GlutenFreeProblems? I have them too. For seven years, I have been on a gluten-free diet thanks to years of health issues and finally, a diagnosis of celiac disease. Though there are a lot of people who now require a gluten-free diet, there are still many people who just won't understand the weird things we go through.

A Gluten-Free Diet Can Actually Be Worse For You

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada Living

The term 'gluten-free' may lead some consumers to think they are getting an overall healthier option, according to new research conducted by nutrition...

The History Of Food Trends, According to Yelp

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Living

Crowdsourced review site Yelp is marking its 10th anniversary by tracing the evolution of some of the biggest trends over the last decade, including t...

What 'Feels Good' Isn't Necessarily Good for You

Dr. Brett Belchetz | Posted 09.10.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Brett Belchetz

The implications of this being -- if one believes that gluten is the source of one's intestinal issues, it is very likely one will feel subjectively better when that particular agent is removed, or if one believes a given detox/cleanse will make one feel more vitality, it probably will -- if for no other reason than placebo effect.

Do You Know the Zuckerbergs of the Snack Food Industry?

Nancy A. Shenker | Posted 09.07.2014 | Canada
Nancy A. Shenker

The oldest Wink team member is 27. Does that help or hurt them? According to Wolff, "Our youth is a double-edged sword. We are flexible when it comes to making decisions and make them swiftly, while being able to stay up all night working if need be. We're also the same age as the majority of our customers -- allowing us to truly tap into the pulse of their wants and needs."

The Risks of Going Gluten-Free

Steven Burton | Posted 09.06.2014 | Canada Living
Steven Burton

A gluten-free diet is critical for people with celiac disease, gluten intolerance, and wheat allergies but when manufacturers ditch the gluten, they need to replace it with something else. What are they using instead of gluten? Could these substances be harmful?