Ciders and summertime pair perfectly. There’s something so refreshing about cracking open a crisp, cool apple cider on a hot summer day, and I imagine a lot of folks would agree with me. If hard cider is your go-to drink when the weather warms up, I have some fantastic news for you: Bonnieheath Estate Lavender … More Move over, Somersby; Folkin’ Hard Cider has you beat
Most of us have tried granola at some point on our lives. My question, though, is whether or not the granola we’ve tried is actually tasty. I’ve had several variations of granola, however, I’ve struggled finding one that really gets me going. They’re all pretty similar, typically consisting of nuts, raisins, and granola itself. Then … More Looking for a unique twist on granola? Check out Bakery on Main
Whether you’re willingly gluten-free or it’s due to dietary reasons, for example, sensitivities or allergies, going out for dinner can be a bit of a struggle. You do a quick scan of the menu, struggling to recognize something, anything, you can consume without triggering an onslaught of diarrhea and pain, but your options are limited. … More Hacks for eating gluten-free in restaurants
When the holiday season rolls around, it’s nice to be able to enjoy some festive treats now and again. This can be tricky, though, if you had food intolerances. Good news, though; Newton’s no gluten sugar cookie mix has your back for all allergen-free baking this Christmas season. For all seasons, really. Not just Christmas. … More Product review: Newton’s no gluten sugar cookie mix
An article from the University of Copenhagen proposes a question I’m certain many of us have once pondered; is going gluten-free really better? More and more folks are choosing to cut wheat out of their diets, yet many aren’t allergic or intolerant to gluten. Perhaps some do so in hopes of bettering their overall health … More Is no-gluten really better?
A study from a new Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics has explored how the expansion of the gluten-free food industry in terms of available options has impacted persons diagnosed with celiac disease. The study surveyed 17 celiac adults in Canada and found that participants referred to the booming gluten-free industry as a “double-edged sword.” Why? Despite … More Have ‘gluten-free’ options made things worse for celiacs?
I was on my own for dinner the other evening, and the concotion I came up was rather tasty, so I figured I would share it with you. You will need: 1 1/4 cups of pasta, whatever type your heart desires (I used BArilla’s gluten-free fusilli) One steak, cooked and chopped (I cheated and used … More Easy one-pot pasta dinner
Often times when I mention my food intolerances to someone in conversation, I am asked what exactly I eat in a day. I imagine this is because my food intolerances sound rather dramatic when said aloud (I can’t eat gluten, dairy or egg), and while my diet can get a little lack-lustre, it really isn’t … More Everyday Eating With Food Intolerances
In yesterday’s post I mentioned that my mom and I visited a bakery when we were in Port Dover on the weekend, and because the desserts I got from said bakery are so darn delicious, I wanted to share it with you. Trish’s Bakery Cafe, located in the heart of downtown Dover, opened in 2009 … More Trish’s Bakery Cafe
Before we get started on this riveting topic, I want to emphasize that I am intolerant to gluten, not allergic or celiac. Because I am only intolerant and not full-blown allergic, some of my favorite ‘gluten-free’ cereals are not necessarily celiac certified, because they are made in a location where gluten is present and may … More The Best Gluten-Free Cereals
My family and I are often on the hunt for new restaurants to try out, so when my mom and dad received some gift cards for the Lakehouse as a gift, we figured it would be a great place to attend following my graduation from Niagara College. My mom, dad and I had been to … More Restaurant Review: The Lakehouse
If you read a post I composed a couple of days ago addressing my search for a great cookie, you’re aware that the chocolate chip cookies by Sweets From the Earth slightly missed the mark. I am not one to completely write off a company based off one rather disappointing experience, however; I figured I … More Cashew Cookies?
As much as I appreciate a solid chocolate chip cookie, it can be tricky to find one I can eat due to my food allergies. I was religiously purchasing peanut butter chocolate chip cookies from the Paris Gluten-Free Bakery and Marketplace, however, I am now unable to eat these because they contain potato products. Thus, … More Sweets From the Earth Chocolate Chip Cookies
I recently had myself re-tested to determine whether or not my food intolerances had improved or worsened. For the past four years or so, I have refrained from consuming gluten, dairy and egg because of the pain and general discomfort I experienced when I ingested any foods containing these ingredients. To my complete and utter shock, … More An Intolerance to Potatoes?
As I promised in my last post discussing Edible Options, a bakery dedicated to individuals who have dietary restriction in St. Catharines, today’s post will offer my own opinion of the desserts I purchased to sample. Maple Chocolate Cupcake: Quite honestly, I was entirely unsure as to how maple and chocolate as a combination would … More Edible Options: My Review
My wonderful friend was kind enough to surprise me recently with a box of different desserts that, to my surprise, were safe for me to eat. She explained to me how she came across a bakery in St. Catharines called Edible Options, and how everything they create is 100% gluten-free, but further can be made … More Edible Options
I am sure you’re all aware by now of my food intolerances, but in case you’ve forgotten (which I doubt you have), I am intolerant to gluten, dairy, and egg. These intolerances can make eating protein quite tricky since many processed meats contain additives and filler, for example, gluten, therefore when I come across something that is … More Oh Naturel! Black Bean Bites
I am beyond thrilled that I have been able to compose two posts as of late discussing some tasty treats I can consume with my food allergies. The first was my post regarding Newton’s No Gluten products, and today’s post regards Galt Juice Bakery’s Quinoa Puff Chocolate Chip Cookies. My sister picked up these cookies … More Galt Juice Bakery’s Quinoa Puff Chocolate Chip Cookie