Most of you that know me, know that the Gluten Free Edmonton community that I've tried to build with this blog, social media and support groups has been important to me to support the up's and downs my wife Amanda and our family went through and continue to go through after her Celiac Diagnosis.
What most of you don't know is that I have a full time job as a Web & Social Manager for the
Let me start off saying, if you are already a Simply Supper customer then I have a great news! Use the coupon code Gfree20 at www.simplysupper.ca for $20 off your next pick up or assembly purchase (expires end of March 2019)! If you are not a customer, you will want to use the coupon code for your first experience! Hopefully you will be hooked like us.
I also want to say that although this
I am coining a new phrase "The click and collect affect".
I love click and collect. It has saved me about an hour a week when we use it. I have young kids, so those minutes saves are so valuable. And not so I can just rush my kids off to the next activity, but so Amanda and I can have some extra time for our selves.
We certainly love the Superstore click and collect and use it about three
Canada's most recent Food Guide was released at the end of January 2019.
The guide has a focus on balance. A balance of not only with what you eat, but the balance between eating nutritious food and activity. It looks like portion control is less of a focus, rather than the balance of what you are eating between fruits & vegetables, protein foods, and whole grains.
Health Canada now
I asked the Gluten Free Edmonton Facebook Support Group about some of their favourite downtown lunch spots to eat gluten free at.
It did not take long to compile a decent list!
Allegro Italian Kitchen
Oodle Noodle - Menu items listed with a G can be made gluten free
Nook Cafe - It was recommended to have their gf grilled cheese
This is an amazing gluten free Sloppy Joe recipe you can make from scratch that we adapted from a a freezer to table recipe we found.
The recipe is delicious and an absolute hit with the kids. Goes great with Udi's buns from Ben's Meats or dinner rolls from the Kinnikinnick Fresh store!
3 tsp olive oil
1 lbs beef
2 tsp of steak seasoning (check ingredients - we use Club House.
Let's start 2019 off right!
If you haven't heard yet, there is a new gluten free diner in Edmonton! Nan's Gluten Free Diner is located in Edmonton's North end.
Yup that is right, a fully dedicated diner to gluten free dining! From the reviews I hear from others, most people don't even know it is a gluten free diner!
The owner Evelyn emailed me over the winter break with some photos of some of
So this is not actually a topic we talk about much on our blog. But it is relevant and a personal choice for some people to only use gluten free cosmetics and lotions.
So why would someone choose to do this?
Well, I know it sounds silly but there can be accidental consumption. If cross contamination in a deep fryer would cause harm, is it fair to say that lipstick containing gluten could
I think I made good use of the newly created Gluten Free Edmonton Support Group this week! It turned out to be a great tool to source some information for this post!
I put the question out there, what gluten free holiday treats for Christmas can you find this year?... and the messages started flowing in!
Click here to see all the amazing gluten free holiday treats shared by group members.