Interview with Urban Acorn, A Flexitarian Catering Company

We had the great pleasure of dining at an Urban Acorn Catering Supper Club event (The Gluten Break-Up!) in the winter of 2014 (check out the mouth-watering menu: http://veg.ca/ai1ec_event/urban-acorn-catering-vegan-supper-club-presents-the-gluten-break-up/?instance_id=) and we’ve been dying to go back for more ever since!  Urban … Continue reading

Gluten Free Garage Returns + TICKET GIVEAWAY!

Save the date! The very popular Gluten Free Garage (GFG), Toronto’s one-of-a-kind gluten-free pop-up marketplace is popping up again at the very hip Wychwood Barns on November 9, 2014! Enter to WIN a pair of FREE tickets to GFG! See … Continue reading

New Gluten-Free Products Hitting the Market

Last week we attended a very cool cocktail party soiree held at TONICA Kombucha headquarters in Toronto to celebrate the launch of new gluten-free products hitting the market. We were able to preview and sample these exciting new products from … Continue reading

Ask an Expert: Should You Go Grain Free?

By Ricki Heller, PhD Paleo. GAPS. Autoimmune protocol. Ketogenic diet. Seems that wherever you look these days, it’s no longer enough just to give up gluten; experts are telling us to give up grains altogether. While I could never condone … Continue reading

A Wheat Belly Snoring Story

This summer, a 41-year-old, close relative from my immediate family awoke to a giant “bulge” in his lower abdomen. After some investigation, medical doctors determined it was a hernia, likely due to genetics, as his father had something very similar … Continue reading

Marni Wasserman Celebrates One Year Two Books

Toronto-based, plant based culinary nutritionist and health strategist, Marni Wasserman just celebrated her food studio’s first year and the release of two books! We spoke with Marni to hear all about it. Can you share your plant-based journey with us? … Continue reading

Rose Reisman’s New Juice Cleanse

This week I enjoyed Rose Reisman’s Personal Gourmet new juice cleanse (read about my first juice cleanse experience here). The flavours are sweeter and more tropical, which is fitting for summer. I chose the two-day cleanse option. I find two … Continue reading

Ask an Expert: Gluten-Free for Beginners

We asked cookbook author and gluten-free expert Carol Fenster, PhD to share her “101” on gluten-free living with our friends who are new to the community. Carol’s newest cookbook, Gluten-Free 101 is an excellent resource when embarking on the diet. … Continue reading

GlutenFreeSmartStore.com Celebrates Its First Year

PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, ON (July 31, 2014) — GlutenFreeSmartStore.com, the award-winning online gluten-free shopping site is celebrating its first anniversary (August 6, 2014) with a brand new look.The founders of Live the Smart Way, Allergic Solution and GlutenFreeFind.com teamed up … Continue reading

Interview with The Celiac Project Filmmaker Michael Frolichstein

You may have heard that there is an exciting new documentary being produced by Chicago-based celiac filmmaker, Michael Frolichstein. The documentary is appropriately titled, The Celiac Project. We recently chatted with Michael to learn more about his documentary that will … Continue reading