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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Healthy Food Swapping

By Lisa Cantkier If you want to live a healthy lifestyle, start with what you eat (and drink)! Our diet is so reliant on store bought packaged, processed and modified foods, we have forgotten what real food is! Tips: Choose … Continue reading

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Interview with Jennifer Esposito

In celebration of celiac disease awareness month, we interviewed Jennifer Esposito. Jennifer is a diagnosed celiac and celiac advocate, actress, author and gluten-free bakery maven. Jennifer Esposito is the founder of Jennifer’s Way Foundation for Celiac Education (JWF) and Jennifer’s … Continue reading

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The Blender Girl Cookbook

My friend Tess Masters (AKA The Blender Girl) released her much anticipated, first cookbook, the BLENDER GIRL: 100 gluten-free, vegan recipes on April 8, 2014, and the feedback from consumers and the press from around the world has been absolutely … Continue reading

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Rose Reisman’s Gluten-Free Juice Cleanse

This week I experienced my first juice cleanse. Being celiac and gluten intolerant, I wanted to go with a producer I could trust. I chose Rose Reisman’s Personal Gourmet Two Day Juice Cleanse. As an experienced nutritionist and renowned health … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Chat with Musician Amy Sky

By Lisa Cantkier I recently spoke with and interviewed the inspirational and talented artist Amy Sky. It’s very fitting to share her story on the first day of Spring today, because her voice and talent are both as beautiful as … Continue reading

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