Tag: Canadian Celiac Association

Toronto:  Off The Hook Fish & Chips

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What’s this?! A title picture of a plate of clearly deep-fried, battered fish and chips? Have I finally lost my patience and sanity with having to be constantly gluten-free and gluten-vigilant, and decided to trash my intestines in a huge gastronomic temper tantrum? Why, no…not at all ūüôā I have discovered deep fried pescatarian heaven. …

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Eat Your Words: Crispy Baked Salt and Pepper Smoked Tofu with Cilantro Jalepe√Īo Sauce

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You know when people quit smoking or find religion or whatever behavior or lifestyle change they’ve made, ¬†and then become this completely annoying person that’s out to convert everyone else? That’s me with tofu. I’m a former tofu hater. Like, big time. All I knew about tofu is that my parents poured ginger syrup over …

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The Truffle Trend: Tricks of the Trade

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Since Celiacs ¬†mainly eat junk food made with potatoes, corn, or rice flour, the taste and flavor profiles can get pretty same-old/same-old after a while. The two guilty pleaures that never get old? ¬†Fresh, hot popcorn and crispy frites! A good friend of mine (who was a major foodie) recommended that I go to a …

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Eats Shoots and Leaves: A Post for Salad Haters

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This isn’t a post to lecture you on why you should use ¬†correct punctuation (although I’d prefer if you did). It’s about, well…eating shoots and leaves. We all know that eating salad is good for us, and that as mature adults we should eat salad frequently for fiber, nutrients, and all that kind of good …

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Earthy Mushroom Broth Risotto

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It’s no secret that I’m no slave to the stove. I’m generally capable of about ¬†five, maybe 10 minutes of heating edibles when I’m so over the concept of food not made by others. My mother once said to me, bluntly, that she never figured me to become an avid chef. ¬†And she’s right. But …

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SoLo: Low Calorie/Low Glycemic Meal Bars That Don’t Suck

Are you a Celiac that loooves cooking, and makes each and every one of your meals with delicious, organic, from-scratch ingredients, turning recipes into fabulous, gourmet creations? Awesome. Leave your week’s menu in the comments and I’ll put my order in with you. If not, chances are that you’re no stranger to The Bar…the meal-replacement …

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Getting a Celiac Disease Diagnosis Sucks

“Congratulations! ¬†You’re the winner of an incurable, lifelong, invisible autoimmune disease that will complicate your life!” Yeah, that’s pretty much what I heard when I got my diagnosis of Celiac Disease. ¬†Actually, I wasn’t the only one that heard it: ¬† the phone call from the gastroenterologist’s office came through the hands-free speaker of my …

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