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Our family loved Vancouver! What a fun city. Running around beautiful Stanley Park was amazing. Exploring all the fun thrift stores in the Mount Pleasant area was awesome. Finding loads of safe and delicious gluten-free food was the best!! There are at least five or six gluten-free eateries or bakeries in the Mount Pleasant area
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Our family just returned from a fantastic 9 day trip to the Pacific Northwest. This included four days in lovely Seattle. Highlights were an 11 mile run to explore the city (whilst listening to a playlist of Seattle Grunge on Spotify!), a visit to the fantastic Seattle Children’s Museum and of course, all the wonderful gluten-free
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Our little family spent a wonderful week in London back in August. The plan was to meet a bunch of friends, get a feel for what it may be like to move to the city at some point in the future (in a world where San Francisco doesn’t exist or is no longer an option!)
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This week marks five years since my celiac diagnosis. I’ve been gluten-free for five whole years. I can hardly believe it’s been that long. Although, I can barely remember my gluten-eating life. I really don’t miss it. This year has been a huge one for me. I became a gluten-free mama almost eight months ago
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When you need to spend time in hospital, for whatever reason, the last thing you should have to worry about is getting safe meals. When you have food restrictions, eating anywhere that you’re not in control of the cooking and prep can be pretty scary. But hospitals should have this stuff sorted, right? We
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There has been some debate for a while now as to whether or not Omission craft beer should be considered gluten-free and safe for celiacs to consume. This week, many gluten-free beer drinkers will be happy to hear that the Celiac Sprue Association (CSA) has given them their seal of approval. When a company earns
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Come August, 2014, it will be safer and easier for celiacs living in or travelling to the United States to buy groceries. Yay! The new labelling legislation, which I’m very excited was finally passed this summer!!, means that companies will no longer be able to label products as “gluten free” unless they contain less than
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Breakfast time is my favourite meal of the day. I should probably say that breakfast food is my favourite because no matter what time of day, I always consider a bowl, mug or cup of cereal a great idea! Recently I’ve been trying to vary my breakfast food a little and hot grains served with
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I fell in love with kimbap when I lived in Seoul where I ate it every day for lunch. Since being gluten free it’s been impossible to find freshly made kimbap which is safe for me to eat. A couple of the traditional Korean ingredients are gluten-containing (imitation crab and processed ham) so I’ve altered
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Me: Baby, this is gluten. Gluten, this is baby. Me (to gluten): I was hesitant to introduce the two of you at all. Hate is a strong word but it does apply here. I really don’t want you to treat my child the way you treat me but nevertheless, here we are, and here you
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