Journey from Diagnosis to Gluten-Free Juggernaut

Introducing our first Celiac Awareness Month blogger, Ellen Bayens! Ellen is the Founder and President of The Celiac Scene™, the go-to gluten-free resource for Victoria, Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.  Referred to as a ‘Remarkable Celiac’ by the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA) , Ellen speaks first hand and with infectious humour about the challenges of the … Continue reading Journey from Diagnosis to Gluten-Free Juggernaut

Gluten intolerance in today’s world

Gluten exists in the grass-like grains such as barley, wheat, rye, kamut and spelt. It provides an elasticity and glue-like function to hold its flour products together, thus providing them with a chewy texture. Other grains such as rice, corn, quinoa, buckwheat and up to some degree oats are generally considered safe as their protein … Continue reading Gluten intolerance in today’s world