Pasta, Pasta, Pasta!

Pasta, Pasta, Pasta!

 

Solenzi – Turmeric & Rice Gnocchetti

Author and photos by: Maycko Macapugas

You can never have too much pasta– well, you can, but some health-oriented alternatives wouldn’t hurt either! While any pasta alternative won’t necessarily get rid of the carbs we fear and love, Flavour Revolution Solenzi provides a variety of choices for those with gluten-free needs.

Of course the challenge for me wasn’t necessarily tasting or cooking the pasta. Rather, I found it challenging to figure out what to cook with the pasta and to help bring out and enhance the embedded flavours. With so many pastas available, I was inclined to do some research into what would help with the taste!

Also, eating pasta alone is never fun, so I got some friends together and made it a community thing; pasta seems to be a community thing.

 

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Roasted Pulses: A Delicate Snack

Roasted Pulses: A Delicate Snack

Written and photos by: Maycko Macapugas

Roasted. Legumes. Snacks. I mean, I’ve heard of vegetable snacks, but when I heard and read about these I was definitely intrigued. Three Farmers’ Roasted Chickpeas and roasted Pea Pops contain the nutritional value you can expect in legumes. Yet, their additional flavouring may trick your tastebuds into thinking they’re bad for you! Of course– all in moderation.

 

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4 Ways To Banish Daytime Bloat

4 Ways To Banish Daytime Bloat

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Hey, Canada!

Hey, Canada!

My Island Bistro Kitchen A native of Charlottetown, PEI, Barbara Mayhew launched her My Island Bistro Kitchen blog, in 2012 to combine her passions for cooking, photography, and writing. Believing that being gluten-free shouldn’t mean sacrificing tasty baked goods, Barbara creates her delicious recipes to share with the community. www.myislandbistrokitchen.com Baking Backwards Danielle Dewar is[…]

Important Questions to Ask After Diagnosis

Important Questions to Ask After Diagnosis

AS THE SAYING GOES, KNOWING IS HALF THE BATTLE Being diagnosed with Celiac Disease can feel a little scary, but it can also be an excellent opportunity to better understand what is happening with your body, and what it needs to cross the victory line of health and wellness. Here are some important questions to[…]

The Oat Conundrum: Are Oats Gluten-Free?

The Oat Conundrum: Are Oats Gluten-Free?

The topic of Oats and the gluten-free diet can be confusing. Here’s what you need to know; so here’s the big question: Are oats truly gluten-free? The Canadian Celiac Associations Professional Advisory Councils’ Position Statement on Consumption of Oats by Individuals with Celiac Disease is as follows: “The safety of oats in individuals with celiac[…]

Can airborne flour our make you sick?

Can airborne flour our make you sick?

In 1997, the New England Journal of Medicine published a medical report regarding farmers who had been diagnosed with nonresponsive celiac disease. This report demonstrates the idea that it is possible to experience celiac disease symptoms by inhaling gluten rather than only by eating it. There is also a considerable amount of anecdotal evidence showing[…]

There’s Gluten in what?!

There’s Gluten in what?!

12 SURPRISING PLACES GLUTEN LIKES TO HIDE So you’ve emptied your home of the obvious gluten culprits like bread, pasta, cereal, pizza, and bagels, right? You’re ready, right?! You’ve got this, right?! Well … almost. There are a few sneaky sources still holding onto a gluten risk for you to be aware of. Here are[…]