Should You Be Scared Spiceless

Should You Be Scared Spiceless

One area of uncertainty for many has been the safety of spices and seasonings. The primary concern revolves around risks and rumours of cross- contamination, gluten containing savouring, and even the potential use of flour as a filler which might be hiding gluten within some products. Gluten may be able to hide on your spice[…]


What Exactly are Prebiotics & Probiotics

What Exactly are Prebiotics & Probiotics

(and why you should care) Probiotics, a type of “good” bacteria, are fabulous microorganisms that may help with digestion and offer protection from harmful bacteria. Thank- you probiotics! Prebiotics are non-digestible carbohydrates that act as food for probiotics. Prebiotics help probiotics flourish. Due to a number of factors, including diet, smoking, alcohol consumption, antibiotics, and[…]


When life gives you lemons, make lemonade

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade

  It was 1990 when Tracy, now an award-winning pastry chef, began building her foundation and skills to support her love for baking. Following her training in the Baking and Pastry Arts program in Vancouver, she continued pursuing her passion in Paris at the prestigious Ecole Lenotre, and then further honed her skills at the[…]


Are Coffee and Tea Gluten Free?

Are Coffee and Tea Gluten Free?

It’s Beans and Leaves Right? Well, Not Always.   Let’s start with what you need to know about tea: Besides being delicious and high in antioxidants, traditional plain tea is made of leaves from the Camellia sinensis plant, which is naturally gluten-free. However, not all teas are made from Camellia sinensis, and some have gluten-containing[…]


Made in Canada

Made in Canada

#myGlutenFreeCanada Canada is home to hundreds of amazing companies who work hard to produce gluten-free and flavour-full products that make you smile. Here are just a few of the many that we love. Let us know who you’d like to see featured in Gluten-Free Canada’s next issue for a chance to win.