Powerful Two-Bite Snacks

Author and Photo Credit : Maycko Macapugas

Snacking is hard to avoid. When we think snacks, we likely think sweets, sugar, or the “junk food”. Although, you probably shouldn’t avoid it, the difficult part about snacking comes when trying to find something that isn’t too sweet, or something that has more nutritional impact. PatsyPie can offer you a nice solution.



‘Oreo’ Sure This is Gluten Free?

  Eating gluten-free doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice your sweet tooth. As much as I love all things sugary and decadent, I’m always looking for health-conscious alternatives for those non-cheat ‘cheat’ days. Thankfully, there are numerous products on the market that are customized to various dietary restrictions. For example, Glutino’s Chocolate Vanilla Creme cookie[…]

Soft, Nutritional, and Sweet

Author and Photo Credit : Maycko Macapugas

Bread. Most can do an okay job of baking a loaf. Others not so much. And the rest? Well the rest do a superb job. The pressure to bake a good loaf of bread is even more intense when you’re baking for those with gluten sensitivity. Schär delivers expertise for gluten free baked breads.


Campfire Nostalgia

Author and Photos : Maycko Macapugas

Picture this: Camping. Friends, Fire, and the smell the wilderness.

Someone pulls out all you need for s’mores and before you know it your hands are covered in chocolate, crumbs and marshmallows.  The thing I appreciate about the Schar Chocolate Honeygrams is you can probably avoid (most of) the mess thanks to the way they’ve packaged these snacks.

The product being gluten free I was prepared for a pile of crumbs after munching on these. There was a pile, yes, but nothing more than I would expect when snacking on graham cookies.  The mess could also be attributed to the fact that I devoured these cookies at record speed.




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.



4 Ways To Banish Daytime Bloat

4 Ways To Banish Daytime Bloat By Desiree Nielsen BSc RD Feeling ugh? You’re not alone…bloating is one of the most common complaints I receive in my practice. Especially after a long summer of merriment. The challenge is determining what’s normal…and what isn’t. Bloating requires both the production of gas in the intestines…and slow movement[…]

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[…]