Archive for February, 2011

Super Cheesy Gluten-Free Vegetarian Lasagna!

There is nothing better than a nice homemade lasagna on a cold winter night! This recipe is gluten-free and vegetarian, although if desired, you can add 1/2 pound of fried hamburger to the sauce before creating the lasagna. You can also easily double or halve this recipe.

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Do I Have to Read Labels on EVERYTHING???

One thing that I have learned the hard way is that yes, you do have to read labels on every single thing that comes near your body. That includes skin and hair care products.

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Three Restaurants That Don’t Even Bother

In my hunt for gluten-free food, I have come across a few places that don’t even bother trying to be gluten-friendly. Here are the three worst offenders that I’ve encountered.

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Steak & Stein Does Pretty Good for a Family Restaurant

When I was growing up, my parents took us out to dinner two or three times a year. We always went to Steak & Stein, a family restaurant about 20 minutes from our house. My dad and I always got the Calgary steak, Derby style – a single for me, a double or triple for him. My mom and brother often chose something different.

Because of the fond memories, Steak & Stein has always been one of my favourite comfort food destinations. However, I haven’t been back since I was diagnosed with Celiac disease…

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Plenty of Ways to Cook Potatoes

In yesterday’s post, I shared a roast recipe and suggested that you pair it with your favourite side. Now, potatoes are a common side dish in North America, and they are particularly excellent for a gluten-free diet. However, many people get stuck in a rut and cook them the same way over and over, resulting in boredom and too-much-potato-itis. So, I thought that I would share a few tips to help you spice up this versatile side dish.

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Easy Gluten-Free Roast Recipe!

I made a gluten-free roast in the slow cooker today and thought I would share the recipe! I love this recipe because it’s easy and makes its own gravy.

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Stricter Canadian food label rules have passed!

Health Canada announced today that manufacturers will have 18 months to comply with stricter food labeling rules. Gluten is now to be listed as an allergen, and companies must specify what is in ingredients like “seasonings.” This is exciting since seasonings and spices often contain hidden gluten!

Read more at: Stricter food label rules target allergens.

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