Archive for August, 2011

Chex for Every Occasion!

I have recently discovered that Chex cereal has many uses. Only the Honey Nut and Rice are available in Canada, but they are very versatile!

Here is a list of substitutions that you can use Chex for.

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FDA’s New Labelling May Harm Celiacs

The Food and Drug Administration in the United States is in the process of re-defining what it means for a food to be gluten-free. Peter and Gillian Olins have written an excellent summary which can be found here.

There are two key points which I find extremely alarming:

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Update on Subway’s Gluten-Free U.S. Trials

This article was released today on Subway’s gluten-free bread trials. I am really impressed by their efforts. A few points that jumped out at me:

  • They are obviously really aware of cross-contamination and making huge efforts to avoid that. This is one area usually overlooked by companies who jump into the gluten-free market.

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Gluten-Free Parmesan Bow-Tie Skillet

It’s been a chilly, damp summer here in Nova Scotia. This recipe is one of my favorite cold-night dishes. It’s easy and most of the ingredients are found on hand (except the ricotta). It’s wonderfully cheesy and is a bit like lasagna! (You can add more cheese if you want!) Just make sure that all your ingredients are gluten-free.

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New York Fries is Gluten-Friendly… Sort Of

The other day, I stumbled across this thread from the Edmonton Celiac Association talking about how New York Fries‘ poutine is gluten-free. Impossible, I thought! Well, I tried their poutine, and their gravy definitely didn’t taste wheat-based, nor did I get sick. So, I thought I would investigate further.

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Gluten-Free, Allergy-Friendly Oatmeal Bars

I found this recipe for oatmeal bars and gave them a shot this morning. They are pretty good and make a big batch!

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