Celiac disease is about more than just a gluten-free diet. It’s a life-altering disease with impacts that go far beyond what you would expect. The year I turned 13 was when it all started to go downhill for me, health-wise. … Continue reading What this picture says about the ugly truth of Celiac disease
If you love Canadian art and you also love food, the new fine dining group menu at The Stone Cellar in Perth NEEDS to be on your bucket list. At The Stone Cellar, Chef, Jamie Troutman combines elements of art … Continue reading Sample edible art with a Canadian twist in this Group of Seven menu
When I’m visiting a maritime region where fish and seafood are a staple, finding the perfect seafood chowder or bouillabaisse can become a little bit of an obsession. When we visited the Gaspé Peninsula this summer, I was on the … Continue reading On the fish soup trail: A Gaspé Peninsula culinary adventure
If you love the natural world and think you could get into relaxing on a bench surrounded by stunning botanicals, or strolling amidst lush greenery while inhaling the aromas of hundreds of species of flowers, then the National Historic Site, … Continue reading Explore a secret garden at Jardins de Métis, Quebec
I am always on the hunt for gluten-free Asian food, and I’m so happy I took a chance on Bambü! This upscale Ottawa restaurant is located near the Ottawa Airport, just off of Hunt Club Road and while I’d driven … Continue reading Bambü: Gluten-free Asian food in Ottawa!
There are very few hotels, inns or bed and breakfasts that not only give a place to lay your head, but are luxurious, unique, and literally transport you to another time where if you close your eyes you can almost … Continue reading Immerse yourself in Canadian history at an iconic London inn
There’s a number of food tours out there these days, all promising a one-of-a-kind experience (and a full belly!) but The Good Food Tour is one that can deliver on both promises! This Almonte-based tour is brand-spanking-new, and takes food … Continue reading Almonte’s new food tour is going to knock your socks off
As a celiac I’ve pretty much gotten used to not being able to enjoy the things everyone else enjoys, you know, like food. Eating out. Fast food. Buffets. When I see advertisement for food clubs like Hello Fresh and Chef’s … Continue reading Meat, meat, and more (gluten-free) meat from Carnivore Club!
I have to admit that Kanata’s Aperitivo has become my guilty pleasure, and where I stop for a quick bite or plan an evening outing to every chance I get. I happened upon this intimate and unassuming restaurant tucked away in … Continue reading Aperitivo: Ottawa’s best-kept gluten-free secret
After nearly 20 years living with Celiac disease I’d pretty much given up on ever finding gluten-free Asian food. This was particularly disappointing for me because I’d always loved Chinese food, but there seemed to me to be too much … Continue reading Gluten-free Asian fusion (yes, it’s possible)