You are viewing Allergic Living Canada | Switch to United States
Allergies, Asthma & Gluten-free

SIGN UP For Our Free e-Newsletter

Submit
Click To See Past Newsletters

Search Results for: celiac-disease

Chocolate Brownies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownies

These gluten-free chocolate brownies are made with a surprising ingredient: black bean flour. Makes 16 servings Free of: Gluten Ingredients 1/2 cup (125 ml/1 stick) unsalted butter or buttery spread 3/4 cup (175 ml/about 6 oz) bittersweet chocolate chips 1 1/4 cups (300 ml) sugar 3 large eggs, room temperature 1/2 cup (125 ml) black […]

Posted in Celiac, Gluten-free, GF Baking, Pies, Squares | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Gluten-Free Seal Coming to Canada

Trying to figure out what products are really gluten-free can be a shopping headache. Canada’s newly enhanced allergen and gluten labelling rules, coming into effect next year, will certainly help, but there will still be fine print and confusing “may contain” statements to navigate. Now the Canadian Celiac Association is trying to make its mark […]

Posted in Celiac Disease | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Lobby That Took the Cake

Hats off to the organizers of 1 in 133, the Gluten-Free Food Labeling Summit. In a matter of weeks, John Forberger, the tweeting, gluten-free triathlete (@GlutenFreeTri) and Jules Shepard (@JulesGlutenFree) managed to gather hundreds of supporters together in Washington for the impressive May 4 summit. The purpose? To send the message to the Food and […]

Posted in Gwen Smith: From the Editor's Desk | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

May 2011 Awareness Month: Celiac

May is Celiac Awareness Month. But what can you do to participate? A few ideas to get you started. – Head down to the brand new Ottawa Convention Centre this weekend (May 13-15) for the Canadian Celiac Association’s 30th annual conference, featuring top-notch speakers, loads of vendors and the latest and greatest in gluten-free foods. […]

Posted in Celiac Disease | Tagged | Leave a comment
celiac.slideshow.chocolates

Where Gluten Likes to Hide Out

Avoiding gluten isn’t as easy as turning away breads and cookies.

Posted in Celiac Disease | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Allergies, Celiac, Asthma: This Site’s Got It All

Sept. 27, 2010 Allergic Living magazine proudly announces the complete rebuild of its website Allergicliving.com. The new site becomes a leading, one-stop, comprehensive resource for those living with food allergies, celiac disease, asthma and environmental allergies. “This is no mere cosmetic renovation,” Gwen Smith, Allergic Living’s editor and content director, says of Allergicliving.com. “We made […]

Posted in Media Release | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

At Last, Good Gluten-free Baking

I learned to bake from my mother. She’d get me to retrieve the heavy bag of white flour and heave it up on the counter. Then I watched her mix that flour with butter and sugar, milk and baking powder, into cookies or pies. As I grew older, I became the baker. The flour flew […]

Posted in Archives | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Going Gluten-Free: It’s A Journey

From cheating to missteps on the diet that’s for life.

Posted in Celiac Disease | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

What Exactly Is Gluten?

In Latin, gluten means “glue” and that’s exactly what it is:  two proteins, gliadin and glutenin, stuck together. Gluten is found in wheat, barley and rye, which means it is in a myriad of products, from the usual suspects like bread and bagels to those that are not nearly so obvious. Think meat substitutes, for […]

Posted in Celiac Disease | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Managing Life with Celiac Disease

It may sound daunting, but once you’re diagnosed with celiac disease, it’s usually good news. Most people with celiac disease have been suffering maddening, unexplained and often painful symptoms for years. These usually disappear miraculously once you’re on the gluten-free diet. A celiac diagnosis does come with dietary restrictions that have a sizeable learning curve. […]

Posted in Celiac Disease | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment