After working all day the the last thing I feel like doing is spending hours in the kitchen. It’s important to stay gluten-free, but also maintain a balanced diet. So while ordering a gluten-free pizza is tempting, I really can’t be doing that too often. I can’t be eating my weight in cheese every week! Tonight, like … More Rice Noodles with Veggies & Shrimp
A gluten-free lunch doesn’t mean you’re having a salad. At this point I’m actually getting quite sick of salads. Lettuce + Protein = Yawn. Been there. Done That. Way way too many times. Most days I tend to brown bag it and bring something yummy and heathy from home for lunch. I’d like to provide some … More G-Free Lunch, Hold the Salad!
The 5 hour road trip was a lot of fun. As predicted we stopped for dinner en route. Wendy’s chilli and a chicken salad was the perfect pre-race dinner. Since the race began at 8am I knew I’d need to be having breakfast around 6am… also knew that hotel room service or the restaurant in … More Winner Winner Chicken Dinner
Athletes that maintain a gluten-free diet face an interesting challenge when it comes to pre-race and post-race fuel for their body. Tomorrow morning’s race is in a city that is about 5 hours away, so I know I’m eating dinner on the road tonight. I try to make wise choices when eating out, especially when I’m … More Gluten-Free Athletes’ Race Fuel
I just enjoyed a yummy lunch at an upscale downtown pub (if there is such a thing). The trout caught my eye and I couldn’t resist it. My flags went up when I read the menu and saw that the fish came with sweet potato fries and some veggies. After confirming with the waitress that the trout … More Hidden Gluten in Foods
This past weekend I sat on my balcony for over an hour and a half watching the most amazing lightening Toronto has seen in quite a while; at least the most amazing lightning storm I’ve ever seen in my life! I’ve enjoyed this light show with one of my favourite dinner companions… Mr. Merlot. Yes, that’s … More Wine is Gluten-Free!
This weekend I went to my partner’s triathlon. This meant two things: Road Trip! and Snacks! Being on a strict gluten-free diet sometimes means that I need to think ahead when planning my meals & snacks. When I’m at home I don’t need to worry about what I’m going to eat, because everything in my … More Road Trip: Race Day