Schneider Country Naturals Wieners are gluten free « Gluten Free Ottawa

It’s amazing that even the big corporations are slowly moving to Gluten Free products and yet the masses still don’t believe in the Gluten damaging conspiracy…

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So what about beer?  It’s fermented so the grains are no longer a problem, right? Continue reading

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Why you got fat and what to do about it?

This is one of my favourite articles, which is where I found the video above:

Q: Fine, but you still haven’t given me any reason to avoid grains and legumes other than their high carbohydrate content. Do you hate on grains and legumes just because they make you fat? Continue reading

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'Treading at own risk'

‘Treading at own risk’ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

One of my readers sent me an e-mail with some questions regarding Paleo in Ottawa. Unfortunately, I accidentally deleted the mail before replying. If you are reading this please re-submit and I will try to answer your question.

Disclaimer – I am not responsible for my foolish computer etiquette…

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Big Fat Head

This is an excellent video to watch, things that make you go hmmmm…

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Strawberry Vinaigrette

This is my staple vinaigrette in the house, very few ingredients and simple to make.  All you need is some sort of device to puree it – I use an emersion blender.  Ever since my kids first helped to make this one, its been a hit with them.  Best of all, no sugar needed.

Serving: 0.5 L


  • 1 pint Strawberries
  • 1/3 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 small Red Onion, diced
  • 12 Basil Leaves, fresh
  • 1/8 tsp Thyme, dried
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

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The Argument Against Cereal Grains


Barley (Photo credit: freefotouk)

I’ve been meaning to write a post on how gluten grains are a suboptimal source of nutrition in other than small amounts.   However, due to a busy schedule I thought I would at least repost one of Dr. Kurt Harris’s online papers with respect to this subject: 

“Cereal grains are seeds of monocot grasses that have been artificially selected by humans to serve as food. The ones that cause the most trouble, and constitute the biggest part of European and North American diets, are the gluten grains Wheat, Barley and Rye. Continue reading

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How to be a Nutritarian!


Nutritarians By Crys

In the world of Paleo 2.0, the belief is that a whole food diet which includes adequate micronutrients is the best way to eat healthy.  This means you should consider having nutrient rich foods as your staple, yes be a Nutritarian!  This doesn’t mean you should ignore your intake of healthy fats, that definitely wouldn’t be Pale 2.0, where even obtaining a substantial fraction of nutrition from animal sources is necessary for health. Continue reading How to be a Nutritarian!

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Happy Mother’s Day!


This Picture just makes me laugh, so I thought I’d share it… but back on point: Continue reading

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