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Hi Special Diet Hounds!
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Any leads on Caputo’s gluten free flour in Toronto / GTA? Or even online with fast shipping (need for next weekend). Hoping to make some Neapolitan style pizza in an Ooni pizza oven and have a GF ...
Preferably something that's creative and fun. Most diet cookbooks read like a prison food manual.
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My wife was recently diagnosed with a number of food allergies. Not life-threatening, but the effects do seriously impact quality of life. We are hoping that the right diet will help.
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Went to several places today, bulk stores and Rachelle Bery, and had no luck finding rice syrup. Does anyone know if it's still available in the city?
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Hello fellow salt-sensitive 'hounds:
I started a thread on the Home Cooking board about cooking from No Salt/Low Sodium Cookbooks. I've discovered some cookbooks that I'd love to have some compa...
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Hubby saw a dietician recently and she wants him to follow the DASH Diet. I'm looking for recipes for a herbal salt substitute and any suggestions for flavouring soups without salt. Thank you!