Our Services

Personal advisory services

You’ve just gone gluten free and you’re not sure what to do next.

We know what it’s like in the days after you, your child or your family member has been diagnosed with celiac or gluten intolerance.

What foods can you eat? Where can you find them? What do you have to watch out for? How can you make your kitchen safe?

Life After Gluten has the answers, because we’ve been there. If you live in or around Halifax, Nova Scotia, we offer specialized services to help you and your family make the transition to a gluten free lifestyle.

1. In-Home Consultation

Our professional dietitian (PDt.) will come to your home to help you assess your kitchen. She will advise you on how to make your home safe for gluten free food preparation. Her visit will cover:

  • What are the main sources of gluten in food?
  • What are some of the sources of gluten in food that you may not be aware of?
  • What are the nutritional implications of a gluten free diet and how can you ensure that you get proper nutrition?
  • How do you read labels and which ingredients should you watch out for?
  • What is cross-contamination and how can it be avoided?
  • What do you need to do to equip your kitchen for safe food preparation?
  • What do you have in your cupboards that is already gluten free or not gluten free?
  • What do you need to know to eat out safely at restaurants, events and in other people’s homes?

Contact us at info@lifeaftergluten.ca for pricing details and to schedule a consultation.

2. Personal Shopping Tours

Our expert on gluten free shopping has non-celiac gluten intolerance; she also has a young child who has celiac disease. She has been shopping and eating gluten free for several years. She will take you on a personal tour of your local grocery store to show you:

  • What are the main sources of gluten in food?
  • What are some of the sources of gluten in food that you may not be aware of?
  • What should you look for when shopping for gluten free groceries?
  • What kinds of gluten free foods work well and what should you avoid?
  • How do you read labels and which ingredients should you watch out for?
  • Where can you find gluten free products in the grocery store?
  • How can you plan and shop for gluten free meals?

We know that going gluten free can be overwhelming, but there’s no need to feel alone.

Contact us at info@lifeaftergluten.ca for pricing details and to schedule a consultation.

 

Restaurant and menu consulting

Gluten free dining is currently the number one restaurant trend in Canada.

Are you a restaurant owner or food service provider who provides or wants to provide gluten free or gluten friendly options for your customers?

We know it’s challenging to learn the ins and outs of offering safe gluten free foods for your customers, but it’s worth it.

We can help. We offer:

  • Menu advising: which dishes do you currently serve that could be listed as gluten free; how could you easily revise dishes to make them gluten free?
  • What is the difference between gluten free and gluten friendly?
  • Food handling in the kitchen:
    • What are the main sources of gluten?
    • What are some of the sources of gluten in food that you may not be aware of?
    • What is cross-contamination and how can it be avoided?
  • Server training:
    • How should you respond (and how should you not respond) to customers’ queries about gluten free offerings?
    • How can you safely serve gluten free foods to prevent cross-contamination?

In just under one hour, we can teach your staff the ins and outs of gluten free food service. The end result: Customer confidence that gluten free diners can eat safely at your restaurant.

Contact us at info@lifeaftergluten.ca for pricing details and to schedule a consultation.

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