Gluten-Free Beach Picnic Today at 5 pm!

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Selena Devries, RD, CLT and Integrative Registered Dietitian via www.healthbean.ca is holding this fun (free) gluten free picnic at Rotary Beach in Kelowna TODAY!  It’s perfect for family and young ones!

Below is the full write-up.  Hope to see you there!


The theme of this event is “Eating Out.” Selena Devries, Registered Dietitian and diagnosed celiac will be giving a short talk on how to stay safe when trying to eat out gluten free.

She will also be available to chat to throughout the event and answer questions on the gluten free diet.

It’s a FREE event for everyone of all ages. Family, friends, and children all welcome. This is an event intended to support those with celiac disease and/or gluten intolerance in our community. Following a gluten free diet can be socially isolating so let’s come together and support each other!

Please bring some GLUTEN FREE snacks/dishes that you would like to eat/share. If you intend to share them, please come with a written out ingredient list of what is in your dish. Note, it is not required to share your dish.

You do NOT need to bring food to attend this event.

This is a GREEN event: Please bring your own eating utensils/bowls.


If you can make it, please RSVP on Facebook to help us plan the food: https://www.facebook.com/events/1605585463044925/

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Gluten Free Popup Picnic – July 23rd

gf-pop-up picnic

Selena Devries, RD, CLT and Integrative Registered Dietitian via www.healthbean.ca is holding this fun (free) gluten free picnic at Rotary Beach in Kelowna on July 23rd. Perfect for family and young ones!

Below is the full write-up.  Hope to see you there!


The theme of this event is “Eating Out.” Selena Devries, Registered Dietitian and diagnosed celiac will be giving a short talk on how to stay safe when trying to eat out gluten free.

She will also be available to chat to throughout the event and answer questions on the gluten free diet.

It’s a FREE event for everyone of all ages. Family, friends, and children all welcome. This is an event intended to support those with celiac disease and/or gluten intolerance in our community. Following a gluten free diet can be socially isolating so let’s come together and support each other!

Please bring some GLUTEN FREE snacks/dishes that you would like to eat/share. If you intend to share them, please come with a written out ingredient list of what is in your dish. Note, it is not required to share your dish.

You do NOT need to bring food to attend this event.

This is a GREEN event: Please bring your own eating utensils/bowls.


If you can make it, please RSVP on Facebook to help us plan the food: https://www.facebook.com/events/1605585463044925/

August Celiac Family Picnic

Recently, several families got together at Sun-Oka Park in Summerland to have a Gluten Free BBQ on the beach. Families from Penticton, West Kelowna and Kelowna attended. The kids had a great time playing together and sharing a gluten free lunch; and it was a wonderful opportunity for families to get to know one another.

Thanks kids (Nikita, Kate, Allan, Julia and both Hannah’s) for a fun afternoon!

Plans are already in the works for another family event in the winter, if you missed out on the picnic and would like to receive information about upcoming family events please email ~ Heather (hquinn10@hotmail.com).