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11 Must-Have Products to Get You through Winter! #winteressentials #GFG2017

Winter Essentials

Our list of 11 must-have products to keep you going all winter long. All are GF, of course! And all except for one are made in Canada.

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READ IT

GFF (Gluten-Free Forever) Magazine. The gorgeous winter 2017 issue has six delish soup recipes to warm you up. gffmag.com (get $9 off the $35 subscription price with code winter17)

SAVOUR IT

Chocosol Traders Luscious Coconut (70% cacao). Because chocolate and coconut. This stuff is the real deal. chocosoltraders.com

HEAT IT UP

No.7 Mexican Hot Sauce. Spice up your food and clear your sinuses with habanero or a variety of other hot numbers. no7hotsauce.com

DRINK IT

Chaiwala Chai Original Masala Chai. Boost your immune system and ease indigestion with this 100% natural chai blend of fresh ginger root, ground spices and organic honey. Learn how to make a hot chai latte at chaiwalachai.com

SHOOT IT

Greenhouse Juice Company Flu Shot Booster. This mini cocktail of immunity-supporting plants (oil of oregano, lemon, echinacea) and tinctures packs a flu-fighting punch. greenhousejuice.com

RUB IT IN

Giddy Yoyo Raw Love Butter. This body butter can be slathered on from head to toe to keep your skin soft and supple. Oh, and it’s edible and tastes like chocolate. shop.giddyyoyo.com

SEAL IT WITH A KISS

Sudsatorium Great White North Lip Balm. Kiss cracked lips goodbye because this balm is the bomb. As per the packaging: “Heal lips the Canadian way with maple syrup, eh!” sudsatorium.com

SPRAY IT

Beekeeper’s Naturals Propolis Spray. A few spritzes a day keeps the doctor away—for colds, coughs, sore throats and inflammation. I swear by this stuff. beekeepersnaturals.com

EAT IT

Bunner’s Bakeshop Supersonic Cookies. The cookies that helped launched Bunner’s! Loaded with chocolate chips, cranberries, pumpkin, sunflower and flax seeds, these GF, vegan wonders are a must-eat any time of year. My fave mid-day treat with a cup of hot tea. bunners.ca

FACE IT

Aromacentric Face It Oil. Just a few drops of this liquid gold will hydrate and nourish your skin so you shine. With essential oils neroli and jasmine, you’ll also smell divine. aromacentric.com

SIP IT

The Honest Leaf Serene Tea. Make way for sweet dreams with this caffeine-free mint tea that takes the chill off and calms your mind and body. honestleaf.com


Gluten Free Garage is Toronto’s original pop-up gluten-free marketplace. This spring GFG will be wrapping up Celiac Awareness Month on Sunday May 28 at Artscape Wychwood Barns. With 70-plus vendors, food trucks, alcohol tasting and guest speakers, Gluten Free Garage’s sixth edition is sure to be the tastiest one yet! Follow GFG on Instagram to stay in the loop about participating exhibitors!

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