Author shares guide

This Saturday between 2 and 4 p.m., Bev Smit will be at Blue Heron Books on Comox Avenue to sign her latest book.

This Saturday between 2 and 4 p.m., Bev Smit will be at Blue Heron Books on Comox Avenue to sign her latest book.

A New Kind of Normal is a comprehensive guide including product information, nutrition and baking tips for gluten free and restricted diets. Smit spent over 10 years compiling the information, meal plan and recipes for this book.

This Saturday will be your last chance before Christmas to get a signed copy of her book. The book is also available at the Laughing Oyster Book Store in Courtenay and in Campbell River at The Healthyway Natural Foods. You may also purchase the book online through Trafford Publishing or contact Smit at

— Bev Smit


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