Columbus 2019 Lecture and Demo Schedule

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Lecture Schedule Saturday:

11:00-11:50 am – Dr. Peter Kan – Roadmap to Healing Autoimmune
12:00-01:50 pm – Dr. Peter HR Green, MD – Management of Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity After Diagnosis
02:00-02:50 pm – Tarah Jakubiak – Traveling with Food Allergies
03:00-03:50 pm – Taylor Miller – Be a Social Gluten-Free Pro

Demo Schedule Saturday:

11:00-11:50 am – Julie Morrison – Hostess Cakes with the Mostess
02:00-02:50 pm – Margaret Clegg – Waffles – Beyond Breakfast & Syrup
03:00-03:50 pm – Tiffany Hinton – Salad Jars

Lecture Schedule Sunday:

11:00-11:50 am – Dr. Peter Kan – Natural Solutions for Thyroid Conditions
12:00-12:50 pm – Jenna Drew –  Beyond the Bloat: Uncover the Steps to Ditch Belly Bloat & Master Your Gut Health
01:00-01:50 pm – Laura Kolzer – Traveling with Food Allergies

Demo Schedule Sunday:

11:00-11:50 pm – Jen Cuevas – Grain Free, Paleo, & Keto: Options for On the Go
12:00-12:50 pm – Julie Morrison – Savory Snack Mixes
01:00-01:50 pm – Colette & Frank’s Gluten Free Goodness – Go Gluten Free on Game Day


Dr. Peter Kan

Topic: Roadmap to Healing Autoimmune
Location: Lecture Stage

Learn dietary and environmental causes of autoimmune disease and how to reverse symptoms naturally with a proven clinical roadmap that addresses the underlying root cause.

Topic: Natural Solutions for Thyroid Conditions
Location: Lecture Stage

Dynamic presentation on the root cause of low thyroid and how food sensitivity and environmental triggers affect thyroid function. Learn clinically proven functional medicine and natural solutions that heal the thyroid and reverse symptoms.

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Dr. Peter HR Green, MD

Topic: KEYNOTE – Management of Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity After Diagnosis
Location: Lecture Stage

Come listen to a world renowned expert on celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity.  Dr. Peter Green will stay for a question & answer session after his presentation, so you don’t want to miss this!

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Tarah Jakubiak

Topic: Traveling with Food Allergies
Location: Lecture Stage

Tarah Jakubiak, founder of Allergic Traveler and producer of chef cards in 18 languages has traveled the world since infancy. She has been to 22 countries and 25 states. Tarah’s travel experiences vary from all inclusives, cruises, camping; backpacking through Europe, visiting big cities, and finding little hidden gems. She has multiple food allergies, but it does not stop her from seeing the world. Tarah is allergic to eggs, nuts, mushroom, soy, garlic, corn, sesame, potatoes, celery, shellfish, chicken, pork, peanuts, and many fruits. She is originally from Montreal, QC and now lives in Greensboro, NC.

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Taylor Miller

Topic: Be a Social Gluten-Free Pro
Location: Lecture Stage

Whether you’re dining at restaurants, meeting new friends, going on dates, or discussing with family, Taylor (a gluten-free pro) will share the best tips and advice to help you overcome any social situation while gluten-free. www.halelifeblog.com

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Julie Morrison

Topic: Hostess Cakes with the Mostess
Location: Demo Stage

Learn how to make these Hostess Snowball look-alikes which are grain free, xanthan gum free and dairy free (gluten-free of course), including homemade marshmallow filling!!! Bonus: They freeze really well, so you can defrost and enjoy later when the craving hits!

Julie returns to our demo stage again in 2019 to share some new recipes. After a celiac disease diagnosis in 2009, it took a few years of misery to finally realize it is nearly impossible to cram old habits into a new and forever gluten free lifestyle. Finding new ways to bring convenience, nutrition and cost containment into a manageable realm, while restoring a lifetime of food memories led the creation of her cookbook, Survive & Thrive Gluten Free and her blog, Gluten-Free-Way.com to share her recipes and tips for making GF life more enjoyable. She embraces the challenge of creating delicious food that now makes her both proud and happy to be gluten free!

Topic: Savory Snack Mixes
Location: Demo Stage

These aren’t your typical flavors either – Pepperoni Pizza and Honey Mustard Pretzel Bites are on the menu! For some GF people, finding tasty snacks can be a challenge, and in some cases, expensive! With just a few common ingredients, you can make tasty, crunchy snack mixes that even gluten-eaters will enjoy! These quick and easy snack mixes are a great way to use up your GF bread if it gets too dry. The Pepperoni Pizza flavor tastes a whole lot like pizza rolls, and Honey Mustard is tangy and savory, just like the gluten version that is now just a memory. These recipes can be free of other ingredients depending on the bread you use. You’ll also learn how to make really easy focaccia that is the perfect base for the snack mixes!

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Margaret Clegg

Topic: Waffles- Beyond Breakfast & Syrup
Location: Demo Stage


Margaret Clegg, author of MI Gluten Free Gal, shares creative ways to use your waffle iron. From lunch box items to end-of-day desserts, you’re bound to find new ideas. If you don’t own a waffle maker yet, you surely will want one after this demo!

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Tiffany Hinton

Topic: Salad Jars: Lunch on the move made easy!
Location: Demo Stage

Salad Jars give you ability to improve your health and wellness while ensuring your veggies stay crisp as you eat a rainbow of phytonutrients to feed your mitochondria, improving your cellular health. Join Tiffany Hinton, a Certified Functional Medicine Health Coach, owner of GF Mom Certified and Thrive Clean. She was inspired to begin blogging several years ago while going through treatments for infertility. Learning the impact food, especially gluten, had on fertility and health inspired her to share her research and experiences with other Mom’s just like her. Tiffany has a compelling story that led to her gluten-free lifestyle, join her live as she shares her story and knowledge of making Salad Jars for the busy lifestyle moms have today.

Tiffany Hinton is the author of #1 Amazon best-sellers Gluten Free Mom Certified and Mom Certified Celebrates Heritage. She’s been called a “Super Mom” by fellow gluten-free speaker and advocate Pam Jordan, I’m A Celiac. She is a public speaker, cook and allergy coach for the gluten-free community. She has written 13 cookbooks and is celebrating the launch of her first lifestyle book and program entitled, Thrive Clean. She is a gluten-free spokeswoman throughout the US including the award winning Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo, Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest and Nourished Festival.

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Laura Kolzer

Topic: Traveling with Food Allergies
Location: Demo Stage

Laura from HugueNot Travel will give you tips on what to pack, tips for a successful trip and destination suggestions. It’s a great time to be traveling if you have to be on a special diet. There are so many places world-wide that will accommodate your dietary needs. Enjoying new foods in new places is part of the adventure of traveling. With a solid plan, you can take the trip of your dreams and eat safe and delicious food. I’ll share tips and tricks as well as some of my favorite destinations. https://huguenottravel.com/

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Jenna Drew

Topic: Beyond the Bloat: Uncover the Steps to Ditch Belly Bloat & Master Your Gut Health
Location: Lecture Stage

Join fellow Celiac and Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Jenna Drew, as she shares the essential steps to ditch belly bloat that leaves you feeling tired, sluggish, and irritable, and finally improve your gut health naturally.

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Jen Cuevas

Topic: Grain Free, Paleo, & Keto: Options for On the Go
Location: Demo Stage

Whether you’re preparing for travel or just keeping up with a busy schedule, it can be challenging to find clean-eating options for on the go! Jen Cuevas, Founder & CEO of The Gluten & Grain Free Gourmet, has made it her mission over the last five years to make “wellness eating” easier and tastier, based on her own journey to optimal health through food choices. She’ll be sharing some of her favorite options that are proven to keep you going in delicious style. (All items sampled will be gluten, grain, soy, and dairy-free).

After first being diagnosed with Celiac Disease, Jen reversed a number of health conditions and put her Hashimoto’s into remission by removing all grains and soy. She began helping others by establishing a local support group, but quickly realized the difficulty of not being able to rely on convenience foods. With her unique kitchen creations designed to replace everyday basics, Jen was compelled to start her own food company with a mission of making grain-free & Paleo (and now Keto) easier, tastier, and more sustainable. www.ggfgourmet.com

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Colette & Frank’s Gluten Free Goodness

Topic: Go Gluten Free on Game Day
Location: Demo Stage

Learn ways to make some fun fan favorites from Frank and Colette, Owners of Colette and Frank’s Gluten Free Goodness. Learn how to make recipes that can serve two purposes from pizza to pretzel bites, there will be something for everyone. Plus, Colette will be sharing cooking tips and tricks, how to stock your pantry and more.

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