speakers

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All speaker sessions take place in The Stop at Artscape Wychwood Barns

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11:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Top 5 Gluten-Free Foods You Haven’t Heard About
and Why You Need to Eat Them

More energy, improved digestion and decreased anxiety are all benefits you can expect to experience after eating these 5 gluten free foods you haven’t heard about! Kale, quinoa and chia seeds are so 2016. Find out what to fill your fridge and cupboards with for 2017! In this 45-minute session, North America’s gluten-free expert Kathy Smart will reveal these life-changing foods and share tasty ways to prepare and eat them.

Registered holistic nutritionist and chef Kathy Smart is the author of the bestselling cookbook Live The Smart Way. Best known as North America’s gluten-free expert, she is a popular speaker and health and fitness presenter. She was recently awarded the Leading Women Award by the Canadian government for raising health awareness across the country and was Canadian Holistic Nutritionist of the year in 2016. A Chatelaine recipe developer, Kathy has been a guest on The Dr. Oz Show, CTV News, Breakfast Television, The Social and countless other shows. The Huffington Post recently named her one of the Top 50 Most Influential Social Media Tweeters. She is currently a faculty member at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition.

 

1 – 2 pm

Cupcake decorating with Lily Eklove + Almond Butterfly Bake Shop

 

Lily Eklove is the Gluten Free Garage muse and taste tester. Diagnosed with celiac disease at age 3, she has grown up with the autoimmune disease and has learned to be her own advocate when it comes to the foods she can and cannot eat. A fifth-grader in French immersion, Lily dreams of going to Paris one day to eat gluten-free croissants. Until then, she’s pretty happy with the GF cupcakes from Almond Butterfly Bake Shop.

 

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OUR GUEST SPEAKERS DELIVERED THE GOODS ON GLUTEN-FREE LIVING

Gluten Free Garage: Part III (November 2013) was pleased to bring you 3 fantastic speakers and topics for our guest speaker series! Our speakers covered a variety of topics related to healthy gluten-free living. There was something for everyone!

Click on the links below to view the guest speaker sessions.

Ricki Heller
SUPERFOODS TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR GLUTEN-FREE COOKING & BAKING

Joy McCarthy
FROM GLUTEN-FREE JUNKIE TO GLUTEN-FREE GODDESS

Maggie Savage
GLUTEN FREE IS IN THE HOUSE!