Portland 2018 Lecture and Demo Schedule

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Lecture Schedule Saturday:

11:00-11:50 am – Dr. Peter Kan – Roadmap To Healing Autoimmune Diseases
12:00-12:50 pm – Dr. Lisa Shaver – KEYNOTE: Now Gluten-Free, Why Not Better?
01:00-01:50 pm – Nadine Grzeskowiak – Children: Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity
02:00-02:50 pm – Michael Frolichstein – All Things Gluten-Free Discussion

Demo Schedule Saturday:

11:00-11:50 am – Sara Vollmer – Breakfast of Champions
12:00-12:50 pm – tbd
01:00-01:50 pm – Taylor Miller – Delicious Vegan Lasagna
02:00-02:50 pm – Trader Joe’s – Cauliflower Gnochi with Pesto

Lecture Schedule Sunday:

11:00-11:50 am – Laura Koelzer – Traveling with Food Allergies
12:00-12:50 pm – Dr. Peter Kan – Natural Solutions for Thyroid Conditions
01:00-01:50 pm – Nadine Grzeskowiak – Auto-Immune Issues and a Grain Free Lifestyle

Demo Schedule Sunday:

11:00-11:50 am – Sharon Swan Tieszien – Best Stuffing/Dressing Recipes!
12:00-12:50 pm – Jennifer Bigler – Simple and inexpensive recipes
01:00-01:50 pm – tbd

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Dr. Peter Kan

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.

Topic: Roadmap To Healing Autoimmune Diseases
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.

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Dr. Lisa Shaver

Topic: KEYNOTE: Now Gluten-Free, Why Not Better?
Location: Lecture Stage

After a gluten-free diet, is something else at play that is preventing you from feeling optimal? Many medical issues may be simultaneous. Dr Shaver discusses the possibilities including: SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth), SIFO/LIFO (small/large intestinal fungal overgrowth), EPI (exocrine pancreatic insufficiency), IBS, dietary choices, and so much more.

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Nadine Grzeskowiak

Topic: Children: Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity
Location: Lecture Stage

Learn from Nadine, the Gluten Free RN about food intolerances and the variety of symptoms shown in children. Learn how to identify children at risk for celiac disease and food intolerances as well as: the history of celiac disease and children, the current recommended testing for children, how to make educated decisions about food choices, using food as medicine and a preventative tool for future health.

Topic: Auto-Immune Issues and a Grain Free Lifestyle
Location: Lecture Stage

We all need to be aware of the association with what we eat and auto-immune issues. Learn from Nadine, the Gluten Free RN on how to: identify food that impacts our health outcomes in a positive way, recognize genetic factors in auto-immune diseases including Type 1 Diabetes, MS, Lupus, RA and many more, use food as your strongest medicine to heal, use food, sleep and movement as your tools for improved health, to recognize quality food, use a grain-free food plan to heal your mind, body and skin.


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Michael Frolichstein

Topic: All Things Gluten-Free Discussion
Location: Lecture Stage

The Celiac Project Podcast – the #1 weekly celiac and gluten-free related podcast will be taping live at the GFFAFest! The Celiac Project founder and filmmaker, Michael Frolichstein and a panel of guests, will share their stories as well as stories from session attendees, during this live interactive podcast. The most powerful tool to raising awareness and connecting with our community is through sharing our stories. Bring your questions or your story to share as you partake in a live recording of The Celiac Project Podcast!


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Sara Vollmer

Topic: Breakfast of Champions
Location: Demo Stage

Breakfast starts when you plan ahead. Crockpots, cutting vegetables and variations of ingredients help you start out your morning. Come listen to Sara Vollmer from the GFFAFest team as she shares some of her favorite recipes.

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Taylor Miller

Topic: Delicious Vegan Lasagna
Location: Demo Stage

How to Easily Make Gluten Free & Vegan Lasagna Taylor will show you how to make a delicious gluten-free and vegan lasagna in a short amount of time. No boiling noodles required! This recipe is great for busy nights and will provide a meal for a whole family.

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Laura Koelzer

Topic: Traveling with Food Allergies
Location: Lecture 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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Sharon Swan Tieszien

Topic: Best Stuffing/Dressing Recipe
Location: Demo Stage

Foodie Friend Sharon believes food and life should never be boring. So, this spiffed up recipe for stuffing (with sausage and cornbread) will take your Thanksgiving to the next taste bud level. Join Sharon today as she shares some tips for adapting one of Thanksgiving’s sought after sides: Stuffing/Dressing!

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Jennifer Bigler

Topic: Simple and inexpensive recipes
Location: Demo Stage

Join Jennifer from Living Freely Gluten Free helps navigate you through the gluten free lifestyle with simple and inexpensive recipes. Having an entirely gluten free family she knows how to create family friendly recipes that will keep you on budget and enjoying the foods you love. www.livingfreelyglutenfree.com

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