Dallas, TX – Nov 15-16, 2014

When & Where


Nov 15-16, 2014

9-3 pm

Free Parking

Eventbrite - The Gluten & Allergen Free Expo


Dallas Market Hall – North Hall
2200 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207

(214) 655-6100 or (214) 744-7444



Early bird discounts! Now through Oct 31, get discounts off advance ticket prices! Just click "apply promotional code" below and enter EARLYBIRD for $5 off adult tickets and EARLYKIDS for $2 off kids tickets. If you are purchasing both adult and kids tickets, enter one code first and click apply, then enter the second code and click apply. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Full-price tickets ($20 per adult and $5 per child (over the age of 3) will be on sale at the event if we do not sell out in advance.


Class Name


Class:"Immunity and Food: The Intersection Between Foods & the Immune System" How gluten and other food proteins play a role in leaky gut, autoimmunity and disease and what you can do to take control of your health.


Presenter(s): Oonagh Williams

Class:"The Power of Food – The best medicine or the worst poison for your body." Chef Oonagh is not going to push a raw food diet (with NE winters, get real), or have you give up your favorite foods (as if we would want to). Chef Oonagh will help you understand how the food you commonly eat can be causing other problems - beyond high cholesterol, but including arthritis, female problems, headaches, diabetes, fatigue etc. Chef Oonagh will explain the new FDA proposed food labeling; is GMO a good thing?; soy and corn everywhere; how much sugar is too much sugar?; all the new cooking oils, new sugars, new grains, trans fat, hydrogenated, "fat free"; and the increasing number of food allergies, not just gluten free.


Class:"Auto-Immune Diseases: It's Hard to Have Just One" Learn the importance of recognizing the connection between celiac disease and other auto-immune diseases & how to effectively treat and manage auto-immune issues with anti-inflammatory foods. Nadine is a Registered Nurse with years of critical care experience. She ended up with several auto-immune issues by the age of 40 and utilizing an auto-immune food protocol, resolved her symptoms. You can too.


Class:"The Gluten Conundrum What is gluten, why am I sensitive, and even though I've given up gluten, why do I still feel bad?" Dr. O'Brien will discuss why its important, with conditions ranging from gluten sensitivity to celiac disease, to avoid gluten and many other foods which may react in similar ways in our bodies (aka cross-react with gluten). She will discuss multiple different diet options, how they are similar and how they differ, and what we can do to lead a normal life amidst this chaos and confusion.

Class Name


Class:"Immunity and Food: The Intersection Between Foods & the Immune System" How gluten and other food proteins play a role in leaky gut, autoimmunity and disease and what you can do to take control of your health.


Presenter(s): Vanessa Maltin Weisbrod

Class:"Nutrition and Gluten-Free Baking" Curious about the dozens and dozens of gluten-free flours on the marketplace? This presentation will look at some of the most popular gluten-free flour replacements (white rice flour, brown rice flour, almond flour, teff, millet, coconut flour, sorghum flour, soy flour, etc) and teach attendees how to convert their favorite baking recipes into gluten-free alternatives. Furthermore, the presentation will look at the nutritional properties of each of the gluten-free ingredients and explore how to boost nutrition in household recipe favorites. The class will also look at gluten-free all-purpose flours and help participants decide which blend is the best for their family.


Presenter(s): Tiffany Hinton

Class:"Raising A Child Gluten Free" Learn how to keep your child safe at home and away. Tiffany Hinton a mom of children with food allergies will teach you how to keep your own child smiling with safe kitchen tips, snack ideas, birthday party solutions, traveling and more.


Presenter(s): Carol Kicinski

Class:"Get Rid of Toxins – in your Diet and in your Life!" Carol Kicinski, over 20 years living the gluten-free lifestyle, tells her personal story of how going gluten free changed not just her health but her life – informative, always humorous, entertaining and uplifting!


Dr. Christina O’Brien, DC, RD, DACNB

Dr. Christina O’Brien, DC, RD, DACNB has been in the healthcare field for over 15 years. She began her career as a Registered Dietitan 15 years ago and went on to become a Chiropractor, a Licensed Massage Therapist, and is certified in Acupuncture. Her philosophy is a holistic one and she believes that the power that made the body also has the ability to heal the body. She has seen her vision come true in the wellness center she has created in Lewisville, TX. Complete Health & Wellness is an all-encompassing clinic where people come to get help with many conditions, ranging from back pain to autoimmunity. Dr. O’Brien specializes in helping autoimmune conditions, neurological imbalances and working with children on the Autistic spectrum through the use of Functional Neurology and Functional Medicine.

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Elizabeth Anthony Gronert

Elizabeth Anthony Gronert is a Wife, Mother (Single mom for 20 years!), and now Grandmother of 6, who has been in her own business for over 30 years. Elizabeth is a veteran speaker, seasoned trainer, business coach, published author of books, textbooks, magazine columns, technical videos and blog. She started in the Professional Beauty Industry as a salon owner, platform educator and international trainer. Elizabeth transitioned into Social Networking with a decade in Fashion helping people with Total Image Consulting. Elizabeth entered the Wellness Arena by helping people learn how to Sleep More Restoratively. Now, Elizabeth leverages her knowledge, resources and advocate partners to help people and families be healthy. Elizabeth speaks on how to avoid hidden ingredients that may harm like gluten, grains, dairy, allergens, toxins, & carcinogens in not only food but the products we use every day. Being a licensed Cosmetologist, Esthetician & MakeUp Artist for 34 years, Elizabeth has a passion for helping people with skin concerns use natural ways to look and feel their best – inside and out!

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Joanna Baker APD

Joanna Baker is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Nutritionist, Registered Nurse from Australia who has had IBS symptoms from a young age and has specialised in FODMAPs. Joanna is an executive consultant with FODMAP Friendly the only registered certification trademark in the world which certifies the FODMAP levels in foods. Joanna has published articles, written recipes and lectured in FODMAPs for the health professions.

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Lexy Brown

My name is Lexy Brown and I am the Nutritional Health Coach Regional Manager for Texas. I graduated from Texas Tech University with a B.S in Nutrition. I was a personal trainer for two years for the schools Rec Center and then I worked under a Naturopath right out of school. I was then the Nutritional Health Coach at the Richardson Natural Grocers for 2 years and because I have had my own health issues in the past, I am so passionate about this field as well as believing in the Natural Grocers mission.

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Tiffany Hinton

Tiffany Hinton is the author of the #1 Amazon best-sellers Gluten Free Mom Certified and Mom Certified Celebrates Heritage. She’s been called “Super Mom” by fellow Gluten-Free speaker and advocate Pam Jordan, I’m A Celiac. She is a Public Speaker, Blogger, Cook and Allergy Coach for the Gluten-Free community. She has written 11 cookbooks. She was recently a speaker at North Carolina State University during the Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event. She is a regular speaker through out the US including the award winning Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo, where she signs books in the Author Area.

Tiffany has a compelling story that led to her gluten free lifestyle. She is not your average author and is a Person You Should Know. Tiffany is available for speaking engagements, book readings/signings, cooking demonstrations, as well as gluten and allergy free promotional events. She would be thrilled to work with any company that instills the same healthy lifestyle that she, the Gluten-Free Mom, promotes. Connect with Tiffany on Twitter or Facebook

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