Springfield, MA – Oct 25-26, 2014

When & Where


When

October 25-26, 2014

9-3pm

Eventbrite - The Gluten & Allergen Free Expo

Parking
The MassMutual Center doesn’t own or operate any local parking facilities.  However, there are several parking lots and garages in the area.

Civic Center Parking Garage
This garage is located directly across from the MassMutual Center on Falcons Way.  Per request of the MassMutual Center parking for all events is only $7.  For more information call (413) 787-6118.

Columbus Avenue – South Garage
This garage is located on Columbus Avenue just two blocks from the MassMutual Center. For more information call the Springfield Parking Authority at (413) 787-6118.

 

Where

MassMutual Center
1277 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01103

Tel: (413) 787-6610

 

Tickets


You may purchase discounted tickets ahead of time by using the form below. 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. Sell outs will be indicated on the website. We recommend buying your tickets ahead of time.

Classes


SATURDAY CLASSES
Time
Presenter(s)
Class Name

Time:10:00-11:00

Presenter(s): Dr. Jus Crea Giammarino

Class:"Healing the Gut from Food Allergies and Sensitivities" Dr. Giammarino will differentiate celiac disease, food allergies and sensitivities and teach how to diagnose each condition. She will discuss Naturopathic treatment options including digestive, nutritive, herbal, and dietary support. She will discuss probiotics, enzymes, and herbal treatment options.

Time:11:30-12:30

Presenter(s): Stephen Wangen, N.D.

Class:

Time:1:00-2:00

Presenter(s): Bill Bradley

Class:"The Gluten Free Mediterranean" One of the misperceptions about the Mediterranean Diet is that it is impossible to do if you are gluten free. Bill Bradley, Registered Dietitian and cookbook author will take you on a gluten free culinary journey through the countries and Islands of the Mediterranean. Learn about the health benefits of eating Mediterranean and how to use gluten free grains that are already a mainstay of Morocco, Spain, Italy, Greece, Egypt, Israel, Syria and the other countries and islands of the Mediterranean. Gluten-Free Recipes and guidelines included.

SUNDAY CLASSES
Time
Presenter(s)
Class Name

Time:

Presenter(s): Vanessa Maltin Weisbrod

Class:

Time:

Presenter(s): Oonagh Williams

Class:

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Presenter(s): Kathy Smart

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Presenters


Bill Bradley

Bill Bradley is a Registered Dietitian who, four years ago, found out he had a gluten intolerance and has been gluten free ever since. His company, Mediterranean Living, specializes in Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle. Bill has written two cookbooks, one of them from the Mediterranean Island of Crete. He has led over 1500 talks and cooking workshops throughout the United States.

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Dr. Jus Crea Giammarino

Dr. Jus Crea Giammarino practices Naturopathic Medicine at The Integrative Health Group in Springfield MA treating people of all ages. She specializes in food allergies and sensitivities and Chairs the Celiac Support Group at Better Life. Dr. Giammarino also teaches Pathology at Springfield Technical Community College for the Integrative Health Department. Previously she has taught Nutrition at Springfield College and was a primary care physician in Brattleboro, VT.

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Kathy Smart

Kathy Smart is a best-selling author, registered nutritionist, Holistic Chef, media go-to gluten-free darling and the Founder and owner of Live The Smart Way. Known as North America’s Gluten-Free Expert™, she has been featured around the world as the leading expert in Gluten-Free living. She is a Chatelaine Magazine recipe developer and writer of national bestselling cookbook Live The Smart Way. She has been a featured expert on Dr. Oz, CTV News, BT, The Social, CH Morning Live, Rogers and Canada AM. Kathy has been named 2013 Most Powerful Woman (Next Best Thing Magazine – Sister Publication to Time Magazine); 2013 Most Amazing Person – CTV Ottawa; National Health Activist for 2012; Leading Women’s Award by the Canadian Government, Winner of the Top 40 Under 40 Business Achievement Awards, Spokesperson for the Gluten Free Expo – the world’s largest gluten-free expo. Kathy was recently named one of the Top 50 Most Influential Social Media Tweeters according to the Huffington Post and is has been tapped as GlobalNews.ca’s On-line Gluten-Free Expert. A TV Host and Chef, Kathy’s mission and work is to make Gluten-Free taste Good!

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Oonagh Williams

British Born, Independent, Award Winning, Chef/Instructor Oonagh Williams has a Culinary Arts degree and trained in London and Switzerland. Based in New Hampshire, her 28-year-old son was diagnosed gluten and lactose intolerant 6 years ago with no previous symptoms. Chef Oonagh has always cooked from scratch with real ingredients, so it was only baked goods that she generally needed to adapt to gluten free. Chef Oonagh follows a gluten free diet (Chef Oonagh discovered her arthritis pains and period pains went away with a gluten free diet and has since discovered family members with celiac disease), and only buys regular flour bread and cereal for her husband.
Chef Oonagh gives presentations and classes on gluten free cooking and living, consults and guides people in adapting to a gluten free lifestyle, caters gluten free parties, has written a monthly recipe column for the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness for over three years, and writes for various publications. Chef Oonagh has published her ‘Delicious Gluten Free Cooking’ cookbook. Recipes range from kid friendly pancakes, waffles and Tollhouse Cookies to adult indulgent Chicken Buffalo soup, Corned Beef in Beer, English Trifle and Tiramisu.

Chef Oonagh feels strongly that anything gluten free has to taste as good as any gluten filled recipe and frequently says that ‘my six foot four baby would soon tell me if it wasn’t any good, my husband is far politer’!
As a chef with a deep understanding of food and the ability to fully understand food labels, Chef Oonagh has helped numerous people with their food intolerances.

Chef Oonagh:
• Was the featured Chef at the Healthy Villi, Boston Celiac Conference in October 2013 and will present at the April 2014 Boston Celiac Conference.
• Is invited to speak at Corporate Health and Wellness Events and State Fairs
• Has written a monthly recipe column for the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness for over three years.
• Has been a regular guest on NH’s ABC WMUR-TV’s Cooks Corner for more than 10 years
• Presents cooking classes and dinner parties
• Has a cookbook ‘Delicious Gluten Free Cooking’
• Hosts a Celiac Disease Support Group
• Writes a Gluten Free Living Blog at www.RoyalTempatations.com/blog
• Has a Healthy Cooking/Healthy Living Radio Show.
• ‘Like’ her at Gluten Free Cooking with Oonagh on Facebook

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Stephen Wangen, N.D.

Dr. Stephen Wangen is one of the world’s leading experts on IBS, food allergies and intolerances, and the ecosystem of the digestive tract. Dr. Wangen is the co-founder and Medical Director of the IBS Treatment Center, and the author of two popular books, “The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Solution” and the award winning “Healthier Without Wheat: A New Understanding of Wheat Allergies, Celiac Disease, and Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerance.”

Dr. Wangen understands what many of his patients are experiencing and truly practices what he preaches. He not only cured his IBS, but is also gluten intolerant and has a dairy allergy. He has not eaten gluten since 1995, nor dairy since 2000.

Dr. Stephen Wangen is a licensed and board certified physician with a doctoral degree in naturopathic medicine from the internationally renowned Bastyr University in Seattle, WA, where he also is a faculty member.

 

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Vanessa Weisbrod
Vanessa Maltin Weisbrod

Vanessa Maltin Weisbrod is the Executive Editor of Delight Gluten-Free Magazine, an international publication geared towards people with food allergies, celiac disease and other medical conditions relating to food. In addition to the magazine, Vanessa also consults for a variety of gluten-free food manufactures and is an active member of the Advisory Board of the Celiac Disease Center at Children’s National Medical Center.
Vanessa is also the author of two gluten-free cookbooks: Beyond Rice Cakes: A Young Person’s Guide to Cooking, Eating & Living Gluten-Free was released in September 2006 and her second book is The Gloriously Gluten-Free Cookbook: Spicing Up Life with Italian, Asian and Mexican Recipes (Wiley) was released in April 2010.

Vanessa has appeared on numerous television shows as a gluten-free food and celiac disease expert including Planet Green’s Emeril GreenCNBC’s On the Money and CNN’s Newsroom with Heidi Collins. She has been interviewed and quoted in U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Washington Woman, Supermarket News, Publix Greenwise Magazine and numerous other local newspapers.

Vanessa received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the George Washington University and a Culinary Arts degree from the Institute of Culinary Education. She also holds certificates in the Practical Applications of Food Allergy Guidelines and Nutritional Analysis for Federal School Breakfast & Lunch Programs. Previously she worked as a health care reporter for the Advisory Board Company’s Daily Briefing and for Cox Newspapers, where she covered health care, politics, immigration and other breaking news for major newspapers including the Palm Beach Post, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and the Dayton Daily News.

 

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