August 12, 2016

Cooking Stage

stage1-quesava3Visit the Cooking Stage to learn cooking techniques and tips from local chefs and culinary experts as they explore nutritious and delicious solutions for those looking to thrive on with Gluten Free lifestyle!

{Please note that times may change, and additional speakers will be added shortly, so check back soon for updates}

Saturday, January 13, 2018:

10:45am: Gluten Free Party Foods Demo with Desiree Nielsen

Join Desiree Nielsen, Registered Dietitian and Host of The Urban Vegetarian on Gusto TV, for a gluten-free party foods demo so you can throw the ultimate new year, new you fiesta. She will teach you to make avocado ‘fries’ crusted with Nature’s Path Gluten Free Mesa Sunrise Flakes Cereal – the perfect guilt-free finger food for any occasion.

12:10pm: Vegetable-Based Gluten Free dough; healthy snacks, and meals
Join Ken Schneider, founder of Quesava Kitchen to discover snack and meal solutions full of flavour and free of additives, preservatives, refined sugars, trans-fats and GMO’s! Learn to make meals in minutes, with ready to use scoop-and-bake dough made of Cassava Root and Chia!

1:00pm Gluten-free Vegan Pizza Demo 
Learn how to make delicious Gluten-free Vegan Pizza Dough! Join Chef Jen Peters from Nextjen Gluten-free as she demonstrates how easy it is for you to make your own Gluten Free Pizza Dough. With this one recipe, you can make; Flour Tortillas, Pita bread, Wraps, Crackers, and Naan.  One wholesome recipe to make your life easy and delicious.

1:50pm: Healthy, Delicious and Gluten Free 30 Minute Meals 
Join Mandy King, a Holistic Nutritionist, and founder of HEAL (Healthy Eating And Living) as she shares her knowledge and experience as a Celiac as she guides you through making healthy, delicious and gluten-free 30 minute meals.

2:40pm: Making Plant Based Energy Bites
Join Dawn Levelton, Registered Holistic Nutritionist as she demonstrates how to make quick, tasty, and energizing plant based snacks. Learn how to make her clean and indulgent, plant based, energy bites to help fuel you on the go. These plant based treats are gluten, dairy and nut free!

Sunday, January 14, 2018:

10:45am: Gluten Free Party Foods Demo with Desiree Nielsen

Join Desiree Nielsen, Registered Dietitian and Host of The Urban Vegetarian on Gusto TV, for a gluten-free party foods demo so you can throw the ultimate new year, new you fiesta. Because no party’s complete without chips and dip, Desiree will be making a chili-spiked, nut-free vegan queso that pairs perfectly with Que Pasa’s organic and non-GMO tortilla chips.

12:10pm: Vegetable-Based Gluten Free dough; healthy snacks, and meals 
Join Ken Schneider, founder of Quesava Kitchen to discover snack and meal solutions full of flavour and free of additives, preservatives, refined sugars, trans-fats and GMO’s! Learn to make meals in minutes, with ready to use scoop-and-bake dough made of Cassava Root and Chia!

1:00pm Gluten-free Vegan Waffle Making Demo 
Learn how to make delicious Vegan gluten-free waffles! Chef Hamid Salimian from Nextjen Gluten-free will be demonstrating the simple steps of making a delicious crispy waffle without adding sugar. He will be teaching you how to properly substitute eggs and dairy in this recipe. This waffle can be frozen and toasted, so it is ready whenever you need it.

1:50pm: Healthy, Delicious and Gluten Free 30 Minute Meals 
Join Mandy King, a Holistic Nutritionist, and founder of HEAL (Healthy Eating And Living) as she shares her knowledge and experience as a Celiac as she guides you through making healthy, delicious and gluten-free 30 minute meals.

2:40pm: Meal Prepping with Mason Jars
Plan for success with Mason Jar Meals! Join Jen Laurie, Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Social Entrepreneur with Epicure, as she shows you how easy it is to make perfectly balanced, delicious, healthy meals in under 15 mins.

The Gluten Free Expo would not be possible without the kind support of our sponsors. A special thank you goes to these kind community supporters: