Workshop Schedule for November 3, 2019 Burlington ontario


Rachel Stewart

Workshop 11:30am Gluten Free – Will Travel!

Join celiac travel agent, Rachel Stewart to talk about her favourite subject – Gluten Free Travel! She’ll share her insider tips and tricks for planning a great trip – including navigating the online world for  inspiration, researching destinations and finding amazing food experiences, all around the world. She will also share her wealth of knowledge on finding the right gluten free all-inclusive destinations and guide to enjoying them safely. Gluten Free travel has never been easier!


Dana Silvestri

Guest Speaker 1:00pm Wellness with Dana

Join Nutritionist and Italian Foodie, Dana Silvestri, as she discusses how to navigate a gluten free diet. Learn the hidden ingredients to watch out for, how to eat out safely, and where to begin when eliminating gluten.

As a Nutritionist, Dana specializes in digestive diseases and alternative diets. Diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at 18, Dana has been thriving with a gluten free diet ever since.

Be sure to attend as there will be special goodie bags full of gluten free treats for the first 50 guests!


CCA Team

Workshop 2:30 pm Gluten Free 101 

Gauri Bawa, Registered Dietitian in charge of the CCA's client support and Jessica Danford, passionate advocate for the celiac and gluten-free community serving on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Celiac Association, will discuss what to do when you or your family member is diagnosed with Celiac Disease. A wealth of information offering the science of nutrition into plain language and first hand experience navigating the gluten free world!


Diane Solano

Workshop 3:15pm Ultimate Health with Superfood

Learn how to make a daily habit like coffee - guilt free by learning about the power of Superfood "Ganoderma Lucidum" that is supporting health and changing many peoples lives!! In this workshop you will learn the power of Medicinal Mushrooms and why they are getting many people RESULTS!! The science is there and research is now showing how medicinal mushrooms support:  gut health and dysbiosis,  energy production and mental focus, weight loss and hormone balancing, immune support and detoxification, sleep quality and better mood

Join us and empower your life knowing about what mother nature has to offer for better life performance. 

cooking demonstrations


Denise Thibodeau

Cooking Demonstration 12:15pm: Gingerbread Delight in Minutes

Denise Thibodeau loves helping her clients discover fast and easy meal solutions using gluten free and clean ingredients for their fast-paced lifestyles. She offers hands-on cooking classes that are a ton of fun, as her clients discover and experience how easy it is to cook a balanced meal for their families.  She de-myths the idea that cooking is difficult as she helps people answer the age-old question “what’s for dinner”.

Contact Denise to learn how you too can cook a delicious clean balanced meal for yourself or family in 30 minutes or less. 


Planted In Hamilton

Cooking Demonstration: 1:45pm:  Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Join Chef Emily as she discusses choosing the flour blend that’s right for your recipe, how to modify a gluten baking recipe to a gluten free one, and how to accommodate other food restrictions (vegan!) when baking.

Planted is a plant-based gluten-free restaurant & bakery located in downtown Hamilton. Our mission is to prove that inclusive food can feel familiar and taste amazing. Whether it's nachos, pulled jackfruit sandwiches, or cashew mac and cheese, we're committed to making everything vegan, everything gluten-free, and everything awesome.