Friday, October 25, 2013

November 2013 GIG Events

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Saturday, November 2
Where               Salem Conference Center, 200 Commercial Street SE Salem, Oregon 97301 (map)
DescriptionLiving with gluten intolerance or any food sensitivity is a real challenge. The team at The Healthy Living and Gluten Free Expo has put together a wonderful group of local and national businesses that want to make life easier for those who live with dietary limitations. This event promises to be fun and informative for anyone who wants to increase their levels of health and life enjoyment. Many people head into the winter months with the mindset of “It’s okay to overdo it during the holidays, I’ll get healthy in the spring.” The big question is “Why wait to be healthy?” The Healthy Living and Gluten Free Expo will be a high energy event filled with options and products that will help you choose wisely and lead you to the treasure in your quest for good health. 9 expert speakers and over 50 gluten-free vendors. Tickets purchased online are only $7.00 each. Tickets purchased at the door will be $10.00 each. Children 10 and under are free. Event Location Information:

Tuesday, November 6

Monthly series of gluten-free cooking classes with Chef Kimi Reid and Dr Lisa Shaver. Class includes cooking instruction, discussion on gluten-free related concerns for that meal, health tips along the way, and a full sit-down meal. 

November: Dandy Holiday Dishes with Party Tips 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Dr. Lisa Shaver, ND and Chef Kimi Reid 

Charlee's Kitchen
NCNM's Helfgott Research Institute & Community Education Center
2220 SW 1st Ave, Portland, 97201

Whether you are hosting a party or venturing out, here are festive recipes to make or bring. These three versatile dishes of risotto, dip and crumble may become your holiday traditions to please a crowd. We'll chat about safe eating at parties for a worry-free winter.

Mark your calendars (and register early for best pricing):
December 4: Cozy Fireside Soups
January 8: Get Fresh with Us: Cleansing Foods
February 5: Let's Fall in Love with GF Desserts
March 5: Brunch for a Bunch

Register here:

Saturday, November 9
November 9th at the next GIG of Portland meeting
Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Hospital
Room MOB 
(on the south side of the hospital campus, across from the glass sliding doors of the atrium, next to the valet parking)
10am to 12 noon

PRIZES for the best recipes as voted on by all of us attending!!
FIRST PLACE PRIZE: $50 New Seasons Market gift card
Also prizes for 2nd and 3rd place!!

Bring only 100% gluten-free food items, with 20-30 copies of your recipes to give away. If you don't know how to cook/bake gluten-free and you want to come, just bring drinks! All are welcome to this 100% GLUTEN-FREE EVENT.

Free parking across the street (N. Graham) in the garage.

Saturday, November 16
Gluten Free Thanksgiving Potluck
Hosted by GIG branches in Northwest Oregon
   Saturday, November 16, 12 noon
                First Baptist Church Social Hall
        125 SE Cowls Street, McMinnville, OR 97128
                  RSVP to Susan Chambers       503-435-9952
Turkey, Ham, rolls, gravy, coffee, and tea will be provided.
    RSVP to bring a side, salad or dessert that serves 8
Side dishes could include stuffing, vegetables, potatoes, yams, etc.
Salads - any kinds
Desserts - always the most popular!
Please bring ONE copy of your recipe to be scanned
When you RSVP, Susan will send a form for you to check off ingredients so people with other food intolerances will know what's in the dish. Copies of this form will also be available at the event. 

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