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Natural Awakenings Dallas -Fort Worth Metroplex Edition


Gluten & Allergen Free Expo Coming to DFW

A Gluten and Allergen-Free Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., October 1 and 2, at the Westin Park Central, in Dallas, bringing in some of the country’s best-selling cookbook authors, leading chefs and noted special needs nutrition and health experts to show people how to prepare great tasting, healthy meals and baked goods without gluten and some other of the most common allergens.

The Expo features gluten-free cooking and baking classes and samples of gluten-free products from more than 80 vendors. The cooking demonstrations by top chefs will accommodate both amateur and more experienced chefs. A special area within the exhibit features nut-free products and an allergen-free arts and crafts area for kids.

“Living on a restricted diet doesn’t have to mean living without the joy of cooking, baking and eating foods that look and taste great,” says Jen Cafferty, founder of the Expo. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit the Gluten Intolerance Group Lone Star Celiac Support Group (

Location: 12720 Merit Dr., Dallas. For more information visit