Learn to create nutrient-rich, luscious gluten-free foods that you and your holiday guests will enjoy. This interactive class includes self-assessments, education and Q&A to support exploration of gluten-free nutritional needs. Self-assessments are evidence-based and provide participants clues regarding their susceptibility to gluten intolerance-related malabsorption/nutritional deficiencies, chronic inflammation and autoimmune disease (e.g. Celiac Disease). Education entails and overview of the physiology of gluten intolerance and general protocols for remedying or managing the condition. Practical tips encompass shopping and dining out strategies, as well as creative food preparations ideas customized to the holidays. Participants will enjoy gluten-free treats an receive money-saving tips for gluten-free shopping both online and at local health food stores! Included is a review of healthy ready-prepared, gluten-free products for the time-pressed during the holidays.