Taylor Empey - Food Trends and Fads 10:30am

Founder of Metabolic Radio, Certified Nutritionist & Personal Trainer Taylor holds multiple nationally accredited certifications and specializes in nutrition and has been been featured as a local fitness authority on KSL5, ABC4, CW30, Salt Lake Magazine,, and

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Jennifer Russell-Fenus - Cooking Demo: 11:30

Sunbutter Cups (Like Peanut Butter Cups but made with sunflower seed butter instead)

  • -Sunbutter -Powdered Sugar -Gluten-Free vegan cookie crumbs -Vegan semi-sweet chocolate chips (I use Enjoy Life brand, which are gluten free, Soy free, and dairy free)

Almond Delites (Vegan almond joy-vegan, gluten free)

  • -Sliced Almonds -Dehydrated Coconut chips, shreds, or flakes -Brown Rice Syrup -Vegan semi-sweet chocolate chips


Dietitian Panel - 12:30pm

Come listen to Utah's Top Dietitians talk about nutrition and cooking. Ask questions that you have been dieing to know the answers to.

  • Anjee Barber MS, RD, LD
    • Currently Lead Registered Dietitian at Total Health and Fitness.
  • Paige Smathers, RDN, CD
    • Paige decided to start a private practice in nutrition consulting.
  • Ashley Quadros, MS, RD, CD
    • Dietitian for Harmons Grocery, Lehi, Utah

Learn more about our dietitian panel here:

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Lora Erickson - Nutrition for an Active lifestyle 1:00pm

Owner of and a USA Ironman All-World Triathlete Lora Erickson aka “Blonde Runner” is a nationally ranked triathlete and USA Triathlon 2015 All-American. She is also an experienced USATF certified running coach, USA Triathlon coach, U.S. Master Level 2 Certified Swim Coach, NASM-Corrective Exercise Specialist and personal trainer with over 24 years of coaching experience. Coach Lora specializes in weight loss, she is a mother of four, and loves designing realistic custom individual programs that can fit into a busy everyday life.

Gluten-Free Heaven - COOKING DEMO 1:30pm

Learn from the pro how to cook gluten-free. It's fun and easy! Gluten-Free Heaven sells baking mixes, flours, bulk quantities retail and wholesale. Not gritty, fluffy cookies, bread, cake, donuts, sweet rolls, pizza crust.

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Darryl Bosshardt & Craig Gordon - Seasonings Specialist 2:00pm

Redmond Life - Listen as Darryl and Craig Gordon (Utah Avalanche Center forecaster and plant-based athlete) talk about Real Salt and other natural, healthy seasonings. Real Every product we make has a short list of real ingredients – and it isn’t a tradeoff. Our natural foods are delicious. Our personal care products really work. Redmond products are simple, clean, and real.

Factory Farming Awareness Coalition (ffac) - 3:00pm

The Factory Farming Awareness Coalition is an educational non-profit committed to empowering people to save the environment, animals, and our own health through our daily food choices.

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USANA Health Sciences - 4:00pm

USANA offers a personalized approach to nutrition. A Utah-based company that produces various nutritional products and dietary supplements.