Gluten Free in Central Arkansas, branch of GIG

August 2010




Monthly meetings will now be held in the Fireplace Room at the Arkansas Heart Hospital.


I hope you can join us to celebrate our new “home”. There will be foods to try. Members are welcome to bring in home made or purchased GF goodies to share with the group too. 


This room is located in a building behind the main hospital. When you drive in from the stop light, you will be facing the hospital. Go to the right. When you come to the stop sign, go left.  This takes you behind the hospital.  The building with the Fireplace Room will be on the right with a sign that says ANNEX. There is convenient parking in front of the building and we can ignore the HR ONLY parking signs as it is after hours.


Arkansas Heart Hospital

1701 South Shackleford Road

Little Rock, AR 72211


Going south on I-430, take exit 5 and turn right onto Shackleford. Hospital is on the right.


Going north on I-430, take exit 5 and turn left onto Shackleford. Hospital is on the right.


Please note the next meeting is on Saturday, August 14. I hope to see you there.


Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

Anne Luther




Calendar for GFCA 

*Saturday*, August 14 1-3pm: Betsy Hendricks, MD will be speaking. Her topic is “It’s the Yeast”


Monday, September 20, 6-8pm Samuel B. Welch, MD, PHD, FACS, FAAOA, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UAMS will be speaking. Topic: "Delayed Food Reactions: Diagnosis and Management"..


*Saturday*, October 16th 10am to noon Cookbook author, Claudia Pillow will be giving a presentation.  She and her sister Annalise Roberts, recently published a new book, The Gluten-Free Good Health Cookbook: the Delicious Way to Strengthen Your Immune System and Neutralize Inflammation.  The three-step strategy of Gluten-Free Good Health is simple: replace gluten-containing foods (such as wheat) with vegetables and fruits, reduce sugar intake, and balance every meal with whole foods. The book contains such sought out recipes as a gluten-free roux for Mac and cheese, traditional pan sauce gravies, innovative low-fat sauces and creamy soups. The extensive vegetable chapter contains flavorful, easy-to- prepare recipes like roasted ratatouille and butternut squash gratin, so eating healthy is simple.





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