Readings, Lectures, Podcasts & Talks

Poetry Readings. Ongoing. January 2017 to present. Shoreline Cluster Poets; Guilford Performing Arts Festival (Oct ’17); and Poetry Institute.

The Healthy Gut Podcast. May 2017. If you’ve considered going gluten free then this week’s podcast is a must. Rebecca is joined by Heather Jacobsen from Stuffed Pepper to talk all about how, and why, you might decide to go gluten free. They chat about how Heather’s own journey through various childhood conditions, abdominal surgery and an autoimmune condition has led her to a gluten free life. Heather talks about how gluten sensitivity manifests itself, the symptoms and how to manage changing your diet for optimum gut healing.

Breaking Bread. Is Gluten-Free for You?You’ve heard all this talk about the gluten-free diet. But what is it? And how do you know if you are one of the 30% of the population who should be on it? Heather Jacobsen will discuss just what the gluten-free diet is all about, and whether or not you might benefit from it. If you suffer from chronic symptoms of one kind or another, you might find some answers in her discussion. (Ongoing at various libraries and local venues in CT, March 2016 through May 2017).

Going Gluten-Free. And Beyond. The importance of the gluten-free diet and how it is necessary to go beyond simply replacing our gluten-containing foods with those labeled “gluten-free.” Gluten & Allergen Free Wellness Event. Hartford, CT. October 1st, 2016.

Allergy Free Backroads Webcast: Speakers will be giving us a little preview of what they will be presenting at the Hartford event (see above), giving their knowledge and tools to help attendees navigate their journey to health and wellness. Hartford Webcast. October 22nd, 2016..

Low Carb Magazine Top BlogsInterview for “one of the best low carb blogs on the planet.”We’ve looked far and wide for only those people who provide top content or excellent service. Top candidates get asked to tell us and you about what they do and why they do it so that you can get to know them better.

Episode 171 of “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore, Jenna The PA & Friends,” Podcast: Listen in as Jenna, Jenny, Heather, and I discuss scientists working on an oral gut health pill made with feces to treat diabetes, why the weight loss difference between low-fat and low-carb diets don’t tell the whole story, the new foods trend to add in more animal-based fats, how intermittent fasting can be used strategically to shed pounds, why eating when you’re not hungry can be harmful to your health, the fallacy of the popular “everything in moderation” mantra, and how they are trying to disguise high-fructose corn syrup from nutrition labels. Plus, don’t miss Heather’s dairy-free ketogenic liver pâté recipe and Jenny’s surprising health tip that goes right along with the headlines we opined on today at the end. So pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee, and let’s talk!

How Do  You Know If Your Diet is Really Working for You? TEDx Albany. I will be taking a look at the differences between what most people think of as good diets and the scientific truth behind the efficacy of those diets. Albany, NY. Dec. 3rd, 2015.

Getting the Gluten-Free Diet Right. Natural Living Expo. This workshop explains how a grain-free diet consisting of fresh, whole foods is the best option for anyone with chronic health conditions who truly wants to heal. Learn how to create your own gluten-free/grain-free meal plans. Uxbridge, MA. Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015.

Why Your Gluten-Free Diet May Not Be Working For You. Gluten & Allergen Free Wellness Event. Hartford, CT. October 17th, 2015.

Allergy Free Backroads Webcast: Hartford FREE Webcast – What to do if a Traditional Gluten Free Diet is Not Making You Well, Transitioning from Gluten Free to Grain Free, and Customized Nutrition. October, 2015.

Low Carb Paleo Show 013 – Heather Jacobsen Interview. Hosts Alain Braux and Mark Moxom interview the power behind Stuffed-Pepper.com. Heather  takes us on her journey to becoming paleo and gluten-free in order to rid herself of debilitating and potentially life-threatening problems. July 2014.

Transitioning to Paleo Podcast Episode 15. HEATHER Jacobsen, is the founder of Stuffed Pepper™, a community website that hosts recipe sharing, opinion posts, health articles and more. There, Heather works to unravel the health implications of gluten, grains and the gluten-free/paleo lifestyle. Her motto? You and me beyond gluten-free! We are thrilled to hear her story as we take her back to her journey when she first started living the Gluten-Free/Paleo Lifestyle. June 2014.