No Whey Chocolate Review

No Whey Chocolate Chocolate No No's

Raise your hand if you love chocolate. *raises both hands* I love dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and white chocolate. The only time I don’t like chocolate is with coconut.  *insert green nauseous emoji* Nikki, on the other hand, likes chocolate in moderation. She only likes white and milk chocolate. We were perusing Vitacost one day and … Read moreNo Whey Chocolate Review

What to Do When Your Loved One Has an Invisible Illness

Invisible illness

Oftentimes when a person has an illness, there are physical signs that we can see. This could be hair loss, puffy cheeks, or weight loss/gain. Not all illnesses have these physical signs, but they should be treated as any other illness. I have friends with Endometriosis and Fibromyalgia. I know someone with Hashimoto’s. I have … Read moreWhat to Do When Your Loved One Has an Invisible Illness

Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event Recap

Samples from a swag bag

Last month, I attended my first event as a blogger. I attended the Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event here in Charlotte. The event features various vendors and speakers to help educate and serve those that cannot eat gluten and/or have allergens. Free product sampling before purchasing, lectures and demonstrations, and a free gift bag … Read moreGluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event Recap

Gluten-Free Spirited 2017 in Review

Another year is getting ready to close. Like many of you, I’ve been reflecting on what I accomplished in 2017 before setting intentions and goals for the next 365 days. My biggest goal for this year was also my biggest accomplishment: launching Gluten-Free Spirited. In the latter part of 2016, I began doing research on … Read moreGluten-Free Spirited 2017 in Review

Santa Hat Jell-O Shots (GF, DF, SF)

Santa's Hat ell-O shots

Looking for an quick, easy, festive treat for those adults on the Naughty list? Does it need to be dietary-restriction friendly? Lucky for you, Gluten-Free Spirited has you covered! This recipe is inspired by a video that I saw on Delish’s Facebook page. We modified the recipe to make it dairy-, soy-, and gluten-free. The … Read moreSanta Hat Jell-O Shots (GF, DF, SF)

Cookies for the Santa with Dietary-Restrictions

Christmas Snickerdoodles cookies

If Santa is anything like Scott Calvin, he needs cookies that are dairy-free. Why not make them Top 8 Allergen-Free? Shake things up for Santa and make him some snickerdoodles cookies!     If you’re a regular reader of this blog (if you’re not, you should be. Sign up for my mailing list to get … Read moreCookies for the Santa with Dietary-Restrictions

Guide to Yogurt Alternatives (GF, SF, DF)

So Delicious Blueberry yogurt alternative

I considered making the title of this post” Yogurt, Yogurt, and More Yogurt”. Alas, it’s not as fancy as the one that I went with. Yogurt is one of Nikki’s go-to snacks. She eats it so much that you could probably extract yogurt from her veins. If you want to get technical, they’re yogurt alternatives … Read moreGuide to Yogurt Alternatives (GF, SF, DF)

What to Order at Wayback Burgers If You Have Dietary Restrictions

Wayback Burgers Cheeseburger

A couple of weekends ago, I was having a girl’s day with my mom and sister for my birthday. Before going shopping, we decided to get lunch, which is wise because I tend to get hangry. I don’t do it on purpose, it just happens. Fun fact: I’m currently wearing a shirt that has Stitch … Read moreWhat to Order at Wayback Burgers If You Have Dietary Restrictions

Dietary-Friendly Restriction Pumpkin Muffins (GF, SF, DF, paleo-friendly)

Simple Mills pumpkin muffin

Tis the season for all of the pumpkin spice things. I’m actually not very into anything pumpkin spice. Nikki isn’t really either, though she loves pumpkin bread. She wants to find a version that she can eat. Recently, she did find Simple Mills Pumpkin Almond Flour Muffin & Bread Mix. Not only is the mix … Read moreDietary-Friendly Restriction Pumpkin Muffins (GF, SF, DF, paleo-friendly)

The Bridge: Small town home-cooked meals

Hamburger steak & fries

A couple months ago, my sister was petsitting for our cousin. We decided to try a little restaurant by their house because the to-go menu said had gluten-free bread and buns. Even better, they don’t charge extra because “why should you have to pay for having an allergy you can’t help?” If only all restaurants … Read moreThe Bridge: Small town home-cooked meals