It’s Bo Time. Anytime is Bo Time, really. Bojangles is a fast food establishment headquartered here in Charlotte. They’re an official sponsor of the Carolina Panthers. That’s how big of a deal Bojangles is around here. Fun fact: the name comes from the song “Mr. Bojangles”, which was made by famous Sammy Davis, Jr. and … Read more What to order at Bojangles if you have food sensitivities
If you’ve been following GFS, you’re likely aware that my sister has Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Due to her diagnosis, she cannot have gluten, dairy, or soy. You can read more about why I started GFS here. I posted recently about May being Celiac Awareness Month and someone told me that they had never heard of … Read more Food Sensitivities and Allergies CliffNotes
“Do one thing every day that scares you.” We’ve all heard this quote. Show of hands of people that actually practice this. Every day. *waits* That’s what I thought. As you probably know, I had a speaking engagement several weeks ago at the Living Free Expo. The offer to give a talk came up both … Read more What I Learned From Public Speaking Recently
Two years ago on March 31, I launched Gluten-Free Spirited. ? If you’ve been reading for a while, you know the story of why I launched it. If you’re unfamiliar, check out my bio and my first blogpost. Originally, it was geared towards travelers with dietary restrictions due to food sensitivities/allergies. It hasn’t been as … Read more Gluten-Free Spirited is Two!
If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ve probably seen the term “low FODMAP”. “What the heck is that?,” you mentally ask. It is essentially a diet for people with IBS and other gastrointestinal disorders. FODMAP is an acronym for Fermentable Oligo-, Di-,Mono-saccharides And Polyols. According to Wikipedia, FODMAP occurs naturally in food. … Read more Lowdown on Low FODMAP
If you are subscribed to my mailing list, you were the first to know about the program I’ve been working on since November. If you follow GFS on social media, you learned about the program two days later. If you missed the announcement, here’s more about it: Food Sensitivity Success Map: Your ultimate guide to … Read more My New Coaching Program: Food Sensitivity Success Map
I still can’t believe Thanksgiving is almost here again. Time to start getting our comfy clothes ready, stretch our stomachs, and plot nap times around parades, eating, football, and eating. I know some of you will be fueling up for Black Friday. More power to you. I just wait for Cyber Monday. Since Thanksgiving revolves … Read more Easy Festive Fresh Fruit Turkey
If you’ve been keeping up with the last several blogs, you know that there was some frustration finding food for Nikki to eat. Luckily, we found a few places that met her dietary needs. One of the other places we found was LongHorn Steakhouse. There was a location right across the street from the Hyatt Regency … Read more What to Order at LongHorn Steakhouse if You Have Dietary Restrictions
We all have go-to comfort food dishes. Some of those dishes are by season such as chicken & dumplings, chili, and biscuits and gravy (I just realized that these might all be Southern comfort foods; well, they say write what you know). You may not think that cheese is a comfort food, but it’s found … Read more How to Make Cheesy Comfort Foods (GF, DF, SF)
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