Myths and Misconceptions About Food Sensitivities & Allergies

Food allergy meme

Ever since my sister had to remove gluten, dairy, and soy from her diet, I’ve seen and heard so many myths and misconceptions. I started Gluten-Free Spirited nearly three years ago and I’ve read a lot of myths and misconceptions in my comments and across social media. Common myths and misconceptions One of the biggest … Read moreMyths and Misconceptions About Food Sensitivities & Allergies

My New Coaching Program: Food Sensitivity Success Map

Food Sensitivity Success Map

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 moreMy New Coaching Program: Food Sensitivity Success Map

Top 8 Allergen Free Pumpkin Cupcakes (Vegan, Low FODMAP)

Pumpkin cupcakes

October is upon us again, which means pumpkin. Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin scented everything, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin decorations, you get the idea. Pumpkin tends to last into November and December these days. People make pumpkin work for Thanksgiving and Christmas too. Confession: I’m not a fan of pumpkin. Nikki makes some good pumpkin … Read moreTop 8 Allergen Free Pumpkin Cupcakes (Vegan, Low FODMAP)

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

How to Make Allergen-Free Blondies (Vegan, FODMAP friendly)

Blondie slice

This Blondies mix has been hanging around in my kitchen for a while. We’d been meaning to make them and decided Mother’s Day was a pretty good reason. If you’re not familiar with Namaste Foods, they are a family-owned, woman-operated company which I think is super awesome. They also own their own factory, so they … Read moreHow to Make Allergen-Free Blondies (Vegan, FODMAP friendly)

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

How to Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs (GF, SF, DF, Paleo, Vegan, Keto)

Plate of chocolate peanut butter eggs

I wasn’t planning to make a recipe for Easter and my only Easter post was going to be the Allergen-Free Easter Candy Review. Last week, I opened Instagram and this beautiful picture was staring at me and I couldn’t resist. I have been meaning to try making one of his recipes and this seemed like a … Read moreHow to Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs (GF, SF, DF, Paleo, Vegan, Keto)

Allergen-Free Easter Candy Review

Allergen-free Easter candy

Candy is often associated with holidays. Who doesn’t like candy? (This is rhetorical, BTW) If you have dietary restrictions, it can be hard to find candy that you can consume safely. There are plenty of candies without gluten or dairy, but they often have soy. A few months ago, I came across the Natural Candy … Read moreAllergen-Free Easter Candy Review

Guide to Dietary Restriction Friendly Cookies (GF, SF, DF)

Enjoy Life Vanila Honey Graham Cookies

There’s never a bad time for cookies, honestly. Who doesn’t like cookies? If there is a person that doesn’t like cookies, I don’t need to know if they exist because I don’t need that kind of negativity in my life and neither do you.     In 2018, there is still the perception that gluten-free … Read moreGuide to Dietary Restriction Friendly Cookies (GF, SF, DF)