What to order at Bojangles if you have food sensitivities

Bojangles box

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

Charlotte Restaurants with Gluten-Free Options

Charlotte skyline

In North Carolina, restaurants are currently closed for sit-down service. Takeout and delivery services are still available in many cases. While this current reality is difficult for many of us, it’s even harder for people with food sensitivities and food allergies. Here is a guide of Charlotte-area restaurants that offer takeout and delivery services as … Read more Charlotte Restaurants with Gluten-Free Options

What I Learned From Public Speaking Recently

Hermione meme about public speaking

“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

Gluten-Free Spirited is Two!

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!

Living Free Expo Recap

Living Free Expo sign

Last Saturday, I attended the Living Free Expo here in Charlotte. Formerly known as the Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event, it underwent a brand change. Nikki Everett, founder of the expo, said this was because the gluten-free movement has splintered off into so many different things that a new name would fit it better. … Read more Living Free Expo Recap

Local Landmark: Landmark Diner is Charlotte’s Oldest Diner

Unless burger from Landmark Diner

Landmark Diner has been a staple in my life since my childhood. Their website doesn’t have the exact year it opened, but the owners say they were the first to bring Greek style diner to Charlotte. Landmark Diner is one of the few places that stay open late in the city. They open daily at … Read more Local Landmark: Landmark Diner is Charlotte’s Oldest Diner

What to Order at Moochies Tavern If You Have Dietary Restrictions

Hamburger from Moochies Tavern

My dad had invited Nikki & I to dinner several times in about a 10 day period. Unfortunately, Nikki was dealing with a flare up and wasn’t ready to eat anything at a restaurant. We also needed new establishments to try. Last weekend, we were finally able to take our dad up on his offer. … Read more What to Order at Moochies Tavern If You Have Dietary Restrictions

What to Order at Midwood Smokehouse if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Burnt Ends from Midwood Smokehouse

Full disclosure: Midwood Smokehouse is my favorite restaurant (my dad & his service dog, Caine, are well known at multiple locations). They have delicious food and an awesome staff. BBQ is serious business in the South. Depending on where you go in North Carolina (and where you were raised), one can find one of three … Read more What to Order at Midwood Smokehouse if You Have Dietary Restrictions

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 more Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event Recap

What to Order at The Burger Company if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Chicken sandwich and tater tots

For the last few weeks, our dad has been taking us to dinner at new places. I told him I needed new blog content once and he’s been making sure I get it. LOL Several weeks ago, we decided to try a restaurant that I heard had gluten-free buns. Nikki & I were on the … Read more What to Order at The Burger Company if You Have Dietary Restrictions