Guide to Ice Cream Alternatives

SO Delicious Salted Caramel Cluster

I SCREAM. YOU SCREAM. WE ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM ALTERNATIVES. Well, we might not exactly be correct. But, for those with dairy/milk sensitivities or allergies are likely screaming for ice cream alternatives. Sometimes they’re referred to dairy-free alternatives or frozen treats. No matter what you call them, here’s a guide to ice cream alternatives that we … Read moreGuide to Ice Cream Alternatives

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 moreGluten-Free Spirited is Two!

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 moreLocal Landmark: Landmark Diner is Charlotte’s Oldest Diner

Reindeer Snack Mix (GF, DF, SF, Vegan)

Reindeer Snack Mix

We’re just a few days away from Christmas. How is it already time to celebrate my favorite holiday again? If you celebrate Christmas, chances are you’re getting ready for family meals and parties. Gifts? Check. Holiday outfit? Check. Adult beverages? Check. Food?…oh, crap. What was I supposed to bring? If you’re looking for a quick … Read moreReindeer Snack Mix (GF, DF, SF, Vegan)

Holiday Candy Cane Brownies (GF, SF, DF)

Brownie topped with Swedish Fish candy cane

This year has seemed really long at times and others, it has flown by. It’s hard to believe it’s already December. Christmas is my favorite holiday! I love sparkling Christmas lights, cute decorations, holiday music, picking out gifts, and of course, the food. Nikki & I have been discussing holiday recipes to make just for … Read moreHoliday Candy Cane Brownies (GF, SF, DF)

What to Order at Applebee’s if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Applebee's Grilled Chicken & fries

If you’re traveling across the U.S. and around the world, chances are you’ll come across an Applebee’s. They have 2,000 locations across the globe, including Canada, the Caribbean, Middle East, & the Netherlands. The ubiquitous chain offers a variety of foods from burgers to pasta to tacos to seafood. Fun fact: Applebee’s original name was … Read moreWhat to Order at Applebee’s if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Easy Festive Fresh Fruit Turkey

Fresh fruit turkey

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 moreEasy Festive Fresh Fruit Turkey

Easy Marshmallow Monsters (GF, DF, SF)

Marshmallow Monsters

Halloween is creeping closer! Did it sneak up on you too? Looking for a last minute snack for a Halloween party? Want a quick, easy recipe to make with the kids? Gluten-Free Spirited has you covered with these easy Marshmallow Monsters. After making pumpkin cupcakes last week, I decided I wanted to make one more … Read moreEasy Marshmallow Monsters (GF, DF, SF)

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)

What to Order at LongHorn Steakhouse if You Have Dietary Restrictions

LongHorn 6 oz. Renegade Steak

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 moreWhat to Order at LongHorn Steakhouse if You Have Dietary Restrictions