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!

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

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)

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)

How to Make Cheesy Comfort Foods (GF, DF, SF)

Homemade_Mac_and_Cheese

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 moreHow to Make Cheesy Comfort Foods (GF, DF, SF)

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

Carrot Cake Protein Smoothie (GF, DF, SF,Vegan)

Carrot Cake Smoothie

Several weeks ago, I held a poll across Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram to help me pick the next dessert we tried. Overwhelmingly, the No Bake Protein Fudge Bars won. The second highest vote getter was the Carrot Cake Protein Smoothie. As much as I love fudge, I also really wanted to try this recipe, as did … Read moreCarrot Cake Protein Smoothie (GF, DF, SF,Vegan)

What to Order at Chick-fil-A if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Chick-fil-A Grilled Chicken nuggets

When you think of establishments to eat at when you have dietary restrictions, fast food restaurants are usually a big, fat NO. Even if you order a sandwich with no bun, there’s a very good chance the burger has been cooked in (or the chicken sandwich has been marinated in) soy or vegetable oil (which … Read moreWhat to Order at Chick-fil-A if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Dietary Restriction Friendly Cornbread

Slice of cornbread

A staple at many Southern dinner tables is cornbread. It’s a great side, especially with a hot meal. Sweet cornbread is typically found in the South, while “regular” cornbread is more common in the North. I feel like “regular” cornbread is bland and definitely prefer the Southern version. When Nikki had to make changes from … Read moreDietary Restriction Friendly Cornbread

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)