Guide to Yogurt Alternatives (GF, SF, DF)

So Delicious Blueberry yogurt alternative

I considered making the title of this post” Yogurt, Yogurt, and More Yogurt”. Alas, it’s not as fancy as the one that I went with. Yogurt is one of Nikki’s go-to snacks. She eats it so much that you could probably extract yogurt from her veins. If you want to get technical, they’re yogurt alternatives … Read moreGuide to Yogurt Alternatives (GF, SF, DF)

Dietary-Friendly Restriction Pumpkin Muffins (GF, SF, DF, paleo-friendly)

Simple Mills pumpkin muffin

Tis the season for all of the pumpkin spice things. I’m actually not very into anything pumpkin spice. Nikki isn’t really either, though she loves pumpkin bread. She wants to find a version that she can eat. Recently, she did find Simple Mills Pumpkin Almond Flour Muffin & Bread Mix. Not only is the mix … Read moreDietary-Friendly Restriction Pumpkin Muffins (GF, SF, DF, paleo-friendly)

How to Have a Dietary-Restriction Friendly Thanksgiving Dinner

Roasted Turkey holiday dinner

Definition of thanksgiving 1 a capitalized :thanksgiving day b :a public acknowledgment or celebration of divine goodness 2 :the act of giving thanks 3 :a prayer expressing gratitude This is how Merriam-Webster defines Thanksgiving. In the US, this holiday is celebrated the fourth Thursday of November. There’s also Friendsgiving, which is the celebration of Thanksgiving … Read moreHow to Have a Dietary-Restriction Friendly Thanksgiving Dinner

Beginner’s Guide to Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, and Dairy-Free Eating

Since my blog began, I’ve received comments about readers wanting to go gluten-free. There are multiple reasons to make this choice. If you’re unfamiliar with how Gluten-Free Spirited started, here’s a quick review: my sister is on doctor’s orders to be gluten-, dairy-, & soy-free because of IBS. She also follows the FODMAP diet. For … Read moreBeginner’s Guide to Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, and Dairy-Free Eating

Dietary-Restriction Friendly Pigs in a Blanket I GF, SF, DF

Gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free pigs in a blanket

For the last few years, it’s been tradition for my cousin to bring her children to my place to go trick-or-treating. It started with the oldest two children and they were eventually joined by their younger brother and baby sister. Before making their rounds in the neighborhood, they ate dinner. I’m not sure whose idea … Read moreDietary-Restriction Friendly Pigs in a Blanket I GF, SF, DF

What to Order at Ruby Tuesday If You Have Dietary Restrictions

Grilled Chicken sandwich & fries from Ruby Tuesday.

“Goodbye Ruby Tuesday/Who could hang a name on you…” Sorry. Wrong Ruby Tuesday. The casual fast food restaurant has 540 locations across the US, Central America, the Middle East, Iceland, and Hong Kong. That’s great news if you’re traveling and need to find somewhere that offers various dietary options (and maybe if you want something … Read moreWhat to Order at Ruby Tuesday If You Have Dietary Restrictions

How to Make Dietary-Restriction Friendly Pancakes

An image of dietary restriction friendly pancakes.

Pancakes. Hotcakes. Griddlecakes. Flapjacks. No matter what you call them, they are a great meal anytime of day (who doesn’t like breakfast for dinner?). Pancakes also contain problem ingredients for many with stomach issues and dietary restrictions. Luckily, there are alternate options that are delicious. We came across King Arthur Flour at our local Food … Read moreHow to Make Dietary-Restriction Friendly Pancakes

Cookout Season: how to have one that’s dietary restriction friendly

Memorial Day is the official kickoff to summer and to cookout season (I think some of you actually refer to cookouts at BBQs). This means hamburgers, hot dogs, barbeque, chips, and all of the desserts. Getting hungry, aren’t you? Same. For our friends and loved ones with dietary restrictions, cookouts can be frustrating event. If … Read moreCookout Season: how to have one that’s dietary restriction friendly

Golden Corral: Best Buffet in the USA

I might say that Cici’s Pizza is the best buffet in the USA, but it’s Golden Corral’s tagline, so I’ll go with it for the purpose of this blog entry. Who knew that Golden Corral had the best menu for the dietary-conscious? We haven’t been to one in years, so I’m not sure how long … Read moreGolden Corral: Best Buffet in the USA

Road Trip Rewind-Part Two: Zoo Atlanta

In the Road Trip Rewind: Part One, I left off with the breakfast options that Drury Inn & Suites offered & what Nikki ultimately chose. (Need a refresher? I’ll wait while you read it.) Saturday was set up to be a day of epic proportions as we were going to Zoo Atlanta to see the … Read moreRoad Trip Rewind-Part Two: Zoo Atlanta