Quick Meal: Easy & Cheezy (Mac) for the Dietary-Conscious

If you’re like me, you love cheese. Especially mac and cheese. If you’re like my sister, you can’t enjoy this comfort food like you used to. Fear not, dietary-conscious eater. There’s a delicious dish for you to enjoy! Daiya to the rescue! The dairy-free alternative company has three types of cheezy mac: Deluxe Cheddar Style, … Read more

What To Eat at Texas Roadhouse That’s Dietary-Restriction Friendly

An image of steak, baked potato, broccoli & carrots, and french fries.

I want you to be nice until it’s time to not be nice. *insert photo of Patrick Swayze* Oh, we’re not talking about that Roadhouse? Nevermind. Let’s talk about steak, baby! Texas Roadhouse is one my family’s favorite restaurants. It’s frequently our go to for birthdays, Mothers & Fathers Day, and Veterans Day. Sometimes we … Read more

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 more

Tacos for the Dietary-Conscious Eater

Mmmm, tacos. It’s safe to say that nearly everyone likes tacos. I’m a picky eater & eat basic versions of them that I love. Eaters with dietary restrictions may think they can’t enjoy tacos. Au contrarie! I have a recipe that’s dietary conscious friendly, quick, easy, and delicious. It’s also¬†gluten-, dairy, and soy-free. That doesn’t … Read more

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 more

Road Trip Rewind-Part Three: SunTrust Park

This road trip blog series wasn’t supposed to be this long, but Part Two¬†had too much animal cuteness to include baseball as well. I ended up saving the best for last as Opening Weekend at SunTrust Park was the whole reason I planned the trip in the first place. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to get … Read more

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 more

Road Trip Rewind-Part One

If you read last week’s blog, you know that we took a road trip to Spartanburg & Atlanta over Easter weekend. On our way to Atlanta, we made a pit stop in Spartanburg for WWE’s NXT show. We met some friends at Wade’s, a Spartanburg landmark we were told. We got there during prime dinner … Read more

ROAD TRIP!!

For some reason, MLB decided that Easter weekend would be a good idea to have Opening Weekend at the Braves brand new ballpark. I had planned to go to Opening Day, but after issues with pre-sale & general tickets, we decided to only go to the Saturday game. I won’t go into details on my … Read more

Cracker Barrel: A Southern Tradition

I’ve been plotting this blog for several months now. I started heavily researching back in December, trying to figure out exactly what I wanted this to be. At first, I wanted to avoid chains as much as possible. Then I started to realize that even with traveling, that’s where people end up due to convenience … Read more