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┬áthat 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

Healthy Fast Food in Chicago (GF, DF, SF)

Nic's Organic Fast Food bag

If you’ve read my last couple of posts, you know that we were in Chicago and surrounding areas over Labor Day weekend. You’ll also know that at times, we had trouble finding food options for Nikki. If you have dietary restrictions, you know it can be difficult to find food in a new city. Add … Read moreHealthy Fast Food in Chicago (GF, DF, SF)

How to Make Homemade Lasagna (GF, DF, SF)

Homemade Lasagna

As you may recall from a recent blogpost on┬ápasta dishes, I included lasagna. I included details about ingredients we recommended, but didn’t do a full recipe. I had several comments on social media asking for the recipe. By popular demand, I give you the recipe for homemade lasagna. This recipe for lasagna is easy and … Read moreHow to Make Homemade Lasagna (GF, DF, SF)

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)

Dietary Restriction Friendly Pasta Dishes (GF, SF, DF)

Spaghetti

Having dietary restrictions can limit a variety of foods that you can eat. It can be time consuming to go through each ingredient from various brands. A brand may have gluten-free options, but still contain soy or diary. You keep searching until you find foods that meet all your checkmarks. We’ve come to learn that … Read moreDietary Restriction Friendly Pasta Dishes (GF, SF, DF)