Easy Yogurt Bark (GF, DF, SF, Vegan)

Yogurt bark with strawberries and blueberries

Someone pointed out that we’re already halfway through the year and I can’t wrap my mind around it. Of course, I know it’s June, but I didn’t think about it being the halfway point. Nikki said she saw someone post a countdown to Halloween. It’s 92 degrees, people. Let’s not skip Independence Day or Labor … Read moreEasy Yogurt Bark (GF, DF, SF, Vegan)

No Bake Protein Fudge Bars (GF, DF, SF, Vegan)

Fudge bar

I had the ingredients for several recipes, but wasn’t sure which one to start. They all sounded good to me! I decided to put it to a vote on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. One recipe got an overwhelming majority of the vote across all three platforms: protein fudge bars. The inspiration for this recipe is … Read moreNo Bake Protein Fudge Bars (GF, DF, SF, Vegan)

What to Order at Midwood Smokehouse if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Burnt Ends from Midwood Smokehouse

Full disclosure: Midwood Smokehouse is my favorite restaurant (my dad & his service dog, Caine, are well known at multiple locations). They have delicious food and an awesome staff. BBQ is serious business in the South. Depending on where you go in North Carolina (and where you were raised), one can find one of three … Read moreWhat to Order at Midwood Smokehouse if You Have Dietary Restrictions

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)

What to Order at Wahlburgers if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Wahlburgers hamburger and tater tots

Over Easter weekend we took a trip to Atlanta for the second consecutive year. The reason? Opening Weekend for the Atlanta Braves. We didn’t actually make it down for Opening Day, but did drive down on Friday evening. We met up with some friends at Holiday Inn Extended Stay that’s 0.9 miles from SunTrust Park. … Read moreWhat to Order at Wahlburgers if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event Recap

Samples from a swag bag

Last month, I attended my first event as a blogger. I attended the Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event here in Charlotte. The event features various vendors and speakers to help educate and serve those that cannot eat gluten and/or have allergens. Free product sampling before purchasing, lectures and demonstrations, and a free gift bag … Read moreGluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event Recap

What to Order at Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar if You Have Dietary Restrictions

Bad Daddy's burger with gluten-free bun

On St. Patrick’s Day, our dad invited us to dinner. If you read my last post, you’ll know we were planning to go to new restaurant and ended up at another one when my dad got them mixed up. We decided to go to the original establishment. The first location of Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar … Read moreWhat to Order at Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar if You Have Dietary Restrictions