How to Make Dietary-Restriction Friendly Fettuccine Alfredo I GF, DF, SF recipe

Gluten-, Soy-, & Dairy-Free Fettuccine Alfredo

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while (thank you!, BTW), you’ll know that pasta is my favorite (well, Italian food in general). If I could eat Italian food all day, er’y day, I would. The Americanized version of Italian dishes aren’t known for being the healthiest (Curse you, carbs!), so that isn’t ideal. … Read more

Wondering What to Order at Which Wich? If You Have Dietary Restrictions?

Turkeywich with lettuce wrap.

In the interest of full transparency, I almost forgot to write this blog. In my defense, I kept forgetting it was Thursday (when I usually write). I was also watching Japanese wrestling (which is good since I was having withdrawals after their month-long tournament ended in August) and I was super excited because the new … Read more

Chili’s is more than baby back ribs (barbecue sauce)| Dietary Restriction Friendly Items

“I want my baby back, baby back, baby back ribs, CHIL-I’S BABY BACK RIBS.” You’re welcome for getting that jingle stuck in your head. That commercial came out years ago and it’s still the jingle I hear whenever I hear the name Chili’s. We’ve discovered that Chili’s has a Allergen/Vegetarian menu on their website. It’s … Read more

What to Order at Hickory Tavern If You Have Dietary Restrictions

Grilled chicken sandwich with bacon and a side of fruit. #hickorytavern #glutenfree #soyfree #dairyfree #dietaryconscious

With over 25 restaurants across the Carolinas and Tennessee, Hickory Tavern has become a popular spot for eating and/or drinking while watching sports. They’re like Buffalo Wild Wings more posh sister. Though their vibes are similar, Hickory Tavern is a little more classy and grown up, but still knows how to throw down. For instance, … Read more

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 more

Kickstand Burger Bar: A Great Pre- or Post-Game Restaurant in Charlotte, NC

If you’re in town for a Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Knights, or Charlotte Hornets game, but don’t want to eat in Uptown, head a couple miles over to Central Avenue. In the heart of the trendy, but still cool Plaza-Midwood neighborhood, you’ll find a variety of restaurants. One restaurant that I recommend is Kickstand Burger Bar. … Read more

How To Make A Quick, Easy, Dietary-Restriction Friendly Meal

Don’t you just hate when you’re hungry & realize you haven’t been to the store yet? Rather than going to the store and buying everything you see (or maybe you just want to avoid the store all together), you make the executive decision to rummage through the cabinets. Being the experimental chef (e.g.-starving) you are, … Read more

How to Make a Dietary-Restriction Friendly Birthday Cake

They say it’s your birthday… My sister’s to be exact. If you’ve been following my blog for any time (or you know, read the Who Am I? page), you’ll know that my sister is gluten-, soy-, and dairy-free per her doctor’s orders. That obviously makes things tricky on any occasion, a birthday celebration is even … Read more

Smashburger Selections: What to order if you have dietary restrictions

If you’re looking for a fancier burger, but still affordable than your routine fast food establishment, Smashburger might be for you. After a day of running errands, we found ourselves hungry after 8 PM. Luckily, there was a Smashburger nearby. After consulting their menu for dietary restriction options, we decided to make our first visit to this establishment. Dinner … Read more

This week in Atlanta Adventures

If you’ve spent any time reading this blog, you’ll know that I’ve been to Atlanta three times since April. I can’t help it that the Braves had good events so close together.  Side note: I’ll have you know that the Braves are 3-0 when we’ve been in attendance. At least there has been a variety of … Read more