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

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 that 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

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

Homemade Lasagna

As you may recall from a recent blogpost on pasta 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)

No Whey Chocolate Review

No Whey Chocolate Chocolate No No's

Raise your hand if you love chocolate. *raises both hands* I love dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and white chocolate. The only time I don’t like chocolate is with coconut.  *insert green nauseous emoji* Nikki, on the other hand, likes chocolate in moderation. She only likes white and milk chocolate. We were perusing Vitacost one day and … Read moreNo Whey Chocolate Review

What to Do When Your Loved One Has an Invisible Illness

Invisible illness

Oftentimes when a person has an illness, there are physical signs that we can see. This could be hair loss, puffy cheeks, or weight loss/gain. Not all illnesses have these physical signs, but they should be treated as any other illness. I have friends with Endometriosis and Fibromyalgia. I know someone with Hashimoto’s. I have … Read moreWhat to Do When Your Loved One Has an Invisible Illness

Top 5 Breakfast Foods When You Have Dietary Restrictions

Kashi Waffles

We’ve all heard the saying “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”. Breakfast foods are so important (popular*) that people eat it mid-morning with mimosas and even have it for dinner. I mean, breakfast foods are pretty yummy no matter what time of the day it is. What about when you have dietary … Read moreTop 5 Breakfast Foods When You Have Dietary Restrictions

Easy Nice Cream (DF, GF, SF, Vegan)

Nice cream

Who else screams for ice cream? Here in Charlotte, it stays in the 90s this time of year. With the humidity, it can feel closer to 100 some days. I love where I live, but humidity is the bane of my existence. That’s one of the reason to love ice cream. What happens when you … Read moreEasy Nice Cream (DF, GF, SF, Vegan)