Summer Grilling Season-No Problem….Unless You have Digestive Sensitivities!

Digestive Tip of The Month- Our first summer holiday has come and gone.    Memorial Day, too most of us, means the official kick off to the summer season; an extra day added on to our weekend, family gatherings, and grilling. Culminating in the honoring of our veterans who have sacrificed so much for the freedoms we have in this country. Interestingly […]

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Butterwood’s is Back!

If you are from the Western New York region then you should be familiar with Butterwood’s. Can’t remember? Let me refresh your memory. For over a decade, Butterwood’s-located on Main St. in Wiliamsville NY, was the pastry hot spot for all things decadent. The cakes flew off the shelves, the creme brulee was so good I could swim in lake […]

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Digestion Tip of the Month: A closer look at Lettuce

What do you do when you recieve unsolicited food “tips” while out to eat? Do you (A) smile politely and keep eating? (B) start a dialogue with them about why they are right or wrong? Or (C) Tell them thanks, then go home and look up the facts? Well if your anything like me- you go home and do the […]

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Happy New Year!

To all my followers…………… Thank you for continuing to follow my blogs. It means a great deal to me and I wouldn’t be able to continue doing what I love without you. December has been a busy busy month- hense the lack of food reviews. While eating was a top priority (for many of us), so too is my goal […]

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Festive Foods For Fall: Betty’s (GF)

It’s that time of year when the steely eyed mammoth’s of the corporate world make a frenzied dash toward the finish line; where the dubious notion of “getting it all done before the holiday’s” seems possible; and where cold’s and germs run ramped. For anyone who hates cold’s as much as I do then you understand me when I say […]

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Festive Foods for Fall: The Roycroft Inn (GF)

“Eat, Drink and be Enlightened”- that is the motto of the Roycroft Inn, and they couldn’t be more right. With a party of eight our journey began; stepping back in time to 1905.  Walking through the gigantic oak doors the first thing that smacks you in the face is the smell of yesteryear; that antique wood grained musty aroma of […]

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Digestion Tip of The Month: Living with IBS

An estimated 15-20% of all Americans have Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS. Despite the fact that diet plays a direct role in gut function many doctors fail to give their patients any IBS dietary or food guidelines for Irritable Bowel Syndrome treatment at all. Most website resources also fail to steer you in the right direction when it comes to proper […]

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The Byrd House- more than meets the eye (GF)

When I think of a “bird house” I think of 4 or 5 pieces of wood that are carefully crafted into a cute artistic home where birds can find food and shelter. The Byrd House Restaurant located at 4246 North Buffalo Rd, in Orchard Park NY has done much the same thing; for us non bi-pedaled, non winged creatures. They’ve […]

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BBQ to the rescue! (GF)

As Rocky found Adrian- I found BBQ! Oh and how I’ve missed it so. If you’re thinking to yourself “I have gallbladder issues, high cholesterol and/or lactose issues; I can’t eat BBQ”. I’m here to tell you………you’re wrong! Just down the road, at 5007 Lake Ave. in Blasdell NY is none other than BW’s Smokin’ Barrels Barbeque.   This southern, […]

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Digestion Tip of the Month:Get educated; Don’t be afraid to ask

There are many food sensitivities out there that wreak havoc on the digestive system; but for many those sensitivities can turn into something more. Celiac disease is one of them. Celiac disease is a condition that damages the lining of the small intestine and prevents it from absorbing certain parts of foods that keep us healthy. The damage and lack […]

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