When traveling Series part 1: You can eat Thai food and healthy….who knew! (GF)

Traveling can be a daunting task. What to bring, who watches the pets/kids, do you bring the kids, make sure there are no liquids in your carry on’s etc….. But trying to travel and be mindful of your dietary needs can be an out and out brawl! So I’m dedicating the next three posts to […]

Dining out made simple

While Buffalo NY may not have the best winters, prayers must have been answered this year. Not only did we have quite the mild winter, but a spring season to boot! Taking full advantage of the nice weather we’ve had; I decided to go exploring, to see if I could find a restaurant that had […]

When the body knows best! (GF)

We all have those moments when eating healthy just isn’t in the cards. We get a craving, have a weak moment or we are simply just to lazy. As long as we know our limits, it’s ok to let go every once in a while. But there are many people who can’t afford to be lazy […]

Chin Chin to Rice!

To say that I am biased toward Italian cuisine is an understatement. But I also have to give credit where credit is due! As I reflect on, or perhaps better stated miss terribly, my recent trip to Italy I can’t help but think how easy it was to eat well, eat healthy and eat joyously.  Having been […]

A Hidden Gem (GF)

Buffalo NY has a diverse array of cultures and cuisine. At every turn you can usually find a restaurant that caters to every personality and every taste bud. And I finally found one that caters to the gluten free, vegan, lactose intolerant, gallbladder intolerant and the general healthy eaters all in one place! Merge located at […]

Galleria Mall steps it up a notch!

  Do you like home cookin’? Do you like beer? Put them together and you have Gordon Biersch Restaurant located at P 102 Galleria Drive, Cheektowaga NY. From the moment I walked in I was greeted with rustic stone work on the walls, a fabulous view of the brewery and one of the most charming hostess’s I’ve ever […]

When eating healthy disappoints (GF)

While I am all for eating as healthy as I possibly can, there are moments when I wish I ordered the greasiest thing on the menu when compared to what is in front of me. Poppyseed restaurant on Mckinley Parkway in Hamburg NY has been family run since 2000. The invitation to “bring the kiddies” […]

“A casual affair”- Buffalo Street Grill

“Keep it inexpensive please!” is the theme most of us dine out on these days. When looking for an inexpensive meal, or fairly inexpensive; sometimes quality is sacrificed. Not at the Buffalo Street Grill. The Buffalo Street Grill, Hamburg NY, is a snug restaurant whose wide windows offer a perfect view of village charm (61 […]