Digestion tip of the week: Carrageenan

So not to long ago I was made aware of a chemical compound that has been found more and more in different food variations. Who, of all people, pointed this out to me…my dad! Both he and my mother, who also sent me information on it, have been paying more attention to what is in […]

Digestion tip of the week: Gluten free flour

While most of my articles focus on healthier options when dining out and the best places around; I do try to pay attention to the needs of all types of digestive concerns. So once a week I will post digestive tips that cater to various digestive sensitivities. This week I’m talkin’ gluten free.  For most […]

While Traveling series part 2: Breakfast with Panache

I’m going to put this out there right now- for all of you out there that “don’t do breakfast” I say hold it! Stop right there! Get back on the morning track. If you never heard it from your doctor, you’re going to hear it from me- Breakfast is the most important meal of the […]

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 […]

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” […]

Digestion tip of the week: Nutrition= A balanced life

Finding a great place to dine out for those with digestive sensitivities is important. Why? Well for starters sociability and atmosphere always help during these long winter months; secondly it’s nice to get out and have a great meal and good conversation once in a while. We shouldn’t have to sacrifice going out on the […]