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: Keep “Balanced” During the Holidays!

We all enjoy the holiday season, and with good reason. The holidays bring out the best in us. Festivities, parties, twinkling lights, gifts, and a shared sense of giving back to our communities fill us with a joy that many miss the other ten months of the year. But with the good comes the bad, and during the holidays it […]

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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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Festive Foods For Fall: Savory Family Restaurant

How does pumpkin spice pancakes with granola sound? Or Creamy pumpkin soup? How about butternut squash soup or spaghetti squash with turkey cinnamon meatballs? If none of these sound appetizing then this isn’t the article for you. But if you’re anything like me then you love what this time of year brings to the table; literally! Fall foods are some […]

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What’s in a name…..Siena Restaurant (GF)

The phrases “fine dining” and “casual” don’t usually pair together. In most cases one cancels out the other; not at Siena Restaurant. Located at 4516 Main St. Snyder NY; Siena Restaurant takes the creature comforts of a rustic cabin in the woods and mixes it with the class and elegance that we’ve come to know in the world of “fine […]

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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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Beat the Heat…..

These are truly the dog days of summer. WNY is not exactly known for its sweltering summers; this summer however is the warmest I can remember. With the mild winter that was just had and now the searing heat- maybe just maybe we’ve taken a turn for the better. Although- it is as they say- a double edged sword. With […]

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While Traveling Series Part 3: Much a do about wine! (GF)

The last part of my three part series takes me to a great restaurant in Norfolk Virginia. With a population of almost 243,000, Norfolk is the second largest city in the State of Virginia, the first being Virginia Beach. Norfolk received its name for its natural harbor that sits at the base of Chesapeake Bay. Norfolk’s rich history as a […]

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