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- […]

No cheese…. please!

In dire need of coffee you walk  into a Tim Hortons; you happen to overhear a conversation that goes a little something like this: ” I’d like a small coffee (pause)- an egg white sandwich with ham and no cheese (pause)-and a small orange juice. (Wait……) Yes that’s correct oh but NO cheese. Yes that […]

Digestion tip of the week: Mental health on the cheap!

I had a very interesting conversation the other day that sparked this week’s digestive tip. We have all felt the affects of economic struggles. And while it looks like we may be hitting the peak of the hill and coming back down; our wallets are still quite empty. Everyone has been making sacrifices; like eating lunch at our […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]