Restaurant Review: Nile Ethiopian Restaurant

In the few weeks prior to my recent trip to Orlando, I was craving Ethiopian food. If you’ve never had the opportunity to enjoy Ethiopian before, you should try it! Many, many traditional dishes are already gluten free and vegan. Even the injera bread, which is used as a utensil, is gluten free since it’s made out of teff flour. I’ve been to several Ethiopian restaurants in Michigan where I’ve been very impressed with the food, so I was very excited to learn Nile Ethiopian Restaurant was rated in the 10 best gluten-free dining locations in Orlando. Read More

Recipe: A Better Vegan “Omelet”

Why is this a better vegan omelet? Not only is it completely allergen-friendly, but it’s all REAL food without the starches, gums and other mystery ingredients found in egg substitutes.  Read More

Travel Tip: Eating at Detroit Metropolitan Airport

Traveling is never easy when you have food restrictions, and airports with limited food options can be particularly challenging. However, several recently added restaurants to Detroit Metropolitan Airport’s McNamara terminal offer great options for gluten-free and vegan travelers to grab a meal before their flight. Read More

Travel Destination: Disney World 2018 Update – Part II

I had so much to say about my Disney World dining experience this year I had to split it up between two posts.  Read More

Recipe: Game Day Lentil and Kale Sausages

It doesn’t look like a veggie dog, but who wants imitation meat anyways? This hearty gluten-free and vegan sausage delivers on flavor and texture, enough to make even the meat-eaters at your next tailgate want to taste. Read More

Travel Destination: Disney World 2018 Update – Part I

 

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Every year I look forward to spending my birthday week in Orlando and dining like a princess at Walt Disney World. The restaurants in the theme parks and resort area continue to be outstanding at handling celiac disease and preparing delicious and creative vegan dishes.  Read More

Travel Destination: Petoskey, Mich. Update

IMG_4032Over the holidays, I went back to two of my favorite restaurants in Petoskey, Mich. Both Chandler’s and City Park Grill know gluten-free (celiac-safe) and vegan, and even have multiple options available.  Read More

Product Review: Cali’flour Foods Plant-based Pizza Crust

 

If you’ve ever tried to make homemade cauliflower pizza crust, you know it’s not easy. In my search for a quick, nutritious and tasty pizza crust, I discovered Cauli’flour Foods, and was excited to see they offered a vegan crust. It took me less than 24 hours to enjoy my first veggie-based pizza and can’t wait to whip up my next one. Read More

Recipe: Baharat-spiced Spaghetti Squash with Sausage and Roasted Vegetables

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A little spicy, a little sweet, and all delicious. This hearty fall dish has a complex flavor profile thanks to a unique spice blend common in Middle Eastern cuisine.  Read More

Recipe: Crunchy Breaded Eggplant Steaks

FullSizeRenderNo bread? No eggs? No problem. These tasty eggplant steaks are covered in ground chickpeas to give them a hearty, gluten-free and vegan crunch.  Read More