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


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

Restaurant Review: Vintage Chophouse

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With arguable the best view of any restaurant in the Petoskey/ Bay Harbor area, Vintage Chophouse is also able to safely and deliciously accommodate gluten-free and vegan eaters.  Read More

Travel Destination: Boyne City/ Petoskey area, Mich.


Since I’ll be heading Up North for the holiday weekend, I thought I’d share my favorite gluten-free and vegan restaurants for anyone else making the journey up I-75 in Northern Michigan. Read More

Recipe: Veggie Pizza Fakeout


You need crust, sauce, and cheese to satisfy your pizza craving, right? Not always. While it may not look like pizza, this healthy fakeout has all the flavors of pizza without using any of those ingredients.  Read More

Product Review: Q-Cups

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Think it takes 30 minutes to make quinoa? Think again. Q-cups can go from cup to plate in six minutes or less without sacrificing too much flavor or texture.  Read More

Recipe: Black Bean and Kale Chili with Roasted Sweet Potato Spears

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Pairing roasted sweet potatoes with this spicy veggie-packed chili enables the perfect balance of sweet to heat that makes your tastebuds tingle with delight. Read More

Restaurant Review: Anita’s Kitchen

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There’s a reason why this modern Lebanese cafe has nearly five stars on– almost every entree on its menu can be prepared gluten free. And to top it off, there are a plethora of vegan options, too. Read More