Category Archives: Reviews – Products & Restaurants

This category contains reviews of gluten free (also grain free and soy free) products and restaurants. A sub-category of Paleo products and restaurants is included.

Grain-Free Wildway Granola


The other day, I was asked, “If you could change one thing in your life, what would it be?” A million things went through my mind.  I mean, there’s this vision, this dream I have…to change the landscape of food options available to those living like I am:  either a […]

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Paleo Conference 2014 Quick Recap


Paleo f(X) Conference 2014 Wow, just WOW!  I am overwhelmed with SO many great things from my trip to Paleo f(X) 2014!  I hopped on a plane at the last minute to Austin, Texas, and I am SO glad that I did! Everything that I’ve been sharing over the last […]

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Gluten Free Restaurant Choices for Valentine’s Day


  Help!  I want to take my date out for Valentine’s Day. Where should we go? Below are my top five picks (of options available nationally) for a safe, enjoyable gluten free meal out with your date.  It, um, might be a little late to get advanced seating, so when […]

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Giant Eagle Bacon – Free of added nitrates and nitrites


Sometimes, something comes to my attention about negative effects of a particular food or product. That always prompts me to investigate and understand the issue, and investigate the products.  In this particular case, we are talking about bacon. I’ve been eating bacon on an occasional basis, and I am always diligent […]

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Olives to Go – Gluten Free Snack Option


I was pretty excited to find these lovely packages of olives to go.  Let’s face it – there aren’t many packaged products I recommend, so adding one to the “approved” list is pretty exciting! Bonus #1: Since this is a new product, I found an introductory coupon for them. Bonus […]

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Is Diet Coke Gluten Free?


Stop the presses! If you are gluten sensitive and continue to drink Diet Coke, you will NOT get well. I’m sorry.  I know I’m not making any friends with this post.  Diet Coke is not my enemy…but it might be yours!  I want you to be well, and if Diet […]

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Eat Gluten Free at bd’s Mongolian Grill


In my quest to find places to safely eat out, I am happy to give this great report on bd’s Mongolian Grill!  Be sure to follow the steps below to ensure your safety while dining. It had been awhile since I had given them a try, so I decided to […]

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Is Chipotle gluten free?


Ahhhhh, just the thought of that delicious burrito bowl… Yes, I know you are salivating with me.  Those fresh ingredients, piled high with cheese and salsa…the smell of those meats simmering…a dollop of the world’s best guacamole on top… Hungry yet?  I thought so.  So am I! There is good […]

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Gluten Free Dinner Out at McCormick & Schmick’s


I have a short list of restaurants that I can usually count on for a true gluten free lunch or dinner out.  McCormick & Schmick’s is one of them! Although my inherent frugality always leads in my decision making, being gluten, grain, and soy free has forced me to sometimes […]

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Gluten Free Product Review Comparison – Fruit Strips


I’m always looking for snacks on the go. One of our favorites to grab are the fruit strips from Aldi. Although they contain natural flavors, I seem to digest them without issue. While out shopping, I found a new kind marked “organic”, so I had to try it (although they […]

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