Monday Motivation: Dogma limits possibilities. | Diane Sanfilippo

Dogma limits possibilities – in Paleo, CrossFit, yoga, and beyond.

Diane Sanfilippo CrossFit, Monday Motivation, Nutritious Obsession, Paleo and Primal, Practical Paleo, Real Food 101 5 Comments

  This post is a sort of stream of consciousness rant, if you will. It’s intended to open your mind up to a new way of thinking about things that I talk about so often here on the blog, on the podcast, and in all of my work. It’s a set of thoughts that came to me yesterday morning, that …


FAQ: How do I treat (or prevent) a cold or flu naturally? [with video]

Admin FAQs, fighting a cold, Most Popular, Real Food 101, Troubleshooting 2 Comments

10 Ways to treat (or prevent) a cold or flu naturally It happens to the best of us. You’ve been eating clean Paleo or maybe you’re on the 21-Day Sugar Detox and you’re feeling amazing. Then suddenly you feel like you’ve been hit by a ton of bricks. Ugh. You’re coming down with a cold. Or even worse–the flu. If you’ve …


Fermentation 101 with Jill Ciciarelli, author of Fermented (and a giveaway!)

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Hello Balanced Bites fans! I’m Jill Ciciarelli and I’m the keeper of the blog, and the author of the just-released book, Fermented: A Four-Season Approach to Paleo Probiotic Foods. I am really grateful to Diane for asking me to write a little something for her readers. (Thanks, Diane!) So, in thinking about what to write for all of you …


My take on: Flax, chia, juice cleanses, green smoothies & juicing

Diane Sanfilippo FAQs, Most Popular, Nutrition Myths, Real Food 101 25 Comments

Those of you who follow my blog and listen to my podcasts know that I am not particularly dogmatic about what is “allowed” and “not allowed” on a Paleo/Primal/Real Foods type of diet. My approach is to help you understand how food should work in your body and empower you to choose foods that provide optimal, nutrient-dense fuel for your body.  …