What We've Been Fed: The Recommendation for Legumes | Balanced Bites

What We’ve Been Fed: The Recommendation for Legumes

Diane Sanfilippo Gluten and Gluten Free, Health & Wellness, Nutrition Myths, paleo, Paleo and Primal, Real Food 101 Leave a Comment

In this series, I’m sharing some excerpts from my book, “Practical Paleo” with you. You may or may not choose to follow a paleo style of eating, it isn’t required to be healthy. But, many of you have told me you’ve benefitted from eating paleo for a short or long period of time, so these posts will explain more of …

What We've Been Fed: The Recommendation for Grains | Balanced Bites

What We’ve Been Fed: The Recommendation for Grains

Diane Sanfilippo Gluten and Gluten Free, Health & Wellness, Nutrition Myths, paleo, Paleo and Primal, Real Food 101 Leave a Comment

In this series, I’m sharing some excerpts from my book, “Practical Paleo” with you. You may or may not choose to follow a paleo style of eating, it isn’t required to be healthy. But, many of you have told me you’ve benefitted from eating paleo for a short or long period of time, so these posts will explain more of …

Everything We've Been Taught About Good Nutrition Is Wrong | Balanced Bites

Everything We’ve Been Taught About Good Nutrition Is Wrong

Diane Sanfilippo Gluten and Gluten Free, Health & Wellness, Nutrition Myths, paleo, Paleo and Primal, Real Food 101 1 Comment

In this series, I’m sharing some excerpts from my book, “Practical Paleo” with you. You may or may not choose to follow a paleo style of eating, it isn’t required to be healthy. But, many of you have told me you’ve benefitted from eating paleo for a short or long period of time, so these posts will explain more of …

5 Tips For Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle | Diane Sanfilippo

5 Easy Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle in a Time of Change

Diane Sanfilippo Basics, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle & Mindset, Most Popular 2 Comments

I’m a big fan of change. As much as I am a total creature of habit, nothing thrills me like making big changes in my life. Even sometimes all at once. I call it “shaking the snow globe.” I make the decision to change a lot of things at once, essentially tossing all those snowflakes up and then seeing how …

Digestive Troubles? This May Be Your Answer! | Diane Sanfilippo

Digestive Troubles? This May Be Your Answer.

Diane Sanfilippo Digestion, FAQs, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle & Mindset, Real Food 101 Leave a Comment

Let’s talk about digestive troubles. Whether you’re not digesting fats well, feel like your meals *just sit there*, have symptoms of SIBO or IBS, or any discomfort whether upper or lower GI (even some problems breaking down foods like dairy, for example), I *highly* recommend testing some digestive enzyme options. Especially those with ox bile included if you struggle with …

5 Steps To Getting Your Kids To Eat A Healthy Lunch | Balanced Bites

3 Steps to Getting Your Kids To Eat a Healthy Lunch

Diane Sanfilippo Balanced Bites Wholesome Foods, FAQs, Health & Wellness, Real Food 101 1 Comment

With kids headed back-to-school this month I‘m sharing my top 3 steps to getting your kids to eat a healthy lunch, plus a few recipes that would be perfect to include in their school lunchbox (even if they’re eating it at the kitchen table)! Your best bet in getting your kids to eat a healthy lunch is to get them …

Nana Joes Granola Collab | Balanced Bites

Nana Joes and Balanced Bites Granola Collaboration – Diane’s Magic Blend

Diane Sanfilippo Balanced Bites Wholesome Foods, Food & Recipes, Gluten and Gluten Free, Marketing 2 Comments

I am so excited to announce a collaboration I’ve been working on behind-the-scenes, with one of my favorite brands, Nana Joes Granola. Nana Joes & I teamed up to develop Diane’s Magic Blend, a new granola handmade in San Francisco and free of refined sugars, sweeteners, nuts, and preservatives. Inspired by my popular homemade peanut butter granola recipe, this new …

Schmaltz | Balanced Bites

SCHMALTZ (aka chicken fat!)

Diane Sanfilippo Fats and Oils Leave a Comment

To make schmaltz (aka chicken fat!), I saved the pan drippings from roasting off six big chicken thighs this week into a container. The delicious browned bits sunk to the bottom and the fat rises to the top. It’s absolutely perfect for scooping off and using for cooking (especially roasted potatoes – recipe coming next week!) AND is a budget-friendly …