Nana Joes Granola Collab | Balanced Bites

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

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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 …

The Best Gluten-Free Breads | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

The Best Gluten-Free Breads

Diane Sanfilippo Balanced Bites Wholesome Foods, Bites I Love, FAQs, Food & Recipes, Gluten and Gluten Free, Real Food 101 10 Comments

I often post the best gluten-free breads on my Instagram account, and I promised I’d share about my favorite gluten-free bread brands so here we go! While there aren’t many brands I’ve deemed as favorites, there is one brand I lean on most often that’s nationally available, and then two that are a bit more local or are available by …

How To Cut An Avocado Like a Pro | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

How To Cut An Avocado Like a Pro

Diane Sanfilippo Balanced Bites Wholesome Foods, Bites I Love, FAQs, Food & Recipes, Gluten and Gluten Free, Real Food 101 1 Comment

Not sure how people can get clean and pretty avocado slices? Don’t care because you’re not a food stylist? Haha! I feel you. Well, if you care or are just curious about how to cut an avocado like a pro, here’s how! Using a ripe but not overripe avocado, halve it, then quarter it. I’m sure some folks will peel …

How To Perfectly Char A Tortilla | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

How To Perfectly Char a Tortilla

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A tip for how to perfectly char a tortilla! I don’t know why I was so intimidated by it before, but I only recently started to char my Siete tortillas (my favorite are the coconut cassava) over the open flame on my range. For years I’ve roasted bell peppers this way, but I was stuck in the skillet-tortilla-heating method for …

Support Small Business | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

How to Support Small Businesses Online (during COVID-19 and beyond)

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While sheltering-in-place my husband & I have done our best to support our favorite small businesses by buying from them directly online, and I encourage you to do the same! If you are looking for a way to shop and support small businesses online in the U.S., I’ve rounded up some of my favorites (with discount codes where applicable) so …

Balanced Bites Spices Frequently Asked Questions

Balanced Bites Spices Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Diane Sanfilippo 21-Day Sugar Detox, Balanced Bites Spices, Bites I Love, FAQs, Food & Recipes 33 Comments

Balanced Bites Spices are now here in new, regular-sized jars. Ready to spice up your kitchen and make meals so much easier? Balanced Bites Spices are here for you. If you’ve been cooking with spice blends from Practical Paleo or The 21-Day Sugar Detox Daily Guide and you’re feeling totally O-V-E-R-I-T with blending them yourself, going to multiple stores for …

How to support small, local farms online | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

How to Support Local Farms Online (during COVID-19 and beyond)

Diane Sanfilippo Bites I Love, Food & Recipes 15 Comments

In the last few weeks while staying at home, we have done our best to source proteins from what’s available in stores, swaps available on Instacart, and generally being flexible with whatever cuts we are able to get. I want to take this moment to both: 1) give you the permission to simply buy whatever protein you are able to …

Can I eat keto without dairy?

Diane Sanfilippo Dairy and Dairy Free, FAQs, Food & Recipes, Keto 17 Comments

One of the most frequently asked questions I get about keto is: “Can I eat keto without dairy?” Or, put differently, is a dairy-free keto diet possible? I can see why this question comes up a lot. A ton of keto recipes (and posts on social media) appear very dairy-heavy. Many keto breads, baked items, and other savory dishes seem …

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Paleo Snacks

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When folks switch over to a Paleo/Primal lifestyle, one area that takes a little reframing is SNACKING. It makes sense, right? Snacks according to Paleo principles look and taste much different than those on a Standard American Diet (SAD). In this post, I hope to inspire some different snack options for you and your family, as well as provide some super easy …