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 4 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

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

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 …

How to Make the Perfect Homemade Salad Dressing | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

How To Make Perfect Homemade Salad Dressing

Diane Sanfilippo Balanced Bites Wholesome Foods, FAQs, Fats and Oils, Real Food 101 3 Comments

Allow me to give you my tips on how to make the perfect homemade salad dressing. Eating real food often means that you’re going to pile on the veggies at every meal, so why not get creative with them by adding the perfect homemade salad dressing? Packing tons of nutrition into a salad is always a great idea, but I’m …

Kitchen Clean-Out Challenge | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

5-Day Kitchen Clean-Out Challenge

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Is your kitchen overdue for a deep clean? If so, join our #BBKITCHENCLEANOUT challenge!⁣ Earlier this year, we kicked off a kitchen clean-out challenge that was a full 12 days long. Now that we’re all sheltering-in-place, we want to bring you an abbreviated version of our kitchen clean-out challenge that’s just 5 days. Take the next 5-days and tackle one easy …

Stress Relief Tips, Quarantine Edition, Diane Sanfilippo, Balanced Bites

Stress Management Tips

Diane Sanfilippo Health & Wellness, Stress 1 Comment

When you’re in a stressful time, it can feel overwhelming to find ways to get relief. I’ve got 5 simple ways you can relieve stress during this unprecedented time: 1. GET OUTSIDE (preferably in the morning). Yes, even when under a shelter-in-place order like many of us are right now, you can take neighborhood walks while maintaining social distance from …