Monday Motivation: Dogma limits possibilities. | Diane Sanfilippo

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

Diane Sanfilippo Lifestyle & Mindset, Monday Motivation, Paleo and Primal, Practical Paleo 6 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 I …

Bites I Love: Steve’s Paleo Goods Paleo Kits, Grass-Fed Jerky and more!

Diane Sanfilippo Bites I Love, Direct from Diane, Featured, Food & Recipes 7 Comments

I finally had a chance to try Steve’s Paleo Goods Paleo snacks this week. I know, I must be living under a rock to be a Paleo nutrition educator and CrossFitter and not have tried them yet. #FAIL As a nutritionist, it should be vividly clear to you all by now that I am never in favor of meal replacements when you …

Announcing: The Balanced Bites Podcast

Diane Sanfilippo Paleo and Primal, Podcast Episodes 11 Comments

I’ve been searching high and low for the right co-host to tackle a podcast with me. Well, the day has come and now I have some VERY exciting news: The Balanced Bites Podcast is getting ready to launch! Let me introduce you to my fantastic co-host, Liz Wolfe. Liz runs the popular blog, Cavegirleats.com and was first introduced to evolutionary nutrition through …

FAQs: What are good Paleo carbs to eat?

Diane Sanfilippo Carbohydrates, Health & Wellness 91 Comments

I’ve decided to start a bit of a series of FAQ posts since it seems like a good idea to get some of these questioned answered up in writing to share with my readers, and for you all to share with others who likely ask the same questions of you. So, here we go… starting it off with one I’ve …

What the heck can I do with coconut butter?!

Diane Sanfilippo Food & Recipes 32 Comments

Coconut butter (sometimes called Coconut Cream Concentrate) is a great snack to reach for when you want something sweet to eat or just for an energy boost. It’s a good source of lauric acid which, according to Mary Enig and Sally Fallon on page 48 of their book “Eat Fat, Lose Fat,” is “a proven antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal agent that’s …

Book Review: “The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet” by Robb Wolf.

Diane Sanfilippo Book Reviews, Books, Events, & Programs 10 Comments

Before I get into my review of Robb Wolf’s new book, “The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet,” you should know that I’ve now attended Robb’s “The Paleolithic Solution Seminar” twice and can honestly say that this guy is the real deal. He’s extremely passionate about his work and, more importantly, about only presenting ideas and information that will help …

A Carb-Loaded Youth, Years of Hypoglycemia & How I Landed on a “Paleo” Diet.

Diane Sanfilippo Direct from Diane, Lifestyle & Mindset, Most Popular 25 Comments

Here’s an honest look at how I landed on a paleo/primal type of real food diet. I say “Paleo” in the title of this post because I don’t follow one specific diet 100% of the time, but I do what feels best for my body and what works for me intellectually as well as physically. My story is far longer than this …