What does small batch mean? | Balanced Bites Blog

What does small batch mean?

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What does small batch mean? As a premium food product company, we pride ourselves on making items that you’ll love, with flavors, textures, and quality that surprise you at every bite. One of the ways we achieve the flavors and textures that we have is that we make products in small batches. Small batches of organic spices. In our case, …

5 Tips for Snacking On-the-Go l | Balanced Bites

5 Tips For Snacking On-The-Go

Diane Sanfilippo Balanced Bites Spices, FAQs, Lifestyle & Mindset, Real Food 101 1 Comment

5 Tips for Snacking On-the-Go Heading on vacation? Starting a commute back into an office? Shuttling the kids around from one camp to another (with a swim practice thrown in for good measure)? Being away from home​ can be challenging, so I’ve compiled my top five tips for snacking healthily while on-the-go. 1. Eat Before You Go Sounds easy, but …

Why Balanced Bites Spices are Different | Balanced Bites

Why Balanced Bites Organic Spices are Different

Diane Sanfilippo Balanced Bites Spices, FAQs 3 Comments

I get this question a lot. “Diane, what makes your spice blends different from what I can find on the supermarket shelf?” Or, sometimes, I’m asked why and how they are different even from other specialty organic spice blend brands that aren’t in most stores. And it’s a great question, as we pour a lot into making our organic spice …

Balanced Bites Charitable Giving Update Q1 2021

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In Q1 2021, we continued our fundraising efforts and held a number of campaigns to enable you to donate through your purchases of Balanced Bites products. Thanks to your generosity, we contributed thousands of dollars to the community. Here’s a recap of Q1 2021 company donations and charitable initiatives (January-March 2021). ROUND UP Last summer, we added a simple way …

5 Not So Healthy Habits to Ditch Now | Balanced Bites

5 Not-So-Healthy Habits To Ditch Now

Diane Sanfilippo Balanced Bites Wholesome Foods, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle & Mindset 9 Comments

If you’re like me, you’re probably bombarded with every type of “diet” advice under the sun on a daily basis, and it’s seriously overwhelming. I’ve talked about my overall nutritional philosophy in depth before, but ultimately I try to keep things simple: Eat real, nutrient-dense food. Choose water over other drinks. Move some each day. Aim for 7-8 hours of …

3 Tricks for an Epic Picnic | Balanced Bites

3 Tricks for an Epic Picnic

Diane Sanfilippo Balanced Bites Wholesome Foods, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle & Mindset Leave a Comment

It’s Springtime & therefore the perfect time for a picnic. The fresh air, the sunshine, it’s simply the best! The big question is though, what should you pack?! Picnicking can be tricky – there’s more to it than just throwing some food in a bag (although I do recommend my insulated cooler tote!) You definitely want to plan ahead and …

Kitchen Organizing Tips | Balanced Bites

Kitchen Organizing Tips

Diane Sanfilippo Health & Wellness, Lifestyle & Mindset 1 Comment

Maybe you’re inspired by the Netflix craze of home organizing shows or perhaps you find it overwhelming. Either way, if you’re looking for kitchen organizing tips, we have you covered! These nutritionist-approved kitchen organizing tips will simplify the process of cleaning and organizing your kitchen, and help you get started (and stick to!) your health goals for today and beyond. …

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

What We’ve Been Fed: The Recommendation for Cholesterol

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 …