Holiday Lattes 3-Ways, Eggnog, Gingerbread, & Peppermint Mocha - Dairy-Free | Diane Sanfilippo

Paleo Lattes: Eggnog, Gingerbread, and Peppermint Mocha

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There’s a chill in the air and San Francisco finally feels like winter! Christmas trees are popping up in our neighbors’ windows, the skyscrapers downtown are putting up their decorations and lights… hooray for the holidays! And what better way to celebrate than whipping up a paleo latte that’s dairy-free but still delicious?! Cozy up in front of the fire …

Chocolate Covered Toffee from "Clean Eating with a Dirty Mind" by Vanessa Barajas | Diane Sanfilippo

Vanessa Barajas’ Chocolate Covered Toffee

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This recipe is from Vanessa Barajas’ book, Clean Eating with a Dirty Mind (published here with permission). This recipe took a few tries to get right, but was so worth the effort. It tastes just like real toffee. You can eat it plain or get creative, like I did, and dip it in all kinds of fun things, like nuts and chocolate. It …

Pumpkin Caramel Toffee Crunch Parfait Recipe | Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo

Pumpkin Caramel Toffee Crunch Parfaits

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As many of you know, I try to keep my sweets intake to a minimum and also generally don’t post too many desserts here on Balanced Bites. That said, heck, it’s Thanksgiving! And I think that calls for a sweet treat to share with you all. And what sounds better than a paleo pumpkin parfait? Maybe one with caramel? Maybe also with …

Figgy Chocolate Chip Cookies | Balanced BItes | Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Recipe: Figgy Chocolate Chip Cookies (egg-free)

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Here at Balanced Bites, I like to bring you practical recipes that you can put on your plate any day of the week. But sometimes you just want a chewy cookie… Now these cookies aren’t just any run of the mill cookies–they have a complex, warming flavor and include some of my favorite ingredients. They’re packed with figs, chocolate chunks …