Nana Joes Granola Collab | Balanced Bites

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

Diane Sanfilippo Balanced Bites Wholesome Foods, Food & Recipes, Gluten and Gluten Free, Marketing 2 Comments

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 12 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 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 2 Comments

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 …

Book Review: Lexi’s Clean Kitchen by Alexis Kornblum Davidson

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There’s a new cookbook on the shelves, and let me tell you it is darn delicious! Lexi of Lexi’s Clean Kitchen blog has just released her first cookbook, fittingly named Lexi’s Clean Kitchen, and it is packed with paleo-friendly recipes (over 150!) that are free of gluten, grains, soy and refined sugars. I first met Lexi when she attended the book signing event …

Low Carb & Low Fat, Gluten Free Grains, & Bruising - Diane Sanfilippo, Liz Wolfe | Balanced Bites

Podcast Episode #242: Low Carb & Low Fat, Gluten Free Grains, & Bruising

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Topics: 1. News and updates from Diane & Liz [2:39] 2. Shout out: Juli Bauer of @PaleOMG[12:03] 3. Tips on shaving; razor burn and itchy regrowth [18:32] 4. Paleo low-fat, low-carb [24:06] 5. Underarm odor [35:46] 6. Gluten-free grains on paleo [41:11] 7. Increase in bruising [51:07] 8. Try this at home: swapping conventional body care products [53:39]     …

Paleo and Gluten-Free Restaurants | San Francisco | Balanced Bites

Paleo & gluten-free restaurants in San Francisco

Diane Sanfilippo Lifestyle & Mindset, Paleo & Gluten-free Travel 25 Comments

Where to eat at Paleo & gluten-free restaurants in San Francisco When I travel, I use the hashtag #PracticalPaleoTravel, but I also have hashtags with the city added to the end, for example: #PracticalPaleoTravelSF. While I call my beloved San Francisco home, I know many folks come in from out of town to visit…so here are some restaurants and food I love …

Diane's Macros Experience: FAQs | Diane Sanfilippo

Diane’s Macros Experience: FAQs

Diane Sanfilippo Diane's Macros Meal Plan, Direct from Diane 7 Comments

As I complete the 12-week meal plan created for me by Christine of Gauge Girl Training, I’m being asked a lot of questions repeatedly – for good reason – you want to know the answers! Here are the questions I’m asked most frequently about the clean eating / flexible dieting meal plan I’m currently following. First things first – join me …

Diane's Macros Experience | Planning & Prep

Diane’s Macros Experience: Planning & Preparation

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This week marks the beginning of a 12-week Meal Prep & Planning experience for me. I’m following a customized plan created for me by Christine of Gauge Girl Training. My plan is based on my current situation, goals, tastes, allergies, preferences, lifestyle, etcetera. So, while I’ll be sharing all about my experience with you along the way, I won’t be sharing …

Real Life Changes – Emma’s Story: A yoga teacher gone Paleo

Diane Sanfilippo Featured, Lifestyle & Mindset 6 Comments

This is a recent testimonial from one of my readers and a yoga teacher of my mother’s, Emma, who lives in New Jersey and runs a fantastic studio called South Mountain Yoga. I’ve had digestive problems for years. I remember leaving the dinner table when I was a kid, using the excuse of going to the bathroom, and then just …

Balanced Bites Podcast

Balanced Bites Podcast: Episode #6: New to Paleo, Food Intolerance, Type 2 Diabetes, Non Paleo Vices, Omega 3:6 Ratios & Supplementing

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Episode #6 I, Caveman, part of the Curiosity series on The Discovery Channel. Topics:  1 New to Paleo and Gluten-Free lifestyle. [11:50] 2: Food intolerance and travel/indulging. [19:05] 3: Type 2 Diabetes, Paleo and Sweeteners. [30:35] 4: Mom’s fat-loss stall while family progresses. [40:50] 5: Non-Paleo vices, artificial sweeteners & weight-loss stall. [53:30] 6: Omega 3:6 ratios, supplementing and daily bacon. [60:50] Click here to download …