Author Archives: Diane @ Balanced Bites

About Diane @ Balanced Bites

A Certified Nutrition Consultant specializing in using old food (paleo/primal/grain-free) to help people find health and healing in a modern world.

Easy Recipe: Dairy Free Chocolate Pudding

Whoa, it’s been AGES since I even thought about making pudding. Not only have I not made pudding in ages, but I don’t think I even considered the idea of making it from something other than milk. Well, I got … Continue reading

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No Time to Cook? I’m Calling Your Bluff!

People see me eating REAL FOOD for breakfast every day at work and ask me over and over again, “how do you have time to cook that?” Seriously. Clearly I don’t have more hours in the day than they do. … Continue reading

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Easy Recipe: Gluten Free Coconut Flour Muffins

I am not a baker. In fact, I think I’m pretty awful at baking. The measuring and precision involved can really send me over the edge. As a creative-type, I like to make “recipes” and I like to be able … Continue reading

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Easy Recipe: Gluten Free Flax Granola

Who doesn’t love granola? Oh man, it can be addictive even, can’t it? As much as I love it, I haven’t eaten granola in a pretty long time. I’ve made lots of different versions of granola recipes, and I’ll probably … Continue reading

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5 Things to Love About Coconut Oil

I really, really, really love coconut oil. Organic, virgin, unrefined coconut oil. I buy coconut oil all the time. This week, I was lucky enough to receive a sample of Tropical Traditions brand Gold Label Standard Virgin Coconut Oil. I … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Tips for Picking Healthy Foods to Eat

Here are my 10 tips for picking healthy foods to eat. I am inspired by Michael Pollan’s new book “Food Rules” which covers all of these and more in his words. Below are my rules, in my words Fresh is … Continue reading

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Free Group Class Info: 1/23/10 @ DIAKADI Body "Learn What the Labels Aren’t Telling You."

  DIAKADI Body is hosting a FREE, Interactive Group Class called “Learn What the Labels Aren’t Telling You.” Diane Sanfilippo, CHEK Certified Holistic Lifestyle Coach and Nutrition Educator Student at Bauman College, will be uncovering what the health claims on … Continue reading

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