Why Traveling Makes Us More Creative – Foodies Love Blog

Apr 12th, 2021 Food & Nutrition 6 min read

Traveling is a wonderful hobby for millions of people across the globe. This also provides various advantages to people. Here’s why traveling is important. The ability to move around from one place to the other place is the main virtue one can ever have. All humans and animals have been secured with this ability, but humans are always a step…

CEO Corner, March 2021 | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Mar 13th, 2021 Food & Nutrition 4 min read

I have heard from many of you that “behind-the-scenes” business updates are a fun way to engage with the Balanced Bites brand. While I share many sneak peaks on Instagram and in our Balanced Bites Insider newsletter, I’d like to welcome you to my new CEO Corner on the blog. Here you’ll find business updates, company news and launches, and…

Kitchen Organizing Tips

Feb 20th, 2021 Food & Nutrition 9 min read

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 Wholesome Foods, Diane Sanfilippo

Feb 13th, 2021 Food & Nutrition 2 min read

For decades, researchers have been trying to prove conclusively that cholesterol is a major villain in this epidemic [of heart disease]. It has not been easy. Cholesterol is, after all, only one piece in a large puzzle that also includes obesity, high blood pressure, smoking, stress, and lack of exercise. All of these play their part in heart disease “like…

Balanced Bites | Squeaky clean heat-and-eat meals | Organic Spices | Created by Diane Sanfilippo | Home of the Balanced Bites Podcast

Feb 10th, 2021 Food & Nutrition 2 min read

In Q4 2020, we continued our 2020 fundraising efforts and held a number of campaigns to enable you to donate through your purchases of Balanced Bites meals, spices, and more. Thanks to your generosity, we donated meals to healthcare workers and contributed thousands of dollars to the community. Here’s a recap of Q4 2020 company donations and charitable initiatives (October-December…

What We’ve Been Fed: The Recommendation for Saturated Fats | Balanced Bites Wholesome Foods, Diane Sanfilippo

Feb 6th, 2021 Food & Nutrition 2 min read

The USDA recommends avoiding saturated fats because they say there is evidence that eating less saturated fats “is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease,” especially higher blood cholesterol levels. The truth about saturated fat consumption is that it’s never been shown to cause cardiovascular disease (CVD). What we have seen is that there seems to be a correlation between…

What We’ve Been Fed: The Recommendation for Dairy | Balanced Bites Wholesome Foods, Diane Sanfilippo

Jan 30th, 2021 Food & Nutrition 3 min read

Yet the USDA recommends that we eat fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products. Why? Do they mean that milk straight from the cow isn’t recommended, and milk that has been processed and had its most valued nutrients removed is actually healthier? Perhaps in addition to forge!ing how real, nutritious milk should be produced and consumed, they have also misinterpreted…