Well Balanced brain food

The internet is full of contradicting information and all or nothing diet plans that can only get us in a tizzy. What you feed your brain matters! We strive to provide you with the best “brain food” on our blog: inspirational, encouraging, and evidence-based. Take a look around!

Festive Sweet Potato Bread

Quick bread makes a festive, fun, and sweet treat to bring to the holiday party, a gift to your loved ones, or something to enjoy with your family. This recipe features nutritious sweet potato, fresh cranberries, rosemary, and toasted pecans to give it a nice flavor....

Why eat local?

As the autumn season rolls in with its warm golden glow and fresh fall air, one cannot help but get excited for vibrant colors on treetops and succulent seasonal flavors. At Well Balanced, we welcome the changing of seasons with open arms as they bring fresh,...

Lentil Mushroom Burgers

https://youtu.be/vYZWWUV0Hp8 If you've followed along this year, you probably noticed we have some recurring themes with our cooking demonstrations. We love plant-forward meals that are easy to prepare and, of course, friendly on the budget.  Today I want to tie...

How to detect food myths like a scientist

Part of the frustration around nutrition is that we read the ideas and theories of so many different influencers, bloggers, physicians, and nutritionists on every corner of the web. In addition, we see catchy and misleading advertisements trying to get our attention...

Back-to-School Nutrition Basics 

Whether you’re getting readjusted to having your kiddos back in school, feeling the demands of those extracurriculars, starting classes, or getting back into the swing of things as the school year ramps up, it can feel like a juggling act to stick to your nutrition or...

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Bite Size Ideas, Tools, and Other Resources To Help You On Your Wellness Journey

Asked and answered

Evidence-Based Answers to Nutrition Questions We Get Asked A Lot

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Is Leaky Gut a Real Thing?

More and more research suggests that your gut is deeply interconnected throughout your body—from the brain, to your heart, to your immune system, and even to your mood. This means that the foods and drinks you consume can directly affect your health and mood. The gut’s ability to selectively allow the foods we consume to be absorbed while keeping others out is only possible if the cells are working properly and physically joined together very tightly, via tight junctions.

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recipes and meal planning

Ideas For Well Balanced Meals That Are Delicious and Nutritious.

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Plant Based Meal(s) on a Budget

As if meal planning wasn’t hard enough, the ever rising food and gas prices can make it feel not only timely, but costly. That’s why Coach Bella decided to create a recipe that is simple and affordable, but will offer 3-5 meals!

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Take A Dip

Entertaining this summer? Attending a few BBQs? Then don’t forget to bring a Well Balanced dip! These 3 dips are crowd-pleasers and go great with any chip, veggie, or cracker.

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Health and wellness book club

Get The Scoop and Join the Conversations About A Variety of Health and Wellness Books

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