Balanced Foods officials said the franchise has opened in a new location in Cypress, and plans are in place to hold a grand opening event March 1. Attendees can enjoy a free meal from noon-4 p.m. as well as a bounce house and local vendors.

Balanced Foods offers meal preps designed to meet the nutritional needs of those with fitness and health goals as well as busy lifestyles. The franchise offers breakfast, lunch and dinner options as well as snacks and drinks.