Loaded Cauliflower Mash | Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Recipe: Loaded Cauliflower Mash

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Sides 21 Comments

Who doesn’t love some comfort food once in a while? This savory, creamy, and flavorful dish totally hits the spot. And, for you bacon lovers out there, I’ve got you covered! Mmm. Easy and under 30 minutes, this recipe is the perfect compliment to any weeknight meal. Easy Recipe: Loaded Cauliflower Mash grain-free • gluten-free • dairy-free • egg-free • nightshade-free• sugar-free • 21DSD PREP …

Mini Sweet Potato Flatbreads | Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Recipe: Mini Sweet Potato Flatbreads (21DSD)

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Sides 20 Comments

One of the toughest parts of going Paleo is foregoing (former) favorite foods, especially those that are tied to ethnic, traditional dishes. We all get a bit nostalgic about the foods of our childhoods, even if we no longer want to eat them. But even though you’re no longer eating some of those foods, there is no reason you can’t enjoy some …

Paleo Chia Pudding (Banana Vanilla Bean N’Oatmeal)

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Breakfast, Snacks, Treats & Sweets 61 Comments

Breakfast can be one of the toughest transitions for folks when they embark on switching to a Paleo diet, or while on The 21-Day Sugar Detox. While there are probably countless 21DSD-friendly breakfast options out there, one I am asked about often is an egg-free breakfast or oatmeal / breakfast cereal replacement. Enter N’Oatmeal! This breakfast cereal replacement can be eaten cold or warm …

Paleo Pad Thai from The 21-Day Sugar Detox | Diane Sanfilippo

Paleo Pad Thai (with shrimp)

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Fish & Seafood, Pasta, Recipes 7 Comments

Thai food is something that I know lots of us miss when going Paleo, but on The 21-Day Sugar Detox, the desire for interesting flavor combinations and exotic tastes can often kick in on over drive. When you’re not eating sweets and treats, it’s important to feel that you’re truly enjoying your meals. Enter my Shrimp Pad Thai recipe – …

Wings| Balanced Bites

Easy Recipe: Chicken Wings, Two-Ways plus 5 additional recipes!

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Party & Finger Food, Poultry 3 Comments

Chicken wings are probably one of the most fun proteins to eat. From tailgates to backyard barbecues, wings find their way into your hands whenever they’re around. Or maybe that’s just me. Attending college in upstate New York at Syracuse University (go Orange!), I think I probably ate my weight in chicken wings every year. Now, instead of wings that are …

Shrimp & Pork Cabbage-Wrapped Dumplings| Balanced Bites

Easy Recipe: Shrimp & Pork Cabbage-Wrapped Dumplings

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, AIP, Fish & Seafood, Recipes 5 Comments

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I miss potstickers and wontons. I’m not saying that I miss them enough to order Chinese take out, but the flavors and textures of those little Asian dumplings make powerful memories. Luckily for all of us, these cabbage-wrapped dumplings have all the flavor of their gluten-wrapped predecessors without the digestive distress, skin irritation, …

Meatballs with Tangy Cilantro-Chive Sauce| Balanced Bites

Easy Recipe: Meatballs with Tangy Cilantro-Chive Sauce

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, AIP, Beef, Pork, & Lamb, Party & Finger Food 12 Comments

Sometimes eating Paleo just isn’t enough. Health issues from autoimmune diseases to symptoms relating to IBS, “leaky gut,” or even a Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) may require food restrictions beyond  a typical Paleo type of diet to help heal and keep the symptoms at bay. If you aren’t familiar with any of the above ailments, the acronyms “AIP” (autoimmune …