Easy Recipe: Tomato & Olive Salad

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Soups & Salads 5 Comments

I made this today to enjoy alongside some lamb chops so I figured I’d share the recipe with you. I usually make this with chopped cucumbers as well, but the colors were so rich and beautiful without them, that I left off the green for this batch. This would be a stunning addition to any BBQ or outdoor party. Enjoy …

Clarified Butter| Balanced Bites

How to: Make Clarified Butter or Ghee

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Basics 54 Comments

It’s been a while since I made clarified butter or ghee. Heck, our kitchen has been under construction for about two months, so, it’s been a while since I made anything other than quickly skillet-cooked or grilled food! I was thrilled to not only see one of my favorite grass-fed butters (SMJÖR brand) on sale at my local Whole Foods, …

Lemon Rosemary Salmon| Balanced Bites

Easy Recipe: Lemon Rosemary Broiled Salmon from Practical Paleo

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Fish & Seafood 25 Comments

This is just one of over 120 delicious and easy recipes in my bestselling book, Practical Paleo! People are often timid when it comes to cooking fish, but I promise, it’s one of the easiest things to get right. Keep the ingredients simple and the cooking time short, and you’ll have a winner. Rosemary isn’t typically an herb you’d think of pairing …

Bacon Wrapped Smoky Chicken Thighs from "Practical Paleo" | Diane Sanfilippo

Smoky Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs from Practical Paleo

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Poultry 70 Comments

What do you do when you get home from the grocery store and realize you bought chicken thighs without skin? Wrap it in bacon, of course! This recipe is pretty simple, but the Smoky Spice Blend kicks it up! I enjoyed these last night for dinner while hanging with Bill & Hayley of Primal Palate. We think you’ll love them! Love …

Braised Lamb Shanks| Balanced Bites

Easy Recipe: Crockpot Braised Lamb Shanks (Osso Buco) with Tomato Sauce

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Beef, Pork, & Lamb, Slow Cooker 12 Comments

I owe the motivation to make this recipe to my good friend Caitlin Weeks of GrassFedGirl.com. She is always telling me how awesome it is to throw frozen meat into the crock pot at night and wake up to amazing food in the morning. She’s right. I’m just the kind of person who gets tired of certain flavors all the …

Chocolate Almond Butter Cups | Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Recipe: Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Treats & Sweets 42 Comments

Peanut butter cups were a favorite of mine for many years. This updated version uses very little sweetener and more wholesome ingredients! This is just one of over 120 delicious and easy recipes in my new book, Practical Paleo! Chocolate Almond Butter Cups grain-free • gluten-free • egg-free  • dairy-free • nightshade-free PREP TIME: 40 mins, plus time to chill COOKING TIME: …