COFFEE BBQ Ribs | Balanced Bites


Diane Sanfilippo BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, COFFEE BBQ Leave a Comment

THE EASIEST & BEST RIBS EVER. I mean it, these ribs are GOOOOOOD. And so easy. When COFFEE BBQ blend is involved, I’m all about keeping it simple! Don’t slack on the seasoning, you really want to maximize that flavor. If you loved this recipe, you have to try: COFFEE BBQ Bacon Burgers Instant-Pot BBQ Chicken BBQ Chicken Pizza with …

BBQ Pulled Pork Tacos | Diane Sanfilippo

BBQ Pulled Pork Tacos

Diane Sanfilippo BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, SMOKY Leave a Comment

This recipe comes together very quickly if you make the components ahead of time during a meal prep day. Allot 15 minutes prep time to make the pulled pork, spicy slaw, and marinated onions, and 6 to 8 hours in the slow cooker for the pork and to marinate the onions. This recipe makes a ton of slow-cooked pork, so …

Spaghetti Squash Bolognese Bake | Diane Sanfilippo

Spaghetti Squash Bolognese Bake

Diane Sanfilippo BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, GREEK, SUPER GARLIC PIZZA 3 Comments

What could be better than a hearty Bolognese? A Spaghetti Squash Bolognese Bake! This casserole is super satisfying and perfect for feeding a family or a crowd—or one person with lots of leftovers. This dish freezes and reheats beautifully, so make a big batch to enjoy comfort food anytime. NIGHTSHADE-FREE? Use 6 ounces canned pumpkin instead of tomato paste. DAIRY-FREE? …

Mini Mediterranean Kofta | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Mini Mediterranean Kebabs (Kofta)

Diane Sanfilippo APPETIZERS, BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, GREEK, SNACKS 1 Comment

In this recipe for Mini Mediterranean Kebabs, the bold flavors of Mediterranean food are paired with a cooling tzatziki sauce. Featuring Balanced Bites GREEK spice blend, the savory flavors contrast nicely with the bright, creamy sauce—it’s an amazing combination. This easy appetizer recipe is perfect to bring to a party or can be made without the cocktail sticks for an …

Recipe Roundup: Summer Grilling | Balanced Bites Wholesome Foods

Balanced Bites Recipe Roundup: Summer Grilling


Summer grilling never looked so good! Check out our recipe roundup of summer grilling recipes that are perfect for the indoor or outdoor grill. To be honest, aside from rainy days, it’s almost always grilling season here in San Francisco since it’s about 50-70 degrees outside here year-round. Lately, I prep steak and pork the same way almost every time! …

Smoky Pork Chops | Balanced Bites

The Easiest SMOKY Pork Chops Ever

Diane Sanfilippo BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, SMOKY, TRIFECTA Leave a Comment

This recipe for the easiest smoky pork chops make a simple, quick weeknight dinner. You season the chops with Balanced Bites SMOKY & TRIFECTA blends, grill & eat! As Ina would say, “how easy is that?”! I like to serve these with a simple salad made with arugula, apple, toasted almonds, blue or goat cheese. There’s a full recipe in …

COFFEE BBQ Bacon Burgers | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Coffee BBQ Bacon Burgers

Diane Sanfilippo BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, COFFEE BBQ 4 Comments

Warmer weather = outdoor grilling ALL THE THINGS! First up, my COFFEE BBQ Bacon Burger – it’s seriously epic! This will be your new favorite burger. If you’ve never had a bacon burger, you’re missing out! It’s a burger but with bacon ground up into it. Yes, you read that right! The key to this recipe is that you’ll just …

Umami Steak & Arugula Salad | Balanced Bites

Umami Steak & Arugula Salad

Diane Sanfilippo BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, SOUPS, SALADS, & DRESSINGS, TRIFECTA Leave a Comment

This Umami Steak and Arugula Salad features the easiest and best marinade you’ll ever make for steak! Diane’s umami steak flavor combination works with nearly any protein, and the flavor infuses quickly, in an hour if that’s all you have. Don’t skip this simple recipe—it will quickly become your go-to way to prepare steak. To make this recipe even simpler, …

Home Fries & Sausage Skillet | Balanced Bites

Home Fries & Sausage Skillet

Diane Sanfilippo BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, BREAKFAST, DINER, ITALIAN Leave a Comment

Egg-free breakfasts can seem challenging at first, but it’s quite simple when you break it down and realize that tons of breakfast-friendly foods work great together in a quick meal like this Home Fries & Sausage Skillet! Whether you simply want to change things up or you have an egg allergy or sensitivity, give this Home Fries & Sausage Skillet …