Feta-Brined Chicken Thighs | Balanced Bites

Feta-Brined Chicken Thighs

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Basics, BB Spices, KETO, Poultry, Recipes, Spices & Seasonings Leave a Comment

OKAY THIS FETA BRINED CHICKEN IS LIFE CHANGING. I don’t say that lightly or often. I think it’s the best chicken I’ve ever had. Pro Tip: Save the leftover brine from your feta containers as you use it, and freeze till you’re ready to go! EXTRA CRISPY SKIN TIP After patting the chicken dry, place it uncovered in your refrigerator …

Recipe Roundup: Summer Grilling | Balanced Bites Wholesome Foods

Balanced Bites Recipe Roundup: Summer Grilling

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Basics, BB Spices, Beef, Pork, & Lamb, Food, KETO, Party & Finger Food, Poultry, Recipes, Sauces & Dips, Sides, Treats & Sweets Leave a Comment

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! …

Umami Steak | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Umami Steak & Arugula Salad

Diane Sanfilippo BB Spices, Beef, Pork, & Lamb, Dressings, KETO, Recipes 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, …

Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Diane Sanfilippo KETO, Poultry, Recipes, Sauces & Dips 4 Comments

Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce Recipe I.LOVE.THESE.SPRING.ROLLS! Pictured are fresh spring rolls made with shredded chicken for extra protein but you can leave them veggie-only as a side, use shrimp/prawns, or whatever you enjoy. I also don’t use the noodles inside as the rice paper is carby enough for me, but you could… and, my filling method is a …

Keto Italian Hoagie Salad

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Beef, Pork, & Lamb, Dressings, KETO, Party & Finger Food, Poultry, Recipes, Soups & Salads 35 Comments

For months I’ve been enjoying a version of this Italian Hoagie Salad. I was busy working hard to finish my new book, Keto Quick Start, so didn’t get a moment to share this recipe until now. I grew up in New Jersey, in a largely Italian town and with an Italian father. The flavors of this salad are pure nostalgia …