Mini Mediterranean Kofta | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Mini Mediterranean Kebabs (Kofta)

Diane Sanfilippo BB Spices, Beef, Pork, & Lamb, Party & Finger Food, Recipes, Sauces & Dips Leave a 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 …

Pico de Gallo | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Pico de Gallo

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Instead of store-bought salsa (which often features hidden sugar and additives), mix up a batch of this fresh pico de gallo. It’s quick and easy to make and a fraction of the cost of store-bought pico de gallo. I call photos like the ones below, #beforethestir. I think a bowl full of fresh ingredients like this show so much amazing …

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! …

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 …

How to build a gluten-free cheese board | Diane Sanfilippo

Gluten-free cheeseboard how-to

Diane Sanfilippo Party & Finger Food, Recipes, Snacks 13 Comments

I’ve been putting together some epic gluten-free cheese boards over the last couple of years. In fact, not only are they gluten-free, they’re also cow-dairy-free. And, these boards are all made with only goat and sheep milk cheeses because neither my husband nor I can tolerate most cow dairy! So, here’s how I build gluten-free and cow-dairy-free cheeseboards. There are …

Grain-Free BBQ Chicken Pizzas with Balanced Bites Spices COFFEE BBQ blend & Siete Tortillas

BBQ Chicken Pizza with Crispy Thin Crust

Diane Sanfilippo BB Spices, Party & Finger Food, Poultry, Recipes, Sauces & Dips, Snacks 20 Comments

I’ve been on a little “what else can I do with Siete Family Foods grain free tortillas?” kick. If you follow me on Instagram, and especially if you watch my IG stories, you’ve probably noticed this. Full disclosure: Siete sponsors my husband’s podcast and we’ve been friends with the family who runs the company (the Garzas) since maybe 2011 when …

Paleo and Gluten-free Super Bowl Party Recipe Roundup

Diane Sanfilippo Instant Pot, Party & Finger Food, Recipes, Sauces & Dips, Sides, Slow Cooker, Soups & Salads, Treats & Sweets 7 Comments

While watching football may or may not be your thing, I know we all want some delicious party food to enjoy on Super Bowl Sunday. Pssst! Ladies, the Super Bowl is on Sunday, February 5th… if you were about to look it up like I had to 😉 Search no further, I’ve got a delicious Super Bowl Recipe Roundup to …

Diane’s Holiday Recipe Roundup

Diane Sanfilippo Baked Goods & Pancakes, Beef, Pork, & Lamb, Breakfast, Drinks, Party & Finger Food, Poultry, Recipes, Sauces & Dips, Soups & Salads, Treats & Sweets 2 Comments

Like it or not, it’s that time of the year again! Thanksgiving has come and gone, the red cups at Starbucks are out in full force, and there’s holiday music playing everywhere I go. Tis the season all right! If you’re feeling a little crazed, and somewhat in denial that we are days away from the calendar hitting December, not …