Easy Kale Caesar Salad | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Kale Caesar Salad

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Baby kale is relatively new on the salad scene. It’s less “toothsome” than its adult counterpart, and eats almost like a less peppery arugula. Baby kale is a fantastic way to get lots of vitamins and minerals into your diet without the carbs, and it’s perfect in this Easy Kale Caesar Salad. Chicharrones add just the right crispy crunch to …

Italiano Salad | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Italiano Salad

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My husband, Scott, and I often have lunch dates at a local spot here in San Francisco where they serve a salad very similar to this Italiano Salad, and it’s always my favorite. I’ve re-created it here for you, but if you’re ever in town, stop by the Blue Barn to try the inspiration for this one! Featuring Balanced Bites …

Easy Chicken Enchiladas | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Chicken Enchiladas & Enchilada Sauce

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I don’t know how I never made these Easy Chicken Enchiladas until this past year. What rock have I been living under to have not made enchiladas before?! Tacos, fajitas, rice bowls? We’re on it, but enchiladas somehow didn’t make it into our rotation until now. A while ago, I developed an Enchilada Sauce recipe because I wasn’t able to …

Chicken Salad Collard Wraps | Keto Quick Start | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Chicken Salad Collard Wraps

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These Chicken Salad Collard Wraps are an easy and fun way to enjoy a protein-packed lunch. When grain-based wraps are out of the picture, collard greens are the perfect way to wrap up chicken (or tuna) salad for an easy paleo lunch idea. But the chicken salad is the real star in these Chicken Salad Collard Wraps—it’s delicious freshly made …

The Best Roast Chicken from Keto Quick Start | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

The Best Roast Chicken

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I think we could all benefit from a little comfort right now, and I can’t think of anything more comforting than a homemade roast chicken. In this recipe for the best roast chicken, I like to use SAVORY, GREEK, or TEX MEX spice blends, but really any of my Balanced Bites Spices will work here.

Chicken Souvlaki Kebabs | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Chicken Souvlaki Kebabs

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Chicken Souvlaki Kebabs Greek flavors are some of my absolute favorites! These Chicken Souvlaki Kebabs feature lemon, oregano, and a rich-tasting extra- virgin olive oil that magically blend together, and take me back to our trip to Greece to see where the olives for Kasandrinos brand oil are grown. I’ve added some turmeric to what would otherwise be a more …

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken

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Instant Pot BBQ Chicken If you don’t want to use store-bought BBQ sauce (often loaded with gums or other additives!) or you don’t have on-hand, this Instant Pot BBQ Chicken recipe is for you! Make this using pantry items or items you have on hand if you’ve got my Balanced Bites COFFEE BBQ blend.  

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

Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Diane Sanfilippo KETO, Poultry, Recipes, Sauces & Dips 2 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 …

Mexican Chicken & Avocado Soup | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Mexican Chicken & Avocado Soup

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Soup is a comfort food that we enjoy year-round in San Francisco. You never know when you’ll be faced with a foggy, chilly day, whether summer or fall! This soup is a perfect answer to the chill and comes together very quickly using chicken you’ve already cooked. To make this simple Mexican Chicken & Avocado Soup, you can use my …