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 …

COFFEE BBQ Bacon Burgers | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Coffee BBQ Bacon Burgers

Diane Sanfilippo Beef, Pork, & Lamb 2 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 …

Bacon Brussels Asparagus Goat Cheese Frittata | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Bacon, Brussels, Asparagus & Goat Cheese Frittata

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Frittatas – like this Bacon, Brussels, Asparagus & Goat Cheese Frittata – are one of the easiest ways to work veggies and extra protein into your morning. And, I’m going to go out on a limb here and proclaim myself as not only a salad master, but *also* a frittata master. One day, I’ll blog my formula for how to …

Easy Chicken Enchiladas | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Chicken Enchiladas & Enchilada Sauce

Diane Sanfilippo Basics, Poultry, Sauces & Dips 3 Comments

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 …

No-Bake Snickers Bars from The Ultimate Keto Cookbook by Brittany Angell | Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo

No-Bake Snickers Bars

Diane Sanfilippo Baked Goods & Pancakes, Recipes, Treats & Sweets 2 Comments

These No-Bake Snickers Bars can be made keto or paleo and are a fun and delicious recipe from Brittany Angell’s new book, The Ultimate Keto Cookbook. An at-home twist on traditional candy bars, these No-Bake Snickers Bars are a fun way to spend an afternoon with the family. These bars may even be better than Snickers bars you can buy …

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 …

Gluten-Free Banana Bread | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Gluten-Free Banana Bread (Macro-friendly)

Diane Sanfilippo Baked Goods & Pancakes, Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks, Treats & Sweets 5 Comments

When i maI’ve been making this gluten-free banana bread with a macro-friendly tweak now for several months, and we love it! This banana bread has become a staple recipe in our kitchen on a regular basis. Even my husband is making it sometimes, too, since he loves it and it’s super simple. It’s even better as chocolate chip banana bread, …

Umami Steak & Arugula Salad

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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, …

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Granola | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Granola

Diane Sanfilippo Baked Goods & Pancakes, Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks, Treats & Sweets 5 Comments

By popular demand, my gluten-free peanut butter granola recipe is here! I’ll admit, I’ve not tried lots of versions of peanut butter granola before myself. But, not long ago, I was craving some and wanted to use unique ingredients to make it taste amazing and add protein. The protein boost in this peanut butter granola recipe comes from collagen peptides. …