Mini Mediterranean Kofta | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Mini Mediterranean Kebabs (Kofta)

Diane Sanfilippo 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 …

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! …

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 …

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken

Diane Sanfilippo Poultry, Recipes, Sauces & Dips, Slow Cooker 5 Comments

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 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 …

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 …

Creamy Cauliflower Hummus | Diane Sanfilippo

Creamy Cauliflower Hummus

Diane Sanfilippo Party & Finger Food, Recipes, Sauces & Dips, Snacks Leave a Comment

This twist on the traditional Mediterranean favorite tastes almost exactly the same as the chickpea (garbanzo bean) variety. Creamy Cauliflower Hummus Recipe from Practical Paleo 2nd Edition grain-free • gluten-free • egg-free • dairy-free PREP TIME: 15 minutes COOKING TIME: – YIELD: About 2 cups Ingredients: 4 cups cauliflower florets, steamed 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste), …