Loaded Cauliflower Mash | Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Recipe: Loaded Cauliflower Mash

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Sides 21 Comments

Who doesn’t love some comfort food once in a while? This savory, creamy, and flavorful dish totally hits the spot. And, for you bacon lovers out there, I’ve got you covered! Mmm. Easy and under 30 minutes, this recipe is the perfect compliment to any weeknight meal. Easy Recipe: Loaded Cauliflower Mash grain-free • gluten-free • dairy-free • egg-free • nightshade-free• sugar-free • 21DSD PREP …

Mini Sweet Potato Flatbreads | Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Recipe: Mini Sweet Potato Flatbreads (21DSD)

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Sides 20 Comments

One of the toughest parts of going Paleo is foregoing (former) favorite foods, especially those that are tied to ethnic, traditional dishes. We all get a bit nostalgic about the foods of our childhoods, even if we no longer want to eat them. But even though you’re no longer eating some of those foods, there is no reason you can’t enjoy some …

AIP-Friendly Strawberry Mint Bruschetta | Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Recipe: AIP-friendly Strawberry-Mint Bruschetta

Diane Sanfilippo AIP, Recipes, Sides 3 Comments

Strawberry season is here! This is a slightly different take on a classic favorite: bruschetta! Replacing the tomatoes with strawberries not only makes the dish more unique, but it also allows those either allergic to tomatoes or not consuming nightshades to enjoy this dish, so it’s an autoimmune protocol bruschetta recipe. But trust me, it isn’t weird at all! By …

Easy Recipe: Sautéed Red Cabbage with Onions & Apples

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Sides 15 Comments

This is a recipe I created after seeing a friend of mine eating something similar before our nutrition class last year. It looked and smelled fantastic and I realized that it would be a great way to add cabbage to my diet since it was a vegetable I liked but rarely ate. I’ve been known to throw together a slaw …

Sauerkraut| Balanced Bites

Easy Recipe: Raw Sauerkraut

Diane Sanfilippo Sides 126 Comments

I grew up loving sauerkraut. I spent a lot of time toting around with my mom and her friends to shopping malls, and juicy Nathan’s hot dog topped with kraut and ketchup was one of my favorite mid-mall-meals. With fries, of course. Well, fast forward about 25 years and here I am, happily still enjoying sauerkraut, but it’s not the …

Roasted Winter Squash | Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Recipe: Roasted Winter Squash with Coconut Butter

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Sides 8 Comments

Winter squash is amazing. It’s sweet but not too sweet. It’s packed with nutrients (vitamin A, vitamin C and potassium to name a few) and it’s comforting and feels so decadent to enjoy. I just adore it. Break out of your standard sweet potato rut and dabble in the world of winter squash. There are lots of varieties and, chances are, …