How I make my matcha latte | Diane Sanfilippo

How to make a Matcha Latte

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Breakfast, Drinks, Snacks, Treats & Sweets 66 Comments

If you’ve been wondering how to make a matcha latte, read on. At least, if you want to know how I make my matcha latte! Matcha lattes have become super popular, and I’ve recently jumped in on this trend! During my recent book tour, I realized very quickly that my body simply couldn’t handle caffeine from coffee. So, I stopped drinking …

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

Gluten-free cheeseboard how-to

Diane Sanfilippo Party & Finger Food, Recipes, Snacks 12 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 13 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 …

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), …

Practical Paleo 2nd Edition + Paleo Avocado "Toast" | Diane Sanfilippo

Paleo Avocado Toast

Diane Sanfilippo Breakfast, Eggs, Party & Finger Food, Recipes, Snacks 2 Comments

Avocado toast has become one of the “it” breakfasts these days. Avoiding bread has meant missing out, until now! In my Paleo Avocado Toast recipe, thin potato slices replace the toast, and the flavor is reminiscent of loaded potato skins once it’s all stacked up—and it’s to die for. Prep some potatoes ahead to reheat in a toaster oven for …

Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Mushrooms | Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo

Paleo Stuffed Mushrooms: Spinach & Artichoke

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Party & Finger Food, Recipes, Sides, Snacks, The 21-Day Sugar Detox Leave a Comment

These paleo spinach and artichoke stuffed mushrooms are the perfect appetizer to make for your next party. Packed with flavor and seriously simple to throw together, I’m telling you, they’ll become one of your go-to recipes for all future get-togethers! Bring them to a New Year’s Eve celebration, Superbowl Party, or even a backyard BBQ – they’re sure to be a …

Paleo Chia Pudding (Banana Vanilla Bean N’Oatmeal)

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Breakfast, Snacks, Treats & Sweets 61 Comments

Breakfast can be one of the toughest transitions for folks when they embark on switching to a Paleo diet, or while on The 21-Day Sugar Detox. While there are probably countless 21DSD-friendly breakfast options out there, one I am asked about often is an egg-free breakfast or oatmeal / breakfast cereal replacement. Enter N’Oatmeal! This breakfast cereal replacement can be eaten cold or warm …

Basic 4 Guacamole| Balanced Bites

Easy Recipe – Basic 4 Guacamole from The 21-Day Sugar Detox

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Snacks 9 Comments

This recipe is from my  book, The 21-Day Sugar Detox. Watch me make this recipe in the video at the end of this post! Guacamole is always a fan-favorite whether it’s to enjoy while watching The Big Game, topping lettuce-wraps, or just for snacking or topping off a meal pretty much anytime. When the craving for guacamole hits, it’s easy to think …

Halloween Recipe Round-Up| Balanced Bites

Halloween Recipe Round-up (and a spook-tacular 21DSD-friendly treat recipe!)

Bobby Cardwell 21DSD, Party & Finger Food, Recipes, Snacks, Treats & Sweets Leave a Comment

It’s time for Halloween! Black cats, skeletons, ghosts…and lots and lots of candy. This can be a scary time of year, especially if you are trying to avoid sugar and artificially-flavored concoctions of all kinds. But, never fear! You can still have a spooktacular Halloween with lots of fun and still stay on the Paleo wagon. The trick is to …