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 …

Mexican Chicken & Avocado Soup | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Mexican Chicken & Avocado Soup

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, KETO, Poultry, Recipes, Soups & Salads 1 Comment

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 …

Keto Italian Hoagie Salad

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Beef, Pork, & Lamb, Dressings, KETO, Party & Finger Food, Poultry, Recipes, Soups & Salads 33 Comments

For months I’ve been enjoying a version of this Italian Hoagie Salad. I was busy working hard to finish my new book, Keto Quick Start, so didn’t get a moment to share this recipe until now. I grew up in New Jersey, in a largely Italian town and with an Italian father. The flavors of this salad are pure nostalgia …

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 …

Jersey Style Tuna Salad | Diane Sanfilippo

Jersey Style Deli Tuna Salad

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Fish & Seafood, Recipes, Soups & Salads 4 Comments

My Jersey Style Deli Tuna Salad brings me back to my childhood, growing up in a small town in Northern New Jersey. We couldn’t walk or drive two blocks without seeing at least one bagel shop – probably flanked by a couple of Italian restaurants. If you’re from that area, you feel me here. Well, funny enough, my Italian father eventually …