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 …

Umami Steak | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

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, …

Keto Italian Hoagie Salad

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Beef, Pork, & Lamb, Dressings, KETO, Party & Finger Food, Poultry, Recipes, Soups & Salads 35 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 …

turkey bacon club salad

Easy Recipe: Turkey & Bacon Club Salad

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Soups & Salads 8 Comments

I love making salads out of whatever random ingredients I have in the fridge. Sometimes I try to think of a theme or some kind of standard dish that I can re-mix into a salad. When I scoured the fridge today for lettuce-topping ingredients, I came out with what looked like the makings of a classic club sandwich. This salad …

Easy Recipe: Early Girl Tomato & Avocado Salad

Diane Sanfilippo 21DSD, Soups & Salads 4 Comments

Now these are tomatoes! I grew up not enjoying the flavor of tomatoes other than in ketchup or tomato sauce. I had only ever tasted a conventional, large, light-ish red in color tomato. I always thought they were slimy and sort of flavorless when they were raw and sliced up. Even in a tomato salad, the flavor and texture of …