Cauliflower Queso Dip | Balanced Bites

Cauliflower Queso Dip

Diane Sanfilippo APPETIZERS, Recipes, SUPER GARLIC, SUPER ONION Leave a Comment

Cauliflower Queso Dip A veggie-packed take on traditional queso, perfect for Sunday football or any of your Fall gatherings! Ultra creamy & flavorful, you’ll never guess it’s packed with cauliflower! Ingredients in Cauliflower Queso Dip chopped cauliflower: the key to making this dip extra creamy (+ up the nutritional value!) boiling hot water: you want this water *HOT* for an …

Bacon Ranch Jalapeño Poppers | Balanced Bites

Bacon Ranch Jalapeño Poppers

Diane Sanfilippo APPETIZERS, BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, RANCH, Recipes Leave a Comment

Bacon Ranch Jalapeño Poppers Looking for a seriously quick appetizer, that packs MAXIMUM flavor into a small package? Bacon Ranch Jalapeño Poppers are the answer – the perfect combination of spicy & creamy & crunchy in every bite! Just 10 minutes of prep, 30 minutes in the oven, & you have the ultimate appetizer to serve at all your gatherings. …

Chicken Pepperoni Nuggets | Diane Sanfilippo

Chicken Pepperoni Nuggets

Diane Sanfilippo APPETIZERS, CHICKEN & TURKEY, KID-FRIENDLY, SNACKS, SUPER GARLIC, SUPER ONION, TRIFECTA Leave a Comment

For the kids, or kids-at-heart, these nuggets are easy to pull together & fun for the whole family. Serve with my oven fries & a simple salad! Plus, you can make a double-batch and freeze them if you like! EGG-FREE? Omit the egg. You can also skip this step if you’re short on time. NIGHTSHADE FREE Use the following amounts …

Mini Mediterranean Kofta | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Mini Mediterranean Kebabs (Kofta)

Diane Sanfilippo APPETIZERS, BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, GREEK, SNACKS 1 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 APPETIZERS, BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, CHICKEN & TURKEY, COFFEE BBQ, DESSERTS, GREEK, KID-FRIENDLY, SIDES, SMOKY, SUPER ONION, TRIFECTA 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! …

Ultimate Onion Dip | Balanced Bites

The Ultimate Onion Dip

Diane Sanfilippo APPETIZERS, BASICS, Food, SIDES, SNACKS, SOUPS, SALADS, & DRESSINGS, SUPER ONION 5 Comments

When I dip, you dip, we dip! The Ultimate Onion Dip features Balanced Bites SUPER ONION blend – perfect for a squeaky-clean, real-food-only onion dip!  Featuring just two ingredients, this onion dip is easy to make and is a perfect no-cook summer snack or addition to your next cookout. Enjoy this onion dip with your favorite veggies or chips for …

Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Diane Sanfilippo APPETIZERS, CHICKEN & TURKEY, SOUPS, SALADS, & DRESSINGS 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 …

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

Gluten-free cheeseboard how-to

Diane Sanfilippo APPETIZERS, SIDES, SNACKS, SUPER GARLIC RANCH Mixed Nuts 13 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 …