Spaghetti Squash Bolognese Bake | Diane Sanfilippo

Spaghetti Squash Bolognese Bake

Diane Sanfilippo BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, GREEK, SUPER GARLIC PIZZA 3 Comments

What could be better than a hearty Bolognese? A Spaghetti Squash Bolognese Bake! This casserole is super satisfying and perfect for feeding a family or a crowd—or one person with lots of leftovers. This dish freezes and reheats beautifully, so make a big batch to enjoy comfort food anytime. NIGHTSHADE-FREE? Use 6 ounces canned pumpkin instead of tomato paste. DAIRY-FREE? …

Feta-Brined Chicken Thighs | Balanced Bites

Feta-Brined Chicken Thighs

Diane Sanfilippo CHICKEN & TURKEY, GREEK, SUPER GARLIC 4 Comments

OKAY THIS FETA BRINED CHICKEN IS LIFE CHANGING. I don’t say that lightly or often. I think it’s the best chicken I’ve ever had. Pro Tip: Save the leftover brine from your feta containers as you use it, and freeze till you’re ready to go! EXTRA CRISPY SKIN TIP After patting the chicken dry, place it uncovered in your refrigerator …

Marinated Onionsl | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Marinated Onions

Diane Sanfilippo BASICS, GREEK, SIDES, SUPER GARLIC 2 Comments

While marinated onions typically include sugar, these have no sugar at all and are a healthy way to add some tangy flavor to lots of dishes. Enjoy these marinated onions on burgers, in tuna salad, in tacos, or as a salad topper. Keep a batch of these on hand at all times; you’ll be glad you have them! Other sides …

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! …

Chicken Souvlaki Kebabs | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Chicken Souvlaki Kebabs

Diane Sanfilippo CHICKEN & TURKEY, GREEK 6 Comments

Chicken Souvlaki Kebabs Greek flavors are some of my absolute favorites! These Chicken Souvlaki Kebabs feature lemon, oregano, and a rich-tasting extra- virgin olive oil that magically blend together, and take me back to our trip to Greece a few years back. I’ve added some turmeric to what would otherwise be a more traditional souvlaki marinade to up the nutritional …

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

Paleo Avocado Toast

Diane Sanfilippo APPETIZERS, BAGEL, BREAKFAST, GREEK, SNACKS, SUPER GARLIC PIZZA 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 …

Greek Marinated Chicken | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Greek Marinated Chicken

Diane Sanfilippo CHICKEN & TURKEY, GREEK, The 21-Day Sugar Detox, Videos 5 Comments

This Greek-marinated chicken recipe is really simple to pull together and oh, so flavorful! The marinade is full of Greek flavors, with lots of garlic, lemon, oregano and olive oil. Νόστιμος!! (delicious!) grain-free • gluten-free • egg-free • nut-free • seed-free • dairy-free • nightshade-free • fodmap-free Check out this video of me making this Greekified Chicken!