Caramel Hot Chocolate | Balanced Bites

Caramel Hot Chocolate

Niki Quintero DRINKS, Recipes Leave a Comment

Caramel Hot Chocolate When the weather turns chilly, I love a mug of hot chocolate. It’s just that most can be so disappointing. Sickly sweet. A laundry list of ingredients (that should never be found in hot chocolate.) This is different. Elevated. Trust me when I tell you to make this the second your CARAMEL infused sugar arrives on your …

Pumpkin Spice Latte | Balanced Bites

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Niki Quintero DRINKS, Recipes Leave a Comment

Pumpkin Spice Latte What’s more quintessential to fall than a Pumpkin Spice Latte? Most are laden with hard-to-pronounce syrups, with no pumpkin included whatsoever, so I wanted to share my own spin on this popular drink! It’s quick and easy to make, more affordable than the Starbucks version, and lightly sweetened with my Pumpkin Spice Infused Sugar… perfect to whip …

Flourless Dark Chocolate Brownies | Balanced Bites

Flourless Dark Chocolate Brownies

Diane Sanfilippo DESSERTS, Recipes Leave a Comment

Flourless Dark Chocolate Brownies Rich & fudgy, these brownies are the perfect recipe for your fall baking needs! Try to use the best quality chocolate you can find – it will make a big difference in the end result! Ingredients in Flourless Dark Chocolate Brownies dark chocolate: the best quality you can find! eggs: pasture-raised if possible, happier chickens make …

10-Minute Breakfast Hash | Balanced Bites

Easy Breakfast Hash

Diane Sanfilippo BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, COFFEE BBQ Leave a Comment

Easy Breakfast Hash An egg-free breakfast option, packed with veggies and sausage, and topped with creamy goat cheese. Feel free to add an egg though, if you’re inclined! Ingredients in Easy Breakfast Hash pork: 1 pound of ground pork is the base of this recipe Balanced Bites ITALIAN spice blend: the ultimate easy button for making sausage out of any ground …

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. …

Sausage, Zucchini, & Cheddar Cheese Frittata | Balanced Bites

Sausage, Zucchini, & Cheddar Cheese Frittata

Niki Quintero BREAKFAST, TRIFECTA Leave a Comment

Sausage, Zucchini, & Cheddar Cheese Frittata Frittatas are one of the easiest ways to work veggies and extra protein into your morning, and this sausage, zucchini, & Cheddar cheese combination might be my favorite yet! Plus, they are so versatile: Swap out the sausage for bacon. Use asparagus instead of zucchini. There are so many possibilities! Frittatas are easily one …

Caramelized Onion & Bacon Crustless Quiche | Balanced Bites

Caramelized Onion & Bacon Crustless Quiche

Diane Sanfilippo BREAKFAST, Recipes, TRIFECTA Leave a Comment

Caramelized Onion & Bacon Crustless Quiche Simplify breakfast or lunch with this flavor-packed quiche! Serve with a mixed greens salad or sautéed greens for a complete meal. Pro Tip: don’t slack on caramelizing the onions, you really want to maximize that flavor and they pack so much flavor into this dish! Ingredients in Caramelized Onion & Bacon Crustless Quiche caramelized …

COFFEE BBQ Ribs | Balanced Bites


Diane Sanfilippo BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, COFFEE BBQ 1 Comment

THE EASIEST & BEST RIBS EVER. I mean it, these ribs are GOOOOOOD. And so easy. When COFFEE BBQ blend is involved, I’m all about keeping it simple! Don’t slack on the seasoning, you really want to maximize that flavor. If you loved this recipe, you have to try: COFFEE BBQ Bacon Burgers Instant-Pot BBQ Chicken BBQ Chicken Pizza with …