Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Mushrooms | Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo

Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Mushrooms

Diane Sanfilippo APPETIZERS, SIDES, SNACKS 4 Comments

These spinach and artichoke stuffed mushrooms are the perfect appetizer to make for your next party. Packed with flavor and seriously simple to throw together, I’m telling you, they’ll become one of your go-to recipes for all future get-togethers! Bring them to a New Year’s Eve celebration, Superbowl Party, or even a backyard BBQ – they’re sure to be a …

Healthy Fruit Slushy | Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Recipe: Healthy Fruit Slushy

Diane Sanfilippo BREAKFAST, DESSERTS, DRINKS, SNACKS 7 Comments

Growing up in northern New Jersey, I drank my fair share of Slurpees from 7-11. Yep, I guzzled down those sugar-laden frozen treats as a kid, time after time. We lived around the corner from the always-open shop, and so, trips there were a regular thing. Whether it was for nickel and dime candy, or for Slurpees – my friends …

Asian Style Meatballs | Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Recipe: Asian Style Meatballs (21DSD)

Diane Sanfilippo APPETIZERS, BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, CHICKEN & TURKEY, SNACKS 11 Comments

Meatballs are a simple way to get a protein-punch with lots of variety in flavors. Whether you’re switching to a Paleo diet, or taking on The 21-Day Sugar Detox, these Asian style meatballs are a perfect protein popper for dinner with the slaw pictured, over a salad for lunch, or even paired with some eggs or veggies for breakfast. The rich flavors of …

Lemon Vanilla Meltaways | Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Recipe: Lemon Vanilla Meltaways

Diane Sanfilippo DESSERTS, SNACKS 25 Comments

This recipe is from The 21-Day Sugar Detox guide book. I love lemon! It’s tart, it’s bright, it’s packed with vitamin C, and it works well in sweet and savory dishes alike. It is my go to for a quick salad dressing–just a squeeze of lemon and some olive oil and I’m set. I love it sliced over broiled salmon, …

AIP-Friendly Strawberry Mint Bruschetta | Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo

Easy Recipe: AIP-friendly Strawberry-Mint Bruschetta

Diane Sanfilippo APPETIZERS, BREAKFAST, DESSERTS, SIDES, SNACKS 3 Comments

Strawberry season is here! This is a slightly different take on a classic favorite: bruschetta! Replacing the tomatoes with strawberries not only makes the dish more unique, but it also allows those either allergic to tomatoes or not consuming nightshades to enjoy this dish, so it’s an autoimmune protocol bruschetta recipe. But trust me, it isn’t weird at all! By …

Basic 4 Guacamole| Balanced Bites

Easy Recipe – Basic 4 Guacamole from The 21-Day Sugar Detox

Diane Sanfilippo SNACKS 9 Comments

This recipe is from my  book, The 21-Day Sugar Detox. Watch me make this recipe in the video at the end of this post! Guacamole is always a fan-favorite whether it’s to enjoy while watching The Big Game, topping lettuce-wraps, or just for snacking or topping off a meal pretty much anytime. When the craving for guacamole hits, it’s easy to think …

Halloween Recipe Round-Up| Balanced Bites

Halloween Recipe Round-up (and a spook-tacular 21DSD-friendly treat recipe!)

Bobby Cardwell DESSERTS, KID-FRIENDLY, SNACKS Leave a Comment

It’s time for Halloween! Black cats, skeletons, ghosts…and lots and lots of candy. This can be a scary time of year, especially if you are trying to avoid sugar and artificially-flavored concoctions of all kinds. But, never fear! You can still have a spooktacular Halloween with lots of fun and still stay on the Paleo wagon. The trick is to …