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 …

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 Salad Collard Wraps | Keto Quick Start | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Chicken Salad Collard Wraps

Diane Sanfilippo CHICKEN & TURKEY, SUPER GARLIC Leave a Comment

These Chicken Salad Collard Wraps are an easy and fun way to enjoy a protein-packed lunch. When grain-based wraps are out of the picture, collard greens are the perfect way to wrap up chicken (or tuna) salad for an easy paleo lunch idea. But the chicken salad is the real star in these Chicken Salad Collard Wraps—it’s delicious freshly made …

The Best Roast Chicken from Keto Quick Start | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

The Best Roast Chicken

Diane Sanfilippo CHICKEN & TURKEY, SAVORY Leave a Comment

I think we could all benefit from a little comfort right now, and I can’t think of anything more comforting than a homemade roast chicken. In this recipe for the best roast chicken, I like to use SAVORY, GREEK, or TEX MEX spice blends, but really any of my Balanced Bites Spices will work here.   View this post on …

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 …

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken | Balanced Bites, Diane Sanfilippo

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken

Diane Sanfilippo CHICKEN & TURKEY, COFFEE BBQ, KID-FRIENDLY 9 Comments

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken If you don’t want to use store-bought BBQ sauce (often loaded with gums or other additives!) or you don’t have on-hand, this Instant Pot BBQ Chicken recipe is for you! Make this using pantry items or items you have on hand if you’ve got my Balanced Bites COFFEE BBQ blend.

Mexican Chicken & Avocado Soup | Balanced Bites

Mexican Chicken & Avocado Soup

Diane Sanfilippo CHICKEN & TURKEY, Recipes, SOUPS, SALADS, & DRESSINGS, TEX MEX 1 Comment

Mexican Chicken & Avocado Soup This Mexican Chicken & Avocado Soup is a perfect answer to the chill and comes together very quickly using chicken you’ve already cooked. Soup is a comfort food that we enjoy year-round in San Francisco. You never know when you’ll be faced with a foggy, chilly day, whether summer or fall! Ingredients in Mexican Chicken …

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!