Easy Recipe: Mini Mexi-Meatloaves

Diane Sanfilippo BEEF, PORK, & LAMB 27 Comments

Meatloaf is a great way to take your basic ground meat and turn it into something delicious. After completing the recipes for Practical Paleo, I was almost shocked to look back and realize I didn’t include a meatloaf recipe, so this one will be featured in my next book, The 21-Day Sugar Detox (due out this fall – available for …

Spaghetti Squash Bolognese | Balanced Bites

Spaghetti Squash Bolognese

Diane Sanfilippo BEEF, PORK, & LAMB, ITALIAN, Recipes, TRIFECTA 66 Comments

Spaghetti Squash Bolognese Do you know what real bolognese is? A traditional meat sauce, Bolognese is usually made with heavy cream and a variety of meats. Some of us may call *tomato sauce thrown over cooked ground meat* bolognese. In fact, I think I’ve named a recipe thusly as well in at least one of my books, so I’m certainly …

Easy Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Egg Muffins

Diane Sanfilippo BREAKFAST, KID-FRIENDLY, SNACKS 74 Comments

This recipe will be included in my new book The 21-Day Sugar Detox: Bust Sugar & Carb Cravings Naturally, releasing in October 2013! buffalo chicken egg muffins Pack an extra protein punch into your morning with these savory egg muffins! grain-free • gluten-free • dairy-free • nut-free • seed-free • sugar-free • 21DSD PREP TIME: 10 minutes COOKING TIME: 60 minutes YIELD: 6 egg …

Easy Recipe: Sautéed Red Cabbage with Onions & Apples

Diane Sanfilippo SIDES 16 Comments

This is a recipe I created after seeing a friend of mine eating something similar before our nutrition class last year. It looked and smelled fantastic and I realized that it would be a great way to add cabbage to my diet since it was a vegetable I liked but rarely ate. I’ve been known to throw together a slaw …

Easy Recipe: Smoky Mexican Tortilla-less Soup

Diane Sanfilippo CHICKEN & TURKEY, SOUPS, SALADS, & DRESSINGS 27 Comments

Tortilla soup is an old favorite, but when you can’t (or don’t want to) eat corn, there is still a way to enjoy these amazing flavors in a warm bowl of comforting deliciousness. This recipe will be in my new book The 21-Day Sugar Detox: Bust Sugar & Carb Cravings Naturally, releasing in October 2013! smoky mexican tortilla-less soup from The …

Easy Recipe: Apple Streusel Egg Muffins – from Practical Paleo

Diane Sanfilippo BREAKFAST 95 Comments

I wanted a breakfast made only from whole ingredients, yet still felt like a treat—the result was Apple Streusel Egg Muffins. You can easily make a savory version of egg muffins by using the recipe and ingredients for my Swirly Crustless Quiche (recipe on page 240) and baking them as noted here. apple streusel egg muffins grain-free • gluten-free • dairy-free • sugar-free …

Easy Recipe: Dairy Free Chocolate Mousse

Diane Sanfilippo DESSERTS 67 Comments

Note: I’ve updated this recipe since its original publication back in 2010 when I was first experimenting with a dairy-free way of eating – enjoy!  Whoa, it’s been AGES since I even thought about making pudding. Not only have I not made pudding in ages, but I don’t think I even considered the idea of making it from something other …

Easy Recipe: Tart & Creamy Applesauce

Diane Sanfilippo SNACKS 13 Comments

I first made this recipe as part of the content development for my original The 21-Day Sugar Detox program manual back in early 2010. Wow, time flies! I have updated the guides many times since then, but this recipe and (ahem) the photos, were a bit behind-the-times. So, just in time for the biggest group of 21DSDers ever launching January …

Easy Recipe: Pumpkin Soufflé

Diane Sanfilippo BREAKFAST 28 Comments

With so much pumpkin sitting around my house, I’ve been dreaming up ways to use it that will take advantage of many of the pantry items and spices I already have on-hand. There are likely tons of soufflé recipes out there, but this is one I literally whipped up on a whim just this week. A bit of this, a …

Diane Sanfilippo | Balanced Bites | 21-Day Sugar Detox | Carrot Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Easy Recipe: Carrot Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Diane Sanfilippo BREAKFAST, DESSERTS 58 Comments

  Carrot Pumpkin Spice Muffins grain-free • gluten-free • dairy-free • sugar-free • sweetener-free • nut-free • nightshade-free There are no sweeteners added to this recipe other than whole fruit! Yes! This recipe can be made 21-Day Sugar Detox-friendly! A twist on my classic Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins, this recipe adds a powerful veggie-punch and can easily be served for breakfast or to kids without …