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Lower Sodium Teriyaki Quinoa-Meatballs

If you follow us on Instagram you know that we LOVE “snacks for dinner” and have this meal at least weekly. We usually do a variety of apps, veggies, and fruit. I try and make a different appetizer each week and this week feature some Asian-inspired quinoa-meatballs. Hope you enjoy them as much as we… Continue reading Lower Sodium Teriyaki Quinoa-Meatballs

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Creamy Black Bean and Chicken Taquitos

I originally had every intention of making these taquitos vegetarian with just utilizing black beans, however, we had leftover chicken from early this week and it was a GREAT addition to this recipe. This recipe is inexpensive, easy, and was well accepted by the family- yay! Hope you enjoy it as much as we did.… Continue reading Creamy Black Bean and Chicken Taquitos

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Andrew’s First Post!

Hey ‘Oven Lifers- Andrew here, Amanda’s lesser half.  We’ve decided that I should pitch-in on the blog and provide another perspective for followers.  Like Amanda, I’m a full-time parent with a full-time job so I’m on the same journey to find balance and success in both areas. Unlike Amanda, I haven’t always been the greatest… Continue reading Andrew’s First Post!

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Leftover Spinach-Artichoke Dip Chicken

I hope you enjoyed my healthier-version of spinach-artichoke dip.  So what to do with your leftovers?  Make spinach-artichoke dip chicken, of course!  Enjoy this yummy recipe and make ahead for easy lunches (reheats well!). All you need: Leftover spinach-artichoke dip chicken.  Will need about 1 cup. 2 boneless, skinless chicken, halved Optional: jalapeños All you… Continue reading Leftover Spinach-Artichoke Dip Chicken