These make for perfect treat. The best part about this recipe is that it makes your house smell divine! All you need: 2 egg whites 2 tsp. vanilla extract 3 cups of your favorite nuts (we did 1/2 almonds, 1/2 walnuts) 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 tbsp. cinnamon All you do:… Continue reading Cinnamon-Roasted Nuts
Okay, this snack is also for us adults. If you are looking a healthier treat then look no further! I typically tell my clients to choose a complex carbohydrate and a protein as a snack-this meets the bill. I also like to give this idea out to my clients if they are looking to get… Continue reading Tasty Snack for Kids!
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
Get those kids in the kitchen! This was actually recommended by my daughter to make for her aunt- so we went for it. These turned out fantastic! Funny enough, the only person who did not like them was my daughter. She enjoys making desserts but not eating them! We did not reinvented to wheel with… Continue reading Cap’n Crunch Bars
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
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!
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