Berry Ginger Frozen Yogurt

Mixed Berry Ginger Frozen Yogurt - The Lemon Bowl

Ripe berries are sweetened with pure honey and flavored with a hint of fresh ginger and lemon zest to create this cool, creamy and decadent frozen yogurt. One reason I love living in Michigan is because we are still very much enjoying summer! Berry season is in full force and I am savoring every last bite. … {Read the full article}

Peanut Butter Banana Greek Yogurt Pancakes

PB Banana Greek Yogurt Pancakes - The Lemon Bowl

Naturally gluten free, these whole grain peanut butter banana pancakes are filled with protein-rich Greek yogurt to give you lasting energy. I'm not sure if you noticed but I'm mildly obsessed with peanut butter and banana. I can't resist the salty, nutty, sweet and satisfying combination of these two energy-packed super foods. It's my favorite way to flavor smoothies, refrigerator oatmeal and … {Read the full article}

5 Tips for Overcoming Weight Loss Plateaus

5 Easy Tips for Overcoming Weight Loss Plateaus - The Lemon Bowl

Have you ever hit a weight loss plateau? You know the drill... you're eating better and staying active but week after week the scale just. won't. budge. I've been there and back many times before so today I'm sharing my top 5 tips for busting through that dreaded weight loss plateau: Tweak Your Fitness Routine: Your body is wicked smaht. So smart, in fact, that it adjusts and adapts to exercise … {Read the full article}

Tart Cherry Chinese BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders

Chinese BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders with Broccoli Slaw by The Lemon Bowl

Your favorite pulled pork sandwiches complete with tart cherry juicy and an Asian twist - you will love these sweet, salty, tart and tangy sliders topped with a crunchy broccoli slaw. I am fully aware that thousands of kids are heading back to school soon (if they haven't already!) but when you live in Michigan, it is still very much summer right now!! The summer weather is ideal for tart cherry … {Read the full article}

Lebanese Chicken Tawook

Chicken Tawook - The Lemon Bowl

Chicken tawook, a traditional Lebanese dish, becomes juicy and tender from a simple marinade of fresh lemon juice and garlic. If I could eat one food every single day for the rest of my life, it would be Lebanese food. People often ask how I came up with "The Lemon Bowl" and ultimately it all goes back to my Middle Eastern roots. Lemon is the star ingredient in almost every Lebanese recipe and I … {Read the full article}

Make-Ahead Fruit and Yogurt Protein Parfaits

Protein Packed Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits - The Lemon Bowl

An easy, make-ahead breakfast packed with plenty of protein and heart-healthy fats to give you all day energy. My husband leaves for work around 6:30am most weekdays so I love coming up with easy, make-ahead breakfast ideas that he can quickly eat before heading out the door. While he loves eating dry cereal (no milk!!),  I would rather push the envelop and get him to eat a more well-rounded meal … {Read the full article}

Fun and Effective Strength Training Workout Routine

Weight Lifting Workout Routine - The Lemon Bowl

I've said it once and I'll say it again, I am a HUGE group exercise junkie. On any given week, I try to attend at least 4 different classes ranging from kickboxing to yoga to zumba to boot camp and everything in between. If Pitbull is blasting and a fit, bubbly instructor is leading the way, you can count me in. However, in an attempt to keep my body guessing and bust through yet another … {Read the full article}

Chilled Cucumber Mint Yogurt Soup

Cucumber Yogurt Mint Soup - The Lemon Bowl

This Lebanese chilled cucumber soup is made with tangy yogurt seasoned with fresh lemon juice, mint and garlic then finished with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. As you've probably noticed, we eat a lot of yogurt in our house every week. My kids love it, I love it and my husband loves it so I was beyond excited when my dear friends at the American Dairy Association asked me to participate in … {Read the full article}