Whole Grain Banana Waffles

Whole Grain Banana Waffles by The Lemon Bowl

Ripe bananas add the perfect amount of natural sweetness to these whole grain waffles that are naturally rich in protein, fiber and nutrients. Have I told you how much I love the new waffle maker I got for Christmas? Don't get me wrong, I love a good stack of pancakes but there is just something so magical about serving waffles for breakfast. Before I started blogging full time, I spent many … {Read the full article}

Mexican Chicken Posole Soup

Chicken Posole Soup by The Lemon Bowl

Chicken soup gets a flavorful twist with classic Mexican ingredients like smoky chipotle peppers, chewy hominy and fresh lime juice.  If you've been reading this blog awhile or have visited my About Page, you probably know that I was exposed to authentic Mexican food at a very early age. Although I only lived in Tucson the first six months of my life, we traveled back almost every spring break of … {Read the full article}

The Importance of Carving Out Me Time

Greek Yogurt Snack - The Lemon Bowl

In honor of the 2014 Boston Marathon, I am sharing my favorite ways to carve out me time to help me fuel my daily marathon. As many of you know, Boston is my second home. After flying across the country at the young age of 17 to attend Boston University, I quickly fell in love with the city. To this day, I am smitten with the incredible food, magnificent architecture, rich history and the … {Read the full article}

Za’atar Roasted Carrots and Green Beans

Roasted Green Beans and Carrots with Za'atar - The Lemon Bowl

This easy, delicious side dish of carrots and green beans roasted in olive oil and za'atar is perfect for spring entertaining or a simple weeknight dinner. Earlier this week we celebrated Passover at my mother's new house just a mile away. It's actually pretty funny because my mother isn't Jewish and neither are all of her relatives who take part in our annual Seder. Although my grandmother, … {Read the full article}

Lemon Berry Angel Food Cake Trifle

Berry Angel Food Cake Trifle - The Lemon Bowl

Lemon-scented berries are scattered in between layers of angel food cake and creamy, vanilla pudding to create a crowd-pleasing trifle that is perfect for entertaining. Just in time for spring entertaining, I am so excited to share my Lemon Berry Angel Food Cake Trifle. It was created on a whim when my mom asked me to bring dessert to a family dinner. To be completely honest, I just opened my … {Read the full article}

Chocolate Dipped Oranges with Sea Salt

Chocolate Dipped Citrus Fruit - The Lemon Bowl

Oranges dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt is a simple, show-stopping dessert that is naturally gluten free and vegan-friendly. Citrus and chocolate is one of my favorite flavor combinations and one I grew up enjoying quite frequently thanks to my beautiful mother. Without fail, whenever we go out for ice cream she orders a scoop of chocolate and a scoop of lemon ice cream in the … {Read the full article}

Fennel and Orange Slaw with Roasted Beets and Goat Cheese {Spring Entertaining Giveaway!}

Fennel and Orange Slaw with Roasted Beets and Goat Cheese - The Lemon Bowl

Bursting with flavor, this citrus and fennel slaw is topped with sweet roasted beets and creamy goat cheese. Perfect for spring entertaining but simple enough for a quick lunch. Brightly colored fruits and veggies get all of the attention but don't be fooled, white vegetables are packed in nutrients as well! An excellent source of Vitamin C, fiber and folate, I try to incorporate fennel into our … {Read the full article}

Lemon Shortbread with Salted Chocolate Drizzle

Lemon Shortbread w Salted Chocolate Drizzle - The Lemon Bowl

Lemon juice adds bright, fresh flavor to these decadent buttery shortbread cookies. The salted chocolate drizzle takes each bite to the next level. There is something so pure and magical about shortbread cookies. Buttery, dense, slightly nutty and just the right amount of salt - they are perfect for dipping into coffee. They also happen to be my mother's favorite cookie which is why I loved … {Read the full article}