Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups - The Lemon Bowl

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups are a healthy spin on the popular restaurant appetizer. Packed with classic Asian flavors like ginger, hoisin and sesame, you won't notice the missing fat and calories. You know what's crazy about this recipe? We probably eat some version of these lettuce cups at least two or three times a month. As a food blogger who rarely eats the same dinner twice, that tells you … {Read the full article}

Labneh with Olive Oil and Za’atar

Lebneh with Olive Oil and Zaatar - The Lemon Bowl

Labneh (Middle Eastern strained yogurt) is similar to Greek yogurt but thicker in consistency and richer in flavor. Sour, creamy and buttery, you will love this easy appetizer of labneh drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with za'atar. Za'atar is one of those ingredients that I always have on hand. I grew up eating it and as an adult, I continue to use it to season meals in one form or … {Read the full article}

Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce

Thai Dipping Sauce - The Lemon Bowl

Creamy, salty, sour and sweet - this Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce is deliciously addictive. Serve with fresh veggies, summer rolls, grilled meats and more. As you've probably gathered by now, we eat some form of Asian food every single week. I love using basic Asian pantry ingredients to transport my plate to the other side of the world and bring back childhood memories. Growing up, my dad would … {Read the full article}

Baked Pita Chips with Za’atar

Za'atar Baked Pita Chips - The Lemon Bowl

Baked Pita Chips with Za'atar are ideal for dipping in hummus or sprinkling over a salad. Easy to make and so much tastier than store-bought, your friends and family will love these healthy baked chips. Hummus runs through my veins. It was the first Middle Eastern recipe I learned from my Great Aunt Vieve when I was a little girl and continues to remind me of her to this day. Baked Pita Chips … {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}

Simple Roasted Beets with Orange and Rosemary

Roasted Beets

Roasted beets are easier to make than you think! My simple recipe creates tender, sweet beets with a hint of fresh rosemary and orange in the background.Roasted beets have a special place in my heart. Believe it or not, my very first blog post involved roasted beets: Beets and Wheat Berries Make Me Happy. What can I say? I love beets and I wanted to tell the world. The truth is, so many people … {Read the full article}

Crispy Baked Chickpeas with Truffle Salt

Crispy Chickepeas - The Lemon Bowl

Chickpeas are lightly tossed with truffle salt and roasted to create a crispy, addictive and guilt-free salty snack. As you've probably gathered by now, I have a major salty tooth. I will take a cheese platter over a tray of cupcakes any day of the week! When it comes to healthy snacking, these Crispy Baked Chickpeas with Truffle Salt are the ideal balance of satisfying crunch and protein-packed … {Read the full article}

Goat Cheese Crostini with Pesto and Roasted Red Peppers

Goat Cheese Crostini with Pesto and Roasted Red Peppers Main Image

Creamy goat cheese and fresh pesto top lightly toasted crostini to create this bite-sized appetizer perfect for any party or celebration. When it comes to party food, I almost always gravitate towards the savory dishes. Cheese platters, stuffed mushrooms, shrimp cocktail...sign me up! This tasty appetizer combines two of my favorite flavors: goat cheese and pesto. The lightly toasted crostini … {Read the full article}