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}

Asparagus Pasta Salad with Creamy Peanut Dressing

Asparagus Pasta Salad with Creamy Peanut Dressing by The Lemon Bowl

This Asian inspired pasta salad is made with fresh asparagus and tossed in a creamy, flavor-packed peanut dressing made with lime juice, garlic and ginger. When summer finally arrives in Michigan, it doesn't take much convincing to head outdoors. Fresh air and a little Vitamin D from the sun is exactly what the doctored ordered this time of year. As an added bonus, I've also discovered that … {Read the full article}

Sesame Ginger Sauteed Cabbage and Carrots

Asian Sauteed Cabbage and Carrots - The Lemon Bowl

Sesame Ginger Sautéed Cabbage and Carrots is a quick and easy side dish bursting with Asian-inspired flavors such as sesame, ginger and scallion. Admittedly, our family eats a lot of vegetables. Between our weekly Door to Door Organics box, frequent trips to the farmers market and my inability to cook small portions, we can't get enough of them. Of course, vegetables can get really boring … {Read the full article}

Indian-Spiced Turkey and Vegetable Ragu

Indian Summer Turkey Chili - The Lemon Bowl

This hearty turkey and vegetable ragu is packed with warm Indian spices that will have your taste buds begging for more. FACT: "Clean Out the Fridge" dinners are, hands down, the most delicious meals you'll eat all week. I don't know about you but whenever I enter the kitchen without any sort of plan, recipe or strategy, I almost always end up with the most creative, flavorful and inventive meal … {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}

Sriracha Chicken Cauliflower “Fried Rice”

Sriracha Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice by The Lemon Bowl

A healthy spin on the take-out classic, your entire family will love this chicken cauliflower "fried rice" - with or without the Sriracha! Confession: When I run low on rice vinegar, sesame oil, Sriracha or any of my other Asian pantry staples, I start to get major anxiety. Just as a baker might worry if they are out of eggs, sugar or flour, I start to twitch when I use the last drop of soy sauce … {Read the full article}

Easy Beef and Broccoli Recipe

Easy Beef and Broccoli - The Lemon Bowl

Crisp-tender broccoli and lean sirloin is quickly stir-fried with a flavorful ginger, garlic and soy sauce mixture to create this easy weeknight dinner. If there is one dinner our family tends to gravitate towards on a weekly basis it is most definitely an Asian stir fry of some sort. It's a great way to place vegetables on the center stage of the dinner plate while still incorporating lean … {Read the full article}

2013 Year in Review: Most Popular Recipes

Top Recips of 2013 from The Lemon Bowl

A look back through 2013's most popular recipes as well as my favorites for the year. 2013 was an incredible year both personally and professionally. On the personal side, we watched our oldest son transform from a 16 month old baby into a running, climbing and thriving toddler. In November, we welcomed our second son into the world and have loved every single second with him these last two … {Read the full article}