Slow Cooker Ginger Spiced Apple Butter {No Sugar Added}

Slow Cooker Sugar Free Apple Butter

Ginger spiced apple butter is made by slowly cooking apples until they caramelize and turn a beautiful, deep brown color. Naturally sweetened with no sugar added, spread on pancakes, stir into oatmeal or serve on toast. If you followed me on any form of social media last year between the months of May and October you probably noticed that I am mildly obsessed with Michigan grown produce. Between … {Read the full article}

Christmas Layered Smoothie

Christmas Layered Smoothie - The Lemon Bowl

A fruity flavored smoothie packed with vitamins to balance out the indulgent holiday season. Layering only takes a few extra minutes but the wow factor can't be beat.  Friends, please welcome my dear friend Caroline from Chocolate & Carrots who has so graciously created this beautiful, protein-packed smoothie for all of you! Although a blogger doesn't technically get maternity leave, I … {Read the full article}

Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie {$500.00 Amazon Giveaway!}

Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie - The Lemon Bowl

A protein-packed, thick and creamy smoothie that tastes like pumpkin pie in a glass! Happy 1st Day of Fall!! Like so many, fall is my absolute favorite time of the year. Now that I'm well into my eighth month of pregnancy, I am perfectly happy with cooler temps and crisp breezes. Bring on the stretchy pants! The other great thing about the arrival of is that I no longer have to feel guilty … {Read the full article}

Blueberry Ginger Peach Smoothie

Blueberry Ginger Peach Smoothie - The Lemon Bowl

Fresh ginger brings out the natural sweetness of the ripe fruit used to create this protein-packed breakfast smoothie - perfect for back-to-school or any time of the year. I love fall more than words can express. Beautiful foliage, freshly picked apples, crisp lake walks and plenty of pumpkin recipes. We will be celebrating our 8th wedding anniversary, our son's 2nd birthday, my 33rd birthday … {Read the full article}

Tips for Feeding Your Toddler

Feeding Your Toddler - The Lemon Bowl

Feeding our toddler healthy, wholesome and delicious food is extremely important to me which is why I've put together a list of helpful tips for parents. As a healthy food blogger, mother to a little boy and six 1/2 month pregnant woman, there are few topics I am more passionate about than feeding and nourishing children. Fellow moms often approach me asking for tips on the subject - from baby … {Read the full article}

Pina Colada Smoothie Recipe – BLEND Smoothie Recipe eBook Review {Giveaway!}

Pina Colada - The Lemon Bowl

My love for smoothies is no secret so you can imagine my delight when I was asked to review BLEND, a new smoothie recipe eBook launched by my dear friends Alyssa from Everyday Maven and Faith from An Edible Mosaic. BLEND has been a labor of love for these two fellow smoothie-obsessed food bloggers whose common interest in artisanal smoothies and a shared desire to elevate smoothie-making.  For the … {Read the full article}

Strawberry Mango Chia Smoothie

Strawberry Mango Chia Smoothie - The Lemon Bowl

Strawberry season has finally arrived here in Michigan and I could not be more excited!! To celebrate, we visited a local farm about bought two flats (16 quarts) - one for my mother and one for us. I baked 6 pies! Just kidding. I froze most of them to use in smoothies throughout the fall and winter. :) … {Read the full article}

Strawberry Sunrise Breakfast Smoothie

Strawberry Sunrise Smoothe - The Lemon Bowl

June is National Dairy Month so to celebrate the occasion, my friends at American Dairy Association Mideast asked me to create a smoothie recipe. (Twist my arm.) As you probably know by now, I am smoothie obsessed.  I loved smoothies before I became a mother but once my son started eating yogurt at around 8 months he has been drinking smoothies almost daily.  Smoothies are the ideal … {Read the full article}