Cherry Vanilla Swirl Steel Cut Oatmeal

Cherry Vanilla Steel Cut Oatmeal - The Lemon Bowl

Creamy vanilla bean yogurt and cherry preserves are swirled into steel cut oatmeal to create this warm and satisfying power breakfast. I'm a little embarrassed to admit how much yogurt my family consumes on a weekly basis. Our youngest has only been eating solids for a couple months now and I swear he is already out-consuming his older brother! From smoothies to Middle Eastern food and … {Read the full article}

Cherry Ginger Lime Smoothie

Cherry Ginger Lime Protein Smoothie - The Lemon Bowl

This protein-packed smoothie will wake you up with a flavor explosion of tart cherries, spicy ginger and zesty lime juice. One of the perks of living in Michigan is that we still enjoy the flavors of summer well into the month of September. Fortunately, even if your neck of the woods is well past cherry season, this Cherry Ginger Lime Smoothie is a delicious use for frozen fruit. Today I have … {Read the full article}

Strawberry Oatmeal Yogurt Muffins {Back to School Giveaway}

Strawberry Oat and Yogurt Muffins - The Lemon Bowl

A healthy and portable snack or breakfast-on-the-go, your entire family will love these light and fruity Strawberry Oatmeal Yogurt Muffins. September has officially arrived and I must confess: I am thrilled! As much as I love summer, there is no denying that fall is my favorite time of the year. The season is full of celebrations including our 9th wedding anniversary and son's 3rd birthday. It … {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}

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}

Tart Cherry Dark Chocolate Granola Bars

Dark Chocolate Cherry Granola Bars - The Lemon Bowl

An ideal snack or breakfast on-the-go, these chewy granola bars are filled with tart cherries, dark chocolate chips and protein-packed walnuts. As though I needed one more, reason #9497214758 that I love living in Michigan is because we are the Cherry Capital of the World. In fact, I have been picking and consuming tart cherries my whole life. As a result, I was delighted when the Cherry … {Read the full article}

Oatmeal Raisin Granola Bars {The Best Homemade Kids’ Lunches on the Planet Book Review}

Oatmeal Raisin Granola Bars by The Lemon Bowl

These chewy Oatmeal Raisin Granola Bars are the ideal lunchbox treat or after school snack. As a mom of two young children and healthy recipe developer, I am constantly asked for nutritious kid-friendly meal ideas. The truth is, I didn't grow up eating "kid food" and as a result, neither will my children. My kids eat what the adults eat and as a result, their food gets the same attention to … {Read the full article}

Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing

Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing by The Lemon Bowl

Cool, creamy and slightly sweet, your entire family will love this fresh fruit salad tossed in a tangy honey-yogurt dressing. My mom has been making this fruit salad with a honey yogurt dressing for as long as I can remember. We always had plain yogurt in the house growing up to serve with Lebanese food or to whip up a quick Cucumber Laban Sauce so it only makes sense that she used it in fruit … {Read the full article}