Maple Walnut Apple Butter Oatmeal

Maple Apple Butter Oatmeal - The Lemon Bowl

Maple Walnut Apple Butter Oatmeal is a warm, hearty and satisfying breakfast that will give you the fuel you need to start your day.  We love oatmeal in this house which comes to no surprise since I grew up eating oatmeal throughout my childhood. Perhaps it's the never ending Michigan winter or the simple fact that my mom has always taught us the importance of starting each morning with whole … {Read the full article}

Almond Joy Granola

Almond Joy Granola by The Lemon Bowl

Chocolate, coconut and almonds are lightly sweetened with honey to create this healthy and addictive homemade granola. Shortly after giving birth, I received the most thoughtful care package from my dear friend Aggie, In addition to sending gifts for both of my boys, she also picked out a few items just for me. What a woman!!! One of the items Aggie sent were these new-to-me granola oat clusters … {Read the full article}

30 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes

30 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes - The Lemon Bowl

A round-up of 30 healthy, easy and delicious slow cooker recipes that just so happen to be good for you.  Whether you are looking to shed a few pounds or simply wish to eat more meals at home this year, the slow cooker is your friend. By taking a few moments in the morning or even the night before, a warm and hearty meal will be waiting for you when you are ready for it. Below is a list of 30 … {Read the full article}

Slow Cooker Banana Nut Oatmeal

Crock Pot Banana Nut Oatmeal - The Lemon Bowl

Steel cut oats cook overnight with bananas, walnuts and spices to create a healthy, make-ahead breakfast that will be waiting for you in the morning.  If I had to offer one secret when it comes to reaching weight loss or healthy living goals it would be to start every day with a healthy breakfast. Of course, you've heard it 100 times but I also know that it isn't so easy for everyone. People … {Read the full article}

New Recipes: Ginger Pear Smoothie, Overnight Oats with Berries & Mango Black Bean Pico de Gallo

Fruit Recipes - The Lemon Bowl

Your taste buds will be singing when they try these three fruit-inspired recipes packed with flavor and full of protein, fiber and nutrients: Ginger Pear Smoothie, Overnight Oats with Berries and Mango Black Bean Pico de Gallo. As the weather cools down and we head further into autumn and flu season, it is extremely important to keep our bodies energized and nourished with plenty of vitamins and … {Read the full article}

Maple Pumpkin Oatmeal with Chia

Maple Pumpkin Chia Oatmeal - The Lemon Bowl

Creamy pumpkin oatmeal is packed with protein and nutrients with just the right amount of pure maple syrup for sweetness. Oh did you think I was kidding when I said how much I loved pumpkin? Obsessed might be a but of a understatement. Pumpkin is a low calorie, flavor-packed ingredient that is not only affordable but extremely versatile. Recently I shared ways to use pumpkin in smoothies, mac and … {Read the full article}

25 Healthy Apple Recipes

25 Healthy Apple Recipes - The Lemon Bowl

What better way to welcome the beautiful month of October than with a round-up of 25 healthy apple recipes? Apple season officially arrived several weeks ago here in Michigan and we did not waste any time getting in on the fun! In fact, we discovered that our 2 year old makes quite the apple picker and have already found ourselves knee deep in gala apples. Fun Fact: Gala apples are a great baking … {Read the full article}

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

PB Banana Oatmeal Smoothie - The Lemon Bowl

Ripe bananas and natural peanut butter create an addictive, salty-sweet flavor combo in this protein-packed smoothie-- perfect for breakfast or any time of the day. Hi. My name is Liz and I'm a peanutibutter-aholic. Specifically, I am addicted to Koeze natural peanut butter roasted locally here in Grand Rapids. It's a problem, friends. I can't get enough of this peanut butter made with two simple … {Read the full article}