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}

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}

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}

PB&J Oatmeal Smoothie

PB& J Oat Smoothie - The Lemon Bowl

A portable, gluten free version of your favorite sandwich, this PB&J Oatmeal Smoothie is packed with protein and whole grains to give you lasting energy. Strawberry season has kicked off here in West Michigan and I can hardly contain my excitement. It only lasts about three weeks but you better believe we don't take a single second for granted. To celebrate the first official day of … {Read the full article}

Steel Cut Oatmeal Recipe Collection

Steel Cut Oatmeal Recipe Collection - The Lemon Bowl

A collection of steel cut oatmeal recipes including refrigerator oats, overnight oats, slow cooker, fruit-filled and chocolate versions.  Steel cut oats have a special place in my heart. From the minute I could hold a spoon, I have been eating steel cut oatmeal. My beautiful mother made them for me and my sisters on a very regular basis along with buckwheat pancakes, shredded wheat or cream of … {Read the full article}

Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Smoothie

Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Smoothie by The Lemon Bowl

A healthy spin on an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie, this smoothie is packed with protein and full of rich, chocolate flavor. I'm not sure where the time went by my littlest one just turned six months old. How the HECK did that happen so quickly?! Everyone jokes that he is always smiling.Admittedly, he is a super chill, friendly and smiley baby. He is the token laid-back second kid that tricks … {Read the full article}

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}