Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars {Eat Skinny, Be Skinny Book Review}

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars - Eat Skinny Be Skinny

America's favorite cookie gets a much-needed makeover (and a bit of a face-lift) with this healthy, whole wheat chocolate chip cookie bar recipe from Claire Gallam's new book, Eat Skinny, Be Skinny. As a healthy food blogger, I could't be more thrilled to tell you about my dear friend Claire's new cookbook, Eat Skinny, Be Skinny. Filled with 100 recipes all under 300 calories, you are going 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}

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream {No Machine Required}

Chocolate Peanut Butter Vegan Ice Cream - The Lemon Bowl

Thick, creamy, salty and sweet, your entire family will love this guilt-free vegan chocolate peanut butter ice cream. What would you say if I told you it was possible to make ice cream at home without a machine? What if I told you it was all natural with no added sugar, no dairy products and no saturated fat? If you've never made homemade vegan ice cream before, I'm about to blow your … {Read the full article}

Banana Licuado {Mexican Smoothie}

Banana Licuado - The Lemon Bowl

Licuados are a popular Latin American drink made by blending fruit, milk and ice. A fresh and light drink perfect for using up ripe fruit including bananas, strawberries, peaches and more. Unless you've read my About Page, you probably didn't know my father spent a year attending college in Mexico where he became fluent in Spanish. Of course, this is also where he gained an affinity towards … {Read the full article}

Chocolate Cherry Walnut Energy Balls

Chocolate Cherry Walnut Energy Balls - The Lemon Bowl

Sweet and satisfying, these energy balls are filled with chocolate, cherries and walnuts to give you a quick energy boost on-the-go. My 2 year old little man loves to eat without assistance but let's be real, toddlers aren't exactly tidy in the kitchen. While I'm certainly not a neat freak by any means, I try to have plenty of healthy, ready-to-eat finger foods on hand at all times. Unfortunately … {Read the full article}

5 Ingredient No-Bake Fig Newton Bites {Gluten Free, Vegan & Paleo}

5 Ingredient No-Bake Fig Newton Bites - The Lemon Bowl

A healthy twist on the classic fig newton cookies, your entire family will love these energy-packed snack bites that are naturally gluten free, vegan and paleo-friendly. We were never a big dessert family growing up. Perhaps it explains my lack of sweet tooth as an adult but the only "dessert" we regularly had on hand were dried apricots, dates, fresh apples or raisins. We were more likely to end … {Read the full article}

Raspberry Ginger Sorbet

Raspberry Ginger Lime Sorbet - The Lemon Bowl

Ripe raspberries are pureed with fresh lime juice and ginger simple syrup to create this cool and refreshing sorbet that is not only delicious but easy on the waistline.  Summer is right around the corner and I couldn’t be more excited. After an extremely brutal winter, I plan to soak up every minute! When my friends at Driscoll’s asked me to create a dessert recipe, I knew immediately … {Read the full article}

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fruit Dip

Choc Peanut Butter Fruit Dip - The Lemon Bowl

Vanilla yogurt, creamy peanut butter and rich cocoa powder are whisked together to create this healthy and delicious snack perfect for dipping or eating on its own.  Confession: I could eat chocolate peanut butter ice cream every day of my life. There is just something about that sweet and salty magical flavor combo that I can't get enough of! Since summer is right around the corner and so is my … {Read the full article}