Lemon Berry Angel Food Cake Trifle

Berry Angel Food Cake Trifle - The Lemon Bowl

Lemon-scented berries are scattered in between layers of angel food cake and creamy, vanilla pudding to create a crowd-pleasing trifle that is perfect for entertaining. Just in time for spring entertaining, I am so excited to share my Lemon Berry Angel Food Cake Trifle. It was created on a whim when my mom asked me to bring dessert to a family dinner. To be completely honest, I just opened my … {Read the full article}

Chocolate Dipped Oranges with Sea Salt

Chocolate Dipped Citrus Fruit - The Lemon Bowl

Oranges dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt is a simple, show-stopping dessert that is naturally gluten free and vegan-friendly. Citrus and chocolate is one of my favorite flavor combinations and one I grew up enjoying quite frequently thanks to my beautiful mother. Without fail, whenever we go out for ice cream she orders a scoop of chocolate and a scoop of lemon ice cream in the … {Read the full article}

Lemon Shortbread with Salted Chocolate Drizzle

Lemon Shortbread w Salted Chocolate Drizzle - The Lemon Bowl

Lemon juice adds bright, fresh flavor to these decadent buttery shortbread cookies. The salted chocolate drizzle takes each bite to the next level. There is something so pure and magical about shortbread cookies. Buttery, dense, slightly nutty and just the right amount of salt - they are perfect for dipping into coffee. They also happen to be my mother's favorite cookie which is why I loved … {Read the full article}

5 Ingredient Chocolate Brownie Energy Bites

Chocolate Brownie Energy Bites - The Lemon Bowl

These naturally sweetened energy bites taste like a chocolate walnut brownie but are 100% gluten free, vegan and protein-packed. Dates are all the rage right now. Have you noticed? Trendy or not, my family has been eating dates my entire life. Growing up, we were never a big dessert family (another reason my weight loss journey isn't quite the norm), but my mom always had dried fruit in the … {Read the full article}

Chocolate Espresso Mousse

Chocolate Espresso Mousse

Cool, creamy and full of rich chocolate flavor, you won’t miss the added fat and calories in this lightened up chocolate mousse recipe. Perfect for Valentine’s Day but healthy enough to eat any day of the year. When it comes to dessert, I almost always gravitate towards chocolate. In fact, my daily splurge is usually a square or two (or three) of high quality, dark chocolate. Despite the name of … {Read the full article}

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crispy Rice Treats

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crispy Rice Treats - The Lemon Bowl

A healthy twist on the classic Rice Krispy treat, your entire family will love this chocolate peanut butter version! Recently I was craving an ooey, gooey Rice Krispy treat like it was nobody’s business. (What is it about marshmallows melted in sticks of butter anyway?!) Fortunately or unfortunately, depending on how you look at it, I never have marshmallows on hand in the house. I know … {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}

Whole Wheat Blueberry Lemon Ginger Scones

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These healthy scones combine the classic flavors of blueberry and lemon with a little extra spice from crystallized ginger. My dear friend and talented baker Erin from Texanerin Baking has created these beautiful, guilt-free scones just for you while I enjoy a little downtime with my little babe. Erin's website is full of whole grain and gluten free baked goods that you will love including Gluten … {Read the full article}