Tart Cherry Chinese BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders

Chinese BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders with Broccoli Slaw by The Lemon Bowl

Your favorite pulled pork sandwiches complete with tart cherry juicy and an Asian twist - you will love these sweet, salty, tart and tangy sliders topped with a crunchy broccoli slaw. I am fully aware that thousands of kids are heading back to school soon (if they haven't already!) but when you live in Michigan, it is still very much summer right now!! The summer weather is ideal for tart cherry … {Read the full article}

Lebanese Chicken Tawook

Chicken Tawook - The Lemon Bowl

Chicken tawook, a traditional Lebanese dish, becomes juicy and tender from a simple marinade of fresh lemon juice and garlic. If I could eat one food every single day for the rest of my life, it would be Lebanese food. People often ask how I came up with "The Lemon Bowl" and ultimately it all goes back to my Middle Eastern roots. Lemon is the star ingredient in almost every Lebanese recipe and I … {Read the full article}

Sesame Crusted Baked Chicken Fingers with Sriracha Ketchup

Sesame Baked Chicken Fingers - The Lemon Bowl

Roasted black sesame seeds and crispy panko create the perfect crunchy coating for these healthy baked chicken fingers. Whenever we go to Costco, I always pick up a large pack of organic chicken breasts. While organic meat is a bit pricier, it's a good incentive to keep portions in check and fill our plates with more vegetables than meat. This time of year, I typically throw chicken on the … {Read the full article}

Mediterranean Tuna Salad Sandwich

Mediterranean Tuna Salad - The Lemon Bowl

Tuna salad, the lunchtime classic, gets a Mediterranean upgrade in my tasty version made with kalamata olives, roasted red peppers and fresh basil. Tuna salad reminds me of my mommy. Growing up, we always had a few cans of tuna in the pantry for a quick, protein-packed lunch. To this day, nothing is quite as comforting as my mom's homemade tuna salad made with celery, onion and Miracle Whip. Yes, … {Read the full article}

Chicken Broccoli Pasta with Lemon Butter Sauce

Chicken Broccoli Pasta with Lemon Butter Sauce - The Lemon Bowl

Chicken broccoli pasta gets kicked up a notch with a simple, yet flavorful, white wine butter sauce bursting with fresh lemon flavor. Whenever I travel out of town, I like to stock the fridge with plenty of food and ready-to-eat meals that my husband can easily reheat for the boys. Last week I had the opportunity to travel to Virginia to visit one of Sabra's chick pea farms. As someone who … {Read the full article}

Fresh Rolls with Pulled Pork, Mango and Avocado

Pulled Pork Fresh Rolls with Mango and Avocado - The Lemon Bowl

A fusion of Asian flavors, you are going to love this modern spin on the Vietnamese classic made with fresh mango, creamy avocado and juicy pulled pork. Fresh rolls have got to be, hands down, one of my favorite no-cook dinners in the summer. Even though they appear to be time intensive, you never have to turn on the oven or stand by the stove which is always a plus this time of … {Read the full article}

Bison Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Bison Soup - The Lemon Bowl

This hearty and satisfying soup is packed with lean bison and plenty of fresh vegetables. Freeze ahead for busy weeknight meals or make a big batch for brown bag lunches. It's the strangest thing but I'm pretty confident I eat just as much soup during the warm summer months as I do in the middle of winter. Is that weird? Don't answer. After thinking about it, I've decided it actually makes a … {Read the full article}

The Lemon Bowl Reader Survey & Exciting Announcement!

The Lemon Bowl Reader Survey

As I enter my fifth year of blogging, I thought it was the perfect time to take a moment to learn more about all of YOU, my loyal readers. None of this would be possible without all of you and that's why I felt it was important to conduct my first ever reader survey. I would be so very grateful if you could take a minute or two to answer a few simple questions so that I can be sure I'm meeting … {Read the full article}