Sloppy Joe Lettuce Cups

Sloppy Joe Lettuce Cups - The Lemon Bowl

A modern twist on the childhood classic, these sweet and smoky turkey sloppy joes are served in a crisp lettuce cup for a naturally gluten free spin on America's favorite sandwich. I know people always say this but losing weight has been so much harder and slow going after baby number 2 than it was after my first. I am constantly having to take a step back to reevaluate my nutrition and fitness … {Read the full article}

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Farro Bake

One Pot Mexican Chicken Farro Bake - The Lemon Bowl

A flavorful, one-pot dinner the whole family will love, this Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Farro Bake is protein-packed and loaded with fresh veggies. One of my best time-saving strategies for weeknight dinners is to do a little prep work on Sunday when I have the time and my husband is around to help with the kids. Most recently, I cooked up a batch of farro and stashed it in the fridge to use … {Read the full article}

Chicken Tawook Fattoush Salad

Chicken Tawook Fattoush Salad - The Lemon Bowl

My family's favorite Lebanese salad becomes a main dish when topped with tender, juicy chicken tawook and crispy za'atar-scented baked pita chips. Cooking once and eating twice is the name of the game when you work from home with two kids under the age of three! Whenever I cook chicken, pork or steak I always try to double or triple the batch to use throughout the week for a quick lunch. Having … {Read the full article}

Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Vegetable Ragu

Slow Cooked Italian Chicken and Vegetabe Ragu - The Lemon Bowl

Chicken breasts, carrots, onions and zucchini slow cook in tomato sauce and Italian spices to create a hearty and delicious ragu. Serve on whole wheat pasta or brown rice. We are still knee-deep in zucchini season which was the inspiration for this quick and easy slow cooker chicken recipe! Protein-packed and loaded with Italian herbs and spices, this simple dish is going to quickly become a … {Read the full article}

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}