Mexican Chicken Posole Soup

Chicken Posole Soup by The Lemon Bowl

Chicken soup gets a flavorful twist with classic Mexican ingredients like smoky chipotle peppers, chewy hominy and fresh lime juice.  If you've been reading this blog awhile or have visited my About Page, you probably know that I was exposed to authentic Mexican food at a very early age. Although I only lived in Tucson the first six months of my life, we traveled back almost every spring break of … {Read the full article}

Lightened Chicken Salad Recipe

Lightened Chicken Salad by The Lemon Bowl

Your favorite chicken salad gets a healthy makeover with creamy yogurt and tangy dijon mustard. When you are busy with a 4 month old and a 2 year old all day, quick-and-easy becomes the name of the game when it comes to lunch time. Of course, life is too short to eat grilled chicken salads every day so I love finding new ways to create hearty yet satisfying meals that don't make you feel … {Read the full article}

Za’atar Crusted Grilled Pork Chops

Za'atar Crusted Pork Chop - The Lemon Bowl

Porterhouse Pork Chops are brushed with olive oil and za'atar, a Middle Eastern spice blend, then grilled to juicy perfection. When the Ohio Pork Board invited me to help promote their #PinkPork campaign, I was immediately on board. This might sound a little silly but one of my biggest culinary pet peeves is over cooked meat. It's my mother's fault. Let me explain... You see, I come from a … {Read the full article}

Sausage, Eggplant and Kale Pasta {Door to Door Organics Giveaway!}

Sausage, Kale and Eggplant Pasta by The Lemon Bowl

Satisfy your carb cravings with this healthy pasta dish filled with flavor-packed Italian sausage, eggplant and kale. Last week I gave you a glimpse inside a typical Door to Door Organics order so today I'm sharing a quick and easy recipe that uses a few items from our box. After chatting with several friends, I quickly learned that my family probably eats more fruits and vegetables than the … {Read the full article}

Spinach Power Salad with Chicken and Farro

Spinach Power Salad with Chicken and Farro - The Lemon Bowl

Lean chicken breasts and chewy farro give this spinach salad a major boost of protein to give you long lasting energy. My Spinach Power Salad with Chicken and Farro is my husband's favorite make-ahead brown bag lunch. In fact, once I made it for him the first time he started requesting it on a weekly basis. As a healthy food blogger with a picky husband, I can't tell you how much joy this brings … {Read the full article}

Turkey Bolognese Zucchini Pasta {Inspiralized eBook Giveaway!}

Turkey Bolognese

A lighter version of the Italian classic, this turkey bolognese has all of the rich, meaty flavors you crave served over a bed of guilt-free zucchini pasta. If you love pasta just as much as you love fitting into your skinny jeans, I have a treat for you! The amazingly talented Ali from Inspiralized has just released her first eBook and I am thrilled to be giving away a copy to one of my lucky … {Read the full article}

Ham and Cheese Baked Egg Cups

Ham and Cheese Egg Cups - The Lemon Bowl

Ham and cheese egg muffins are the ideal, protein-packed breakfast that can be made ahead and quickly reheated on busy weekday mornings.  Everyone warned me that two would be harder than one but boy were they right! To say that our mornings are a little hectic would be an understatement. By the time I nurse the baby, change a zillion diapers and get my 2 year old to sit down long enough to eat … {Read the full article}

Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Italian Soup - The Lemon Bowl

Perfect for busy weeknights, this Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Soup is bursting with flavor and packed with nutrients. Fun Fact: I have never used my slow cooker more in my entire life than I have in recent months! Between the 4 feet of snow on the ground and the craziness of caring for a 3 month old and 2 year old all day, slow cooking is a complete lifesaver. Speaking of caring for little … {Read the full article}