Slow Cooker White Bean Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker White Bean Chicken Chili by The Lemon Bowl

This easy slow cooker chili combines chicken, white beans, fire roasted tomatoes and all of your favorite Mexican spices into a delicious, protein-packed dinner - perfect for busy weeknights. Whether you're busy with little ones at home or simply pressed for time in between work meetings, after school obligations and everything else life throws at us, one thing is clear: we love our slow … {Read the full article}

Pickles in a Blanket

Pickles in a Blanket - The Lemon Bowl

A quick and easy snack or appetizer, these salty, savory, creamy bites of salami, herbed goat cheese and dill pickle are a big crowd pleaser. I am a huge fan of party snacks. When given the choice of a dessert table or an appetizer spread, I will always choose savory over sweet. Speaking of sweet... today I am so thrilled to be participating in a SURPRISE virtual baby shower for my beautiful … {Read the full article}

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}