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}

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}

Indian Spiced Grilled Chicken

Indian Spiced Grilled Chicken by The Lemon Bowl

A simple and flavorful grilled chicken recipe, my Indian spiced yogurt marinade tenderizes lean meat to create a juicy end result your whole family will love. Let's be real: boneless, skinless chicken breasts can get boring when eaten night after night. Since they are naturally lean, they have a tendency to dry out quickly if not prepared properly. To ensure a juicy, tender chicken breast, I … {Read the full article}

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups - The Lemon Bowl

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups are a healthy spin on the popular restaurant appetizer. Packed with classic Asian flavors like ginger, hoisin and sesame, you won't notice the missing fat and calories. You know what's crazy about this recipe? We probably eat some version of these lettuce cups at least two or three times a month. As a food blogger who rarely eats the same dinner twice, that tells you … {Read the full article}

Wheat Berry Chicken Salad with Artichokes, Asparagus and Creamy Goat Cheese

Chicken Wheat Berry Salad - The Lemon Bowl

This hearty, protein-packed wheat berry chicken salad is full of spring flavors including asparagus, artichokes and creamy goat cheese. Wheat berries make me happy. No really, they do. So happy that they are the reason I started this blog four years ago next month! Fast forward to today I'm still here creating delicious wheat berry recipes. (Old habits die hard?) If you've never tried wheat … {Read the full article}

Sriracha Chicken Cauliflower “Fried Rice”

Sriracha Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice by The Lemon Bowl

A healthy spin on the take-out classic, your entire family will love this chicken cauliflower "fried rice" - with or without the Sriracha! Confession: When I run low on rice vinegar, sesame oil, Sriracha or any of my other Asian pantry staples, I start to get major anxiety. Just as a baker might worry if they are out of eggs, sugar or flour, I start to twitch when I use the last drop of soy sauce … {Read the full article}

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}