Berry Ginger Frozen Yogurt

Mixed Berry Ginger Frozen Yogurt - The Lemon Bowl

Ripe berries are sweetened with pure honey and flavored with a hint of fresh ginger and lemon zest to create this cool, creamy and decadent frozen yogurt. One reason I love living in Michigan is because we are still very much enjoying summer! Berry season is in full force and I am savoring every last bite. … {Read the full article}

Peanut Butter Banana Greek Yogurt Pancakes

PB Banana Greek Yogurt Pancakes - The Lemon Bowl

Naturally gluten free, these whole grain peanut butter banana pancakes are filled with protein-rich Greek yogurt to give you lasting energy. I'm not sure if you noticed but I'm mildly obsessed with peanut butter and banana. I can't resist the salty, nutty, sweet and satisfying combination of these two energy-packed super foods. It's my favorite way to flavor smoothies, refrigerator oatmeal and … {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}

Make-Ahead Fruit and Yogurt Protein Parfaits

Protein Packed Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits - The Lemon Bowl

An easy, make-ahead breakfast packed with plenty of protein and heart-healthy fats to give you all day energy. My husband leaves for work around 6:30am most weekdays so I love coming up with easy, make-ahead breakfast ideas that he can quickly eat before heading out the door. While he loves eating dry cereal (no milk!!),  I would rather push the envelop and get him to eat a more well-rounded meal … {Read the full article}

Chilled Cucumber Mint Yogurt Soup

Cucumber Yogurt Mint Soup - The Lemon Bowl

This Lebanese chilled cucumber soup is made with tangy yogurt seasoned with fresh lemon juice, mint and garlic then finished with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. As you've probably noticed, we eat a lot of yogurt in our house every week. My kids love it, I love it and my husband loves it so I was beyond excited when my dear friends at the American Dairy Association asked me to participate in … {Read the full article}

Tart Cherry Dark Chocolate Granola Bars

Dark Chocolate Cherry Granola Bars - The Lemon Bowl

An ideal snack or breakfast on-the-go, these chewy granola bars are filled with tart cherries, dark chocolate chips and protein-packed walnuts. As though I needed one more, reason #9497214758 that I love living in Michigan is because we are the Cherry Capital of the World. In fact, I have been picking and consuming tart cherries my whole life. As a result, I was delighted when the Cherry … {Read the full article}

Oatmeal Raisin Granola Bars {The Best Homemade Kids’ Lunches on the Planet Book Review}

Oatmeal Raisin Granola Bars by The Lemon Bowl

These chewy Oatmeal Raisin Granola Bars are the ideal lunchbox treat or after school snack. As a mom of two young children and healthy recipe developer, I am constantly asked for nutritious kid-friendly meal ideas. The truth is, I didn't grow up eating "kid food" and as a result, neither will my children. My kids eat what the adults eat and as a result, their food gets the same attention to … {Read the full article}

Zucchini Cucumber Ribbon Salad with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Zucchini Cucumber Ribbon Salad with Basil Lemon Vinaigrette - The Lemon Bowl

This raw zucchini salad is a fun and healthy way to enjoy the fresh flavors of summer. We are in farmers market heaven right now here in West Michigan. Every Saturday I sneak out before my weekly Kickboxing class so that I can beat the crowds and stroll the stands. The farmers pretty much know me as the crazy lady who takes photographs of their fruits and vegetables. I mean, can you blame me?? … {Read the full article}