The Importance of Carving Out Me Time

Greek Yogurt Snack - The Lemon Bowl

In honor of the 2014 Boston Marathon, I am sharing my favorite ways to carve out me time to help me fuel my daily marathon. As many of you know, Boston is my second home. After flying across the country at the young age of 17 to attend Boston University, I quickly fell in love with the city. To this day, I am smitten with the incredible food, magnificent architecture, rich history and 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}

Door to Door Organics Surprise Box Reveal

Door to Door Organics Box Reveal - The Lemon Bowl

If you've ever been curious about Door to Door Organics, this post will give you a sneak peek into a typical weekly order. I will also be sharing a special discount code and lots of delicious recipes ideas for your box. If we are Instagram friends, you may have noticed that I am mildly obsessed with sharing photos of beautiful produce. I can't help it, rainbow chard makes my heart swell. To me, … {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}

Let’s Move! Campaign – My Phone Call with the White House

My Plate Graphic - The Lemon Bowl

In honor of the 4th Anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Campaign, I had the opportunity to speak with Sam Kass, Executive Director of the program to discuss the progress they've made and plans for the future.  It's not every day you get the opportunity to call the White House but yesterday I got to do just that! Sam Kass, Executive Director of Let's Move! and Senior Policy … {Read the full article}

Apple Ginger Green Smoothie & Turning Resolutions into Permanent Lifestyle Changes

Apple Green Smoothie The Lemon Bowl

This vibrant green smoothie is full of fresh flavors and has plenty of protein to give you lasting energy all day long. As we enter the last week of January, I thought it would be a good time to discuss turning New Year's resolutions into permanent lifestyle changes. Although I didn't begin my weight loss journey in the month of January, I know first hand how much work and commitment it takes to … {Read the full article}

30 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes

30 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes - The Lemon Bowl

A round-up of 30 healthy, easy and delicious slow cooker recipes that just so happen to be good for you.  Whether you are looking to shed a few pounds or simply wish to eat more meals at home this year, the slow cooker is your friend. By taking a few moments in the morning or even the night before, a warm and hearty meal will be waiting for you when you are ready for it. Below is a list of 30 … {Read the full article}

How to Keep the Weight Off for Good + Calphalon 11- Piece Set Giveaway

Calphalon Giveaway - The Lemon Bowl

Tips for maintaining long term weight loss plus a chance to win an 11-piece Calphalon Nonstick Set valued at close to $450.00! Friends, I'm so excited to share the video from yesterday's Google+ chat on How to Keep the Weight Off for Good. I had the pleasure of speaking on the panel along with Amelia from Eating Made Easy, Kath from Kath Eats Real Food, Roni from Roni's Weigh and Tina from … {Read the full article}