Lebanese Garlic Sauce

Lebanese Garlic Sauce from The Lemon Bowl

Naturally vegan, gluten free and paleo, this Lebanese Garlic Sauce is light, fluffy and packed with flavor. Serve with grilled meat, shish kebobs or warm pita.  I am so lucky. As much as I would love to say that I am a self-taught, self-made home chef, I really can't take credit. It's in my blood. It's in my DNA. It's in my genes. My family is full of incredible cooks on both sides but today's … {Read the full article}

Five Winning Tips for Family-Friendly Tailgating

Football on picnic background

From make-ahead food to travel activities for the kids to portable clean-up solutions, I've got everything you need to make this tailgating season an enjoyable and safe experience for the whole family. Football season has officially arrived which for many people means one thing: it's time to tailgate! Even though I don't pretend to be the world's largest sports fan, I never turn down … {Read the full article}

Wine and Chocolate Pairing Party {Lindt Giveaway!}

Wine and Chocolate Pairing Party - The Lemon Bowl

Hosting a Wine & Chocolate Pairing Party is a fun and delicious excuse to spend quality face-to-face time with friends and family. One thing you may not know about me is that I've been planning, hosting and throwing parties since I was 4 years old. Growing up, I was always the party planner in my group of friends. For as long as I can remember, my mom has always let me take over hosting … {Read the full article}

All Purpose Lebanese Spice Blend

All Purpose Lebanese Spice Mix - The Lemon Bowl

This fragrant All Purpose Lebanese Spice Blend is the secret to irresistible grilled meats, soups, roasts and other Middle Eastern specialties. As a busy mother of two young boys under the age of 3, I have become a bit of a master in turning my family's traditional Middle Eastern recipes into quick and easy weeknight dishes. In fact, I often joke that I am in favor of anything that helps me get … {Read the full article}

Simple Roasted Beets with Orange and Rosemary

Roasted Beets

Roasted beets are easier to make than you think! My simple recipe creates tender, sweet beets with a hint of fresh rosemary and orange in the background.Roasted beets have a special place in my heart. Believe it or not, my very first blog post involved roasted beets: Beets and Wheat Berries Make Me Happy. What can I say? I love beets and I wanted to tell the world. The truth is, so many people … {Read the full article}

Easy Hard Boiled Eggs Recipe

Easy Hard Boiled Eggs - The Lemon Bowl

Hard boiled eggs are packed with protein, vitamins and minerals - perfect for on-the-go snacking.With Easter and Passover right around the corner, my weekly egg consumption is about to get kicked up a notch! And frankly, I couldn't be more thrilled. After a long, brutally cold winter, I am ready to embrace every aspect of spring and Passover is always the first sign of it in my family. Although … {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}

7 Ways to Lose Weight Without Trying

7 Ways to Lose Weight Without Trying - The Lemon Bowl

Seven simple steps to help you lose weight and make permanent healthy lifestyle changes. 1. Skip the Sugar and Get More Sleep: The next time you're sitting in front of the TV and your sweet tooth kicks in, try getting some shut-eye instead. Chances are your body is craving sugar because it is looking for a cheap and easy energy source. More than likely, you aren't actually hungry but, rather, you … {Read the full article}