Spelt Tabbouleh with Jalapeño Vinaigrette

Spelt Tabbouleh by The Lemon Bowl

A twist on the traditional dish, spelt gives this tabbouleh an added chewy texture that pairs perfection with the slightly spicy jalapeño vinaigrette. I have been eating Lebanese tabbouleh for as long as I can remember. It is a quintessential summer salad made with fresh parsley, scallions and plenty of bright lemon juice. If you happen to have mint taking over your garden, this is the perfect … {Read the full article}

Black Bean Salsa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Black Bean Salsa - The Lemon Bowl

Naturally vegan and gluten free, you won't miss the meat in these protein-packed Black Bean Salsa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes bursting with southwest flavors.  Whether you are vegan, observe Meatless Monday or simply want to save money by eating more plant-based forms of protein, this dish is for you. We always have sweet potatoes on hand so inevitably, these black bean stuffed sweet potatoes end up … {Read the full article}

Farro Greek Salad with Feta and Dill

Greek Farro Salad - The Lemon Bowl

Chewy farro is tossed together with classic Greek flavors like fresh dill, kalamata olives and feta cheese to create this healthy and delicious whole grain salad. If you've read my About Page or follow me on Instagram during the summer months, you probably know that Lake Michigan is my favorite place on Earth. While it is technically a lake, you may be surprised to know that it looks like an … {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}

Orzo Salad with Yogurt-Dill Vinaigrette

Orzo Salad with Yogurt Dill Vinaigrette - The Lemon Bowl

Orzo pasta is mixed with bright veggies and tossed in a creamy, yogurt-dill vinaigrette. Perfect for entertaining or a brown-bag lunch, this dish can be made up to 3 days in advance.Warm weather has finally arrived here in Michigan and I couldn't be more excited! We've had 70 and 80-degree days this past week and the outdoor farmers markets have officially re-opened for business. Fresh peas, … {Read the full article}

Roasted Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata

Goat Cheese and Asparagus Frittata - The Lemon Bowl

This simple frittata is bursting with fresh flavors from smoky, roasted asparagus and creamy, tangy goat cheese. Ideal for entertaining, busy weeknight dinners or a make-ahead breakfast. I can't believe I'm about to admit this but this was my first time ever making a frittata. WHY ON EARTH DID I WAIT SO LONG?!?!! It could not be easier and it could not be more delicious. I am officially … {Read the full article}

Caribbean Salad with Bananas and Red Onions

Caribbean Salad - The Lemon Bowl

Travel to the Caribbean any day of the year with this delicious, fruit-filled garden salad. Sweet fruit, slightly spicy red onions and bright lemon juice are the secret to this wildly easy and delicious salad. Inspired by a family vacation we took back in 1985, my mom has been making this salad ever since. This is definitely one of those recipes that I can't believe I haven't shared on The Lemon … {Read the full article}

Fennel and Orange Slaw with Roasted Beets and Goat Cheese {Spring Entertaining Giveaway!}

Fennel and Orange Slaw with Roasted Beets and Goat Cheese - The Lemon Bowl

Bursting with flavor, this citrus and fennel slaw is topped with sweet roasted beets and creamy goat cheese. Perfect for spring entertaining but simple enough for a quick lunch. Brightly colored fruits and veggies get all of the attention but don't be fooled, white vegetables are packed in nutrients as well! An excellent source of Vitamin C, fiber and folate, I try to incorporate fennel into our … {Read the full article}