Chicken Tawook Fattoush Salad

Chicken Tawook Fattoush Salad - The Lemon Bowl

My family's favorite Lebanese salad becomes a main dish when topped with tender, juicy chicken tawook and crispy za'atar-scented baked pita chips. Cooking once and eating twice is the name of the game when you work from home with two kids under the age of three! Whenever I cook chicken, pork or steak I always try to double or triple the batch to use throughout the week for a quick lunch. Having … {Read the full article}

Tart Cherry Chinese BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders

Chinese BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders with Broccoli Slaw by The Lemon Bowl

Your favorite pulled pork sandwiches complete with tart cherry juicy and an Asian twist - you will love these sweet, salty, tart and tangy sliders topped with a crunchy broccoli slaw. I am fully aware that thousands of kids are heading back to school soon (if they haven't already!) but when you live in Michigan, it is still very much summer right now!! The summer weather is ideal for tart cherry … {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}

Mediterranean Tuna Salad Sandwich

Mediterranean Tuna Salad - The Lemon Bowl

Tuna salad, the lunchtime classic, gets a Mediterranean upgrade in my tasty version made with kalamata olives, roasted red peppers and fresh basil. Tuna salad reminds me of my mommy. Growing up, we always had a few cans of tuna in the pantry for a quick, protein-packed lunch. To this day, nothing is quite as comforting as my mom's homemade tuna salad made with celery, onion and Miracle Whip. Yes, … {Read the full article}

Fresh Rolls with Pulled Pork, Mango and Avocado

Pulled Pork Fresh Rolls with Mango and Avocado - The Lemon Bowl

A fusion of Asian flavors, you are going to love this modern spin on the Vietnamese classic made with fresh mango, creamy avocado and juicy pulled pork. Fresh rolls have got to be, hands down, one of my favorite no-cook dinners in the summer. Even though they appear to be time intensive, you never have to turn on the oven or stand by the stove which is always a plus this time of … {Read the full article}

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}