Slow Cooker Beef Chili with Lime Crema

Slow Cooker Beef Chili - The Lemon Bowl

An easy and flavorful slow cooker beef chili with a zesty lime crema for serving.  If you are a regular reader of my blog or follow me on Facebook, chances are you've heard me confess a terrible secret: my husband does not eat Mexican food. I know... I. KNOW. Crazy, right? Ironically, I was born in Tucson, Arizona not far from the Mexico border and have been eating authentic Mexican food my … {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}

New Recipes: Ginger Pear Smoothie, Overnight Oats with Berries & Mango Black Bean Pico de Gallo

Fruit Recipes - The Lemon Bowl

Your taste buds will be singing when they try these three fruit-inspired recipes packed with flavor and full of protein, fiber and nutrients: Ginger Pear Smoothie, Overnight Oats with Berries and Mango Black Bean Pico de Gallo. As the weather cools down and we head further into autumn and flu season, it is extremely important to keep our bodies energized and nourished with plenty of vitamins and … {Read the full article}

Avocado, Black Bean and Red Pepper Salsa

Avocado, Black Bean and Corn Salsa - The Lemon Bowl

Avocado, Black Bean and Red Pepper Salsa is packed with flavor and loaded in vitamins, nutrients, protein and fiber.  My husband recently attended a week long conference with scheduled evening events which meant one thing and one thing only: Mexican Fest 2013 for this girl! As I've mentioned a million times, he is not a fan of Mexican food. He doesn't like melted cheese or cream sauces so that … {Read the full article}

Dreamfields Southwest Grilled Chicken and Corn Pasta Salad {Giveaway!}

Southwest Grilled Chicken and Corn Pasta Salad - The Lemon Bowl

When Susan asked me to participate in her Virtual Picnic as part of Dreamfields 3rd Annual Pastapalooza Pasta Salad Celebration I was immediately on board. This little boy in my belly pretty much craves carbs morning, noon and night. Pasta salads are the perfect happy medium because I can get my carb fix while also enjoying tons of fresh veggies and lean protein. … {Read the full article}

Smoky Chipotle Black Bean Dip

Smoky Chipotle Black Bean Dip Platter - The Lemon Bowl

Recently I was downtown shopping with my BFF visiting from Chicago when we stopped in to a fun local foodie market full of delicious goodies. Olive oils, hand crafted soda pop, artisan cheeses, vinegars and more. In other words, it was my version of heaven. One item that caught my eye was a delicious looking black bean dip that was begging for my favorite blue corn tortilla chips. The price … {Read the full article}

Fried Eggs with Cheesy Brown Rice, Beans and Salsa

Fried Eggs with Cheesy Brown Rice, Beans and Salsa

Do you ever create a meal spur of the moment and realize after the first bite it's one of the best things you've eaten in a long time? My Fried Eggs with Cheesy Brown Rice, Beans and Salsa is just that and let me tell you - I am so excited for you to try this easy dish! As I've mentioned before, every week I make a large batch of whole grains in my favorite rice cooker that my dad gave me over … {Read the full article}