Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Farro Bake

One Pot Mexican Chicken Farro Bake - The Lemon Bowl

A flavorful, one-pot dinner the whole family will love, this Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Farro Bake is protein-packed and loaded with fresh veggies. One of my best time-saving strategies for weeknight dinners is to do a little prep work on Sunday when I have the time and my husband is around to help with the kids. Most recently, I cooked up a batch of farro and stashed it in the fridge to use … {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}

Cuban Black Beans and Rice Recipe {3 Benefits of Attending BlogHer Food Miami}

Black Beans and Rice - The Lemon Bowl

Cuban Black Beans and Rice is a simple, satisfying side dish packed with protein and bursting with Latin flavors like garlic, oregano and cumin. If you follow me on Instagram, you probably noticed I was in Miami recently attending BlogHer Food for the second year in a row. It was such an honor to spend a few days enjoying the warm weather, sampling authentic Cuban food and gazing at palm trees … {Read the full article}

Shredded Beef Tacos with Avocado, Onion and Cilantro

Beef Tacos with Cilantro and Onions - The Lemon Bowl

These simple pulled beef tacos are made with warm corn tortillas and topped with creamy avocado, minced onions and fresh cilantro. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that I love frequenting the new Downtown Market here in Grand Rapids. A combination indoor/outdoor marketplace, it reminds me of a mini Chelsea Market full of food stalls, local vendors and more. From May - … {Read the full article}

Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Recipe

Slow Cooker Shredded Beef by The Lemon Bowl

Save time with this simple Slow Cooker Shredded Beef. Juicy, flavorful and easy to make, you will love having this beef on hand all week long. I'm not sure if it's because spring is taking its dear sweet time to arrive or because my life has never been busier, but my love for slow cooked foods has never been stronger. There was a time when I only used my slow cooker a few times a year but these … {Read the full article}

Mexican Chicken Posole Soup

Chicken Posole Soup by The Lemon Bowl

Chicken soup gets a flavorful twist with classic Mexican ingredients like smoky chipotle peppers, chewy hominy and fresh lime juice.  If you've been reading this blog awhile or have visited my About Page, you probably know that I was exposed to authentic Mexican food at a very early age. Although I only lived in Tucson the first six months of my life, we traveled back almost every spring break of … {Read the full article}

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}