Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Italian Soup - The Lemon Bowl

Perfect for busy weeknights, this Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Soup is bursting with flavor and packed with nutrients. Fun Fact: I have never used my slow cooker more in my entire life than I have in recent months! Between the 4 feet of snow on the ground and the craziness of caring for a 3 month old and 2 year old all day, slow cooking is a complete lifesaver. Speaking of caring for little … {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}

Slow Cooker Banana Nut Oatmeal

Crock Pot Banana Nut Oatmeal - The Lemon Bowl

Steel cut oats cook overnight with bananas, walnuts and spices to create a healthy, make-ahead breakfast that will be waiting for you in the morning.  If I had to offer one secret when it comes to reaching weight loss or healthy living goals it would be to start every day with a healthy breakfast. Of course, you've heard it 100 times but I also know that it isn't so easy for everyone. People … {Read the full article}

2013 Year in Review: Most Popular Recipes

Top Recips of 2013 from The Lemon Bowl

A look back through 2013's most popular recipes as well as my favorites for the year. 2013 was an incredible year both personally and professionally. On the personal side, we watched our oldest son transform from a 16 month old baby into a running, climbing and thriving toddler. In November, we welcomed our second son into the world and have loved every single second with him these last two … {Read the full article}

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka - The Lemon Bowl

Lean chicken breasts are slowly cooked in a flavorful sauce made with tomato paste, coconut milk, ginger and garam masala to create a lightened up version of the popular Indian dish, chicken tikka masala.  Why is Indian food so delicious? Oh wait, I know. Because most of our favorite dishes made in Indian American restaurants are full of butter and heavy cream. Dangit!! Fortunately, I've found … {Read the full article}

25 Healthy Apple Recipes

25 Healthy Apple Recipes - The Lemon Bowl

What better way to welcome the beautiful month of October than with a round-up of 25 healthy apple recipes? Apple season officially arrived several weeks ago here in Michigan and we did not waste any time getting in on the fun! In fact, we discovered that our 2 year old makes quite the apple picker and have already found ourselves knee deep in gala apples. Fun Fact: Gala apples are a great baking … {Read the full article}

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Apples and Onions

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Apples and Onions by The Lemon Bowl

This incredibly easy weeknight slow cooker recipe combines smoky, juicy pork with sweet apples and onions to create a melt-in-your-mouth delicious pulled pork that you will be making again and again. Apple season is a pretty big deal here in Michigan (the nation's 3rd largest apple-producing state!) so I was tickled pink when my friend Rachel asked me to participate in her month-long Apple a Day … {Read the full article}

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Boston Baked Beans

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Boston Baked Beans - The Lemon Bowl

Vegetarian Boston Baked Beans are the ideal side dish for summer grilling season and they could not be any easier to make from scratch. Whether you're hosting a 4th of July pool party or a casual backyard BBQ, these beans are the bees knees. It probably isn't a huge surprise that my husband who was born and raised in Boston adores baked beans. Of course, he would be perfectly happy re-heating … {Read the full article}