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}

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}