Tart Cherry Dark Chocolate Granola Bars

Dark Chocolate Cherry Granola Bars - The Lemon Bowl

An ideal snack or breakfast on-the-go, these chewy granola bars are filled with tart cherries, dark chocolate chips and protein-packed walnuts. As though I needed one more, reason #9497214758 that I love living in Michigan is because we are the Cherry Capital of the World. In fact, I have been picking and consuming tart cherries my whole life. As a result, I was delighted when the Cherry … {Read the full article}

Oatmeal Raisin Granola Bars {The Best Homemade Kids’ Lunches on the Planet Book Review}

Oatmeal Raisin Granola Bars by The Lemon Bowl

These chewy Oatmeal Raisin Granola Bars are the ideal lunchbox treat or after school snack. As a mom of two young children and healthy recipe developer, I am constantly asked for nutritious kid-friendly meal ideas. The truth is, I didn't grow up eating "kid food" and as a result, neither will my children. My kids eat what the adults eat and as a result, their food gets the same attention to … {Read the full article}

Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing

Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing by The Lemon Bowl

Cool, creamy and slightly sweet, your entire family will love this fresh fruit salad tossed in a tangy honey-yogurt dressing. My mom has been making this fruit salad with a honey yogurt dressing for as long as I can remember. We always had plain yogurt in the house growing up to serve with Lebanese food or to whip up a quick Cucumber Laban Sauce so it only makes sense that she used it in fruit … {Read the full article}

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream {No Machine Required}

Chocolate Peanut Butter Vegan Ice Cream - The Lemon Bowl

Thick, creamy, salty and sweet, your entire family will love this guilt-free vegan chocolate peanut butter ice cream. What would you say if I told you it was possible to make ice cream at home without a machine? What if I told you it was all natural with no added sugar, no dairy products and no saturated fat? If you've never made homemade vegan ice cream before, I'm about to blow your … {Read the full article}

Chocolate Cherry Walnut Energy Balls

Chocolate Cherry Walnut Energy Balls - The Lemon Bowl

Sweet and satisfying, these energy balls are filled with chocolate, cherries and walnuts to give you a quick energy boost on-the-go. My 2 year old little man loves to eat without assistance but let's be real, toddlers aren't exactly tidy in the kitchen. While I'm certainly not a neat freak by any means, I try to have plenty of healthy, ready-to-eat finger foods on hand at all times. Unfortunately … {Read the full article}

5 Ingredient No-Bake Fig Newton Bites {Gluten Free, Vegan & Paleo}

5 Ingredient No-Bake Fig Newton Bites - The Lemon Bowl

A healthy twist on the classic fig newton cookies, your entire family will love these energy-packed snack bites that are naturally gluten free, vegan and paleo-friendly. We were never a big dessert family growing up. Perhaps it explains my lack of sweet tooth as an adult but the only "dessert" we regularly had on hand were dried apricots, dates, fresh apples or raisins. We were more likely to end … {Read the full article}

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fruit Dip

Choc Peanut Butter Fruit Dip - The Lemon Bowl

Vanilla yogurt, creamy peanut butter and rich cocoa powder are whisked together to create this healthy and delicious snack perfect for dipping or eating on its own.  Confession: I could eat chocolate peanut butter ice cream every day of my life. There is just something about that sweet and salty magical flavor combo that I can't get enough of! Since summer is right around the corner and so is my … {Read the full article}

Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Smoothie

Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Smoothie by The Lemon Bowl

A healthy spin on an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie, this smoothie is packed with protein and full of rich, chocolate flavor. I'm not sure where the time went by my littlest one just turned six months old. How the HECK did that happen so quickly?! Everyone jokes that he is always smiling.Admittedly, he is a super chill, friendly and smiley baby. He is the token laid-back second kid that tricks … {Read the full article}