Pickles in a Blanket

Pickles in a Blanket - The Lemon Bowl

A quick and easy snack or appetizer, these salty, savory, creamy bites of salami, herbed goat cheese and dill pickle are a big crowd pleaser. I am a huge fan of party snacks. When given the choice of a dessert table or an appetizer spread, I will always choose savory over sweet. Speaking of sweet... today I am so thrilled to be participating in a SURPRISE virtual baby shower for my beautiful … {Read the full article}

Lebanese Garlic Sauce

Lebanese Garlic Sauce from The Lemon Bowl

Naturally vegan, gluten free and paleo, this Lebanese Garlic Sauce is light, fluffy and packed with flavor. Serve with grilled meat, shish kebobs or warm pita.  I am so lucky. As much as I would love to say that I am a self-taught, self-made home chef, I really can't take credit. It's in my blood. It's in my DNA. It's in my genes. My family is full of incredible cooks on both sides but today's … {Read the full article}

Strawberry Oatmeal Yogurt Muffins {Back to School Giveaway}

Strawberry Oat and Yogurt Muffins - The Lemon Bowl

A healthy and portable snack or breakfast-on-the-go, your entire family will love these light and fruity Strawberry Oatmeal Yogurt Muffins. September has officially arrived and I must confess: I am thrilled! As much as I love summer, there is no denying that fall is my favorite time of the year. The season is full of celebrations including our 9th wedding anniversary and son's 3rd birthday. It … {Read the full article}

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}