Chilled Cucumber Mint Yogurt Soup

Cucumber Yogurt Mint Soup - The Lemon Bowl

This Lebanese chilled cucumber soup is made with tangy yogurt seasoned with fresh lemon juice, mint and garlic then finished with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. As you've probably noticed, we eat a lot of yogurt in our house every week. My kids love it, I love it and my husband loves it so I was beyond excited when my dear friends at the American Dairy Association asked me to participate in … {Read the full article}

Bison Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Bison Soup - The Lemon Bowl

This hearty and satisfying soup is packed with lean bison and plenty of fresh vegetables. Freeze ahead for busy weeknight meals or make a big batch for brown bag lunches. It's the strangest thing but I'm pretty confident I eat just as much soup during the warm summer months as I do in the middle of winter. Is that weird? Don't answer. After thinking about it, I've decided it actually makes a … {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 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}

Italian Sausage and Bean Soup

Italian Sausage and Bean Soup - The Lemon Bowl

This simple and satisfying soup is packed with Italian sausage, hearty beans and plenty of fresh veggies to create a healthy meal-in-a-pot. Soup is probably my number one comfort food, aside from my Aunt's Middle Eastern specialties. Warm, satisfying comfort in a bowl - I love that you can transport yourself to any part of the world by varying the flavors and ingredients. This Italian Sausage and … {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}

Lightened Greek Egg Lemon Soup (Avgolemono)

Greek Egg Lemon Soup - Lightened Up by The Lemon Bowl

A lightened version of a Greek classic, this egg lemon soup is packed with comfort, not calories. Greek food is one of my favorite cuisines from around the world. Of course, given that most dishes involve lemon juice, garlic and olive oil that probably doesn't come as much of a surprise to you. With an emphasis on fresh herbs, clean flavors and heart-healthy ingredients like yogurt and walnuts, … {Read the full article}