Corn on the Cob with Lemon Basil Pesto

Corn on the Cob with Lemon Basil Pesto - The Lemon Bowl

A simple and addictive summer side, you won't believe how delicious fresh pesto tastes when brushed on sweet and juicy corn on the cob. Although it goes without saying, I think it bears repeating: when you are cooking with fresh, seasonal ingredients there is very little effort required to produce maximum flavor. My easy and delicious Corn on the Cob with Basil Pesto is the perfect example of an … {Read the full article}

Curried Roasted Cauliflower with Coconut Oil

Curried Cauliflower with Coconut Oil - The Lemon Bowl

Cauliflower has never tasted so good! Your family will love this fragrant and addictive Curried Roasted Cauliflower with Coconut Oil. Cauliflower season has arrived and as usual, I find myself unable to resist the nutritional powerhouse whenever I pass it at my farmers market! This time of year we often see endless varieties and colors of of the cauliflower including purple, green, yellow and … {Read the full article}

Spelt Tabbouleh with Jalapeño Vinaigrette

Spelt Tabbouleh by The Lemon Bowl

A twist on the traditional dish, spelt gives this tabbouleh an added chewy texture that pairs perfection with the slightly spicy jalapeño vinaigrette. I have been eating Lebanese tabbouleh for as long as I can remember. It is a quintessential summer salad made with fresh parsley, scallions and plenty of bright lemon juice. If you happen to have mint taking over your garden, this is the perfect … {Read the full article}

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars {Eat Skinny, Be Skinny Book Review}

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars - Eat Skinny Be Skinny

America's favorite cookie gets a much-needed makeover (and a bit of a face-lift) with this healthy, whole wheat chocolate chip cookie bar recipe from Claire Gallam's new book, Eat Skinny, Be Skinny. As a healthy food blogger, I could't be more thrilled to tell you about my dear friend Claire's new cookbook, Eat Skinny, Be Skinny. Filled with 100 recipes all under 300 calories, you are going to … {Read the full article}

Black Bean Salsa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Black Bean Salsa - The Lemon Bowl

Naturally vegan and gluten free, you won't miss the meat in these protein-packed Black Bean Salsa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes bursting with southwest flavors.  Whether you are vegan, observe Meatless Monday or simply want to save money by eating more plant-based forms of protein, this dish is for you. We always have sweet potatoes on hand so inevitably, these black bean stuffed sweet potatoes end up … {Read the full article}

Asparagus Pasta Salad with Creamy Peanut Dressing

Asparagus Pasta Salad with Creamy Peanut Dressing by The Lemon Bowl

This Asian inspired pasta salad is made with fresh asparagus and tossed in a creamy, flavor-packed peanut dressing made with lime juice, garlic and ginger. When summer finally arrives in Michigan, it doesn't take much convincing to head outdoors. Fresh air and a little Vitamin D from the sun is exactly what the doctored ordered this time of year. As an added bonus, I've also discovered that … {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}

Farro Greek Salad with Feta and Dill

Greek Farro Salad - The Lemon Bowl

Chewy farro is tossed together with classic Greek flavors like fresh dill, kalamata olives and feta cheese to create this healthy and delicious whole grain salad. If you've read my About Page or follow me on Instagram during the summer months, you probably know that Lake Michigan is my favorite place on Earth. While it is technically a lake, you may be surprised to know that it looks like an … {Read the full article}