Rainbow Chopped Salad with Apples and Avocados

Rainbow Chop Salad with Avocados and Apples - The Lemon Bowl

A bright and colorful salad full of chopped vegetables and fresh herbs tossed in a lemon-avocado vinaigrette. September is a magical time of year here in Michigan because apples are in season but the farmers markets are still bursting with produce like peppers, zucchini and fresh herbs. This rainbow chopped salad is perfect for using up whatever fresh fruits and vegetables you have on … {Read the full article}

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Waffles

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Waffles by The Lemon Bowl

These hearty whole wheat pumpkin waffles are protein-packed and full of warm spices including cinnamon, nutmeg and ground cloves. Fall is officially in the air and I couldn't be more excited if I tried. It has always been my most favorite season of the year and I don't see that ever changing. Pumpkins are starting to pop up at the farmers market, leaves are starting to change colors and … {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}

Cherry Vanilla Swirl Steel Cut Oatmeal

Cherry Vanilla Steel Cut Oatmeal - The Lemon Bowl

Creamy vanilla bean yogurt and cherry preserves are swirled into steel cut oatmeal to create this warm and satisfying power breakfast. I'm a little embarrassed to admit how much yogurt my family consumes on a weekly basis. Our youngest has only been eating solids for a couple months now and I swear he is already out-consuming his older brother! From smoothies to Middle Eastern food and … {Read the full article}

Cherry Ginger Lime Smoothie

Cherry Ginger Lime Protein Smoothie - The Lemon Bowl

This protein-packed smoothie will wake you up with a flavor explosion of tart cherries, spicy ginger and zesty lime juice. One of the perks of living in Michigan is that we still enjoy the flavors of summer well into the month of September. Fortunately, even if your neck of the woods is well past cherry season, this Cherry Ginger Lime Smoothie is a delicious use for frozen fruit. Today I have … {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}

Berry Ginger Frozen Yogurt

Mixed Berry Ginger Frozen Yogurt - The Lemon Bowl

Ripe berries are sweetened with pure honey and flavored with a hint of fresh ginger and lemon zest to create this cool, creamy and decadent frozen yogurt. One reason I love living in Michigan is because we are still very much enjoying summer! Berry season is in full force and I am savoring every last bite. … {Read the full article}

Peanut Butter Banana Greek Yogurt Pancakes

PB Banana Greek Yogurt Pancakes - The Lemon Bowl

Naturally gluten free, these whole grain peanut butter banana pancakes are filled with protein-rich Greek yogurt to give you lasting energy. I'm not sure if you noticed but I'm mildly obsessed with peanut butter and banana. I can't resist the salty, nutty, sweet and satisfying combination of these two energy-packed super foods. It's my favorite way to flavor smoothies, refrigerator oatmeal and … {Read the full article}