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}

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups - The Lemon Bowl

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups are a healthy spin on the popular restaurant appetizer. Packed with classic Asian flavors like ginger, hoisin and sesame, you won't notice the missing fat and calories. You know what's crazy about this recipe? We probably eat some version of these lettuce cups at least two or three times a month. As a food blogger who rarely eats the same dinner twice, that tells you … {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}

Summer Fun: KitchenAid 5 Qt. Artisan Mixer Giveaway!

Summer Fun KitchenAid 5 Qt. Artisan Mixer Giveaway - The Lemon Bowl

Enter for your chance to win a KitchenAid 5 Qt. Artisan Stand Mixer!  Happy Summer Friends! As a thank you to all of YOU, my loyal readers, I have teamed up with a few of your favorite food bloggers to offer an exciting giveaway for your home. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to win a shiny brand new KitchenAid 5 Quart Artisan Stand Mixer! I have the apple green color and it brings so … {Read the full article}

Boston and Maine Vacation Recap {Guide to Family Friendly Eats}

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A guide to visiting Boston and Maine along with kid-friendly restaurant and hotel suggestions the whole family will enjoy. Earlier this month, our family of four flew across the country to introduce baby Jacob to my husband's side of family who are all born and raised in Bah-ston. They are an incredibly warm, loving, Italian American family that doesn't pronounce their "r's" and cooks enough … {Read the full article}