Bruschetta and Lentil Dip

Lentil Bruschetta DipBefore summer comes to a close, please do yourself a favor and make plans to enjoy the weather outdoors this weekend. Pack a blanket and some chairs. Fill your cooler with ice cold lemonade. Go to Trader Joe’s.  Buy these ingredients. And make this recipe, too.

I was first introduced to this delicious lentil dip several years ago before I became a vegetarian and it quickly became my go-to potluck contribution. It is seriously the easiest thing to make – there’s absolutely no cooking involved and no chopping. Are you ready?

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Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Buffalo Cauliflower BitesGoing vegetarian wasn’t a difficult transition for me, but I will admit that there is one thing I miss from my carnivore days: fried chicken. Popeye’s, Honey’s Kettle, Hooters…I miss all of it. Every now and then, I’ll order the buffalo strips from Veggie Grill to satisfy my cravings, but today, I decided to take a different route.

Enter buffalo cauliflower. Delicately battered, baked and tossed in Frank’s Red Hot sauce, these faux buffalo wings are so simple to make and can be whipped up in a snap!

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Greek Quesadillas

Greek Quesadilla
For as long as I can remember, one of my mom’s favorite things to eat is spanokopita – a delicious, Greek spinach pie wrapped in flaky phyllo dough. In my never-ending quest to make dishes that she’ll also enjoy, I found a foolproof recipe for Greek quesadillas. Filled with fresh spinach and feta cheese, this recipe is just as tasty as traditional spanokopita, but so quick and easy to make!

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