Crostinis and kale salad

Crostinis and kale salad

I love crostinis, finger food, appetizer party food. But it is so rare to be served such a thing! I created a dinner based on this! There are a lot of steps but I promise the prep shouldn’t take longer then ten minutes and the cooking time is another 15 minutes tops. (Prepare all the ingredients in advance so you can do one thing after the other!)

Halloumi Focaccia

Halloumi Focaccia

The trick to this recipe is to do things in larger batches and be able to pull them out of the freezer the morning of. SO if you are making this, double or triple the dough recipe and freeze it in plastic bags tied into knots and then pull it out whenever you feel like pizza, focaccia or calzones for dinner! I keep the roasted peppers in my freezer in small sandwich bags and pull them out to add to a tomato sauce, salad, soup, eggs, everything really…

Smokey lentil burgers

Smokey lentil burgers

I used a blend of black and regular lentils (cooking them for the same amount of time) It really helps to place the mixture in the fridge for a bit to hold the burger together more but if you want to eat it right away, just be very cautious when turning it over, best with a spatula and spoon together. If you are eating the burger with cheese, place the cheese on top immediately after flipping it over to the second side.