With warmer weather and sunny skies quickly approaching, it’s time to enjoy one of the best summer activities – firing up the grill and inviting friends over for a relaxing barbeque.As the host, ensure all guests can enjoy the deliciousness of summer grilling with Lightlife, a leader in the plant-protein category. Whether your guests are vegetarians, flexitarians or meat-lovers – these plant-based recipes will guarantee your backyard is this summer’s hot spot.
Hot dogs are a summer grilling staple, but that doesn’t mean you have to stick to the standard dog on a bun. Instead of just serving your franks with classic mustard and ketchup, offer guests the chance to build the Smart Dog of their dreams with unique options like spicy jalapenos, sweet banana peppers and fresh avocados.
It’s safe to say it’s not a true BBQ without a burger. Offer guests the perfect “burger bar” by grilling up plant-protein packed Garden Veggie Tempeh Burgers and serve alongside tomatoes, cheese, lettuce – basically all the classic burger condiments, and let guests create the burger their grilling dreams.
A refreshing salad is always a great addition to a summer get-together. For a simple salad that’s packed with flavor, grill some Smart Tenders Savory Chick’n, place over fresh summer greens and top with sesame seeds for a colorful salad guests will love.
Foodies who love a good frank will love this flavorful twist on the classic hot dog. Simply throw some Smart Dogs into your favorite hot dog bun and top with a fresh sesame apple slaw made with crisp Granny Smith apples and sesame flavors. For this recipe, extra ingredients are necessary as requests for seconds are guaranteed.