Avocado Toast with Pumpkin Seeds and Cilantro

I’m so ready for avocados to be in season. Avocado toast with pepitas and cilantro is one of my favorite tartines. It’s light, delicious and makes a great, refreshing meal on hot Summer days.

Hummus with Rosemary Poached Lemons (Vegan and gluten-free)

Both the hummus and the lemons should be made the day before so the ingredients have time to come together.  See the recipe notes below for garnishing ideas and a note on the ingredients. Yield: an appetizer for 8 adults Ingredients: 1 medium lemon, sliced 1/8 inch thick and seeds removed 3/4 cup sugar 3/4…