Posts Tagged ‘summer squash’

Zucchini Nut Muffins – A Healthy Way to start your day

zucchini nut muffins

Zucchini Nut Muffins are a healthy way to start your day with plenty of protein and vegetables packed in. In addition, it’s great for a nutritious breakfast on the go.  Summer squashes are great to add some extra nutrition to your baking. For instance, just grate them up and squeeze out the extra liquid or…

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Zucchini Saute – A Simple Summer Side Dish

zucchini saute

Zucchini Saute is a deliciously easy way to prepare zucchini that is ready in about 15 minutes. Perfect for those too hot to cook summer nights. And it is easy to adapt to the ingredients you have on hand and adjust the amounts to feed one or a crowd.  Health Benefits of Zucchini Zucchini is…

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Zucchini Sausage and Rice Casserole

Zucchini Sausage and Rice Casserole

Zucchini Sausage and Rice Casserole is a versatile one-pan meal that comes together in about 30 minutes (depending on which kind of rice you use).  I used up all of my fresh tomatoes, but if you have some, chop them up and add in place of, or in addition to the tomato sauce. Does your…

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Spicy Cold Zucchini Soup – With a Spicy Kick

Spicy Cold Zucchini Soup

Spicy Cold Zucchini Soup is an easy cold blender soup with a spicy kick to it that is delightful in the heat of summer.  I used yellow zucchini to make this, but use your favorite summer squash or whatever you have on hand. Summer squashes are a good source of most vitamins and minerals, as well as…

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Garlic Sesame Zoodles – A Quick and Easy Side Dish

Garlic Sesame Zoodles

Garlic Sesame Zoodles is a quick and easy side dish that could also be a light lunch or dinner with your favorite protein added to it. A healthy dish in about 10 minutes. Zucchini noodles are a fun way to serve summer squash. You just need a spiralizer to cut the squash into long noodle…

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Keep Hydrated with These 8 Summer Produce Superstars

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It is essential to keep hydrated during the hot summer months. Water is vital to keep your body functioning correctly. When it is hot and humid outside, you need to replace the water that is lost to sweating. Luckily, much of the produce that is in peak during those months are high in water content,…

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Ratatouille – Combination of Organic Summer Produce

Peasant Ratatouille - Flavorful Combination of Organic Summer Produce

Ratatouille is a peasant dish with origins in the Provence region of France. It is a simple but flavorful combination of summer produce like eggplant, zucchini (or other summer squash), and tomatoes. Toss in some onions and garlic plus fresh herbs for extra flavor, and you have a delicious vegetable dish. In the movie of…

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Sheet Pan Roast Chicken and Summer Vegetables

Sheet Pan Roast Chicken

When summer heats up, this sheet pan roast chicken and summer vegetables make the perfect quick and healthy meal. Fresh herbs with chicken and seasonal vegetables roasted together in one pan for quick clean up. The bright colors of summer vegetables like eggplant, summer squashes, and tomatoes are loaded with health-boosting antioxidants. Plus they have…

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