Posts Tagged ‘summer squash’

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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Grilled Summer Squash and Quinoa – Source Of Fiber

Grilled Summer Squash

This Grilled Summer Squash and Quinoa can be served as a hot side dish like pilaf or cold-like tabbouleh. Use any summer squash you have, i.e., zucchini, pattypan, cousa, etc. Grilling them and the onions before mixing them into the quinoa gives them a natural caramelized sweetness. All of the summer squashes are an excellent source…

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Gluten Free Lemon Zucchini Bread – High Nutritional Value

gluten free lemon zucchini bread

Zucchini Bread made with Zucchini, and other summer squashes are great in baked goods because you get the added nutrition, but you don’t have an overpowering taste. I love to make this with yellow summer squash because it adds a nice (all-natural) yellow hue to the bread. Zucchini will work too, but your bread will…

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Fun and Healthy Gluten Free Zucchini Brownies

gluten free zucchini brownies

These gluten-free zucchini brownies are also egg-free and dairy-free. For best results make sure, your gluten-free flour has guar gum or xanthan gum in it (or add ¾ teaspoon). Or use all-purpose flour if you don’t need to be gluten-free. Gluten Free Zucchini Brownies Ingredients 2 cups gluten-free flour for baking 1.5 teaspoons baking soda…

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