Posts Tagged ‘zucchini’

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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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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10 Low Carb Vegetables and How to Prepare Them

10 Low Carb Vegetables

If you are counting net carbohydrates here are 10 low carb vegetables, packed with nutrients and are delicious too. I use the terms net carbs and digestible carbs interchangeably below. The number is calculated by subtracting the amount of fiber in grams from the total amount of carbohydrates contained in a 1 cup raw serving.…

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Zucchini Salsa – Alternative To Tomato Salsa

Zucchini Salsa

This Zucchini Salsa is a wonderful alternative to tomato salsa. Instead of the lycopene from the tomato, you get more beta-carotene from the squash. Or you can toss in some chopped fresh tomatoes and get plenty of both. I went with raw zucchini for all of those raw food lovers out there. But, if you…

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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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Baked Halibut Zucchini and Carrots – A Complete Meal


Add a simple green salad to this halibut, zucchini, and carrot dish, and you have a complete meal! Baked Halibut Zucchini and Carrots Ingredients: 4 (12 x 18”) sheets parchment paper Olive Oil 4 (6 ounces) halibut fillets 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided 4 teaspoons dry white wine 1/3 cup…

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Black Bean Zucchini Quesadillas – Kid-Friendly

black bean zucchini

Black bean zucchini quesadillas make a great combo for this kid-friendly snack. Black Bean Zucchini Quesadillas Ingredients: 2 cup black beans, cooked 1 tablespoon salsa 1/2 cup finely chopped zucchini 3 (6-inch) corn tortillas 4 tablespoons shredded Cheddar cheese Directions: First, you have to cook your beans. Soak the Black Beans overnight if possible, but a…

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