zucchini recipes

Easy Zucchini Brownies

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I have a love for chocolate but I am always trying to find ways to make the not so healthy food, healthier. I recently stumbled upon multiple recipes for making zucchini brownies and I thought the idea was crazy! How could incorporating a veggie like zucchini make such an impact on a brownie? I read several comments about how these were the best brownies people had ever eaten so I knew I needed to try it for myself. I replaced the vegetable oil for coconut oil in a 1 to 1 ratio for another healthier alternative. Coconut oil contains no […]

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Margaux J. Rathbun’s Coconut Oil Zucchini Chips

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In the mood for a healthy snack? Trying to overcome your junk food cravings? Give these delicious zucchini chips a try! They are a much better alternative to conventional, processed snacks that are sold at grocery stores. Plus they are loaded with beneficial nutrients! According to nutrition-and-you.com, “Zucchini is one of the very low calorie vegetables; provide only 17 calories per 100 g. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. Its peel is good source of dietary fiber that helps reduce constipation and offers some protection against colon cancers.” Here’s what you will need to get started: 3 organic zucchini, […]

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Carolyn Ketchum’s Zucchini Parmesan Frittata

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I remember a family friend once saying when I was little that as long as you had eggs in the house, you always had dinner.  Now that I have my own family, I will add to that and say you always have an easy, satisfying and inexpensive dinner that goes over well with all family members.  Whenever I am stumped for dinner, eggs are a sure bet because I know I won’t have to listen to any complaints from the kids.  And what kid doesn’t love having breakfast for dinner?  I’m a full grown adult and I still love having […]

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