Hi Friends! It’s still zucchini season, are you sick of it yet? Neither am I! I love Zucchini, it’s such a versatile vegetable. Mild in taste and naturally creamy in texture, it’s an easy vegetable to sneak into so many different types of recipes. Like most vegetables, it’s also really good for you! Zucchini is a rich source of important antioxidants like Vitamin C and carotenoids. Lutein and Zeaxanthin are two types of carotenoids found in summer squash that help support eye health. Summer squash is also provides a B-vitamin bunch which is important for energy and metabolism. You also get a good dose of fiber which helps regulate blood sugar and keep you full!
Since zucchini is in season right now you should find it at local farmers markets and grocery stores for a smoking deal! Your dollar might go farther too since fruits and vegetables may have the highest nutrient content when they are in season. There are lot’s of reasons to buy zucchini and lots of way to cook it, so eat up! I hope you enjoy my zucchini recipe round up!
These Whole Wheat Blueberry Zucchini Muffins do a fantastic job of hiding veggies in your morning blueberry muffin. Unlike traditional zucchini bread, the blueberries add a burst of flavor and sweetness so less added sweetener is needed to make these delicious. Perfect for a healthy portable breakfast or snack!
It seems like zucchini and eggs were pretty much made for each other! This Tomato Zucchini Frittata with Turkey Sausage is lightened up a bit from a traditional frittata with egg whites and greek yogurt. Packed with protein and veggies it makes a filling healthy meal anytime of the day!
These “Oven Fried” Chicken Taquitos are rolled up corn tortillas filled with a cheesy mixture of zucchini, ground chicken, and onions. Crisped to crunchy perfection in the oven instead of deep fried they are a healthy version of this beloved Mexican dish.
The mellow flavors of zucchini compliment the strong italian flavors in this dish. As cheesy and flavorful as they are cute, Mini Pizza Meatloaves are a fun twist on meatloaf night that everyone will enjoy!
Need dinner ready in a hurry? This 20 Minute Enchilada Skillet is a cheesy mixture of tortilla strips, zucchini pieces, and chicken chorizo. It’s a delicious one pot meal ready in no time, perfect for a busy week night.