Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Sour Cream Frosting

Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Sour Cream Frosting & Walnuts

A cocoa laced cake packed with chocolate goodness and covered in a tangy sour cream frosting. Not to mention zucchini. Shredded zucchini adds incredible moistness and body to the cake making it dense but not heavy. Never in my wildest dreams did I think zucchini cake could taste so heavenly good! You may think it sounds…

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Creamy Zucchini Cheese Soup

Creamy Zucchini Cheese Soup

Zucchini are still growing in my garden! Baby ones and blossoms too. Late bloomers.  Not that I mind one single bit. Zucchini has a permanent place in my life all year long. Yep, I’m the person buying those sorry looking zucchini in the middle of winter that were trucked in from who knows where. If…

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Fried Zucchini & Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Fried Zucchini & Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Chef Ottolenghi is my new hero. A food genius with the innate ability to take any vegetable and make it shine in exciting and inventive ways you would never dream possible. Ways that inspire. Not to mention he makes a mean dessert. This is an adaptation of his fried zucchini salad, a pasta salad he…

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Zucchini Ribbon Salad

Marinated Zucchini Salad

Have I told you how happy I am zucchini season is here? If I have, I hope you’re not sick of hearing it! It’s early in the season and surely I will be professing my adoration again. Did you know you can eat zucchini raw? Well, you can and it is delicious! In case you…

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Blueberry, Chicken and Spinach Salad

Blueberry-Chicken-Salad

This fresh blueberry salad is all kinds of wonderful with it’s unique mix of savory, sweet, sour and salty flavors. There’s something to be said about a salad that hits on all these flavor points and has an abundance of contrasting textures. It’s a formula for success! The plump, juicy blueberries have a burst of…

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Zucchini Banana Bread with Walnuts and Raisins

Zucchini-Banana-Bread

Every bite of this wholesome bread is jam-packed with flavor that begins and ends with bananas! The zucchini fades into the background and banana takes front and center stage. Together they add incredible moistness and replace the fat that is usually found in recipes like this – no butter or oil is required!