Italian Veggie & Cheese Stromboli

Italian Veggie and Cheese Stromboli

I have real, live, crazy  cravings for vegetables. Mountains of vegetables in every shape, size and color. I’m thinking I might be in the minority, but I genuinely adore them. I mean, how often do you hear someone say they’re craving bell peppers? Or see someone buying 8 zucchini at the market and a package… 

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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!

Oven Fried Zucchini Chips with Basil Dipping Sauce

Oven Fried Zucchini Chips

To make these ‘chips’ sliced zucchini is dredged in milk and coated with a seasoned Parmesan and bread crumb mixture then oven-fried to a lovely shade of golden brown. Crunchy on the outside and creamy in the middle, they are an excellent stand-in for french fries or onion rings.

Roasted Herbs de Provence Vegetables and Pasta

Herbs-de-Provence-Pasta

Slow-roasted fennel, grape tomatoes, onion, black olives and zucchini seasoned generously with Herbs de Provence and tossed with pasta makes an effortless meal full of all sorts of deliciousness. Chewy, al dente pasta is the perfect vehicle for showcasing the melange of soft, tender vegetables and aromatic herbs.

Italian-style Goulash

Italian-Style Goulash

I was all set to make a simple “American” type goulash with ground beef, tomatoes, pasta and cheddar cheese until I opened up my crisper drawer and spied zucchini! And only a mere minute after my Dad asked me if I was making Italian goulash?! How’s that for fate? In the wink of an eye… 

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