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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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.