Today’s Foodie Friday Spotlight is ZUCCHINI! With it’s many amazing benefits, and endless ways of adding it into your favorite recipes, zucchini has become one of our go to vegetables when it comes to adding some veggie spunk into our dishes!
Some of the benefits of zucchini include:
- It has anti-inflammatory properties
- It’s a high source of antioxidants, potassium and Vitamins B & C
- It can help improve digestion because of it’s essential electrolytes
- And it has a low carb count and helps keep you full since you can eat a lot!
Zucchini is IN right now with our fellow foodies and for ALL the right reasons! Not only from the numerous benefits listed above but also because of the infinite ways zucchini can be diced, shredded, spiralized and even peeled!
Below are some recipes from our website that use zucchini in ways that will have you saying NO WAY ZUCCHINI CAN MAKE THAT?!
Skinny Enchiladas – If you’re a sucker for Mexican food, but you’ve given up grains, we’ve got to get creative with our wrapping vessels! So in comes the big player, Zucchini!
Veggie Ravioli – Momma Mia! These are the cutest little bundles of savory Italian goodness! If you’re stumped on what do with your zucchini this is must try!
Zucchini Bean Burgers – This is obviously not your typical burger patty, but this way you can devour healthy nutrient packed veggies and fiber without holding your nose and you only need 4 ingredients!
Baked Zucchini Pizza – This is obviously an “out of the box” method to incorporating veggies into your routine, but with the right toppings, you can trick your taste buds into thinking you’re actually having a slice of Pie
Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread – But zucchini bread?! Yes. It’s kind of game-changing. This is bread is the perfect answer to keeping you ON the wagon when you are craving CHOCOLATE.