Posts tagged "Zucchini"

Meatless Monday: Creamy Vegan Zucchini Soup

Meatless Monday: Creamy Vegan Zucchini Soup
The weather is cooling down and it is almost officially soup season.  Food & Wine shared this deliciously simple and silky soup by Chicago chef Grant Achatz. I still cannot believe there is no cream in this bowl. The only ingredients needed are zucchini, garlic, onion, butter, olive oil and vegetable broth.  Also, the versatile veggie-packed soup... Read more »

Meatless Monday: No Carb Zucchini Pasta

Meatless Monday: No Carb Zucchini Pasta
I very rarely order pasta at an Italian restaurant, as I know it is a diet no-no, and instead sadly opt for a safe (boring) piece of salmon.  Just because I don’t order it, doesn’t mean I don’t crave it. I’ve found an answer to my woes: Zucchini Pasta. Zucchini Pasta 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil... Read more »

Keeping Healthy While On Vacation

Keeping Healthy While On Vacation
I’m home from a week in a house on the beach with family.  Vacation is a time to get away and recharge from the pressures of every day life.  I succeeded at less screen time and more family time, and I tried really hard, despite numerous temptations, to continue my healthy eating lifestyle. Exercise I... Read more »
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Healthy and Hearty Zucchini Banana Muffins

Healthy and Hearty Zucchini Banana Muffins
My garden produced some generously sized zucchinis this summer.  I was intrigued by an interesting stir fry  recipe, but wasn’t convinced it would sell my kids on the green vegetable.  I don’t bake often because I don’t like to have sweets in the house and, in turn eat them all.  I decided to attempt to create a healthy muffin that could... Read more »