14 Zucchini Recipes That May Change Your Life Forever

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Simply put, we are here to sing the praises of zucchini.

Perhaps not the most popular vegetable out there, zucchini can be used in a number of delicious ways.

From breakfast items to healthy snacks to different types of salad, scroll down for a variety of zucchini recipes and prepare to incorporate this treat into your culinary world on a frequent basis…

  1. Stuffed Zucchini Recipe
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    • Stuffed Zucchini is the 30-minute cure to your summer-squash blues. Is summer squash overtaking your life? Are you considering dropping 16 pounds of zucchini on your neighbor’s doorstep, ringing the doorbell, then running away? Is your freezer completely stuffed with excess loaves of zucchini bread? It’s time for Stuffed Zucchini to be a part of …
  2. Gluten Free Zucchini Bread Recipe
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    • Classic zucchini bread has always been a favorite of mine. Growing up I remember going in to the garden at my grandfather’s house and helping him pick zucchini from the garden. He would show me which ones were ready to be harvested and which ones needed a little more time. We would return to the …
  3. Zucchini Chips Recipe
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    • As the summer draws to a close in the western and southern part of the US, I’m betting that you’re up to your ears in zucchini. Whether you planted too many plants in your garden, or your neighbor keeps dropping them on your porch, you’re fully-stocked in squash. Lucky you! And what should you make …
  4. Chocolate Zucchini Muffins Recipe
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    • Our family recipe for chocolate zucchini bread is one of only a few recipes I have from my dad’s side of the family. Most family recipes that I share come from my mom’s side, but this special recipe is from my dad’s mother, my Grandma Bessie. I don’t have nearly as many recipes from Grandma …
  5. Zucchini Ribbon Salad Recipe
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    • I’ve been on a lemon kick lately. You might already know this since I’ve already shared my lemon quinoa salad and green bean salad with lemon harissa dressing. Well, I’m back with another delicious lemony salad. This zucchini ribbon salad is beautiful, tasty and fun. Turn your vegetables into noodles and even your kids will eat it! While I …
  6. Grilled Stuffed Zucchini with Shrimp Recipe
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    • Juicy, little bursts of sort of sweet and justalittlebit spicy goodness on a stick, grilled to perfectly, smoky perfection. These are the things make my <3 beat. The things that make my taste buds SING. The things that, well, you get. These little shrimpies? I am all about them. If you didn’t pick that up …
  7. Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins Recipe
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    • It’s that time of year when gardens are starting to be overrun with squash and zucchinis. Oh, but not my garden because you see, I have a black thumb and pretty much kill any green living thing I try to grow. We have tried planting a small garden over the past years, and it has never worked …
  8. Zucchini Carrot Muffins Recipe
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    • Does anyone else have a veggie-hating child? I would assume that I’m not the only one, it seems to be a fairly common problem. My solution? Hide that healthiness in some cute little carrot zucchini muffins that they won’t be able to resist. Doesn’t always work, I’ll admit, but sometimes! Worth a try, at the very least. …
  9. Thai Chicken Soup with Zucchini Noodles Recipe
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    • For the past few months, I’ve been completely obsessed with Thai flavors. Basil, lemongrass, chili, ginger, lime – I can’t get enough! I’ve been stuffing them into peppers and lettuce wraps, using them to flavor baked chicken wings, and adding them to my salad dressing. It was only a matter of time before my thoughts turned to soup. The star of this …
  10. Gluten Free Zucchini Pineapple Bread Recipe
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    • One cherished heirloom that I had passed on to me is my great-great aunt’s recipe collection. It is full of amazing recipes that are written on scraps of paper or clipped from newspapers. It’s like a little time capsule that I never want to let go of. When we moved a few years ago, it …
  11. Slow Cooker Italian Chicken with Zucchini Noodles Recipe
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    • Saucy, tomato chicken swirling around in a slow cooker with tender-crisp GREEN FOOD. We’re talking a slow cooker that’s X-PLODING with springy-time veggies like asparagus, broccoli and snap peas which is served OVER springy-time veggies SQUARED, because ZUCCHINI NOODLE TIME. Zucchini noodles that combine with super fresh, garlicky and herby pesto in the way that …
  12. Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats Recipe
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    • I’d be lying if I told you it’s always fun to cook with farm-fresh produce. Spending entire summers in the countryside with my grandparents I was sure to be exclusively fed zucchini, corn and blueberries for weeks on end. I didn’t mind the blueberries so much. But the zucchini? Unless it was pickled I got bored …
  13. Roasted Zucchini and Tomato Crostini Recipe
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    • Is there anything better than fresh tomatoes and zucchini on a mid-summer evening? Okay, ice cream is better but we should really eat dinner and then dessert. I vote for a simple yet flavorsome dinner of fresh roasted zucchini and tomato crostini! Now I know the weather is all kinds of H-O-T and you’re thinking she wants …
  14. Zucchini Bread Pancakes Recipe
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    • “Guess what tomorrow is?” my older son asks as I am tucking him in for the night. “What?” I ask, knowing that part of this is just a way to stay up a smidge longer. Kids have a way with wanting to talk about everything when it’s bedtime. “PANCAKE SUNDAY!” When you’re 8, it’s hard to not …

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