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Because zucchini have more delicate skin, there’s no need to peel them before adding them to a recipe.

You can also transform them into “zoodles,” or zucchini noodles, like in this Zucchini Tomato Basil Salad with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette. Use a spiralizer or vegetable peeler to make spaghetti – or lasagna-inspired zucchini noodles.

And I certainly can’t overlook my personal favorite way to enjoy zucchini — in quick breads and muffins, like these Zucchini Apple Spice Muffins! Shredded zucchini adds moisture to any quick bread, but you can’t taste it whatsoever in the final product.

I sometimes add shredded zucchini to mac and cheese or other comforting dishes to amp up my kids’ vegetable intake for the day without them noticing.

Zucchini Apple Spice Muffins (How to Make Zucchini Muffins)

These Zucchini Apple Spice Muffins are perfect for the transition space between summer and fall. You can use up the loads of summer zucchini that are laying around in your garden, the grocery store, or at the farmer’s marker, while savoring the fall spice flavors and a hint of apple.

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Italian Chicken, Mushroom, and Zucchini Skillet

Italian Chicken, Mushroom, and Zucchini Skillet is a super easy dinner recipe for busy school nights. It features pan seared chicken tenderloins, zucchini and sliced mushrooms in garlicky herbed tomato sauce. Such an easy Chicken Skillet Recipe! Save this recipe for Italian Chicken, Mushroom, and Zucchini Skillet to Pinterest! Why I love this Chicken Skillet …

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Zucchini Tomato Basil Salad with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette (So Easy!)

This Zucchini Tomato Basil Salad with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette is a light and refreshing summertime salad and perfect when your garden is exploding with tomatoes, basil, and zucchini in the later summer months. And, since it’s a raw zucchini salad, you won’t have to turn the oven on those hot summer days. Click HERE to …

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Grilled Summer Squash Crostini with Goat Cheese and Pesto

Grilled Summer Squash Crostini with Goat Cheese and Pesto is a great way to savor the abundance of zucchini and yellow squash during the summer months. This post is written in partnership with eureka!® Organic Bread. Summer is finally here! Soon the grocery stores, Farmer’s Markets, and backyard gardens will be overflowing with delicious summer produce. I …

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Tex-Mex Stuffed Zucchini with Avocado Salsa

Zucchini is stuffed with a mixture of salsa and ground turkey and topped with cheese and avocado salsa for a quick, easy and healthy dinner! What I love about summer: Written by: Taylor Kiser of Food Faith Fitness The sun. Obviously. Not having to wear 4000 layers of sweaters to stay warm Being up to …

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Gluten Free Chocolate Coconut Zucchini Cake

Learn how delicious gluten-free baking can be with this recipe for Gluten Free Chocolate Coconut Zucchini Cake. I have one goal here: to prove to you that gluten free can be amazing. No, this is not a joke. No, I’m not pulling your chain here. I’m 100% telling you the honest to goodness truth. Written …

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Grilled Mediterranean Vegetable Salad with Tomato Balsamic Vinaigrette

Isn’t it funny how sometimes the simplest things taste the best? For example: I LOVE (read: am obsessed with) oatmeal.  Not fancy oatmeal either. Written by: Taylor Kiser of Food Faith Fitness A little bit of cinnamon, apples and just cook ‘er in the microwave, and I am one happy camper. I can eat it …

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Grilled Summer Squash Sandwich

This Grilled Summer Squash Sandwich is so easy to make and it is the perfect way to use up that summer squash and zucchini! Summer is here and that means the grocery stores, Farmer’s Markets, and backyard gardens are overflowing with delicious summer produce. There is never a shortage of summer squash. I especially love zucchini because …

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