Tag: zucchini

Market Watch: Green Tiger Zucchini

by in Farmers' Market Finds, July 18, 2014

If zucchini is a seasonal staple in your kitchen, be on the lookout at farmers markets for tiger zucchini, a less common variety. Named for its pale green stripes, tiger zucchini is a European hybrid that is best when harvested young (on the smaller side). The flavor is sweet and nutty with a tender crunch.Read more

7 Ways to Fire Up Summer Vegetables

by in Healthy Recipes, July 13, 2014

Just a few minutes of scorching heat will transform any farmers market find into charred, perfectly smoky bliss. Grilled Ratatouille Salad (above, from Food Network Magazine) A swirl of eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini and rings of red bell pepper and red onion —  combined with olive oil, red wine vinegar and fresh basil — turn thisRead more

Breakfast of the Month: Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, June 24, 2014

Zucchini are available year-round, but the summer growing season brings an abundance of all shapes and sizes of summer squash, from crookneck to pattypan to eight-ball. If you have a garden, you will be inundated with the green and golden vegetables right through October. This flavorful bread offers a great way to bring any typeRead more

22 Healthy Zucchini Recipes

by in Healthy Recipes, In Season, July 18, 2013

It’s prime season for summer squash, and like most folks, I get all jazzed up when the zucchini harvest arrives. Here are 22 healthy ways to devour this summer goodie. Soups, Salads, Snacks … and a Cocktail! Zucchini is the chameleon of the produce world, adapting to any surrounding flavor and texture. It’s tremendously delishRead more

Summer Fest: Cukes and Zukes

by in In Season, July 28, 2010

This year, we’re celebrating our undying affection for fresh produce in the third-annual Summerfest. How it works: summer-loving bloggers like Shauna from Gluten-Free Girl and Todd and Diane from White on Rice Couple are sharing recipes and tips about the same harvest-fresh ingredients each week.