There are multiple benefits to integrating zucchini into your diet.

They are low on calories, a good source of Vitamin C and they are full of potassium, which has shown to help control blood pressure. Zucchini is also high in lutein which helps with vision because it acts as a light filter in the eyes and may help to protect them from damage.

Now that we know the benefits, here are some creative recipes to try.

Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Avocado Pesto

This recipe is perfect because it’s super filling, crazy healthy and the best part is you feel like you’re eating a big bowl of pasta!  It’s also incredibly quick and easy to make too (literally under 20 minutes), especially the creamy avocado pesto that gets drizzled over the top.  No need to heat up either! (Courtesy of

Crockpot Italian Zucchini Casserole

This easy Crockpot Italian Zucchini Casserole is a delicious way to use up that zucchini from the garden and get your family eating their veggies! Add this to your zucchini casserole recipes repertoire! (Courtesy of

Dill Pickle Zucchini Chips

Veggie chips can be healthy (just like potato chips), if they are prepared the right way. A less known fact is that veggie chips are actually super easy to make. For a delicious and easy recipe to get your chip fix, try these Dill Pickle Zucchini Chips chips. (Courtesy of

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Baked Cheesy Zucchini Bites

These baked cheesy zucchini bites are a healthier zucchini fritter without sacrificing any flavor. Since they are baked at a high temperature, you get the slightly crunchy edges with wonderfully soft, tender insides. (Courtesy of

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Lemon Zucchini Bread

This bread is deliciously moist, it’s perfectly lemony and has just the right amount of sweet to balance it out – thanks to that glaze, yummmm! (Courtesy of

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