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
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 euphorianutrition.ca)
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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 melskitchencafe.com)
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 cookingclassy.com)