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Healthy Zucchini Bread

It's zucchini season and we are showcasing this gorgeous summer squash.  With healthier ingredients, this favorite summer recipe is packed with fibre and has a nice hint of chocolate to make it decadent and delicious.

 

   

Healthy Zucchini Bread

1 large zucchini, grated and strained (approx 1 1/2 cups) 1 1/2 cups spelt flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 3/4...

Zucchini Pasta

An Italian pasta dish....without the pasta!? Healthy doesn't have to mean bland and pasta dishes don't have to mean a heavy carb load! Cherry tomatoes, garlic, black olives, chillies, fresh basil are always a good start to a fresh pasta dish. This time I sautéed zucchini spirals and tossed it all together....

Momma’s Minestrone Soup

mmmm...Momma's creamy minestrone (...and by 'momma', I'm referring to me of course!). This hearty dish gets its creaminess from simmered zucchini, potatoes and kidney beans. Nutritious and delicious!

         

Momma's Minestrone soup


2-3 cloves of garlic
1/2 onion, diced
1 zucchini, sliced
1 carrot, sliced
Saute these ingredients in 2-4 tbsp of olive oil in a large soup pot for...

Black Bean Dip

Dips are the best way to enjoy ton a of raw fresh veggies. And not all dips are created equally! This bean dip is fresh, packed with fibre and raw nutrients and the best part? It is super quick to whip up.

       

Black Bean Dip

1c cooked (or canned) kidney or black beans, rinsed 1 lime, juiced 1 clove garlic 1/4 c olive oil 1/8 tsp cumin Sea salt A handful of fresh chopped...

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Burgers

Eat your rainbows - Sweet potato and black bean burgers for dinner tonight! These veggie burgers were an easy and healthy mix of black beans, sweet potato, quinoa, corn, fresh herbs and spices.

       

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Burgers

In a bowl mix:
  • 1 medium cooked sweet potato
  • 3/4 c cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup cooked black beans
  • 1/2 c cooked corn niblets
  • 1 egg
  • A large handful of fresh parsley or cilantro
Season with...