Zucchini Health Benefits and Recipes

zucchini health benefits

Let’s learn about the zucchini health benefits

Get ready for spring with the squash of the season: enter, the zucchini! Zucchinis are so versatile because you can eat them in so many different forms: cut into salads, baked as fries, and even made into soups and dips! So, what are the powerhouse health benefits of the amazing zucchini? According to OrganicFacts.net, zucchinis are super low in calories, yet produce the feeling of being sustained and full. Furthermore, they have a high fiber and water content. Eating zucchinis (in any and all of their multiple forms), therefore, is a great way to nourish your body without needing to worry about calorie intake. In addition to being chock-full of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Manganese, zucchinis also contain potassium, protein, and phosphorus. That’s one sustaining squash! Now that you have read up on the zucchini health benefits, it’s time to eat up!

Zucchini Recipes

First up on our crowd-pleasing zucchini recipe guide is delicious Creamed Fennel and Zucchini Soup. Zucchini and fennel combine to create amazing flavors in this soup recipe. Perfect for all weathers, because it is equally delicious hot or chilled! Adding Garden Vegetable Levana Nourishments pouches into this already healthy veggie soup takes it to a whole ‘nother nutrient and protein-packed level!

zucchini health benefits

Looking for a jazzed-up dip and spread? Check out our Zucchini Dip recipe, complete with nutritious Garden Vegetable Levana Nourishments. Creating zucchini dip is what we do when we have too many zucchinis on hand- but that works for us because we get a delicious and flavorful dip out of it. While they may be mild by themselves, zucchinis take on the other wonderful flavors they are paired with, so you can take them in many exciting directions. Use your food processor for all slicing, shredding and chopping!

Next up is Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread– so good and so decadent, this recipe could even pass as dessert. The flavor combination in this zucchini chocolate chip bread is unbeatable. There’s no doubt that you will eat your veggies! Packets of Cocoa Coffee Levana Nourishments will increase the nutritional benefits and natural flavor of this zucchini “dessert.”

zucchini health benefits

Eat your veggies!

Looking for more quick and easy, yet healthy zucchini recipes? We got you covered! Create zucchini fries by simply slicing, coating, and baking zucchini. First slice zucchini into wedges, dip into bread crumb mixture for a crispy crunch, and then bake away! Check out WeightWatchers for the full set of instructions. Perfect as an appetizer, main course, or light snack!

Zoodles (zucchini and noodles) is the newest health trend! To create this health “noodle” variation, you’ll need a spiralizer to create the cool noodle/zucchini effect. It’s worth the investment because you’ll be able to create this easy and healthy meal whenever the zucchini craving hits, and in no time. Top your zoodle dish with more veggies and a light dressing. Check out the Community Table for a comprehensive zoodle recipe guide. There are so many creations ready to be created and devoured.

-Talya Hyman

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