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Is it fall yet? Time for some pumpkin related foods!

Posted on 16. Sep, 2012 in Food

Pumpkin Zucchini Bread ~Bring on fall!!

This bread tastes amazing- it’s super moist and has the perfect amount of pumpkin in it.

 INGREDIENTS

3 eggs, lightly beaten (2 egg whites & 1 egg)

1 cup sugar (1/2 cup of sugar & 1/2 cup of truvia)

1 cup brown sugar

1 cup canned pumpkin

1 cup butter, melted (or 1 cup oil or 1/2 cup oil and 1/2 cup applesauce)

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

1-2 cups shredded zucchini

1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

DIRECTIONS

In a bowl, combine eggs and sugar. Add pumpkin, butter (or oil/applesauce) and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to pumpkin mixture and mix well. Stir in zucchini and nuts. Pour into two greased and floured 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350° for 45-55 minutes or until breads test done. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Remove to a wire rack. Yield: 2 loaves.

Thanks to Six Sisters Stuff, they keep providing yummy recipes and I just keep tweaking them for my preferences.

Stuffed Zucchini Boats — Ahoy!!

Posted on 11. Mar, 2012 in Food

Prep Time: 30 min Cook Time: 30 min (more…)

California Zucchini Bake with Veggie Burgers

Posted on 17. Apr, 2011 in Food

Meatless Monday- California Zucchini Bake.

This creamy, super-colorful casserole, made with Morningstar Farms® Garden Veggie Patties™ Veggie Burgers, will bring a little West Coast flair and flavor to your dinner table.

http://www.morningstarfarms.com/recipes_california-zucchini-bake.aspx (more…)

MEATLESS MONDAY: Zucchini Cakes with Mushroom Ragout

Posted on 06. Mar, 2011 in Food

Cook time: 20 mins

Shredded zucchini adds texture to southern-style corn bread to create this meatless delight. The flavor is enhanced by a roasted red pepper and mushroom ragout. Ragout is a French term that refers to a savory, thick, seasoned stew or sauce, and is pronounced raa-Goo. (more…)

Zucchini Crust Pizza Bake

Posted on 10. Oct, 2010 in Food

Zucchini Crust Pizza Bake -There are even veggies in the crust of this whole new way to make pizza!

INGREDIENTS:

•1 small onion, chopped

•1 clove garlic, chopped

•1 green pepper, sliced (suggestion red or yellow roasted peppers)

•1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

•1 tablespoon basil, chopped

•3 cups zucchini, shredded

•2 eggs, beaten (suggestion: one egg and one egg white)

•1/4 cup all-purpose flour (suggestion: whole wheat flour)

•1/2 teaspoon salt

•Pepper

•2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)

•1 cup shredded low fat mozzarella cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1.Pre-heat the broiler.

2.In a large, cast iron skillet over medium heat, sauté the onion, garlic, green pepper and tomatoes until softened. Fold in the basil and remove to a bowl.

3.While the onion and pepper are cooking, in a bowl, combine the zucchini, eggs, flour, salt and pepper and stir well.

4.Drizzle a little EVOO (eyeball it) into the same skillet the onion and pepper were cooked in. Drop four equal mounds of the zucchini egg mixture onto the skillet and cook over medium heat for about 2 minutes on each side.

5.Top each of the zucchini-egg rounds with some of the cooked tomato mixture and shredded cheese. Pop them under the broiler until golden brown and bubbly, 1-2 minutes.

Recipe for Week of April 26,2010 – Zucchini Pancake

Posted on 27. Apr, 2010 in Food

Zucchini Pancake

A long-standing family favorite that even toddlers enjoy. The recipe makes one, thick, 8-inch pancake, or you can make smaller ones.

• 1 cup (or more) shredded zucchini

• 1 whole egg

• 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

• dash of salt

• 1 tablespoon sunflower or sesame seeds (for children over four)

• fruit spread or mild salsa for topping

Stir ingredients together without over-beating. Bake on a preheated griddle. Before flipping, sprinkle on sunflower or sesame seeds, if desired. Serve with fruit spread or salsa. Serves 2.

If you don’t have time for these, buy Dr. Prager’s Broccoli, Spinach or Sweet Potato pancakes which are also huge hits!! No syrup for these!