22 Healthy Zucchini Recipes

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Bobby Flay's Zucchini Salad

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It’s prime season for summer squash, and like most folks, I get all jazzed up when the zucchini harvest arrives. Here are 22 healthy ways to devour this summer goodie.

Soups, Salads, Snacks … and a Cocktail!

Zucchini is the chameleon of the produce world, adapting to any surrounding flavor and texture. It's tremendously delish raw or cooked, shredded or sliced, roasted or pureed.

Mains

Who says a zucchini can't be a meal?! These recipes prove this veggie is up to the challenge.

Sides

There's nothing wrong with going the more traditional route. These simple side dishes turn up the flavor.

Breads and Muffins

Don't count out the baked goods. Zucchini adds a subtle sweetness and helps keeps breads and muffins moist.

Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer and owner of Dana White Nutrition, Inc., which specializes in culinary and sports nutrition. See Dana's full bio »

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