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Zesty Zucchini Muffins

24 Aug

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These muffins have a beautiful light & airy crumb!  At just 21 calories per cup, this gorgeous green squash adds depth to the bright orange-zest & cinnamon muffin.  Zucchini also packs a pretty little punch of vitamin C; 1 Cup of zucchini contains 22 milligrams (learn more here!).

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Asian Zucchini Noodles with Brown Clamshell Mushrooms

30 May

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Haven’t used brown clamshell mushrooms before?   It’s said to have a mild clamfish taste (as I was raised vegetarian and never ate meat I cannot compare!).  Want to learn more about these beauties, click here! Continue reading

Maple Sage Harvest Bounty Roast with Quinoa Flake-Crusted Tofu

25 Oct

If there’s one thing I take advantage of, it’s the farmer’s markets here in the Hudson Valley.  After a trip to the farm stand with my dad, I had come home with what seemed like the fall harvest (and couldn’t have been more happy)!  I’m sure we all have those evenings standing in the kitchen when we ask ourselves, “What to do for dinner?!”  I did not have a meal in mind as I reached for produce in the fridge and I still didn’t have one when I put my kabocha squash in the oven to roast.  The one thing I did know was that I had delicious & nutritious ingredients. I must say, the final result of my dinner was so delicious I wanted to share it with all of you.  The kabocha squash has lower calories and carbs than butternut squash, plus  it’s packed with with beta-carotene, vitamin C, iron, fiber, and some B vitamins.   The purple haze carrots are packed full of beta-carotene of orange carrots and the antioxidants from their purple counterparts. All that nutrition and I haven’t even mentioned the quinoa, tofu, and zucchini squash!!

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