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Caramelized Onions with Mustard Sauce & Zucchini with Lemon Butter

Caramelized Onion Halves with Mustard Sauce Rich and delicious! This soft caramelized baked onion dish is made with a scrumptious mustard sauce - it is sweet but balanced with mustard. We bake o…

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Creative Ways to Use Zucchini

Summer garden harvests tend to bring squash… lots and lots of squash! In fact, I have friends who joke about people bringing them bags of zucchini, leaving it on their doorstep when they’re not home. …

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Rainbow Risotto

How would it feel to ingest a few gulps of a rainbow? Sparkling? Blissful? Vital? Vibrant? Okay, so no, this isn’t a recipe for an arch of color in the sky—but we do think it will make you feel joyful…

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Which Vegetables Are Healthier Cooked?

In response to my Care2 post #1 Anticancer Vegetable, there was a great question about whether it's better to eat garlic raw or cooked. It appears the secret to maintaining the anti-cancer effects of …

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Why I Love Zucchini

I love zucchini - it is one of my favorite vegetables. It is sweet, easy and quick to cook. When I was very ill I could only eat 12 foods. Zucchini was one of those 12 foods. One benefit of zuc…

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Zucchini Fries

It was bound to happen, the zucchini would come. And come and come and come. In the northeast they are still somewhat of a manageable size, but here in California where I am visiting my mom: Holy cow.…

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Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mmm hmm, zucchini and chocolate. In some kind of stupendous feat of baking alchemy, the taste and texture of the squash completely disappears, while adding moisture and a nice nutritional pop. Althoug…

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Squash: Powerfood For All Seasons

Squash is a member of one of the oldest vegetable families in the world. It is a very versatile vegetable that can be used in soups, stews, purees, desserts and pies. There are also many kinds which a…

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Low Carb Spaghetti from a Squash!

Squash was cultivated in the Americas for at least six thousand years and honored by many Native tribes. Squash has been considered one of the "Three Sisters" from tribal legends of squash, corn and…

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Chilaquiles Casserole

This version of enchilada-style chilaquiles casserole is packed with nutritious beans and vegetables. You can make your own prepared enchilada sauce, but you can also use the prepared kind to keep the…

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