Zucchini-Potato Bites

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One thing I love about summer…the abundance of zucchini! I have had so much fun lately trying out new recipes, and when I came across a recipe for Zucchini Tots from Skinny Taste, I just knew I had to try them out! Little bite sized morsels of zucchini, egg and cheese, sounds like a great breakfast treat to me, and a great excuse to finally buy a mini muffin pan :)

Zucchini Potato Bites

My husband is not a big fan of zucchini, so as soon as I told him my idea he was not all that thrilled. He asked me to add some potato to the tots, and it sounded like a good idea to me. I also mixed it up by using Parmesan cheese instead of cheddar, since I like the way zucchini and parm taste together. I must say they were quite the hit. He loved them! What a great way to sneak in some healthy zucchini at breakfast time.  Here is my recipe: Continue reading »


Zucchini Pickles

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Raise your hand it your love pickles!  I am obsessed with these deliciously salty, crunchy little snacks.  While my parents have not grown pickling cucumbers in the past, we always have an abundance of zucchini and squash.   So when I came across this great recipe for zucchini pickles from Cooking Light last year, I was in heaven. I just love the sweet, spicy, pickled taste!

Zucchini Pickles

To my excitement, the family farm is finally starting to produce this season!  I was able to get my hands on all these fresh zucchini, onions and garlic over the weekend and could not wait to get started making all my favorite recipes, including these delightful zucchini pickles. Continue reading »