Zucchini Pancakes (Gluten-Free)

These pancakes are great for breakfast or brunch and can be served with different sauces, such as sour cream, ketchup, Japanese otafuku (tonkatsu) sauce, thousand island or ranch dressing, sweet chili sauce, etc. Be creative! If you are worried about your blood sugar levels, please omit the corn. This recipe makes two large pancakes but […]

Baked Zucchini Balls (Gluten-Free)

These zucchini balls can be served as a side dish or appetizer. I suggest serving them with your favorite sauce, such as ketchup, mayo, ranch dressing, or aioli sauce. Ingredients: 10 oz (400 g) zucchini 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese 5 Tbsp gluten-free bread crumbs 1 tsp fresh herbs of your choice, such as basil, oregano, […]

The World’s Healthiest Brownies

These gluten-free, low-carb, vegan brownies are made of healthy fats (avocado, nuts, coconut, and flax seed) and vegetables (avocado and zucchini). I don’t think I can make it healthier than this. They are very light and low in sugar. Instead of using “flax eggs,” you can also use Egg Replacer. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp ground flax […]

Zucchini and Basil Hummus (Raw Vegan)

I posted a pesto hummus recipe last year, but this is a raw vegan version of pesto hummus. It is lower in calories because it uses zucchini instead of chickpeas as a base. It is a little loose compared to regular hummus, so it is best to eat quickly within a day or two. Ingredients: […]

Gluten-Free Turkish Zucchini Fritters (Kabak Mücver)

I believe these fritters are called kabak mücver in Turkish (kabak = zucchini, mücver = fritters). These fritters are very light and fluffy. They can be served as a main dish for brunch or lunch with a green salad or soup. I suggest placing the cooked fritters in the oven at 200ºF/100ºC to keep them […]

Zucchini Pasta with Cashew Pesto (Gluten-Free, Almost Raw)

Summer squashes are in season and we can now get plenty of fresh squash for a very reasonable price at farmer’s markets. We need to be creative and come up with many different ways to prepare them. One of my favorite ways to prepare squash is to make zucchini pasta with different sauces. Zucchini pasta […]

Grilled and Marinated Summer Squash

When you plan a barbecue next time, stop by a farmer’s market and get a bunch of summer squashes. This dish goes well with any barbecue. It’s very simple and quick! Ingredients: 1 cup water 2 Tbsp tamari soy sauce 1 Tbsp natural sugar such as Rapadura and coconut sugar 2 tsp ginger, minced 2-3 […]