All Things Zucchini

Zucchini is such a versatile veggie and the creator of Veggie Buds Club, Monica Irwin shared tons of different ways you can add this healthy squash into your diet, which even includes dessert! She stopped by to make Zucchini Pizza Boats.

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Makes 4 zucchini pizzas


-2 medium to large zucchinis
-1 tsp olive oil
-Pinch of salt
-Jar of pizza sauce
-1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
-Toppings such as black olives, red peppers, onions, pepperoni, etc.


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cut each zucchini in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. If they don’t lay flat, trim a thin strip from the bottom. Place them in a baking dish, rub each zucchini half with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
  3. Spoon some pizza sauce onto the top of each zucchini half, sprinkle with mozzarella cheese, and toppings.
  4. Bake until the zucchini is tender and the cheese has melted, about 15 minutes.

Click here for the recipe for Zucchini Brownie Bites.

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