Squash Monsters for Dinner

When my youngest was much littler than she is now, we used to play a game in the produce aisles throughout the fall.   Every week she would select one new squash, because there are so many unique and colorful options to try that caught her eye.  It was FANTASTIC; it encouraged taste testing and trying new foods and even … Read More

Snack Easy with these Homemade Zucchini Chips & mildly sweet Salsa

zucchini chips & salsa

Mmmmm, snacks anyone? Trade in the tortilla chips & try zucchini chips with this homemade mild, but sweetly delicious salsa combo. It’s great for entertaining or afternoon family snacking…. This month at the Price Chopper/Market 32 Kids Cooking Club we are celebrating the Produce for Kids Campaign. Stay tuned for what’s on this month’s menu as we follow along with … Read More

Zucchini in the Lunch Box

zucchini bread sandwiches

Zucchini Bread Sandwiches Every year I hear from many non-sandwich eating kiddos (and their parents) when I’m traveling as they search for lunch box packing ideas. In fact, one of my own is not a typical sandwich lover when it comes to opening her lunchbox. She has forced me to get creative and at the same time I want to … Read More

Zucchini stuffed with Turkey Sausage & Grilled Vegetables for a Family Dinner

stuffed zucchini baked

This summer, with our son graduating, there was no room in the schedule for a garden; boo.  I protested!  And, my husband said (very nicely)….’you have no time to plant & maintain a garden…’  At the end of the day, although I hate to admit it, he was absolutely right.  Prepping the yard after the hard winter for our guests took … Read More

Lovin’ this Quinoa Crusted Zucchini Bake

   I recently grabbed some zucchini at the grocery store & decided to experiment with making a Quinoa Crusted Zucchini Bake.  It’s a hearty casserole and personally, I (and my youngest) could eat this as a main dish (actually I snagged the left-overs for my lunch & dinner the following day),  but my husband’s taste buds are slightly different from mine … Read More