Wednesday, February 29, 2012

WIAW #5

wiawloveyourveggiesmonthbutton2 WIAW is hosted by Peas & Crayons

This month Jenn has challenged the WIAW’ers to VEG-ify our posts.
{Talk about our favorite vegetables, share our go-to cooking/prep methods for veggies, talk about how to eat more veggies/fruit, or any other veggie-centric topics we can think of.}

Today’s photos are from Wednesday February 22nd.

So far I’ve shared my favorite vegetables and tips for eating more veggies {and fruit}.  This week I thought I would share my go-to cooking method for ZUCCHINI.  I love zucchini but I don’t like to eat it raw … unless it’s dipped into some yummy goodness like ranch, or hummus, or … anything.  Just not raw {unless it’s on a salad smothered in dressing!}.  I do, however, really enjoy to eat cooked zucchini.  Here are some of my favorite ways to cook it:

  • grilled on the BBQ
  • sautéed with some olive oil and sea salt
  • broiled

Yum, yum, yum!

What is your favorite way to enjoy zucchini?

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Breakfast:  Coffee, pear, and a banana with soy nut butter
Snack:  Green Monster smoothie {vanilla soy milk, OJ, spinach, frozen banana, and frozen blueberries} and 1/2 apple, carrots, celery, and grapes
Lunch:  Tomato Soup and Corn Thin with Mock Tuna Salad 
Snack:  String Cheese, Pretzel Sticks, and 1/2 grapefruit
Snack:  Welch’s Fruit Snacks x2
Dinner:  Salad with carrots, zucchini, and radish topped with homemade ranch dressing with asparagus and BBQ Chicken Rolls
Dessert:  Cinnamon Sugar Wontons {I used up the leftover wonton wrappers from dinner – baked with cinnamon & sugar sprinkled on top}
Nightcap:  Margarita x2

 

Thanks to Jenn at Peas & Crayons for hosting!

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2 comments:

That Pink Girl said...

Oooh, I, digging those cinnamon wontons! Looks yummy!

christa said...

Yum margarita!! I had the best key lime martini's when I was in Boston last weekend!