Blackberry Zucchini Coffee Cake on a board with honey glaze drizzled over top

Blackberry Zucchini Coffee Cake with Honey Glaze

A summer treat worth savoring: blackberry zucchini coffee cake with a sweet honey glaze. The cake is tender and moist, full of fresh seasonal blackberries and zucchini. It’s topped with a very generous amount of rich, buttery streusel. And the drizzle of honey glaze over top is the perfect finishing touch. Continue reading “Blackberry Zucchini Coffee Cake with Honey Glaze”

finished plate of Shaved Zucchini Salad

Shaved Zucchini Salad with Spicy Almonds & Parmesan

A fresh & vibrant shaved zucchini salad to add on to any summer meal! The zucchini is tossed in a spicy almond dressing with lots of lemon and garlic, mixed with plenty of herbs, and plated up with salty shards of parmesan cheese over top. Continue reading “Shaved Zucchini Salad with Spicy Almonds & Parmesan”

Grilled Zucchini with Ricotta

Grilled Zucchini with Ricotta & Caper Vinaigrette

An easy summer side dish that’s bursting with flavor: grilled zucchini with ricotta & caper vinaigrette. Sliced zucchini grilled until slightly charred and tender, topped with creamy ricotta cheese, a tangy caper-walnut vinaigrette, and lots of fresh basil. It’s absolutely irresistible, so simple to make, and would be such a tasty addition to any summer cookout! Continue reading “Grilled Zucchini with Ricotta & Caper Vinaigrette”

Easy Zucchini Pasta

Easy Zucchini Pasta with Ricotta & Basil

Sharing this easy zucchini pasta today with lots of fresh summer zucchini, lemon, parmesan, a little butter + splash of cream, and topping it with creamy ricotta cheese & fresh basil. It’s a quick-cooking pasta that you can make all summer long. Serve it as a side or make a big bowl of this as your main meal. There’s nothing not to love in here!

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Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

Sharing light & crispy zucchini fritters today just in time for Father’s Day weekend! They’re simple and use just a few minimal ingredients. Scallions add an onion bite and fresh dill adds lots of herby flavor. They’re pan-fried and served with a quick lemon yogurt sauce on the side. Such a great summer appetizer to start off your meal!

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Summer Squash Salad

Summer Squash Salad with Avocado & Pine Nuts

A “throw together” summer squash salad with avocado, toasted pine nuts, ricotta salata cheese, and fresh garden chives. Tossed simply with lemon and olive oil. It’s a super refreshing side dish that I’m thinking will be perfect throughout the month of August.

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Charred Zucchini

Charred Zucchini with Pickled Strawberry Vinaigrette

Combining two of my favorite summer produce staples: zucchini and strawberries. The result? A large platter of charred zucchini with pickled strawberry vinaigrette. Topped with shaves a parmesan cheese, fresh basil, and some toasted sunflower seeds. It is such a fresh + vibrant recipe that is easily thrown together for any summer gathering!

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