Summer Vegan Recipe Roundup: Zucchini!

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It’s zucchini time here in the Northeast, and you know what that means!

Yep, zucchini in everything.  I get so excited about those first lovely summer squashes that I tend to forget how fast one or two of them becomes ten or twenty or thirty or…

And then you just can’t get rid of the things.  Literally cannot give them away.  So what do you do?  Get creative, of course!

It pays to be versatile with your zucchini creativity, or else you will get sick of them.  And that’s a shame, because zucchini really are lovely things.  So here are a few recipes to keep you excited about eating tasty green squash all season long:

(Note: Click the pictures for the recipes!  Some of the older ones aren’t oil-free but can easily be made so.)

vegan zucchini noodle lasagna
Zucchini Noodle Lasagna 

vegan white bean zucchini quesadillas
Spicy White Bean Zucchini Quesadillas

zucchini quesadillas with vegan cheese sauce
Zucchini Quesadillas with Cheesy Sauce

vegan balsamic summer squash salad
Balsamic Summer Squash Salad

broiled zucchini

Easy Broiled Zucchini

And for dessert…

vegan oil free chocolate zucchini brownies

Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

Do you have a favorite way to use up zucchini?  Share it in the comments!


About the Author:

Sam has been eating a plant-based diet since summer of 2009 and has spent the subsequent years experimenting with all manner of plant-based food. She holds a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and is a graduate of the Bauman College Nutrition Consultant Program. She is a former member of Toastmasters International and was awarded a Competent Communicator designation for public speaking. When she's not blogging or cooking, Sam likes to read and study the Bible, play silly card games and knit socks.
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