Use This Not That: Zucchini

Zucchini is one of our favorite vegetables!  Not only is it green and healthy, but with it’s neutral flavor profile it can be used in place of a lot of OTHER neutral flavors: carbs.

You may have heard of “Bikini Bolognese” using zucchini in the place of noodles BUT we have a ton of other amazing ways to use it swell.

Flat Noodles

  • Used for lasagna in the place of noodles
  • Use it to wrap around flavors and bake as a shell




Binding Agent

  • Add it to turkey burgers or regular burger patties as a binding agent grated instead of egg/bread crumbs – keeps things moist AND adds veggie – perfect for kids!
  • Making a protein muffin or paleo bread? Add zucchini – moisture and nutrition
  • Making scrambled eggs, through in some grated zucchini



  • Spiralize the zucchini or grate into noodles to create and easy pasta
  • Spiralize to great an extra crunch in a salad


  • dehydrate or bake on 225 degrees to create healthy, yummy and different chips
  • top with flavors to make zucchini chip nachos
  • use in place of crackers or potato chips for easy healthy dipping



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