Chicken Zoodle Soup

Classic chicken noodle soup gets a veggie-packed makeover with zucchini noodles (zoodles)! Make a batch for a delicious dinner, then pack leftovers in a thermos the next morning for lunch. For best results, prep your thermos by adding boiling water to it while you heat the leftover. Then, dump out the water and add leftover. This will help keep the...

Pesto Zoodles with Tomatoes

When warmer weather hits the last thing you want to do is heat up your house cooking a meal. These no-cook pesto zoodles are the perfect light and healthy dish for summer. Just spiralize zucchini, toss in pesto and top with tomatoes, Parmesan cheese and fresh basil. Have leftover grilled chicken or shrimp on hand? Toss it in for added...

Grilled Chicken & Veggie Kabobs

Warmer weather calls for a cookout! These simple chicken and veggie kabobs are paired with an easy Eat Smart® Chopped & Crumbled™ bagged salad kit for a quick and delicious summer meal the whole family will love. Get older kids involved with helping to assemble the skewers with their favorite veggies.   Recipe and photography created in partnership with Eat...

Grilled Summer Vegetable Pizza

There’s always an abundance of veggies like tomatoes, zucchini and mushrooms during the summer. For the pizza recipe, we grill the veggies first to give them a delicious flavor then add to our pizza along with fresh mozzarella for a meal the whole family loves. Have different veggies on hand? This pizza is customizable to your favorite toppings![wpurp-searchable-recipe]Grilled Summer Vegetable...

Mini Zucchini Bread Muffins

Mini Zucchini Bread Muffins are the perfect after-school snack. Made with whole wheat flour, applesauce rather than oil, and a veggie, they are a healthy snack any time of the day. They also freeze well and are the perfect grab-and-go snack. Recipe and photography courtesy of Jodi of Create Kids Club.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Mini Zucchini Bread Muffins - Mini Zucchini Bread Muffins are the perfect...

Caprese Zoodle Salad

This no-cook noodle salad is so easy to throw together for a quick and easy lunchbox. Replacing regular pasta with zucchini noodles, or zoodles, adds an extra dose of veggies! Photography by Christine Pittman in partnership with Produce for Kids.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Caprese Zoodle Salad - This no-cook noodle salad is so easy to throw together for a quick and easy lunchbox. Replacing...

Roasted Vegetarian Taco Zucchini Boats

Zucchini boats are a family favorite in our house. This recipe is packed with protein and baked to perfection. For added flavor, top with fresh cilantro and plain Greek yogurt.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Roasted Vegetarian Taco Zucchini Boats - Zucchini boats are a family favorite in our house. This recipe is packed with protein and baked to perfection. For added flavor, top with fresh...

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

A sweet treat with hidden veggies! This fluffy, chocolatey dessert bread gets a healthy dose of veggies by adding zucchini (kids won’t even know!). After grating the zucchini, place in a strainer over a bowl to catch excess moisture while you work on preparing the recipe. Recipe and photography by Estela of Weekly Bite.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Chocolate Zucchini Bread - A sweet treat...

Chicken & White Bean Chili

We love all kinds of chili and sometimes it is nice to break out of your traditional ground meat & red bean variety. Whether using leftover chicken or a Rotisserie chicken from the deli, this chili can be pulled together quickly for an easy weeknight dinner.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Chicken & White Bean Chili - We love all kinds of chili and sometimes it...

Beef & Black Bean Sliders with Baked Zucchini Fries

These sliders are perfect for little hands! Adding black beans to the patties is easy and pumps up the protein to keep the whole family fuller longer. Then, skip the greasy fries and turn zucchini into a healthier version to pair with your mini burgers! Coating them in breadcrumbs and baking gives them a crispy texture perfect for dipping into...