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Zucchini Ricotta Frittata

Zucchini Ricotta Frittata Did you know that yesterday was “Dump Your Extra Zucchini On Your Neighbor’s Doorstep Day”? According to our local newspaper it was, though I think they may have been joshing. Then again, maybe not! This excellent zucchini ricotta frittata recipe (like the way that just rolls of one’s tongue? “ricotta frittata, ricotta frittata”) is based on one by our local cherished chef Biba. It’s a cinch to make and a tasty way of enjoying bountiful summer squash. Continue reading “Zucchini Ricotta Frittata”…

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chayote zuchini soup

Healthy low calorie Chayote Zucchini Soup

This refreshingly delicious  and healthy low calorie soup makes an ideal weekday dinner. Chayote (chow chow) is very low calories , with just 16 calories per 100 g. It is a rich source of dietary fiber, anti-oxidants, minerals, vitamin. It is  often recommended in cholesterol controlling and weight reduction programs.  Chayote are also anti-cancer, anti-aging and keeps thyroid healthy. It is also high in magnesium , helping with tired legs and muscle cramps. Zucchini too is a vegetable that helps in lowering cholesterol and helps in weight management. The…

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