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Easy Vegetarian Recipes – ONE INGREDIENT AT A TIME

We feature a new ingredient every other week, cooking it into an array of delicious, (almost) always healthy recipes. Ready to start exploring?

August 18, 2015

Sriracha Caviar

This Sriracha Spherification Caviar is a fun and simple way to use molecular gastronomy to spruce up your cooking! Perfect for sprinkling over salads, eggs, or pasta.

August 16, 2015

Eggs 101

Eggs are an extraordinary food. Here is everything you ever need to know about them, from the varieties, what the different labels mean, and storage tips.

August 15, 2015

7 Unexpected Zucchini Recipes

As we’ve discovered this week, zucchini isn’t the kind of squash that’s gonna be cool with you confining it to one flavor spectrum. It wants to be savory AND sweet…

These Zucchini Cheddar Bites are packed with hidden vegetables and are so addictive!
August 13, 2015

Zucchini Cheddar Bites

These Zucchini Cheddar Bites are packed with hidden vegetables and are so addictive!

August 11, 2015

Zucchini Crisp

This Zucchini Dessert Crisp is a unique and delicious way to use up your zucchini! Zucchini is sort of like tofu and eggplant. It can stand alone and be great, or you can do a bunch of sneaky culinary magic to it and transform it into something else. Today we’ll turn zucchini into apples…pickle-looking zucchini apples.By adding lemon juice and sugar to thinly sliced zucchini then briefly cooking, you arrive at a flavor that is spot-on apples. Like if you closed your eyes you would think apples. But the acidity of the lemon juice turns the chlorophyll in the zucchini olive green so…yea they look exactly like pickles. But I PROMISE you, this is so good. With a crumble crust and a scoop of old-fashioned ice cream on top oooh Sugar Honey Iced Tea it’s good.You essentially cut up a few zucchini real thin. I don’t have many kitchen gadgets, but I do have a mandoline slicer. Did I remember that I had a mandoline slicer as I slaved over these thin slices? No. Then you’ll mix the zucchini slices with lemon juice and a sweetener (sugar, sugar-substitute, honey if you’re feeling adventurous), and cook over medium heat until the zucchini are soft.The crust is a simple crumb crust with some rolled oats thrown in (woohoo soluble fiber!). Cold butter, brown sugar, whole wheat flour, rolled oats, cinnamon, and salt. You can try to mix the cold butter in with a fork or other proper utensil, but it’s easier to just mash it all together with your hands.Then you just smush some crust into the bottom of a pan, pour the zucchini/apple/pickle-looking mixture over it, sprinkle some more crust over top, and bake. Serve this Zucchini Dessert Crisp warm with vanilla ice cream or like…eat for breakfast everyday for a week. WP Recipe Maker #10303remove Zucchini Dessert Crisp This Zucchini Dessert Crisp is a unique and delicious way to use up your zucchini! Course: Desserts Diet: Vegetarian Occasion: Halloween, St. Patrick’s Day, Thanksgiving Time: 60 minutes or more Prep Time: 10m Cook Time: 60m Total Time: 70m Servings: 8 people Author: Sarah Bond – 4 cups zucchini peel left on, thinly sliced – ½ cup sugar – ⅓ cup lemon juice – 1 ¼ cup whole wheat flour – ¾ cup brown sugar – 1 tsp cinnamon – ¼ tsp salt – ½ cup butter 1 stick, can use vegan variety, cold and cubed 1) In an uncovered saucepan, bring zucchini, lemon juice, and sugar to a simmer over medium heat. Cook about 15 minutes, until zucchini is soft and some of the juice has reduced down. 2) Mix flour, sugar, cinnamon, and salt. 3) Add cubes of cold butter to flour mixture and blend with hands until evenly distributed. Dough will be very crumbly. 4) Press half of the dough into the bottom of an ungreased pan (8×8 inch, 9×9 inch, whatever size you have). 5) With a serrate spoon, remove zucchini from pan and place onto dough. Sprinkle with 4 Tbsp of the lemon cooking liquid. 6) Spoon remaining crumb dough over zucchini. 7) Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees F) for 45 minutes. For best results, serve warm with vanilla ice cream. serving_size 1 calories 263 carbohydrates 39 protein 3 fat 12 sodium 168 fiber 2.5   Helpful products for this Zucchini Dessert CrispThis post contains affiliate links, which means if you buy something from that link I may earn a commission, at no extra cost to you. Thanks for supporting Live Eat Learn and for making these recipes possible!

August 9, 2015

Zucchini 101

Everything you need to know about your favorite summer squash, zucchini! Varieties, how to buy it, how to store it, and nutrition information.

August 8, 2015

Elderflower and Edible Flower Ice Cubes

These edible flower ice cubes are an elegant and colorful way to spruce up your beverages! Perfect for special occasions or for fancy-ing up hot days.

Watermelon granitas recipe in a cup with white background
August 7, 2015

Watermelon Granitas

This Watermelon Granita has just three ingredients and is an ultra-delicious and simple way to cool off with watermelon.

August 5, 2015

Pan-Seared Watermelon Steak

This Pan-Seared Watermelon Steak is made by transforming juicy watermelon into a deliciously chewy vegetarian steak with a quick sear in the pan! And topped with feta cheese and balsamic…

August 3, 2015

Oven-Roasted Watermelon Steak

This Oven Roasted Watermelon Steak is a deliciously savory main course that’s sure to turn heads! My initial recipe brainstorming sesh for each ingredient of the week typically involves plopping…

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