Healthy Zucchini Recipes

Enjoy some of the best zucchini recipes on the internet. From zucchini pasta made on a spiral slicer to lasagna.

Looking for a quick, easy, and ultra fresh idea for dinner tonight? Try this gorgeous zucchini pasta by Stefania D'Alessandro of La Tortoise. A mouthwatering pesto made with wild garlic leaves, fresh lemon, cashew nuts, pine nuts and ripe avocado combines with freshly spiroolied zucchini to create a heathy dinner you can prepare in a few minutes time. Enjoy!

Try your hand at zucchini noodles and say goodbye to wheat-based pasta for good! You will love the taste and texture achieved with this delicious and satisfying recipe for a raw and gluten-free creamy basil alfredo by Jodi Burke.

Quick and beyond easy, you'll be able to throw this dish together in about 5 minutes tops. Spiralized zucchini noodles combine with a creamy, smokey and tangy chipotle lime avocado sauce with only 5 simple ingredients (excluding water and salt). Serve it with a big leafy green salad tonight and eat FRESH!

By marinating and then dehydrating your veggies for a bit at low temperatures you can achieve a RAW stir fry that really holds its own texture and flavor wise. The best part? No oxidized oils from high temperature cooking and your vegetables will be left full of water, nutrients and life force! A delicious and easy way to get a variety of veggies into your body, especially on those days that call for something other than the usual salad. Enjoy this tasty recipe by Lisa Viger of Raw on $10 a Day or Less!

This Fully Raw Pad Thai by Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram of Rawfully Organic Co-op offers an abundance of fresh veggies, a delectably tangy-sweet sesame ginger citrus dressing and an absolute explosion of amazing Thai flavors from ginger, lime, chili, cilantro and more! If you love traditional Pad Thai you've got to give this Fully Raw version a try!

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Zucchini noodles, cherry tomatoes, and fresh scallion are smothered in a creamy walnut butter sauce made with carrots, lemon, and dill. A completely simple savory recipe that will surely hit the spot any day of t he week. Recipe by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake!

A you a fan of a sweet and savory flavor combo? If the answer is yes, and if you like to walk a bit on the wild side, you will love Lisa Viger's raw and vegan version of maple bacon ice cream made with frozen bananas, real maple syrup, and yes, zucchini....

Give it a try!

An absolutely perfect raw alternative to a plate of traditional pasta marinara when those cravings hit and nothing but Italian will do. This ultra healthy recipe by Rachael Campbell utilizes one of our must have raw kitchen tools: a spiral slicer. To achieve that perfect delicate angel hair pasta effect Rachael uses a slicer such as this, but you can also make a thicker spaghetti-style noodle with something like this. For a warm dish simply place your finished pasta in the dehydrator or on a low setting in the oven for a bit, the noodles will soften and the flavors will become even more concentrated. Delicious!

Fresh zucchini noodles topped with a creamy cauliflower and cashew-based alfredo sauce spiked with a touch of miso, garlic, coconut nectar, nutritional yeast and spices of pepper, paprika and coriander. The cauliflower adds body to the sauce and cuts down on the amount of cashews needed to create that divinely creamy texture. Enjoy!

A delicious and nourishing macrobiotic inspired bowl by Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen for those of us that prefer to keep it raw! Fresh veggies of kale, carrot, zucchini, sunflower sprouts, and green onion combine with cherry tomatoes, cultured sauerkraut, and a creamy tahini-miso dressing flavored with a punch of garlic and basil. Top with the optional avocado half and enjoy!

This creamy hemp cilantro dressing by Karielyn Tillman of The Healthy Family and Home makes the perfect topping for a green salad, can be served over zucchini or kelp noodles, or used as a delicious dipping sauce for veggies or crackers. It is fresh and vibrant and full of the nutrients your body craves! Vegan, raw, low-glycemic, paleo friendly and super flavor-rich. Enjoy!

This is THE meal to make if you're craving something tasty but don't have the energy or time for anything elaborate. This raw pasta dish by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw Lifestyles is so fresh, delicious, and satisfying and as a bonus has minimal cleanup involved! Triple win. The sauce is open to your own interpretation and can be made with added ingredients such as bell pepper, shallots, or basil. Top with a few extra pine nuts and dig in!

A vibrant, flavor packed, nutrient dense RAW rendition of a family favorite: layered lasagna! This version by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw Lifestyles comes complete with thinly sliced zucchini noodles, juicy heirloom tomatoes, tasty cashew/mac nut ricotta, and a lovely pistachio basil pesto. You will not miss the gluten or the dairy when you take a bite of this delicious masterpiece!

A deliciously creamy, oil-free, vegan Thai sauce made from avocado, tomato, jalapeno, onion, lime, ginger and cilantro dresses ribbons of fresh zucchini, shredded lettuce, crunchy veggies and cubes of juicy jicama. You will love this ultra fresh, flavorful, RAW Thai pasta dish by Priscilla Soler of Gastrawnomica! Serve it for dinner or lunch today, you will be happy that you did!

Tis the season for SOUP! Delicious bowls of hearty, comforting, belly warming soup. And if you're a raw foodist don't think you're exempt from this nourishing experience. Raw soups can be adapted to hit the spot during any season - even the colder months! Try this recipe by Kibby of Kibby's Blended Life for a creamy and filling blended cauliflower and zucchini soup made complete with a side of cheesy crackers (recipe also included!). Bon Appetit and stay warm out there!

This delicious recipe by Kristina Ldecká of Spiced Blueberry Shake turns out looking nearly identical to traditional sushi yet is vegan AND completely free of cooked rice! The uncooked "rice" is a yummy and simple combination of fresh parsnip, pine nuts, zucchini and a splash of lime. For the filling you may choose a variety of vegetables you have on hand, however this version calls for arugula, carrot, portobello mushroom and of course avocado. Dunk your sushi rolls in some shoyu with fresh ginger and a smear of raw wasabi paste!

An elegant and ultra fresh recipe by Christina Ross of Love-Fed.com that makes for a perfect veg-filled snack or appetizer. There are so many ways to enjoy raw vegetables beyond simply eating a salad and this recipe is a fine example of this! You will need a mandoline slicer in order to get your zucchini sliced thin enough to use as your "wrap". You can choose to enjoy with a simple dip of nama shoyu or whip up your favorite dipping sauce such as tahini miso.

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Tomato season is in full swing! Use some of the bounty with this amazing recipe for a hearty Summer Tomato Spaghetti by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake! The meatless meatballs are full of texture and flavor and will fill your kitchen with the mouthwatering aroma of savory Italian herbs while "cooking" in the dehydrator. Free of all animal products, these "meatballs" are instead given substance with plenty of mushrooms, carrots, dried tomato, hempseed, walnut and flax! A meal all members of the family will enjoy.

Cheese-Its sound great - until you pick up a box and look at the ingredients... These deliciously crunchy and cheesy tasting raw crackers by Amie Sue of Nouveau Raw are the perfect healthy alternative to keep around the house for both kids and adults alike. They'll most definitely satisfy those cravings. Delicious on their own, paired with a salad, or dunked in a bowl of soup!

This gourmet pizza by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake is piled high with freshly "roasted" asparagus, mushroom, and onion and features a delicious sun dried tomato macadamia ricotta and herbed zucchini and flax seed crust. There is no need to deprive yourself when that pizza craving hits; you can indulge without having to consume any dairy, wheat or cooked ingredients for that matter!

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