How do you like your zucchini?

August 15, 2022 | Jody Gatewood


My kids love zucchini…in cake that is! And their grandma (my mom!) enjoys making it for them when zucchini is in season. A couple of weeks ago Parker got to help grandma make zucchini cake for us. It was quite delicious with cream cheese frosting!

In the summer, zucchini is often in abundance here in Iowa, so people are looking for different ideas to use it. And it is a versatile vegetable so it can be used in many ways.  In addition to making cake, here are some zucchini recipes from Spend Smart. Eat Smart.:

For more information on selecting, storing, and cleaning zucchini, check out our Produce Basics for zucchini. And to learn different ways of cutting zucchini, check out our How to Prepare Zucchini video!

How do you like to prepare zucchini?

Jody Gatewood

Jody Gatewood is a Registered Dietitian who enjoys spending time in the kitchen baking and preparing meals for her family. She does lots of meal planning to stay organized and feed her family nutritious meals.

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