It's Wednesday, in addition to yous know what that means: our weekly dose of link honey to acquire us over the hump. Today we’ve got some slap-up recipes for using to a greater extent than of summer’s hit bounty, a surprising accept on fiber (and why to a greater extent than is not always better), and a dyad of things to brand us laugh. After all, laughter is a nutrient! I guarantee you’ll hold upwardly healthier in addition to happier if yous arrive a skilful guffaw instantly in addition to then. Good ol’ vitamin L— it’s almost impossible to overdose on, no affair how much of it yous get!
Feed Your Body: Zucchini 'Splosion!
As I mentioned inwards my post nigh summertime farmers’ markets, I tend to overbuy hit because it all looks so good. With the days already getting shorter in addition to summertime slow winding down, farmers receive got to a greater extent than zucchini than they know what to practise with. Prices are already pretty skilful on summertime squash, but they tend to acquire fifty-fifty lower every bit the farmers in addition to supermarket hit managers only desire to acquire rid of it all! So hither are a few recipes to aid yous purpose the mounds of zucchini inwards your fridge, or perhaps inspire yous to attempt this slap-up vegetable if you’ve been wanting to experiment alongside it but haven’t had the faintest view what to try. (You tin hand notice purpose xanthous squelch inwards these recipes, too, or a mix of both.)
Ina Garten’s Zucchini alongside Parmesan – This recipe makes a large quantity but it seems similar the sort of thing yous tin hand notice consume hot or cold. So if you’re cooking for only 1 or 2 people, either cutting the recipe inwards half, or become ahead in addition to brand the whole thing in addition to hold upwardly happy when yous receive got leftovers for luncheon the side past times side day. (Contains dairy, every bit should hold upwardly obvious from the "parmesan," but no grains.)
Ina Garten’s Zucchini Gratin – This recipe is non Paleo, but it tin hand notice hold upwardly adapted easily, peculiarly if yous include dairy every bit an occasional treat. (Use almond repast instead of breadcrumbs, in addition to yous tin hand notice in all probability acquire away alongside almond milk instead of dairy milk. If you’re fundamental or low-carb, purpose heavy cream diluted alongside H2O instead of milk.)
Ina Garten’s Vegetable Tian – Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 way to purpose zucchini and tomatoes! (Plus potatoes in addition to onions…seriously a skilful catch-all dish to purpose materials from the farmer’s market. Or your supermarket…wherever yous acquire your fresh produce.) Also: tin hand notice yous country I honey Ina? She makes a lot of things I don’t consume anymore but yet enough that I do. And regardless, I honey watching her show. She gets thus much joy out of cooking in addition to sharing meals alongside others; I’ve ever flora it real inspiring to sentinel her. (Doesn’t wound that she’s a gazillionaire inwards her ain correct in addition to her hubby is a one-time dean of the Yale School of Management. Must hold upwardly prissy living inwards that huge house inwards the Hamptons!)
Crispy Zucchini Coins alongside Roasted Red Pepper Sauce, past times Livin' the Crunchy Life – Grain & dairy-free, but flavor-LOADED. Seriously, zucchini does not receive got to hold upwardly boring! This ain’t yo’ momma’s boiled-to-kingdom-come-and-back zucchini dish. (You tin hand notice purchase an insanely delicious roasted cherry-red pepper spread from Trader Joe's in addition to salve yourself the problem of making 1 from scratch.)
“Spaghetti” in addition to Meatballs, past times Nom Nom Paleo – If yous follow a low-carb, Paleo, Primal, or gluten-free diet in addition to receive got been missing pasta, you’ve got to banking concern fit out these noodles…I hateful zoodles, past times Michelle Tam of Nom Nom Paleo. (Note: No bespeak to become to an über-fancy kitchen store similar Sur la Table to abide by the julienne peeler she’s talking about. You tin hand notice acquire 1 at your local Bed Bath & Beyond.) I become to Sur la Table to fantasize, in addition to BB&B for my existent life. I’ve ever said if I ever win the lottery, my starting fourth dimension halt is going to hold upwardly Williams Sonoma or Sur la Table. (If you win the lottery, permit me know. I'll shipping yous my address offline, hehheh.)
Zucchini Hummus, past times Rising Moon Food – Grain, dairy, & legume free! Have yous been missing the gustation in addition to texture of hummus since you’ve been avoiding legumes? No more! You tin hand notice receive got delicious Paleo/Primal in addition to low-carb hummus without the digestive distress chickpeas tin hand notice cause. Check out this zucchini hummus – in addition to no bespeak for pita chips. Raw vegetables brand slap-up dippers. (Yet some other way to purpose upwardly that slap-up produce: cucumber slices, julienned bell peppers, sliced radishes, jicama, fennel, carrot sticks, celery.)
Feed Your Mind:
The truth nigh fiber, from Dr. Georgia Ede. Think yous have to consume fiber to receive got salubrious digestion? Think to a greater extent than fiber is the respond to colon cancer, constipation, in addition to overall bowel health? Think again. More truth bomb dropping, this fourth dimension from a medical medico who’s come upwardly to acquire that almost everything she was taught nigh nutrition was wrong. Sneak peek: yous can hold upwardly a salubrious human existence in addition to receive got regular bowel movements without choking downward a drinking glass of fiber supplement every nighttime or starting every morn alongside a bowl of cereal that looks in addition to tastes similar cardboard.
Feed Your Funny Bone:
Selected comics from The Oatmeal. I only discovered this guy terminal week. Pity, because I could receive got been having regular infusions of vitamin L for years! Better belatedly than never, though, in addition to I instantly pay it forrard to you. Happy smiling!
At the Gym – I holler back anyone who’s ever laid human foot inwards a gym in addition to felt similar everyone else was silently judging them volition receive got a few nods of recognition here. (Plus a skilful laugh.)
6 Reasons Bacon is Better Than True Love – I’m non certain I grip 100%, but if bacon in addition to truthful honey were ever inwards a race, it would come upwardly downward to a photograph finish!
The Difference Between Mayonnaise in addition to Miracle Whip – So true! These days I don’t consume much mayo because it’s generally soybean oil. (Even the ones that receive got olive petroleum inwards them are still predominantly soybean oil, in addition to nosotros know how I experience nigh soybean oil.) But when I do throw caution to the air current in addition to slather mayo on something in 1 trial inwards a piece (because it's delicious and the nutrient police describe tin hand notice come upwardly acquire me!), yous tin hand notice bet your sweetness bippy it’s real mayonnaise in addition to non Miracle Whip. (Which is non miraculous at all.) **NOTE: This comic contains 1 chip of “adult content” in addition to mightiness non hold upwardly suitable for work…depending on who could walk upwardly behind you.
Congratulations! You receive got met the RDA for laughter for the day!
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4/ 5Oleh Margaret Garland