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Are you interested in learning how to incorporate more Zucchini into your diet? Are you looking for low-carb and healthy options for dinner? If so, this Zucchini Web Story is for you!

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Many of us classify Zucchini as a vegetable, but in fact, it is a fruit. Furthermore, it is a type of Summer Squash that is harvested before it is fully mature. Usually, it is dark emerald green on the outside with a pale-green tint on the inside. Finally, this healthy and delicious garden fruit has a mild taste and typically takes on any flavor you absorb it into. In conclusion, this Summer Squash makes for a delicious low-carb option for pasta, and rice, a natural binder for cakes, bread, and more!

What is a Zucchini?

One way you can use this delicious fruit is by making Zoodles (Zucchini Noodles).

Fun Facts About Zucchini

According to Healthline, Zucchini “contains many nutrients, is high in antioxidants, contributes to a healthy digestion because it is made up of 95% water, may reduce blood sugar levels, is easy to add to your diet, and more!” Some other fun facts about Zucchini, from AgHires, include –

  • This fruit has more potassium than a banana!
  • Italian migrants brought the fruit to the United States in the 1920s.
  • The plant originated in Central and South America.
  • The flower of the plant is also edible – ever heard of Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms?
  • Zucchinis grow best in temperate climates.

In conclusion, if you’re looking for an easy, low-carb, and healthy fruit to add to your diet, look no further than this emerald-green beauty!

Shrimp Florentine
Shrimp Florentine is served on top of a bed of Zoodles.

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