These are the best Healthy Zucchini Recipes from soup to baked zucchini recipes, dessert, bread and muffins -there is something for everyone! This post has low carb, whole30, paleo and gluten free recipes. There is something for you regardless of your diet!
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Of all the veggies out there – zucchini has to be one of our favorites. It’s low carb, versatile, quick to cook and EASY to prepare (all of the best things when it comes to cooking!)
Zucchini is the ultimate veggie whether you’re looking for a pasta substitute, a way to bulk up your meals, or if you’re just looking to sneak veggies in a treat!
We’ve rounded up some of our favorite zucchini recipes for you to enjoy below!
Healthy Breakfast Recipes with Zucchini
Sweet Potato Zucchini Muffins from Bucket List Tummy are a tasty, portable dairy-free muffin for your little ones. These zucchini and sweet potato muffins are full of veggies and provide a dairy-free option. Natural maple syrup and mashed sweet potatoes add natural sweetness and flavor for a tasty treat all year round
This Zucchini Noodle Breakfast Bowl from the Almond Eater features zucchini noodles covered in an avocado cream sauce and topped with roasted sweet potatoes and a fried egg. Grain free, dairy free, sugar free, and absolutely delicious!
Healthy Dinners with Zucchini
We commonly use zucchini for dinner recipes! Zoodles are our favorite way to eat zucchini with dinner, but there are tons of other ideas here to creatively use zucchini at your main meal!
Seared Scallops over Zoodles from A Sassy Spoon have a creamy avocado sauce that is so yummy. No dairy, no preservatives, no added sugars, and absolutely delicious!
Whole30 Pesto Chicken Zucchini Noodles are pretty much summer in a meal. Paleo and gluten free, this easy dinner comes together in under 30 minutes!
Whole30 Greek Chicken Zucchini Noodles are an easy, healthy weeknight dinner. Made with only 10 ingredients, gluten free, paleo, low carb + so delicious!
Whole 30 Turkey Bolognese Stuffed Zucchini an easy weeknight dinner that’s ready in under an hour. Hearty & yummy!
Zucchini Turkey Meatballs from Jane Ariel Katz are made in a homemade red curry sauce using a handful of pantry staples. Easy and delicious!
Lemon Chicken Soup is great with pasta or zucchini noodles – but we love zoodles in it!
Zucchini Pizza Boats from Eat the Gains will totally satisfy your pizza craving! Loaded with meat, pizza sauce, and cheese, and baked for 30 minutes for a low carb spin on pizza.
Chicken Caprese Zucchini Noodles are an easy, light, summer dinner. Made with spiralized zucchini and fresh tomatoes, they’re gluten free and delicious!
Honey Sriracha Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner is a yummy one pan meal that uses zucchini for one of the side dishes.
Zucchini Pizza Crust from Fresh Fit Kitchen is the perfect low carb dinner. Zucchini has a much lighter flavor that cauliflower which is typically used in a low carb pizza crust recipe.
Healthy Zucchini Side Dishes
Sometimes zucchini deserves to be the star of the show – which is why we love side dishes that highlight it with a few other simple ingredients.
Healthy Zucchini Tomato Bake is an easy way to use up all your summer vegetables. Fresh, healthy and full of flavor- it’s the perfect side dish!
Grilled Zucchini from Hot Pan Kitchen is as easy as it gets. Cut up the zucchini, cover it with oil and some salt for seasoning, then get it on the bbq. A simple and healthy way to enjoy this summer veggie!
Grilled Vegetables in Foil are perfect for summer. Zucchini, yellow squash and cherry tomatoes are mixed together in a paleo, keto and whole30 friendly side dish!
Healthy Zucchini Tots from Fresh Fit Kitchen are the perfect low carb, vegetarian snack or appetizer for using up summertime zucchini.
Calabacitas from Isabel Eats is made from sauteed zucchini and squash, corn, onions, peppers, tomatoes and cheese. It’s healthy, comforting and super satisfying, even for the biggest of meat lovers!
Marinated Zucchini and Red Onions from Spices in my DNA are the perfect snack, salad topper, bowl mix-in, or side dish to any meal! They are made with white wine vinegar, good quality extra virgin olive oil, garlic, herbs, and spices. Super quick to throw together, and to keep in the fridge all week!
Oven Baked Zucchini Fries from I Heart Vegetables are baked in the oven with just a bit of oil! They’re a delicious healthy alternative to traditional fries!
Healthy Zucchini Dessert Recipes
Zucchini isn’t just meant to be savory – we love it in desserts too! It adds moisture to breads, cakes and cookies!
Fudgy Chocolate Zucchini Cookies from the Natural Nurturer are a soft and delicious treat that are easy to make. Veggie-loaded for a little extra healthy goodness, they are Paleo, gluten free and dairy-free.
Healthy Zucchini Bread is perfect for a simple snack or nutritious breakfast. Low in sugar, gluten free & so delicious – everyone will love it!
Paleo Chocolate Zucchini Bread from Tessa Domestic Diva is easily done all inside your blender or food processor….no one will ever know that zucchini and hemp are hiding in this tender, chocolaty bread!
Keto Chocolate Zucchini Cake from Family on Keto is an easy recipe for moist and rich chocolate cake!