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‘A’pples to ‘Z’ucchini ~ How To Survive The Public Pool Scene

Swim lessons at the public pool.

Monday morning.  ‘B’ and Z’ were raring to go. We arrived…

It was like walking into a Hieronymus Bosch painting;  mayhem, confusion, screaming, panic, tortured moans – and that was just the adults.  Needless to say ‘Z’ was having none of it, and I don’t blame her.  Clinging in terror to someone’s leg sounded like a good idea to me too, only I had to remind myself that behavior is generally frowned upon in a 48yr old.

‘B’ had a great time and excelled with his usual physical aplomb. When it was over, I gathered up flip-flops, towels, my jangled nerves, and set back off  to the safety of saner surroundings…

I am happy to report the rest of the week went swimmingly well (sorry, I can hear your groans from here).  There seemed to be a sort of ‘culling’ of the herd, and the crowd was smaller and exceedingly calmer the next day.  ‘Z’ is in the water now and doing well, and ‘B’ is in danger of growing gills and a fin….whew…okay…ready for week two.

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Zucchini is excellent for FMS with its anti-oxidants, beta-carotene, anti-inflammatory qualities, and vitamin C.  My zucchs have not matured yet,  but a friend of mine who planted in February gave me a few of hers the other night.

~Zucchini Fritters~

~1-2 lbs zucchini, grated

~1/4 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese

~1/4 cup all purpose flour, or GF flour

~1 egg

~2 tbsp. minced onion

~1 tsp baking soda

~1/2 tsp sea salt

~2 tbsp. olive or refined coconut oil

Combine all ing (except oil) in bowl and let sit for 15 min.  Heat oil in pan and drop spoonful of mix onto hot oil flattening out fritter for even cooking.  Cook about 3-5 min on med heat on each side.  Drain on paper towel.

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18 Comments

  • Reply
    Tina Muir
    June 8 at 7:41 am

    Awesome! these sound great! Healthy AND delicious! Thanks so much for linking up with us today for Meatless Monday!

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      Red
      June 8 at 8:40 am

      They are good, thanks Tina 🙂

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    Deborah Brooks
    June 8 at 8:08 am

    I made something really similar back at hannukah time yummy! Thanks for linking up with us today for meatless Monday!

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      Red
      June 8 at 8:41 am

      They did remind me of potato latkes! 🙂

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    Mary Beth Jackson
    June 9 at 6:05 am

    ohh the fritters look delish!

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    Red
    June 9 at 6:23 am

    Thank you Mary Beth! 🙂

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    Gentle Joy
    June 10 at 7:22 am

    Looks good… zucchini is a favorite for me… love it in pancakes, bread and more…. and that helps to overcome the resistance to it that some in my family show. 🙂

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      Red
      June 10 at 9:38 am

      So true Joy! Great way to sneak in the vegetable AND nuts 😉

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    Debbie
    June 10 at 1:45 pm

    I am not a major fan of zucchini, but this recipe of yours seems to be my thing.
    I am pinning it for later.
    Thanks for sharing it!

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      Red
      June 10 at 3:23 pm

      Thanks Debbie! They really are good and more nutritious that potato latkes 🙂

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    Bri with Simple Delights
    June 10 at 2:19 pm

    Wow these look great! I am going to pin this recipe and make it sometime soon. Thanks for sharing!

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      Red
      June 10 at 3:25 pm

      Thanks Bri! They’d make a great side dish to the ‘Rib Eye’ steak you made! 😉

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    Deborah Davis
    June 14 at 9:32 am

    Yumymy! I am delighted that you shared your healthy and delectable Zucchini Fritters recipe with us on the Healthy Happy Green and Natural Party Blog Hop. I appreciate it. I’m pinning and sharing.

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      Red
      June 14 at 1:12 pm

      Your Welcome Deborah! Thanks as always for the pin and tweet! 🙂

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    Jenny
    June 16 at 12:36 pm

    Oh you have just made me drool as always love your recipes and great post hunny. Thank you so much for linking up to Share With Me. Hope to see you again tomorrow for another great round. #sharewithme

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      Red
      June 16 at 1:05 pm

      Thanks so much Jenny! I’ll see you tomorrow! 😉

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    Deborah Davis
    June 16 at 7:28 pm

    What a delectable dish! Zucchini is so versatile. Thank you for sharing your healthy and delicious Zucchini Fritters recipe with us on the Plant-Based Potluck Party Link Up. I’m pinning and sharing.

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    Red
    June 16 at 7:59 pm

    Thanks Deborah as always! 😉

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