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Roasted Zucchini Sticks

Hello to all!!  I hope your weekend was wonderful, wishing everyone a good week!!

If your like me always on the look out to try new snacks,  and I am not referring to junk food snacks but Veggies snacks and if you are watching or not watching your weight, either way you will enjoy this delicious snack that I made yesterday.  Since I am on a diet, and I don’t always follow my diet,  I like adding different snacks in between meals than the usual yogurt or fruit.  Yep, on a diet pffff, I kind of put on a few pounds/kilos during the winter and need to lose them.  I have been at it for a while now, and it’s going well, ohhh I also started powering walking again, which I enjoy. The weather has been so good it is great to be outside…I tried the kickboxing exercise at home butttt hmmm I think that really isn’t for me. 🙁  But it is good to try new things so that you know which fits and which don’t right?? 🙂



So, these veggies are roasted and dipped in Italian breadcrumbs and or if you prefer you can dip them into plain breadcrumbs and just add a pinch of garlic, or onion to taste.  I sometimes dip them into Greek Yogurt just to give each bite a bit more of a boost in taste than they already have, 🙂 but believe me if you try this recipe you will just love them. 🙂  

P.S.  hardly any calories to these hehehehe

Ingredients:

Prep Time: 10 minutes – Cooking Time: 30 minutes 

2 large Zucchini (sliced in strips)

2 Egg Whites (Whisked)

2 1/2 cups Italian seasoning

2 cups Parmesan Cheese

Pepper

Onion or Garlic Powder (optional)

Preparation:

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In a large bowl add the Italian Seasoning, Parmesan Cheese and Pepper. Mix to combine

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In a separate bowl whisk the Egg Whites.

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Cut Zucchini into stripes.

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Dip Zucchini stripes into the Egg Whites, and then dip into the Italian Seasoning.

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In a large baking pan oil brush the pan before placing the baking paper.  (this helps the paper to stay in one place).  

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Then place the zucchini in a pre- heated oven and bake for about 30 minutes at 180 degrees, depending on your oven.  They should turn out golden brown and crispy. 🙂 You can top off the Zucchini with either Garlic or Onion powder before you place it into the oven, but if your seasoning  is intense then there is no need to add any extra seasoning. unless of course you want the taste even stronger!! 🙂  it is completely up to you 🙂

Kali Orexi!! 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comments (37)

  • Megala 11 months ago Reply
    Look so delicious !
    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply
    Thank you so very much sweet Megala :)
  • PlantsandBeyond 11 months ago Reply
    Wow - sounds like most healthiest French fries 🍟;))
    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply
    Thanks so much Luda, they are delicious!!!
  • Well, my friend, "hardly" any calories are no calories at all ;) hahaha
    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply
    hahha Yep very true sweet friend :)
  • mistimaan 11 months ago Reply
    So tasty
    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply
    Thanks so much P!! :)
  • The Karavali Wok 11 months ago Reply
    Looks absolutely delicious !
    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply
    Thank you so very much so sorry for my late response. :(
  • Leani 11 months ago Reply
    These look amazing! I NEED to try this right now!
    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply
    Thank you so very much...please do and let me know what you think :) Huge hugs
    Leani 11 months ago
    You're welcome!
    foodzesty 11 months ago
    :)
  • kasiawrites 11 months ago Reply
    I love zucchini sticks!
    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply
    Me tooooooo they are delicious and hardly any calories Kasia :)
    kasiawrites 11 months ago
    🙌🏼
    foodzesty 11 months ago
    :)
  • dtills 11 months ago Reply
    Sorry you didn't love kickboxing Sophie! But as you said, it is good to try new things!! The zucchini sticks look amazing💕
    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply
    Yeah, Dee I tried it but I just couldn't get into it...But I absolutely agree that you need to try new things so that you can see what makes you feel good. I am back to power walking and debating if I should pick up a step board...because I really enjoy that with music and jumping hahahha
    dtills 11 months ago
    Post a video!!
  • Well, done, kickboxing :-) It is not for everyone I have to say. I tried it couple of times and I actually like it, however when it gets too intense I am not able :-D And courgette sticks - great idea :-) I should give it a go as we always have courgette at home
    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply
    I tried it but I just couldn't get into it...I am really fan of Step with music and power walking and of course YOGAAAAA
    You tried and that is good :-) So know you know what you really do not like. Ah really? I am struggling with yoga :-D I have tried it couple of times and I always felt so horrible... so I stopped :-D no more yoga for me :-D
    foodzesty 11 months ago
    I played tennis, power walked, did yoga for many many years but after the accident I had to stop it all...but now back to normal so I can do Yoga again but my arm won't let me do much. I find Yoga good for my inner self. :)
    You are amazing and I am happy to hear that you are able to be back! :-) Yes, with that I absolutely agree. I am trying now a bit of meditation and to be honest, it is not that bad... :-D But sometimes difficult to find a corner where no one reaches me in our noisy house :-D
    foodzesty 11 months ago
    I can understand...:)
  • Yum! Sound delicious and pretty easy to make. Can't wait to try them!
    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply
    Ahhhh Thank you so very much!! Let me know how they worked out :)
  • Yummy snack! I could maybe even get my kids to love zucchini!😉I'm also doing more exercising, and I also love power walking. Kickboxing is cool, I used to do Kung Fu, but that's a long time ago, lol. I also used to love to swim but can't do because of my shoulders. How is your arm doing? 😘
    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply
    Thanks so much!! Kung Fu fighting tatatatata hahaha seriously girl wow!! Kickboxing couldn't get into it...:) Back to power walking, but I found this great youtube video where this coach does Barefoot walking excersies its fabulous!!!
    Haha!😁😉It was really fun! Oooh that sounds amazing! Would you mind sharing the name of the youtube video?!
    foodzesty 10 months ago
    I thought I shared it ??? what in the world let me write it again...jessica smith tv
    foodzesty 10 months ago
    ufffff computersssss grrrrrrr
  • foodzesty 10 months ago Reply
    Hi Ursula of couse!!!! her youtube channel is Jessica smith tv :) She is really good!! I am doing a 4 week plan that she has and it is soooooo good.. She does have many plans to choose from so check it out and see which could be good for you and not to much jumping around for the arm :) Huge hugs
  • I'll check it out, thanks Sophie! I'll let you know what I think!😗
  • I quickly went over to that website and YouTube. I really like it, some are similar exercises that I do at home already. Now summer break is over and I need to get back doing a bit more again. I've been going to the gym with my son once a week, and I had to walk and hike a lot in Switzerland, hahaha😄

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