2 servings

Ingredients:

2 cups zucchini

½ cup crispy brown rice cereal

1 tsp ground flax

1 Tbsp brown rice syrup, divided

juice from 1 lemon

½ tsp ground cinnamon, divided

¼ tsp nutmeg

1 Tbsp Stevia

 

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350*.

Peel zucchini and cut in half lengthwise. Cut into thin slices and place in a bowl with the lemon juice, stevia, ¼ tsp cinnamon, nutmeg, and ½ Tbsp syrup. Toss until fully coated.

Spray two small glass baking dishes (1 ½ -2 cups) with nonstick cooking spray. Transfer zucchini into baking dish.

In a small bowl mix the brown rice crisps and the ground flax with a fork, crushing most of the crisps. Blend in ¼ tsp cinnamon and ½ Tbsp brown rice syrup. Top the zucchini evenly with mixture.

Bake uncovered for 40 minutes. Serve warm or cold. Top with plain nonfat Greek yogurt for some added protein.

Squash health benefits:

Vitamin A

  • natural anti-oxidant
  • essential vitamin for optimum eyesight

B Vitamins

  • aids in regulating blood sugar

Vitamin C

  • boosts immune system

Magnesium & Potassium

  • can improve blood circulation and helps prevent cardiovascular disease

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