July is Zucchini Month at Veggie Buds Club and we are excited to bring you this summer treat from Heather at Happy Kids Kitchen! You can find more recipes and tons of fun zucchini activities in our "Zany for Zucchini!" eBook, check it out here.
This recipe was developed by Heather Staller, a mom of two boys, ages 6 and 4, and cooking instructor specializing in bringing cooking into preschool classrooms. After college, Heather knew she wanted to be a teacher, but first followed her lifelong dream of going to culinary school. Teaching cooking combines both of her passions, and she truly enjoys introducing young children to the joys of cooking with fresh ingredients. Find Heather on Instagram (@heather.happykidskitchen), where she shares inventive kid-friendly recipes and ideas for cooking with kids at home.
Chocolate Zucchini Fudgesicles
Blending up zucchini into a creamy, chocolate smoothie and freezing it in molds, makes for a yummy frozen treat perfect for summertime. Not only are these treats made with a handful of wholesome ingredients, they are packed with nutritious zucchini! This is the perfect recipe to get the kids in the kitchen with you and get those veggie skeptics on board with trying the veggie of the month. If you want to enjoy this treat right away, there are also instructions below on how to turn the smoothie into a frosty milkshake.