It seems like it's been years since I planted the garden. I check every day, looking for new growth. I'm greedy, I wanted to happen now.
I do have a bumper crop of basil. I've picked a bunch, and filled ice cube trays with it. Covered the basil with water - a couple of hours in the freezer and I have basil ice cubes. Terrific for spaghetti sauce in the fall and winter. And also? Drop a few in a jug of lemonade. It's super yummy. Trust me.
Yesterday I picked the first two zucchini.
They taste even better than they look.
Thoroughly scrubbed two zucchini and shred them. Do not peel them, as the green flakes look very pretty in the muffins. In a separate bowl, beat four eggs, 1 cup of Greek vanilla yogurt, and I teaspoon of vanilla. In a third bowl, mix 2 cups of flour, 1 cup white whole wheat flour (I used 3 cups regular flour because that's all I had), 2 cups of sugar, and two scoops of protein powder. Stir well, and add 1 tablespoon baking powder and 1/2 teaspoons baking soda.
Combine the wet and dry ingredients. Mix in the zucchini, and the zest of one lemon. together. Bake in well greased muffin tins at 350.I can't tell you how long, because I'm not really that kind of baker.