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Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread

Prep

Total

Yield 1 Loaf

This yummy zucchini bread is perfect as a snack or dessert. Remember though, that although there is no refined sugar in this recipe, it's still a treat, and moderation is key. Yes, I know it's hard to do! 🙂

 

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup honey (or pure maple syrup)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup grated zucchini
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
  • A few dark chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream coconut oil and honey. Add egg, zucchini, yogurt, and vanilla, mix on low until combined.
  3. Combine dry ingredients and add to batter. Mix on medium speed just until combined. Stir in nuts or chocolate chips if using them.
  4. Spray a standard size loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray. Pour batter into loaf pan. Bake 50-55 minutes or until a fork inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean.
  5. Allow to cool 15 minutes in pan before removing and cooling completely on a wire rack.
  6. Cut into slices.

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