Zucchini Bread

Sweet breads don’t have to be on the no-no list if you use approved ingredients! Coconut and almond flours combined with applesauce, almond milk and protein powder and the key ingredients to this delicious seasonal bread.

Prep: 10 min

Cook: 40 min

6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 4 scoops vanilla flavored whey protein powder
  • 1/2 cup zero-calorie sweetener
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 medium zucchinis
  • Nonstick cooking spray

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add whey protein powder, sweetener, coconut flour, almond flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg, and stir.
  3. Add eggs, applesauce, almond milk, and vanilla extract.
  4. Using a hand mixer, mix on low speed until well combined.
  5. Finely grate zucchinis onto a cutting board.
  6. Using a clean dish towel, squeeze out liquid from the zucchini so it measures 1 packed cup. Discard liquid and any extra zucchini.
  7. Stir zucchini into the batter.
  8. Spray an 8-by-4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  9. Pour batter into pan.
  10. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  11. Let cool for 5 to 10 minutes.
  12. Cut and serve.

Recipe courtesy: questnutrition.com

Photo courtesy: theeightytwentyrule

Author Info

Blossom Nutritionist

Blossom Nutritionist

Jeni is our registered dietitian. She recently relocated to Las Vegas to escape the long, cold winters of northern Idaho. In addition to being our nutrition specialist, she is also a certified weightlifting and sports performance coach. In her free time, she can usually be found in the gym, hiking with her dogs…or spending entirely too much money at Ikea.

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