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


  • 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


  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

Tom Umbach

Tom Umbach

Bariatrics is Dr. Umbach’s Passion! His practice is 100% devoted to helping Las Vegas gastric sleeve and gastric bypass clients achieve healthier lifestyles. It brings him great pleasure to see clients shed their excess weight and enjoy the simple pleasures of life – playing with their children or grandchildren, riding a roller coaster for the first time, or starting to date and travel.

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