Lower in Fat and sugar than most zucchini carrot breads, this fabulous recipe is one to be sure and save!
It incorporates applesauce and greek yogurt to cut down on oil, flaxseed for fiber and healthy fats, protein powder to satisfy hunger, and last but not least…veggies!
Healthiest Zucchini Carrot Bread
Makes 1 loaf – 10 Servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time : 50-60 minutes
1 cup : whole wheat flour
½ cup : quinoa flour
1 scoop : protein powder
2 tbsp : ground flaxseed (optional)
1 ½ tsp : cinnamon
½ tsp : nutmeg
1 tsp : baking soda
½ tsp : salt
1/8 tsp : baking powder
1 : egg
½ cup : sugar
2 tbsp. : brown sugar, packed
3 packets : stevia (optional…I did not add this time but have before)
1 tbsp : coconut oil
¼ cup : greek yogurt
1/2 cup : unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp : vanilla
¼ cup : almond milk (optional – use if mixture is dry)
1 1/2 cups : grated zucchini*
1/2 cup : grated carrots *
(Continue reading for directions and nutritional information)
*Use your Vitamix to chop veggies in 10 seconds.
In one bowl mix together the dry ingredients. In a separate bowl mix the wet items listed above.
Slowly stir vegetables into the wet mixture followed by the dry ingredients.
Pour into greased bread pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 50-60 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Recipe nutritional calculated from SparkPeople Recipe Calculator. It was based on the ingredients listed above, including the ground flaxseed.
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