Chocolate Zucchini Bread

FullSizeRender.jpgServes: 12

Prep time: 5 min.

Baking time: 45 min.

Ingredients:

2 ¼ C blanched almond flour

½ C unsweetened cocoa powder

½ tsp sea salt

1 tsp baking soda

4 eggs

¼ C coconut oil

½ C + 2 Tbsp. maple syrup

1 ½ C zucchini, grated (I used food processor)

½ C unsweetened applesauce (optional if you want to make it moister)

Instructions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F and grease a loaf pan.
  2. Combine dry ingredients followed by the eggs, coconut oil, maple syrup and zucchini.
  3. Bake for 45-50 minutes.

Nutrition Facts per serving (80 g)

Calories: 234
Fat Calories:149.4

Total Fat 17g

Saturated Fat 5.4g

Cholesterol 54.4mg

Sodium 23.7mg

Total Carb 18g

Dietary Fiber 3.7g

Sugars 11.1g

Protein 7.2g


Why it’s healthy?

  • Low-carb, gluten-free, paleo.
  • Good source of fiber.
  • It does contain a higher fat percentage compared to carbs and protein, so be mindful if you are watching your total fat intake. Good news is, contains GOOD types of fat.