Zucchini is a great source of antioxidants, vitamin C, potassium, and B vitamins.
One of the easiest and most delicious ways to get zucchini in to your diet is by baking it in to a bread!
Zucchini bread is a versatile dish that can be eaten as a snack or as a dessert!
Loaded with fiber, spices, and fat-soluble nutrients, this delicious low-carb treat is sure to please the whole family!
Erythritol gives this bread just the right amount sweetness without adding any extra carbs. Walnuts add healthy omega-3 fats as well as more vitamins and minerals.
So go ahead and try out this tasty and nutritious treat today!
3 pasture-raised/organic eggs
½ cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
2 ½ cups organic almond flour
1 ½ cups erythritol
½ teaspoon sea salt
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon organic nutmeg powder
1 teaspoon organic cinnamon powder
¼ teaspoon organic ginger powder
1 cup organic zucchini, grated
½ cup organic walnuts, chopped
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Grate the zucchini.
- Combine wet ingredients (eggs, butter, and vanilla extract) in a large mixing bowl and whisk until well combined.
- Use another bowl, and mix together the dry ingredients (almond flour, erythritol, salt, baking powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger).
- Put the grated zucchini in a cheesecloth or paper towel and squeeze out the excess water.
- Whisk the zucchini into the wet mixture.
- While mixing, lowly add dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until fully blended.
- Oil a 9×5 loaf pan, and spoon in the zucchini bread batter.
- Add the chopped walnuts on top of the zucchini bread.
- Using a spatula, gently press the walnuts into the batter.
- Bake for 60-70 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean from the middle of the loaf.
Makes 16 slices.
Nutrition Facts (per slice):
Fat: 19 grams
Net Carbs: 2.6 grams
Protein: 5.6 grams
How did your zucchini bread turn out? Let us know in the comments below!
Recipe adapted from ruled.me