Healthier Zucchini Bread: High Protein, Low Sugar, *and* Low Fat

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OK, ok. I teased you yesterday with a picture of this dessert bread – and now it’s time for me to spill it.

On Saturday, I headed to the farmer’s market to pick up my CSA, and found that I had more zucchini than I knew what to do with! However, when the farmer told me the big fat zucchini would be great for baking, it suddenly came to me. Clearly, I had to make zucchini bread.

But this isn’t any zucchini bread! It’s a healthier, high protein, low sugar, low fat version made with whole wheat flour, unflavored protein powder, and stevia.

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Now, I know what you’re thinking: healthy, low sugar, low fat? What about the taste? I hear you. When I make breads like banana dn zucchini bread, I don’t tend to substitute healthy ingredients. But let me guaruntee the taste is there, my friends…and it’s awfully delicious thanks to some tasty substitutions.

Trust me!

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Healthier Zucchini Bread: High Protein, Low Sugar, Low Fat

Prep time: 10 minutes
Bake time: 60 minutes

Ingredients

3 large egg whites
1/2 c. baking stevia (I used the NuNaturals More Fiber Baking Blend pictured above)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 c. unsweetened applesauce
2 c. grated zucchini (excess liquid squeezed out with hands)
1.5 c. whole wheat flour
1 c. protein powder (I used natural unsweetened Sun Warrior Brown Rice pp, but if you use flavored, use less stevia)
1 tsp. sea salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix together the eggwhites, stevia, vanilla, and apple sauce. In a separate bowl, mix together the rest of the ingredients. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet until incorporated. I was feeling chocolatey, so I also folded about a half cup of dark chocolate chips into the batter at the end. Spoon the batter into a greased loaf pan, and bake for one hour, or until a toothpick or knife comes out of the loaf clean.

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Promptly burn your tongue tasting it right out of the oven Winking smile

Happy Wednesday, everyone! I heading up stairs for an elliptical workout (40 minutes of intervals) and then will be off to train clients and work the day away! Have a fab one Smile

What’s your favorite dessert bread?

I know it’s not *technically* a dessert bread, but I can do some major damage to some sweet corn bread. Mmm mm!

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Comments

  1. This bread looks so amazing!!!! I cannot wait to try out the recipe! I love that its high in protein and low in sugar too!

  2. This looks perfect! I’m kind of hooked on my microwave protein cakes lately and the blueberry one really stole the show for me. I LOVE adding protein powder to my baked goods! Delicious and nutritious!

  3. I agree with Danielle. High protien, low sugar, low fat…love it. My favorite dessert bread is probably pumpkin. I see protein icings a lot lately, so I think I may try to make a high protein pumpkin bread topped with vanilla protein icing…thanks for the inspiration this morning!

  4. yum this bread looks good! Favorite bread is chocolate chip banana and corn bread is a close second!

  5. Yum!! I wonder if I could sub gf flour for the wheat?? I’m going to try!

  6. I’m so obsessed with zucchini lately, so this right up my alley! Looks great!

  7. Ohhhhhhhhhh thank you for posting this. When I get the motivation to actually bake, I want to try this. I am with Danielle, too – low sugar, low fat, and more protein? Yes please! How do you think coconut flour would compare to using whole wheat flour? Is there a huge difference in how it bakes?

  8. misszippy1 says:

    That looks amazing and love how you switched up the ingredients. I’m a big zucchini bread fan–I’d say it’s my favorite!

  9. I love zucchini bread and yet I’ve never made it before. I always just steal half a loaf when my mom makes it. :)

  10. I gotta make this with the next batch of zucchini my sis in law gives me from her garden!

  11. Love this! I am a sucker for any kind of dessert bread and love finding recipe variations that make them a little more healthy. And I have a ton of zucchini now from my parents garden so the timing is perfect!

  12. Yumm. I love banana bread. I cannot wait till my garden zuc’s are ready and I am going to make this loaf, thanks for sharing!

  13. That bread looks so good. I loveee zucchini bread, so i’ll definitely be coping this recipe soon :)

    **Along with zucchini, i love blueberry, banana & pumpkin!!

  14. Ah, I missed some of your blog posts I didn’t realize I needed to resubscribe..duh
    I have GOT to make this!! I have about 10 zucchinis at home that I should work with, and this looks like my type of recipe! Love it.

  15. Is there a difference between baking stevia and regular stevia? I have flavored protein powder, so I’m not sure how much less to do.

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