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Meatless Monday: National Zucchini Day

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Happy Meatless Monday and National Zucchini Day!!  Today’s recipe to celebrate is zucchini banana bread.  And the best part…there is NO flour in this bread!  And, after tasting this recipe, I’m not sure why you would need to have flour in your bread.  This is a delicious, healthy, and perfect a few minutes after pulling it out of the oven.  This is definitely going to be a staple in my kitchen.  Give this recipe a try to celebrate National Zucchini Day and you will not be disappointed! 

2 1/2 cups rolled oats 

1 cup mashed banana 

1 cup finely grated zucchini, loosely packed (200g)

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp cinnamon

3/4 tsp baking powder

3/4 tsp salt

1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract

1/3 cup oil OR milk of choice

1/2 cup pure maple syrup, agave, or honey

1 and 1/2 tbsp vinegar

optional 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Zucchini Banana Bread Ingredients

Zucchini Banana Bread Ingredients

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Preheat oven to 350

Spray a 9×5 loaf pan very well, making sure to go up the sides

Put the oats in a blender and blend until a fine powder forms

Add all other ingredients (except optional chips) and blend until smooth

Zucchini Banana Bread Mixture

Zucchini Banana Bread Mixture

Stir in chips, if using

Stirring in the chocolate chips

Stirring in the chocolate chips

Pour the batter into the prepared pan

Ready to go into the oven!

Ready to go into the oven!

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Then bake on the middle rack for 35 minutes

Turn the oven off, but DON’T open the oven

Let the bread sit in the closed oven for another 10 minutes

Freshly Baked Zucchini Banana Bread

Freshly Baked Zucchini Banana Bread

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Then remove from the oven and let cool completely before going around the sides with a knife, then inverting onto a plate

Cutting into the bread!

Cutting into the bread!

Flourless Zucchini Banana Bread!

Flourless Zucchini Banana Bread!

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Zucchini Banana Bread
Serves 14
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
55 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
55 min
176 calories
24 g
1 g
8 g
3 g
2 g
59 g
224 g
12 g
0 g
6 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
59g
Servings
14
Amount Per Serving
Calories 176
Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g
13%
Saturated Fat 2g
8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 1mg
0%
Sodium 224mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates 24g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
8%
Sugars 12g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A
1%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
4%
Iron
5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 2 1/2 cups rolled oats
  2. 1 cup mashed banana
  3. 1 cup finely grated zucchini, loosely packed
  4. 1 tsp baking soda
  5. 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  6. 3/4 tsp baking powder
  7. 3/4 tsp salt
  8. 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  9. 1/3 cup oil OR milk of choice
  10. 1/2 cup pure maple syrup, agave, or honey
  11. 1 and 1/2 tbsp vinegar
  12. optional 1/2 cup chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Spray a 9×5 loaf pan very well, making sure to go up the sides
  3. Put the oats in a blender and blend until a fine powder forms
  4. Add all other ingredients (except optional chips) and blend until smooth
  5. Stir in chips, if using
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan, then bake on the middle rack for 35 minutes
  7. Turn the oven off, but DON’T open the oven
  8. Let the bread sit in the closed oven for another 10 minutes
  9. Then remove from the oven and let cool completely before going around the sides with a knife, then inverting onto a plate
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calories
176
fat
8g
protein
3g
carbs
24g
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 Celebrate National Zucchini Day with a few zucchini recipes below!

Chicken Zucchini Burgers:  http://www.newsforchews.com/2016/01/chicken-zucchini-burgers/

Zucchini Boat Pizzas:  http://www.newsforchews.com/2015/10/zucchini-boat-pizzas/

Zucchini Roll Ups:  http://www.newsforchews.com/2015/08/zucchini-roll-ups/

Chocolate Zucchini Brownies:  http://www.newsforchews.com/2015/08/zucchini-brownies/

“Fried” Zucchini:  http://www.newsforchews.com/2015/06/thirsty-thursday-fried-zucchini/

Zucchini Tuna Melt Boats:  http://www.newsforchews.com/2015/06/zucchini-tuna-melt-boats/

Zucchini Carpaccio:  http://www.newsforchews.com/2015/06/meatless-monday-zucchini-carpaccio/

Zoodle Shrimp Scampi:  http://www.newsforchews.com/2015/04/zoodle-shrimp-scampi/

Stay hungry!

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