One always needs a good chocolate loaf to whip up at the last minute, and what is better than one that is delicious AND has added greens?!
I had an old recipe on the blog for a chocolate zucchini bread but over the year I've changed and improved it 10 fold in my opinion.
This new and improved recipe is more cake like in texture, less dense and rises more (as a good loaf should), all the while being refined sugar, grain and (can be easily made) dairy free.
Why not whip some up for lunch boxes next week?
Makes: 1 large loaf
Time: 10 mins to make, 1 hour 15mins to bake
1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees and line a small loaf pan with baking paper.
2. Place all dry ingredients in a bowl and mix to combine.
3. Melt butter and add to the dry mix along with eggs and rice malt syrup. Add a splash of almond milk if mix is too sticky.
4. Grate zucchini then press moisture out with a paper towel of tea towel to remove as much liquid as possible. Gently fold in the grated zucchini and then spread into loaf pan smoothing the top.
5. Sprinkle loaf with chopped dark chocolate or walnuts.
6. Transfer to the oven and cook for 1 hour 15 minutes, or until skewer comes out clean.
Slice and enjoy with butter, ricotta or along side your favourite yoghurt.
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These super easy fritters are great for dinner or the lunch box. Packed full of goodness and perfect with some hummus, coconut yoghurt or sweet chilli sauce.
Double the recipe if you've got a big family to feed :)
Looking for a way to sneak more veg into your kids? Even your grown-up kids?
These are the perfect fit for little fingers are hold together well (despite having no binder!) so there won’t be crumbs all over the house!
Dip them in some tomato sauce, aioli or sweet chilli and watch them eat their veggies!