Best Chocolate Zucchini Loaf Recipe (with ACV and Maple Syrup)

Zucchini is abundant in nutrients, particularly in fiber, which keeps you regular and lowers the risk of problems like constipation, hemorrhoids, and even colon cancer. It contains a flavonoid which combats free radicals, which helps keep cancer at bay.

According to one study, regular consumption of zucchini and foods like cabbage and avocados led to a lower risk of mouth, throat, and stomach cancers. Some of the key benefits of these foods include improved digestion, improved eye health, diabetes prevention, improved heart health, anti-inflammatory properties, and more.

Most people are already fully aware of zucchini`s health benefits, so they use it as part of their daily diet. But, what about baking with zucchini? Here are some of the reasons why you should try it:

  • Very filling!
  • Adds extra moisture to your recipes
  • Boosts your fiber intake
  • Helps you add more veggies to your diet
  • Relatively low in calories!

Chocolate Zucchini Loaf Recipe

This extremely satisfying recipe makes a great snack for any time of the day! Check it out:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup zucchini shredded then squeezed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 Cup Chocolate hazelnut butter blend
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • Pinch of sea salt

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 400°F
  • Mix the maple syrup, hazelnut butter, vanilla, and sea salt
  • Add the apple cider vinegar and baking soda, mix
  • Add shredded zucchini
  • Scoop into loaf pan and bake for 35-50 minutes
  • Set aside and allow it cool

Delicious Ways to Use Zucchini in Your Diet

  • Top a frozen pizza with sliced zucchini and bake
  • Cook sliced zucchini with peppers and onions
  • Add zucchini to stir-fries (add them during the last five minutes of cooking)
  • Make a zucchini salad with ricotta and lemon
  • Pure a small zucchini with avocado, vinegar, and olive oil!
  • Make a lean burger with meat like chicken or turkey and add grated zucchini to add moisture
  • Add a piece of zucchini to your favorite smoothie
  • Add zucchini to your fav pesto recipe!
  • Add a cup of grated zucchini to your meatballs to make them moister
  • Make your own chocolate zucchini brownies
  • Make tasty lasagna by using zucchini in the place of noodles!