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Zucchini Bread Recipe: A Healthy Baked Goodie for Any Time

By on 04/23/2018

Here’s a healthy bread recipe that is low sodium. This zucchini bread is a healthy snack for any time of the day.


  • cup all-purpose flour
  • cup whole wheat flour
  • tsp ground cinnamon
  • tsp baking soda
  • tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • eggs
  • tsp vanilla extract
  • cups grated zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly coat a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. Into a medium bowl, sift flours, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In a large bowl, beat sugar, applesauce, oil, eggs and vanilla. Mix in zucchini. Add dry ingredients and walnuts and stir well.
  • Transfer batter to prepared pan. Bake until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 1 hour 20 minutes. Cool bread in pan on rack for 15 minutes. Cut around bread to loosen. Turn out onto rack and cool completely.

Nutrition Info

Serving size: 1/2 inch thick slice
Serves 14

Calories: 249
Fat: 12g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 26mg
Sodium: 12mg
Carbohydrates: 31g
Fiber: 2g
Protein: 4g

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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017

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