Zucchini Chocolate Bread

Zucchini Chocolate Bread

With Easter right around the corner, are you wondering how you might ween the kids off over-indulging in hot cross buns, chocolate eggs and bunnies and other sweet treats left by the Easter Bunny? Just because it is the season of chocolate, doesn't mean eating healthy is out of the question.

Below is a simple and healthy recipe from Eat Like A Pro by Beko that offer a nutritious yet delicious twist to Easter foods, helping parents manage potential sugar meltdowns and chocolate cravings. Full of wholesome and fresh ingredients, these recipes are perfect for getting the kids involved in the kitchen and take the challenge out of feeding nutritious meals this Easter.

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It's no secret most kids love chocolate – and encouraging healthy eating doesn't mean your family has to go without this Easter. This unconventional chocolate bread recipe is jam-packed full of goodness as zucchini is low in sodium and high in potassium to maintain healthy blood pressure with an added chocolate kick.

200g finely grated zucchini
200g whole wheat flour
50g oat flour
50ml coconut oil
5g baking powder
5g baking soda
5g salt
8g dark cocoa powder
3g nutmeg
A pinch of coconut sugar
3g of ground garlic
20g ground flax seeds
60ml grape juice
50ml milk
5g vanilla extract
15g molasses
A pinch of tapioca
Olive oil

Preheat oven to 190 oC.
Add all the ingredients, except olive oil, into a bowl.
Combine thoroughly.
Grease a mini bread loaf tray with olive oil.
Bake in the oven for about 1 hour.

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