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Enlightened Zucchini Bread

 
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You now have a healthier alternative to eating zucchini bread without sacrificing taste. With the option to make 1 or 2 loaves, this easy to make zucchini bread recipe is a great end of the summer snack for the whole family. 
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Ingredients:

1 loaf
  • 1½ cup whole-wheat pastry flour*
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon 
  • 1/4 tsp each, ground cloves and nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup sugar 
  • 2 egg whites 
  • 1/4 cup skim milk or nonfat plain yogurt 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 1 T lemon juice 
  • 1/4 tsp lemon extract
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini, unpeeled
  • 1/2 cup nuts 

2 loaves
  • 3 cups whole-wheat pastry flour*
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp each, ground cloves and nutmeg
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup skim milk or nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 T lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp lemon extract
  • 2 cups shredded zucchini, unpeeled
  • 1 cup nuts
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Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven at 350°F.
  2. Coat 1 or 2 loaf pans with cooking spray.
  3. Mix whole-wheat pastry flour*, baking soda, baking powder, ground cinnamon, ground cloves and nutmeg together in small or medium bowl.
  4. Beat sugar, egg whites, skim milk or nonfat plain yogurt, vanilla extract, lemon juice, lemon extract together in a large bowl.
  5. Stir shredded zucchini, unpeeled into wet ingredients.
  6. Add and stir in the dry ingredients until combined.
  7. Stir in nuts.
  8. Divide batter evenly between pan(s).
  9. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
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Servings:

2
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Nutritional Value:

Calories:140
Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Fiber: 2.5 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium 73 mg
Protein 3.5 g
Total Carbohydrate: 25 g
Sugars: 13 g
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Source: www.Zonya.com