Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

When you start a recipe with the world “healthy,” I always wonder.. but does it taste good!?

I gave these a try for myself and even my husband didn’t know they were “healthy” they are SO SO good!

  1. 1 1/2 Cup white whole wheat flour (you can use normal all purpose flour)
  2. 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  3. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  4. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  5. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/3 cup vanilla almond milk
  7. 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted and cooled
  8. 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  9. 1 large egg
  10. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  11. 2 cups shredded zucchini
  12. 3/4 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Line muffin tin with paper liners or spray with cooking spray. Set aside.

  1. In a medium, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together almond milk, coconut oil, maple syrup, egg, and vanilla extract. Stir in the shredded zucchini until well combined.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the zucchini mixture and stir until just combined, don’t over mix. Stir in chocolate chips.
  4. Divide batter evenly into muffin cups. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out mostly clean. Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Amount Per Serving

Calories 186

Calories from Fat 81

% Daily Value*

Fat 9g 14%

Saturated Fat 7g 35%

Cholesterol 14mg 5%

Sodium 157mg 7%

Potassium 149mg 4%

Carbohydrates 26g 9%

Fiber 3g 12%

Sugar 11g 12%

Protein 4g 8%