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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

 

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Recipe

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

These are not necessarily healthy, but it is nice to get some extra vegetables where ever you can.

Times

  • Prep Time : 10 minutes min
  • Cook Time : 15 minutes min
  • Ready Time : 25 min

Servings

12 s

Ingredients

  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetend cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup grated zucchini
  • 11/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and cardamom
  • 1/2 cup walnuts

Directions

Preparation

1 Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease 12 cup muffin tins. In a large bowl beat the eggs, beat in the sugar and oil.
2 Add the cocoa, vanilla, zucchini and stir well. Stir in the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and spices. Mix until moist.
3 Pour batter into prepared muffin tins. Sprinkle the walnuts over each muffin (my son loves to do this part as he makes sure every muffin get its share). Bake at 350 for about 20 minutes.

Special instructions

These are not necessarily healthy, but it is nice to get some extra vegetables where ever you can.

About Tamar Genger MA, RD

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Tamar lives in New York and is the mother of three amazing children, a Registered Dietitian, professor of Nutrition, and as you can probably guess, a foodie! Tamar loves to travel with her family and visits kosher restaurants wherever she goes. Although she loves the sights, she spends more time talking about the restaurants and food she ate! As a mom and a nutritionist, Tamar tries to balance her passion for healthy cooking with her insatiable desire for chocolate!

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