Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread

Try this healthier take on zucchini bread for your next brunch.

It’s rich with a moist crumb just like the less healthy versions of this comfort food, but it’s made with wholesome ingredients.

Applesauce and coconut oil give it great texture and a touch of sweetness. Even though it’s better for you this zucchini bread still considered a treat, so don’t overdo it.

Leftover slices can be wrapped individually and stored in the freezer for future meals.

Also try our Gluten-Free Banana Bread!

Watch 21 Day Fix creator Autumn Calabrese and her brother, chef Bobby Calabrese make a similar version of this Zucchini Bread recipe on their healthy cooking show, FIXATE!

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Zucchini Bread

This healthier take on zucchini bread has a moist crumb like traditional versions of this recipe, but it's made with all-natural, good-for-you ingredients.
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 20 servings, 1 slice each
Calories 121 kcal
Author BODi


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 6 large egg whites
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ¾ tsp. sea salt
  • 3 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • cups grated zucchini
  • ½ cup chopped raw walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Lightly coat two 9 x 5-inch loaf pans with spray.
  3. Combine egg whites, oil, applesauce, sugar, and extract in a large bowl. Set aside.
  4. Combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon in a medium bowl; mix well.
  5. Add flour mixture to egg mixture; mix until just blended.
  6. Fold in zucchini and walnuts; mix until just blended.
  7. Divide batter evenly between the two pans.
  8. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until golden brown and tester inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Cool bread in pans for 5 to 10 minutes, remove from pans and transfer to rack; cool completely.

Recipe Notes

Leftover slices can be wrapped individually and stored in the freezer for future meals. 

Nutrition Facts
Zucchini Bread
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 121 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 191mg8%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 4g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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