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Healthified Zucchini Bread

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50% less fat • 21% fewer calories • 2g more fiber than the original recipe. Have a bumper crop of zucchini? Capture that classic taste in a lightened version that's only half the fat of the original recipe.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 35 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups shredded zucchini (about 2 medium)
1
cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2
cup canola oil
3/4
cup fat-free egg product or 3 eggs
2
teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2
cups sugar
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups whole wheat flour
3
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottoms only of 2 (8x4-inch) loaf pans with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix zucchini, applesauce, oil, egg product, vanilla and sugar until well blended. Stir in all remaining ingredients except walnuts until well blended. Stir in walnuts. Spoon batter evenly into pans.
  • 3 Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen sides of loaves from pans; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Info

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

The Original vs. Healthified

Live Better America lets you enjoy your favorite dishes without worry or guilt. Our nutritionists switch ingredients, reduce amounts and use other kitchen tricks to turn the original recipes into Healthified recipes that are good and good for you.

Before After
1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
3 eggs 1/2 cup canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup fat-free egg product or 3 eggs
2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups Gold Medal® whole wheat flour
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
230 (before)
180 (after)
Total Fat
 
 
12 g (before)
6 g (after)

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

Bake 65 to 75 minutes.

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 12/09/2013. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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