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Zucchini Muffins

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12
This quick and healthy muffin recipe idea can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.


  • 2 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda                                                                   
  • 2 tsp cinnamon                                                                      
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce                                  
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup 1% non-fat milk
  • 1 medium banana, mashed
  • 1/4 cup honey                                                                        
  • 1 large zucchini, grated 
  • Non-stick cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, add all dry ingredients & mix well.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, add applesauce, oil, milk, banana & honey. Mix well. Stir in zucchini.
  4. Add applesauce mixture to dry ingredients. Mix well.
  5. Lightly coat muffin pan with cooking spray. Fill cups half-full with muffin mix. Bake 15-20 minutes, or until tops are browned. To check, insert a knife in the middle. If ready, it will come out clean.
  6. Let muffins cool to firm, or enjoy tender & warm.  


Give it some crunch! Add in some nuts like walnut or pecans to change up the texture.

Nutrition Facts

12 servings per recipe
Serving size (85g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
    Saturated Fat 1g 5%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 220mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
    Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
    Total Sugars 9g  
Includes 6g Added Sugars
Protein 3g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 198mg 4%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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