Healthy Zucchini Muffins

My excess of zucchini and forcing me to try new recipes.  This recipe is for a healthy zucchini muffin, or healthier.  They are delicious moist and more of a cinnamon flavor then zucchini.

 

Healthy Zucchini Muffins

Ingredients

  • 4 3/4 ounces whole-wheat flour (about 1 cup)
  • 3 ounces all-purpose flour (about 2/3 cup)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/3 cups shredded zucchini
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil(or applesauce)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 large egg
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. 2. Weigh or lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine whole-wheat flour and next 6 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl; stir with a whisk. Combine zucchini, milk, oil, honey, and egg in a small bowl; stir until blended. Make a well in center of flour mixture; add milk mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray.
  3. 3. Combine 1 tablespoon sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon; sprinkle over tops of muffins. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes or until golden. Remove from pans immediately; cool on a wire rack.

It even has the nutritional data!

Amount per serving

  • Calories: 145
  • Fat: 3.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 3.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 27.1g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Cholesterol: 21mg
  • Iron: 1.1mg
  • Sodium: 154mg
  • Calcium: 58mg
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3 thoughts on “Healthy Zucchini Muffins

  1. Shelbyyy :)) says:

    Hey Peri, just wanted to let you know I also have a lot of zucchini and decided to make these! They were amazing!! Btw hows your summer haven’t talked to you in a while! Love and miss you!

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