Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins - Dietetic Directions - Dietitian and Nutritionist in Kitchener/Waterloo
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Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Muffins make a convenient snack option when you are on the go.  I often pair this delectable zucchini chocolate chip muffin with a yogurt or a portion of cheese.  Be sure to freeze extras to have them ready and fresh when you need them!


Serves: 12

Prep time: 15-20 minutes

Cook time: 20-25 minutes



1 ½ cup whole wheat flour

¾ cup white sugar

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

½ tsp salt

1 egg

½ cup vegetable oil

¼ cup milk

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp vanilla

1 cup shredded zucchini

½ cup chocolate chips

½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)



  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine dry ingredients into mixing bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together egg, oil, milk, lemon juice and vanilla.
  4. Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients with a spoon.
  5. Fold in zucchini and chocolate chips.
  6. Portion into muffin tins and bake for 20-25 minutes.