Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread

Isn’t it weird to think about pairing vegetables with dessert? This sneaky little recipe will ensure you are not only getting your sweet tooth fix, but getting in your greens as well! As an added bonus, its gluten free (of course!) and paleo. And delicious.

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread

Paleo Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread

Prep Time 12 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 2 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10 slices
Calories 275 kcal


  • Medium mixing bowl
  • loaf pan


  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini that has been squeezed of excess moisture (approximately 1 medium zucchini)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (we love using Lily’s!)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a loaf pan well or line with parchment paper.
  • Whisk together eggs, maple syrup, coconut oil and vanilla.
  • Mix in the almond flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt until evenly combined.
  • Fold in the zucchini, chocolate chips and walnuts.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes.


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 275, Total Fat: 22.6g, Saturated Fat: 7.9g, Cholesterol: 53.5mg, Sodium: 205.9mg, Total Carbohydrates: 19.6g, Dietary Fiber: 5.7g, Total Sugars: 7.7g, Protein: 7.3g 
Keyword zucchini bread, Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread

Let us know what you think in the comments below!


Amanda and Christina


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