This is a great lunchbox recipe and a great way to get extra green veggies into your children if they are fussy eaters.  Delicious on its own or toasted with melted butter and honey!

Yields1 Serving

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 500 g grated Zucchini
 1/2 cup Changing Habits Emmer Wheat Flour, Buckwheat or Gluten Free Flour if you are gluten sensitive
 1/2 cup Almond Meal
 1/2 cup Honey or sweetner of your choice, Changing Habits Rapadura Sugarwork wells also
 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
 1 tsp Aluminum free baking powder
 2 Eggs
 150 g Organic butter, softened or coconut oil can be used for dairy free
 1 tsp Vanilla essence or powder
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1

Preheat oven to 180° or 160° fan forced. Line or grease loaf pan

2

Place grated zucchini in bowl and sprinkle with a pinch of salt. Allow to sit and squeeze all of the excess water out.

3

Melt the butter and honey in a small saucepan on medium heat. Allow to cool.

4

In another bowl combine flour/meal, raw cacao, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.

5

Add the eggs to the butter mixture now that it has cooled.

6

Combine the butter mixture to the zucchini and add in the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly until combined.

7

Pour mixture into prepared loaf and pan and bake in the oven for 50-60 Minutes until cooked through.

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Ingredients

 500 g grated Zucchini
 1/2 cup Changing Habits Emmer Wheat Flour, Buckwheat or Gluten Free Flour if you are gluten sensitive
 1/2 cup Almond Meal
 1/2 cup Honey or sweetner of your choice, Changing Habits Rapadura Sugarwork wells also
 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
 1 tsp Aluminum free baking powder
 2 Eggs
 150 g Organic butter, softened or coconut oil can be used for dairy free
 1 tsp Vanilla essence or powder

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 180° or 160° fan forced. Line or grease loaf pan

2

Place grated zucchini in bowl and sprinkle with a pinch of salt. Allow to sit and squeeze all of the excess water out.

3

Melt the butter and honey in a small saucepan on medium heat. Allow to cool.

4

In another bowl combine flour/meal, raw cacao, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.

5

Add the eggs to the butter mixture now that it has cooled.

6

Combine the butter mixture to the zucchini and add in the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly until combined.

7

Pour mixture into prepared loaf and pan and bake in the oven for 50-60 Minutes until cooked through.

Zucchini Cacao Loaf