April 25th was National Zucchini Bread Day! With a few simple ingredient swaps and a whole lot of delicious flavor, this warm, soft and Nutrisystem-approved healthy Zucchini Bread recipe is the ultimate weight loss win. Whip this homemade bread up in just six simple steps and bite into a slice of cinnamon bliss.
Made with whole wheat flour at its base, this healthy zucchini bread is filled with simple ingredients you most likely have in your kitchen already! It’s definitely the best zucchini bread recipe for your weight loss plan.
Ready to get started? Grab a 9 x 5 bread pan and mist it with nonstick cooking spray. Combine the whole wheat flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Whisk until all ingredients are fully combined.
In a separate bowl, mix together a chia egg (see recipe below), applesauce, honey, vanilla extract and grated zucchini. Fold the wet ingredients into dry ingredients, then pour the zucchini bread batter into the pan. Bake it for just 50 to 60 minutes. For the perfect loaf of bread, stick a toothpick in the middle of the bread to determine if the bread is fully baked. Remove from the oven, let cool and enjoy this soft, pastry-like creation!
Filled with bursts of flavor from cinnamon and nutmeg, this zucchini bread is the perfect treat on your Nutrisystem meal plan. One slice of this zucchini bread counts as one serving—be sure to log each serving in the NuMi app to ensure you aren’t overindulging! Consistently logging your daily intake can increase your weight loss results. Easily log your Zucchini Bread right here in the NuMi app! >
If bread is your go-to guilty pleasure, we’ve got plenty of guilt-free recipes for you to try! Now that you know how to make zucchini bread, try out banana bread, cornbread and gingerbread. Check out a few of our favorite healthy bread recipes below: