Chocolate zucchini bread is one of my all-time favourite snacks — it’s perfectly moist, chocolatey and delicious. Plus, who could say no to a sweet treat that gives you a serving of vegetables at the same time?

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This recipe was originally adapted from Slice of Feist‘s great food blog.

Ingredients:
1 and 1/2 cups shredded zucchini
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup high quality unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
Dash of salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup dark chocolate chips

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Directions:
1. In a mixer, combine your oil, sugars and vanilla. Mix in your eggs and shredded zucchini. In a separate bowl, sift together your flours, salt, cinnamon, baking soda and baking powder. Slowly add the dry mixture into the wet and beat until combined. Mix in your chocolate chips.
2. Scrape your batter into a greased loaf pan or cupcake liners/tins, and bake at 350ºF degrees for 50 to 65 minutes (and the muffins about 25-30 minutes), or until done.
3. Eat these with a smile on your face. After all, you are eating vegetables!

100x100_BS Carlene and Bob Deutscher are the dynamic sibling duo behind BS’ in the Kitchen. While Carlene leans towards the sweeter side of things, baking up delicious desserts, you can count on Bob to cook up something savoury! Aside from blogging on BS’ in the Kitchen, Carlene works in marketing & communications, and sidelines as a lifestyle & wedding photographer, while Bob operates his own media company, with a focus on food photography, and videography! Carlene and Bob Deutscher are part of the Lifestyle Blog Network family.