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Blueberry Lemon Zucchini Cake

Blueberries and lemons are a match made in heaven. The grated zucchini and Greek yogurt make this bread taste more like a decadent cake. Do not skip the glaze. It is full of lemony flavor that really brings the entire dessert/coffee cake/zucchini bread together.

Blueberry Lemon Zucchini Bread

  • Servings: 8
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Ingredients


1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 pinch salt

1 lemon, zest and juice
1/3 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup coconut sugar
1 egg
1 1/4 cup grated zucchini (about 2 small)
1/2 cup vanilla Greek yogurt (1 single serving cup)
1 cup fresh blueberries

glaze
1 lemon, zest and juice
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon milk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a deep pie dish with cooking spray. *You can also use a loaf pan if you prefer.
  3. Combine the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside
  4. Whisk together the wet ingredients: lemon zest and juice, oil, coconut sugar, egg, and Greek yogurt. Stir in zucchini last.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and stir until almost combined.
  6. Fold in the blueberries. Be careful not to overmix the batter. An overmixed batter makes for a tough bread.
  7. Pour into the prepared baking dish and smooth out the top.
  8. Bake for 40 minutes. The top should be golden brown and a toothpick will come out clean. Drizzle on the glaze while the cake is still warm.


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entrees sides

Zucchini Marinara Gratin

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Zucchini Marinara Gratin

2 zucchini

San Marzano tomatoes in puree with garlic

Italian seasoning

chili flakes

salt

pepper

mozzarella cheese

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  • Slice the zucchini into coins
  • Spray a small casserole dish with olive oil spray
  • Add a layer of tomatoes – about 1 1/2 cups
  • Layer the zucchini coins
  • Sprinkle with salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, and chili flakes
  • Add a layer of mozzarella cheese – about 1 cup
  • Sprinkle more Italian seasoning and chili flakes on top if you like
  • Bake for 30 minutes, until the mozzarella is golden brown and melty

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Main Menu pasta

Zucchini & Chicken Sausage Pasta Bake

Happy Wednesday, my fellow foodies! I hope your weekends were full of friends and fun. We had a full apartment Sunday for a Fantasy Football Draft party. Now, I’m not a huge football fan, but I am a fan of football food. Pizza, wings, sandwiches, buffalo chicken everything, and ALL of the dips… spinach artichoke, guacamole, salsa, layered taco, hummus, queso…I could go on and on.