Oil free healthy zucchini bread (vegan)

Oh my goodness guys. Lasagna recipe with cottage cheese and mozzarella This Healthy Oil Free Zucchini is the best. Lasagna recipe with cottage cheese instead of ricotta thing.


Easy lasagna without cottage cheese ever. Lasagna recipe without cottage cheese or ricotta I mean look at those gorgeous green speckles of zucchini sprinkled throughout the bread and those beautiful creases drawn out across the top of the loaf.

Are you a zucchini bread fan? I know some people simply don’t get the idea of vegetables in baked goods. If you are a skeptic you’ve gotta give this Healthy Zucchini Bread a chance. Vegetarian zucchini lasagna cottage cheese The zucchini is completely undetectable in the final result. Turkey lasagna with cottage cheese and spinach The zucchini adds such moisture to this bread and the result is a super soft, moist, perfectly spiced bread with hints of cinnamon, nutmeg and dark brown sugar.

I’ve been on the hunt for an awesome zucchini bread for awhile. Vegetable lasagna with cottage cheese recipe A lot of the oil-free recipes I’ve been experimenting with and testing so far leave a lot to be desired leaving me less than content with a chewy bread on my hands OR a gloopy mess with a bread that won’t even cook from all the liquid in the zucchini. Meat lasagna with cottage cheese recipe I have had SO many zucchini bread fails in my kitchen coming up with this recipe to the point where I scratched zucchini bread off my list for a good few months until coming back to the drawing board.

AND guys I am SO glad I came back to recipe testing zucchini bread because this soft and scrumptious Healthy Oil Free Zucchini Bread is something else. Soft, moist, sweet, perfectly spiced and tastes kind of amazing as a mid-afternoon snack slightly warmed up slathered in almond butter or homemade cream cheese frosting. Meat lasagna recipe without cottage cheese YUM.

A few tips from my Kitchen to get the perfect moist + soft vegan Zucchini Bread:

Grate the zucchini on the small grater: The big grater leaves zucchini chunks in the bread (not what we want!) and the super teeny tiny side just ends up grating the zucchini into a watery mess. How to make lasagna with cottage cheese instead of ricotta The small side of the grater grates the zucchini into just what we want for the ultimate moist healthy zucchini bread! (see picture)

Pack the zucchini and drain it off a bit:Now don’t go draining off all the liquid from the grated zucchini but you will want to drain a bit to avoid a swampy mess of a zucchini bread that won’t even cook because there is too much liquid in it. Lasagna recipe using cottage cheese instead of ricotta #Fail

My trick to doing this is grate your zucchini and pack it into the “1 cup” measuring cup. Low fat vegetarian lasagna recipe with cottage cheese This should be the amount you get from one normal sized medium zucchini – packed. Crockpot lasagna with ricotta and cottage cheese Pack the zucchini down with your hand and drain off the excess liquid that comes up when you pack it down.

*Note: I know a lot of recipes swear by leaving in all the liquid from the zucchini but as I’ve said I have never any had luck going this route. Quick and easy lasagna recipe without cottage cheese Do not squeeze out all the liquid either or else you will get a super dry bread. Easy homemade lasagna without cottage cheese Some liquid is good to get a moist bread but too much liquid will basically cause a zucchini bread disaster.

Use dark brown cane sugar: Dark brown sugar is basically regular cane sugar spiked with molasses which makes this bread SO darn soft. Recipe for homemade lasagna with cottage cheese Dark brown sugar adds a ton of rich and deep undertones to this bread.

Lemon Juice: Helps this healthy zucchini bread fluff right up and rise in the oven. Lasagna using cottage cheese instead of ricotta Plus lemon in all baking = win.

• Pre-heat oven to 350F/180C. Lasagna recipe without ricotta cheese or cottage cheese Grease a loaf pan with coconut oil or non-stick cooking spray OR line with parchment paper for an oil free option.

• Mix the ground flax seed with the water in a large mixing bowl. Lasagna recipe easy no cottage cheese Stir and leave it to thicken while preparing the dry ingredients.

• In a medium size bowl, mix together the spelt flour, sea salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg. Healthy vegetable lasagna recipe cottage cheese Stir together until the spices are evenly distributed throughout the flour.

• Grate the zucchini (see notes for how to grate, measure and drain the zucchini – very important!). Crockpot lasagna without ricotta or cottage cheese The flax “eggs” should be thickened by now. Meat lasagna without ricotta or cottage cheese Add the applesauce, dark brown cane sugar, cane sugar, vanilla extract, lemon juice and grated zucchini to the flax “eggs”. Lasagna with cottage cheese and ricotta recipe Whisk together. How to layer lasagna with cottage cheese and spinach Stir in the chocolate chips or nuts (optional).

• Slowly add and fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until they are combined. How to make lasagna with cottage cheese and ricotta cheese *Do not over-mix*.

• Pour the zucchini bread batter into the loaf pan. Easy meat lasagna recipe without cottage cheese Bake for 37 – 45 minutes. Lasagna recipe with oven ready noodles and cottage cheese The amount of time your zucchini bread takes to bake will depend on your oven and pan – mine took 42 minutes. Easy lasagna recipe without cottage cheese Your bread is ready when the top is golden and an inserted toothpick comes out clear. Meatless lasagna recipe with cottage cheese Leave to cool in the pan for 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack. Stove top lasagna with cottage cheese Leave the bread to cool before slicing into it. Easy lasagna recipe no ricotta or cottage cheese Enjoy!

1) An important step in making this bread is how you prepare the zucchini. Easy lasagna recipe cottage cheese ricotta Grate the zucchini on the small side of the grater (not the super tiny, just the small side). Easy lasagna recipe cottage cheese Pack 1 cup of the grated zucchini into the measuring cup and drain off the excess liquid. Best lasagna recipe cottage cheese Do not drain off all the liquid just the excess that pours out of the cup as your pack it into the cup.

2) Replace light spelt flour with white whole wheat or all purpose flour.

3) If you don’t have dark brown cane sugar on hand, replace with regular cane sugar and add 1 tsp of molasses.

Thank you for this recipe, it’s the closest I’ve found so far to what I just tried and majorly failed at making (so devastating!!!).

I was attempting to make a gluten-free, sugar-free, and vegan bread with a lot more zucchini in it. Lasagna recipe without cottage cheese Apparently the 3 cups I used was just too much and it wouldn’t cook through at all. Simple lasagna recipe without cottage cheese The flavor and sweetness I was able to get by using 1/2 cup applesauce, 1/4 cup molasses, and 1/4 cup honey was perfect, I didn’t want to bake it the batter was so good! (my gf flour mix did have some sugar in it too, won’t be getting the HEB brand again).

I am wondering how you might adjust this recipe to use molasses and honey for sweetness, and adding another cup of zucchini? Reply

Boy,your zuchinni bread is out of this world seriously. Spaghetti squash lasagna recipe cottage cheese I have a vegan adult son whos very hard to please and your recipe Rocked! I want to see if you have pumpkin,carrot or even a yam loaf. Easy healthy lasagna recipe cottage cheese Keep up the great work!

This recipe turned out delicious even though I screwed up your instructions a touch, so I can imagine what it will be like once done correctly. Healthy lasagna recipe cottage cheese It is so flavourful and moist! I am so glad I came upon your webpage. Easy vegetable lasagna recipe with cottage cheese You make vegan so easy!

Thank yoo so much, Mel! Spelt really does give such a delicious nutty flavor to baking. Easy recipe for lasagna without cottage cheese I absolutely LOVE it as well – it is truly my go-to flour in baking!! ?? Let me know if you end up trying this recipe out!! Reply

oh man this looks so good! I always have TONS of zucchini hanging around, plus Im hooked on spelt. Simple lasagna recipe without ricotta or cottage cheese This is one kick ass recipe! That texture just looks incredible. Lasagna recipe cottage cheese spinach ground beef So moist and tender. Can you make lasagna without cottage cheese or ricotta Just like a good zucchini bread. Vegetable lasagna with cottage cheese Reply

I have never had zucchini bread before but so many people rave about it. Quick lasagna recipe without cottage cheese After reading your post, i think i should definitely give it a try. Lasagna cottage cheese or ricotta I love that you post your tips and tricks to get this deliciously looking bread! Reply

Thank you so much, Brandi!! LOL, chocolate chips are never optional, I don’t know what I was thinking with this ?? I have a chocolate chip recipe planned for in the coming weeks to make up for it, ha!! The dark brown cane sugar adds such a delicious texture to this bread!! And yay for oil-free baking!! Reply

Hi Ceara, I have to give you major vegan brownie points for this recipe. Lasagna recipe cottage cheese and ricotta I was actually skeptical at first, though I shouldn’t have been since your recipes always turn out great, that this bread would be hard and dry without any oil. Easy slow cooker lasagna with cottage cheese I was so amazed by how moist this zucchini bread recipe turned out. Crockpot lasagna with cottage cheese I added the walnuts and chocolate chips like you had mentioned and it was perfect! The bread was gone so fast! Plus it is 100% toddler approved and kid friendly which is always a plus! Wish I could give you 10stars for this recipe ??

<3 Thanks so much for the awesome feedback and comment Vanessa! I am SO happy you and your family enjoyed the recipe!! It's always SUCH a plus when kids love a recipe because they really always tell the truth about what they think about food!! ;) I LOVE the photo your shared on insta of your little guy eating it and calling it a "cookie"!! SO cute!! Thank you for the 10 stars! :D ;) Reply

So I made this again 4 days ago and *SURPRISE SURPRISE* It came out perfect…AGAIN! So moist and yummy. Simple lasagna recipe no cottage cheese I really wanted to take a picture of it again but it was gone with 20 minutes. Simple lasagna recipe cottage cheese Everyone just devoured it. Easy lasagna recipe without cottage or ricotta cheese Had to comment again so I could give you another 5 stars to make it 10 ?? Awesome recipe Ceara! This is a keeper!

This bread looks fantastic, Ceara! I just want to reach right through my screen and grab a slice or three! I’m loving that there is no oil in here and that it’s healthy! Looks so delish! Have a great Wednesday, friend! Reply

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