Butter Beans

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As our food + garden summer camp comes to a close, our campers are creating their last recipes to add to their Butter Beans cookbooks.

Hands down, one of their favorite foods they’ve made at camp was the vegan zucchini bread. They ranted and raved about this quick bread, so we thought we’d share the delicious recipe with you!


6 Tbsp ground flax seed½ cup warm water2 cup turbinado or light brown sugar½ cup canola oil½ cup applesauce1 tsp vanilla2 ½ cup grated zucchini2 cup all-purpose flour1 cup whole-wheat flour1 Tbsp baking powder½ tsp baking soda1 tsp cinnamon2 tsp nutmeg1 tsp salt1 cup chocolate chips or raisins, optional


  1. Grease 2 loaf pans, preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Mix together flax seeds with warm water, then add sugar, oil, applesauce, vanilla and beat well.
  3. Add grated zucchini, and stir until combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together remaining dry ingredients.
  5. Add dry mixture to wet ingredients and stir until combined.
  6. Pour batter into pans and bake for 50-55 minutes.

Makes 2 loaves.

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Image Credit: lydiajoy1

Tags: Bread, Brunch, Snack, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian, Zucchini, Baking

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