Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Sometimes you need a little chocolate in your life! These chocolate zucchini muffins pack a serious chocolate punch that will satisfy any craving, but come with some sneaky veggies and some extra protein.  They are definitely a treat, but they are also a treat you can feel good about.

Hope everyone is having a lovely week! I've been a bit sporadic in my posts, but that is because I've been so busy.  I started my triathlon training last week and I couldn't be more excited.  I'm finally feeling confident on my bike (it sat basically untouched for 2 years because I was afraid to ride it) and being back in the pool has been a lot more fun than I expected it to be, though it has been a reality check after my 7 years of retirement!

I still have lots of yummy, healthy (but obviously delicious) treats in store for you, so stay tuned!

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Adapted from Food & Drink

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup coconut flour
1-1/2 scoops chocolate protein powder
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon chipotle pepper powder
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup packed shredded zucchini
1/2 cup chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 375°F. Line muffin tins with cupcake liners.

Whisk together flours, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and chipotle.

In a separate bowl stir together milk, melted coconut oil, honey, protein powder, and cocoa powder.  Whisk in eggs and vanilla.

Fold in dry flour mixture.  Stir in chocolate chips and zucchini.  Fill muffin cups with 1/3 cup batter.

Bake for 20-22 minutes.


  1. Oh wow those look scrumptious! I could definitely eat one right now with my cup of coffee :)

  2. KandKTestKitchenJune 11, 2013 at 8:49 PM

    They are delicious, I certainly wish that I had some left!

  3. love the protein powder addition. I did that into brownies I think it is a great idea, totally justifies the eat!


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