California Avocado Green Machine Zucchini Muffins

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Total Time: 40 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 140
Total Fat 3.5g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 220mg
Total Carbs 26g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 4g
Potassium 200mg

Vitamin A 95 (IU); Vitamin C 3 mg; Calcium 80 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 7 (IU); Folate 35 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.6 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 6%; Calcium 8%; Iron 8%


*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

These delicious zucchini muffins with 0 g saturated fat and 4 g dietary fiber per muffin use California Avocado instead of butter or shortening!

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Serves: 12

2/3 cup whole wheat flour 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup wheat bran 1/4 cup ground flax seed 2 tsp. baking powder 3/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. ground allspice 1/2 cup mashed ripe Fresh California Avocado 2/3 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 Eggs 2 cups shredded zucchini
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F and line 12 muffin tins with muffin papers.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix together flours, wheat bran, flax seed, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and allspice.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, cream avocado and sugar until well blended; if using an electric mixer, use a wire whisk attachment to remove lumps; add vanilla and then add eggs, one at a time.
  4. Gently fold in flour mixture and zucchini, stirring until just mixed.
  5. Spoon batter into prepared muffin tins.
  6. Bake for 40 minutes or until fork inserted into muffin comes out clean.

Serving suggestion:  Serve with California Avocado Fruit and Citrus Bowl for a delicious breakfast or brunch.

Beverage Pairing: Serve with a pot of hot tea.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

We have dozens of avocado toast recipes and breakfast recipes. And whether you want to use sliced or mashed California Avocados for your breakfast recipes, it is helpful to know how ripen an avocado and chose the ripeness you need.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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