What I Made: Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread with Walnuts

Even though zucchini keeps pretty well in the fridge, I still feel the pressure to use it up.  Zucchini bread is a classic, of course, but this recipe ups the ante with chocolate chips and walnuts.  Now, I don’t usually choose to add nuts, but since I’ve been eating more veggies and less meat, I thought it was a great way to sneak a little extra protein into my diet.
Grating zucchini is a great arm workout for those of you as out of shape as I am! You’ll need 1 and 1/3 cups.  I didn’t peel my zucchini, but the original recipe suggests you do.
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By far the greatest part of this recipe is the “dump and stir” aspect.  Add all ingredients to a bowl.  Stir. Bake. Eat.

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90 minutes at 350 F later, the zucchini bread is ready.

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About 5 minutes before the bread is actually cool enough to handle, I am already burning my fingers enjoying a steaming slide with a glass of milk.CCZBread6

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