Desserts

Zucchini Muffins and loaves

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Zucchini Muffins and loaves are one of those foods that just taste like home to me. It is a comfort food for sure and really simple to make. These happen to freeze very well also. Go ahead and make a huge batch and use them for after school snacks or breakfast for the months ahead.

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3 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
2.25 cups sugar
3 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon cinnamon
2 cups zucchini, grated
1 cup walnuts, chopped
Pre heat oven to 350 degrees. Grate your zucchini until you have 2 cups worth. Place the grated zucchini into a kitchen towel and squeeze out all the excess water. In bowl #1, add eggs, vegetable oil,...
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Nutritions

Calories
500

Sodium
455mg
18% DV

Fat
21g
33% DV

Protein
7g
15% DV

Carbs
66g
22% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV