Got Zucchini? Get 1 Point Muffins!

Written by flesch1234 (mary anne) on 7/28/2010 10:33 PM | COMMENTS (12)

I had 2 zucchini in my refrigerator that HAD to be used. Just in time, I got a recipe for Zucchini Muffins in my inbox from another weight loss sight (starts with "Spark").

I made double the recipe because I had 3 cups of zucchini when shredded, and I ended up with 37 really good ONE POINT muffins!

That's right, one.

Here is the "single sized" recipe, with my modifcations:

Easy Zucchini Muffins

1 1/2 c zucchini, grated
1 1/2 c rolled oats (not instant)
1 1/2 c whole wheat flour
2 t baking soda
2 t cream of tartar
1 1/2 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg
1/2 c Splenda brown sugar
1/4 c apple juice
1 t vanilla
3/4 c applesauce, unsweetened
8 oz crushed pineapple, drained
1/2 c egg substitute
1/4 c golden rainins
1/4 c pecans, chopped

Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Coat 3 muffin pans with nonstick cooking spray or line with paper cups. In a mixing bowl combine oats, flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, spices and walnuts. In a separate bowl combine grated zucchini, brown sugar, applesauce, drained pineapple, raisins, vanilla, and pineapple juice. Stir in egg substitute. Combine the wet mixture with the dry; stir only until combined. Portion out 18 muffins in the prepared tins. Bake for 20 minutes.
Number of Servings: 18

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  • Post Image maryyx

    8/5/2010 10:37 AM
    I've got to try these. They sound absolutely scrumptious.

  • Post Image judy cocherell

    7/30/2010 10:35 AM
    Sounds very good!!

  • Post Image 4thbear (barbara)

    7/29/2010 6:37 PM
    omg... i've got a bunch of zucchini and yellow squash in my refrigerator. Was going to steam them. This is a heck more fun! Gotta get me some pineapple! I've got the rest, or at least close enough substitutions.

  • Post Image 52beginagain

    7/29/2010 5:54 PM
    they are yummy...

  • Post Image blender26

    7/29/2010 8:30 AM
    Looks yummy

  • Post Image jcramer2 (john)

    7/29/2010 7:37 AM
    Now I know what I am doing tonight I just bought zucchine last night at the farmers market

  • Post Image 52beginagain

    7/29/2010 6:45 AM
    sounds great...going to check my supplies and make a list of what I a muffin in the morning !!thanks!!

  • Post Image scoutmaster&bird-dog (linnea)

    7/29/2010 3:26 AM
    ONE point, I love ONE point!

  • Post Image bullardsnc

    7/29/2010 12:23 AM
    I can't wait to make these. They sound great. Thanks!

  • Post Image jilliansway (jillian)

    7/28/2010 11:54 PM
    cont--when i make the mini-meat loaves, i also baked potatoes or muffins in the oven at the same time, if i've got the kitchen hot, might as well do it all at once. i'm going to try your muffins either this week or next, because i love me 1pt muffins : )

  • Post Image jilliansway (jillian)

    7/28/2010 11:53 PM
    i shred zucchini and make mini meatloaf with 1/2lb ground turkey and an even amt of shredded zuc with 1 med diced tomato, some dices onion, diced garlic, Mrs dash, pepper, ketchup, and at times, any other bean or veg that's leftover in the fridge (this is good for left-over wendy's chili, i get the baja salad and only eat 1/2 the chili). mix it all and put in 8loaf pan. it's 1pt for 1 loaf and 2 pts for each additional loaf. bake at 350 for 1 hr. i top it w/ketchup and mustard

  • Post Image 1948sixty (cheryl)

    7/28/2010 11:22 PM
    These sound wonderful...thank you. Still have zucchini?...tonight I made mini pizzas with one point pita breads and included shredded zucchini as a topping.


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