Monday, August 20, 2012

Zucchini Bread

  • Summer is my favorite.  Everything is fresh, flavorful and stung with the smoky tang of barbecue.  But my most favorite summer food is actually a sweet bread - and one made with vegetables to boot.  That's right - nutritious, delicious zucchini bread.   

This summer in particular, I have been very fortunate to have been given LOTS and LOTS of garden-ripe zucchini from my green-thumbed connections.  And after making lots of fried zucchini, zucchini pizzas, zucchini parmesan & grilled zucchini it was time to add some sweet into the mix with some lovely, moist, delicious zucchini bread.

Not only have my boyfriend and I been enjoying lots of this delectable treat, but I have been giving it away by the loaf-load to family, friends and anyone standing remotely near me that looks famished in the least.

I told you, LOTS of zucchini fell into my hands this summer!

Enjoy this bread long into the fall & winter, too! It freezes & thaws very well and will keep in the freezer for up to three months.  Just take it out to thaw a few hours ahead of time.  

Recipe after the break...