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Chocolate Zucchini Oatmeal Bake

  • Author: Kayla Berman
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 9 Squares 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


This Chocolate Zucchini Oatmeal Bake is the perfect make ahead breakfast!  It is full of chocolatey goodness, healthy ingredients, and tastes like it could be dessert.  Best enjoyed with some fruit and nut butter in the morning!


  • 1 mashed banana (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded zucchini 
  • 1/4 cup almond butter (or nut butter of choice!)
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup (you may want to add a little more if your banana is smaller!)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup dairy free chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • salt


  1. Set the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Shred the zucchini with a grater.
  3. Mash one banana in a bowl, about 1/3 cup.
  4. Add the shredded zucchini to the banana and combine.
  5. Add the almond butter, egg, pure maple syrup, vanilla extract, and almond milk. Combine everything evenly.
  6. In a separate bowl combine oats, cocoa powder, baking powder, and a pinch of salt.
  7. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Combine.
  8. Stir in half the chocolate chips.
  9. Pour the mixture into a greased 9×9 baking dish. Top with the remaining chocolate chips.
  10. Bake for 20 minutes.
  11. Let cool, cut into squares, and enjoy!

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