There are many different buzz words that explain this phenomenon: flexitarian, semi-vegetarian, and week day vegetarian; where you only eat meat on the week-ends. But anyway you want to say it, you are cutting back on the meat you eat. Some do it for health reasons, animal rights, the environment or all of the above!

Removing high fructose corn syrup and preservatives from our table.
This is my on-line recipe book with my adventures into finding healthy food for my family to eat....
Trying to cook more from scratch with less prepared foods.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Earth Day Bread

For 2 loaves
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup applesauce
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup finely grated zucchini
1/2 cup grated apple
1/2 cup finely grated carrot
1/2 cup mashed ripe banana
1/2 cup chopped pecans or 1/2 cup walnuts


 Combine the sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla in a large bowl.
Sift the whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking soda, salt, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, and cinnamon in a medium bowl and mix well.
 Add flour mixture to oil mixture, stirring until blended. Stir in the zucchini, carrots, banana, and nuts.
Pour batter into greased and floured 5x9 loaf pan.
Bake at 375 degrees for 55-60 minutes.
Invert onto a wire rack to cool.


1 comment:

  1. Sounds wonderful! I think I am going to make that today! Thank you for sharing.