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26 Healthy Zucchini Recipes from Ambitious Kitchen

26 delicious, healthy zucchini recipes from Ambitious Kitchen that you’re going to love! Try these breakfasts, baked goods, and incredible savory recipes.

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Well guys, we celebrated another amazing Zucchini Week! Thank you all for the inspiration for these new zucchini recipes, and for tuning in all week while I made a mess of my kitchen with my favorite summer veggie. It was SO much fun. But, because I can never have too much zucchini (and apparently neither can you) I rounded up ALL of my zucchini recipes into one place.

That’s right, here are the 26 healthy zucchini recipes on Ambitious Kitchen. Scroll on through, pick your favs, and let me know what you decide to make!


Fluffy whole wheat zucchini bread pancakes with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg. These pancakes taste like a slice of your favorite classic zucchini bread. Add chocolate chips or pecans if you'd like!

My NEW Fluffy Whole Wheat Zucchini Bread Pancakes

Healthy Cornbread Muffins bursting with fresh blueberries. These are sweetened with a touch of maple syrup and deliciously moist thanks to zucchini!

Naturally-sweetened Healthy Blueberry Zucchini Cornbread Muffins

Grain free peanut butter zucchini bread with chocolate chips! There are two options to make it: with coconut flour or with protein powder! Soft, fluffy, moist and a good source of protein & fiber.

Fluffy Grain Free Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Zucchini Bread (made 2 ways!)

Scrumptious paleo banana zucchini muffins made with coconut flour and cashew butter. These flavorful muffins are low in sugar and high in protein and are also dairy free & gluten free!

The best ever Paleo Banana Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate zucchini muffins get a healthy makeover! Made with whole wheat flour and no butter or refined sugars (besides chocolate chips). You're going to love these perfectly moist, insanely delicious muffins!

The perfect Healthy Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Beautiful whole wheat zucchini donuts bursting with fresh juicy blueberries & drizzled with white chocolate! These are not to be missed.

Incredible Baked Blueberry Zucchini Donuts with White Chocolate Donuts

Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are healthy, moist and insanely delicious!

Classic & delicious Skinny Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

A savory breakfast featuring whole grain honey jalapeno zucchini cornbread waffles. Delicious, filling and perfect when topped with a fried egg and a side of turkey bacon!

Savory Sweet Corn Honey Jalapeño Zucchini Cornbread Waffles with turkey bacon & eggs

Good Morning Healthy Blueberry Muffins made extra moist thanks to zucchini and applesauce. Just a little bit of oil goes a long way in helping to keep these muffins extra soft! Perfect for snacks, too!

Super moist Good Morning Healthy Blueberry Zucchini Muffins

A delicious and moist low fat healthy pumpkin bread with zucchini and chocolate chips! This is amazing!

Delicious Healthy Pumpkin Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread

Nutritious and healthy whole grain strawberry zucchini muffins with a hint of lemon and a little crunch from chia seeds. Naturally sweetened and amazingly delicious!

Fresh Chia, Lemon & Strawberry Zucchini Muffins

Lunch / Dinner

Low carb chicken zucchini enchilada bake with layers upon layers of creamy, flavorful goodness: Refried beans, cheese, chicken, zucchini and a homemade enchilada sauce!

Cheesy and delicious Low Carb Chicken Zucchini Enchilada Bake

HEALTHY LOW CARB Turkey Zucchini Meat Loaf stuffed with pepper jack and topped with the most delicious sauce EVER!

Epic Low Carb Pepper Jack Stuffed Turkey Zucchini Meat Loaf 

Zucchini coated in bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese then baked until crispy and golden.

My favorite Baked Parmesan Zucchini Chips

This Healthy Baked Chicken Parmesan is the most amazing comfort food makeover! Serve over zucchini noodles for a low carb, gluten free dinner.

Amazing Healthy Baked Chicken Parmesan with Zucchini Noodles

A noodle-less, low carb zucchini lasagna with an incredible turkey meat sauce!

My famous Low Carb Zucchini Lasagna with Spicy Turkey Meat Sauce

Fabulous and healthy zucchini noodles with a quick and easy avocado basil pesto sauce. Enjoy with grilled chicken for a full meal.

Light, healthy Avocado Basil Pesto Zucchini Noodles

Making your own tomato sauce is entirely easy and completely worth it! This sauce is delicious with the addition of fresh tomatoes, garlic, basil, red pepper flakes, and zucchini.

The best Homemade Arrabbiata Sauce with Zucchini

Incredible vegetarian calabacitas quesadillas loaded with zucchini, onion, sweet corn, garlic and mexican cheese. An easy to make lunch or dinner!

My favorite Vegetarian Calabacitas Quesadillas


Super moist healthy chocolate zucchini cake with a silky smooth avocado chocolate frosting. Naturally sweetened & perfect to make as a birthday cake or for a special occasion!

Decadent Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Avocado Chocolate Frosting

Vegan Healthy Banana Zucchini Oatmeal Cookies made with whole grains + naturally sweetened. These are AMAZING and healthy enough to eat for breakfast!

Vegan Healthy Chocolate Chip Banana Zucchini Oatmeal Cookies

Delicious chocolate chip packed zucchini oat brownies made without flour or butter! SO YUM!

Addicting Flourless Chocolate Chip Zucchini Oat Brownies

Paleo Zucchini Banana Bread Bars with chocolate chips are the BEST way to enjoy a healthier treat when you have a sweet tooth. They also make a great snack since they're packed with fiber and protein. 

Chocolate-drizzled Paleo Banana Bread Bars

This healthy version of carrot zucchini cake is amazing! Loaded with orange & greek yogurt to keep it moist! Topped with a coconut cream cheese frosting.

Gorgeous Orange Carrot Zucchini Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Flourless zucchini brownies with a swirl of raspberry jam and warm chocolate chips. No one can tell there's zucchini in them!

Fudgy Grain Free Raspberry Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Zucchini Brownies

Allergy friendly healthy double chocolate zucchini bread that's gluten free, vegan and nut free! So moist and full of chocolate flavor that you'll have everyone thinking it's cake.

Allergy-friendly Healthy Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Head to your local farmer’s market this weekend, grab all of the zucchini you can find, and cook up some of this goodness. If you make any of these recipes leave a comment and let me know how you liked it (plus be sure to tag #ambitiouskitchen on Instagram!)

Enjoy xo!

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