Happy National Zucchini Bread Day!
Zucchini are a summer squash, treated as a vegetable in the culinary world, but botanically, zucchini are a fruit (a type of berry), as they are the ovary of the zucchini flower. Either way, they have a wonderful nutritional profile:
- Calories – approximately 17 calories per 100 grams
- Folate – 24 ug per 100 grams
- Potassium – 261 mg per 100 grams
- Vitamin A – 200 IU per 100 grams
Need a recipe to celebrate National Zucchini Bread Day? No problem – try mine: Zucchini Bread