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Healthy cheese and zucchini bites – only 39 calories

Lunch boxes, afternoon tea, bring a plate, snacks for busy mums – you name it, these cheese and zucchini bites are PERFECT. At only 39 calories each, they’re hard to stop at just one.

Packed with nutrition, they take no time at all to throw together and can be devoured on-the-go, especially if you’re trying to lose weight.

Feel free to substitute with any other veggies you have on hand such as grated carrot, corn, or finely chopped capsicum.

Cheesy Zucchini Bites

You can also experiment with the herbs if you don’t have any parsley. Chives are nice, as is some chopped oregano.

 

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Cheese and Zucchini Bites
Healthy cheese and zucchini bites - only 39 calories
Servings
bites
Ingredients
  • 2 medium zucchinis grated and squeezed of excess liquid
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 small onion peeled and finely chopped
  • ½ cup almond meal
  • 100 g grated low fat cheddar
  • Small handful of fresh parsley leaves finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil spray for the pan
Servings
bites
Ingredients
  • 2 medium zucchinis grated and squeezed of excess liquid
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 small onion peeled and finely chopped
  • ½ cup almond meal
  • 100 g grated low fat cheddar
  • Small handful of fresh parsley leaves finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil spray for the pan
Healthy cheese and zucchini bites - only 39 calories
Instructions
  1. Heat your oven to 200C and spray a muffin tin (or mini muffin tin) with olive oil.
  2. Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix gently.
  3. Fill the muffin tins with mixture.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown on top.
Recipe Notes

Calories per serve: 39

These healthy bites freeze well too and can then be defrosted in the microwave for a quick snack.

The egg, cheese and almond meal pack in lots of healthy protein which means they will keep you full until your next main meal.

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