3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 large eggs
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 cups all purpose flour
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cup freshely grated zucchini
1/2 cup semi sweet mini chocolate chips (or regular works too)
cooking spray

preheat oven to 350 degrees
Place 1st three ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at low speed until well blended. Stir in applesauce.
Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. combine flour and next 4 ingredients, stirring well with a whisk.
Add flour mixture to the sugar mixture, beating just until moist. stir in zucchini and chocolate chips. Spoon batter into 9 X 5 inch loaf pan sprayed with cooking spray. Bake for 1 hour or until toothpick comes out almost clean. cool 10 minutes on wire rack and then remove from pan and cool completely.

16 servings
(you can make muffins also but adjust cooking time)

calories 161
fat 5.1mg
protein 2.9g
carb 27.3 g
fiber 1.4g
sodium 145mg
calc 12mg
iron 1.2mg

easy to make ahead and also very freezable!