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Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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When your garden grows a large amount of zucchini, make bread.  Chocolate zucchini bread to be exact.  Very few things from our kitchen receive as many unsolicited compliments as this bread.



Chocolate Zucchini Bread

3 eggs or 6 egg whites
1 cup canola oil
2 cups granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
3 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups grated zucchini
3/4 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Mix ingredients with spoon in order listed and pour batter into greased loaf pans.  Bake 50-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.  Enjoy!

Wait in Expectation

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Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. (Philippians 4:6)

When I have a busy day looming, my tendency is to tell God all I have to do and ask him to help me get it done.  Instead, I should lay my requests before Him and wait in expectation.
In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps. (Proverbs 16:9)