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Zucchini & Corn Lunchbox Muffins



This would have to be one of my all time favourite kids recipes that I make almost every week. Originally a zucchini slice recipe that my mother passed on to me when I had children, now I have shared this with so many of my friends and now you all.

My kids just love having them as individual size muffins. It’s easy for them to eat and makes for a perfect lunchbox size snack. Another way of hiding those pesky veggies in a way they will love with sweet corn, ham, eggs and cheese. They don’t last too long in my house so making a double batch is necessary for me if you want them to longer. Freezer friendly, wrap them in cling wrap and pack them frozen by lunch time they will be thawed just in time to eat.

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Zucchini & Corn Lunchbox Muffins

  • Servings: Makes 12 Muffins
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These muffins are freezer friendly place into a container in the freezer or individually wrap for easy lunchbox packing.


5 eggs

2 zucchini, grated

1 carrot, grated

1/4 cup olive oil or  grape seed oil

1x 400g tin corn, drained

4 slices free range ham, chopped

1 small onion, finely diced

1 cup shredded tasty cheese

1 cup spelt or wholemeal flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp each salt and pepper

12 cupcake cases (if using)


  1. Preheat oven to 180’C
  2. Crack eggs into a large mixing bowl and whisk together.
  3. Add grated zucchini, carrot, corn, onion, ham, cheese and mix together
  4. Add flour, baking powder, salt and pepper
  5. Mix together until well combined
  6. Scoop mixture evenly into prepared muffin tins lined with cupcake cases or sprayed with olive
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes until golden and cooked through. Check by using a skewer when comes out dry it cooked.





Hello I’m Caz, founder of Green Leaf Living Australia. I live in the coastal city of the Gold Coast in Queensland. Living a naturally healthy lifestyle has been my focus and passion for many years. Here I share my experiences and knowledge with you, hoping to benefit your life in someway. Whether it be by trying one of the delicious food recipes, learning about herbs and how to use them. Traditional remedies, detoxifying your home and replicating a DIY non- toxic natural product for body and home. Using essentials oils to compliment your life or just listening to some wellness tips that help me live a more mindful and balanced life. Follow along with me as I share my love of all things food, health and wellbeing as I keep things real, honest and simple.

2 comments on “Zucchini & Corn Lunchbox Muffins

  1. Love your photos – these muffins look so yummy. Great way of getting your five a day!

    Liked by 1 person

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