Recipe supplied by Lelani Loots
Doughnuts are such a decadent sugar-laden treat, which makes them diet and waistline destroyers.
Thankfully, by using a few healthier ingredients, you can create a cheat treat alternative that you can enjoy on a regular basis.
Natural peanut butter delivers a rich supply poly- and monounsaturated fats (50%). It’s also high in protein (25%), with a moderate amount of carbohydrates (19%).
- 1 tbsp of almond milk
- 2 egg whites
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 scoop chocolate flavoured whey protein
- 1 tbsp coconut or almond flour
- Step 1. Whisk all ingredients together thoroughly.
- Step 2. Pour into a pre-heated doughnut maker.
- Step 3. Bake until risen and golden.
Peanut butter glaze ingredients
- 1 tsp sugar-free smooth natural peanut butter
- ½ tsp coconut oil
- 1 stick of non-nutritive sweetener
Peanut butter glaze instructions
- Step 1: Heat ingredients in the microwave for 1 minutes.
- Step 2: Mix throughly before dipping each doughnut into glaze to coat the top.
Almond milk is a popular alternative to dairy milk as it has a similar creamy texture. It also has a pleasant nutty flavour. It is therefore a popular choice for vegans and those allergic or intolerant to dairy. If using store-bought varieties, rather select those that do not contain added sugar. almond milk is naturally rich in several vitamins and minerals, including vitamin E, thiamin, riboflavin and magnesium.
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Coconut flour is a rich source of fibre, protein and healthy fats. It is an ideal replacement to refined flour as it does not contain any wheat or grains. It also has a low GI.
Cinnamon ranks highly as a superfood because of its rich polyphenol antioxidant content, which makes it a potent natural anti-inflammatory.
Author: Pedro van Gaalen
When he’s not writing about sport or health and fitness, Pedro is probably out training for his next marathon or ultra-marathon. He’s worked as a fitness professional and as a marketing and comms expert. He now combines his passions in his role as managing editor at Fitness magazine.