Donut Worry - National Donut Day includes healthy recipes too!

Donut Worry - National Donut Day includes healthy recipes too!

Today is the 78th Annual National Donut Day! Did you know that this day was created in 1938 by The Salvation Army?? The idea originated in World War I, when Salvation Army workers served coffee and donuts to soldiers as a means of bringing cheer. Eat a donut today!

If you're anything like me, you are constantly searching for both yummy AND healthy recipes. To honor National Donut Day, I have compiled my top five healthy donut recipes! Give them a try!!

1. Baked Matcha and Cocoa Donuts

I have never seen more delicious donuts in my life! This recipe calls for ingredients like eggs, cocoa powder, and aiya cooking grade matcha.

2. Chocolate Cake Donuts...Gluten Free. Grain Free. Sugar Free.

Ok - Chocolate, cake, gluten free, grain free, and sugar free - all in one title?? These donuts both sound and look heavenly...Recipe calls for coconut flour, eggs, and cocoa powder!

3. Peanut Butter Donuts and Chocolate Sauce

This recipe wins the most interesting ingredient included...sour cream! These donuts also call for peanut butter and almond milk.

4. Banana Chocolate Chip Donuts

If you have ever tried anything that includes both bananas and chocolate chips...YOU WILL LOVE THIS. This yummy recipe also includes ingredients like applesauce, cinnamon, and whole wheat flour!

5. Carrot Cake Donuts with Honey Sweeteend Cream Cheese Frosting

You cannot pass up this gluten free goodness...This recipe includes honey, brown rice flour, and pineapple juice.

I hope these recipes gave you some inspiration for National Donut Day! Make the yummy AND healthy choice today.

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Comments (2)

Ashley Thomas

June 3rd, 2016

12:37 pm

I want to make so many of these recipes!! I'm going to skip the dunkin donut stop today and just bake!!


June 4th, 2016

8:13 am

Great article! Wonderful perspective.

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