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I woke up this morning with a very serious case of the Mondays. Can we just go back to the weekend full of donuts and Netflix? No, I needed to take Monday seriously and get some work done, so I compromised (with myself) and made Healthy Blueberry Protein Donuts.

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I got the new Frosted Chocolate Cupcake Whey Protein from PEScience in the mail last week and it is holy freaking cow, delicious. It’s safe to safe this might be my new favorite protein flavor. Want to try it out yourself? You can get 30% off using code PBCHOCO at checkout.


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These deliciously moist donuts are glazed with a super simple Blueberry Lemon Sauce. Mmmm….

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Blueberry Chocolate Protein Donuts

Yield: 5 donuts

Serving Size: 1 donut

Calories per serving: 136

Fat per serving: 5g

Carbs per serving: 13g

Protein per serving: 9g

Blueberry Chocolate Protein Donuts

Super moist baked chocolate protein donuts topped with blueberries and a fresh blueberry lemon sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c oat flour
  • 1 scoop frosted chocolate cupcake protein powder (PEScience 30% off PBCHOCO)
  • 1/4 c sugar-free maple syrup or sticky syrup of choice
  • 1/4 c pumpkin puree
  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 egg, whole
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 c fresh or frozen blueberries
  • Blueberry Lemon Sauce
  • 1/4 c fresh or frozen blueberries
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tbsp. sugar-free maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325f and prepare a donut pan with non-stick spray.
  2. In a bowl, mix together all dry ingredients.
  3. Stir in the pumpkin puree, syrup and melted coconut oil until smooth.
  4. Whisk egg in a separate bowl and then it to your chocolate stirring just until combined.
  5. Place batter into a plastic Ziploc bag or piping bag and snip the corner.
  6. Fill the donut molds with batter. Mine filled 5 molds.
  7. Sprinkle blueberries over the top of the donuts, about 5-7 blueberries each.
  8. Bake for 9-10 minutes.
  9. While donuts are cooling, prepare your sauce.
  10. Place all sauce ingredients into a small frying pan on medium-low heat.
  11. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until blueberries are soft enough to mash. Use a wooden spoon to made blueberries while stirring.
  12. Turn onto very low heat and let simmer for another 2-3 minutes.
  13. Remove from heat and let cool for a few minutes before pressing the sauce through a strainer to remove the larger chunks.
  14. Drizzle sauce over donuts and enjoy.
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