Cannoli “Donuts”

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When I think of this recipe it comes as a reminder of how restrictive we can be when starting to eat “healthier” and following more of a fitness path.
 
Well, today I tell you you can have your sweets, carbs and eat them too.
 
With this Cannoli Donut you get all those sweet cravings you so longed for satisfied.
 
You may be thinking I’m eating a donut and reaching my goals? Yes, yes you can!
 
With this donut packing up 36g of protein and 7g of fiber, you’re bound to hit that spot you’ve been looking to fill up.
 
I personally found making recipes like these not only kept me satiated, but also relieved me of lots of mental and physical pressure of not being able to enjoy what I ate before.
 
I hope you don’t just make this recipe, but that it inspires you to get creative and adjust the foods you love into a more suitable and enjoyable way of eating and lifestyle.”
 
Cannoli Donuts

Cannoli Donuts

Yield: 1 Donut
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 79g 1 Bulkie Roll
  • 270g Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt
  • 13g Sugar-Free / Fat-Free Cheesecake Pudding Mix
  • 12g Mini Chocolate Chips
  • 6g Granular Sugar Substitute
  • Powdered Sugar Substitute
  • Oil Spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Wrap top and bottom half of roll in aluminum foil (separate)
  3. Place the rolls on pan and warm top and bottom of the roll in the oven for 5min.
  4. Once warmed take the rolls out and let them rest for 1-2min. Spray the top and bottom half of the roll with a bit of oil.
  5. Spread the oil around the top and bottom half of the roll with your hands or a spatula.
  6. In a bowl pour the Powdered Sweetener then dip the top and bottom halves of the rolls on the sweetener
  7. Let the rolls sit on a plate while you prep the frosting, with the powdered side facing you.
  8. For the frosting, mix the yogurt, granulated sweetener, and pudding mix. Once the frosting is mixed, place the frosting in a piping bag.
  9. Pipe frosting onto the bottom half of the roll in a circular motion, until the bottom half is covered (make sure you save some for the garnish) then top the frosting with chocolate chips.
  10. Place the top of the roll onto the bottom of the roll and garnish the top of the roll with the remaining frosting and chocolate chips.

Notes

  • The Bulkie Roll can be replaced with a regular bun, a plain doughnut without the hole, as long as it’s suitable with your health preferences, you can use anything that works for you.
  • The Yogurt can be replaced with ricotta or cottage cheese as long as it’s blended to be as smooth as the yogurt (with a similar texture).
  • The oil spray can be replaced with lite or regular butter, although macros will be slightly
    different.

Nutrition Information
Yield 1 Donut Serving Size Entire Recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 491Total Fat 5gCarbohydrates 76gProtein 36g

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This is a guest post from community member Tommy Morales:

“I’m Tommy Morales aka “The Balance Chef”, I’m an aspiring personal chef and nutritionist looking to help others in their fitness/health goals with recipes, substitutions, and advice that I find help not only change their “relationship” with food, also with fitness and health as a whole in order to demonetize the fear of being “healthy”.”

 

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