Who said donuts can’t be healthy? Check out these easy healthy donut recipes to celebrate National Donut Day!
Say goodbye to processed, sugar-loaded donuts and say hello to these yummy guilt-free versions! Just in time for National Donut Day on June 1st, we’ve compiled a list of HEALTHY donut recipes ranging from gluten free, vegan or low calorie, or even a combination. Donut (sorry for the puns) be fooled by the presentation of these beauties—they’re all packed with feel good, whole food ingredients that’ll satisfy those cravings, leave you satiated longer, and save you time from lining up at the coffee shop. Not to mention, they look impressive AF. Whether you like em’ plain and glazed, topped with nuts and fruits, or covered in chocolate, we got you covered. You can thank me later.
healthy donut recipes
Gluten Free Donut Recipes
Raspberry Margarita Donuts (DF) – Abbey’s Kitchen
Chunky Monkey Donuts (DF) – Healthy Helper
Lemon Meringue Donuts – Healthy Helper
Sweet Potato Chocolate Glazed Mini Paleo Donuts (DF) – Hungry Hobby
Lemon Mini Donuts – A Whisk and Two Wands
Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake Donuts (DF) – Katalyst Health
Totally Coconut Donuts – Kumquat Blog
Whiskey Bacon Donuts – Kumquat Blog
Earl Grey Donuts with Blueberry Glaze – Kumquat Blog
Carrot Cake Donuts with Coconut Glaze – The Gourmet RD
Vegan and Gluten Free Pecan Pumpkin Pie Donuts – Abbey’s Kitchen
Vanilla Matcha Protein Donuts (GF) – Healthy Helper
Lemon Poppyseed Donuts – Healthy Happy Life
Baked Apple Cider Donuts – Veggie Inspired
Peaches and Cream Dairy-Free Donuts – Veggie Inspired
Sticky Orange Olive Oil Baked Donuts – A Virtual Vegan
Raw Chocolate Donuts – Unconventional Baker
Vegan Baked Lemon & Thyme Doughnuts – Veganosity
Baked Coconut Matcha Donuts (GF) – From My Bowl
Healthy Apple and Fig Doughnuts (GF) – Healthy & Psyched
Triple Chocolate Donuts with Sprinkles – Tinned Tomatoes
Ginger Glazed Purple Sweet Potato Doughnuts (GF) – Strength & Sunshine
Baked Banana Bread Almond Donuts (GF) – Rainbow Nourishments
Vegan Halva Glazed Donuts – May I Have That Recipe
Low Calorie Donut Recipes
Apple Donuts (GF, DF)– Holley Grainger
Chocolate Peanut Brittle Baked Donuts – Shaw’s Simple Swaps
Mini Maple Cinnamon Pancake Donuts – Shaw’s Simple Swaps
Fudgy Chocolate Cake Donuts – Beautiful Eats and Things
Maple Walnut Pumpkin Donuts – Better is the New Perfect
Whole Wheat Turmeric Honey Doughnuts – The Foodie Dietitian
I hope you give these recipes a try, whether it’s for your next office party or a snack for school/work!
What’s your favourite type of donut?
Have you tried any of these donut recipes yet? Which ones are you excited about?
Let me know in the comments below!
Updated on October 4th, 2021
Abbey Sharp is a Registered Dietitian (RD), regulated by the Ontario College of Dietitians. She is a mom, YouTuber, Blogger, award winning cookbook author, media coach specializing in food and nutrition influencers, and a frequent contributor to national publications like Healthline and on national broadcast TV shows.