Protein Doughnut

From Sakara Life. 

Introducing the PRONUT aka protein donut aka your new best friend that’s really good looking and won’t give you any guilt (hi, gluten-free and vegan). Pop these babies in after a sweaty workout for a quick yet powerful snack and you’re good to go! Muscle repair superstar ingredient here is the incredible Acai, which also makes your pronuts a really cool purple color.

And now for the final show stopper topper… wait for it….

~ E-D-I-B-L-E    G-L-I-T-T-E-R ~

Sprinkle on and watch em shimmer.

Pronut Ingredients:

1/2 cup Gluten-free All-Purpose Flour

1 package of defrosted Acai

1/4 cup of your favorite protein powder (we love SUNWARRIOR!)

2 TBSP ground flaxseed

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp himalayan salt

1/2 cup warm water

1/2 cup maple syrup

1 tsp vanilla extract

Edible Glitter for sprinkling


Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees and generously grease donut pan with coconut oil.

In a large mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients [flour, protein powder, flaxseed, baking soda, salt] and whisk well.

In a separate mixing bowl, combine liquid ingredients [acai, water, maple syrup, vanilla] and mix well.

Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until batter is smooth and thick.

Evenly spoon batter into prepared donut molds; bake for 8-10 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to wire rack for remainder of cooling; top with “Peanut Butter” Protein Glaze.

Pronut Glaze Ingredients:

1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar

2 TBSP sunflower seed butter OR nut or seed butter of choice

2 TBSP of Protein Powder (again, SUNWARRIOR rocks)

2 TBSP nut mylk of choice


Directions: Combine ingredients in a small mixing bowl or food processor; whisk or process until smooth, adding additional teaspoons of mylk as needed until desired consistency is reached.

*Sakara Life Pronut Recipe originally ran on S-Life Mag here.