You doughnut want to miss this recipe! These strawberry jam filled doughnut energy balls make the most delicious grab and go snack or easy dessert.
You’re basically getting two recipes in one here; my ridiculously easy, low sugar, wholefood version of jam (that literally takes two minutes and tastes berry good). Plus, a no bake vegan friendly one bowl doughnut energy ball recipe.
Here’s Why You’re Going to Love These Doughnut Energy Balls ↓
★ Healthy fats from chia seeds, almond meal, desiccated coconut, and cashew nut butter help balance hormones, promote plump, glowing skin, reduce inflammation, and lower your risk of heart disease and stroke.
★ Fibre from dates, chia seeds, almonds and coconut help support healthy bowels, weight loss, and may reduce your risk of colon cancer.
★ Prebiotics from the chia seeds, nuts, baobab and inulin (in the collagen powder) provide a healthy dose of gut nourishing prebiotics. Prebiotics are a type of fibre that feed your gut bacteria.
★ Antioxidants from vitamin E rich almonds, vitamin C rich strawberries and the amazing vitamin C and E rich plant extracts in Raw beauty Lab’s skin boosting vegan collagen powder (including camu camu, raspberries, baobab and sunflower seeds).
Use my code “ELLEFRIZZELL” for 10% off your purchase of vegan collagen powder, a.k.a an anti-ageing plant based elixir.
I totally get that sometimes you really want to make a recipe but find that you are missing half the ingredients. But fear not, here are some simple substitutes you can make that won’t affect the delicious doughnut outcome.
- Strawberries → any frozen berries
- Almond meal → DIY ground blanched almonds or ground sunflower seeds if you have a nut allergy
- Medjool dates → raisins or currents
- Cashew butter → macadamia or almond butter
- Maple syrup → raw honey, date syrup, rice malt, or yacon syrup
For the Jam
- ½ cup frozen strawberries
- 2 heaped tsp chia seeds
- Pinch Ceylon cinnamon
- 1 tsp vegan collagen powder
For the Doughnut Balls
- ½ cup almond meal
- ½ cup desiccated coconut (+ few tbsp extra for coating)
- 6 medjool dates
- 2 heaped tbsp cashew butter
- 1 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- Pinch salt
- ¼ tsp of vegan collagen powder (for coating)
Find the method here, over at Raw Beauty Lab
Tag me in your remakes. I’d love to see them!@ellefrizzell