Skinny Jelly Donuts

Recipe posted in: Breakfasts, Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Snacks
jelly donuts

Jelly donuts—the number one comfort food. The donut of all donuts, and the leader of the pastry world. Typically filled with copious amount of sugar and unhealthy ingredients, and heavily suggested to stay away from during weight loss. Well we’ve got great news—we’ve created a Nutrisystem-approved Jelly Donuts recipe that is diet-friendly and totally guilt-free.

Heat up your oven (or air fryer!) and gather your ingredients. This is a recipe you’re going to want to bookmark to make over and over again. Made with wheat flour at its base, this donut shop classic uses healthier alternatives to some high-calorie ingredients to make a delicious treat that won’t completely derail your weight loss journey.

Say goodbye to the mornings of making extra time to stop at the drive-through for your favorite jelly-filled snack. This recipe will become your go-to morning sweet treat for those days when a flex meal or snack is a must. The best part about this recipe? It will fill your sweet tooth without filling out your waist.

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Donuts on a diet may seem to be too foreign of a concept to comprehend, but we’ve got the numbers to prove this little piece of heaven is Nutrisystem-approved. This recipe makes six donuts, and each donut clocks in at a mere 132 calories. On your Nutrisystem meal plan, each serving counts as one SmartCarb and two Extras. Be sure to log your Jelly Donuts in the NuMi app to ensure you are staying on track with your weight loss goals. Easily log your daily intake right here in NuMi >

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Servings: 6 (1 donut)

Calories per Serving: 132

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb and 2 Extras

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 Tbsp. Truvia Sugar Blend (cane or brown sugar)
  • ¼ cup nonfat milk
  • ¼ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. light butter, melted
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 6 Tbsp. sugar free jelly

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a muffin pan with non-stick spray.
  2. Whisk egg, Truvia, milk, yogurt, butter and vanilla in a medium bowl until fully combined.
  3. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and nutmeg.
  4. Stir until combined. Batter should be thick.
  5. Spoon batter into muffin tin. Fill about 2/3-3/4 the way full.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool.
  7. Fill a pastry bag with jelly and insert tip into each end of the donut and pipe in some jelly. Or slice an opening in the side and insert filling.
  8. Preheat air fryer to 350 degrees F. Spray a single muffin tin or ramekin with non-stick spray.
  9. Whisk egg, Truvia, milk, yogurt, butter and vanilla in a medium bowl until fully combined.
  10. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and nutmeg.
  11. Stir until combined. Batter should be thick.
  12. Spoon batter into muffin tin. Fill about 2/3-3/4 the way full.
  13. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool.
  14. Fill a pastry bag with jelly and insert tip into each end of the donut and pipe in some jelly, or slice an opening in the side and insert filling.