Try these sweet apple “donuts” that make a great snack alternative. Thinly sliced apples topped with homemade icing, fruit, and nuts is a healthy take on the traditional donut. Enjoy making!

Apple Donuts

12 "donuts"
  • 2 TBSP lemon juice
  • 1 quart water
  • 3 large apples
  • 1 scoop Herbalife Nutrition Protein Drink Mix, Peanut Cookie
  • 3/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • Combine lemon juice and water in a large bowl and set aside.
  • Slice apples horizontally into 4 slices about 1/4” to 3/8” thick. Using a small round cutter or knife, remove the core from each apple slice. Drop apple slices into lemon water while you prepare the icing.
  • To make icing, in a small bowl, whisk together Herbalife Nutrition Protein Drink Mix and yogurt until smooth.
  • Remove apple slices from lemon water and pat dry. Spread about 1 TBSP icing on apple slices and top with any topping you desire.

Suggested Toppings:

  • Dried cranberries
  • Dried cherries
  • Dried goji berries
  • Chopped dried apricots
  • Peanuts
  • Chia seeds
  • Raisins
  • Herbalife Nutrition Protein Bites, chopped
  • Dried cherries
  • Dried bananas
  • Coconut
  • Dried unsweetened coconut
  • Sliced almonds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Granola
  • Sliced strawberries

Nutrition Facts

1 “donut” with frosting, without toppings:

2 g
9 g
0 g
1 g
Susan Bowerman

Susan BowermanM.S., R.D., CSSD, CSOWM, FAND – Sr. Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training

Susan Bowerman is the senior director of Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training at Herbalife. She also serves as the Vice Chair of the Dietetic Advisory Board (DAB). As a registered dietitian, she educates distributors about our global nutrition philosophy and is responsible for developing nutrition education and training materials. Bowerman earned a B.S. in Biology with distinction from the University of Colorado and an M.S. in Food Science and Nutrition from Colorado State University. She is a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and holds two board certifications as a specialist in Sports Dietetics and in Obesity and Weight Management. When she is not busy teaching and writing, Susan enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and gardening. Her favorite Herbalife products include Simply Probiotic and Herbalife Formula 1 Healthy Meal Nutritional Shake Mix Banana Caramel.