If you’re in lockdown, Nutritionist and Endeavour graduate Jessica Cox recommends the chocolate donut recipe from her new cookbook e.a.t. "These donuts are a fabulous wholefood snack that provides satiety, while also being high in fibre and quality fats," Ms Cox says. "Plus, they are low in natural sugars overall, and chocolate lifts dopamine levels, and we all need a bit of that right now!"Serves: 6 donutsPreparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 12 - 15 minutesIntolerance friendly: gf, df, sfStorage: refrigerate for 4 daysIngredients1 ¼ cups almond mealpinch salt½ tsp baking powder½ teaspoon cream of tartar¼ teaspoon baking soda¼ cup cacao powder1 free-range egg2 tablespoons chia seeds6 tablespoons water2 tablespoons maple syrup½ teaspoon vanilla extract¼ cup coconut oil1 cup sugar-free rice milkGanache½ avocado3 medjool dates1 tablespoon coconut oil¼ cup raw cacao powder1 tablespoon rice milkMethodPre-heat your oven to 180C, fan-forced.Donuts:Combine all dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.In a separate bowl, combine egg, chia seeds, water, maple syrup, vanilla extract and coconut oil and mix well.Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and combine.If the mixture is already a good cake batter consistency, you may not need all of the milk. Otherwise, slowly add all of the milk and bring to a cake batter.Spoon the dough into a donut-baking tray and bake for 12 – 15 minutes.Remove donuts from the donut tray and allow to cool completely on a wire rack.Ganache:Blend all ingredients until smooth, then spread on to cooled donuts.Serve donuts as is, or decorate by sprinkling hemp seeds and cacao nibs over the top of the ganache.A little more about e.a.te.a.t cookbook by Jessica Cox reaches far beyond the standard cookbook. e.a.t is a resource, a visual photographical feast containing nutritious, well-balanced and delicious recipes. e.a.t is designed by a Nutritionist with over a decade of clinical experience specialising in digestive health and recipe development.The purpose of e.a.t is to educate you on the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ of healthy eating, as all too often we are told ’what’ to eat without fundamentally understanding why.Split into two parts, the book begins with an educational section covering realistic, balanced eating including what healthy eating involves, understanding macronutrients and everyday pantry staples. e.a.t then shows you how to put this into everyday practice, with a collection of whole food recipes.The recipes within e.a.t are not the typical stream of wellness smoothies and chia puddings. These recipes are tried and tested by a foodie, for foodies. e.a.t’s chief focus is to highlight exactly what balanced eating is, in a world saturated with the opinions of wellness bloggers and celebrity chefs. e.a.t teaches you how balanced eating can be simply executed in a tasty and exciting way, whilst providing straightforward recipes to suit the growing demand for food intolerances.e.a.t will become your ‘go to’ book that you pull out time and time again for trusted guidance and mouthwatering recipes that will leave you truly nourished.e.a.t is available online.