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Healthy Easter Hacks

Easter, like any holiday, cannot be properly celebrated without sweet treats. Unfortunately, many store-bought Easter sweets and bunnies we might have grown up with are just crazy high in fat and sugar. I have been digging around to find some healthy Easter chocolate swap inspo – these are my fav…

  1. Easter Egg Lunch Box

I am absolutely loving this idea from @kailochic  https://akailochiclife.com/2012/03/easter-egg-lunc.html the Easter Egg lunchbox! Perfect for the little ones keeping Easter fun, healthy and interesting. These are filled with baby carrots, cucumber, broccoli little turkey sandwiches, cheese, raisins, crackers, puff cereal, grape tomatoes, and a little dessert rice krispie treat egg. All the eggs could close and when in an egg carton are perfectly portable for school. These are perfect for creating your own version for snacks you or your little one love and heading out for a picnic or an Easter Egg Hunt in the garden!

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  1. Creamy yoghurt dip 

Cooking light (http://www.cookinglight.com/entertaining/holidays-occasions/healthy-easter-treats-swaps) have the best chocolate or sweet alternatives to those popular Easter sweet treats while keeping in mind the desire to get that small chocolate fix! Replace your shop bought Cadbury’s Crème egg with a homemade version: just lemon curd, yoghurt and some dark chocolate drops and you’re on your way!

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  1. Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Covered Katie is the go to girl for healthy desserts! We love these chocolate zucchini muffins – the perfect healthy snack and they’re practically a vegetable! Check out the recipe for these amazing treats here:  https://chocolatecoveredkatie.com/2013/04/25/chocolate-chip-zucchini-bread-muffins/

  1. Chicks and Bunnies (Eggs and Soldiers) https://www.simplysupplements.co.uk/healthylife/general-health/how-to-make-easter-healthy

Healthy Life have got you covered when it comes to avoiding the chocolate eggs for breakfast! Packed with protein and good fats eggs are perfect fr kids on the move – all you need to do is get creative with your bunny shaped toast and you’re ready to roll!

Egg and soldiers in the shape of rabbits
  1. Lemon White choc rice crispy bars http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/lemon-white-chocolate-bars

Everyone loves a marshmallow peep but with 30g of sugar a time it’s not something we should be encouraging! These crispy lemon bars are equally as delicious but nowhere near as bad for you an absolute favourite not only for the kids but the adults to!

Lemon-White Chocolate Chewy Crispy Bars

I’d love to know what your Easter treat go to is or any healthy alternatives you have up your sleeve. Wishing you all a wonderful Easter weekend ☺

Nicki x

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