Healthy (sugar-free) Easter Treats
Easter is the time for renewal and family but also of incredible sweets, candy and chocolates that can be too tempting. We’ve gathered delicious alternatives to please your sweet tooth, with all the benefits of a healthy choice.
Healthy (sugar-free) Easter Treats may not always be easy to find. Easter is here once again, and with this special celebration usually comes a huge amount of treats, candy and sweets with the power to take the diet off the plate. Most importantly they can become a real damage to our health, as the excess intake of sugar is - ever more evidently – harmful.
To enjoy the celebrations with a healthy (sugar-free) Easter treats twist we have gathered some suggestions that will satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. Plus, they are also fun recipes that can be done with the kids, offering a good change for some family quality time.
Cinnamon Roasted Almonds
2 cups raw almonds
1 egg white
1-tablespoon powder cinnamon
¼ teaspoon powder nutmeg
A pinch of salt
1-teaspoon of cold water
Preheat the oven.
Mix the egg white and water until frothy in a deep mixing bowl.
Add the almonds and stir.
Sprinkle in the nutmeg, salt and cinnamon.
With the help of your kids stir until all the almonds are well coated and spread them in a baking sheet.
Bake for one hour stirring every 20 minutes.
3 cups of unsalted hazelnuts
100g dairy free dark chocolate, melted
1 tbsp vanilla extract
½ tbsp sea salt
Maple syrup (optional)
Roast the unsalted hazelnuts in the oven for about 15/20 minutes, until they are golden and the skins loosen.
Allow them to cool before removing the skins.
Blend them to a paste then mix in the melted dairy free dark chocolate.
Add the vanilla extract and sea salt.
Blend once more and dependent on taste, add extra sweetener a drop of maple syrup.
If you're still undecided about sugar-free treats uncover the benefits of ditching the sweet stuff for a month: going sugar free.