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21 Healthy and Delicious Easter Treats

March 27, 2013

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Easter is just around the corner, which probably means there is no shortage of chocolate bunnies and candy eggs at your local grocery store. Like many holidays, it seems that Easter has been extremely commercialized, and enjoying the weekend is often very hard on your diet – and your teeth!

Instead of filling your children’s Easter baskets with Cadbury eggs and Peeps, why not try a healthier approach this year? We’ve scoured the Internet high and low for some of the best healthy versions of all your favorite Easter treats! Give these recipes a spin for a more nutritious approach to Easter treats and baked goods:

Vanilla Bean Marshmallow Peeps

Healthy Cadbury Eggs

Diary-Free, Vegan Cadbury Eggs

Chocolate-Free Peanut Butter Eggs

Superfood Nut Butter Cups

Raw Cookie Dough Eggs

Mango Sunshine Cashew Bites

Grain-Free Thumbprint Cookies

Gluten-Free Meyer Lemon Loaf

Buttermilk Berry Muffins

Grain-Free Coconut Cupcakes

Oatmeal Carrot Cookies

Whole Wheat Honey Bunny Graham Crackers

Sugar-Free Coconut Macaroons

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Triple Chocolate Quick Bread

No time to bake this year? We’ve got you covered for that too! Check out a few of our favorite packaged sweet treats that your Easter crowd is sure to love:

Lotus Fudge

Simple Squares

Glow Gluten-Free Cookies

Nibmor Chocolate 

Laughing Giraffe Snackaroons

Gnosis Chocolate

What are your healthy holiday plans this Easter?

*Photo Credit from Teach, Eat, Love, My New Roots, Texanerin Baking, and The Laughing Giraff