Easter 2.0, with a Sweet Twist

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Who doesn’t love Easter, April, the cooler autumn days and some family time, with a few Easter egg hunts thrown in for good measure?  What we love even more is adding a healthy twist to this annual tradition. With so many unhealthy and unnatural ingredients in sweet treats these days, you’ll definitely appreciate being able to indulge with less guilt.

We’ve rounded up some top HEALTHY Easter treats across the country because we all need some sweetness in our lives. 

HEALTHY EASTER SWEETNESS NATIONWIDE

With so many healthy eating options across the country, it’s easier (and much tastier!) nowadays to maintain that healthy lifestyle whilst still enjoying sweet treats. It’s also the perfect opportunity to teach your children that eating healthy treats is fun and filled with benefits. Or skip that part and watch them eat it without even realizing as most of these treats are THAT good...

ORGANIC + ARTISANAL CHOCOLATE

Artisanal Bean to Bar chocolate company, Honest Chocolate, a Chocolate Café based in Cape Town, prides itself on creating quality organically produced ingredients and offers mouthwatering, premium coffees and treats. One of their specialities is the delicious Banana Bread Bunny Chow. All their produce is conveniently available as a takeaway as well. 

 
 
 
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HEALTHY CHOCOLATE EASTER EGGS

Online health store, Faithful To Nature gives you the liberty of ordering online and having your treats delivered anywhere in SA so you can indulge in your Organic Easter treats from the comfort of your couch.

Faithful to Nature Chocolate Easter Eggs

GOOEY VEGAN CHOCOLATE BROWNIES

Sugar Free Sundays sell the ultimate vegan FUDGY, CHOC brownies that are healthy AND packed with protein. You can order this ready-to-bake recipe online here.

 
 
 
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GLUTEN-FREE HOT CROSS BUNS

Jozi based Fresh Earth is an online organic food and groceries store. It’s also a vegetarian/vegan/raw/gluten-free/Banting and diabetic friendly restaurant and deli in Emmarentia!

Fresh Earth sells Gluten-Free Hot Cross Buns, which are “free from stuff you can't pronounce.” (TIP: Order them online before 15 April to ensure that they’re delivered before the Easter weekend!)

 
 
 
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VEGAN PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE PIE – “A DELICIOUS EXPERIENCE”

We’ve tasted the Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie from Dolce Bakery in Observatory, Cape Town, and it tastes as delicious as it looks! It’s seriously decadent and worth every single bite. You can pop in for a takeaway for the entire family. 

 
 
 
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So, what are you waiting for? Your best Easter holiday treats with your loved ones await. Go healthy or go home!

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