Healthier Easter baskets

Healthier Easter baskets

Did you know? A 1.75 oz of solid milk chocolate bunny can pack 298 calories and 18 g of fat.

Don't like those numbers? Here are some healthier options to the traditional candy-filled Easter baskets:

easter-egg-27x37.pngChoosing chocolate? Go for quality instead of quantity. Select dark chocolate rich in antioxidants, which help protect the body from damage.

easter-egg-27x37.pngInstead of jelly beans, why not fill small containers with raisins, sunflower seeds or unsalted nuts? Make your own protein-packed trail mix

easter-egg-27x37.pngChocolate-dipped (dark chocolate of course!) fruit like strawberries provide sweetness and an excellent source of vitamin C and fibre.

easter-egg-27x37.pngGive kids games, stuffed toys or colouring books with a new box of crayons - or other age-appropriate activities.

easter-egg-27x37.pngPack baskets with items that will get kids outside: soap bubbles, balls, packages of seeds and mini gardening tools.

easter-egg-27x37.pngWhat about the Easter Bunny's favourite snack? Carrots! Add some nut butter and vegetable dip.

What are your healthy Easter basket ideas? We'd love to hear from you.


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