How To Have An Amazing Sugar-Free Easter – 6 Alternative Healthy Recipes

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Recent reports have suggested that the average American adult consumes around 126 grams of sugar per day – which equates to a staggering 500 calories. With Easter just around the corner it can be easy to munch your way into a sugar oblivion, so we at The Good Human want to give you some alternative, delicious treats to keep you and your family on the healthy track . The 6 recipes below cover everything from Easter Eggs and Hot Cross Buns to Cupcakes and Cookies. Time to dig out your baking equipment and get stuck in! I would love to hear from you if you try any of these. I have my eye on the raw chocolate bunnies!


1. Raw Chocolate Easter Eggs

No Sugar Easter
No Sugar Easter

Ingredients

For The chocolate shell:

  • 100g coconut butter
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons of raw cacao
  • 2 tablespoons of xylitol

For the mousse:

  • Your preferred Brown Rice Protein Powder (optional)
  • ½ cup of dates
  • 1 tablespoon of raw cacao
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut cream

Method

For the eggs:
Melt coconut butter and oiling a heavy based pan over a low heat. Add the maple syrup and stir. Remove from heat and add the cacao. Drizzle half of the mixture into an egg shaped mould. Put into the freezer to set.

For the filling:
Blend ingredients until they combine, forming a rich creamy paste. Spoon into the hardened shells. Drizzle with the remaining chocolate over the mousse and decorate with your favourite raw mixed nuts or dried fruit. Freeze until set. Enjoy!

2. Sugar and Gluten Free Hot Cross Buns

No Sugar Easter
No Sugar Easter

Ingredients

For the Buns:

  • 3⁄4 cup almond flour
  • 3⁄4 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1⁄3 cup potato starch
  • 2 teaspoon guar gum
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch ground clove
  • 1 tablespoon dry yeast
  • 2 eggs
  • 3⁄4 cup light coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoons xylitol
  • 2 tablespoons light olive oil
  • Zest of one orange and one lemon
  • 1 cup raisins

For the Egg Glaze:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water

Icing For The Crosses:

  • 1⁄2 cup xylitol
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon guar gum
  • 1 teaspoon light coconut milk

Method

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Comments

  1. I went from white to brown sugar, then agave, now I use coconut sugar, honey (even honey crystals) or apple-honey. Thanks for the article.

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