8 Healthy Easter Egg Alternatives You Can Order Straight To Your Door

Healthy Easter eggs are hard to come by. But just because you're trying to be healthy, doesn't mean you have to miss out on treats.


Kelleigh Korevaar |

Easter is a healthy-eater’s worst nightmare. Between the sugar-filled Easter eggs and the sticky-sweet hot cross buns, it can feel impossible to make the ‘right’ choice. And finding healthy Easter eggs when you’re stuck indoors for most of your time? Practically impossible. That’s why we’ve done the work and found treats that won’t do damage to your waistline or send kids into a sugar-fuelled dash and crash.

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Sub-out the marshmallow eggs and sub-in these indulgent, guilt-free treats that will have you hunting around the house for more (no outdoors necessary).

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If you want to do your healthy easter treat shopping in one go, head to Faithful To Nature to check out their vast assortment of sweets, chocolates and biscuits that they can deliver straight to your door.

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Easter Egg Hunt-Worthy Treats

These are the perfect treats to use for an Easter egg hunt (or for snacking on over easter). From their size and hunt-friendly packaging to their nutritional value, you’re guaranteed the best alternative to generic Easter eggs. You’ll be the favourite dad, uncle or friend. Or you’ll just be giving yourself a pat on the back for snacking on a healthier option…

Gayleen’s Decadence Mint Chocolate Mini Slab

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These mini chocolate slabs are the perfect treats to hide around the house. It's 71% dark chocolate and made with raw honey and sustainably sourced cocoa. There are also no artificial additives, preservatives or flavours, and no cane sugar either. And did we mention it's dairy free, too?

R 16

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RUSH Kids Monkey Bar (Banana & Nut Flavour)

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This banana-nut snack bar will keep your kid’s energy levels up, without a sugar crash. RUSH Monkey Bars are free of wheat and gluten. They’re also vegan-friendly, with no dairy, eggs or honey. Plus, they're the perfect size to hide.

R 12

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RUSH Kids Grizzly Bar (Coconut & Cacao)

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Not a fan of banana and nut, or just looking to try out a couple flavours? The coconut and cacao-flavoured RUSH bar is a winner. Cacao, dates and almonds have been blended together with a dash of superfoods, to create this raw treat.

R 12

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SparX Sugar Free Berry Candies

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These sweets are a great sugar-free treat for kids (they contain xylitol). And they'll get a burst of flavours; the Berry SparX comes with blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, and strawberry-flavoured hard candies.

R 46

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Nanuki Brownie Bomb Cookie Dough

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There's nothing more indulgent than a brownie or cookie dough. But, when they're combined into one dark chocolate-covered snack with 6 different superfoods there's no way you could go wrong. Plus, it's dairy, lactose, gluten, soya and peanut-free.

R 22

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Nanuki Metamorphic Brownie Boom Bar

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Meet the moist date and cocoa bar, with a crunchy biscuit base and a raw chocolate coating. Blindfold someone and they'd think it's unhealthy. But it's packed with some serious superfoods; hemp, moringa, lucuma and spirulina. What it lacks though? It's dairy, egg, gluten, soy, peanut and artificial flavour-free. What a winner.

R 36

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Earthshine Macadamia & Date Cacao Cookie

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Spirulina, wheatgrass and kelp have been added to this already tasty and nutritionally-sound treat to take it to the next level. We're big fans of this snack-sized power-packed raw cacao cookie.

R 39

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Gracious Bakers Chocolate Biscuits

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These biscuits are low carb high fat and banting-friendly (if you're into that). Plus, they're gluten free, sweetened with the aftertaste-free erythritol and made from protein rich macadamia nut flour

R 62

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