You might have fond memories of Easter being a time of indulgence (and maybe a few too many hot cross buns). But since you’ve ditched the carbs, you might think that sweet treats are off the table, but that’s not the case!
As a dietitian, I can tell you that you can still indulge (responsibly) and stick to your low carb goals. I’ll show you exactly how you can do that with three delicious low carb Easter treats (that aren’t Easter Eggs).
1. Heavenly Chocolate Low Carb Brownies
Brownies are my biggest weakness. In fact, they’re probably my biggest weakness of anything sweet and chocolaty, so it shouldn’t surprise anyone that I make brownies every Easter. The only problem is that once they’re out of the oven, the sweet chocolatey aroma draws the entire family to the kitchen and the whole pan is devoured in minutes!
2. Chocolate Bark
If Christmas is about chestnuts roasting on an open fire, then Easter is about roasting a combo of low carb nuts and seeds to bring out their flavours and crunch before drizzling some 85% dark chocolate on top. Ok, so maybe it’s not an Easter tradition, but now we’ve invented it, it may as well be!
3. Dark Choc Nut Butter
If you like instant gratification and don’t have time to wait for the oven to heat up, a simple treat with minimal prep time is your answer. I like this one because it’s the perfect combo of sweet and salty, and so darn good! Sometimes, simple is best!
There you have it. My secrets to a healthy Easter that’s low in carbohydrates and sugars but won’t have you feeling like you’re missing out!