Thursday 19 October 2017

Five healthy(ish) Easter eggs to enjoy guilt-free

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Amy Mulvaney

Amy Mulvaney

Looking to indulge this Easter, but don't want to give yourself a toothache?

While still considered a treat, these five Easter eggs are among the healthier options on the market.

From vegan to dairy-free to gluten-free, there's an Easter egg for everyone's dietary needs or preferences.

Here are our top five picks:

Choices Dairy Free Chocolate Easter Egg, €5.99

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This Choices egg is dairy free, gluten free, wheat free and egg free and is suitable for vegetarians and vegans - although you wouldn't taste the difference from a regular Easter egg.

Holland & Barrett Good Life No Added Sugar Easter Egg, €4.79

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If you're looking to cut down on added sugar, this is the egg for you. It's also gluten and dairy free.

BodyFirst Nutrition Protein Bar Easter Egg, €12.50

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This BodyFirst egg is perfect for the gym-goer and protein bar-lover in your life as it comes with two protein bars of your choice, and also contains 55pc cocoa solids.

Green & Blacks Easter Tasting Collection Egg, €19.95

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The benefits of dark chocolate have been praised for years thanks to its high levels of antioxidants, while this organic dark chocolate egg also includes 24 miniature milk and dark chocolate bars.

Booja Booja Almond & Sea Salt Caramel Small Easter Egg, €10.56

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Booja Booja are the holy grail of vegan chocolate makers, and this egg is no exception. With hand-painted packaging and three almond and sea salt caramel truffles inside, everyone in the house will want to try this.

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