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Posted on 04-02-2015
Delicious and healthy side dishes
Carrots are high in beta-carotene, Vitamin A, minerals, and antioxidants. They are especially beneficial for the eyes, skin, teeth, and digestion. Read more about carrots here.
The Vitamin C and antioxidants found in carrots keep the skin healthy, getting rid of blemishes and scars and preventing wrinkles (they’re a natural collagen production aid). They will also protect you from the sun and keep your skin hydrated.
Cauliflower helps support the liver’s toxin neutralizing functionality and comes with a lot of other benefits, including maintaining heart health, keeping cholesterol low, and boosting the immune system.
It’s also good for hair, skin and nail health with its anti-oxidants, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, sodium, potassium, calcium, manganese, zinc, fats, niacin, copper and iron.
Read more about cauliflower here
Filled with protein and one of the richest sources of folate, vitamins A, C, and K, potassium, and vitamin B complex, asparagus is good for digestion, bone health, the immune system, hair, skin & nails, and more. Read more about the health benefits of asparagus here.
Healthier dessert options
The coconut oil in this delicious dessert contains a unique combination of fatty acids that bring powerful health benefits. It also increases energy and fat burning. Read more about coconut oil here. Lemon is good for your health bank too (read below).
The lemon in these delectable lemon squares is good for liver detox, digestion, blood vessel strengthening, and A LOT more. It really is a miracle food. Read about the health properties of lemon here.
Reeses eggs: probably one of the most coveted Easter basket finds! Just because you skip the junk-filled version that can be found at a gas station counter, you don’t have to go without those familiar flavors. Opt for a healthier, homemade version this year…and from now on!
We recommend experimenting with a different nut butter and healthier, dark chocolate for fun.
The real nut butter in these chocolaty treats totally trumps the sugar filled “peanut butter” that Reeses claims to feature in their candies. It’s good for heart health, memory, and is a healthy fat. Learn more about peanut butter here.
If you opt for dark chocolate over milk chocolate, you’ll be adding lots of beneficial minerals, antioxidants to you Easter treats. More about dark chocolate here.
Do you have any healthy Easter brunch, dinner, or dessert ideas for this year? We’d love to see photos of your healthy Easter fare on Facebook.
They all look so good. Can't wait for the almond butter eggs
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