The beautiful British sun is out and spring has finally sprung! I’m sure we’re all ready for the long-awaited Easter break filled with family, friends and most importantly… Chocolate! (all free-from, of course…).
We all know that living a vegan, dairy free or gluten free lifestyle shouldn’t mean you should have to miss out on the fun… There are so many delicious alternatives out there to gorge on at Easter & we can’t wait to do just that!
Check out a few of our favourite free-from Easter time treats that we’ll be loving over the break:
Easter is all about enjoying time with the family, and what better way to do it than heading to the kitchen and creating some delicious home-made treats together?
Spamella’s Easter Egg Nests:
Easter wouldn’t be Easter without making those deliciously crunchy Easter egg nest cakes with the family. Luckily, SpamellaB has got us sorted with her gluten-free, dairy-free and totally vegan version of this classic.
To top it off, it even includes our delicious Cacao & Cashew quinoa bar. Crunchy, chocolatey and totally free-from… We can’t wait to give this a go.
Head over to SpamellaB’s indulging innocently blog to check it out, alongside other delicious recipes!
Vegan Crème Eggs:
Who doesn’t love an old-school crème egg at Easter time? Well, we’ve found the perfect Vegan recipe for these childhood treats! If you fancy having a bit of fun and giving them a go, check out this recipe from Hellyeahitsvegan.com. Don’t they look delicious?
PERK!ER’s Top Picks!
Without a doubt, Easter is the time the choc-o-holic side in us emerges and we can’t wait to munch on all the delicious sweet treats around us. Here are some of our favourites…
Moo-free have a great choice of chocolate Eggs, which are perfect for the little ones. These gluten-free, dairy-free and soya-free eggs are available in Original, Honeycomb & Orange flavours and come with a tasty pack of chocolate buttons too. Available in Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Waitrose & Health food stores.
Definitely one of the most beautiful Easter eggs around… A stunning hand-painted egg shaped boxed, filled with delicious organic, dairy-free and gluten-free chocolate truffles. These Booja-Booja egg boxes come in both larger and smaller sizes with champagne, hazelnut, coffee or almond truffles. These pretty eggs are available on Ocado and many health food stores. They also sell larger boxes of their truffles in Waitrose, and my goodness, they are delicious!
A gluten-free Easter:
A great place to head to for specifically gluten-free Easter treats is Coeliac UK. Every year they highlight an extensive list of totally gluten-free Easter goodies. They even have a delicious gluten-free hot cross bun recipe too!
Please note: Coeliac UK recipes and recommendations are not all Vegan.