Enjoy Easter On A Diet With These Tasty Tips
It’s that time of year again but there’s no reason for you not to enjoy Easter on a diet. Family gatherings with huge meals, egg hunts filled with candy, chocolate everywhere you look. We are only human, who can resist all the temptations from TV commercials to kids with chocolate all over their faces. You can enjoy Easter on a diet just like any other day, all in moderation and making smarter choices.
Know Your Easter Bunnies
It’s true, not all Easter bunnies are created equal. When you are buying a bunny, whether for yourself, relatives or children, take a few moments to read the labels. Instead of getting a solid chocolate or creamed filled bunny, buy a hollow one made from a reputable chocolate maker like Cadbury. You will save a ton of calories and sugar by passing on the creme filling which has nothing healthy for you.
Buy Dark Chocolate Eggs And Candy Bars
Dark chocolate contains several of minerals that are good for you, including magnesium and potassium. It’s also loaded with healthy antioxidants, which have been shown to support a healthy heart and brain. Buy bars that contain almonds or peanuts for added protein which will keep you full longer.
Buy Jelly Beans With Vitamin C
Everyone loves to open up an egg and find Jelly Beans inside. Avoid Jelly Beans full of artificial flavors/additives and instead opt for something with added vitamin C like Surf Sweets Organic Jelly Bean snack packs that are made with organic fruit juice and organic sweeteners, are Non GMO verified, and include 100% of Vitamin C per serving.
Enjoy Your Easter Dinner
Ham is the choice for Easter dinner by 70% of Americans. if you are cooking dinner this year, here is a good recipe. You can serve with this great sweet potato casserole everyone will enjoy. Both will be eaten with great pleasure, you don’t even need to mention it’s healthy. Add a healthy salad or squash and you’ve accomplished a great meal to help enjoy Easter on a diet. If your not cooking, load up on whatever protein is being served and a salad. No reason for desert as it’s already been covered with all the candy for the day. If you are going to a friends or family members for dinner, volunteer to bring desert and bring one of these tasty, diet friendly deserts.
See, there’s no reason you can’t enjoy Easter on a diet. Have a fun and Happy Easter!