Healthy and easy chocolate easter treats recipes

Libby Limon BSc NT mBANT / Mar 22, 2016

VITL Greens superfood powder tastes so good with natural vanilla and maca powder it is the perfect healthy flavour and boost to your Easter ‘treats’. Raw chocolate is super easy to make with only a few ingredients, great fun if you are a kid or an adult. All the indulgence with none of the guilt, it is full of antioxidant goodness without overdoing it on sugar like many shop bought products.

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Raw Chocolate

1 cup/100g        coconut oil

¾ cup/70g         cacoa butter

½ cup/120ml     maple syrup or coconut nectar

1 cup/ 70g         raw cacao powder

3 sachets          vitl greens

Pinch of salt

Method

1. Melt the coconut oil, cacao butter, and maple syrup in a glass or metal bowl over a pan of simmering water and stir to combine
2. Take off the pan and sieve in the cacao.
3. Stir until dissolved in to glossy, smooth molten chocolate.

 

Healthy Easter Chocolate Nests with Sugar Free Marzipan Eggs

Changing up the classic Easter cereal nests, made with gluten free high protein quinoa puffs, flaked almonds and coconut shavings for a nourishing twist

Ingredients, makes 12

Molten VITL SuperGreens Vanilla chocolate as recipe above

50g      flaked almonds

50g      quinoa puffs

100g    coconut shavings

Method

1. Place all of the dry ingredients in a bowl
2. Add the molten VITL SuperGreens raw chocolate mix and stir through thoroughly.
3. In cupcake cases, place spoonfuls of the mixture, shaping into a nest.
4. Once you have made 12, put in fridge to set.
5. In the meantime, make the marzipan eggs.

 

Sugar Free Marzipan Eggs

1 egg white or 30g of pasteurised carton egg white (esp. if for children, pregnant mothers or the elderly)

150g    ground almonds

1tsp    almond extract

6g        stevia

Method

1. Add the egg whites, stevia and almond extract in a bowl and beat with electric mixer, just until it is combined a bit, don’t beat it stiff.
2. Add ground almonds and beat together until you can bring the mixture together into’dough’ by hand.
3. To make green eggs, add ½ a VITL Greens sachet to ½ the mixture.
4. Using your hands roll into small smooth balls and then shape into 1cm ‘eggs’. 
5. Place 3 eggs into each chocolate nest to serve.

 

Goji Berry and Vanilla Superfood Easter Chocolates

Goji berries pair perfectly with vanilla, they add texture as well as adding to the superfood credentials. All you need is our raw chocolate recipe and some ‘Easter’ shape silicon moulds.

Ingredients

Molten VITL SuperGreens Vanilla chocolate as recipe above

30g      Dried goji berries

Method

1. Stir the goji berries into molten VITL SuperGreens raw chocolate mix, stir through thoroughly.
2. Carefully spoon into Easter silicon mould with eggs, chicks, bunnies etc. Or equally just place on greaseproof paper to make your own ‘bar’.
3. Place in the freezer for 15mins to set.
4. Store in the fridge until ready to eat.