Serving Size: Serves 10 | Prep time: 15min | Total Time: 15min
There are so many great and fun things about Easter, that don’t have to include candy, while candy is a pretty good part, it’s not everything!
If your kids are like mine, they’ll get plenty of candy from school, community egg hunts, family parties, and neighbors. So, what are you doing for Easter this year to minimize the sugar coma? How about swapping out the peeps and cadbury eggs for this simple, no-bake easter egg fruit tart recipe? Filled with natural, ‘good sugar’s’ this recipe will curb your sugar cravings and provide a fun activity for the whole family to enjoy!
- 1 cup almond butter
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 cup oats, dry
- 3/4 cup Greek yogurt, vanilla
- 3/4 cup strawberries
- 3/4 cup blueberries
- 1 medium banana
- 3/4 cup grapes, green
- In a microwave safe bowl, add almond butter, honey, vanilla and salt. Microwave for 20 seconds, then stir until smooth.
- Take 1 cup of dry oats and place in a blender. Blend until the oats are finely chopped and resembles flour. Set aside.
- Add the other cup of oats to the almond butter mixture and stir. Slowly add in a little of your homemade oat flour at a time until you get a mixture that you can form into a crust. Depending on your brand almond butter the amount of flour may slightly vary.
- Take small amounts of the mixture and form Easter egg shaped disks. (Place onto parchment paper or foil for easy cleanup).
- Once all the Easter eggs are formed, spread on a layer of greek yogurt. Top with sliced fruit to make your designs and enjoy!
Recipe By: SuperHealthyKids.com
By swapping out ‘bad sugars’ for ‘good sugars’ like in this recipe could mean the difference between memory issues, sugar addiction and dependency, low energy or mood imbalances over time. While some may not be overly concerned with their sugar intake this Easter, you might be interested in learning about the Shocking Effects of Sugar On Your Child’s Brain. Check out this article to read more about the link between sugar and brain health.