With plenty of Easter treats in store, sugar overload could be right around the corner. Instead, try these indulgent yet healthy recipes to satisfy all your cravings in a nutritious way.
Carrot Cake Granola // The Simple Kitchen
Made with a combination of oats and oat flour, this granola is high in fiber, but has all the carrots, pecans, cinnamon and raisins to satisfy your carrot cake craving.
Paleo Bunny Bites // Great Food and Lifestyle
These paleo-friendly bunny bites are a fun addition to your Easter spread. The delicious banana bread inspired snacks are loaded with nutritious ingredients like pumpkin, coconut and almond flour.
Carrot Cake Bread // The Fit Housewife
With less than 150 calories per slice, this carrot cake bread is a great option. Top with the optional cream cheese glaze to get the full carrot cake experience.
No-Bake Carrot Cake Energy Balls // Running with Spoons
These no-bake bites are ready in only 10 minutes and are full of nutritious ingredients like oats, coconut flour, shredded carrots and dried fruit, plus all the carrot cake spices you love!
Brown Rice Crispy Treat Easter Eggs // Begin Within Nutrition
Instead of traditional rice crispy treats, why not try these made with fiber-rich brown rice cereal, natural peanut butter and brown rice syrup? They’re gluten-free and vegan, too.
Baked Carrot Cake Donuts with Orange Cream Cheese Glaze // Cooking with Ruthie
Unlike traditional donuts, these carrot cake donuts are baked, making them lower in fat. Top them with the orange cream cheese glaze for a tasty but healthier treat!
High Protein Carrot Cake Waffles with Maple Cream Cheese Glaze // Veggie and the Beast
These waffles are high in fiber and have over 20 grams of protein, making them a great way to start your day!
Paleo Carrot Cake Balls // Culinary Couture
Made with a base of medjool dates, almond flour and pecans, these balls are paleo-friendly and vegan.
Bunny Trail Mix Cookies // The Best of This Life
With nutrient-rich ingredients like oats, quinoa, chia seeds and pumpkin seeds, these healthier trail mix cookies are a fun way to indulge in your favorite Easter candy without going all-out.
Carrot Cake Protein Smoothie // Eating Bird Food
This protein smoothie is made with carrot juice, which boost immunity, supports bone health and helps maintain healthy hair and nails.
Vegan Carrot Cake Balls // Pumpkin and Peanut Butter
Dipped in chocolate, these whole-wheat and vegan-friendly cake balls are a delicious way to enjoy spicy carrot cake in bite-sized form.
Carrot Cake Slow Cooker Oatmeal // Rachel Cooks
Throw your ingredients into your slow cooker the night before, and you’ll wake up to this delicious and nutritious Carrot Cake Steel Cut Oatmeal.
Paleo Carrot Cake Monkey Bread Muffins // Athletic Avocado
These yummy, pull-apart carrot cake muffins are healthy enough that you could eat them for breakfast! Topped with a delicious icing made with your choice of Greek yogurt, coconut cream or cream cheese.
Sugar-Free Spelt Carrot Cake // Supergolden Bakes
Made with whole grain spelt flour and free of processed sugar, this carrot cake is a great healthy alternative to your favorite carrot cake recipe.
Blueberry Mini Muffins with Lemon Coconut Frosting // Made to Glow
With a coconut flour base, these delicious blueberry mini muffins topped with a lemon coconut frosting will instantly remind you of spring!
Single-Serving Healthy Carrot Cake // Calm Mind Busy Body
This single-serving dessert is vegan, gluten-free and sugar-free, making it the perfectly proportioned healthy treat.
Carrot Cake Overnight Oats // The Organic Dietitian
Prepare this recipe the night before, and you’ll wake up to Carrot Cake flavored overnight oats, topped with nuts, coconut and dried fruit.
Chocolate Meyer Lemon Thumbprint Cookies // Healthy Helper
Fresh lemon is combined with chocolate in this cookie recipe, which is gluten-free, vegan, and contains no added sugar!
Raw Carrot Zucchini Cake // Rawmazing
Packed with carrots, zucchini and pineapple, this raw cake is an excellent alternative to traditional carrot cake! Top with the delicious, creamy cashew-based icing for a tasty dessert.
Funfetti Celebration Donuts // Strength and Sunshine
These pastel-inspired donuts are perfect for your Easter celebration! They’re also gluten-free, vegan, and paleo.
Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze // Ambitious Kitchen
These carrot cake muffins are made with whole wheat flour and healthy fats from the coconut almond milk. They’re also sweetened naturally with maple syrup!
Healthy Chocolate Easter Bunnies // The Happy Health Freak
If you’re craving a chocolate treat, making a healthy Easter bunny at home is easy! Try a Superfood Easter Bunny or a Chocolate PB2 Bunny.
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