What else do you eat at Easter instead of store bought (and let’s face it, sugar-laden) treats like Easter eggs and hot cross buns?
There are no real healthy options out there to get into the festivities.
And as it’s a four day holiday associated with sugary treats, mum Cassie reveals she has a plan to resist the chocolate eggs and hot cross buns this Easter!
How this mum plans to stay on track this Easter
Cassie Mckay has been part of the Healthy Mummy community for four years and lost 14 kilos with the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge (read more of her story below).
“I most definitely plan on staying on track this Easter and meal prep will play a big part in that. I have already been checking out recipes on the recipe hub and the website,” Cassie said.
Cassie plans on taking food to the events she has on over Easter, making Healthy Mummy Hot cross buns (again) as she says, “they were a hit with the family.”
As a practice run of the Easter recipes, Cassie took a plate to work for morning tea which consisted of, Choc Weetbix Slice, Raw Cookie Dough Bars, Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Crumble Balls (found on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge) served with strawberries and raspberries.
These recipes are great substitutes for chocolate Easter eggs as they give you the sugar hit without the processed sugar, but you still get that yummy chocolatey flavour!
If you’re a hot cross bun addict, try our Healthy Mummy healthy hot cross buns which are just as good as the real thing sans the guilt!
Post Easter plan
“I’ll be taking soda water and herbal tea infusions so that I have something a little special to drink,” she says.
Having followed the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge for some time, Cassie says the thought of too much chocolate makes her feel sick.
“I’ll most likely stick to the Healthy Mummy chocolate treats,” says Cassie.
But she’s not completely skipping the treats!
Cassie says, “My partner and I usually have half an Easter egg in our coffee as a special Easter treat.”
Already planning ahead, Cassie is taking measures to ensure she feels her best after the Easter break.
“I know that while I plan on eating healthy foods over Easter, that I will likely eat over my BMR a couple of days, so plan on doing the 7 Day Cleanse once it is all over,” she says.
Cassie’s weight loss story!
The pic on the left is Cassie 15 months after her second child and the second is 14 months following the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge. And she’s over 14kg down!
Cassie says, “11 years ago I wore the swimsuit on holiday with my partner. After 2 kids, I wouldn’t have even dreamed I’d ever fit back into this bikini!”
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