Jesus Christ for sure would not have approved of people celebrating his resurrection, with milk from factory farms. If you eat dairy, go for organic Easter eggs. Or better yet, try one of these, all made with plant milk.
Zero waste is tricky at present because chocolate (like coffee) has to be vacuum packed to avoid it going stale. But some biodegradable wrappers are made with eucalyptus fibre, and its mass use in Portugal and Brazil is causing forest wildfires (eucalyptus trees are very flammable) and koalas have also been hurt during harvesting of trees in Australia. Here are a few ideas, just recycle the packaging when done. Or even try making your own.
Keep chocolate away from pets, including white chocolate (it has too much fat). Use a letterbox guard for online orders.
Moo Free offers chocolate Easter eggs that taste like milk, but are made from rice milk. There are conventional Easter eggs, mini Easter eggs and an organic sour cherry chocolate Easter egg. The ‘surprise’ Easter egg replaces the usual plastic toy with a rice milk chocolate animal inside.
Booja Booja (Norfolk) offers luxury Easter eggs in beautiful packaging. The eggs are hand-painted in Kashmir (India) to support artisans in war zones. The small eggs have 3 truffles, the large eggs have 12 truffles. Choose from:
- Almond Salted Caramel
- Hazelnut Crunch
- Fine de Champagne
Cocoa Caravan Easter Eggs are made with coconut blossom nectar and have a soft caramel centre, made creamy with cashew nuts and coconut oil.
Make Your Own Easter Eggs
Vegan Coconut Easter Eggs (Crowded Kitchen) only need a few simple ingredients. Coated in dark chocolate, they are the perfect snack for Easter.
Vegan Chocolate Easter Egg Hazelnut Macaroons (Full of Plants) are crispy on the outside, chewy inside and contain a rich dark chocolate hazelnut centre.
Or do something a little different and try these savoury Easter egg recipes from The Vurger Co, using their amazing range of sauces.