This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Whole Foods Market. All opinions are 100% mine.
Easter brings back so many sweet, sugar-filled memories, literally.
Growing up, my mom would go all out with the best Easter candy, colorfully arranged in a cute basket with all the goodies; Easter egg hunt included.
As you probably guessed, my lifestyle has since changed and I’m bringing you new ideas for a better Vegan Easter Basket!
I couldn’t wait to share my vegan finds with you and felt like a kid in a candy store, picking out the “fun stuff” that I don’t normally allow myself to buy, which felt incredibly satisfying… I highly recommend you try it for yourself. Think gummy candy, watermelon rings, macaroons, toasted coconut marshmallows, savory vegan snacks, a vegan “egg”, bee-free honee, healthier chewing gum, beauty finds, vegan cooking magazines and lots more. I went ALL OUT and it felt so good.
Whether you’re an adult who indulges on holiday candy from time to time (c’mon, we all do it) or you have kids/teens who follow a vegan lifestyle, no one has to feel left out anymore like years prior! There are SO many goodies at our fingertips and everything I’m sharing today can be found at your local Whole Foods Market.
Times are changin, my loves! Seriously though, who would have thought products like these would be available?!
Of course the goodies aren’t “healthy” per say, but sometimes, you gotta live a little and enjoy life. I never want to come off as a vegan blogger who only eats kale and sweet potatoes and perfectly arranged smoothie bowls on the daily… that is so far from the truth. I like to indulge as much as anyone and encourage you to do the same. Plus, it’s important to support vegan brands who are paving the way for cruelty-free goodies (made without artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners or preservatives that can be found in conventional candy) and show them some love!!
We need to talk about my love for Whole Foods Market.
Not only do I feel like I’m in a dreamland while shopping there (and literally want everything in sight) but I feel like they get me.
Not only is their produce more fresh and of higher quality (at least here in the midwest!) but the amount of options they offer for anyone following a vegan lifestyle or special diet is magical. They have strict guidelines for the natural food products they do sell, which sets them apart from the rest, giving us peace of mind by supporting brands interested in our well-being.
Your dollar counts, don’t ever forget that.
Everything sold at Whole Foods Market does NOT contain:
- high fructose corn syrup
- hydrogenated fats
- artificial preservatives
- artificial sweeteners
- artificial flavors
- artificial colors
I should also mention that your prayers have been answered… Vegan Marshmallow Bunnies (similar to Peeps!) do exist!!
You’ll have to search this store locator to make sure they’re available at a Whole Foods near you, but how fun?! Shoutout to Sweet and Sara for being the first brand to make a vegan marshmallow bunny – and a cute one at that! Not to mention all of their other adorable treats!
Okay, ready to see what’s in my Vegan Easter Basket?!
Let’s start with the candies, chocolate, gum and sweet treats:
Theo Organic Fair Trade Orange 70% Dark Chocolate
Surf Sweets Peach Rings, Organic Fruity Bears, Watermelon Rings
Amy’s Organic Andy’s Dandy Sunny Candy Bar
Hail Merry Dark Chocolate Macaroon Merry Bites
Simply Gum Ginger and Mint Natural Chewing Gum
I Heart Keenwah Quinoa Puffs
Alive & Radiant Kale Krunch
365 Organic Dried Mango
Dang Lightly Salted Toasted Coconut Chips
Vegan Specialty Finds:
Coco-Roons Coconut Cashew Superfood Cookies
Sweet & Sara Toasted Coconut Marshmallows
Follow Your Heart VeganEgg (100% Plant Based Egg Replacer)
Magazine, Beauty Finds and Miscellaneous Goodies:
Cook Vegan Magazine
Harmless Harvest Organic Coconut Water
Vega Greens On The Go Drink Mix in Matcha Honeydew and Mint Lemonade
Alaffia Coconut Mint Fair Trade Lip Balm
Plant Based Bee-Free Honee in Mint Flavor
Desert Essence Nourishing Coconut Hand and Body Lotion (seriously so rich and hydrating!)
I hope this Vegan Easter Basket gives you some fun ideas for a better gift basket and inspires you to stay cruelty-free and compassionate for the upcoming holiday. Find Your Local Whole Foods Market .
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