The good news is that having allergies or intolerances doesn't mean you should miss out on all the fun this Easter. Here's our guide to the best gluten and dairy-free snacks, meals, and eggs to tuck into.
1. Moo Free Organic Sour Cherry Egg
One of the most longstanding free-from brands is Moo-known for their dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan chocolates. A nice twist on the usual flavours, this organic sour cherry vegan egg makes a lovely change and still manages to taste creamy despite not containing milk.
Organic Sour Cherry Egg: £5.99, Moo
2. Morrison's Honeycomb and Raspberry Temptation Slab
Missing a crunchie or honeycomb chocolate since being gluten and dairy free? This slab-priced at just £2-is the perfect blend of sweet and crunchie and is utterly addictive.
Morrison's Honeycomb and Raspberry Temptation Slab: £2
3. Melt Strawberry Easter Egg
An egg with a difference. Handcrafted in Notting Hill, these eggs are pure luxury. The strawberry egg blends 70% dark chocolate and fresh strawberries (the green tip is made using passion fruit chocolate). The result? One of the best dairy-free eggs we've ever tried. It really does taste like eating fresh strawberries dipped in chocolate.
Strawberry Easter Egg: £29.99, Melt Chocolates
4. Snaffling Pig Eggstra Porky Easter Gift
For an alternative to a traditional egg, why not try Snaffling Pigs alternative for the avid pork scratching fan. The egg is replaced with a large glass jar crammed with crunchy crisp pork scratchings-with a choice of 12 flavours (from marvellous maple to low and slow BBQ)
Snaffling Pig’s Eggstra Porky Easter Gift Set: available at www.snafflingpig.co.uk.
5. Buttermilk Hot Cross Fudge
This easter-themed fudge is crammed with raisins, fruit peel and mixed spices. Vegan fudge is hard to find so this one is extra special.
Buttermilk Hot Cross Bun Fudge: £9 (for 3 boxes), Buttermilk
6. Bellfield Beer Cases
Raise a toast this Easter with gluten-free beer brand Bellfield. Their mixed cases come with session ales and craft lager; all of which are coeliac UK approved and registered with the vegan society.
Bellfield Brewery Mixed Case of 12: £24.50, bellfieldbrewery.com
7. Easter Lunch for 2
Celebrate Easter with a slap-up meal from Mandira's Kitchen. Their Easter Lunch-which contains dishes such as gluten free samosas and methi malai chicken-can be ordered vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free.
Easter Lunch for 2: £55.00, Mandira's Kitchen.
8.Creative Nature Bunnydroppings
Indulge in these allergen-friendly chocolate-coated crunchy bites this Easter with Creative Nature's limited edition jar of Bunny Droppings!
These snacks are delicious on their own, and as well as being 39% lower in sugar, they're entirely plant-based for vegans too.
Creative Nature Bunny Droppings: £5.99, Creative Nature
9. Vegan Belgian Chocolate & Stuffed Medjool Date Selection in a Gift Box
Looking for a health-conscious Easter treat? Perfect for gifting, this box comes with stuffed Medjool dates (which pack a nutrition punch) in a variety of flavours. From zesty orange peel to creamy marzipan, the dates are then dipped in dark chocolate for an added dose of sweetness.
Vegan Belgian Chocolate & Stuffed Medjool Date Selection in a Gift Box: £35.00, Farhi.
10. The Mindful Cook Chocolate Making Kit
Make your own spring-themed dark chocolate with this kit of ethically sourced ingredients and flower-shaped moulds. Perfect for getting creative with little ones in the kitchen, this kit also comes with an informative video tutorial to follow too.
The Mindful Cook Chocolate Making Kit: £47.00, The Mindful Cook
11. Oaty Raspberry Bar Small Easter Stack A Cake
The kit includes everything you need to create your own easter cake for two that's both gluten-free and vegan. The kit contains a beautiful fine china vintage teacup and plate (to make your very own authentic cake stand); a baby oaty Rasberry bar traybake, freeze-dried petals and chocolate buttons (to melt and drizzle) to decorate your stack. The kit comes with easy to follow instructions for beginners so it's great for getting kids involved too.
Oat Raspberry Bar Small Easter Stack: £20.00, honeybuns.co.uk
12. Mooze Booze
Mooze Booze 12% is a Botanical Spirit, made in the same way as Gin, but with 1/3 of the strength and just 18 calories a pour. Perfect for those drinking too much over Lockdown.
Mooze Booze: £19.99, www.moozebooze.com