Ideas for healthy Easter baskets

When the Easter Bunny comes this weekend, he doesn't need to leave heaps of fatty chocolates and sugary sweets.



News 12 visited the Mount Carmel Pharmacy in the Bronx for some ideas that aren't heavy on candy.



One option is to do a themed basket that revolves around a child's favorite band or sport. The pharmacy sells One Direction baskets that include the group's fragrance. It also offers baseball-themed baskets for young sluggers.



For baskets that must include food, healthier options include dark chocolate, which is filled with anti-oxidants, or milk chocolate that has nuts or fruit. Carrots are also a good Easter treat.


sorry to interrupt
your first 5 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 5 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."