Diwali is incomplete without sweets. If diyas and new clothes add to the glamour of the festival of lights, delicacies like laddus, barfis, and dry fruits are an integral part of the celebrations.
But, is it possible for you to satiate all your sweet cravings during this festive season, and still not feel guilty?
Yes, it is! Here’s a list of wholesome sweets you can buy with a single click to ensure that you have a happy and sweet Diwali.
Who doesn’t love laddus? They are the very definition of Diwali for most of us, but it is also true that gorging on them, comes with a price.
But not anymore! This Diwali, leave the guilt behind and tuck into these delicious and nutritious laddus made with almonds, coconut powder, dates, ghee, organic jaggery and other healthy ingredients.
Who says traditions cannot catch up with contemporary tastes? This peanut-butter barfi from D-Alive is delicious, healthy and perfect for a Diwali snack.
The best part? It has zero refined sugar and gets its sweetness from coconut sugar and stevia instead.
3) Jagger Bombs—dry fruits and jaggery bites
Move away from fried snacks and packaged junk food, and stay powered this Diwali with these yummy “jagger bombs,” made from almonds, cashews, foxnuts, ghee, gondh, jaggery and pistachios.
4) Firecracker chocolates to match Diwali celebration
This year, opt for these eco-friendly “crackers” to get your chocolate fix. These will not only create an explosion of flavours in your mouth but also keep the skies smoke-free.
5) Homemade halwa mix complete with dry fruits and saffron
We love halwa, but preparing it from scratch is a back-breaking task.
Don’t you worry, though. This easy-to-prepare homemade halwa mix at Rs 350, is complete with dry fruits like cashews, almonds, walnuts, and comes close to the one made by your grandmother!
6) A festive Diwali gift basket with savoury snacks
Don’t have a sweet tooth? Not an issue. We have curated a gift basket with tasty snacks such as imli pops, jackfruit bars, amla bites, lemon chaat and banana bites.
At just Rs 295, this basket is a steal and lets you get a taste of Diwali even without sweets.
7) A refined-sugar free energy pak
This healthy treat by D-Alive is a modified Mysore Pak and a perfect mix of comfort food and energy bomb.
Whether you are a health-conscious person or just not into traditional sweets, this delicious treat which is “paked” with natural seeds, coconut sugar, almonds, and ghee, will soon become a top favourite!
8) The traditional Diwali dry fruit basket
Gifting dry fruits is a tradition during Diwali, and this hamper, with a twist, is just what you are looking for!
Buy them for your loved ones or yourself, to munch on the snacks during breaks, and satiate those id-day hunger pangs or late-night cravings.
Hungry for more? We have a wide range of food products and party essentials that will make your Diwali eco-friendly, healthy and obviously, full of cheer!
(Edited by Gayatri Mishra)