Spring has officially sprung, which means Easter is quickly approaching! Whether you’ll be hosting a celebration, joining family and friends for a gathering or enjoying the day by yourself, try some of these recipes to enhance your festivities. Check out this collection of delectable recipes that are sure to make everyone hoppy (pun intended)! Don’t celebrate Easter? With some simple tweaks, these ideas can also be used as a way to commemorate spring.
Celebrating Easter doesn’t mean you have to ditch your healthy eating ways. These finely tuned recipes offer a spread that is just as tasty as it is guilt-free!
Let’s start with the main event! This Maple Glazed Ham pulls double duty as it is great for brunch, lunch or dinner with its perfect combination of salty and sweet. Even better, this recipe is easy to prepare with only a few ingredients and is entirely free of refined sugar.
Simply seasoned Salt and Pepper Charred Green Beans ensure everyone (kids included) get in a dose of good for you greens. Bring on the flavor with Herby Potato Salad that is mayo-free and infused with fresh chives, basil and dill. Or try this make-ahead Cauliflower Gratin dish that is convenient and packed with plenty of vegetable goodness.
Ditch extra fat and calories with this simple Classic Carrot Cake recipe. Clean eating never tasted as good as a spiced carrot cake topped with sweet ricotta frosting!
Don’t let the Easter bunny have all the fun! Perfect for children (and the young at heart) check out these mouthwatering options.
Who says kids don’t like fruits and vegetables? Honey Roasted Carrots are sure to please tiny tummies and are nutritious to boot. Take a bite of the rainbow with these adorable multicolored Easter Peeps Fruit Kabobs. It can’t get any cuter than this themed Easter Bunny Veggie and Dip Platter that’s wholesome and a breeze to construct.
Try this effortless Chocolate Peanut Butter Nest Cookie recipe that the kids will enjoy helping assemble. They’ll never suspect these festive no-bake delights are vegan and free of gluten, dairy and refined sugar. Another tantalizing tot treat that can also serve as an activity for the kiddos are Krispy Bunny Treats. Children can easily put their artistic spin on these darling desserts with rabbit shaped cookie cutters and decorative gel frosting.
Nothing says Easter quite like carrot cake! If you’re a baking whiz, you’ll adore whipping up these charming Carrot Cake Truffles.
Forget the sugar-overloaded Reese’s eggs that have been lining the grocery store shelves for weeks. Instead, try these vegan (keto and paleo friendly) Peanut Butter Eggs made with just four ingredients.
M&M’s, white chocolate, Oreos and colorful sprinkles combine in this straight-forward, seasonal Easter Oreo Bark recipe that will be a favorite of children and adults alike.
This Edible Easter Egg Tart is a showstopper with layers of fresh blueberries, clementine, mango, kiwi and pomegranate seeds.
Did you over purchase Easter candy? These Spring Confetti Bars are the perfect solution, uniting leftover sweets, bright sprinkles and marshmallows.
No matter how you intend to spend the holiday, take time to relax, reflect and thoroughly enjoy the company of family and friends!