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11 Plant-Based Easter Recipes

Easter is here! Along with spring flowers, Easter offers an opportunity to embrace fresh, in-season produce that you can serve at your family gathering. We’ve scoured the web for the best, plant-based recipes for you to test out this Easter:

Soup & Salads

Warm Spring Salad

This recipe is a great way to take advantage of the influx of fresh spring asparagus. That, combined with fresh strawberries and healthy quinoa, makes for a delicious starter or main dish.

Kale, Lentil and Roasted Beet Salad

A beautiful salad to serve any day of the year, it certainly makes an impression on a festive occasion like Easter. The gorgeous deep red of the beets on the dark green kale is good enough to eat!

Cream of Asparagus Soup w/ Roasted Shallots

Here’s another recipe that takes advantage of spring asparagus, along with the addition of crispy roasted shallots to add some texture.

Sides

Venetian Cauliflower

This is a unique and delicious way to serve cauliflower and make it extra special for your family and friends. With the added sweetness of raisins and currants and the crunch of pine nuts, this side is a sure winner.

Roasted Carrots

What would spring be without some fresh carrots? Be sure to buy carrots with their greens for a beautiful presentation.

Mains

Butternut Squash Risotto

Here’s a hearty recipe that can be easily upsized to suit large crowds. Filling and delicious, you can serve this rice dish as a main event, or bring it to your next Easter dinner.

Super-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Let your imagination run wild, or just follow the recipe for an easy and filling side dish. Add some cashew cheese on top for a bit of decadence.

Herbed Chickpea Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

Meaty mushrooms take center stage on your Easter plate. Stuff them with a delectable herbed chickpea stuffing to make this main dish more filling.  

Desserts

Almond & Pistachio Ice Cream

Instead of the standard pies and cakes this Easter, try something a bit different with some delicious ice cream! The beautiful green color actually comes from spinach (!) but, trust us, no one will know it’s in there.

Matcha Swirl Lemon Cashew Cheesecake

If cheesecake is the one thing you miss from before your plant-based days, miss no more! This easy recipe has just a handful of ingredients and is probably one of the healthiest dessert recipes you’ll find.

Cinnamon Baked Pears

Looking for something a little bit lighter this Easter? Here’s a straightforward dessert that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and will be enjoyed by all. There you have it, everything you need to create the perfect plant-based spring menu. Enjoy! Happy Spring and Happy Easter!