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This collection of dietitian-designed Easter recipe ideas will give you plenty of inspiration for your at-home Easter menu! Here you’ll find 30+ easy, healthy recipes for Easter brunch, salads, appetizers, and side dishes.

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Are you wondering what to add to your Easter menu this year? I’ve got you covered with these simple, nutritious, and TASTY ideas that your guests and family are sure to love!

Please note that these recipes are not “traditional” Easter foods; rather, they’re inspired by fresh, spring ingredients! If you’d like, you can save these ideas for other upcoming Spring festivities – such as Mother’s Day 😉

Keep scrolling to browse all the recipes, or click on the following sections to find what you’re looking for:

Easter Brunch Ideas (Eggs + More!)

In this section you’ll find plenty of breakfast and brunch ideas that work well for a group of people! Think lots of egg dishes, baked oatmeals, and more. Feel free to increase or adjust the servings sizes as needed to serve all your guests or family.

1) Savoury Spring Vegetable Galette

Overhead photo of a vegetable galette sliced into 6 pieces.
This savoury vegetable galette celebrates the best of spring produce – packed with leeks, asparagus, peas, green onions, and goat cheese. Using store-bought puff pastry, this galette recipe is surprisingly easy to make. It's perfect for an elevated breakfast or brunch, but can also be enjoyed for dinner!
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2) Easy Stovetop Shakshuka

overhead photo of white bowl with a serving of egg shakshuka topped with basil and sourdough toast
This healthy no-bake stovetop shakshuka is so easy to make! No oven required, this recipe is ready in under 30 mins. Vegetarian, gluten-free, and packed with vegetables!
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3) Chocolate Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal

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This easy peanut butter banana baked oatmeal is made with chocolate chips and walnuts. It basically tastes like you're eating a healthier banana bread for breakfast – so delicious! Recipe is both vegan and gluten-free.
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4) Banana Oat Pancakes

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These banana oat pancakes are such a quick, easy, and delicious breakfast or brunch treat! They're made with only 4 simple and healthy ingredients. This recipe is gluten-free, has no added sugars, and is high in fiber.
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5) Arugula & Tomato Frittata

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This easy one-pan arugula and tomato frittata is made with eggs, feta, and fresh basil. It's such a quick and healthy way to get your veggies and protein in! Perfect for lunch, breakfast, or dinner.
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6) Sourdough French Toast

overhead photo of two slices of sourdough french toast topped with a berry compote on a white plate and light pink backdrop
This sourdough french toast recipe may look decadent, but it's super easy to make and just 5 ingredients. Perfect for breakfast or brunch!
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7) Creamy Parmesan Polenta With Eggs

Parmesan polenta topped with vegetables and a poached egg in a white bowl.
This cheesy parmesan polenta is soft, creamy, and quick to make! It's topped with seasonal vegetables and poached eggs for a nutritionally-balanced, healthy, and comforting meal. This recipe is vegetarian and gluten-free.
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8) Pesto Potato Hash Skillet

black skillet with pesto potato hash topped with fried eggs
This pesto potato hash skillet with eggs and veggies is such an easy, healthy meal that can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
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9) Pineapple Baked Oatmeal

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This Healthy Pineapple Baked Oatmeal is made with bananas and coconut for an easy, tropical breakfast! Recipe is vegan, gluten-free & refined sugar-free.
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10) Spanakopita Frittata

frittata in skillet with spinach, feta cheese, and herbs
This Spanakopita Frittata is made with spinach, feta, and tons of fresh herbs. It's great for meal prep and can be enjoyed for breakfast, brunch, or even dinner! Recipe is vegetarian and gluten-free.
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11) Blueberry Banana Baked Oatmeal

blueberry banana baked oatmeal with pecans in white baking dish
This blueberry banana baked oatmeal is a comforting and delicious breakfast option. A simple recipe that is vegan, gluten-free, and healthy!
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12) Canned Salmon Eggs Benedict

Whole wheat english muffin topped with canned salmon, a poached egg, hollandaise, and fresh parsley and dill on a plate.
Canned salmon makes a quick, delicious, and affordable substitute for smoked salmon in this Eggs Benedict. Serve with a herby hollandaise sauce, lots of lemon, a whole wheat bun, and a side of asparagus for a delicious springtime brunch!
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Refreshing Spring Salads

In this section you’ll find plenty of fresh spring salads using seasonal produce! These are perfect to serve as a side salad or starter for your Easter meal.

13) Smoked Salmon Avocado Salad

Smoked salmon salad with avocado, arugula, potatoes, and goat cheese on a white plate.
This smoked salmon salad is made with avocado, potatoes, cucumber, arugula, fresh dill, goat cheese, and a simple lemon dijon dressing! It's so easy to make and is perfect for an appetizer or side salad. Recipe is nutritious, gluten-free, and can easily be made dairy-free!
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14) Cucumber Carrot Celery Salad

Cucumber carrot celery salad with herbs on a large white serving plate.
This raw cucumber carrot celery salad recipe is crunchy, refreshing, and delicious! It's made with simple ingredients like fresh dill, parsley, mint and a lemon vinaigrette dressing. Recipe is easy, healthy, vegan, gluten-free and makes a perfect side salad!
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15) Raw Zucchini Salad With Lemon Vinaigrette

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This easy raw zucchini salad recipe combines shaved ribboned zucchini with Italian-inspired flavours like parmesan, olives, basil, and an easy lemon vinaigrette dressing. Ready within 25 minutes, it's super refreshing, flavourful, and meant to be enjoyed as a cold vegetable side dish.
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16) Halloumi Salad With Couscous

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This halloumi salad recipe is made with fried halloumi cheese, couscous, tons of veggies, and a delicious balsamic vinaigrette dressing. It's a quick and easy salad idea that can be enjoyed as a side dish or as a yummy lunch! For a gluten-free version, simply swap couscous with quinoa.
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17) Roasted Pepper Salad With Farro

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This easy roasted pepper salad recipe is made with farro, goat cheese, arugula, basil, and a simple white wine + lemon vinaigrette dressing. It can be enjoyed warm or cold, and served as either an entree style salad or as a side dish.
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18) Romaine Salad With Za’atar Dressing

plate with crunchy chopped romaine salad and hard boiled egg
This Crunchy Romaine Lettuce Salad is packed with chopped raw vegetables like peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, and radishes. Toasted almonds and sunflower seeds add an extra crunch, while fresh mint, parsley, and a za’atar dressing add that punch of Mediterranean flavour. It’s simple, healthy, and delicious!
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19) Canned Salmon Potato Salad

Healthy canned salmon potato salad with arugula, dill, chives, hard boiled eggs, and red potatoes
Looking for an easy side dish to bring to your next party or get together? This mayo-free, healthy canned salmon potato salad with arugula, dill & chives is for you!
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20) Balsamic Roasted Beet Salad

balsamic roasted beets with goat cheese, walnuts, parsley
This roasted beet salad with goat cheese and walnuts is simple, healthy, and lightly tossed in a homemade balsamic vinaigrette. It's the perfect salad or vegetable side dish!
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21) Spinach Goat Cheese Salad

Spinach salad with goat cheese, roasted potatoes, shaved radishes, and cucumbers in a while bowl with silver utensils
Crunchy vegetables like radish and cucumber are paired with creamy goat cheese and roasted potatoes to create this refreshing and nutritious spinach salad. Finished with a homemade lemon vinaigrette dressing, this salad is perfect for warm spring and summer nights!
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Easter Appetizers

In this section you’ll find tons of tasty appetizers! They’re all super easy to make, too 😉

22) Smoked Salmon Appetizer Bagel Bites

Smoked salmon appetizer bagel bites with skewers on a white plate.
If you're looking for a fun canapé, appetizer, or finger food idea to serve at your next party – look no further than these smoked salmon appetizer bagel bites! They're bite-sized, SUPER easy to make, and sure to be a crowd favourite.
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23) Whipped Feta With Roasted Strawberries

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This whipped feta with greek yogurt dip is paired with balsamic roasted strawberries and basil. It's a sweet, savoury, and DELICIOUS appetizer or starter. Can be made in advance, with an option to serve as crostini!
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24) Pear & Brie Cheese Salad Skewers

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These pear and brie cheese salad skewers are made with arugula, walnuts, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. They're such a quick + easy, sweet + savoury party appetizer idea that your guests will love!
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25) Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates

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These savoury goat cheese stuffed dates are topped with pistachios, walnuts, thyme, and honey! They're SUCH a quick, easy, and delicious appetizer recipe to serve at your next get together. Recipe is vegetarian and gluten-free.
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26) Canned Salmon Crostini

blue plate topped with canned salmon crostini, cream cheese, and dill
Looking for a simple, delicious, and nutritious appetizer idea for your next summer party? These light and fresh canned salmon crostini are sure to be a hit!
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Easter Side Dishes

Complete your Easter meal with one of these delicious vegetable side dishes!

27) Juicy Oven-Roasted Radishes

Oven-roasted radishes in a white bowl with chopped parsley
Oven-roasted radishes are an absolute game-changer. If you don’t love raw radishes, you may be surprised at how sweet and juicy these taste! This simple recipe is the perfect veggie side dish, or a colourful addition to any grain bowl or salad. 
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28) Roasted Asparagus With Pecan Parm

Roasted asparagus with chopped pecan parmesan on a white plate with a stripped dish towel
It couldn’t be easier to make perfectly roasted and tender asparagus with this healthy 6-ingredient recipe. Nutrient-packed asparagus is seasoned with a cheesy vegan pecan parmesan made with nutritional yeast!
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29) Maple-Roasted Carrots With Harissa Yogurt

maple-roasted carrots over harissa yogurt sauce with chopped pistachios, parsley, and lemon zest
These Maple-Roasted Carrots are tossed in pure maple syrup and paired with a spicy harissa yogurt sauce, chopped pistachios, lemon zest, and parsley. The sweet and spicy flavours come together beautifully in this easy carrot side dish!
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30) Smashed Potatoes With Yogurt Sauce

crispy smashed potatoes with parsley yogurt dip on plate
These Crispy Smashed Potatoes are paired with a refreshing yogurt sauce made with parsley, lemon, and garlic. It's an easy, vegetarian, and gluten-free side dish that is sure to be a hit with friends and family!
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31) Smashed Potatoes With Hemp Seed Pesto

crispy red smashed potatoes topped with pesto on baking sheet
Meet your new favourite side dish. These smashed potatoes are crispy and smothered in a delicious hemp seed pesto! Recipe is vegan and gluten-free.
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32) Sautéed Green Beans With Dijon Vinaigrette

garlic sauteed green beans with dijon vinaigrette, toasted almonds, lemon wedges on plate
This recipe for garlic sautéed green beans is tossed in a homemade dijon vinaigrette for an easy, healthy and incredibly flavorful vegetable side dish. Finish with toasted almonds and fresh herbs. Ready in under 30 minutes!
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And there you have it – 30+ Easy, Healthy Easter Recipe Ideas to serve for your guests and family! If you make any of these recipes, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram or Pinterest – seeing your creations always makes my day. You can also subscribe to my email list to never miss a new recipe or nutrition education post!

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This savoury vegetable galette celebrates the best of spring produce – packed with leeks, asparagus, peas, green onions, and goat cheese. Using store-bought puff pastry, this galette recipe is surprisingly easy to make. Plus, more easy healthy easter recipes!
Overhead photo of a vegetable galette sliced into 6 pieces.
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Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil (plus a little extra for drizzling)
  • 1 leek, sliced into thin half-moons (makes ~2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped
  • Salt + pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup green peas, fresh or frozen
  • All-purpose flour (to dust surface)
  • 1 puff pastry, thawed but chilled
  • 1 cup goat cheese
  • ~1/2 bunch thin asparagus spears (woody stems removed)
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • Optional garnish: additional green onions, other fresh herbs, microgreens, sprinkle of goat cheese crumbles, black pepper, etc.

Instructions

  • Heat pan over med-high heat with olive oil. Sauté leeks and green onions for about 10 mins, seasoning with salt and pepper. Stir in peas, then cover pan and remove from heat to continue to soften.
  • Preheat oven to 400F and line large baking sheet with parchment. Roll out puff pastry ON the baking sheet OR on a floured surface, before transferring to baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle goat cheese into the centre of the crust, leaving a 1-inch edge of pastry. Use fingers to gently press cheese down.
  • Drain excess liquid from sautéed veggies (I used a sieve and the back of a spatula), then transfer to the centre of the pastry. Spread veggies out evenly on top of goat cheese.
  • Place asparagus spears on top of veggies. Drizzle with a touch of olive oil, salt + pepper.
  • Fold up edges of pastry, then brush edges with the whisked egg. Place in the middle rack of the oven for 30-35 mins, rotating baking sheet halfway. Edges should be golden brown when done.
    *As oven temperatures + cooking speeds can vary, keep an eye on your galette around the 30 minute mark! You may need to leave it in the oven a little longer or shorter than indicated.
  • Remove galette from oven and garnish with extra green onions, microgreens, or other fresh herbs as desired. Slice + serve warm!

Notes

*SERVINGS: recipe makes 4-6 servings, depending on how large you’d like slices to be!
*LEFTOVERS & REHEATING: Leftovers of this galette will keep for about 3 days in an airtight container in the fridge. In order to best maintain the flaky texture of the crust, I recommend reheating this galette in the oven. Simply pre-heat your oven to about 300-350F, then warm up leftover pieces for about 5 minutes.
*RECIPE MODIFICATIONS & SWAPS:
  • While goat cheese pairs perfectly with this recipe, another soft cheese like ricotta may also taste delicious!
  • Feel free to play around with different vegetables here – I think some sautéed mushrooms or zucchinis would pair perfectly.
  • You can garnish this recipe with some extra green onions, other fresh herbs (like basil or parsley), or sprinkle some microgreens on top for something extra pretty (that’s what I used in these pictures!)
*TIPS:
  • Keep the thawed puff pastry in the fridge until you’re ready to roll it out. It’s much easier to work with puff pastry when it’s chilled.
  • Be sure to either roll out the puff pastry ON the lined-baking dish itself, OR on a floured surface before TRANSFERRING to the baking dish. Please avoid the same mistake I made the first time I tested this, where I added all the fillings before realizing that it would be impossible to transfer to the baking sheet without everything falling apart!!
  • After sautéing the vegetables, I recommend transferring them to a sieve and squeezing out any excess liquid (you can use the back of your spatula to do this). This will help prevent a soggy bottom!
  • Remove the goat cheese from the fridge when you start making the recipe. This will allow it to soften and spread more easily.
  • I found that spreading the goat cheese out on the pastry with my HANDS was a lot more efficient than using a knife (which may have ripped the pastry). Simply sprinkle it around the center and gently press down with your fingers in an even layer.

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