20 Healthy And Delicious Easter Recipes You Should Try This April

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1. Roasted Jerusalem Artichokes

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Sprinkled with feta cheese and drizzled with garlic-dill butter you can substitute potatoes in place of the sunchokes in this delicious Easter side dish. Jerusalem artichokes are also called sunchokes. They are nutty, flavorful, starch-rich roots that are native to Central America. They have a high-quality phyto-nutrition profile which includes dietary fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals like potassium, iron, and copper.

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2. Tsoureki

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Use organic eggs in this braided crown of Greek Easter bread. As per custom, the eggs are dyed a scarlet red, but you can skip the chemical coloring if you want to make it healthier.

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3. Pomegranate-Glazed Ham

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Pomegranates have plenty of vitamins, fiber and minerals. Regular intake of this anti-oxidant rich fruit is said to keep cholesterol and blood pressure under control.

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4. Steamed Fish with Cucumber, Borage, and Tahini Sauce

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A healthy protein source with crunchy fiber. You can garish this Easter dish with fresh cilantro sprigs. Borage flowers have medicinal properties that are helpful in reducing fever and cough.

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5. Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots

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The carrots are packed with vitamin A, while the garlic helps fight both bacterial and viral infections.

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6. Creamy Spring Peas with Bacon and Mint

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A scrumptious blend of refreshing tastes and textures with sugar snaps, sweet green peas, salty bacon, mint and cream sauce.

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7. Preserved Lemon Roast Chicken with Freekeh Salad

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A rich citrus flavor accompanies this yummy roasted chickened served with spring onion spiked freekeh. Freekeh is toasted and cracked young green wheat. A single serving has more protein and twice as much fiber as that of quinoa.

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8. Asparagus Casserole

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With two kinds of cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, mushrooms and onion, this rich and velvety Asparagus Casserole is topped with crunchy fried onion.

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9. Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Red Wine, Shallots & Wheat Berries

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Portobello mushrooms, spinach and hazelnuts make this a very healthy and delicious cauliflower roast. Baby portobello mushrooms  are a nutritional powerhouse with many vitamins and minerals including selenium.

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10. Ricotta-Pea Spread

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A novel and refreshing presentation of minty fresh peas and ricotta served on toasted baguette slices.

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11. Brown Butter Potatoes Au Gratin Tarts

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The perfect Easter side dish these crunchy puff pastry squares are topped with an incredible cheesy potato mixture.

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12. Roasted Carrots and Asparagus with Almond Gremolata

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Roasted almonds, lemon and garlic impart such amazing flavor to this crunchy asparagus and carrot salad.

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13. Warm Spring Vegetables

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A healthy green side dish of courgettes, peas, broad beans and parsley dressed with olive oil and lemon.

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14. Accordion Potatoes

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Loaded with fiber, vitamins, iron and potassium, these roasted red potatoes are sprinkled with thyme and parsley.

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15. Avgolemono

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Creamy and lemony chicken broth that is bursting with healthy nutrients.

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16. Herby Salmon with Salad & Crushed New Potatoes

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Rich with omega 3, this delicious salmon recipe includes potatoes and green vegetables.

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17. Easter Carrot and Walnut Cupcakes

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Protein rich cheese and healthy butter top these mini cakes filled with the goodness of carrots and walnuts.

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18. Leg of Lamb with Delicious Gravy

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Roasted lamb flavored with herby butter and served with mint sauce and celeriac mash.

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19. Broccoli & Goat Cheese Souffle

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Serve this cheesy souffle with a tomato and fennel salad. Bake and serve immediately before its deflates. Goat milk cheese is easier to digest and lower in cholesterol than cow’s milk. It is a good source of calcium, protein, vitamin A, vitamin K, and phosphorus.

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20. Pistachio, Yoghurt & Elderflower cake

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An Easter treat with Almonds, pistas, greek style yogurt and free range eggs.

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