20 Healthy And Delicious Easter Recipes You Should Try This April
1. Roasted Jerusalem Artichokes
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.
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.
3. Pomegranate-Glazed Ham
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.
4. Steamed Fish with Cucumber, Borage, and Tahini Sauce
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.
5. Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots
The carrots are packed with vitamin A, while the garlic helps fight both bacterial and viral infections.
6. Creamy Spring Peas with Bacon and Mint
A scrumptious blend of refreshing tastes and textures with sugar snaps, sweet green peas, salty bacon, mint and cream sauce.
7. Preserved Lemon Roast Chicken with Freekeh Salad
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.
8. Asparagus Casserole
With two kinds of cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, mushrooms and onion, this rich and velvety Asparagus Casserole is topped with crunchy fried onion.
9. Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Red Wine, Shallots & Wheat Berries
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.
10. Ricotta-Pea Spread
A novel and refreshing presentation of minty fresh peas and ricotta served on toasted baguette slices.
11. Brown Butter Potatoes Au Gratin Tarts
The perfect Easter side dish these crunchy puff pastry squares are topped with an incredible cheesy potato mixture.
12. Roasted Carrots and Asparagus with Almond Gremolata
Roasted almonds, lemon and garlic impart such amazing flavor to this crunchy asparagus and carrot salad.
13. Warm Spring Vegetables
A healthy green side dish of courgettes, peas, broad beans and parsley dressed with olive oil and lemon.
14. Accordion Potatoes
Loaded with fiber, vitamins, iron and potassium, these roasted red potatoes are sprinkled with thyme and parsley.
Creamy and lemony chicken broth that is bursting with healthy nutrients.
16. Herby Salmon with Salad & Crushed New Potatoes
Rich with omega 3, this delicious salmon recipe includes potatoes and green vegetables.
17. Easter Carrot and Walnut Cupcakes
Protein rich cheese and healthy butter top these mini cakes filled with the goodness of carrots and walnuts.
18. Leg of Lamb with Delicious Gravy
Roasted lamb flavored with herby butter and served with mint sauce and celeriac mash.
19. Broccoli & Goat Cheese Souffle
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.
20. Pistachio, Yoghurt & Elderflower cake
An Easter treat with Almonds, pistas, greek style yogurt and free range eggs.
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