These Easter recipes are perfect for a springtime weekend celebration! You’ll love the variety of satisfying brunch recipes, vibrant salads, delicious sides, light main courses, and decadent desserts. So many healthy options that everyone will love!
Easy and Healthy Easter Recipes!
It’s that time of year where spring is in the air, good produce is abundant, and brunch is everyone’s favorite meal. What a wonderful time of year! Whatever your Easter looks like this year, I am confident you will all love this roundup for Healthy Easter Recipes.
As a nutritionist, I love to give everyone healthy options that are still comforting and delicious for a special holiday. It’s so easy to do by loading up with spring produce! So sit back and let me help you plan your meal. So many delicious options for salads, sides, mains, and desserts. Oh, and if you’re planning a brunch spread as your main meal, plenty of delicious options there too!
Before we get started, if you need some inspiration on how to hard boil eggs in the Air Fryer, or for a way to use up hard boiled eggs, you’ll want to check out this post on Avocado Egg Salad! I’ve also included hard boiling eggs in the air fryer in the recipe card at the bottom of this post.
Healthy Brunch Recipes:
I love making a special breakfast and brunch for holidays. April and May are brunch season, so it’s so fun to go all out! Here is a wonderful list of both savory egg dishes and baked goods so that everyone can eat something they love.
- Strawberry Breakfast Bake
- Crustless Asparagus and Bacon Quiche
- Basil Lime Fruit Salad
- Carrot Cake Banana Bread
- Artichoke Shakshuka
- Blueberry Lemon Cake
- Eggs in Potato Nests
- Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies
Healthy Salad Recipes:
I love a gorgeous salad for any holiday, but they are extra fun during spring when so many fruits and veggies are at their peak! So many options here, that sometimes I just choose more than one to make.
- Overnight 7 Layer Salad
- Strawberry Avocado Salad
- Asparagus and Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
- Superfood Salad with Blueberry Vinaigrette
- Classic Broccoli Salad
- Easy House Salad
- Blueberry and Mango Spinach Salad
Healthy Vegetable Side Dishes:
In my house, we can never have enough vegetables on the table! These side dishes are all vegetable heavy, and sure to be a huge hit.
- Creamy Carrot and Ginger Soup
- Skillet Green Beans with Bacon
- Maple Roasted Carrots
- Instant Pot Steamed Artichokes
- Butternut Squash Au Gratin
- Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
- Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts and Bacon
Light Main Courses
In recent years, I’ve been wanting to do more lighter main courses so that the star is on the vegetable sides and salads! You can always do a traditional ham or turkey, but maybe you want to switch things up with a salmon or chicken dish.
- Pecan Crusted Honey Mustard Salmon
- Smoked Turkey
- Lemon Chicken Piccata
- Instant Pot Ham (recipe from Real Simple Good)
Light and Healthy Desserts!
And for the grand finale, Dessert! Traditionally, we think of Carrot Cake when we eat Easter dessert. I have a fantastic Carrot Cake recipe, or carrot cake bars if you want something easier. BUT, don’t forget about chocolate!! I’ve included a nice variety of chocolate, fruit desserts, and carrot cake. All of these recipes are gluten-free and Paleo.
- Carrot Cake with “Cream Cheese” Frosting
- The BEST Paleo Chocolate Cake
- Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes
- Carrot Cake Bars
- Three layer Raspberry Crumb Bars
- No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake
- Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream
I hope you all have a wonderful holiday! Be sure to tag me on Instagram @wholesomelicious if you make any of my recipes!
30+ Easter Recipes: Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs
Follow this simple technique to make hard boiled eggs in the air fryer! Plus, check out 30 more healthy and wholesome Easter recipes in this post.
- 12 large eggs
Preheat the air fryer to 260 degrees for 2-3 minutes.
Place eggs in the basket, being careful not to overcrowd. Cook for 17 minutes at 260 degrees.
Remove eggs from the air fryer and gently place in an ice bath to cool for about 5 minutes. Peel when ready to eat!