Healthy Easter Recipes to Make this Holiday

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Easter Sunday may look different this year, but what better time to get creative in the kitchen! Embrace Spring by utilizing seasonal ingredients for healthy Easter-inspired recipes that you and your family will love. Add a pop of color (and nutrients) to your plate! Give these healthy Easter recipes a try, your body and your taste buds will thank you!



Carrot-Orange Juice

Before you dig in to the desserts and hors d'oeuvres, start the morning feeling fresh with homemade juice. Nothing screams Easter like carrot-inspired recipes, and what better way to get your nutrients in than a fresh juice? Carrots are loaded with antioxidants, great for immunity, known for their important role in eyesight and even help with glowing skin. The combination of fruits and veggies in this blend are packed with Vitamin A, C, and powerful anti-inflammatory ingredients!   

 

Ingredients:
  • 1 bunch carrots (rinsed well, tops removed)
  • 2 navel oranges (peeled and lightly chopped)
  • 1 lemon (peeled and lightly chopped)
  • 1-inch piece of fresh ginger (rinsed well, chopped)
Instructions:
  1. Rinse carrots and chop off ends, discarding
  2. Chop carrots into 2-3-inch pieces
  3. Peel lemon and oranges and lightly chop
  4. Rinse ginger and chop into 1-inch piece 
  5. Add all ingredients to a juicer
  6. Pour juice into a sealable jar
  7. Store in fridge for 2-3 days 
Notes:

* (best consumed within 24-48 hours to retain nutrients)

* Can sub oranges for pineapple or apple! 

 


Avocado Deviled Eggs 

For a healthy spin on an Easter classic, try these avocado Deviled Eggs! Skip the mayo and substitute avocado for some heart-healthy fats. With only a handful of ingredients in this recipe, you’ll likely have everything in your kitchen making this a simple dish to whip up! The perfect breakfast, snack or appetizer, these protein-packed bites will make the perfect addition to your Easter Sunday. Tip: if you have any leftovers, turn this into an egg salad by mashing the deviled eggs together and pairing with toast!   

 

Ingredients:
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ½ dozen eggs 
  • ½ tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • Himalayan Salt and pepper to taste 
  • Paprika (optional)

 

Instructions:
  1. Prepare hard boiled eggs, peel, and halve them lengthwise
  2. Scoop out egg yolks and add to a mixing bowl
  3. Place egg whites on a serving dish
  4. Add ripe avocado to the bowl, then mash avocado and egg yolks until combined 
  5. Mix in remaining ingredients, stirring until well combined
  6. Spoon the mixture into the egg white halves
  7. Optional to garnish with paprika for color! 

  


Roasted Cilantro Garlic Carrots

This healthy side dish pairs well with any entrée and tastes delicious both hot and cold (hello, leftovers). If you’ve ever roasted carrots, you’ll know they have a naturally sweet flavor. Combine the subtly sweet taste with a savory kick from the fresh herbs and garlic. Addictive. Luckily, they are just as healthy as they are addictive! With just 5 ingredients in this simple healthy recipe, what’s not to love?

 

Ingredients:
  • 2-pound bag carrots 
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, smashed
  • Avocado oil (or sub extra virgin olive oil)
  • Himalayan Salt and pepper to taste 

 

Instructions:
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F 
  2. Rinse parsley and cilantro, remove stems and finely chop, set aside
  3. Rinse carrots and chop off ends, discarding (optional to peel)
  4. Slice carrots into one-inch pieces and add to a mixing bowl
  5. Toss with a drizzle of oil (enough to coat)
  6. Add in remaining ingredients, mixing well 
  7. Transfer to a baking sheet
  8. Ensure the carrots are well spread on the pan and not over crowded*
  9. Roast for 20-30 minutes until tender and slightly crispy*
  10. Remove from oven and transfer to a serving dish 
  11. Store leftovers in airtight container in fridge, lasts 2-3 days

 

Notes:

* Important to note enough space on the baking sheet allows carrots to get crispy instead of soft! If necessary, separate into two baking sheets 


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