42 Plant-Based Easter Recipes

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Assortment of plant-based Easter recipes

Searching for plant-based Easter recipes? We’ve got you covered with 42 breakfast, side, main dish, and dessert recipes perfect for Easter festivities. Let’s celebrate!

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Breakfasts

Partially eaten stack of Vegan Carrot Coconut Pancakes
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Vegan Carrot Coconut Pancakes
Vegan pancakes made with whole-wheat flour, carrots, coconut, and walnuts. Light, fluffy, and flavorful. Perfect with walnuts, coconut, and hot maple syrup.
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Plate with a Gluten-Free Vegan Belgian Waffle topped with sliced strawberries, vegan butter, and syrup
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The Best Vegan Gluten-Free Waffles
THE BEST Vegan Gluten-Free Waffles made with 10 ingredients in 30 minutes. Fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside, perfectly sweet and delicious! Top with maple syrup and fruit for the ultimate cozy breakfast.
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Covering a batch of Vegan Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls with icing
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Vegan Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls
Amazing fluffy and tender vegan, gluten-free cinnamon rolls! Just 10 ingredients and simple methods required for these insanely flavorful and delicious rolls!
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Plate with a stack of Blueberry Gluten Free Scones
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Blueberry Gluten-Free Scones
Gluten-free scones that are tender on the inside, crispy on the outside, flaky, and infused with wild blueberries! Just 10 ingredients and simple methods required!
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Slices of gluten free vegan coffee cake with glaze
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1-Bowl Vegan Coffee Cake (GF, Oil-Free)
Fluffy, tender coffee cake with a perfect crumb that’s easy to make (1 bowl!), naturally sweetened, vegan, and gluten-free. Laced with cinnamon sugar and topped with cinnamon pecan crumble!
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Glass of our vegan carrot cake smoothie topped with shredded carrot and coconut
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Creamy Carrot Cake Smoothie
A dreamy, creamy smoothie infused with the flavors of carrot cake! Just 7 wholesome ingredients required, including banana, carrot, plant milk, and spices.
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Tall jar of Carrot Apple Ginger Juice surrounded by ingredients used to make it
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Super Powered Orange Juice
A vibrant orange juice made without a juicer! Vitamin C-rich carrots, oranges, lemon, ginger, apple, and nectarines create this hydrating, refreshing juice packed with vitamins and minerals!
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Cooking a Vegan Scrambled Egg in a cast-iron skillet
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Fluffy Vegan Scrambled Eggs
Fluffy vegan eggs made with mung beans! A delicious egg alternative made with 9 real, wholesome ingredients. Perfect for scrambles, omelets, frittatas, and more!
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Pizza cutter resting on a skillet of our Vegan Frittata recipe
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Easy Egg-Free Frittata
Easy vegan frittata made egg-free with split mung beans! Simple ingredients, vibrant color, fluffy texture, and perfect for brunch, breakfast, and beyond!
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Fork on a plate of Crispy Shiitake Bacon
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Quick Crispy Shiitake Bacon
Crispy, savory-sweet vegan bacon made from shiitake mushrooms! Just 1 pan, 15 minutes, and 7 ingredients required!
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Perfectly cooked vegan hashbrown bake
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Cheesy Broccoli Hashbrown Bake (Oil-Free)
Incredibly comforting cheesy broccoli hash brown bake with a vegan cheese sauce! The perfect carb-heavy comfort side dish with breakfast or dinner!
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Sides

Baking sheet with six freshly baked Vegan Biscuits
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The Best Damn Vegan Biscuits
Fluffy, buttery vegan biscuits that require just 30 minutes, 7 ingredients, and 1 bowl! Perfect for breakfast as is or smothered with jam!
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Spoon resting on a plate of Roasted Potatoes with a bowl of ketchup
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Perfect Roasted Potatoes
Perfect roasted potatoes every time! No boiling required, 1 pan, 30 minutes, perfectly crisp edges, and tender inside. The ultimate brunch side!
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Cast-iron skillet of Vegan Scalloped Potatoes topped with chopped parsley
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Easy Vegan Scalloped Potatoes
Delicious, cheesy, tender scalloped potatoes made vegan thanks to almond milk and nutritional yeast! Just 10 ingredients required for this classic holiday side dish!
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Platter filled with Vegan Smashed Potatoes topped with pesto
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Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Garlic Pesto
Tender potatoes smashed, roasted until crispy, then topped with a creamy garlic-herb pesto! A delicious vegan and gluten-free appetizer or snack!
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Platter filled with our French-Style Potato Salad recipe
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Simple French-Style Potato Salad
A simple take on potato salad with fresh herbs, onion, and a light mustard vinaigrette. The perfect plant-based side for cookouts, sandwiches, and more!
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Using a spoon to grab a serving of Creamy Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Dip
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Cheesy Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Dip
A vegan version of classic spinach and artichoke dip! Just 10 ingredients required, creamy, cheesy, packed with veggies, and SO delicious!
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Platter of Pan Roasted Vegetables with a measuring cup of gravy
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Easy Pan Roasted Vegetables
Easy pan roasted vegetables! Simple seasonings and methods required. Tender, perfectly browned, and the perfect side to just about any meal.
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Small plate of roasted asparagus with lemon and vegan parmesan
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Perfect Roasted Asparagus
A quick and easy guide for making PERFECT roasted asparagus every time. Great as a side dish, in bowls, and beyond. Just 3 ingredients, 1 pan, and 15 minutes required!
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Bowl of Creamy Asparagus and Pea Soup topped with croutons and asparagus spears
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Creamy Asparagus and Pea Soup
Simple, 30-minute roasted asparagus soup with peas, shallot, and garlic! Almond milk makes this soup so creamy and satisfying and garlic croutons add the perfect finishing touch.
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Baking sheet of perfect roasted carrots with fresh rosemary and thyme
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Perfect Roasted Carrots (Quick & Easy)
Perfect roasted carrots that are tender with caramelized, crispy edges. Simple ingredients and methods required, plus options for adding flavor with spices or herbs!
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Mains

Four ramekins of White Bean & Thyme Mini Vegan Pot Pies on a baking sheet
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Thyme & White Bean Pot Pies
10-ingredient vegan pot pies infused with white wine and fresh thyme. Flaky pie crust covers a savory, vegetable-white-bean filling. A hearty plant-based meal that’s especially comforting in the winter months.
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Big bowl of Gluten-Free Vegan Pea Pesto Pasta made with sun-dried tomatoes and arugula
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Pea Pesto Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Arugula (Vegan + GF)
Amazing, 30-minute pea pesto pasta that's vegan, gluten-free, and tossed with arugula and sun-dried tomatoes. A hearty, flavorful plant-based meal or side.
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Bowl of vegan french onion soup with homemade croutons
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1-Pot French Onion Soup (Vegan!)
Comforting vegan French onion soup made in 1 pot! A quick and easy side or entrée infused with umami flavors.
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Using a fork and knife to cut into a Cashew Cauliflower Steak topped with dates and mint
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Cashew-Crusted Cauliflower “Steak”
INCREDIBLE Cashew-Crusted Cauliflower “Steak”! 10 ingredients, flavorful, crisp on the outside, tender on the inside. A delicious side or entrée with plenty of protein!
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Wooden spoon in a skillet of Creamy Vegan Mushroom Asparagus Pasta
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Creamy Mushroom and Asparagus Pasta (GF)
Creamy mushroom and asparagus pasta that’s entirely gluten-free and requires just 30 minutes to prepare! A hearty, quick, and flavorful plant-based meal.
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Bowl of vegan risotto with miso, spring vegetables, and vegan parmesan
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Vegan Risotto with Miso and Spring Vegetables
Easy, delicious risotto with asparagus, mushrooms, and peas. Vibrant umami flavor from miso paste and white wine. Just 8 ingredients required and perfect for spring (and beyond!).
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Bowl of Vegan Minestrone beside vegetables, vegan parmesan, and gluten-free noodles
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1-Pot Vegan Minestrone (Gluten-Free)
Easy, 1-pot vegan and gluten-free Minestrone! Simple, wholesome ingredients, 30 minutes to prepare. SO delicious and perfect for fall and winter!
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Desserts

Stack of homemade Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs for Easter
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Peanut Butter Eggs
Simple, vegan, gluten-free peanut butter eggs with just 5 ingredients and ALL the taste of the original.
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Stack of three Peanut Butter White Chocolate Bites
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White Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs
Easy, vegan peanut butter eggs coated in a white chocolate shell! 7 ingredients, naturally sweetened, perfect for Easter and beyond!
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Tray with Banana Chocolate Muffins beside a spoonful of tahini and bowl of cocoa powder
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1-Bowl Fudgy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (Vegan/GF)
The fudgiest plant-based, gluten-free chocolate muffins on the block, made in 1 bowl with wholesome ingredients like almond flour, flaxseed, cocoa powder, bananas, and more!
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Slices of Carrot Apple Snack Cake on a platter and parchment paper
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1-Bowl Carrot Apple Snack Cake
Hearty, vegan carrot apple snack cake made in 1 bowl! Wholesome, simple ingredients, simple to make, tender, and perfectly sweet!
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Cake platter with half of a Vegan GF Carrot Cake topped with Cashew Buttercream Frosting
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1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Carrot Cake
Amazing carrot cake made in 1 bowl! Simple to make, insanely moist and flavorful, and undetectably vegan and gluten-free!
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Partially sliced oil free Gluten Free Chocolate Cake on a cake stand
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1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake
The most incredible chocolate cake that happens to be vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, grain-free, and refined sugar-free. Just 1 bowl and simple methods required for this perfectly tender, moist, delectable chocolate cake that’s perfect for special occasions and beyond.
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Three layer Vegan Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake topped with fresh raspberries and blackberries
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1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake
A 1-bowl vegan gluten-free vanilla cake that’s perfectly tender, fluffy, and sweet! Delicious frosted or unfrosted and SO easy to make! 10 ingredients and 1 bowl required.
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Jars of Vegan Lemon Curd topped with lemon zest and fresh raspberries
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Vegan Lemon Curd
EASY vegan lemon curd with just 5 ingredients and 1 pot required! Creamy, perfectly tart, naturally sweetened! Enjoy straight from the jar, or add to waffles, pancakes, and baked goods!
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Batch of Creamy Vegan Lemon Bars topped with lemon slices and powdered sugar
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Creamy Vegan Lemon Bars
Creamy, naturally sweetened vegan lemon bars made with 10 simple ingredients and a delicious gluten-free crust.
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Holding up a White Chocolate Truffle above a plate of more truffles
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5-Ingredient White Chocolate Truffles
Creamy, perfectly sweet, vegan white chocolate truffles made with 5 ingredients! Low sugar, easy to make, and entirely plant-based!
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Blue bowl filled with a batch of our vegan Lemon Donut Holes
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No-Bake Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Donut Holes
Tender no-bake donut holes infused with lemon juice and zest and speckled with poppy seeds! A 30-minute naturally sweetened, easy-to-make snack or dessert!
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No-Bake Lemon Cookie Fruit Tarts in parchment-lined mini tart tins
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No Bake Lemon Cookie Fruit Tarts
Simple no-bake vegan tarts with a date-walnut crust and a creamy, dairy-free filling that tastes just like a lemon cookie!
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Plate of Two Vegan GF Shortcake Biscuits filled with strawberries and coconut whipped cream
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Perfect Strawberry Shortcake (Vegan / GF)
Fluffy, tender, vegan gluten-free shortcake topped with coconut whipped cream and strawberries! The perfect special diet-friendly dessert for summertime!
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Squeezing beet juice into a bowl to make DIY Natural Food Dye
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DIY Natural Food Dye
Simple, 1-ingredient natural food dye perfect for coloring frostings, baked goods, and more!
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  1. LaVonne Ray says

    I thank you for your years of sharing creative and luscious plant based recipes. I have been so benefitted. I have never tried a recipe of yours that wasn’t excellent. I wish you and your hubby a happy Easter from a faithful and appreciative fan!

    • Support @ Minimalist Baker says

      Aw, thanks so much for your kind words, LaVonne! Happy (belated) Easter to you! xo

  2. Cynthia says

    everything looks soooo good… ty so much for sharing… you guys are wonderful in all that you do and share with so many… ty

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