28 Delicious & Easy Easter Recipes

Cookies, potato salad, spelt rolls, and other Easter recipe ideas

Need some inspiration for your Easter celebration this year? We’ve got you covered with 28 DELICIOUS and easy ideas for entrées, sides, desserts, and more!

Bowl of Garlic Dill Sunflower Dip on a wood cutting board with fresh vegetables for dipping
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Garlic Dill Sunflower Dip
Savory, bean-free, hummus-inspired dip with sunflower seeds, garlic, dill, and lemon! Just 7 ingredients required, creamy, incredibly flavorful, and perfect for crackers, veggies, sandwiches, and more!
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Plate of Mayo-Free Deviled Eggs seasoned with turmeric, honey, and other spices
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Mayo-Free Deviled Eggs
A modern twist on deviled eggs that are mayo-free! Perfectly spiced, ready in 30 minutes, savory-sweet, and oh-so delicious. The perfect dairy-free, gluten-free appetizer!
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Bowl of Green Pea Curry Hummus topped with peas
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Green Pea Curry Hummus
Creamy, flavorful hummus infused with green curry spices, citrus, and herbs. Green peas add protein and texture to this easy dip that pairs perfectly with gluten-free crackers, pita, chips, or vegetables.
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Platter of Oven Roasted Chicken and Roasted Root Vegetables with rosemary
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Lemon & Herb Roasted Chicken
A simple, fool-proof recipe for roasted chicken made in 1 pan with 6 ingredients. Infused with melted butter, rosemary, and fresh lemon. Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside. Perfect for the holidays and beyond.
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Close up shot of two filets of freshly baked salmon topped with dill, lemon, and garlic sauce
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Lemon Baked Salmon With Garlic Dill Sauce (20 minutes!)
Simple, flavorful baked salmon with a quick garlic sauce. The perfect weeknight meal with just 20 minutes and 7 ingredients required.
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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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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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Cast iron skillet of Spring Vegetable Frittata made with asparagus
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Spring Frittata with Leeks, Asparagus, and Sweet Potato
An easy, flavorful, and dairy-free frittata made with vibrant spring produce! Very versatile and only 9 ingredients required.
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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 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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Platter of Pan Roasted Vegetables with a measuring cup of gravy
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Easy Pan Roasted Vegetables
Easy, pan roasted vegetables! Just 1 pan and simple seasonings and methods required. Tender, perfectly browned, and the perfect side to just about any meal.
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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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Two plates of Creamy Vegetable Risotto beside a small bowl of vegan parmesan cheese
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Creamy Vegetable Risotto (30 minutes!)
A healthier take on risotto without oil or butter, replacing cheese with vegan parmesan cheese. Includes plenty of fresh vegetables for fiber and nutrients. An easy 30-minute, 8-ingredient recipe perfect as an entrée or a side.
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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 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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Bowl and tray of Fluffy Vegan Spelt Rolls topped with oats
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Fluffy Vegan Spelt Rolls
Easy-to-make, 7-ingredient vegan dinner rolls made with 100% spelt flour and rolled oats! Wholesome, fluffy, tender, and perfect for the holidays!
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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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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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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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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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Spoonful of almond butter beside a plate of our 1-Bowl Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Fluffy 1-Bowl Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies
Tender, wholesome cookies with a light, fluffy texture. Not too sweet, rich with almond butter flavor, and studded with chunks of dark chocolate.
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Coating a Golden Milk Snack Bite in shredded coconut beside a tray with more bites
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5-Ingredient Golden Milk Snack Bites
Quick and easy, 5-ingredient snack bites with cashew butter, coconut, anti-inflammatory golden milk spices, and naturally sweetened with maple syrup.
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Stack of three Easy Vegan Brownies on a wood cutting board
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4-Ingredient Easy Vegan Brownies
Incredibly rich, vegan, easy brownies made with just 4 ingredients and 1 bowl! Naturally sweetened, grain- and gluten-free, and so satisfying!
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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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Tray of 3-Ingredient Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies with some half dipped in chocolate
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3-Ingredient No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies
Insanely delicious, tender, perfectly sweet peanut butter cookies made with just 3 ingredients! No baking required, easy to make, and the perfect snack or dessert!
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If you try any of these recipes, let us know! Leave a comment, or take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Cheers, friends!

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  1. billie-dawn says

    Hello! Just browsing to get a recipe/guide for V/GF Hot Cross Buns. I’ve only found one on-line, so far. I don’t have all the ingredients on hand, so will be using some of your tips & tricks, like the GF flour blend, which I love. Thanks for all your recipes, Dana! Have a great weekend.

  2. Sandrine Thinnes says

    I am so grateful that a friend of mine linked me to your page. I have been following you for the last 3 years and you have enriched my cooking greatly. I live as an expat in remote areas where I don’t always have fancy or a lot of ingredients at hand . Your recipes have helped me find combinations of simple ingredients which diversified my diet immensely. I am also very pleased of the meat options. Thank you and Happy Easter!

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