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Easter Brunch & Dinner Recipe Ideas

Posted by: Lindsay S. Nixon |

Category: Holiday

Springtime brings new beginnings, warmer weather, and more choices when it comes to fresh, seasonal produce. Plus I can finally ride my bike! 

This time of year also means Easter for many of us. Although Scott, Courtney & I haven’t celebrated Easter too seriously in the past, we’re having family visit this year and it’s a very special and spiritual holiday for them.

Here are some of my menu plans and suggestions for Easter:

For brunch we'll likely have;

  • Greens Quiche (pg. 152, EHH)
  • Herbed Home Fries (pg. 30, HHC)
  • Tofu Scramble  (pg. 18, HCC and pg. 28, EHH) with whatever veggies are in the fridge. That's what I love so much about this recipe, it is so easy to add onto it.

I'm also thinking about a big dinner that night, maybe;

  • Creamy Carrot Soup (pg. 62, HHC) 
  • Seitan Pot Roast (pg. 133, HHC)
  • Pear & Arugula Salad (pg. 118, EHH)
  • Maple Glazed Vegetables (pg. 174, HHC)
  • Dijon Green Beans (pg. 197, HHC)
  • Cheesy Cauliflower Hash (pg. 233, EHH)

Don't think I forgot dessert - it's just that I can't decide between

  • Sweet Potato Pie (pg. 218, HHC, variation)
  • Apple Fritters (pg. 248, EHH)
  • Carrot Cake Cupcakes (pg. 213, HHC)

Maybe we'll have all three! A Herbie, Abbeygirl, posted on facebook that she made the Carrot Cake Cupcakes into a 3 layer carrot cake - "just got back from a charity auction where a bidding war took place on our HH Carrot Cake. It brought in $100.00!! We made the HH carrot cupcake recipe and put it into a 9" round cake pan. We made 3 batches. It is such a great recipe, so moist. Everyone loved it and no one knew it was vegan." She also mentioned that they were baked for 35 minutes. Mmmm, I can't wait to try this.

What are some of your menu plans for Easter?

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