Easy Easter Brunch Recipes
Delicious Easter eats
Celebrate Easter Sunday by leaving the Peeps and chocolate bunnies in your basket. Instead, feast on these healthy, fresh, and fast spring recipes.
Mini Smoked Salmon Frittatas
These portion-controlled frittatas sneak in healthy substitutions without compromising flavor. Egg whites, low-fat cream cheese, and scallions add a savory taste for less than 200 calories.
Ingredients: Olive oil, onion, smoked salmon, eggs, half-and-half, milk, low-fat cream cheese, scallions
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Triple Pea Salad With Creamy Tarragon Dressing
This veggie-rich dish contains a hearty dose of vitamin C in every crunchy bite. And the light yet creamy dressing kicks the flavor up a notch.
Ingredients: White wine vinegar, reduced-fat sour cream, olive oil, honey, tarragon, frozen peas, edamame, sugar snap peas, mixed salad greens, radish wedges
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Goat Cheese, Artichoke, and Smoked Ham Strata
Get savory Mediterranean flavor in this artichoke and goat cheese strata. Sourdough bread adds a complementary, tangy taste, and the ham offers a perfect smoky finish. Low-fat dairy products and fresh spices keep this dish a lean 379 calories.
Ingredients: Low-fat milk, egg substitute, goat cheese, thyme, nutmeg, garlic, sourdough bread, Parmesan cheese, smoked ham, artichoke hearts, fontina cheese
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Lavender-Scented Summer Fruit Salad
Dried lavender adds a delicate flavor to the honey-lime dressing in this fresh fruit salad. Stone fruit and berries are rich in antioxidants and provide the right tangy-tart flavors to balance the sweet topping.
Ingredients: Peaches, nectarines, plums, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, honey, dried lavender, lime juice, mint leaves
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Almond Ciabatta French Toast
A new take on French toast, this recipe uses vanilla and almond extracts to add flavoring, and sliced almonds to provide a heartier texture. You'll get a boost of fiber and protein in the form of a sweet breakfast treat.
Ingredients: Vanilla extract, almond extract, eggs, sugar, low-fat milk, whole milk, ciabatta bread, almonds
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Raspberry-Almond Torte With Chocolate Ganache
A rich dessert like this will keep you away from the processed candies in your Easter basket. Almond paste and raspberry preserves make a decadent flavor combination, but low-fat dairy keeps this recipe figure-friendly.
Ingredients: Butter, almond paste, granulated sugar, eggs, flour, lemon juice, raspberry preserves, powdered sugar, unsweetened cocoa, fat-free milk, semisweet chocolate
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Frozen Iced Tea
If you're craving a lighter finish to a hearty brunch, make this refreshing iced treat. For an added layer of freshness, add a few mint sprigs.
Ingredients: Tea bags, sugar, light-colored corn syrup, lemon, mint sprigs (optional)
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The raspberry puree and sugar add just the right amount of sweetness to the sour lemons. The result is a cold, tart drink that is rich in vitamin C.
Ingredients: Fresh lemon juice, sugar, raspberry puree, ice
Try this recipe: Raspberry Lemonade