Easter Recipes Perfect for Springtime

Courtesy of Lora Wiley/Diary of a Mad Hausfrau

Easter Recipes Perfect for Springtime

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Spring into these delicious Easter dishes and drinks
Easter Recipes Perfect for Springtime

Courtesy of Lora Wiley/Diary of a Mad Hausfrau

Easter presents a great opportunity to literally stop and smell the flowers or enjoy the beautiful spring weather with a weekend getaway. It’s also a great time to enjoy a delicious meal at home, whether alone, with a partner or the entire family. These recipes offer interesting takes on traditional Easter meals, make good use of springtime produce or simply have a fitting theme for the time of year.

Drunken Deviled Eggs with Pickled Beets and Root Chips

Drunken Deviled Eggs with Pickled Beets and Root Chips
Jacqui Wedewer/The Daily Meal

Up there with America’s best spots for fried chicken, Root & Bone in New York City and Miami also knows its way around an egg. This recipe, courtesy of Root & Bone chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth, lends deviled eggs an acidic kick and a nice crunch from pickled beets and crispy chips made from sweet potato.

For the Drunken Deviled Eggs with Pickled Beets and Root Chips recipe, click here.

Gluten-Free Hot Cross Buns

Gluten-Free Hot Cross Buns

Courtesy of Catherine Pappas/Living the Gourmet

Contrary to popular belief, gluten isn’t actually all that bad, but if you’re looking for something without it, these soft and sweet hot cross buns from Living the Gourmet won’t leave you missing it.

For the Gluten-Free Hot Cross Buns recipe, click here.

Spring Green Salad with Asparagus

Spring Green Salad with Asparagus

Courtesy of Seasonal Cravings

Celebrate the arrival of spring with this cheerful salad from Seasonal Cravings. It’s bursting with bright and fresh seasonal vegetables.

For the Spring Green Salad with Asparagus recipe, click here.

Carrot Cake Biscotti

Carrot Cake Biscotti

Courtesy of Souffle Bombay

This batch of biscotti from Souffle Bombay is full of the earthy and sweet flavors of a traditional carrot cake. It’s the perfect accompaniment to a cup of coffee, or even just a satisfying way to end a meal.

For the Carrot Cake Biscotti recipe, click here.

Rabbit-Shaped Vegetable Strudels

Rabbit-Shaped Vegetable Strudels

Courtesy of Lora Wiley/Diary of a Mad Hausfrau

The crispy, vegetable-filled strudel from Diary of a Mad Hausfrau is made even more wonderful by the big-eared and fluffy-tailed rabbit silhouette that it is shaped into before baking in the oven.

For the Rabbit-Shaped Vegetable Strudels recipe, click here.

Buzzed Bunny Easter Cocktail

Buzzed Bunny Easter Cocktail

Courtesy of Linda Arceo/Giggles, Goggles and Gulps

If you’re in need of something stronger than chocolates and Peeps this Easter, reach for this refreshing cocktail from Giggles, Gobbles and Gulps that combines carrot juice, pineapple juice and ginger with a slosh of floral gin.

For the Buzzed Bunny Easter Cocktail recipe, click here.

Whole Roasted Chicken with Lemon Parmesan Stuffing

Whole Roasted Chicken with Lemon Parmesan Stuffing
Jacqui Wedewer/The Daily Meal

Comforting and delicious, roasted chicken is always a great idea for dinner. This recipe from chef Daniel diStefano of Made Nice in New York City (which is run by chef Daniel Humm of Eleven Madison Park, one of America’s best restaurants) takes it to the next level with a seasoned, cheesy stuffing that has a lemony kick to it.

For the Whole Roasted Chicken with Lemon Parmesan Stuffing recipe, click here.

Spring Pea Potstickers with Morel Mushrooms and Soy-Lime Ginger Sauce

Spring Pea Potstickers with Morel Mushrooms and Soy-Lime Ginger Sauce

Jacqui Wedewer/The Daily Meal

Chef Thomas McKenna of the New York City restaurant Public Kitchen shared this potsticker recipe that makes the most of the blooming spring season. These veggie-loaded dumplings include morel mushrooms and spring peas, both of which are at their peak harvest during this time of year.

For the Spring Pea Potstickers with Morel Mushrooms and Soy-Lime Ginger Sauce recipe, click here.

Chirp, Chirp Deviled Eggs

Chirp, Chirp Deviled Eggs

Courtesy of Liz Weiss/Liz’s Healthy Table

If you make one thing this Easter, make these wonderfully whimsical deviled eggs by Liz’s Healthy Table that are as delicious as they are cute.

For the Chirp, Chirp Deviled Eggs recipe, click here.

Braised Lamb Shanks

Braised Lamb Shanks

Courtesy of Karrie Holland/Tasty Ever After

Instead of ham or lamb chops, make these satisfying braised lamb shanks from Tasty Ever After. They can be especially delicious served over a mound of mashed potatoes or polenta.

For the Braised Lamb Shanks recipe, click here.

Puff Pastry Egg Tart

Puff Pastry Egg Tart

Courtesy of Christine Hadden/Foody Schmoody Blog

This recipe from Foody Schmoody is perfect for a delicious brunch, adding asparagus, prosciutto and fontina cheese to an egg tart for flavor.

For the Puff Pastry Egg Tart recipe, click here.

Meyer Lemon Margaritas

Meyer Lemon Margaritas

Courtesy of Ann Hsu Kaufman/Grits and Chopsticks

Celebrate spring with these delicious, citrusy margaritas from Grits and Chopsticks that feature Meyer lemons instead of limes. They’re right up there with what you’ll find at America’s best cocktail bars.

For the Meyer Lemon Margaritas recipe, click here.

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