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21 Gorgeous Easter Recipes That Will Wow Your Guests

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These gorgeous Easter recipes will leave your guests impressed and you with extra time to relax with them!


Easter is upon us along with family gatherings and spring cleaning. This year take the easy but still gorgeous route and spend more time with your family instead of in the kitchen!

1. Maple Pomegranate Glazed Ham


Maple syrup and pomegranate juice make a perfect glaze for your juicy ham. Top it with crunchy pomegranate arils for the perfect Easter recipe!

Recipe: Maple Pomegranate Glazed Ham

2. Cornish Hens


These cranberry bbq sauce cornish hens are perfectly roasted and served with fingerling potatoes and Brussels sprouts. Perfection!

Recipe: Cornish Hens

3. Beer Brined Turkey


Brining your turkey in beer is a stellar idea. Not only does the beer tenderize the turkey but it makes for delicious subtle flavor addition. We smother it in herb butter for added flavor and that perfect crispy skin.

Recipe: Beer Brined Turkey

4. Pecan Crusted Chicken


This pecan crusted chicken is a family favorite and it’s so simple! Plus it is gluten-free and whole 30 approved!

Recipe: Pecan Crusted Chicken


5. Sage Crusted Standing Rib Roast with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce


A gorgeous fancy rib roast that is perfect for a small family dinner. It can get pricy but it’s so delicious!

Recipe: Sage Crusted Standing Rib Roast with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

6. Hummus Stuffed Mushrooms


These healthy stuffed mushrooms are the perfect easy tailgating appetizer! Stuffed with hummus and so easy to whip up with just enough kick to keep you coming back for more!

Recipe: Hummus Stuffed Mushrooms

7. Jalapeno Poppers Turnovers


This might be an unusual Easter recipe but these Jalapeno popper turnovers are always a hit! The cheesy filling is mixed with bacon and jalapeño and then wrapped in store bought puff pastry.

Recipe: Jalapeno Poppers Turnovers

8. Kale Persimmon Salad


A massage and a secret ingredient helps breaks down the kale into this beautiful kale persimmon salad. We top it with pomegranates and almonds for the perfect sweet and crunch.

Recipe: Kale Persimmon Salad

9. Asparagus Prosciutto Bundles


This recipe for Asparagus Prosciutto Bundles are perfectly accessorized with a garlic and balsamic vinaigrette.

Recipe: Asparagus Prosciutto Bundles

10. Crunchy Broccoli Grape Salad


This crunchy broccoli salad recipe is packed with crunchy bits of bacon, grapes, almonds and raisins. We lightened it up by swapping half the mayonnaise with greek yogurt and swapping the white sugar for honey. It also holds well for days making it the perfect make ahead side dish!

Recipe: Crunchy Broccoli Grape Salad

11. Hummus Roasted Recipe


These oven roasted potatoes recipe is sure to change your potato eating ways!  The potatoes are crispy and garlicky and taste amazing!

Recipe: Hummus Roasted Recipe

12. Creamy Herbed Mashed Potatoes


This is my favorite way to make mashed potatoes. Creamy herbed mashed potatoes come together so quickly and are full of flavor!

Recipe: Creamy Herbed Mashed Potatoes

13. Roasted Brussels Sprouts Cinnamon Butternut Squash Pecans and Cranberries


Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cinnamon Butternut Squash, Pecans, and Cranberries – this easy side dish is bursting with cinnamon and maple syrup!

Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts Cinnamon Butternut Squash Pecans and Cranberries

14. Butternut Squash Brussels Sprouts Mac n Cheese Buttery Bacon Ritz Crackers


Any day food. I mean, there is cheese, pasta and bacon. What could not be delicious and everyday about that?

Recipe: Butternut Squash Brussels Sprouts Mac n Cheese Buttery Bacon Ritz Crackers

15.Creamy Stovetop Green Beans


This one pan recipe pairs fresh green beans with a creamy sauce made with caramelized red onions, garlic, cream, and butter. Top it with crunchy sliced almonds.

Recipe: Creamy Stovetop Green Beans

16. Sweet Whole Wheat Cornbread Recipe


This sweet cornbread is light and moist and it is 100% refined grain and refined sugar free!! Family approved!

Recipe: Sweet Whole Wheat Cornbread Recipe

17. Sweet Honey Dinner Rolls


I’ve tried dozens of recipes and these soft honey dinner rolls are the best ones I’ve ever made! We sweeten them with honey and top with honey butter & salt for the perfect finish.

Recipe: Sweet Honey Dinner Rolls


18. Best Carrot Cake recipe


The dessert is a moist, carrot filled with a delicious frosting, perfect topped with ice cream!

Recipe: Best Carrot Cake recipe

19. Hummingbird Cake


You really can’t go wrong with this recipe, it looks like a total crowd pleaser!

Recipe: Hummingbird Cake

20. Toasted Coconut German Chocolate Cake


Toasted Coconut German Chocolate Cake. Now that’s a heavenly Easter recipe that is going to bring your guests back for another slice!

Recipe: Toasted Coconut German Chocolate Cake

21. Classic Apple Pie Recipe


What a heavenly creation of apple goodness. Try this recipe for a wonderful Easter dessert!

Recipe: Classic Apple Pie Recipe



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