35 Vegan Easter Recipes for a Delicious Holiday (2024)

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Vegan Easter Recipes are Easy to Make! And tasty, too! Simple to Find Ingredients Breakfast and Brunch Recipes Lemon Poppyseed Waffles | Vegan Gluten Free Savory Crepes Delicious Vegan Breakfast or Brunch Chocolate Chip Cookie Pancakes Vegan Gluten-Free Quinoa Fruit Bowl Vegan Plant Based Breakfast Coffee Quinoa Pancakes with Carrot Frosting Vegan Breakfast Sausage Plant-Based Recipe Main Dishes Dijon-Rosemary Crusted Whole Roasted Cauliflower Vegan Pork Tenderloin Roast with Apples and Onions Hearty Vegan Shepherd's Pie Side Dish Recipes Easy Southern Style Potato Salad Vegan Plant Based Recipe Perfect Picnic Pasta Salad Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Radishes Air Fryer Carrots (Super Easy + Healthy) Green Beans with Almonds and Olives - Homemade In The Kitchen Spring Farro Salad - this healthy table Roasted Red Cabbage Vegan Pasta Salad Creamy Vegan Bean Pesto Pasta (Oil-Free) Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad Vegan Breads Vegan Hot Cross Buns - Domestic Gothess Classic French Bread Recipe Vegan Desserts The Cutest Vegan Easter Dessert! Chocolate Avocado Mousse | Vegan + Healthy! Homemade Vegan Peanut Butter Eggs Recipe gluten-free Healthy Easter Nest Cookies Recipe gluten-free vegan Best Vegan Carrot Cake Vegan Simnel Cake - Domestic Gothess Strawberry Rhubarb Jam Cake Vegan Gluten-Free Recipe Vegan Caramel Chocolate Eggs (homemade caramel) Best Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe Gluten-Free Easy Chocolate Orange Depression Cake Vegan Gluten-Free Healthy Vegan Carrot Cake with Cashew Frosting Birds Nest Cookies (paleo, vegan options) - Texanerin Baking 3 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Mousse Banana Chocolate Chip Snack Cake (Vegan, Eggless, Dairy Free) FAQs References

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Vegan Easter Recipes are Easy to Make! And tasty, too!

Here are 35 tasty and easy-to-make vegan Easter recipes that are perfect for this or any holiday! There are savory and sweet breakfasts to get the day started and lots of mains and side dishes, breads, and desserts.

Simple to Find Ingredients

These vegan Easter recipes don’t require hard-to-find ingredients, They’re delicious but everything you need can be found at most local groceries.

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Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

Here are recipes for a delicious start to your day.

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Lemon Poppyseed Waffles | Vegan Gluten Free

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these brunch-perfect waffles are brightly flavored, light, and crispy. Gluten-free.

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Savory Crepes Delicious Vegan Breakfast or Brunch

Mmm, savory crepes. Looks like an omelet, tastes like a veggie-filled, magically delicious cross between an omelet and a crepe. All without cracking a single egg.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Pancakes Vegan Gluten-Free

Richly chocolate and super fillings!

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Quinoa Fruit Bowl Vegan Plant Based Breakfast

Simple, easy, and healthy!

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Coffee Quinoa Pancakes with Carrot Frosting

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Soft, moist and fluffy with a strong coffee flavor and sweet carrot frosting. It’s a delicious way to start Easter morning because it’s healthy too.

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Vegan Breakfast Sausage Plant-Based Recipe

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Vegan breakfast sausage that's juicy, tasty, and delicious.

Main Dishes

These are hearty centerpieces for the vegan Easter table.

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Dijon-Rosemary Crusted Whole Roasted Cauliflower

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I really love using a whole head of cauliflower as the main event in a meal. They always turn out so pretty and impressive. This Dijon-Rosemary Crusted Whole Roasted Cauliflower is no exception. It reminds me of a pork roast my mom used to make with the potatoes cooking in the same pot.

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Vegan Pork Tenderloin Roast with Apples and Onions

This vegan pork tenderloin is deliciously deceptive but is made entirely from yummy, healthy plants.

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Hearty Vegan Shepherd's Pie

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This mouth-watering vegan shepherd’s pie is packed with chunky vegetables, savory sauce, and fluffy mashed potatoes. Believe me, it’s going to be a hit!

Side Dish Recipes

Here are tasty and filling vegan pasta and other side dish recipes that are easy to make and perfect for any meal.

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Easy Southern Style Potato Salad Vegan Plant Based Recipe

A delicious old favorite for the holiday table.

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Perfect Picnic Pasta Salad

Photo Credit:www.spabettie.com

This flavorful veggie pasta is a crowd-pleasing side dish that goes great with all kinds of meals.

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Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Radishes

Sweet and savory, healthy and delicious! This is a great side dish!

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Air Fryer Carrots (Super Easy + Healthy)

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These Air Fryer Carrots are the perfect healthy side dish for your Easter!

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Green Beans with Almonds and Olives - Homemade In The Kitchen

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These healthy Green Beans with Almonds and Olives makes an easy vegan side dish

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Spring Farro Salad - this healthy table

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This delicious spring farro salad is an excellent side dish - it’s bright, flavorful, and full of spring veggies.

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Roasted Red Cabbage

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This crispy, roasted red cabbage is an easy side dish that requires minimal hands-on time.

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Vegan Pasta Salad

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Delicious, quick and easy Vegan Pasta Salad that takes less than 20 minutes to make start to finish. It’s made with simple ingredients that are healthy, colorful, and tasty.

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Creamy Vegan Bean Pesto Pasta (Oil-Free)

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This scrumptious vegan pesto pasta is loaded with spring veggies and secretly healthy — the oil-free pesto is packed with fiber-rich beans, fresh herbs and deep flavor! Ready in 30 minutes total and really versatile.

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Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad

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This shaved Brussels sprout salad recipe is festive, healthy, and loaded with kale, pomegranate, and apples. It's the perfect combo of sweet and savory with TONS of texture in every bite! It's vegan, gluten-free, and perfect for the holidays...or ANY day!

Vegan Breads

Who doesn't love bread? Here are a couple of easy-to-make breads that belong on the dinner table.

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Vegan Hot Cross Buns - Domestic Gothess

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Vegan hot cross buns - these eggless and dairy-free versions of the classic British Easter treat are perfectly soft, fluffy, and full of flavour. Served split, toasted and buttered they make a wonderful breakfast or snack.

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Classic French Bread Recipe

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How to make bread with flour, yeast, water, and salt. This easy homemade bread is soft, chewy, and easy to make. It's perfect for any meal occasion.

Vegan Desserts

This may be saving the best for last, but here are some fabulous vegan desserts that will surely satisfy your sweet tooth!

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The Cutest Vegan Easter Dessert!

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This fun and unique Easter dessert is sure to please everyone at the dinner table! Only 4 ingredients and easy to make ahead of time.

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Chocolate Avocado Mousse | Vegan + Healthy!

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This chocolate mousse is vegan, refined sugar-free, and completely delicious! Perfect for a healthy Easter celebration.

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Homemade Vegan Peanut Butter Eggs Recipe gluten-free

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These homemade Vegan Peanut Butter Eggs are made with only 7 ingredients and are WAY tastier than any store-bought Easter candy! Plus they are gluten-free, and dairy-free!

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Healthy Easter Nest Cookies Recipe gluten-free vegan

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These Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Nest Cookies are made with only 8 good-for-you ingredients ready in 15 minutes! They’re the perfect treat to celebrate Easter!

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Best Vegan Carrot Cake

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This vegan carrot cake recipe doesn't hold out on the quintessential classic: it's light, moist, fluffy, and kinda healthy. Top it with vegan cream cheese frosting (recipe included) and you're headed for tastebud bliss. Plus this easy recipe does it all in just one bowl and a worry-free bundt pan!

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Vegan Simnel Cake - Domestic Gothess

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Vegan Simnel cake - this eggless and dairy-free version of the traditional British Easter fruit cake with marzipan is just as good as the original. A light vegan fruit cake is filled with a layer of marzipan and topped with traditional marzipan decorations. The perfect cake for an Easter celebration!

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Strawberry Rhubarb Jam Cake Vegan Gluten-Free Recipe

Luscious and sweet, this uses seasonal ingredients.

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Vegan Caramel Chocolate Eggs (homemade caramel)

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Vegan chocolate eggs with a homemade caramel inside, shaped into festive Easter eggs.

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Best Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe Gluten-Free Easy

Rich and chocolatey!

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Chocolate Orange Depression Cake Vegan Gluten-Free

Makes a small batch single-layer cake that's delicious!

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Healthy Vegan Carrot Cake with Cashew Frosting

Photo Credit:nutriciously.com

This carrot cake is the perfect combination of moist and crumbly, offering a hint of caramel while being loaded with cinnamon and carrots! Definitely don't miss our on the homemade cashew frosting.

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Birds Nest Cookies (paleo, vegan options) - Texanerin Baking

Photo Credit:www.texanerin.com

These birds nest cookies are super easy to put together and just call for 7 ingredients!

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3 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Mousse

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If you’re looking for a delicious, decadent dessert that is simple to make this Vegan Chocolate Mousse with Coconut Whipped Cream is for you.

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Banana Chocolate Chip Snack Cake (Vegan, Eggless, Dairy Free)

Photo Credit:www.chocolatemoosey.com

This irresistible egg-free dairy-free vegan Banana Chocolate Chip Snack Cake uses up overripe bananas.

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Lisa Viger Gotte

Hello! I’m Lisa, a vegan artist, photographer, author, Vegan Life Coach Educator, and RYT 200 yoga teacher. I love showing others how simple and delicious a plant-based diet can be. I draw and paint, cook, write, take lots of pics, eat lots of chocolate, and practice gratitude daily.

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FAQs

What do vegans do for Easter? ›

Alternatives to Egg-Dyeing

Bake and decorate some vegan cupcakes instead of dyeing eggs. You can also set up a creative scavenger hunt for your kids to enjoy, or reverse roles and have the kids get imaginative and the adults do the hunt.

What's the most popular food to eat on Easter? ›

Here in the United States, one of the most traditional Easter foods is a big glazed ham. In fact, Ree Drummond says, "In Oklahoma, ham is everything on Easter!" The popularity of eating ham started in part because pigs were butchered in the fall, cured over the winter, and ready to eat come springtime!

What candy is vegan? ›

Fortunately, loads of candies are vegan, so we can indulge our cravings (mostly) guilt-free. Most dark chocolate is vegan, as are popular sweet treats such as Smarties (known as Rockets in Canada), Oreos, Airheads, Jujubes, and Swedish Fish (some Swedish Fish contain beeswax, so be sure to check the label).

Which Easter candy is vegan? ›

Jelly Beans, Gummies and Hard Candies:

Sour Patch Bunnies - Another accidentally vegan option. Jolly Rancher Jelly Beans - Original and Wild Berry Flavors are accidentally vegan.

What not to eat on Easter Sunday? ›

For ages, Christians have avoided eating meat on Easter Sunday. Many individuals, devout or not, continue to eat solely fish on this day. Every year, millions of people around the world observe the tradition of eating fish on Easter.

What is a traditional Easter menu? ›

What's a traditional Easter menu include? The main dish for an Easter meal varies, but some typical dishes include honey-baked ham, pot roast, pork chops, and fish. Some popular side dishes include scalloped or mashed potatoes, spring vegetables, and dinner rolls.

What do you put on an Easter buffet? ›

Easy Easter buffet ideas
  1. Roasted carrot & whipped feta tart.
  2. Spring lamb skewers with lightly pickled allotment salad.
  3. Raspberry frangipane croissant bake.
  4. Mushroom pâté toasts with eggs & thyme salt.
  5. Multi-seed cheese straws.
  6. Allotment salad.
  7. Whole baked fish with fennel, chilli & lemongrass.
  8. Chilli cheese hot cross buns.

Is there a vegan Easter egg? ›

Vegan Chocolate Eggs for everyone at Cocoba

It's bitter bite and creamy texture is perfect for any dark chocolate lover! For those milk chocolate lovers, we have a vegan milk chocolate egg for you to enjoy. It's palm oil-free, gluten-free and made with almond milk, so it's ideal for people with dairy allergies too.

What Easter Day can you not eat meat? ›

Fasting is also observed on Good Friday, which involves eating a single full meal and two light meals that do not together add up to the amount of the main meal. That is, during Holy Week you are only obliged not to eat meat on Friday. On Holy Thursday and Holy Saturday you CAN eat meat.

What do vegans give up for Lent? ›

During this time of spiritual reflection, many Christians identify with the 40-day fast and suffering of Christ by giving up eating meat, dairy, and eggs, drinking alcohol, watching television, swearing, or smoking. Going vegan for Lent also helps the environment.

What can't you eat on Easter Sunday? ›

Traditionally people give up certain foods or behaviour during this time. Eggs, butter, milk, meat and cheese were common foods people didn't eat during this period. I was married during Lent and the church I was married in wasn't able to have flowers due to Lent. Most families were large and Mum was a great cook.

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