Easter truly marks the start of spring, which means lighter eats and fresher fare in the kitchen as we approach summer. In between the chocolate eggs and hot cross buns, we’ve got a few dishes you can feast on over the long weekend that celebrate the holiday or the arrival of spring.

Torta Pasqualina

If you’d rather skip the traditional ham this year, do what the Italians do and celebrate with a vegetarian pie.




Honey Roasted Carrots

Something even the Easter bunny would eat.

Carlsbad Cravings



Spring Onion Frittata

Not necessarily an Easter dish, but a warm, yet light meal for when the rain comes.

Love and Lemons

Spring onion Fritatta


Nutty Crusted Butternut Squash Bowl

This recipe comes with a few different elements that can be tried separately or together, depending on what you’re in the mood for.

Oh She Glows

Nutty Squash


Super Green Pea and Asparagus Burrata Pizza

Serve this one for guests or save it for a night in with family.

Half-baked Harvest



Beauty Avocado Toast

This breakfast (or anytime) dish not only looks beautiful, it tastes good too.

Elizabeth Rider



Sweet Little Rainbow Meringues

These pretty treats are perfect for spring.

Baking for Friends

Rainbow Meringues


Chocolate Peanut Butter Reishi Balls

These delicious chocolate bites are a great alternative to tempting chocolate eggs. They even promote a restful sleep.

The Colourful Kitchen



If you want to stay traditional this Easter, try making the below hot cross buns, an original recipe from the 1950s.

Hot Cross Buns