We’ve put together an array of delicious, seasonal dishes for your Easter Sunday table. Whether you are craving sweet pancakes or a savory quiche, we’ve found a recipe for you. Here are 10 tantalizing, healthy Easter brunch ideas.
1. STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE PANCAKES | OH, SWEET BASIL
Ground almonds and cottage cheese add healthy fat, protein and moisture to this unique twist on classic strawberry shortcake. For a special treat, top with extra sliced strawberries and a sprinkle of powdered sugar! Recipe makes 4 servings.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 242; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 333mg; Carbohydrate: 27g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 20g
2. FRENCH TOAST STICKS | FIT FOODIE FINDS
Made with just six ingredients, these healthy French toast sticks are tasty way to start to day. This morning finger food can be dunked headfirst into maple syrup or fruit yogurt. Enjoy with a side of fresh fruit or a hard-boiled egg. Recipe makes 4 servings at 8 French toast sticks each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 272; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 279mg; Sodium: 375mg; Carbohydrate: 29g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 18g
3. BLUEBERRY OAT MUFFINS | RUNNING WITH SPOONS
Lighten your muffin game with these blueberry oat muffins. Instead of butter and oil, these moist muffins use plain Greek yogurt and almond milk. Each tender bite bursts with blueberries, making it an antioxidant-rich breakfast or snack. Recipe makes 12 servings at 1 muffin each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 134; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Sodium: 86mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 5g
4. HAM & ASPARAGUS MINI QUICHES | MAEBELLS
Brighten your morning brunch with ham and asparagus mini quiches. These mini quiches take half as much time to bake as a traditional, full-size quiche, so you can enjoy brunch sooner! They are packed with tender ham, crunchy asparagus and sharp cheddar. Recipe makes 6 servings at 2 quiche cups each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 250; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 215mg; Sodium: 179mg; Carbohydrate: 19g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 15g
5. SPINACH & TOMATO FRITTATA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES
Simplify your morning with our frittata using kitchen staples — eggs, veggies and cheese. This breakfast-worthy dish is ready in less than 20 minutes, and all you need is an oven-friendly skillet. Serve with plain Greek yogurt and a slice of whole-grain toast for a boost of protein, complex carbs and fiber. Recipe makes 6 servings at 1 (3 1/2-inch wedge) each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 113; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 215mg; Sodium: 225mg; Carbohydrate: 4g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 9g
6. EGG & BACON MINI CASSEROLES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES
Make a grab-and-go breakfast using egg, spinach, bacon, cheddar cheese and leftover bread. These mini casseroles bake up as complete meals that you can quickly reheat for breakfast. Recipe makes 6 servings at 2 mini casseroles each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 300; Total Fat: 20g; Saturated Fat: 7g; Monounsaturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 206mg; Sodium: 538mg; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 17g
7. ASPARAGUS & MUSHROOM FRITTATAS | FIT FOODIE FINDS
Cook up these cute asparagus and mushroom frittatas using a muffin pan. These flavorful, portable egg cups are filled with savory shiitake mushrooms and chunks of asparagus. They’re great for a light brunch, and you can also sub-in other veggie fillings. Recipe makes 6 servings at 1 frittata each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 114; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 180mg; Sodium: 142mg; Carbohydrate: 1g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 8g
8. BAKED EGG CUPS WITH GARLIC TOAST | CLEAN EATING
These creamy, cheesy egg cups can be made up to a day in advance. Prepare ingredients in ramekins (without baking) and keep in the fridge. Simply place them in a water bath and pop them in the oven before serving. Recipe makes 4 servings at 1 egg cup and 1 piece of toast each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 228; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 203mg; Sodium: 523mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 11g
9. EGG & TOAST CUPS | COOKING LIGHT
Whether you’re making a fancy brunch appetizer or a no-hassle, one-pan breakfast, these egg and toast cups are a tasty option. These adorable cups are sprinkled with bacon and chives, but you can also substitute with shredded cheese, sliced mushrooms or chopped onions. Recipe makes 6 servings at 1 cup each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 183; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 195mg; Sodium: 344mg; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 12g
10. HERB & CHEESE DROP BISCUITS | OH SHE GLOWS
Melt-in-your-mouth tender and flavored with thyme and parsley, these herb and cheese drop biscuits are vegan friendly. These tasty morsels are made with whole wheat flour, coconut oil and almond milk. If you prefer the non-vegan version, you can add butter instead of coconut oil and cheddar instead of vegan cheese. Recipe makes 10 servings at 1 biscuit each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 169; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 7g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 337mg; Total Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 1g; Protein 3g