The definitive round-up of 15 brunch recipes, side dishes, and sweet treats to wow your Easter guests! Vegan/GF options included.
It’s finally safe to be with our friends and family on big holidays again, and perhaps you’re excited to wow your guests with an awesome Easter spread. Don’t you worry, I’m here for you! I’ve rounded up all my fave brunch recipes, side dishes, and tasty treats for the perfect spring gathering.
Easter Brunch to Die For
This savory brunch option has been my mom’s go-to for years! It’s made with a crispy tater tot crust instead of the traditional pastry crust. (Vegetarian/Gluten-Free)
This celebration of citrus season basically tastes like pound cake and I’m not mad about it. (Vegetarian/Easily Dairy-Free/Gluten-Free)
Meyer lemon season is short and sweet, so don’t sleep on this baked oatmeal! Of course, regular lemons work great if it’s what you have. (Vegan/Gluten-Free)
Honestly, my fave brunch recipe ever. It requires a bit of work up front, but it’s all done well ahead of time. The day of, all you have to do is stick it in the oven! Ideal. (Vegan)
This breakfast casserole is a total celebration of spring flavors and pairs perfectly with a fruit salad and bagels. (Vegetarian/Gluten-Free)
The Best Side Dishes
These cheesy, crispy Brussels sprouts will make everyone excited to eat their veggies! (Vegetarian/Gluten-Free Option)
These sugar snap peas are simple but pack a flavor punch! (Easily Vegan/Gluten-Free)
I’m obsessed with these miso green beans. They’re incredibly flavorful but come together in less than 30 minutes! (Vegan/Easily Gluten-Free)
The absolute best mashed potatoes! They’re so creamy, garlicky, and herby. You can add a sprinkle of parmesan to make them even better! (Gluten-Free)
My sister was shocked this garlic bread was vegan. It’s that good. It’s cheesy, spicy, and buttery. You won’t be able to get enough of it. (Vegan)
Easter Desserts to Love
This is the ideal Easter dessert. It’s packed with plenty of spring flavor thanks to the banana and pineapple. This cake is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
These cheesecake bars are made with a chocolate chip cookie crust. Your Easter guests will never know they’re vegan! (Vegan/Gluten-Free)
Talk about decadent. This mousse uses mascarpone in place of some of the heavy cream to create the most silky smooth texture. (Vegetarian/Gluten-Free)
5-Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Strawberry Truffles
These little truffles taste like absolute heaven. While they do require some planning ahead, most of the recipe time is waiting. And let me tell you, they’re totally worth the wait! (Vegan/Gluten-Free)
Super Fudgy Gluten-Free Brownies (Made With Olive Oil!)
Chocolate and olive oil are a totally underrated flavor pairing. These brownies are so incredibly fudgy and delectable, all while being gluten-free. (Gluten-Free/Easily Dairy-Free)
If you make any of these incredible Easter recipes, I would be thrilled if you left a rating and review. This encourages others to try the recipe and helps Google find me. It truly warms my heart to hear from you. I’m also always on Pinterest, Instagram, and TikTok.
Photography by Hope Agresti