Easter recipes for the whole family
Regardless of your religious beliefs, Easter marks a special time to spend quality moments with those you love while welcoming the fresh start of springtime. Celebrations feature the beloved Easter bunny, egg hunts, and delicious food that unites family members of all ages. This year, give your family the memory of a fantastic holiday through comfort foods that warm not only their bellies but also their hearts.
Waking up on Easter morning can be as exciting as Christmas day. Children rise from their beds excited to scour the house for painted eggs while you whip up a fabulous meal that sets the tone for this memoriable day. Here are a few of our favorite Easter breakfast options.
Easter lunch or brunch typically consists of yummy, easily accessible comfort foods. By this time Easter activities are in full swing, so while you prepare dinner simply make a spread of appetizers that will keep your family satisfied while they wait for the main feast.
Spicy Deviled Eggs Recipe
Here's our recipe for spicy deviled eggs that your family and friends will love.
* 12 large eggs, hard-boiled, peeled and halved
* 1/3 cup mayonnaise
* 1 tablespoon brown mustard
* 1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
* 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper
* 1/4 teaspoon paprika (to garnish)
1. Mash together the yolks with the mayonnaise, mustard, hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper; spoon the filling into the egg and dust with the paprika.
Easter dinner is this holiday's main event. It's a time where the whole family can gather around the table to laugh and share stories while enjoying traditional Easter dinner staples. This year put a twist on the classics with these unusual but oh-so-tasty Easter recipes.
Easter wouldn't be complete without overindulging your sweet tooth. But instead of filling up on Peeps and gooey chocolate eggs, prepare one or more of these decadent Easter desserts to act as the icing on the cake for a perfect day.
Easter meals are all about spring comfort, so start the day with something warm and sweet like Apple Ring Pancakes. In the afternoon, let the kids play and adults relax as they snack on finger foods like Deviled Eggs and Spinach Dip. Easter dinner is the star of this holiday so go all out and prepare a delicious protein like ham or lamb. End the day with a special Easter dessert like carrot cake, jello mold or lemon zest cookies.