Whether it’s your first year or 20th year of cooking a vegan Easter menu, you always need new ideas. Check out the best vegan Easter recipes for everyone!
While Easter isn’t as big of a holiday for most like Thanksgiving or Christmas, it does still involve a lot of cooking. And being vegan doesn’t change any of that. You still want the absolute best vegan Easter recipes to show off to all your family and friends.
But what should those recipes be? What are the best vegan Easter recipes?
Luckily, we’re here to help.
We have a ton of great ideas that will fill your bellies and leave you and everyone who eats your food satisfied and wanting more, whether they or vegan or not.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What types of vegan Easter recipes will I find here?
- main dishes
- and even bread options
What do vegans eat on Easter?
For starters, vegans each the same things that everyone else eats. Only, there are no animal products involved in their meals.
A traditional Easter meal has ham, mashed potato, asparagus, mac and cheese, deviled eggs, mashed potatoes and gravy, cake, and usually a lot more! Depending on where you live your menu may vary.
A vegan Easter menu has all of these things or some variation of them, just made in a way that doesn’t contain animal products, including eggs and dairy.
Can I make these recipes Top 8 Allergen Free?
We answer this is almost every single post we have, but since there are so many here, it’s hard to give one definitive answer.
Most of these recipes can be Top 8 Allergen Free if you follow our steps in each post.
All of the recipes below are vegan, which means they are naturally dairy and egg free if you have those allergies.
We do our best to make our recipes allergen friendly, and describe that in each post.
How do you have a vegan ham?
This is probably one of the only thing that we do not currently have a recipe for. But we didn’t want to leave you empty handed if you are set on replacing that. We do have a few main dish ideas below though.
There is a store bought vegan option from Tofurky and The Herbivorous Butcher was one as well. You can view our taste test on both of them here. These typically are made out of wheat gluten, soy, or a combination of both.
However, we know that many of you want whole foods plant based options and so for that, we’d check out the alternatives that we listed below.
What should I do if I’m hosting a vegan over?
The best that you can do is be as accommodating as possible. Vegans have come to expect that not everything or even most of what is at a holiday meal is going to be suitable to them; however, that doesn’t mean that you can’t surprise them.
Make simple swaps like using oil or vegan butter in recipes, especially side dishes where butter is the only non-vegan ingredient.
Get more hosting tips here.
Is it wrong to take a meal to someone’s house if I’m the only vegan?
If you don’t host Easter and you celebrate, then likely you are going somewhere else.
It’s not rude to take over a plate of things you have made ahead of time. For meals we don’t host, we put it in reusable containers and warm it up at the hosts house.
Now, if you do this, be prepared people will ask questions, but it’s a great time to expose others to veganism.
We did bring a vegan dessert to share and guess what, no one knew they were vegan. But it surely brought joy to the guest with a dairy allergy that was happy to learn there was something they could have. Everyone wins!
Vegan Easter Menu
No matter what you choose, we hope you have a delicious and fun filled holiday!
Vegan Easter Breakfasts
Below are 10 ideas for a delicious vegan Easter breakfast. Don’t see what you want? No worries! Check out more than 4 dozen other vegan breakfast ideas!
Vegan Easter Appetizers
Vegan Easter Main Dishes
These Easter Vegan main dishes are not your typical main dishes if you only usually have a ham; however, they are vegan plant based options to switch up that we think you will love! PS: New traditions are fun!
Vegan Easter Soups and Chilis
Soups and chilis are a great way to have an option that not only can you prep ahead, but that is filling, and a great addition to any meal. Here’s a few vegan soup ideas for Easter.
Vegan Easter Sides
Sides are the best part of any Easter menu, right? Honestly, you can make a whole meal with just sides and not even worry about a main dish.
Don’t see what you like, check out more than 20 vegan side dish ideas!
Here are some delicious vegan side dishes for Easter:
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Vegan Easter Bread Options
Bread is a must on any Easter menu. You need it to dip in the gravy and just yum, carbs! Here’s some delicious options:
Vegan Easter Desserts
Dessert is the best part. Easter is the biggest reason to eat all the desserts without any guilt, so check out some ideas we have below of popular choices, but check out all our vegan dessert ideas if you need more inspiration!