Easter, the time of chocolatey indulgences and egg hunts is upon us. However, while this holiday is celebrated as an exciting time for families and friends to get together with kindness, often this ends up being to the detriment of animals. But the following vegan recipes help you achieve a truly kind and cruelty-free Easter celebration. You’ll find clucking good gluten-free, soy-free, and nut-free vegan recipes included!

15 Vegan and Gluten-Free Friendly Recipes for a Plant-Based Easter


1. Seitan Mushroom Roast

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Animals don’t need to die in order for the whole guest list to enjoy a meaty meal. *While seitan is not suitable for those avoiding gluten, you can substitute this for a loaf made from Beyond Meat’s Beyond Burger, which is gluten-free, or a tofu roast.

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2. Easter Egg Nests

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Perfect for kids, and kids-at-heart!

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3. Cream of Asparagus Soup with Crispy Roasted Shallots

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Creamy, warming, flavourful – perfect for a family meal.

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4. Raw Carrot Cake Bites

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Channel your inner Easter Bunny and much more on a tastier carrot.

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5. Stuffed Spaghetti Squash With Chickpeas and Garlicky Arugula Cream

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Easter goals? Tick! Vegan goals? Tick! Points for impressing your friends? Tick!

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6. Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

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Your taste buds will be hopping down to happy veganville after eating a batch of these.

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7. One-Hour Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

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Filled with plant-based protein and topped with warm, creamy mashed potatoes – the perfect dish to share with Easter guests!

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8. Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy

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What kid wouldn’t want to stumble upon these in an Easter egg hunt?

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9. Deviled Tomatoes

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Take a step back from the classic deviled eggs and open your mind and taste buds to these deviled tomatoes.

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10. Chocolate Creme Eggs

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Yep, even vegans can indulge in some Easter-time classic treats! These creme eggs are utterly eggdictive.

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11. Vegan Kamut Artichoke Risotto

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Bring this to an Easter potluck, brunch, dinner, or other – as the dish is a people pleaser.

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12. Fruity Egg Baskets

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Sweet, yet savory and soft. This recipe comes together with just three ingredients!

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13. Lemon Leek Pesto Penne

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Easter is all about the unhealthy and indulgent foods, traditionally. Balance out the sugar with some greens, found in abundance for this recipe!

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14. Happy Easter Smoothie

Easter Smoothie
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This refreshing fruit and vegetable smoothie is the perfect pick-me-up for a morning vegan egg hunt. It’s also great when you can’t decide what kind of smoothie to make; you can have it all!

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15. Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

Vegan Carrot Cake
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Yes, another carrot cake recipe, but this triple-layer, gluten-free vegan delight is a true show-stopper. Embrace your inner baker and garnish the cake with a few edible flowers for a delightful end to your Easter feast.

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