Fresh and Healthy Easter Brunch Menus

Celebrate Easter morning with lightened brunch menus featuring traditional classics and seasonal produce.

  • Ginger and Thyme–Brined Pork Loin
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Easter Brunch

    Sit down to delicate spring fare with this festive meal. It's simple to prepare, thanks to our make-ahead plan.
  • Easter Brunch Buffet Menu
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Easter Brunch Buffet

    From appetizer to dessert, this menu features the first hints of spring. Plus, it serves up to 12 people so gather the family to feast on ham, lamb, roasted veggies, homemade bread, and cookies.
  • Frittata with Spinach, Potatoes, and Leeks
    Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Brunch for Six

    Because egg whites take the place of some of the whole eggs, and it's packed with fresh veggies such as spinach, leeks, and potatoes, this hearty frittata has only 7 grams of fat and 185 calories per serving.
  • Fontina, Asparagus, and Leek Strata

    Easter with Ease

    Two of spring's freshest and most nutritious stars, strawberries and asparagus, make their debut in this simple and stunning menu. Make both the strawberry salad and the asparagus strata the night before to cut down on extra time spent in the kitchen.
  • Grits Casserole with Mushrooms, Prosciutto, and Provolone
    Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

    Sunday Brunch Buffet

    Cheesy grits casserole is the star of this morning meal boasting less than 300 calories per serving. Pair with nutrient- and fiber-rich whole wheat muffins, nutty granola, or fruit salad for a sweet side.
  • Easter Brunch Menu

    Easter Brunch

    For a meatless springtime brunch menu, try savory zucchini frittata, sweet stuffed French toast and two veggie-packed salads. Add a side of lean turkey bacon or sausage for extra protein.
  • Fresh Mozzarella, Sun-Dried Tomato, and Prosciutto Strata
    Tina Cornett

    Alfresco Brunch

    Set up an impressive outdoor brunch that is low in calories and combines the sweet flavors of the season with traditional mid-morning fare like breakfast casserole, grits, and salad.
  • Marmalade French Toast Casserole
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Leigh Ann Ross

    Make-Ahead Breakfast

    For a stress-free Easter morning, assemble the casserole the night before and allow it to refrigerate for up to 8 hours. While the casserole bakes, make the low-fat turkey sausage and assemble a platter of Vitamin C-rich berries and melon.
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