Thanks to these healthy Easter recipes, you can celebrate Easter without worrying much about your low carb or keto diet. These delicious and easy recipes are not only keto-friendly, but they taste just as good as the traditional Easter dishes from your childhood.
In fact, your dinner guests would not know they are keto-friendly unless you tell them so.
From the usual deviled eggs to the tastiest desserts, these healthy Easter recipes will make you enjoy Easter dinner without feeling an ounce of guilt.
For a tasty selection of desserts check out these Low Carb & Keto Easter Dessert Recipes.
Healthy Easter Recipes
1. Instant Pot Deviled Eggs
If you’re thinking of serving this traditional dish on Easter, here’s an Instant Pot Deviled Eggs recipe from Nicole of Finished with Salt. She used sugar-free keto mayo when preparing the egg yolk filling. Therefore, you can be certain that this deviled eggs recipe will fit well in your keto diet.
2. Keto “Stracciatella” Italian Egg Drop Soup
It’s common for people to serve a steaming bowl of soup for Easter dinner. In fact, in Italy, families would share a bowl of Stracciatella Alla Romana at the start of Easter lunches.
Stracciatella Alla Romana is an egg drop soup made with rich chicken broth filled with a flavorful mixture of eggs and finely grated Parmesan cheese.
Uliana from Hungry for Inspiration shared her recipe for this delectable soup. It’s a great recipe to try if you want to treat your guests with a delicious, filling, and a super low carb bowl of soup for Easter.
3. Keto Dinner Rolls
Soups are often served with bread, but just because you’re on keto doesn’t mean you will skip this. These Keto-Friendly Rolls from Cassidy, a certified keto and intermittent fasting coach, of Cassidy’s Craveable Creations would be the perfect accompaniment to Stracciatella Alla Romana or any bowl of soup.
These dinner rolls are made with blanched almond flour, Psyllium husk powder, and other ingredients that are low in carbs. You can make a large batch of these rolls, serve them in a basket, and place them on both ends of your Easter dinner table for everyone to easily reach.
Related reading: Low Carb Bread Recipes – Gluten Free & Keto
4. Low Carb Cheesy Baked Asparagus
While lamb and ham dishes are often the star of an Easter dinner, the side dishes are the ones that make the meal. And when it comes to healthy and low-carb sides, asparagus often tops the list.
One cup of asparagus contains only 2.4 grams of net carbs. Also, this vegetable is very versatile and can be cooked in many ways. If you’re looking for a way to cook asparagus that even the kids will love, this Cheesy Baked Asparagus made by Stephanie of Plain Chicken is a great recipe to try.
Related reading: Healthy Asparagus Recipes Ideal For Keto
5. Keto Strawberry-Chicken Salad with Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette
Nothing complements a traditional Easter dinner like a fresh spring salad, whether it is made with veggies, fruits, or both! This Keto Strawberry-Chicken Salad with Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette is full of colors and flavor.
6. Keto-Friendly Sugar and Spice Spiral Ham
Ham is one of those foods traditionally eaten on Easter. During the early days, pigs are slaughtered in the fall and cured over the winter. Therefore, it has become the meat of choice since it’s readily available when Easter comes.
This Keto-friendly Sugar and Spice Spiral Ham from Solcire Roman on Cookpad is a delicious and healthy way to prepare an Easter ham the low carb way. It uses Stevia for the glaze, so it’s definitely safe for keto dieters.
7. Keto Rack of Lamb with Spicy Mint Marmalade
Lamb is one of those dishes traditionally served on Eastern Sunday. The meat was referenced in a number of Christian stories and has been linked to Easter because of Jesus being the sacrificial “lamb of God.”
If you want to keep up with the tradition, you can serve this Keto Rack of Lamb with Spicy Mint Marmalade from Mellissa of I Breathe I’m Hungry. This is one of those healthy Easter recipes that are so delicious and flavorful and are guaranteed to be the star of your Easter dinner table!
8. Keto Chicken Pot Pie
Savory pies are among those dishes traditionally served on Easter. While you might think that pies can kick you out of ketosis due to the crust, there are low-carb versions of savory pie recipes that are guaranteed keto-friendly.
This Keto Chicken Pot Pie from Joannie of Tasty Low Carb is one of them. The flaky crust is made using almond flour, a bit of cheddar cheese, and Xanthan gum. While you can serve this chicken pie for dinner, it’s also perfect for Easter brunch.
9. Keto Easter Coconut Macaroon Nests
When preparing the desserts, choose something to keep up with the Easter theme. These Keto Easter Coconut Macaroon Nests from Carb Manager are a great inspiration. They are very colorful and will make your Easter dinner table look fun and festive.
These treats are so easy to make that you can even ask the kids to join. The macaroons are made using unsweetened coconut flakes, powdered Erythritol, and other low carb ingredients. As for the colorful icing on top, it’s made using heavy whipping cream and food coloring.
10. Easter Sugar Free Chocolate Coconut Pudding Cups
These Easter Sugar-free Chocolate Coconut Pudding Cups from Lauren of Low Carb Nomad are another delicious dessert to add to your lineup of healthy Easter recipes.
This colorful pudding might look very sinful, but it’s made entirely of low carb ingredients, such as avocados, unsweetened coconut milk, and Swerve sweetener.
Related reading: Avocados Benefits for Weight Loss
The pudding is easy to prepare, and each serving contains only 6 grams of net carbs, so don’t be afraid to indulge!