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10 Easter Recipes That Won’t Undo Your Hard Work

Easter can be a tricky time when you are focused on eating well and trying to lose weight.

Everywhere you go there are foil wrapped bunnies and chocolate eggs, and if you have friends or family coming to visit you may be worried about overindulging.

But help is at hand. At The Healthy Mummy, we are all about moderation, not deprivation.

So we have pulled together TEN of our favourite recipes for you that are perfect to serve up over the Easter holiday.

Hot Cross Bliss Balls

Dukkah-Crusted Salmon with Smashed Potatoes

Dukkah-Crusted Salmon with Smashed Potatoes386 caloriesYou can prepare this and have it on the table in under 40 minutes. And with just 5 main ingredients, there’s no need to let entertaining stress you out over Easter.

You can prepare this and have it on the table in under 40 minutes. And with just 5 main ingredients, there’s no need to let entertaining stress you out over Easter.

Recipe here

Healthy Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns110 calories

Hot cross buns are a yummy snack to have over Easter but they can be high in calories, which is not ideal if you are following a weight loss plan. Try our healthy ones instead.

Recipe here.

Baked Spinach And Parmesan Balls 

Spinach Balls267 calories

For a delicious healthy homemade snack to serve to friends and family at Easter, try these tasty Baked Spinach And Parmesan Balls. You can make them in advance and then just bring out when ready to serve.

Recipe here.

3 Ingredient Salt And Vinegar Chickpeas

3 Ingredient Salt And Vinegar Chickpeas127 calories

Instead of tucking into a bag of less-than-healthy potato chips, these roasted crispy chickpeas give you the crunch that you love at just 127 calories per serve.

Recipe here.

Hot Cross Bliss Balls

Hot Cross Bliss Balls131 calories

For an Easter snack that feels like a treat, these Hot Cross Bliss Balls are a winner. The kids will love these as much as you do. Why not get them to help you with the mixing and rolling, as well as piping the crosses on top?

Recipe here.

Ginger & Lemon Cheesecake

Ginger & Lemon Cheesecake320 calories

Here at the Healthy Mummy we love a make-ahead dessert. It means you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with family and friends over the Easter weekend. This dessert tastes as good as it looks, but is made with healthier ingredients than traditional cheesecakes.

Recipe here.

Oven Baked Rosemary Pancetta Chicken

Rosemary Pancetta Chicken346 calories per serve

This Oven Baked Rosemary Pancetta Chicken is delicious and uses chicken breasts rather than a whole chicken – making it faster to prepare. Just half an hour is all you need, and it’s served with family-friendly  sides of mashed potatoes and steamed green beans.

Recipe here.

Fruity Spiced Easter Muffins

Fruity Spiced Easter Muffins201 calories

The smell of these fruit and spice filled muffins baking is going to bring everyone into the kitchen. Why not make a batch or two to enjoy with the family over the Easter weekend?

Recipe here.

Lamb And Rosemary With White Bean Puree

Lamb And Rosemary With White Bean Puree335 calories

Lamb is traditionally the meat of choice for Easter, and this healthy recipe makes it even faster to prepare. Instead of roasting a whole leg of lamb, opt for lean lamb steaks instead which you can cook in a pan or on the BBQ.

Recipe here.

Healthy Chocolate Crème Egg

Healthy Chocolate Cream Egg120 calories

And just because it’s Easter, and we love Easter, here is a healthy Crème Egg Recipe to enjoy. You’re welcome.

Recipe here.

These recipes come from our Easter Recipe eBook. Check out the book in our shop HERE.

Healthy Easter Cookbook

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