12 Easy, Healthy Easter Brunch Recipes

Whether you're hosting an Easter brunch or bringing a dish to a potluck, here are a dozen sure-to-please dishes that'll keep your calorie-counting conscience happy.



Fret-Free Frittata with Swiss Chard and Chicken Sausage
via Be Well Philly

Our very own frittata recipe is a surefire crowd pleaser. And while it hits all the right notes, taste-wise, it really kills it on the nutrition chart, with the Swiss chard packing a ton of vitamin K and the eggs a ton of protein—all for around 200 calories a serving.

Blueberry-Coconut-Macadamia Muffins
via Eating Well

Holy moly these look delicious. Budget tip: Buy the nuts in bulk—Whole Foods should have ’em—to save some cash. Plus, you’ll only buy the exact amount you need.

Garden Vegetable Crustless Quiche
via Cooking Light

Zucchini, mushrooms, bell pepper and tomatoes make this a colorful—and nutritious!—breakfast entrée.

Banana-Chocolate French Toast
via Cooking Light

Yes, you can have your French toast and eat it, too. (With chocolate!)

Cheesy Polenta and Egg Casserole
via Eating Well

Turkey sausage meets two kinds of cheese and eggs. Yum and yum.

Cinnamon-Wheat Pancakes with Boysenberry Compote
via Shape.com

I’m betting, if you’re feeling creative, you could swap the buttermilk in this recipe for plain yogurt to save a few calories. Not that you have to—these fluffy pancakes clock in at only 228 calories a serving.

Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce with Chickpeas and Feta
via Epicurious.com

This one had me at chickpeas.

Asparagus Quiche
via Slender Kitchen

Make this pretty dish for your Easter-brunch clan and you’ll have ’em convinced you’re a master chef. (We won’t tell.)

Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Lemon
via Martha Stewart

Holy protein, Batman! If these 17-grams-of-protein-per-serving pancakes don’t fill up your tummy, I’m not sure what will.

Zucchini Latkes
via Your Lighter Side

I like this twist on a yummy breakfast side.

Orange You Cran-Tastic? Muffins
via Hungry Girl

Why, yes I am, thank you!

Chile-Cheese Brunch Casserole
via Eating Well

For a bit of Mexican goodness at your Easter brunch. ¡Olé!

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