Tag Archive | "Easter"

Homemade Easter Peeps

Wednesday, March 27, 2013


With our recent first marshmallow-making adventure the week before Easter it was a natural progression to transform some of them into Peeps. Even if you don't make them look like the store-bought Peeps, you can cut them out in Easter shapes and decorate them with sprinkles, chocolate and more.

Carrot Cake Pops

Sunday, April 8, 2012


Bite-sized carrot cake squares covered in white chocolate? Yes, please! Naturally-dyed cream cheese frosting carrots add the finishing touch. Happy Easter!

Curried Carrot Soup

Thursday, April 5, 2012


In this comforting, creamy soup sans cream, warm hints of curry and ginger round out the natural sweetness of the carrots. It is a healthy, satisfying soup any time of year and it's a festive spring and Easter meal when served with bunny grilled cheese sandwiches or Annie's All-Natural Bunny Crackers.

Easter Egg Quesadillas

Sunday, April 1, 2012

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Dress up your everyday quesadillas (or sandwiches) by cutting them into Easter egg shapes and letting your kids decorate them. My son has just as much fun decorating healthy food as he does cupcakes and sugar cookies. And it's just one more way to make healthier fare fun and festive.

Decoupage Easter Eggs

Sunday, April 1, 2012


These paper napkin decoupage Easter eggs will add some colorful designs to your Easter egg assortment. It's a simple arts and crafts project {appropriate for all ages and relatively mess-free} that is a fun alternative to dyeing Easter eggs.

Easter Cupcakes

Wednesday, May 4, 2011


Our baby boy surprised us a month early, arriving just a few days before Easter this year. We have been fortunate to have a steady stream of family and visitors helping us. Our nieces were a huge help, especially by entertaining our older son. And they made these adorable Easter cupcakes to boot! Though Easter has already come and gone I thought that these cupcakes were too cute not to share.

Hot Cross Buns

Tuesday, April 19, 2011


This Easter season I decided to mix it up and try a new hot cross bun recipe from The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Cookbook. It's a classic sweet bread recipe that can be used for many purposes. These moist, buttery rolls are yummy plain or with dried fruit.

Hot Cross Buns

Thursday, April 1, 2010

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Hot Cross Buns were traditionally made on Good Friday but they have become a typical breakfast treat during the entire Easter season. The following recipe is the one that my mom still makes every Easter.

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