asparagusEaster is just around the corner. If you shun hard-cooked eggs, glazed hams, and rack of lamb, you can still prepare an Easter feast that will please both your vegan and non-vegan Easter guests. Here are just a few tasty Easter recipes to serve on this special holiday that highlight the fresh produce of spring.

Soup: Lemony Spinach & Orzo Soup (without the oil and salt)

Spring Salad: mixed greens, shredded beets, shredded carrots, chopped walnuts, and white balsamic vinegar

Main Dish: Sundried tomato, mushroom, spinach quiche

Side: steamed asparagus

Dessert: sliced strawberries with sweet banana “cream” poured over the top

Sweet Banana Cream

1 banana
1/2 cup nondairy milk
1/4 tsp orange or almond extract, optional

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately. Sauce will brown if left to sit for too long.

Photo by Livin’ Spoonful, used with permission