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More than a Meal: Easter

April 10, 2017
2 min. read

Easter is more than a holiday. It is more than egg hunts and chocolate bunnies; more than decorations and pastels; more than flowers, candies, and sweets. Easter is even more than a time to spend with family, enjoy a nice dinner together, or spend time in church.

Easter is all of these things, but also so much more. And while we hope you’ll have a chance to enjoy each of the above activities, we also hope you are able to experience the full joy of Easter.

Easter in a nutshell is about redemption: through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, we are redeemed—we receive new life, a fresh start. What a joyous thought!

Reflect on this message while you celebrate the holiday. As you race around the yard or dye Easter eggs, remember: it’s more than just a tradition. As you sit around the table with family enjoying some ham or dinner rolls, remember: it’s more than just a meal.

It’s so much more.


Our Favorite Easter Recipes:

Because food is such a big part of Easter, as with most major holidays, we wanted to share some delicious new recipes with you! Whether morning brunch, a late supper, or leftovers the next day, food is an essential part of the Easter celebration. It brings family together—in one place—to share quality time, great food, and lasting memories.

Pickled Egg Salad Crostini with Leftover Easter Ham

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Use your extra Easter eggs and some thinly sliced ham for these cute crostini on toasted Martin’s 100% Whole Wheat Potato Bread. Add your hard boiled eggs to a mixture of vinegar, sugar, and salt; allow them to pickle for about 12 hours. Then chop the eggs and mix together with mayo and fresh herbs and top onto your crostini for a great hors d’oeuvres or post-Easter brunch!

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Blueberry and Lemon Curd Bread Pudding

Blueberry and Lemon Curd Bread Pudding 4

Add this to your Easter repertoire! With bright, fruity flavors of lemon and blueberry that are equally sweet and tart, this delicious dish is perfect for a brunch or dessert alongside your favorite holiday meal. Plus, Martin’s Old-Fashioned Real Butter Bread add an amazing texture and buttery taste that complements the fruit flavors flawlessly.

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Green Bean Casserole Sliders with Easter Ham

Green Bean Casserole Sliders 1

Green bean casserole is a tradition for many on Easter. Try combining it with your other meal ingredients—Martin’s Dinner Potato Rolls, a few slices of ham, and some sharp cheddar cheese—for a yummy mini slider sandwich! This is also a great recipe for leftovers the next day!

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More Recipes

You can also check out our Pinterest Page for more recipe ideas!


Easter Games and Activities

If you’re looking for some new ways to celebrate the holiday, check out our Easter Resource Page! There you’ll find some printables like our Easter Word Search, DIY craft ideas, and fun activities to try with your family and friends.


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