Thursday, April 10, 2014

Sixteen Menu Ideas for a Vegan Easter ( Pascha ) (12 GF)

Kali Anastasi! Good Resurrection! (Icon from Kykkos Monastery)
Here are some ideas for what to serve at your upcoming Pascha meal - whether you're serving an all-Vegan feast, or serving a traditional Omnivore feast with some Vegan dishes for variety (or for guests).  

I don't know who all of my readers are, but I know of at least two groups: 1) dedicated full time Vegans and 2) Orthodox Christians who are looking for "fasting" recipes for Lenten Seasons, such as Great Lent, Advent, and Wednesdays and Fridays throughout the year, but when the big Christian Feast days hit, are not looking at my blog!

This post is for the first group, who may be looking for festive dishes to serve for their upcoming Pascha Feast ("Pascha" is the Orthodox Christian word for Easter) 

To the second group, I simply say "Kali Anastasi!" "Christos Anesti" - enjoy your (
very non Vegan ; ) Feast!

French Crepes  (GF)
 These are great if you like to serve a Pascha Brunch 

Grilled Mushroom Kabobs ( Manitarakia ) 
Serve with Pita & a Traditional Salad Dressed with Lemon Juice

 Greek Tahini Dip

Stuffed Eggplant

Zucchini Mock Crab Cakes

Rosemary Roast Potatoes ( Slow Cooker )

 Simply Asparagus

Veggies Vinaigrette

Carrot Raisin Salad without Mayonnaise


Lentil & Rice Salad

Orange Beet Salad


Russian Teacakes


Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Crispy Rice Cupcakes

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  1. Thank you for linking with Real Food Fridays. I've really enjoyed browsing through your site when I get the chance. A round up makes things easy :)

    1. Thank you so much! I'm really honored that you like to browse thru my blog! : )

  2. I have been looking for some special recipe for Easter, I could use one of these too!

    1. Thank you, and welcome- delighted to have you here! : )

  3. Some very good ideas here for a wonderful Easter dinner. I like the Carrot and Raisin Salad without the Mayonnaise and Rosemary Roasted Potatoes. thanks for sharing on Real Food Friday Blog Hop. Have a wonderful healthy day@

    1. Thank you so much! The Carrot Raisin Salad is one of my most-searched-for recipes. Thanks for hosting!

  4. Great list! Thanks for linking up with HVF!

  5. A wonderful array of vegan dishes, perfect for the fasting period of Easter. Kalo Pascha!

    1. Thanks so much for visiting - I loved your recent pictorial post on your trip to Cyprus! : )

  6. Hi Anna,
    What an amazing, healthy and delicious selection of vegan dishes you have shared with us at the Plant-based Potluck Party! I am a big fan of your zucchini mock zucchini crab cakes! They make great appetizers as well! Thank for sharing these delectable recipes! Have a happy Easter!

    1. I'm so honored that you like my Zucchini mock-Crab Cakes! : )So much for hosting - have a delightful Easter season! : )

  7. Yum! Thanks for sharing on The HomeAcre Hop! Hope to see you again today!

    1. Thank you so much for hosting! I'm taking a little break here around the holiday to enjoy the Pascha season - but look forward to visiting your site & sharing again soon! : )

  8. Yum these dishes look wonderful. We aren't vegan, but I do like to have meatless meals every now and then. This is a nice roundup of some good options for us.

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words! I think probably most of my readers aren't Vegan - which pleases me. Everyone benefits from more plant based meals, even if they do eat other foods, too : ) So glad you visited!

  9. Everything looks and sounds amazing! I have to say the kabobs REALLY REALLY have me thinking now! And those cupcakes!!! WOWZA!

    1. Thanks a bunch! The kabobs are a great break from the everyday : ) I always appreciate your sweet comments!

  10. Great round up! Thanks for linking up at our Gluten Free Fridays party! I have tweeted and pinned your entry to our Gluten Free Fridays board on Pinterest! :)

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    Cindy from

    1. Thanks so much for the pin! I appreciate you hosting : )


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