Just because your diet is plant-based doesn’t mean you, or your guests, need to miss out on all the chocolatey, yummy goodness of Easter.
The Easter long weekend is a great time to entertain your friends. But if you, or they, enjoy a plant-based diet, you might find it difficult to source recipes that are both celebratory and delicious. We’ve got you covered with these twelve delicious macadamia recipes that combine the plant-power of native macadamias with the festive feel of a long weekend.
Sweet macadamia nut recipes
1 – These mini vegan chocolate macadamia cheesecakes are delicious melt-in-your-mouthfuls that are both healthy and full of the chocolatey goodness we crave at Easter.
2 – Does strawberries with macadamia fudge fondue sound like your kind of Easter treat? This decadent dessert doesn’t disappoint.
3 – These gluten free macadamia florentines will go down a treat after a long weekend lunch.
4 – Just hosting an afternoon tea this year? Make it special for your plant-based friends with these scones with chia jam and macadamia cream.
Savoury macadamia nut recipes
5 – A spicy macadamia butter, served alongside roasted pumpkin, roasted carrots, olives, feta cheese, tomatoes and fresh figs makes a satisfying plant-based feast this long weekend!
6 – Include this baked macadamia feta on your cheese board this Easter for a delicious plant-based twist.
7 – This brightly coloured roasted beetroot and macadamia spread really is the jewel of your dips platter when entertaining at Easter. Just remember to soak the macadamias the night before.
8 – You don’t need to be vegan to enjoy the wonderful flavours of this ‘vegannaise’–a plant-based twist on classic mayonnaise. The macadamias make a deliciously creamy and versatile condiment in just minutes.
9 – These macadamia and carob Easter bunnies are just too cute, and sure to delight both adults and kids with their round macadamia tails.
10 – Long weekends are for resting, but this melt and mix recipe for no bake gluten free macadamia brownies is no trouble to whip up when friends drop by.
11 – Raw macadamia bliss ball Easter eggs are a healthy alternative to traditional chocolate ones but just as creamy, thanks to the added macadamias.
12 – Dairy-free and gluten-free, this herb marinated macadamia feta cheese is a great gift at Easter for friends who have dietary restrictions. Or you can include it at the centre of your cheese platter for a delicious plant-based cheese alternative.