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Gluten-Free Easter Brunch Recipes

Traditional Easter Brunch Recipes for Gluten-Free Cooks

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Brunch is such a great way to celebrate Easter. Spring vegetables and berries in quiche and crêpes, deviled eggs, gluten-free hot cross buns, Greek-style Leg of Lamb and low fat Strawberry Pavlova are the makings for a spectacular gluten-free Easter Brunch!

1. Gluten-Free Spinach Quiche

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Savory Gluten-Free Spinach Quiche is made with a delicious Savory Gluten-Free Shortcrust recipe, adapted from a recipe by Master Baker Avner Laskin. This is a terrific, and, believe it or not, easy gluten-free recipe for special occasion brunches.

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2. Gluten-Free Crêpes with Raspberry Sauce

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It takes about two minutes to make crêpe batter in a blender or food processer and about 15 minutes to cook a stack of crêpes. Busy gluten-free cooks can wrap and freeze cooked crêpes- making eye-appealing, delicious gluten-free crêpes a real convenience dish.

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3. Low Fat Deviled Eggs

Are you looking for reduced fat recipes for Easter? Here's a nice low fat deviled egg recipe from Fiona Haynes, About.com Guide to Low Fat Cooking.

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4. Greek Marinaded Leg of Lamb

A classic Easter favorite, Greek Marinaded Leg of Lamb from About.com Guide to Barbecues and Grilling, Derrick Riches. Derrick's recipe is marinaded in olive oil, lemon juice, fresh garlic and a variety of herbs and rotisseried- a grand entree for Easter!

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5. Creamy Gluten-Free Scalloped Potatoes

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Creamy gluten-free scalloped potatoes make an economical, elegant side dish, one that everyone will love!

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6. Gluten and Dairy Free Hot Cross Buns

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This recipe for Gluten and Dairy-Free Hot Cross Buns is easy to make and is full of raisins, lemon zest and spiced flavor. You can make the dough a day ahead of time and refrigerate- making this an easy gluten-free hot cross bun recipe for busy holidays.



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7. Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Lemon and Garlic

Simply, fresh and delicious, Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Lemon and Garlic from About.com Guide to American Food, John Mitzewich.

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8. Big Greek Salad with Mint Tea Vinaigrette Dressing

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This big, lovely salad is full of flavor- it's loaded with Greek pepperoncin, olives and Feta cheese and drizzled with a territic easy gluten-free dressing, Mediterranean Mint Tea Salad Dressing.

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9. Spring Crab Salad

This recipe, from Hank Shaw, About.com Guide to Fish and Seafood, really takes advantage of the first fresh leafy greens of spring. Crab is a nice protein alternative for those looking to cut back on red meat and pork this holiday season. And- Hank is a nominee for a James Beard Foundation Award this year! I don't think you can go wrong with this lovely, spring-fresh recipe for Easter Brunch.

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10. Frozen Fresh Fruit Loaf

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I love this recipe. It's a convenient make-ahead fruit salad, loaded with jewel-tone fresh, chopped fruit. It is as colorful as a big basket of decorated eggs!

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11. Low Fat Strawberry Pavlova

Pavlova is a light-as-air meringue dessert. This version, by Fiona Haynes, About.com Guide to Low Fat Cooking is not only low fat, it's flourless too- a perfect finale to a gluten-free Easter Brunch.

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