Easter Week & Resurrection Day Food Ideas

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In just a few short weeks it will be Easter Sunday – or Resurrection Day as we call it in our house. As a child I remember getting fun, themed baskets full of new candy (that I rarely ate), toys and a new dress to wear for church that day. As a parent and minister’s wife, we are limited on our time Sunday mornings, so we decided years ago to forgo the basket idea and focus more on the Resurrection.

Check out these great Easter Week and Resurrection Sunday food ideas with BONUS Easter Basket Filler ideas for newborns to Teens!! :: homeschoolgiveaways.comHowever, that doesn’t mean we don’t like to do something special for the kids! We just usually give it to them after church or the night before. As we live away from family now, it is my responsibility to put together their “baskets” from the grandparents, which has been fun for the past several years. Through our homeschool, we are being more purposeful in our studies and therefore, incorporating more into them – including special foods. So today I want to share with you some great recipes that are perfect for Easter weekend (Thurs – Sun).

Holy Thursday and Good Friday

Unleavened Bread
Good Friday Lunch Ideas
Good Friday Tea
Homemade Soft Pretzels
Hot Cross Buns
The Last Supper for Kids
Seder Meal
Jesus and the Last Supper

Resurrection Morning

Easter Story Cookies
Easter Egg Toast
Deviled Easter Eggs
Deviled Eggs in a Hashbrown Nest
Empty Tomb Breakfast
Bunny Pancakes

Resurrection Day Lunch & Snacks

Chicky Cheeseball
Homemade Marshmallow Chicks
Tweet Tweet Easter Treat
Bunny Bait
Marshmallow Bunny Paws
Hummingbird Cake
Healthier Peanut Butter Eggs
PEEPS Chick Surprise Cupcakes

Easter Basket Ideas

Sugar Free Easter Basket Ideas
35 Easter Basket (non-food) Filler Ideas
Easter Basket Ideas for Boys
50+ Easter Basket Fillers for a Teen Guy
101 Toddler Easter Basket Ideas
101 Ideas for Baby’s First Easter Basket
99 Easter Basket Ideas for Girls
45 Non-Candy Easter Treats
Easter Gift Ideas for Teen Girls
50 Things to Hide in Easter Baskets besides Candy


If you are looking for more Resurrection Day Resources, check out this Easter Resources post and these Resurrection Day Music Studies.

Resurrection Day pinterest

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Written by Annette Breedlove

Annette Breedlove

Annette has been married to her husband and best friend for 11 years. Together they are raising their four children to follow the Lord’s will, no matter what. Annette longs for the day when she will meet her 5 angel babies who have entered heaven before her. She enjoys creating UNIT STUDIES with FREE PRINTABLES (more coming soon) for homeschool families and she gets her scrapbooking fix in by making Subway Art for herself and her readers. You can follow her crazy life at In All You Do where she blogs about homeschooling, gluten- and grain-free recipes, homemaking, the occasional DIY projects and maintaining her sanity. You can also keep up with her via Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest.

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