Registered Dietitian Approved Easter Recipes

Easter has always been right up there for favorite holidays. I am not sure if was that as a Catholic fasting and finally be able to have my chocolate or diet coke on Easter, the Easter Egg hunt or the smell of incense at Good Friday services. (seriously loved that smell as a kid and now it bothers me.) Here are some of my favorite Registered Dietitian approved Easter recipes. Enjoy!

Nicole Rodriquez  RDN, NASM-CPT

Nicole’s daughter Nahla wearing the custom bonnet her mom and grandma made her during her egg hunt last year.

Nicole’s two loves are food and fitness. She says “Show me a person who does not like to eat and I probably won’t trust them.” Nicole had to celebrate one Easter dairy free.  She shares dairy free recipes that turned her favorite holiday into something memorable. @NRodriguezRDN






Jen Haugen, RDN, LD

Touring the Jelly Belly Factory! We have so many jelly beans for Easter now! (Best jelly beans!) And the guinea pigs (named Carmel and S’Mores) eat lots of greens too.

Check out Jen “aka” the Down to Earth Dietitian’s Strawberry Spinach Salad, which is the perfect blend of sweet and savory at the same time. And the chia seeds are sure to surprise your guests.






Julie Robarts, MS, MPH, RD, LDN

Julie is the Dietetic Internship Coordinator at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. She says her  Shaved Brussel Sprouts and Kale Salad  can make any meal special. She loves the pleasing lemony dressing that pairs nicely with the nutty walnuts, sharp Parmesan and bright greens. @jugglingjuliaRD






Kristen Chang, MS, RDN, CSSD

Kristen, is an Adjunct Instructor at Virginia Tech in the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods  & Exercise who gets energy from teaching and also a boost of energy from cooking in her kitchen. She loves sharing her Colorful Kale Salad which has minimal ingredients and maximum tasty nutrition. @realfoodforfuel






Kim G. Beavers, MS, RDN, LD, CDE

Kim is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist as University Health Care in Augusta, Georgia. She  shares her favorite quick and easy Crustless Spinach Quiche recipe. One serving packs a whopping 23 grams of protein, helping us meet expert’s recommendations of 20 to 30 grams of protein per meal. @Timetoeatwell






Jill Nussinow, MS, RDN

Jill aka “The Veggie Queen” is a vegetarian, vegan and pressure cooking expert. Quinoa is one of her favorite gluten free grains and it gets “fancied up” with the addition of saffron in her recipe Saffron Quinoa.  This salad can be created with any veggies in season. In summer Jill likes to use green beans, olives and garbanzo beans. Check out her latest book Vegan under Pressure. @theveggiequeen






At Living Plate, we’re passionate about food. Food as enjoyment and nourishment, and food as way to alleviate health problems and improve your quality of life. We’re dietitians who can cook. Chefs who get nutrition.

 Jeanne Petrucci, MS, RDN

Jeanne is a team member at Living plate which consists of dietitians who can cook and chefs who get nutrition. Her family enjoys this super simple way to prepare Grilled Artichokes which can make any meal special. @livingplate






Wishing you memorable meals this Easter season surrounded by people you love most

We can’t wait to hear what tasty dishes you are serving up this Easter!

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