Spring is here and Easter is right around the corner and that means rabbits, carrots and of course EGGS! We have gathered a few creative ideas and recipes to help make your Easter even more special.
These dipped Easter egg treats that were created by Mellisa Swigart , can be found on her blog , MomLuck . They are a tasty, easy sweet treat that you and your family will enjoy making and eating.
If you are looking to get creative with your Easter Sunday decor, we suggest this Asparagus vase from California Grown . Not only is asparagus in season but this creative project will have everyone admiring your center piece and what’s Easter with out carrots? Try this carrot salad with dried plums . They are a delicious side dish that will pair perfectly with an Easter Sunday ham.
2 pounds thin carrots, peeled
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon hot paprika
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspooon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup pitted dried plums (about 6 ounces)
3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seed
Cut carrots into 1-inch pieces on diagonal. Drop carrots into boiling salted water. Cook 5 minutes after they return to the boil or until tender but not mushy. Drain.
In large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, oil, paprika, cinnamon, cumin and salt. Add carrots, dried plums and cilantro. Mix together gently. Mound in serving bowl or on 6 individual plates; sprinkle with sesame seed.