4 Paleo-Friendly Side Dishes to Serve for Easter

I can’t believe that Easter is a little over a week away. It seems like just a few weeks ago that it was the beginning of 2017. Time is flying by so quickly and I feel like I haven’t accomplished very many goals due to health problems. The weather this winter has gone back and forth so much that it was causing problems with my rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Hopefully, with the warmer temperatures,¬†things will get better and I will see a slight improvement in my ailments.

4 Paleo-Friendly Side Dishes to Serve for Easter

Since I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in May of 2016, countless people have suggested that I switch to an anti-inflammatory diet. I have deeply considered it but at the same time, I love my carbs. I have tried to watch my carb intake but even that is hard to do. Gluten and sugar in most of the foods that we eat. Does anyone have any suggestions on working towards a gluten-free and reduced sugar diet?

Anyhow back to what I wanted to share with you today. I wanted to share these amazing paleo-friendly side dishes for Easter. I found the best roasted vegetables that are perfect for Easter Sunday. I hope that you enjoy these 4 paleo-friendly side dishes to serve for Easter.

Maple Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash

Maple Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash

Photo Credit and Recipe by Kelly at Life Made Sweeter

Just the title of this recipe caught my attention and I had to share it with you. The great thing about this recipe, you can customize it to your dietary needs. I love that this recipe is simple and you can easily make this with any type of squash that is currently in season. Just pick up a butternut squash, maple syrup, and cinnamon to your shopping list. You can find the full recipe here.

Oven Roasted Asparagus with Garlic, Parmesan, & Lemon

Oven Roasted Asparagus with Garlic, Parmesan, & Lemon

Photo Credit and Recipe by Amy at House of Nash Eats

My grandmother had asparagus growing in her garden and I always loved it when she would make us fresh vegetables. Homegrown veggies always seemed to taste better. It makes me wish that she was still around so that she could fix this recipe for Easter dinner. This recipe is quick and easy too. It only takes a few minutes to prep so that you can finish preparing the rest of your meal. You can find the recipe here.

Oven Roasted Spring Vegetables

Oven Roasted Spring Vegetables

Photo Credit and Recipe by Stephanie at Plain Chicken

I am obsessed with the way these oven roasted vegetables look and I bet they are so delicious too. I love the mix of vegetables served with red potatoes that is featured in this recipe. If you can’t eat regular potatoes, you can even swap them out for sweet potatoes or another spring vegetable. This recipe only takes roughly 30 minutes to make and would be perfect to serve with pork chops or ham during Easter dinner. You can find the recipe here.

Easy Garlic and Herb Roasted Carrots

Easy Garlic and Herb Roasted Carrots

Photo Credit and Recipe by Sam at Ahead of Thyme

Carrots are one of my favorite vegetables to snack on when I get hungry in the afternoons. I have some baby carrots in my refrigerator¬†so I should give this recipe a try. Thankfully, my kids aren’t super picky eaters but I still like offering them a variety of healthy vegetables at dinner time. Carrots are also the Easter Bunny’s favorite too. When I am busy preparing a huge meal, I tend to stick with side recipes that only take 5 or 10 minutes to prep so that I can focus on the rest of the bill. These roasted carrots fit that tall order and require only a few minutes of prep time. You can find the full recipe here.

I hope that you enjoy these 4 paleo-friendly side dishes to serve for Easter Sunday. Of course, they are also perfect to serve with your other favorite meals too. These roasted vegetables sound delicious and I can’t wait to try them myself. I am guilty of not serving enough vegetables to my family and these will be a perfect addition. Please, visit the original author website to get the full recipe. Don’t forget let them know that you found their recipe on my site and tell them how much you enjoyed their recipe.

Which of these 4 paleo-friendly side dishes do you plan on trying? Do you follow a paleo-friendly diet?

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Christy is married to her best friend and has three children. When she isn't writing, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing video games, reading books, or listening to music. She loves to write and help other people to take the focus off of her chronic health problems.

This article has 20 Comments

  1. The carrots are so wonderful! I think the Easter Bunny might steal those away! I actually have two Paleo family members who would love this.

  2. Yum, all of these looks so delicious but I know I would definitely try the Oven Roasted Asparagus with Garlic, Parmesan, & Lemon first! :0)

  3. So veggies are great carbs. The bad carbs is the pasta and starches, even though potatoes is a starch, sweet potatoes aren’t. I think you have some really healthy things here too that can help you reduce your sugar and gluten intake. I think you’re on the right track.

  4. Oh my gosh – every one of those sides looks absolutely delicious! Especially the Butternut Squash. I’m allergic to cinnamon, but that could easily be left out. I want to make them all!

  5. You had me at Maple Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash. Seriously every single dish you have shown here is something my family and myself would serve. We love eating wholesome and healthy. Special diets like Paleo are not that difficult with a little thought like you just put into this.

  6. All of these dishes look amazing. I will be trying them out too. I love all kinds of veggies, and I’m so glad my girls do too.

  7. What great ideas! Can’t wait to try the oven roasted asparagus and the maple cinnamon butternut squash. Great sides no matter the meal. Yum!

  8. I don’t eat a paleo diet, but I love that these side dishes are vegetarian-friendly! I’d love to try that Maple Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash.

  9. These roasted spring vegetables look and sound delicious. This asparagus I am going to have to try for sure. Thanks for sharing the recipes.

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