Healthy Recipes for Passover

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Over 20 healthy recipes to make for Passover. Lots of Seder ideas as well as everyday meals, like breakfast, snacks and dessert.

As many of you know, Passover starts this week! My husband, Isaac, is Jewish and I love celebrating all the Jewish holidays with him and his family. We’ve been together for almost 19 years now so I’ve been to many Seders.

A collage with recipes for Passover - a flourless chocolate cake, charoset, asparagus and macaroons.

Many of the recipes here on Eating Bird Food are kosher for Passover because I do a lot of baking with almond flour and coconut flour, but I’m including lots of ideas in this post… healthy options for your Seder, as well as some options for everyday meals for the week of Passover.

Healthy Passover Recipes

So let’s hop right in. Here are some healthy Passover-friendly recipes — ones I’ve shared and made over the years and some from my favorite blogs/sites around the web, which I must say, all look pretty amazing.

Multiple coconut macaroons near one another on parchment paper.
4.43 from 77 votes

Coconut Macaroons

These healthy coconut macaroons are crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside. They're vegan, gluten-free, naturally sweetened and only require 6 main ingredients!
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Bowl of chocolate coconut macaroons drizzled with chocolate in a white bowl.
4.41 from 10 votes

Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

Simple chocolate coconut macaroons that you can whip up in under 30 minutes. The perfect recipe for a Passover or Easter treat. Vegan and gluten-free.
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A stack of black bean brownies.
4.65 from 183 votes

Black Bean Brownies

These gluten-free black bean brownies are so fudgy and delicious. No one will be able to tell that they're flourless and made with beans!
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An overhead view of a flourless chocolate cake topped with raspberries and powdered sugar. A slice of cake is resting on a serving utensil.
4.84 from 25 votes

Flourless Chocolate Cake

This flourless chocolate cake is rich, fudgy and incredibly easy to make. It's the perfect dessert for any occasion and absolutely delicious when topped with fresh berries and a sprinkle of powdered sugar.
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Sweet potato brownies on parchment paper topped with a chocolate ganache and chopped almonds.
4.72 from 39 votes

Sweet Potato Brownies

You’ll never know there are vegetables hidden in these sweet potato brownies! Top with chocolate ganache for the ultimate sweet treat.
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Plate with lemon poppyseed muffins topped with lemon zest and a glaze.
4.60 from 40 votes

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

These gluten free lemon poppy seed muffins are made with almond and coconut flour and have a bright, lemony flavor. They're delicious as is or topped with a lemon glaze!
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An overhead view of coconut flour muffins arranged on a wire cooling rack. One muffin is turned on its side.
4.66 from 32 votes

Coconut Flour Muffins

These coconut flour muffins are made with just 8 simple ingredients and come together in no time. They're soft, perfectly moist and bursting with fresh blueberries! Gluten-free + grain-free.
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An almond flour waffles on a white plate. It has been topped with various berries and a drizzle of maple syrup.
4.73 from 29 votes

Almond Flour Waffles

These almond flour waffles are soft, fluffy, gluten-free, and super easy to make. Top them with maple syrup, fresh berries and nut butter for a delicious breakfast the whole family will love!
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Stack of coconut flour pancakes topped with raspberries. A fork has taken a bite out of the stack.
3.82 from 116 votes

Coconut Flour Pancakes

An easy recipe for coconut flour pancakes that are golden in color and perfectly fluffy. Add your favorite mix-ins and toppings to make them your own. These pancakes work great if you're gluten-free, paleo or keto.
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Stack of almond flour pancakes served with berries and maple syrup being drizzled on.
3.99 from 75 votes

Almond Flour Pancakes

These almond flour pancakes are perfectly fluffy, naturally gluten-free and so easy to make. Stack them up and top with maple syrup and fresh berries for a delicious breakfast the whole fam will love!
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Five halves of hard boiled eggs with labels of how long the egg has been cooked for, from 4 minutes - 12 minutes.
4.41 from 5 votes

How to Hard Boil Eggs

Hard boiled eggs are such an easy, high protein snack idea! One egg has 6 grams of protein!
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Bowl of fruit salad with strawberries, clementines, kiwi, grapes, blueberries and pineapple. Fruit salad is topped with lime zest.
4.62 from 18 votes

Easy Fruit Salad

This colorful fruit salad combines ripe strawberries, blueberries, grapes, kiwi, pineapple chunks and mandarin oranges with a hint of lime.
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Cucumber, tomato, red onion salad in a glass bowl, next to a cutting board with chopped cucumber and tomato.
3.85 from 69 votes

Israeli Salad

A simple tomato cucumber salad with fresh herbs and a light dressing. It’s the perfect summer side salad to pair with your favorite protein.
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Bowl of quinoa salad with feta, spinach and tomatoes.
4.43 from 213 votes

Easy Quinoa Salad

This easy quinoa salad is packed with spinach, tomatoes, red onion, avocado and feta with a simple lemon dressing. It’s the perfect healthy side dish!
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Bowl with roasted vegetable salad with kale and beans.
4.71 from 24 votes

Roasted Vegetable Salad

This roasted vegetable salad features Brussels sprouts, butternut squash and cauliflower with a zesty horseradish dressing.
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Avocado egg salad on toast.
4.48 from 19 votes

Avocado Egg Salad

This healthy avocado egg salad recipe uses mashed avocado in place of mayo. It’s creamy, flavorful and great served on salad, lettuce wraps or bread!
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Plated spinach salad topped with avocado, goat cheese, cranberries, walnuts and onion.
4.92 from 70 votes

Easy Spinach Salad with Creamy Balsamic

This lovely spinach salad is topped with dried cranberries, goat cheese, toasted walnuts, avocado and a creamy balsamic dressing. Perfect as a side or topped with protein for a meal.
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Close up photo of cheese cauliflower crust pizza.
4.61 from 97 votes

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Love pizza, but want to keep it healthy? Make this low-carb cauliflower pizza crust. Only 6 ingredients and so easy!
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Plate of roasted asparagus topped with parmesan, red pepper flakes, and a lemon wedge on the side. Beside the bowl are smaller bowls filled with red pepper, parmesan, and a cutting board with lemon slices.
4.88 from 8 votes

Roasted Asparagus

Roasted asparagus is an easy and healthy side dish that comes together in less than 30 minutes and can be flavored in a variety of ways. Try topping it with fresh lemon, red pepper flakes or parmesan cheese. 
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More Healthy Passover Recipes

Elana's Pantry Matzoh Ball Soup.

Matzoh Ball Soup from Elana’s Pantry

This gluten-free Matzo Ball Soup recipe is a healthy twist on a classic Passover recipe. My secret to making this dish gluten-free is to use almond flour in place of matzo meal.
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Vegetarian Chopped Liver from Tori Avey

Learn to make delicious vegetarian chopped liver with sautéed onions, hard boiled eggs, peas, and walnuts. Kosher, parve.
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Smitten Kitchen's Asparagus Stuffed Eggs.

Asparagus Stuffed Eggs from Smitten Kitchen

Adapted from From Julia Child’s Kitchen
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Martha Stewart's Matzo Granola.

Matzo Granola from Martha Stewart

This Passover-friendly version of granola is made with crunchy walnuts, dried fruit, and whole wheat matzos. Blend it with yogurt for a quick and healthy breakfast.
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Green Kitchen Stories Flour Free Banana Blueberry Pancakes.

Flour Free Banana Blueberry Pancakes from Green Kitchen Stories

Banana and blueberry pancakes made with no flour.
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Gluten Free and More's Herbed Nat-Zah Balls.

Herbed “Nat-zah” Balls from Gluten Free and More

A twist on traditional matzoh balls. Dairy free and gluten free.
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Healthy Passover Recipes + Bubbie’s Charoset Recipe

A Sephardic charoset recipe made with raisins, dates, dried figs and almonds. This tasty spread is delicious on matzoh for Passover and a must-have on your seder plate.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 14

Ingredients  

  • 1 cup raw almonds, you can also use pecans or walnuts
  • 2 cups raisins
  • 4 oz medjool dates, (about 7 pitted)
  • 4 dried figs
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1-2 Tablespoons sweet red wine or fruit juice, I used pomegranate juice

Instructions 

  • Add nuts, raisins, dates, figs and applesauce into the food processor and process until combined, gently adding wine/juice as you grind to help keep it moving.
  • Once the mixture is fully combined and looks like a coarse paste, remove the charoset from the processor and place it into a bowl or container.
  • Serve as a spread for matzoh.
  • Refrigerate any leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for later use. It should last at least 5-7 days in the fridge.

Notes

  • Dates: If your dates seem dry, you can soak them in water for 5-10 minutes to rehydrate before using.
  • Almonds: If you don’t have almonds, you can use pecans or walnuts instead.
  • Halving the recipe: This recipe makes about 3.5 cups so if you’re only making it for a small family, you could easily half the recipe.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25 cup | Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Spread
Cuisine: Jewish
Keyword: charoset
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About Brittany

Hey there, I’m Brittany, the creator of Eating Bird Food, cookbook author, health coach and mama of two littles. Here you’ll find quick and easy recipes that make healthy fun and enjoyable for you and your family!

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10 Comments

    1. Thank you Molly. Love your blog and I really want to try those curry macaroons. They sound and look amazing! Happy Passover.

  1. I really just can’t get away from your blog! Too many healthy recipes brings me too many smiles!

  2. This is terrific – thank you! The best part about these recipes is how well they work the rest of the year, not just for Passover.