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These recipes are delicious and were selected with God’s wonderful creation in mind—bon appétit!

1. Maple-Glazed Holiday ‘Roast’

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This savory vegan roast features a deliciously sweet glaze, and we guarantee that it’ll be the perfect centerpiece for your Easter celebration.

2.  Vegan Ham Potato Skin Boats

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These crispy boats feature diced “ham” and are filled to the brim with warm vegan cheddar cheese.

  3. Asparagus, Mushroom, and ‘Ham’ Strata

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This delicious strata is the perfect choice to take to an Easter Sunday potluck or to share with your family—they’ll never know it’s vegan!

4. Vegan Ham Omelette

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Start your Easter morning off right with a nuanced twist on a traditional breakfast favorite.

5.   World’s Best Vegan Mac and Cheese with ‘Ham’

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Have this cheesy favorite as a side, or if you’re like us, try it as an entrée. We’re just speculating, but we think Jesus himself would vouch for this heavenly dish.

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