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Six ways to enjoy an #EggcellentEaster at home

Our favourite holiday is right around the corner! We love celebrating Easter—from Easter egg hunts, to classic egg recipes and crafts with the kids, this is the perfect time to enjoy Canadian eggs. If you’re looking to make Easter fun and memorable this year, we’re here to help. We’ve put together six ideas for a special Easter at home. Crafts, decorations, recipes and more—here’s how you can make sure you have an #EggcellentEaster.

Easter dinner made easy

 For a library of great options check out the dinner section of by clicking here. And as you cook, think about the many ways you can reuse your leftovers throughout the week. Read our article with ideas on how to use Easter leftovers.

Entertaining the kids through the Easter weekend

 We have plenty of ideas for how to keep the whole family entertained through the long weekend. Consider all the ways you can make and decorate Easter eggs: from yarn eggs, to Magic Marker eggs and more. Click here for other ideas.

Manitoba Egg Farmers have shared some creative ways you can colour your Easter eggs. Check it out:

Endless options for your Easter brunch

 For many families, Easter brunch is the best part of the long weekend—it is the meal where sunshine, delicious food and quality family time come together. There are endless ways to make Easter brunch special. Consider these sweet and savoury egg-based recipes, from lemon ricotta hot cakes to stuffed French toast and much more.

Easter sweets and baking with eggs

There’s so much room for culinary creativity at Easter—especially when it comes to baking and delicious sweets. If you’re looking for something the kids will love try this chocolate bunny bread recipe or keep it classic with hot cross buns and lemon meringue pie.

Learn about myth and folklore

 Eggs have always held special meaning and significance in our lives—as far back as human history has been recorded, eggs have had a unique status in the myths and folklore of our predecessors. Here are some of our favourite egg legends, from South Pacific symbols to the ancient world.

Play with your food

Sometimes playing with your food is a good thing—like when you’re making egg salad creatures using the veggies on your plate.

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Or turn your eggs into emojis—another kid-friendly way to pair eggs and veggies.

Share all the ways you’re making the most of Easter at home using the #EggcellentEaster hashtag on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Happy Easter from Canada’s 1,100 egg farming families!