The best brunch ideas and recipes to cook for your mom in celebration of Mother’s Day
Instead of paying expensive brunch prices at a restaurant, try cooking quality recipes for your mom in the comfort of your home on Mother’s Day.
A thoughtful gift for moms on their special day is all meal prep for breakfast, brunch and dinner.
If you’re new to cooking, try these simple yet delicious recipes.
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The recipes below feature a mix of egg, sausage, and bacon brunch dishes, but also include healthier options like an avocado toast board and Greek yogurt crust.
To make your Mother’s Day cooking easier, make sure you have all the ingredients and ingredients ready the day before the holiday to avoid a headache.
Read the best Mother’s Day brunch recipes below.
- Asparagus and Prosciutto Pizza
- Greek yoghurt crust
- Avocado toast board
Ingredients for quiche:
- pie crust
- Ground Sausage
- cherry tomatoes
- Shredded cheddar cheese
Recipe for quiche:
When preparing for a brunch with several people, it’s important to be strategic about choosing foods that are both delicious and filling.
Quiche is a perfect addition to brunch because it’s easy, delicious, and nutritious.
Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line the bottom and sides of a 9-inch round cake pan with the cake crust. Whether you’re baking a store-bought crust or a homemade crust, bake in the oven for 20 minutes until the crust is set.
Depending on the size, beat four to five eggs and place on the cake base. Add boiled sausage and bacon to egg mixture. Add cooked mushrooms and sliced cherry tomatoes.
You can either sprinkle cheddar cheese on top or add the cheese chips into the mixture. It’s recommended to be added so the melted cheese falls apart with every bite.
Bake 40 minutes. You want the edges of the quiche to be firm and the center to wobble slightly when you shake it. Top with microgreens, slice and serve with hot sauce or red pepper flakes.
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2. Asparagus and Prosciutto Pizza
Ingredients for Asparagus Prosciutto Pizza:
- Pizza dough
- cream cheese
- mozzarella cheese
- Fresh Lemon Juice
Recipe for Asparagus Prosciutto Pizza:
The earthy bitterness of asparagus and the tender and salty taste of prosciutto are a perfect combination.
The only flavors that make the combination even tastier are the crunchiness of the cooked pizza dough and the creaminess of the cream cheese.
Use homemade or store-bought dough for this recipe.
To prepare homemade dough, preheat the oven to 450 degrees. For store-bought dough, follow package directions.
Spray cooking oil on a baking sheet and roll out the pizza dough, leaving a small crust around the edges. Leave the cream cheese on the counter and not in the fridge so it will soften. Blanch the asparagus in boiling water for two to four minutes and remove with tongs.
Once the pizza dough is soft, cover with cream cheese but avoid the crust. Add as much or as little as you like, since the cream cheese will serve as the “pizza sauce” for this meal. Pat the asparagus dry and spread over the cream cheese on top of the dough. Spread out the prosciutto slices and top with grated mozzarella cheese.
Bake in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
Once you take the pizza out of the oven, squeeze fresh lemon juice, cut into slices and serve hot.
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3. Greek yogurt rind
Ingredients for Greek Yogurt Bark:
- greek yogurt
Greek Yogurt Bark Recipe:
Plain Greek Yogurt is the perfect base for a full meal. Although this recipe calls for fruit, granola, and honey, feel free to experiment with different textures and flavors to find the perfect choice of toppings for your rind.
For this recipe, place parchment paper on a baking sheet and use a rubber spatula to cover the parchment with Greek yogurt. The yogurt should be between a quarter and a half inch thick to accommodate the other ingredients.
Cut the strawberries into thin slices and spread them on the yoghurt in different places. Add blueberries to each bite, too. Sprinkle the granola on top, making sure it’s stuck somewhere on the yogurt.
Place the baking sheet on a flat surface in the freezer and let rest for three hours. Remove from the freezer and break into pieces of rind. Drizzle each slice with honey and serve. Greek yogurt rind can be stored frozen in an airtight container for up to two months.
4. Avocado Toast Board
Ingredients for an avocado toast board:
- smoked salmon
- Bacon slices or pieces
- Red onion
- Feta cheese crumbled
- Crumbled goat cheese
- Balsamic reduction
- lemon slices
- Red pepper flakes
- Sesame seeds
Avocado Toast Board Recipe:
Shareable boards have become a current fad, but in a unique way. While the popular platters got their start with the charcuterie board, they’ve expanded to include butter boards, fruit boards, cocktail boards and more.
You can make a board out of just about anything if you have a selection of well-matched foods and a pretty tray to display.
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For this brunch board, combine different foods that have the potential to taste delicious together. While the main focus is the toast and avocado, the toppings are just as important. Allow guests to serve themselves and topping their own avocado toast off the board.
Make sure you toast the bread beforehand and slice enough avocado.
For protein, smoked salmon and bacon slices or chunks make a tasty addition to avocado toast.
To support protein in the diet, choose appetizing vegetables that will add texture and flavor. You can’t go wrong with sliced tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, microgreens, and arugula.
Set aside a small bowl full of capers and spread lemon slices on the board.
When considering which dairy products to use, crumbled feta and goat cheese are very flavorful but light enough to avoid overcrowding.
Set aside a small bowl full of capers and spread lemon slices on the board. Capers add a citrusy flavor but offer a texture that lemon juice doesn’t have, and lemon slices deliver the juice without the bite of the brine. For something sweeter, you can include a mini bowl and spoon for guests to drizzle the balsamic reduction over.
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Finally, leave room on the board for the final toppings like red pepper flakes, sesame seeds, sea salt, and pepper.