This Mother’s Day, show your mom how much she means to you by making her a homemade brunch fit for a queen. Not only are these dishes decadent and delicious, but they’re also vegan—so can you can effectively show compassion for all mothers, human and non-human, this May 13.
1. Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Rolls
Wake your mom up with the sweet cinnamon-y scent of Hot For Food’s sticky pecan cinnamon rolls for a decadent breakfast in bed.
2. Strawberry Sunrise Scones
Make these bright and springy scones—bursting with fresh berries—to show your mom how much she means to you. For bonus points, slather the scones with Miyoko’s artisanal butter.
3. Sundried Tomato, Mushroom, and Spinach Quiche
Go the savory route with Oh She Glows’ rustic quiche, proving in the process that eggs are not needed to craft a delicious breakfast.
4. Peanut Butter + Jelly Pancakes
Reminisce with your mom over Blissful Basil’s pancakes inspired by the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich, synonymous with childhood.
5. Tofu Benedict Fillo Pockets
Put in just a bit more time and effort to whip up Vegan Yack Attack’s impressive take on the classic brunch benedict.
6. Chai Spiced Scones with Cinnamon Glaze
These delicately spiced scones—paired with a steaming cup of earl grey tea—will make for the perfect slow morning at the kitchen table as you catch up with mom.
7. Buckwheat Chocolate Waffles with Maple Nut Butter
The Simple Veganista’s waffles are pure decadence, making them the perfect way to show your mom how much you care on her special day.
It may be Friday night, but I’ve always been a fan of breakfast foods for every meal. Especially when they’re these #vegan cherry cheese waffles topped with a coconut bacon sauce from @thealchemistchef!😍 I had the pleasure of sneaking into the cooking video she did that’s on @thevincelia’s YouTube channel. And of course I took a picture before I devored them, because #cameraeatsfirst.😉 #glutenfree #sugarfree
8. Vegan Cherry Cheese Waffles
Pair sweet and savory with The Alchemist Chef’s waffles drizzled with a coconut bacon sauce—the makings of a truly indulgent brunch feast.
This is what my Saturday mornings look like. I call them “cheat” days, but maybe I should call them my treat days. Because these easy Vegan Chocolate Croissants with Raspberries are SO easy (ready in about 30 minutes) and “roll your eyes to the back of your head while groaning” good. #foodblogeats #croissant
9. Chocolate Croissants with Raspberries
A simplified take on the classic French pastry, made vegan, and stuffed with rich dairy-free chocolate and fresh raspberries, will make for the ultimate brunch.
10. Coffee Cake
Slice up this absolutely delicious coffee cake made with freshly-brewed coffee, a sugar crumb topping, and a vanilla drizzle—because Mother’s Day is the perfect excuse to eat cake for breakfast.
11. Toasted Coconut Pancakes
This healthy take on pancakes results in an absolutely delicious breakfast, packed with the flavor of coconut, thanks to the inclusion of toasted coconut, coconut milk, and coconut sugar.
Vegan Chocolate + Banana Crepes 🍌🍫 // If you’re craving something sweet for breakfast then these beauties from @elavegan are just the ticket for you! Vegan gluten free crepes with homemade chocolate spread (made from just peanut flour, cacao powder, maple syrup + water)… yes please! Ela has some awesome recipes on her blog http://elavegan.com that are definitely worth checking out. Her tasty recipe is 👇 --------------- INGREDIENTS • 1 scant cup oat flour, gluten free (90 g) • 4 tbsp tapioca flour/starch (28 g) - It’s important to not sub tapioca flour/starch in this recipe, as it makes the crepe more elastic/flexible. • 4 tbsp potato starch or corn starch (28 g) • 2 tbsp ground flax seeds (10 g) • 1 1/2 cups plant milk (I used coconut milk) (360 ml) • 1/2 tbsp maple syrup (30 g) INSTRUCTIONS • Process all ingredients in your food processor or just whisk them together in a bowl • Heat a non-stick pan/skillet (10 inch ceramic skillet) with some oil over medium heat • Pour about 1/4 cup of the batter into the pan, swirl the batter around to coat the pan evenly. Cook for about 2-4 minutes or until you can easily lift a side of the crepe (don’t try to flip the crepe too early). After you carefully flipped the crepe, cook for a further 1-2 minutes • After a while the batter will get thicker (because of the ground flax seeds), just add a little bit more plant milk • Fill your crepes with a chocolate spread + your favourite fillings + enjoy! ---------------- Happy Sunday ☺🙏🏻💚
12. Chocolate and Banana Crepes
If you’re looking for something healthy that still tastes decadent, try Nude Bite’s crepes that also happen to be gluten-free. The crepes are stuffed with a homemade chocolate spread made from just peanut flour, cacao powder, maple syrup, and water.
13. Vegan Chickpea Flour + Mushrooms Frittata
This take on the classic frittata uses chickpea flour and is stuffed with King Oyster mushrooms and fresh herbs making for an indulgent savory dish perfect for brunch.
Sarah McLaughlin is the Assistant Editor at VegNews who plans on making her mom an extra special brunch this Mother’s Day.
Photo courtesy of Healthy Happy Life