This year, let Mom snooze a few extra minutes while you and the kids whip up a delicious Mother’s Day brunch. You can pull these easy recipes off even if you’re not a pro in the kitchen, and your mini sous chefs can get involved too. Read on for all of our best breakfast ideas—we guarantee Mom will be feasting like a queen in no time.

Easy Eggs Benedict

It’s not as hard as it seems, we promise! This recipe makes eggs benedict a breeze thanks to a smart poaching method and a Hollandaise sauce that’s blitzed up in the blender. Get all the details by clicking here.


Orange Ciabatta French Toast

French toast is already awesome, but it’s made even more awesome when you use fancy ciabatta bread and flavor it with orange zest. Mom will love waking up to this—click here to get the recipe.

Potato Skillet with Baked Eggs

If Mom is hankering for something savory, chances are this skillet dish will hit the spot. It’s got bacon, potatoes and eggs and you can even sneak in some spinach and peas for a complete and balanced meal. Click here to grab the recipe.

Blueberry Muffins

Nothing beats a homemade blueberry muffin, especially when your little ones help make them just for their mama. This version is finished with a cinnamon sugar streusel topping—delish! Click here to get the recipe.

Savory Parmesan Bread Pudding

With toasty, eggy bread, chunks of thick cut bacon and a generous sprinkling of cheese, this savory bread pudding is bound to impress Mom. Pair it with coffee and orange juice for the ultimate brunch. To get the recipe, click here.

Broccoli Frittata

Keep it simple and whip up a classic frittata for Mother’s Day. We love that frittatas are infinitely customizable, so you can throw in whatever veggies or cheese your fam enjoys, like the thinly sliced potatoes in the photo above. Grab the recipe by clicking here.

Buttermilk Pancakes

You can't go wrong with a classic. This recipe is a step above boxed mixes, creating a super fluffy and beautiful pancake that rivals Mom's favorite 24-hour diner. To get the full recipe, not to mention serious stacking skills, click here.

Fruit and Cereal Bouquet

Help your mini chefs use cookie cutters to make a super sweet and colorful bouquet for the woman who has probably poured a thousand bowls of cereal by now, using all of her favorite fruits. Get the full instructions by hopping over to Kix Cereal.

Eggs in a Basket

It doesn't get much more simple (or tasty!) than this recipe from Improv Oven—just tuck pieces of ham into a muffin tin, then crack an egg into each cup and pop it in the oven. Paired with toast and fruit, it's a meal that will definitely impress the lady of the hour. Click here to get the full recipe.

Yogurt Parfait

Serve a cooling breakfast treat like any of these gorgeous yogurt parfaits. Gather other recipes from this foodie-heaven blog to whip up a menu item Mom will be sure to savor (homemade granola: yes, please!), or keep it simple and have store-bought ingredients on hand. Find out exactly what you'll need over at Completely Delicious.

Peach Mimosas

What's brunch without a mimosa? Dress up the classic sparkling sipper with B. Britnell's recipe that incorporates a splash of peach nectar and a slice of peach for garnish (or insert her favorite fruit here). Click here for all the details.

Strawberry Lemon Iced Tea

Even the mama who loves a good, strong cup of joe will smile to find this on her tray. Brewed fresh, she'll love the citrusy-sweet twist on a lunchtime staple from Ashley Marie's Kitchen. To snag the recipe, click here.


—Susie Foresman


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