Not sure what to get your mom for Mother’s Day? Why not treat her to a scrumptious homemade brunch? That way you can bypass the whole “You don’t have to get my anything” talk and do something that the whole family will enjoy. Here are some delicious ideas to get you started:
Recipe: Eggs Italiano (click for recipe)
This sophisticated take on Eggs Benedict swaps a full-flavored, chunky vegetable medley for Canadian bacon and hollandaise sauce.
Recipe: Tex-Mex Tofu Scramble
In this recipe from Eating Well, the fluffy texture of scrambled eggs is achieved with tofu with a spicy mix of vegetables tossed in. Serve with steamed corn tortillas, some extra salsa and black beans.
Recipe: Tomato Basil Quiche
This savory quiche bursting with juicy ripe tomatoes, sharp cheddar, and tender fresh basil is simply divine.
Recipe: Healthy Banana Bran Pancakes
Banana slices, walnuts and spices take these pancakes to the next level of yum.
Recipe: Vegan “Tofuevos Rancheros”
For vegans or non-vegans, Care2′s Kayla Coleman shares this filling, healthy treat.
Recipe: Heavenly French Fruit Salad
If you’re in the mood for dessert but you don’t feel like baking, this light, not-too-sweet blending of fresh berries and fruit in a lemony honey dressing paired with a very French wedge of mild cheese may be the perfect answer.
Recipe: Chile-Cheese Drop Biscuits
These sure-fire crowd-pleasers are just spicy enough and filled with the satisfying creaminess of cheese. Plus they’re super-simple to make.
Recipe: Fresh Apple Coffee Cake
This extravagantly luscious, moist coffee cake is perfect for brunch, dessert or served anytime with coffee or tea.
Recipe: Asparagus and Leek Fritatta
This fritatta is particularly nice for spring given the great asparagus and leek available during this season.
Recipe: Iced Berry Lemonade
Berries and honey add a sweet twist to classic lemonade. Add your own infused vodka or champagne to turn it into a cocktail.