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30+ Real-Food Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas!

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. If you’re planning a brunch for the special day, I’ve got over 30 ideas for you!

Now, I definitely believe in indulging for special occasions: if someone is serving something completely unhealthy at a family gathering, I go ahead and enjoy it. You’ve gotta live a little. But I also enjoy real-food versions of unhealthy treats (e.g. pancakes from scratch vs boxed pancake mix). They generally taste better in my experience, and don’t make you feel gross afterwards.

So without further ado, here are the recipes!

Pancakes and Waffles

Einkorn Crepes with Fresh Berries |
Einkorn Crepes from Naturally Ella
Whew! It has been a wonderful, busy month.   I took an online course, wrote an e-book, attended my sister's birth (it's a girl!), and tried...:
Grain-Free Waffles by Yours Truly.
Paleo Crepes - These gluten free, paleo crepes are SO easy to make. Stuff them with your favorite fillings for a healthy breakfast or brunch that's only 75 calories and 3 SmartPoints! | | @FoodFaithFit:
Paleo Crepes from Food Faith Fitness – I would use regular milk instead of cashew, but this is a great dairy-free option.
Einkorn Lemon Pancakes from Will Frolic for Food
Why I Use Einkorn Flour + 10 Einkorn Recipes to Get You Started:
Einkorn Waffles from Naturally Loriel
Basic Fluffy Coconut Flour Pancakes - gluten free, grain free, dairy free, and paleo | #healthy #breakfast #recipe:
Coconut Flour Pancakes from The Roasted Root – a grain-free pancake option!
Blueberry Dutch Baby Recipe - Buttered Side Up | Breakfast idea:
Blueberry Dutch Baby Pancake from Yours Truly – an all-time favorite!
Savory Waffles with Cheddar and Chives | Umami Girl:
Savory Waffles with Cheddar and Chives from Umami Girl. I would make sure to use organic cornmeal and cornstarch to avoid GMOs.


Easy Eggs on Toast:
Easy Eggs on Toast from Natural Girl Modern World
The Ultimate Avocado Tartine with Halloumi Cheese & 6-Minute Eggs | The New Baguette:
Kale-Tomato Sauce on Toast with Soft-Scrambled Eggs:


Poached Eggs with Salmon Roe:
Poached Eggs with Salmon Roe via Beets and Bones – how pretty are these?!
Eggs en Cocotte from Sugar and Charm
Chive Blossom & Cheddar Scrambled Eggs | Set the Table:
Chive Blossom Scrambled Eggs from Set the Table
Egg Rolls | Donna Hay:
Egg Rolls from Donna Hay
This post is sponsored by Honest Cooking and Potatoes USA. All opinions are my own.   We're big potato fans in this house. In fact, Reuben i...:
Easier Spanish Omelette from Yours Truly
Soft-Boiled Eggs w/ Asparagus Soldiers – fork and flower:
Two Egg Omelet with Spiralized Sweet Potatoes {paleo}:
Soft scrambled eggs with Garlic Scapes | How to cook garlic scapes | garlic scape recipe:
Baked Eggs with Spinach and Ham |, Brilliant weekend breakfast.:
Baked Eggs with Spinach and Ham from Donal Skehan (I would look for all-natural ham to use in this recipe)
Baked Eggs with Pancetta, Provolone, and Peas from

Breads, Muffins, Scones, and Biscuits

Homemade English Muffins:
Homemade English Muffins from the Williams-Sonoma blog. I LOVE English muffins, but store-bought ones can have some nasty ingredients. Make your own instead!
Light and naturally-sweetened lemon poppy seed muffins made with healthy einkorn flour.:
Orange Scones - Buttered Side Up:
Orange Scones from Yours Truly
These quick, easy, and buttery sourdough biscuits are the perfect way to use up some sourdough discard when feeding your sourdough starter. |
Sourdough Biscuits from Pinch My Salt


Herbed Potato Rösti with Peas, Shallots, and Bacon Recipe |
Six Ingredient Sausage Potato Pie - a simple savory brunch dish that is filling and adaptable to whatever you have on hand!:
Sausage Potato Pie from Pinch of Yum (I would use an all-natural sausage, of course)
Ronni Lundy’s Kale Potato Pancakes:
Kale Potato Pancakes from Design Sponge
Smoothie Bowls are a fun way to get some fresh produce into your mornings! Start off with the same base and customise your bowls into one of my 3 recipes! Top them will all sorts of great ingredients and enjoy your colourful smoothie bowl in the morning!:
Smoothie Bowls from Lauren Caris Cooks (I would use regular dairy milk and make sure to cook any greens before consuming, but these are so so pretty!)
Can I let you in on a little secret? I rarely eat this hash for breakfast (unless there happens to be leftovers). When I wake up from a nig...:
How To Make Hashbrowns 26:
How to Make Hashbrowns by Yours Truly
Green and Glowing Smoothie Recipe:
Green and Glowing Smoothie from Yummy Mummy Kitchen (again, I would use whole dairy milk and cook my spinach first)
Cheesy Bacon And Egg Hash |
Cheesy Bacon and Egg Hash from Cafe Delites 
When I was a teen, my sisters and friends and I were OBSESSED with tea parties. Now, if you read up about English teas, you come to reali...:
Mock Devonshire (AKA Clotted) Cream from Yours Truly. A must for if you’re serving scones!

What are your plans for Mother’s Day? Leave me a comment and let me know!


Sunday 14th of May 2017

Mindblowing list, thank you!