Anyone can take their mom out to eat for Mother’s Day — but if she’s vegan, why fight crowds and limited menu options? Your mom will be more impressed and grateful if you show your love by making a special brunch. These vegan Mother’s Day brunch recipes are healthy and tasty, and will please everyone at the table.
Let’s start with Jenné Claiborne’s Buckwheat Crepes with Chocolate Sauce, above. These whole grain crepes are delicious, filling, very pretty, and totally healthy! the chocolate sauce takes the crepes to the next level.
Crustless Tofu Quiche with Mushrooms and Herbs is so flavorful and easy to prepare that you may come to prefer it over the egg-and-cheese variety. Serve with fresh breads and a fruit salad.
Composed Fresh Fruit Platters can be the main feature of a light brunch served with muffins or other baked goods. Here, quantities are given just as a guideline — vary the kind of fruit used according to what’s available.
If you and yours no longer eat eggs but have a craving for the retro classic, deviled eggs, you’ll really enjoy these Deviled Tomatoes — a completely vegan rendition. For a fun Mother’s Day brunch, serve with a potato salad as well as some sort of green salad.
Mother’s Day dovetails with strawberry season, so Strawberry Pancakes are a natural choice. For a heartier meal, serve with sautéed strips of tempeh bacon.
The magic in these vegan Magic Muffins, with Variations is that they use no eggs or dairy, but rather incorporate a great healthy baking technique—using applesauce as a binding and fat substitute. Make Mom a batch of muffins and serve with fresh fruit, or pair with the Composed Fresh Fruit Platters, above.
Enjoy your vegan Mother’s Day brunch! For even more options, see Easy, Festive Vegan Brunch Recipes and Menus.