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13 Vegetarian and Vegan Mother's Day Brunch Recipes That Are Sure to Impress

Make your mom feel extra special by whipping up some of these Mother's Day brunch recipes. There's pancakes, breakfast tacos, and more.

mother's day brunch recipes
Written by
Rachel Liu
Mother's Day is right around the corner. While
sustainable gifts
are nice, another special way to show your appreciation is whipping up some delicious Mother's Day brunch recipes. (Served on a breakfast tray with some
, of course.)
If you’re struggling with ideas, no worries. We rounded up some mouthwatering options that are sure to impress, from shakshuka to chocolate muffins. Even loaded breakfast tacos made the list. Here are 13 Mother's Day brunch recipes that are sure to make her day.

13 Mother's Day Brunch Recipes to Try


mother's day brunch recipes
Photo: Cookie + Kate
This dish is a perfect, melty, savory addition to brunch. Load it with mozzarella—or a vegan cheese—and enjoy! Just make sure
you're looking for ethical labels
when buying your eggs, such as Certified Humane, Food Alliance Certified, and Certified Organic.

Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Loaf

Photo: Kickass Baker
This classic loaf slash cake is bright and rich with a fantastic zing. And don't even get us started on the melt-in-your-mouth lemon yogurt glaze. You could also try a dairy-free yogurt swap!

Almond Flour Pancakes

mother's day brunch recipes
Photo: Love & Lemons
To make your pancakes a little healthier, use almond flour. This recipe results in an extra-fluffy stack. Plus, you can use either almond or
oat milk
to make these pancakes come to life!

Best-Ever Vegan Waffles

Photo: Nora Cooks
If your mom is on Team Waffle, she'll love this recipe. Top her waffle with fresh fruits and her favorite nut butter, and you’re good to go. And yes, this recipe is vegan!

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Creamy Mushroom Smashed Avocado Toast

mother's day brunch recipes
Photo: Rainbow Plant Life
If you think
toast is basic, think again. The addition of mushrooms takes the flavor to the next level. The best part? This recipe only takes 25 minutes to make!

Coconut Oil Blueberry Scones

Photo: Rainbow Plant Life
These scones are perfection. Just bite into that beautiful, crumbly goodness, and you’ll understand. This recipe is also vegan, and you can use either vegan butter or coconut oil. Plus, these scones are freezer-friendly, so you can
save leftovers
for up to one month!

Breakfast Sandwiches

mother's day brunch recipes
Photo: Pinch of Yum
, who? These breakfast sandwiches are so good there's a likely chance your mom will never want the drive-through version ever again. You can also easily make some plant-based swaps in this recipe, such as substituting dairy milk for a plant-based option!

Chocolate Muffins

Photo: Beaming Baker
for breakfast is the best way to start the day. These muffins are gluten-free, vegan, and super easy to make. And they also double as dessert! Yum!

Tofu Scramble

Photo: It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken
scrambles are wonderful: You can make them your own, customizing them with whichever veggies you have on hand. This recipe is a great way to clean out the fridge, reduce
food waste
, and make your loved ones a delicious breakfast.

Easy Breakfast Tacos

Photo: Gimme Some Oven
Tacos are a win for lunch, dinner, and breakfast. Load them up with eggs, cheese, avocado, and salsa. And once again, this can be your chance to add in some vegan swaps. Try a vegan cheese—just one small sustainable swap can go a long way.

Vegan NY-Style Tomato "Lox" and Cashew Cream Cheese Bagels

mother's day brunch recipes
Photo: Carrots and Flowers
This recipe allows you to get creative! No fish, meat, or dairy is necessary to recreate this famous NY-style bagel. Instead, all you need is cashews, soy yogurt, tomatoes, and of course, bagels.

Vegan Cinnamon Braid Buns

Photo: Two Spoons
These cinnamon bun braids are not only a gorgeous baked good, but they're also vegan, light, fluffy, and perfect for Mother's Day! They take a little more time to bake, but they're definitely worth it.

Root Vegetable Pancakes

mother's day brunch recipes
Photo: From My Bowl
This recipe is both vegan and gluten-free. And it's made using just eight plant-based ingredients. Some vegan highlights in this dish are dairy-free milk, root vegetables, and cashew cream.