Whether you’re celebrating with Mom or another special lady (wife, grandmother, teacher, mentor, friend, etc.), Mother’s Day is a great time to show appreciation and spend time with loved ones. And what better way to do that than around the breakfast table? These brunch recipes are easy, healthy, and best of all, celebrate spring produce’s bright flavors and textures.
Baked Blueberry French Toast via Nutritional Epiphany
These cute little French toasts aren’t just adorable, they’re convenient. Instead of standing at the stovetop flipping, you can join the conversation while they bake in ramekins in the oven. Plus, they’re made with almond milk, whole-wheat bread, and just a bit of sugar for a healthy brunch choice.
Photo: Allie / The Nutritional Epiphany
Asparagus and Leek Quiche via Skinnyluscious
Feel free to slice big wedges — this lightened-up quiche is made with whole-wheat flour and less butter and cheese than most versions. Asparagus and leeks make this dish perfect for a spring celebration. Scope out the local farmer’s market for the tastiest, freshest produce.
Blueberry Lavender Lemonade via Cookie + Kate
It’s not really brunch without a cocktail or two. Fresh lavender, blueberries, and vodka make this drink an ideal combination of refreshing and tasty. For a big group, make an alcohol-free version and a batch that includes booze.
Photo: Kathryne / Cookie + Kate
Wheat Berry and Strawberry Spinach Salad via Geez Louise
Balance out the meal with a few extra veggies on the side. This summery salad with spinach, goat cheese, strawberries, wheat berries, and sunflower seeds is healthy, hearty, and a little bit sweet.
Photo: Louise Mellor / Geez Louise
Healthy Lemon Loaf Cake via Grandbaby Cakes
Breakfast dessert? Brunch is half lunch, too, so definitely end with something sweet. While not exactly wholesome, this fresh lemon loaf is healthier than many desserts. Olive oil and Greek yogurt keep this cake light, while plenty of lemon flavor keeps it bright and tangy.
Photo: Jocelyn Delk Adams / Grandbaby Cakes
Did we miss any of your favorite brunch recipes? Do you have a theme for next week’s Greatist Table? Share your thoughts in the comments below or tweet the author @SophBreene.