Moms deserve to feel appreciated for all they do every day of the year! However, it’s extra important to make sure they feel special on Mother’s Day. One of the best ways to show your appreciation for mothers and mother-figures in your life is to make them a fabulous meal full of tasty vegan dishes. From vegan eggs benedict to champagne waffles, these recipes will make the mothers in your life feel like the queens that they are!
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1. The Best Mimosa
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Mimosas are a great celebratory drink. They are light, fizzy, and easy to sip as you chat with your besties. And, it’s pretty much the only drink that’s acceptable to have before 11 a.m.! So, let’s start popping some bottles. No doubt, this is an easy mimosa recipe that everyone will love. But there are a few tips/tricks to ensuring that you have the perfect sip every time. It all comes down to ratio and preparation. Get the details here for making Hannah Sunderani‘s The Best Mimosa!
2. Polenta Frittata With Mushroom, Tomato, and Basil
This vegan Polenta Frittata With Mushroom, Tomato, and Basil by Hannah Sunderani is here to answer your savory breakfast prayers! Polenta mixed with spices, fresh cherry tomatoes, and white mushrooms are baked in the oven until crisp on the outside, and indescribably “eggy” on the inside. The end result was savory bliss that resembles egg frittata bakes.
3. Chocolate-Filled Croissants
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These Chocolate-Filled Croissants by Abby Thompson are the best croissants you’ll ever have, all thanks to coconut oil! When baked, the dough becomes so light and flaky and the chocolate becomes melty. You won’t be able to resist trying one of these fresh out of the oven.
4. Buckwheat Spinach Crepes With Mushrooms, Pesto and Tahini Dressing
Did you know that buckwheat is traditionally used for crepes in France? Buckwheat flour has an earthy taste, high amounts of nutrients and it’s naturally gluten-free. These Buckwheat Spinach Crepes With Mushrooms, Pesto and Tahini Dressing by Niki Webster are gorgeously green with spinach, but you can add in any herbs or leaves you want.
5. Peach Cobbler Muffins With Toasted Oat and Brown Sugar Streusel
These yummy Peach Cobbler Muffins With Toasted Oat and Brown Sugar Streusel by Amanda Froelich are an awesome addition to your weekly brunch menu. Filled with sweet juicy peaches and topped with a crisp oat and brown sugar streusel, these are an awesome way to start the day, or afternoon!
6. Biscuits and Gravy
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Biscuits and gravy is a popular breakfast dish in the South. Fluffy biscuits are covered in a creamy white gravy that is traditionally filled with sausage. This vegan version uses textured vegetable protein (TVP) to replace the sausage. The creaminess of the gravy combined with the flaky layers of biscuits make this the perfect comforting breakfast. You will love Francesca Bonadonna‘s Biscuits and Gravy!
7. Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes With Coconut Whipped Cream
This is something to make for a special Sunday morning treat. It’s perfect for those lazy days when you want to take the morning slow and indulge in an amazing breakfast with the people you love! You have to try making Kennedy Kitchings‘ Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes With Coconut Whipped Cream!
8. Vegan Carrot Lox Toast with Herbed Cheese
This Vegan Carrot Lox Toast with Herbed Cheese by Loubna is a delicious brunch or snack idea. It’s packed with smoky flavors from the carrot lox and paired with creamy herbed cheese. This vegan carrot lox and herbed cheese pair well with crackers or rice cakes, and it can go on top of salads too!
9. Raspberry Champagne Waffles
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The raspberry champagne in these waffles is a great way to kick off the weekend right! It adds a perfect and subtle sweetness to these brunch delights. These Raspberry Champagne Waffles by Gina Fontana are great for guests or when you feel like especially treating yourself.
10. Shakshuka Dip
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11. Balsamic Strawberry Brioche French Toast
This Balsamic Strawberry Brioche French Toast by Shanika Graham-White pulls together all flavor as a great option for breakfast or brunch. This French Toast is thick, delicious, uses a handful of ingredients, naturally sweetened, and completely dairy-free and vegan. Fully laced with decadent balsamic flavor, this french toast dish comes completely ready to be your family’s new staple.
12. Potato Hash
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Hearty vegan oil-free breakfast potatoes that use russet potatoes, mushrooms, kale, and chickpeas to leave those bellies full! They don’t have to be for just breakfast, eat them for lunch, dinner, or because potatoes are amazing. They’re a blank canvas just waiting for some delightful seasoning concoction to add some flavor and they’re incredibly satiating. You will love Allison Reynaud‘s Potato Hash!
13. Monkey Bread Cinnamon Rolls
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This monkey bread is like lots of baby cinnamon rolls stacked together. Each piece of dough rolled into a little ball, dipped into cinnamon sugar, and then baked into a mountain of sticky, gooey, fluffy, tender, and oh so delicious bread and to top it all off a drizzling of cinnamon icing. To eat, simply tear off the balls, kind of like how monkeys tear and pick at their own food. The smell of this bread, as it cooks, is incredible as the fragrance of cinnamon drifts through the kitchen. You will love Lauren Wright‘s Monkey Bread Cinnamon Rolls!
14. Grilled Asparagus and Smoked Tofu Benedict
This vegan version of eggs benedict is everything that you would expect from this classic brunch dish and more. The smokey tofu and grilled asparagus provide a perfect foundation upon which a luxurious, creamy, dairy-free hollandaise sauce is poured over. You will love Rebekah Waters‘ Grilled Asparagus and Smoked Tofu Benedict!
15. Overnight French Toast Bake
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