A fun, thoughtful way to celebrate our love and appreciation for our mother figures is by making them a vegan Mother’s Day brunch.
We are not talking about different salads, we’re talking about vegan chickpea omelets and creamy vegan shiitake kale pastas!
Appetizers to desserts, hopefully these vegan recipes (with vegan food tips and trivia) will help you create the ultimate vegan Mother’s Day brunch.
Golden pancakes drizzled in warm, smooth maple syrup… yumm.
Common dairy ingredients can be easily replaced with healthier, vegan ingredients such as almond/soy milk for milk, cornstarch or flaxseeds for eggs, and coconut oil for butter. Most generic white flours are vegan but there are healthier alternatives such as whole wheat flour and oat flour.
RECIPES | average prep + cook time: 15- 30 min
- Vegan blueberry pancakes
- Artichoke avocado toast
- Whole-wheat vegan waffles
Two-cents on bread: Bread has been getting a bad reputation for its gluten, carbs and supposedly, fat. Truth is, real bread is simply made out of flour, water and salt. It is highly nutritious and low in fat.
Interestingly, sweet potatoes are starting to substitute bread on dishes like pizza.
RECIPES | average prep + cook time: 10 – 30 min
- Maple walnut granola parfait
- Coconut oil blueberry scones with rosemary
- Sweet potato avocado tartare
- Tomato peach avocado bruschetta
- Vegan hummus
Sandwiches, pasta, soups and salads are all healthy and filling courses for Mother’s Day brunch. Calling all pasta lovers, try the creamy vegan shiitake kale pasta.
RECIPES | average prep + cook time: 15 min – 2 hr.
- Tempeh vegan club sandwich
- Buckwheat apple cranberry avocado salad
- Vegan crêpe
- Zucchini basil soup
- Quinoa white bean risotto
RECIPES | average prep + cook time: 30 min – 2 hr.
- Raw raspberry lemon chia cheesecake
- Vegan apple crisps
- Peach and plum crumble
- Vegan chocolate chip cookies
- Almond butter brown rice crispy treats
You can’t go wrong with healthy smoothies and juices or a vegan mimosas. Not all champagnes are vegan. Some contain dairy products like egg whites, milk protein and gelatin. Barnivore has a comprehensive list of vegan champagnes.
RECIPES | average prep + cook time: 10 – 15 min