18 Brunch and Dessert Recipes for Mother's Day

18 Brunch and Dessert Recipes for Mother's Day

  • It's almost time to celebrate all the wonderful, incredible, and inspirational moms out there! Whether you're seeing your mom, grandma, or any mother figure in your life today, I have rounded up 18 recipes you can whip up to show them how much you care. Scroll through some delicious brunch and dessert recipes to treat your mom with! Happy Mother's Day to all!

    Shout out to my mom and grandmas who inspired this blog. Love you!


    Easy Oatmeal Banana Pancakes

    “Make you banana pancakes and pretend like it’s the weekend now.” If Jack Johnson ever tries these pancakes, I guarantee he’s going to love them! Gluten-free oatmeal and banana pancakes that are blended together for the perfect brunch-style breakfast any day of the week.

    easy oatmeal banana pancakes on plate

    Fruity & Refreshing Red Sangria

    Sweet red wine, a splash of seltzer, brandy, and the freshest fruits combine for a thirst quenching red sangria!

    fruity & refreshing red sangria in wine glasses

    Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Mushrooms

    A lighter take on the classic spinach and artichoke dip but stuffed in a giant portobello mushroom and baked in the oven for ooey gooey goodness!

    stuffed jumbo mushroom sliced open

    Savory Tahini Banana Bread

    Did you let your bananas go brown again? If you have over ripe bananas you absolutely have to make this savory tahini banana bread! It’s gluten-free, refined sugar-free and incredibly delicious.

    banana bread with coffee and towel in background

    Goat Cheese, Pistachio & Fig Toasties

    This goat cheese, pistachio, and fig glaze toastie may seem fancy, but it’s actually super easy to make! With only four ingredients and five minutes you can whip up this delectable toast for lunch or as a party appetizer!

    goat cheese, pistachios and fig on sourdough

    No Bake Tiramisu Pie

    A creamy and boldly flavorful no bake pie reminiscent of the classic Italian dessert: Tiramisu. Crushed graham crackers and lady fingers for the crust and the classic mascarpone and cream filling are layered with espresso dipped lady fingers.

    no bake tiramisu pie in the pie pan

    Carrot Cake & Banana Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Carrot cake muffins loaded with gooey bananas, coconut shreds, and walnut pieces for a healthy breakfast treat or after dinner dessert! Make these super moist and delicious muffins that everyone will love.

    carrot cake banana muffin with muffin wrapper off

    Healthy Chicken Salad Toasties

    Chicken salad toasties made with shredded chicken, celery chunks, craisins, and walnut pieces and coated with a greek yogurt and lemon dressing. Say good-bye to mayo, you’re going to love this healthier chicken salad recipe.

    healthy chicken salad in a bowl

    Fluffy Savory Crepes

    The fluffiest crepes you will ever eat! A sweet crepe batter topped with savory toppings, it doesn’t get much better than this. The perfect make-at-home brunch that never fails to impress.

    fluffy savory crepe with toppings on a plate

    Healthy Dill Dip

    A 5-minute healthy dip recipe that you can whip up for an afternoon snack or your next gathering. It’s the perfect recipe to make when you need something delicious and simple.

    healthy dill dip surrounded by pita chips

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Drizzled Macaroons

    The perfect vegan and gluten-free treat to whip up in under 30 minutes. Chocolate, coconut, and peanut butter is a sure-fire winning combination.

    chocolate pb drizzled macaroons on a plate

    Banana Bread Baked Oats

    A super simple baked oats recipe that tastes just like banana bread! Gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar free, this baked oats recipe is a healthy staple you’ll want to make time and time again.

    banana bread baked oats in 8x8 pan cooked

    Lemon Ricotta Muffins with a Lemon Thyme Butter Drizzle

    Light and fluffy muffins that are both savory and a little bit sweet. Lemon ricotta muffins are so versatile, they can be a great breakfast, dinner side, or delicious dessert!

    lemon ricotta muffins with lemon in background

    No Bake S'mores Pudding Pie

    Dairy-free, no-bake pudding pie! Calling all s’mores lovers - I’ve got a super simple recipe for you. This s’mores pudding pie is simplicity at its finest and packed with all the flavors you love from this bonfire classic food.

    smores pudding pie

    Blueberry & Wheat Germ Muffins

    Classic blueberry muffins with a healthy addition- wheat germ! Light and fluffy blueberry muffins with a slightly nutty flavor. They’re loaded with nutrients, are nut-free, and can easily be made dairy-free!

    Blueberry & Wheat Germ Muffins in a basket

    Cannoli Dip with Homemade Cinnamon & Sugar Pita Chips

    Creamy and soft cheese with mini dark chocolate chips, this dip has all of the wonderful flavors of a classic Italian cannoli but made at home! Make this sweet treat for your next gathering - it’s the perfect party snack!

    Cannoli Dip with Homemade Cinnamon & Sugar Pita Ch

    Cinnamon Chocolate Covered Stuffed Dates

    These dates are loaded with cinnamon spice flavors. Made with only 5 ingredients, these are the perfect quick and easy bite-sized snack to whip up to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. 

    chocolate covered dates

    Dippy Chippy Squares (7 Layer Magic Cookie Bars)

    A seven layer cookie bar that’s both chewy and gooey? Look no further than this dippy chippy squares recipe! Layered with all the goodies, it’s not the healthiest option nutritionally speaking but it’s a great treat to indulge with every once and a while!

    dippy chippy squares stacked