Here are my favourite vegan Mother’s Day recipes! From savory to sweet, I’ve got everything you need to make an amazing breakfast-in-bed or brunch spread every mom will love.
Mother’s Day is right around the corner! While I’m not a mother, I’ve had some really fond memories associated with the day and my own mom. We’ve always celebrated Mother’s Day in my family with gusto.
If you’re a regular reader, you know my mom is a really big deal to me. She’s one of my best friends, and someone I speak to every single day of my life. Whether it’s for laughs, suss (Jamaican patois for gossip), mom advice, lawyer advice (she’s an amazing lawyer) or even to cry (running a business ain’t easy!), she’s always there for me. So, this post is for you, mom!
Whether your mom is vegan or not, I have a stamp of approval from my own mom (who isn’t!) that she will definitely love these Vegan Mother’s Day recipes! Whether your mom has the ultimate sweet tooth or craves a savoury breakfast, I’ve got everything you need in this recipe roundup.
I hope you and your mom/mom-figure in your life have an amazing Mother’s Day with these vegan dishes that range from breakfast to brunch to dessert. Enjoy, friends!
19 Vegan Mother's Day Recipes She'll Love
Whether it's a simple breakfast in bed or an elaborate brunch spread, treat Mom to the best Mother's Day at home this year! I've got all the vegan recipes you need for a delicious meal to start the day.
This vegan French toast is deliciously crispy on the outside and super fluffy on the inside in just half an hour! You only need 7 pantry staples to make the best vegan French toast batter with tons of cinnamon flavour.
This Easy Vegan Quiche is perfect for your breakfast or brunch! The filling, made with tofu, is loaded with burst tomatoes, caramelised onions and sautéed mushrooms and spinach and is baked in a buttery flaky crust!
This vegan frittata is perfect for your breakfast or brunch, made easily on a sheet pan! The filling, made with tofu, is loaded with burst tomatoes, caramelized onions and sautéed mushrooms making for a flavourful dish.
Don't save all the work for Mother's Day! The beauty of this super flavourful overnight breakfast casserole is you can mix everything together in advance. Just bake and serve this sweet breakfast casserole with maple syrup, of course.
Missing scrambled eggs? I've got the recipe for you! This Tofu Scramble Recipe is a vegan version of scrambled eggs and one of my favourite breakfast recipes. It’s loaded with flavour and is great for meal prep. No rubbery eggs here!
These vegan muffins are the perfect spring flavours for Mother's Day! They're so fluffy and easy to munch on all day. This is probably one of my mom's favourite recipes that I make. If you love lemon desserts, you have to try it!
This Strawberry Banana Bread is loaded with so much juicy fruit flavour! If you love banana bread, you'll love this springy spin on it. This recipe is totally gluten-free and made with healthier ingredients, but still absolutely divine!
When you want a delicious sweet breakfast, you just can't go wrong with waffles. These classic buttermilk vegan waffles are crispy, so fluffy, and very simple with only pantry ingredients! Your waffles will always be perfect with these tips and tricks. Don't forget the toppings!
Sometimes I want a little sweetness without indulging in a decadent dessert. This breakfast cookie recipe is the best of both worlds! Everyone will love these chewy gluten-free oatmeal cookies all day long. Plus, did I mention they're made in just one bowl for easy cleanup?
These easy breakfast tacos will be your new go-to vegan breakfast. Serve this zesty tofu scramble with sautéed onions and tons of seasonings on its own or in a warm tortilla. It's so simple and easy to reheat so you won't have a cold breakfast for mom!
Breakfast potatoes are my favorite way to start the day. These are covered in vegan butter and roasted until they're perfectly crisp with pillowy insides. They're the best quick and easy last-minute side dish. Plus, garlic really makes anything better.
Low-carb waffles are real — and they don't taste like cardboard! Enjoy all the fluff and none of the guilt with these gluten-free waffles. They're also high in fibre, freezer-friendly (hello, homemade Eggos!) and perfect for meal prep.
Bring the Caribbean to your brunch with Jamaica's national dish! I pair this vegan version with callaloo, fried breadfruit and fried plantain. This is one of the most flavourful breakfasts ever, and perfect comfort food!
Have your dessert for breakfast! I love this super easy cobbler recipe because it's only 195 calories per serving — seriously. It's made in just minutes and served hot and bubbly. I top mine with homemade coconut cream, or use vegan coconut yogurt instead.
Have your sweet breakfast, but make it healthy, too! These gluten-free waffles are sweetened with bananas and chocolate chips, too! If you haven't made much with cassava flour, like blueberry muffins, this is a great place to start.
If you love eggs in purgatory, try this vegan shakshuka recipe! It takes less than 45 minutes for this flavourful, delicious brunch dish. Surround your vegan eggs in a spiced tomato sauce for a simple one-pan recipe everyone will love for breakfast or dinner.
These Vegan Carrot Cake Pancakes are like eating carrot cake for breakfast! They’re gluten free and topped with a divine vegan maple cream cheese drizzle. It was only a matter of time before I turned my favourite cake into a pancake.
Expert Tips and FAQs
Whether you’re planning a Mother’s Day brunch for 2 or 20, here’s all the tips and tricks you need to make every moment perfect:
Plan ahead. I like to get all my non-perishable ingredients and serving dishes out the night before my Mother’s Day brunch. That way, I’m not rushing around the morning of, realizing I’m out of vegan butter.
Keep it simple. When you’re planning out Mother’s Day recipes, you only need a few dishes to make it great. A main dish, a side dish, maybe a salad, and a dessert are just enough for your brunch spread. Don’t forget the centerpiece!
Drinks are important, too! Whether it’s cocktails or mocktails, you’ll need a fabulous drink to match your beautiful breakfast spread. Use fresh fruit for a yummy sangria, or keep it simple with a traditional mimosa or Bloody Mary.