Healthy Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes (gluten free, vegan, & refined sugar free options!)

These delicious & healthy Mother’s Day brunch recipes are perfect for spoiling whoever fills the mom role in your life. Whether the vibe is breakfast in bed or a big, family brunch to celebrate her, these healthy Mother’s Day brunch recipes will make her feel so loved and SO nourished. This list includes some of my favorite vegan brunch recipes, gluten free Mother’s Day desserts and digestive cocktails.

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You’ll find both sweet and savory brunch ideas here, and I’ve noted them as gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and refined sugar free for easy picking.

GF = gluten free

DF = dairy free

V = vegan

RFS = refined sugar free

I hope you and the mother figure in your life enjoy these Mother’s Day brunch recipes! When you snap a picture of your beautiful creation, tag me on Instagram (@lizmoody) – I can’t wait to see!

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Bakery-style muffins & muffin tops

Healthy Starbucks Blueberry Muffins GF, RFS

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins GF, DF

Double Chocolate Chunk Muffin Tops GF, DF

Banana Bread Muffin Tops GF, DF, RFS

Blueberry Cornflake Muffins GF, DF RFS

Apple Walnut Breakfast Muffins GF, DF, RFS

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Lighter loaves & breads

Grain Free Cranberry Orange Pancake Bread GF, DF, RFS

Peanut Butter Cup Banana Bread GF, DF, RFS

Birthday Cake Batter Banana Bread GF, DF

Salted Cookie Dough Banana Bread GF, DF, RFS

Healthy Starbucks Iced Lemon Loaf GF, DF

Healthy Brownie Batter Banana Bread GF, RFS

Lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake GF, DF, RFS

mothers day cocktail recipes

Morning & afternoon drinks

Peanut Butter Cup Latte GF, DF

Healthy Birthday Cake Latte GF, DF

Lemon Meringue Latte GF, DF

Stress-Relief Rose Latte GF, DF, RFS

Healthy Strawberry Basil Margarita GF, DF, RFS

Cherry Basil Chia Fresca GF, V, RFS

Strawberry Cinnamon Mocktail GF, DF, RFS

Lemon Thyme Faux-ito Digestive Mocktail GF, DF, RFS

Blueberry Lavender Lemonade GF, DF, RFS

Spiced Orange Chai Digestive Mocktail GF, V, RFS

Cranberry Rosemary Digestive Mocktail GF, V, RFS

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Sweet brunch classics

Healthy Caramel Banana Blender Pancakes GF, RFS

Quick Lemon Poppyseed Waffles with Blueberry Compote GF, DF, RFS

Healthy Starbucks Coffee Cake GF, RFS

Healthy Salted Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pancakes with 2-Ingredient Caramel Syrup GF, DF, RFS

Buckwheat Crepes GF, DF

Creme Brulee French Toast DF, RFS

Roasted Peaches with Coconut Yogurt and Cinnamon Lavender Granola GF, V, RFS

Healthy French Toast Cinnamon Rolls RFS

Personal Peach Crumble GF, RFS

Savory brunch faves

The Best Effing Breakfast Sandwich DF

Veggie-Packed, One-Pan Southwestern Breakfast Skillet GF, DF

Butternut Squash and Brussel Sprout Breakfast Hash GF, DF

Sweet Potato Rosemary Breakfast Burritos DF

Hot Honey Fried Chicken Sandwiches GF, DF

10-Minute Chickpea Corn Elote Bowl GF, V

Purple Rosemary Potatoes

Brunch for a crowd

Easy, Healthy Cheese Board

Blackberry Pesto Pizza GF

Honeyed Cardamom Berry Tartelets GF

Buffalo Cauliflower Pizza GF, V

5-Minute Jammy Tomato and Corn Bruschetta V

Pecan Pie Tarts GF, DF, RFS

Raspberry Peach Breakfast Crisps GF, V

Caramelized Onion, Butternut Squash, Cranberry, and Crunchy Pecan Bruschetta V

Lemon Basil Corn Fritters GF, DF

Healthy Chili’s Southwestern Egg Rolls V

Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps GF, DF

Herby Spring Pea Hummus GF, V

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Springtime salads

Strawberry Pistachio Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Vinaigrette GF, DF

Basil and Roasted Beet Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette GF, V

Hot Girl Summer Salad GF, V

The Prettiest Pasta Salad V

Basil, Corn, Blackberry Salad GF, V

Pomegranate and Mint Moroccan Grain Salad GF, V

Mexican Kale Salad GF, V

Plant-Based Taco Salad V, GF

Sweetgreen Crispy Rice Salad GF, DF

Healthy desserts

5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Blossoms GF, DF, RFS

Lavender Honey Cake GF, DF, RFS

Cardamom Orange Tahini Cookies GF, V, RFS

Lavender Lemon Cookies GF, V, RFS

Cardamom Pistachio Rose Energy Bites GF, V, RFS

Healthy Carrot Cake Bites GF, DF, RFS

The Best Healthy Monster Cookies GF, DF

Fudgy Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches GF, DF, RFS

Pistachio Rose Cookies GF, V, RFS

Mississippi Mud Pie GF, V, RFS

No-Bake Snicker’s Pie V, GF, RFS