Easy Breakfast Ambrosia - Mother's Day Brunch Ideas

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Moms work hard taking care of their families. They cook for them and take care of their bodily needs. Wash their clothes. Kiss boo-boos on knees and elbows. They read countless stories, say prayers, and tuck their children into bed at night. What better time to celebrate the hard working, dedicated moms in your life than on Mother’s Day. Why not host a brunch or tea party to honor them? Here are 20 Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas to get you started!

Recipe for Breakfast Quiche

Sweet Breads for a Mother’s Day Brunch

Whether you serve muffins, cinnamon rolls, sweet braids, or scones, sweet breads are always enjoyed by both young and old. See below some of favorite breads to serve at your next brunch.

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Featured Image - Recipe for Blueberry Muffins
Blueberry Muffins
My girls love these Blueberry Muffins. As do our grandchildren. After all these years, this recipe is still one of our favorites. Plump, juicy berries. Tender sweet crumb.
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Recipe for Mixed Berry Scones
Mixed Berry Scones
What’s not to love about these Mixed Berry Scones? Moist, tender crumb with sweet berries. Blackberries. Blueberries. Raspberries. These scones would be delightful for a mother-daughter tea.
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Featured Image - Recipe for Sourdough Chocolate Croissants
Sourdough Chocolate Croissants
These Chocolate Croissants (aka pain au chocolat) are out-of-this-world delicious, bakery-style beautiful, and simply wonderful. They are so flaky, they fall apart at the touch. Lots of buttery layers. With chunks of yummy dark chocolate tucked inside the center that leaves you licking your lips for more.
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Recipe for Pumpkin Maple Cinnamon Rolls
Pumpkin Maple Cinnamon Rolls
Here’s a new pumpkin recipe I’ve been working on this year. Tender pumpkin dough rolled up in sweet cinnamon spices and topped with a yummy maple icing.
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Featured Image - Peanut Butter Bread Twists
Peanut Butter Bread Twists
Peanut Butter Bread Twists is a delicious recipe to make for brunch, a snack, or even a dessert. Tender, sweet bread with a peanut butter and honey filling and drizzled with a peanut butter icing. It’s perfect for anyone who enjoys peanut butter in your family.
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Recipe for Baked Homemade Granola
Baked Homemade Granola
Baked Homemade Granola makes a delightful addition to a brunch as a topping over your favorite yogurt with fruit. Made from old-fashioned oats, wheat germ, coconut, sunflower seeds, almonds, and honey it’s sure to please even the pickiest eater.
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Featured Image - Recipe for Cherry Danish Loaves
Cherry Danish Loaves
Cherry Danish Loaves make a lovely addition for a special brunch, perhaps for Mother’s Day. This recipe will make 4 loaves, that can be made the day ahead.
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Egg Casseroles and More

Who can resist a delicious egg casserole, mixed together with ham, bacon, or sausage and some sort of shredded cheese? We love casseroles for breakfast, especially those that are easy to prepare. 

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Serving Weekend Brunch Casserole
Weekend Brunch Casserole
Weekend Brunch Casserole is lined with a crescent roll crust and topped with pork sausage, eggs, and mozzarella cheese. Simple and delicious. I have been serving this recipe to our family for years. It is wonderful and certainly a family favorite. 
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Featured Image - Recipe for Breakfast Frittata Mini Tarts
Breakfast Frittata Mini Tarts
Breakfast Frittata Mini Tarts are a great addition to a special brunch or holiday table. Individual tart shells with vegetables, cheese, and egg filling. Place them on a bed of spring salad with avocados and drizzle with your favorite hot sauce.
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Recipe for Ham and Hash Brown Egg Casserole
Ham and Hash Brown Egg Casserole
This Ham and Hash Brown Egg Casserole is one of the easiest breakfast dishes to make. It’s perfect for when you have company or want something special on a weekend. Just mix it up the night before, cover, and refrigerate overnight. Then pop it in the oven the next morning and leave to bake for almost an hour.
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Serving French Toast on Long White Platter with French Strawberries
French Toast
There is something very special about serving French Toast for a breakfast or brunch. Sliced into triangles and served with maple syrup and garnished with powdered sugar. So sweet and delightful.
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Recipe for Easy Eggs Benedict
Easy Eggs Benedict
This recipe for Eggs Benedict is one I’ve made for special occasions, and one that always goes over so well. Our family loves it. Creamy poached eggs and thick slices of ham resting on buttered English muffins and topped with a rich, velvety, and very easy to make hollandaise sauce. It’s so good.
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Recipe for Breakfast Quiche
Breakfast Quiche
Breakfast Quiche is perfect for a weekend brunch or for a light supper with a salad. I love this recipe. It’s simple. And very tasty. It’s elegant and pretty enough for special entertaining, such as a Mother’s Day Brunch!
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Fruit and Veggies for the Table

When planning a brunch for your friends or family, a great way to add color and nutrition to your table is to add some fresh fruit and vegetables to the menu. I love the addition of asparagus for a brunch, but grape or cherry tomatoes or even zucchini would be lovely. For instance, consider vegetables you might add to a frittata. Here are a few suggestions:

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Recipe for Fresh Fruit Cocktail Salad
Fresh Fruit Cocktail Salad
Serve this Fresh Fruit Cocktail Salad for your next Sunday brunch, family gathering, or potluck dinner. Everybody loves fruit, and this fresh fruit salad is a winner. It's coated in a citrus dressing so your fruits won't turn color on you, which is also very nice. 
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Recipe for Easy Breakfast Ambrosia
Easy Breakfast Ambrosia
I love making this Easy Breakfast Ambrosia recipe when we have weekend company. It’s so simple to put together and just the right amount of yogurt and fruit to go with muffins, a breakfast casserole, or French toast. Even my husband eats it and he never eats fruit!
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Recipe for Honey Balsamic Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus
Honey Balsamic Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus
This recipe for Honey Balsamic Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus is so delicious and the perfect addition to your next breakfast, brunch, or light supper. The asparagus lightly bakes along with the bacon and is then glazed with honey and balsamic vinegar for a touch of sweet and tangy deliciousness!
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Recipe for Ranch Veggie Bars
Ranch Veggie Bars
These Ranch Veggie Bars are so yummy, packed with fresh vegetables and a layer of ranch-flavored cream cheese. I like serving this at brunches or even tea parties, and they go over very well with our guests. Our daughters always look forward to eating them.
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Beverages for a Mother’s Day Brunch

When it comes to a special brunch, you’ll want to serve more than just coffee or tea. Why not a coffee bar with multiple flavors and additions for your coffee? Or a favorite juice drink or maybe a fun cocktail (or mocktail) such as Tequila Sunrise, daiquiris, or mimosas. See this Pioneer Woman post for 40 Brunch Cocktails Here.

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Featured Image - Recipe for Orange Julius
Orange Julius
Orange Julius is a recipe that brings back memories from my childhood. Treat your kids (and yourself) to this delicious icy beverage. It's perfect for a brunch with kids or adults!
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Recipe for Iced Caramel Macchiato
Iced Caramel Macchiato
This Iced Caramel Macchiato is a delicious cold drink to make when you need a little caramel pick-me-up. Perfect for a hot afternoon or a morning brunch.
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Iced Mocha
Iced Mocha
Here's an easy and delicious recipe for those who love chocolate or iced coffee. I like to keep a tray of coffee ice cubes (the stronger, the better) in the freezer for whenever the craving attacks!
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