Hosting an Easy Mother’s Day Brunch Menu Mom Will Love is not impossible! I’ll show you how you can impress her this year with over 16 recipes in this post. Make some or make them all.
Mother’s Day Brunch Menu
The recipe variety in this comprehensive Mother’s Day Brunch Menu taste great together from appetizers to desserts. So, everything goes together. I’ve taken the guess work out of it for you. Also check out my 15 Tasty Party Hot Appetizers.
Plus, this all-encompassing menu will please your low-carb and gluten free family members too. It’s such a relief to the hostess if she can make everyone happy as hard as that seems sometimes.
This delicious and carefully planned brunch menu is not only great for Mother’s Day, it’s also perfect for wedding showers, baby showers and baby reveal parties too!
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Easy Mother’s Day Brunch Menu Mom Will Love
Everyone loves great tasting appetizers! Here are a few easy-to-make, hot and cold appetizers that will be great for your Mother’s Day Brunch menu!
Puff Pastry Chicken Pesto Bites This delicious appetizer is filling and easy-to-make with rotisserie chicken. It will look great on a Mother’s Day buffet table.
Ham, Egg and Gouda Breakfast Muffins are made with puff pastry, cubed ham, onions, eggs and Gouda cheese. They’re a delicious and perfect finger food for brunch
Chorizo Sausage Mushroom Frittata Bites – These low-carb, gluten free appetizers are great for your Keto family members. Plus, you can use mild ground sausage instead of chorizo and they’ll taste just as GREAT!
Bruschetta with Cream Cheese is a new twist on a traditional Italian favorite! Cream cheese adds a creamy yumminess to toasted baguettes with ripe, garlicky tomatoes and a drizzle of sweet balsamic glaze! Perfection!
Southern Deviled Eggs with Relish are not only delicious, they’re very easy-to-make and can be made ahead of time. Deviled eggs are a popular dish because they’re creamy and delicious! Plus, they’re low-carb.
Avocado Tzatziki Cucumber Appetizers -It’s good to balance out your menu with some healthier options. This vegetable appetizer is so easy-to-make. Just buy the Greek Tzatziki, mix in some ripened avocado and put it on top of cucumber slices. Add a little carrot garnish or fresh dill and that’s it. They’re gluten free and low in calories and fat.
Main Dishes & Sides
When you choose main dish and sides brunch options, there are so many possibilities because you can choose nearly any breakfast recipes and many lunch recipes so, don’t limit yourself here. Pick what your family will love that’s also easy to prep, cook and serve.
Lemon Rosemary Grilled Chicken Grilled chicken is something nearly everyone loves and is healthy, low-carb and gluten-free. This is a very delicious recipe. Save if for summer grilling. It requires marinating with a few simple and fresh ingredients for about 3 hours. The leftovers make yummy grilled chicken wraps for lunch the following week.
Greek Tortellini Pasta Salad This salad is full of flavor, easy to make and can be made the day before. Just add a little more dressing before serving if you make it ahead as the refrigerator tends to dry it out a bit. This pasta salad is very filling so you won’t need to make a lot.
Maryland Lump Crab Cakes with Spicy Tarter Sauce – These crab cakes are tasty, can be prepped the day before. You can make them gluten free if you use gluten-free bread crumbs. This recipe also has air fryer instructions. Plus, you can make them into bite-sized appetizers instead!
Honey Lemon Salmon with Asparagus– Make it one pan! It has easy prep and cooks quickly too. It’s low-carb and gluten free. Delicious salmon makes a great addition to Mother’s Day Brunch. It’s filling and healthy!
Make a Waffle Fruit Parfait Bar
Belgian Waffle Yogurt & Fruit Parfaits– This can be really easy if you use frozen Belgian waffles. Just put out some vanilla Greek yogurt, granola and fresh fruit. It’s colorful, filling, tasty and makes for a beautiful presentation. Plus, you can use canned mandarins, crushed pineapple, tropical fruit topped with toasted shredded coconut.
Limoncello Moscow Mule Cocktails are refreshing with a Limoncello twist and a bit of citrus fizz. Mom and (Grandma too) will love this cocktail! Make a pitcher. Check out my Limoncello Martini and Limoncello Mojitos too.
Bonefish Grill Crushed Pineapple Martini Copycat is a wonderful pineapple cocktail made with fresh crushed pineapple. It’s the kind of drink that celebrates warm weather and mom’s dream of a beach vacation.
Skinny Raspberry Lemonade Mojitos – It’s great when you can serve a skinny cocktail that’s tasty and refreshing too. This recipe is made with Pellegrino, Crystal Light and fresh mint leaves. Pitcher instructions are included so save this recipe for summer and buy a mint plant! You’ll need the mint plant to make these Watermelon Pineapple Mojitos. We don’t want you to run out of mint!
Pineapple Coconut Rum Cocktail– This delicious cocktail can be made and put in a party beverage dispenser. It’s so good and will get everyone in the mood for summer. This is another cocktail recipe to save for summer.
Caramel RumChata Bailey’s Coffee Slush – If you like RumChata, Bailey’s Irish Cream and coffee, then you’re likely to love this coffee slush! It’s perfect for a brunch menu.
No brunch menu would be complete without a delicious dessert or two or three! All of the desserts below can be made ahead.
Luscious Lemon Cheesecake This lemon cheesecake has a lot of lemon flavor It can be made with either a graham cracker or shortbread store bought crust. This recipe is SO EASY that you can make it even if you’ve never made a cheesecake before. You may want to double the batch and make two because I assure you that you’ll want leftovers!
Moist Orange Zucchini Bread -This is an easy from-scratch recipe. It’s moist and totally delicious! You can make this recipe with little effort if you have a food processor. Buy this reasonably priced food processor from Amazon (maybe Mom will like for it for a gift too.) I’m sure you’ll use it time and time again!
Authentic Italian Tiramisu is a no-bake, traditional Italian dessert that’s easy and is made ahead. It’s made with a mascarpone filling and coffee-moistened lady fingers. Mom and guests are sure to love it!
No Bake Peanut Butter Cup Pie is another no-bake dessert that you can make ahead. You know it will appease the chocolate peanut butter lovers wow them at brunch. Keep this delicious recipe for summer BBQs.
No-Bake Raspberry Nutella Cheesecake Dessert -This is a little piece of Nutella heaven in a jar! It’s a tasty, individual dessert you can make the day before and just top it with whipped cream before serving. Although this dessert is gluten free, it doesn’t have to be. You can add brownie pieces or Oreo pieces at the bottom to make it more decadent.
Berry Mini Trifles – This is a yummy, colorful fresh fruit dessert made with Angel Food Cake and a cream cheese/Cool Whip mixture. Save time and make them in one big trifle dish. They’re perfect for Memorial Day and July 4th celebrations! Save it!
This year, you’ll be able to impress mom with a great tasting menu that any beginner hostess can accomplish well. What’s more is you can even please the low-carb and gluten-free family members with some of these recipes and others who are not on special diets.
Make mom a memorable Mother’s Day Brunch this year with this menu of ideas.
Post last updated on April 25, 2022.