Mother's Day is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with a delicious and healthy plant-based brunch? Not only will you be treating your mom to a delicious meal, but you'll also be doing something good for her health. So let's toast to mom's health with these five whole food plant-based brunch ideas.
Why whole food plant-based brunch is beneficial for women
Before we dive into the recipes, let's talk about why a whole food plant-based brunch is a great idea for women. Research shows that plant-based diets can reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer. These health benefits are particularly important for women, as they are more likely than men to experience heart disease and certain cancers.
Additionally, plant-based diets improve weight management, reduce inflammation, and boost gut health. So not only will a plant-based brunch be delicious, but it will also be good for your mom's health.
5 Whole Food Plant-Based Brunch Ideas for Mother's Day
1. Tofu Scramble
Is your mom a classic breakfast fan? Go with a tofu scramble for a delicious plant-based alternative to scrambled eggs. Furthermore, tofu is an excellent source of protein and tastes great with a variety of spices and vegetables. Finally, serve with whole grain toast and fruit on the side for a balanced meal.
2. Sweet Potato Hash
Sweet potato hash is a colorful and delicious dish that's easy to make. Simply dice sweet potatoes and cook them in a skillet with onions, peppers, and spices like cumin and paprika. Serve with a side of avocado for healthy fats and extra flavor.
Prefer to follow a recipe? This sweet potato hash is quick and easy.
And yes, you can omit the oil and it'll still be delicious and crisp. The secret weapon for non-stick oil-free potatoes? Parchment paper!
3. Overnight Oats
Overnight oats are a quick and easy plant-based breakfast that can be customized to your mom's liking. Simply combine rolled oats with your mom's favorite milk, fruit, and nuts, and let it sit overnight in the fridge. In the morning, add a drizzle of maple syrup for sweetness and serve with a cup of coffee or tea.
4. Chickpea Salad Sandwich
For a hearty and filling brunch option, try a chickpea salad sandwich. Mash chickpeas with avocado, lemon juice, and spices like garlic powder and onion powder. Spread the mixture on whole grain bread and top with lettuce and tomato for a satisfying meal. Alternatively, try this lemon avocado chickpea salad recipe.
5. Smoothie Bowl
If your mom prefers a lighter breakfast, a smoothie bowl is a great option. Blend together frozen fruit (or use MamaSezz Breakfast Smoothie as the base), spinach, and almond milk for a nutrient-packed smoothie. Pour the smoothie into a bowl and top with granola, chia seeds, and fresh fruit for added texture and flavor.
Get Healthy Meals Prepared with MamaSezz
If you're short on time or don't feel like cooking, MamaSezz lets you enjoy healthy meals prepared and delivered! We've got a whole variety of plant-based meals, including brunch items like our breakfast scramble and vegan sausage. Let us do the work so you can spend more time celebrating with your mom and less time in the kitchen. And with MamaSezz, you can rest easy knowing that you're giving your mom healthy and delicious food that she'll love.
In conclusion, a whole food plant-based brunch is a great way to celebrate Mother's Day while also toasting to her good health.