20 Easy Mother’s Day Recipes

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Crepes, raw cheesecake, frittata, and fritters for our round-up of Mother's Day recipes

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and to celebrate, we’ve gathered our favorite easy recipes that are perfect for treating mom to brunch, breakfast in bed, or something sweet. Think frittatas, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, and more. Happy cooking and happy Mother’s Day to all mothers out there!

Savory

Spoon resting on a plate of Roasted Potatoes with a bowl of ketchup
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Perfect Roasted Potatoes
Perfect roasted potatoes every time! No boiling required, 1 pan, 30 minutes, perfectly crisp edges, and tender inside. The ultimate brunch side!
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Close up shot of a plate of homemade Vegan Sausages made with quinoa and mushrooms
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Easy Vegan Sausage (Soy- & Gluten-Free!)
Easy vegan sausage made with pinto beans, quinoa, nuts, and spices! Flavorful, comforting, and perfect for breakfast, brunch, and beyond!
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Cooking a Vegan Scrambled Egg in a cast-iron skillet
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Fluffy Vegan Scrambled Eggs
Fluffy vegan eggs made with mung beans! A delicious egg alternative made with 9 real, wholesome ingredients. Perfect for scrambles, omelets, frittatas, and more!
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Pizza cutter resting on a skillet of our Vegan Frittata recipe
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Easy Egg-Free Frittata
Easy vegan frittata made egg-free with split mung beans! Simple ingredients, vibrant color, fluffy texture, and perfect for brunch, breakfast, and beyond!
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Cast iron skillet of Spring Vegetable Frittata made with asparagus
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Spring Frittata with Leeks, Asparagus, and Sweet Potato
An easy, flavorful, and dairy-free frittata made with vibrant spring produce! Very versatile and only 9 ingredients required.
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Slicing into Sweet Potato Quinoa Fritters on a plate
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Crispy Quinoa Sweet Potato Fritters
Easy-to-make sweet potato fritters with quinoa, spinach, and eggs! A delicious, gluten-free vegetarian side or snack ready in 30 minutes!
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Sweet

Drizzling syrup onto a stack of Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pancakes topped with sliced banana
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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pancakes (GF)
Fluffy chocolate chocolate chip pancakes made in 20 minutes with wholesome ingredients. The perfect vegan, gluten-free, naturally sweetened breakfast!
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Stack of Banana Oat Pancakes with a slice removed
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1-Bowl Vegan Banana Oat Pancakes
Vegan Banana Pancakes made in 1 bowl with wholesome ingredients! Easy, fluffy, tender, naturally sweetened, and the perfect healthier breakfast or dessert!
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Stack of Blender Banana Pancakes topped with nut butter and fresh fruit
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Blender Banana Pancakes (Gluten-Free!)
Fluffy, EASY-to-make blender banana pancakes! Naturally-sweetened, dairy-free, and gluten-free, they’re the perfect weekend / weekday breakfast treat!
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Using a fork to grab a bite of Gluten-Free Buckwheat Crepes topped with fresh fruit
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5-Ingredient Buckwheat Crepes
Easy, 5-ingredient buckwheat crepes that are both vegan and gluten-free, plus sugar-free! Simple methods, fluffy and tender, and so delicious!
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Tray with Banana Chocolate Muffins beside a spoonful of tahini and bowl of cocoa powder
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1-Bowl Fudgy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (Vegan/GF)
The fudgiest plant-based, gluten-free chocolate muffins on the block, made in 1 bowl with wholesome ingredients like almond flour, flaxseed, cocoa powder, bananas, and more!
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Cutting board filled with Almond Butter Sweet Potato Muffins beside ingredients used to make them
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Fluffy Almond Butter Sweet Potato Muffins (GF)
Incredibly fluffy, wholesome sweet potato muffins that are naturally sweetened, gluten-free, and swirled with roasted almond butter. The perfect sweet treat made with good-for-you, whole-food ingredients.
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Parchment-lined baking sheet with homemade Rosemary Blueberry Scones and fresh rosemary sprigs
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Coconut Oil Blueberry Scones with Rosemary
30-minute vegan blueberry scones made with coconut oil and infused with fresh rosemary. Savory, sweet, and perfectly tender.
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Covering a batch of Vegan Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls with icing
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Vegan Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls
Amazing fluffy and tender vegan, gluten-free cinnamon rolls! Just 10 ingredients and simple methods required for these insanely flavorful and delicious rolls!
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Stack of Sweet Potato Brownies topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream
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Fudgy Sweet Potato Brownies (V/GF)
Incredibly fudgy sweet potato brownies with cacao, almond butter, and oats. Naturally sweetened with maple syrup and topped with pecans and chocolate chips for the ultimate healthier treat!
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Slices of Dairy-Free Chocolate Freezer Fudge on a small plate
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3-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge (Dairy-Free)
Incredibly creamy, dreamy 3-ingredient chocolate fudge made with dairy-free chocolate, nut butter, and honey! The perfect healthier, easy-to-make dessert!
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Three layer Vegan Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake topped with fresh raspberries and blackberries
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1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake
A 1-bowl vegan gluten-free vanilla cake that’s perfectly tender, fluffy, and sweet! Delicious frosted or unfrosted and SO easy to make! 10 ingredients and 1 bowl required.
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Partially sliced plate of Vegan GF Chocolate Hazelnut Cake
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1-Bowl Chocolate Hazelnut Cake (Vegan + GF)
AMAZING, rich chocolate hazelnut cake made in just 1 bowl! Entirely vegan and gluten-free and so simple to make. Perfect for every day or birthdays and special occasions.
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Cake platter with half of a Vegan GF Carrot Cake topped with Cashew Buttercream Frosting
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1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Carrot Cake
Amazing carrot cake made in 1 bowl! Simple to make, insanely moist and flavorful, and undetectably vegan and gluten-free!
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Partially eaten slice of Raw Carrot Cake resting beside the rest of the cake
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Raw Carrot Cake with Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting
Raw vegan carrot cake made with 10 wholesome ingredients! Tender, 30 minutes to make, and topped with an optional cashew cream cheese frosting! 
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If you try any of these recipes, let us know! Leave a comment, or take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Cheers, friends!

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  1. Maggie says

    What a yummy menu of choices. Thanks for all your creative recipes. Your cookbook is my go to cookbook for tried and true recipes. Happy Mother’s Day to all caretakers and mothers!

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