35+ Best Vegan Mother’s Day Recipes

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Make mom really happy this year with our hand-selected list of over 30 delicious vegan Mother’s Day recipes ranging from breakfast and brunch to dinner and scrumptious dessert ideas!

Do you like showing your love through the gift of delicious food as much as we do? No matter if you want to surprise your mom, grandmother or mother of your children, we want to show you some easy springtime-inspired recipes for this special occasion.

There are many ways to mom’s heart — and with all the love and sacrifices her job requires, she really deserves to be celebrated.

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From easy-to-make vegan Mother’s Day recipes that even younger kids can put together to more extravagant choices, we’re positive everyone will find something to make this year.

Breakfast & Brunch Recipes

Crunchy Chocolate Granola
This delicious and crunchy chocolate granola will be a breakfast hit with the whole family and comes together so quickly! Flavored with cocoa and cinnamon, it features perfectly crunchy hazelnuts, pecans and pepitas and tastes great on its own or served with plant-based milk and fresh fruit.
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Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp
This beautiful rhubarb crisp is gluten-free and made with chickpea flour and oats for a healthier, higher protein topping. Strawberries sweeten the naturally tart rhubarb alongside a little maple syrup for a simple and wholesome Mother’s Day brunch addition!
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Vegan Almond Milk Crêpes
We don’t know about you, but delicate, velvety vegan crêpes make any breakfast feel that much more special! Surprisingly easy to make, these super thin “pancakes” require just 5 basic staple foods and can be served with fresh berries, peaches and a good drizzle of homemade vegan caramel sauce!
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Strawberry Lemon Scones
Tender, flaky and bursting with fruity flavor — these grain-free vegan scones are true crowd-pleasers! The sweetness from the strawberries paired with zesty lemon, a touch of vanilla and subtle coconut flavors make each bite taste like a true treat. Perfect with a cup of tea or coffee!
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Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins
When in doubt, make chocolate chip muffins! These chocolatey baked treats are naturally sweetened with banana and feature creamy almond butter — delicious with every bite. We totally love the surprising filling, too!
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Vegan French Toast Casserole
What would a good brunch be without a French toast casserole? Made with crusty bread chunks, slathered in banana batter and topped with a crunchy brown sugar walnut crust, this is another crowd-pleaser for Mom and the whole family to enjoy together.
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Vegan Baked Beans on Toast
This hearty and savory addition to a scrumptious family brunch can be made ahead of time and is sure to switch things up a little! Protein-packed beans are cooked in garlic, onion, crushed tomatoes and lots of spices. Serve with crusty bread!
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Dairy-Free Cinnamon Rolls
Crowd-pleasing and undetectably vegan, these freshly baked cinnamon rolls are perfect for a weekend brunch with the whole family! They are tender, delicious and pack a whole lot of cinnamon. Don’t skip the homemade vanilla icing!
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Vegan Sheet Pan Frittata
This vegan frittata or breakfast casserole is perfect for your Mother’s Day breakfast or brunch! The tofu filling is loaded with burst tomatoes, caramelized onions and sautéed mushrooms, making for a flavourful dish. The best part? It’s easily made on a sheet pan!
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Strawberry Quick Bread
Make use of strawberry season by baking those delicious berries into sweet quick bread! Moist, soft and scrumptious, it will make your kitchen smell fantastic and is made without refined sugar. Serve drizzled with almond or cashew butter if you like!
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Healthy Zucchini Potato Fritters
Let’s add more savory goodness to our vegan Mother’s Day brunch ideas! These easy zucchini fritters are great with some fresh herbs, vegan ranch or sour cream and ready in under 30 minutes total. Only a handful of kitchen staples are needed to make them!
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Vegan Stuffed Sweet Potato
If you’ve never had a fruit-stuffed sweet potato drizzled with nut butter, you’ve been missing out big time! Roasted to perfection, the soft and creamy inside is like a perfect little boat for all things from berries, shredded coconut, cocoa nibs, granola and almond butter. Surprise your family with this creative breakfast option!
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Swirled Vegan Cinnamon Bread
What’s more comforting than freshly baked vegan bread swirled with cinnamon sugar goodness? This vegan cinnamon loaf is so fluffy, warming and absolutely delicious, you might want to make two loaves to share with all of your loved ones.
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Vegan Apple Roses
We love this beautiful 5-ingredient Mother’s Day treat! These apple roses are actually super easy to make yet look very fancy and are sure to melt Mom’s heart. In less than 30 minutes, you will have your puff pastry filled, shaped and baked!
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Vegan French Croissants
These little flaky French croissants are true crowd-pleasers, especially for those who love European cuisine. Just a handful of vegan baking staples and a good amount of resting time for the dough will allow you to serve these freshly baked treats for brunch alongside your favorite jam and a good cup of coffee.
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Oat Pancakes with Peaches
Rise and shine to the perfect summer breakfast: vegan oat pancakes with fresh juicy peaches! They are nutty, crispy and soft on the inside, but also offer a little bite from the oats that form most of the batter. Easy enough for kids to make and beautifully arranged for Mom!
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Mother’s Day Dinner Ideas

Creamy Vegan Lasagna
Creamy, flavorful and oh-so-comforting: serving lasagna is always a great idea! This veggie-rich recipe is undetectably vegan and even whole food plant-based, allowing the whole family to enjoy healthy foods as a special dinner together. Try this hearty and satisfying veggie lasagna!
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Spring Nicoise Salad
This colorful plate is loaded with classic blanched potatoes, green beans, fresh veggies, salty capers and olives. Finished with a creamy shallot vinaigrette, it makes for a beautifully arranged Mother’s Day dinner addition!
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Easy Vegan Mushroom Pea Risotto
If you’re looking for a simple one-pot springtime dinner, this creamy vegan risotto will be perfect for you! Featuring mushrooms, peas, leek and onion, it’s super flavorful and also kind of special thanks to the Mediterranean herbs and flavors.
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Easy Vegan Eggplant Rollatini
Thinly sliced eggplant stuffed with homemade vegan ricotta cheese, smothered in a homemade marinara sauce and topped with vegan mozzarella cheese — if that’s not going to make Mom super happy, we don’t know what will! Ready in about an hour, it can be served with freshly baked bread and a lovely salad.
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Vegan Bean Pesto Pasta
Meet our spring veggie-infused one-pot pesto pasta that doesn’t leave an oily aftermath! Featuring an easy homemade protein-packed pesto sauce, you can get this family-friendly dinner on the table in just 30 minutes and have everyone lick their plates afterward.
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Vegan Creamy Potato Casserole
This vegan creamy potato casserole is a veggie-centric twist on classic scalloped potatoes. Thinly sliced potato rounds are layered with a rich and creamy cauliflower-cashew sauce before being baked to perfection.
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Lemon Asparagus Chickpea Pasta
Could this be the epitome of a fresh and flavorful spring dinner? Gluten-free penne is mixed with a vegan lemon garlic sauce, fresh asparagus and protein-rich chickpeas for the ultimate creamy lemon asparagus pasta!
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Vegan Ratatouille Pizza Bites
Mother’s Day just calls for everything rose-shaped… including these creative vegan pizza bites! Easy and fun to make, they come with a scrumptious ratatouille filling (hello, vegan mozzarella!) and are ready in less than 1 hour. So cute and perfect for summer!
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Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta
The combination of sun-dried tomatoes and capers in this creamy pasta dish is out of this world! Super simple to make, these flavorful add-ins are mixed with roasted garlic, white wine and cashew milk before being tossed in cooked pasta. Delicious!
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Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad
This sweet, tangy and colorful strawberry avocado pasta salad features everything we love in just one bowl! Garnished with poppy seeds and balsamic vinegar, you can even use any leftover cooked pasta and be done in under 20 minutes.
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Creamy Vegan Potato Salad
Do you have some pre-cooked potatoes on hand? Perfect, this creamy and satisfying salad will be ready in just 15 minutes — including the homemade cashew mayo. Featuring fresh parsley, celery, bell peppers and dill pickles, it’s light and refreshing yet filling thanks to the potatoes.
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Vegan Cauliflower Alfredo Pasta
One more classic dinner gone vegan and lighter: creamy cauliflower alfredo sauce served with fettuccine pasta! Made with just a handful of ingredients and ready in under 30 minutes, this is a family-friendly and crowd-pleasing vegan dinner option.
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Vegan Dessert Recipes

No-Bake Cheesecake with Peaches
Imagine a creamy cashew filling sitting on a roasted almond crust and being topped with fresh fruit! Isn’t this the perfect vegan summer dessert to share with your family? Nobody would believe it’s gluten-free and dairy-free thanks to decadent ingredients like coconut cream and cocoa butter.
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Vegan Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
Delicious and easy to make, these flavorful vegan chocolate-covered strawberries are great during summer or as a romantic dessert! Juicy, chocolatey and lovingly decorated, they are really gorgeous crowd-pleasers and totally kid-approved. Try them for Mother's Day this year!
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Rosewater Cupcakes
These vegan rosewater cupcakes are so pretty, unique, tasty and easy to make! They have the most delicate floral taste and look so professional without even trying thanks to the rose buttercream frosting.
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Fluffy Vegan Chocolate Mousse
This simple 4-ingredient chocolate mousse is super creamy, chocolatey and just sweet enough! Easy to make within 15 minutes, it needs to be chilled for a few hours and then lovingly decorated with fresh berries, shredded coconut — or more chocolate.
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Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake
Now that strawberries are in season, they need to be used in as many desserts as possible! This creamy vegan strawberry cheesecake is made with a graham cracker crust, vegan cream cheese, coconut cream and a LOT of fresh strawberries. Everyone’s sure to devour this delicious dessert!
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Mini Vegan Lemon Tarts
Cute, cuter, mini tarts! To keep the no-bake theme going, let’s take a look at these fruity lemon tarts. Decorated with fresh berries, they are made with a simple date and oat crust and feature creamy homemade vanilla custard. Perfect for spring and summer, young and old!
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Creamy Vegan Panna Cotta
Creamy, velvety and silky smooth — this vegan panna cotta just melts in your mouth! Although it looks pretty fancy, this Italian dessert actually requires little effort and can be made with common kitchen staples. Serve with some mixed berries sauce for the perfect look and dessert experience!
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No-Bake Peach Tart
Summer tarts are the perfect way to finish any Mother’s Day dinner! Loaded with fruity flavor and vibrant color, this no-bake treat has a velvety smooth filling and a scrumptious homemade crust. You can even prepare it one day ahead before decorating it to your liking and totally impressing your family!
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Vegan Vanilla Coconut Cake
If you’re looking for a classic dessert option this Mother’s Day, why not try a simple yet gorgeously decorated vegan vanilla cake? Embarrassingly easy to make, it’s layered with whipped coconut cream and perfect for any celebratory occasion.
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Watermelon Dessert “Pizza”
Want something really refreshing for dessert? This vegan watermelon pizza is a great idea for the whole family and couldn’t be easier to make. Sliced watermelon is being decorated with 1-ingredient coconut whipped cream and colorful seasonal fruit. Let the kids help with this!
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Vegan Lemon Meringue Pie
This vegan lemon meringue pie features one common ingredient in a very uncommon way: aquafaba, or chickpea liquid, is used instead of egg whites for the fluffy white topping! You can choose between making your own pie crust or getting a vegan store-bought one which you can then fill with delicious lemon curd. Definitely not a beginner recipe but really worth it!
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35+ Best Vegan Mother’s Day Recipes

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Make mom really happy this year with our hand-selected list of over 30 delicious vegan Mother’s Day recipes ranging from breakfast and brunch to dinner and scrumptious dessert ideas! The following vegan platter or board encompasses everything mom will love during a slow morning with the family.
Serves 4


Vegan Brunch Board

  • Waffles or pancakes
  • Berries
  • Apple slices
  • Syrup
  • Jam
  • Nut butter
  • Cinnamon rolls
  • Vegan sausages
  • Vegan cheese ball
  • Coffee
  • Fruit juice
  • Flowers


  • Choose a large board and place empty bowls on it which you can fill with fruit, jam or syrup.
  • Add larger items first, then add smaller ones like sausages or fresh coffee.
  • Fill any holes with small items like berries, nuts or flowers!
  • Surprise mom and browse the recipes above for more ideas.
Course: Special Occasions
Cuisine: American
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.


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