If brunch at home or a breakfast in bed is in your future, we’re throwing out suggestions for you wellness-loving moms who are happiest when eating empowered and #livinganutritiouslife. On second thought, even if you don’t always lean in that direction, couldn’t we all use a little more wellness in our lives? These eight breakfasts feel special for a Sunday, require minimal cleanup, and are perfect for all ages to whip up, so that Mom can get what she’s really hoping for this year: a hands off meal and no dishes to clean.
Mom, feel free to send this link straight to your kids. They’ll take the hint.
Healthy meals ahead.
Peanut Butter Berry Yogurt
Kids 6 and under can still show Mom the love in return for all of the PB+J’s she has meticulously made. A super bright protein-rich bowl topped with berries. No cooking required.
Easy Overnight Oats
Mix the night before for morning bliss. Another no-cook recipe thats great for little ones, and perfect for Mom.
A step-up on a simple scrambled egg. Whip this one up in just a few minutes and fill it with those leftover tasty veggies.
Cinnamon Oatmeal Banana Bread Skillet
This riff on banana bread is made with nutritious foods like whole grain oats, flax and chia seeds, and cinnamon. It’s easy enough for the kids to do on their own, and makes enough for the whole family to enjoy.
Frittata with Pico De Gallo
Want to add a little fiesta to breakfast? Don’t worry about perfecting the omelet flip. Just whisk and pop into the oven.
Apricot Cinnamon Scones
Calling all baking fanatics: These scones are savory and delicious and look really pretty (and impressive) for brunch, and pair perfectly with coffee.
Pear and Pecan French Toast
French Toast is a special, indulgent breakfast, but this approach is a bit healthier and tastier, and the recipe is for one simple portion for only mom to enjoy.
Skillet meals are pretty genius, since you can fit all kinds of things into one pan for lots of nutrients and flavor, and they make clean-up super easy. This one is great for the whole crew and guaranteed to impress.