Mother’s Day is over but we can always use these healthy recipes any day !
Passion Fruit Mimosas
Toast to the important women in your life with this citrusy cocktail. These drinks are sweet, bright, and effervescent—just like Mom!
Ingredients: Grenadine, passion fruit juice, prosecco, oranges
Pull a pan of these fluffy muffins out of the oven for a tart, yet refreshing, breakfast bite.
Fresh lemon rind adds the perfect amount of zest to balance out the tartness of the cranberries, which are loaded with vitamin C and fiber.
To lower the fat content, trade in fat-free vanilla yogurt instead of low-fat vanilla yogurt.
Ingredients: Cranberries, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, vegetable oil, lemon rind, vanilla extract, egg whites, vanilla low-fat yogurt, whole egg
Whole-Wheat Blueberry Pancakes
Your mom will love this sweet, yet healthy breakfast treat on Mother’s Day.
The pancakes are loaded with antioxidant-rich blueberries and provide 13% of your daily recommended intake of protein.
Ingredients: Multigrain pancake mix, canola oil, soy milk, blueberries, maple syrup, powdered sugar
Sun-Dried Tomato, Goat Cheese, and Fresh Basil Frittata
This frittata fits perfectly in a brunch menu, and its gourmet flavors of sun-dried tomato, goat cheese, and basil will leave your mom thinking you worked on it all morning in the kitchen.
Lucky for you, it only takes 15 minutes! With 9 grams of filling protein—20% of the your daily recommended intake of protein—you won’t be hungry right after.
Ingredients: Whole eggs, egg whites, onion, olive oil, pepper, sun-dried tomatoes, goat cheese, basil chiffonade
Wax Bean and Cherry Tomato Salad with Goat Cheese Dressing
This is the perfect low-carb side dish for your Mother’s Day brunch.
Wax beans are swapped for pasta, but still provide the same filling feeling for fewer calories.
Ingredients: Cherry tomatoes, shallot, salt, pepper, chile, red wine vinegar, olive oil, wax beans, goat cheese, lime juice, basil leaves
Braised Kale Frittata
Frittatas are a brunch favorite. They’re quick-and-easy to make, allow a lot of creativity with ingredients, and make for a unique way to serve a big or small crowd.
This frittata combines two popular cancer fighting vegetables: Kale and tomatoes.
Ingredients: Whole eggs, egg whites, kosher salt, pepper, Gruyere or Parmesan cheese, oregano, kale, cherry tomatoes
Melon Salad With Prosciutto and Goat Cheese
This cold salad brings together sweet, savory, and salty flavors.
From start to finish, it just takes 25 minutes to make and combines all the popular summer melons: Watermelon, honeydew and cantaloupe. Goat cheese, prosciutto, and a mix of red onion and shallots help even out the sweetness of the fruit for a well-rounded salad.
And, your mom will appreciate that it’s only 168 calories.
Ingredients: Olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, shallots, prosciutto, Dijon mustard, melon balls, red onion, pine nuts, basil, arugula, goat cheese, pepper, salt
Chocolate-Salted Caramel Tart
The key to dessert during brunch is to have a few light options.
This chocolate tart is a lighter, less rich version of a chocolate cake, with fewer calories!
Salted caramel and sea salt add a classic mix of salty-and-sweet for every craving.
Ingredients: Phyllo dough, sugar, heavy cream, bittersweet chocolate, sea salt.