Mother's Day Breakfast-in-Bed Menu

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By Recipe Team on May 4, 2021

How can you show that most special lady in your life how much you appreciate her on Mother's Day? With a breakfast in bed chock-full of fresh, wholesome ingredients that support her health!

From the Carilion Living recipe collection, we present to you these mix-and-matchable breakfast ideas. Since you know Mom best, choose the one's she'll most prefereach option is delicious, nutritious and looks great on tray, and there's something for every breakfast-maker's culinary expertise, whether novice or advanced.

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Strawberry Ricotta Toast

It doesn't get much prettier than rosy strawberry slices, drizzled with golden honey against a creamy backdrop of ricotta. This is one that Mom will be especially proud to post on Facebook.

View of two slices of toast topped with ricotta and strawberry slices, on a weathered gray table.

Cherry Berry Power Smoothie

This recipe from our Community Health and Outreach team at Morningside Urban Farm is loaded with "super-foods" like chia seeds and tart cherry juicea super smoothie for a Superwoman.

View of two glasses of cherry-berry smoothie garnished with mint and colorful straws.

Best-Ever Everything Bagel

In this fancy-feeling recipe, wild Alaska salmon and fresh avocado on a whole-grain bagel start Mom's morning with protein, fiber and healthy fats (all the nutrients she needs to be her amazing self).

View of a white plate on a blue gingham tablecoth, serving a seeded bagel stuffed with smoked salmon.

Blackberries with Almond Cream and Cantaloupe

This simple recipe from Carilion Clinic's Dining and Nutrition Services team is both decadent and refreshing, getting most of its sweetness from the colorful and antioxidant-packed fresh fruit.

Cantaloupe slices, whole blackberries and sprigs of mint arranged on a white plate against a bright blue background.

Lavender Chai Latte

If Mom is a gardener she might be especially impressed with this delicately fragrant beverage, similiar to (but probably healthier) than the floral-flavored lattes offered at trendy coffee shops during springtime.

View of a mug of freshly-brewed lavender chai latte on a rustic wooden table.
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