Nothing brightens a person’s day more than waking up to a good meal that was made with love. And moms really appreciate it when you go the extra mile – whipping up something that they don’t get to enjoy everyday. These dairy-free mother’s day recipes are definitely something special. Despite being free of milk, butter, and cream, they are filled with indulgence. But don’t worry, most of these goodies are quite nutritious, too! And we have options for vegan, gluten-free, and food allergic moms.
15 Dairy-Free Mother’s Day Recipes
Forget the possibly catastrophe of breakfast in bed. Coax mom out of bed by wafting the scent of freshly brewed coffee. When she arrives in the kitchen, have breakfast set out for both of you (or the whole family). She’ll love a leisurely morning and the good company.
A recent survey found that only 5% of moms like their breakfast in bed. The rest would rather rise at their own pace and enjoy their mother’s day breakfast with you!
Wild Blueberry Scones (Panera Copycat)
These perfect pastries never fail to impress. They’re dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free, and vegan, and pair marvelously with a cup of coffee or tea and fresh fruit.
Layer it on thick with these fresh smoothie parfaits. You can use store-bought crunchy granola or go the extra mile with homemade. Either way, serve it with a spoon and give her a unique smoothie bowl experience. The recipe is easily vegan, gluten-free, and allergy-friendly.
A tender, cake donut topped with dairy-free whip and fresh seasonal strawberries – it doesn’t get much better than this. The recipe is also nut-free and soy-free, and it includes gluten-free and vegan options.
This may sound like a wintry flavor combination, but trust me, maple pecan never goes out of season. Especially when it comes in the form of this beloved oatmeal recipe. It’s got that extra something that will make mom swoon. This breakfast does contain nuts, but it’s vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free.
This from-scratch recipe is much easier than you might think! The recipe is gluten-free, allergy-friendly, and even includes a vegan option. If you don’t need gluten-free, feel free to swap in all-purpose flour for the flour blend, starch, and xanthan gum.
Every mom knows that smaller muffins means you get to eat more of them! Let her enjoy three (or six!) with a matching mug of green tea. The icing is optional, but we think she deserves it. Plus, this recipe is whole grain and plant-based.
Impress her with how well you can make dairy-free scrambled eggs. There are some tricks to making it butterless, creamless, and milkless! But the method is naturally free of dairy, nuts, and soy, and the eggs can be served with bacon and sauteed vegetables.
If she isn’t an egg fan, go with tofu! Personally, I prefer a good tofu scramble, and this healthy, full meal recipe really delivers.
This decadent treat doesn’t require any rising time, so you can bake it just before mom gets up. It includes options for vegan, gluten-free, and even low sugar.
I don’t think mom would argue chocolate for breakfast. And you don’t need to tell her that this pretty stack is healthy and plant-based. Why ruin the overly-indulgent moment?
For gut health mamas, this prebiotic-probiotic speedy “yogurt” is the perfect blend. Just remember to soak the cashews in advance and check for the ingredients – the rest is just minutes of work! The recipe is naturally vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free.
The Ultimate Breakfast Toast (with Cherry Chia Jam)
Unleash your inner-artist with dairy-free toast! This version is topped with an easy homemade chia jam for that personal touch, and topped with loads of nutritious, but delicious goodies.
If she prefers savory breakfasts, then this Indian-inspired recipe could be just the ticket. These thin pancakes are full of flavor and can be served as is, or stuffed with vegetables and dairy-free “ricotta.”
Yes, these are totally breakfast-worthy! Make them with almond butter, peanut butter, or sunflower seed butter, depending on your household supply.
Made just for her, these look like you slaved over them for hours, but are really quite simple to make. The recipe is optional vegan, gluten-free, and allergy-friendly, too.
Want More Dairy-Free Mother’s Day Recipes?
For more great dairy-free Mother’s Day recipes see our extensive Breakfast Recipes section. You can also adventure some delicious vegan options at Bittersweet, Fat Free Vegan, Allergylicious, and Veggie Inspired.
And my latest cookbook, Eat Dairy Free, has numerous delicious and healthy breakfast recipes like Carrot Cake Breakfast Shakes, Vanilla Cream Scones, Southwestern Sunrise Tacos, Vegan Quiche, and Strawberry Short-stack Pancakes.