12 Breakfast-in-bed recipes you really should surprise your mom with

Apr 17, 2016 at 9:01 a.m. ET
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Mother’s Day is all about pampering mom and giving her that VIP treatment she deserves. Don’t waste the morning waiting in line for brunch, instead, let mom relax in her pajamas while you make her a delicious breakfast in bed she won’t forget. Here are some easy and beautiful breakfast ideas.

1. Muffin tin breakfast bites

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All the fun, no mess leaving you more time to enjoy the day and less time doing dishes.

2. Nutella and strawberry stuffed French toast

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What says love more than heart-shaped and Nutella? Eating this in your pajamas is a must.

3. Mini pancake stacks

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Leave the fork behind and let mom enjoy a finger food inspired breakfast. These mini pancake stacks are the perfect food to enjoy in bed.

4. Strawberry Clafoutis

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They sound fancy, look amazing and best of all are so easy to make that if you can make a pancake, you can make these.

 5. Toasts!

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Sweet toast! Savory toast! Avocado toast! The sky’s the limit here, folks. And what we love about this is that the whole family can join in the breakfast making.

6. Matcha smoothie bowl

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Move over Acai Bowl. For the health-conscious mom, make her a delightfully green matcha smoothie bowl.

7. Grapefruit mimosa

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It is a day of celebration; why not upgrade your mimosa with this grapefruit and sage version?

8. Yogurt parfait in a jar

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It’s portable, adorable and so pretty! Start off Mother’s Day with a protein-packed yogurt parfait. Frozen berries and store-bought granola make this breakfast super easy to assemble.

9. Egg in a hole

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Egg and toast unite in this breakfast classic. Add a special note or poem for mom on your breakfast tray!

10. Breakfast tacos

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Nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like tacos, especially breakfast tacos! Add mom’s favorite taco fixings to this easy breakfast dish.

11. Kale and smoked salmon frittata

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Kale, smoked salmon and cottage cheese make this luxe frittata healthy too! A one pan dish that’s easy to make and clean up, so you can go out and enjoy the day with mom.

12. Perfect iced coffee

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Perhaps most important of all - the coffee. Make mom the perfect glass of iced coffee. Serve in a mason jar for extra cute points.

Don’t forget the presentation!

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JCPenney has a great selection of tray tables which make serving (and eating) breakfast in bed easy. Cover the tray with a pretty kitchen towel to make the presentation feel even more special.

This post is sponsored by JCPenney.

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