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Tasty Breakfast Ideas for Mother's Day

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Mother's Day breakfast

Mothers deserve to be spoilt every day, which is why Mothering Sunday is the day to show whoever you call ‘mum’ just how much you appreciate them. We have put together a handy guide to the most faultless breakfast ideas for Mother’s Day so that you can show who you call ‘mum’ and how much they mean to you.

9 Mother's Day breakfast recipes

We wanted to help you make the start of Mother’s Day one to remember and to make it even more special, these recipes all contain one or some of our tasty cereals.

2. Delightful Chocolate Waffles

Chocolate waffles are a great way to show your mum just how much you care for them. Nothing quite hits the spot like waffles. Our NESQUIK® cereal waffles are crisp, soft and chocolatey enabling your mum to start her day off the right way.
Why not add a little extra layer of flavour to your waffles, by sprinkling some of your mum’s favourite Nestlé Cereal over the top, with some tasty fruits and a layer of warm syrup?


3. Avocado on toast, with a twist!

There sometimes is nothing better than freshly made avocado on toast with a runny egg. Take this Mother’s Day breakfast to the next level by adding some crushed GO FREE® Cornflakes for some extra crunch.
Watch a huge smile stretched across your mum’s face as she takes her first bite of this delicious GO FREE® Avocado and Thai seeded toast breakfast, made with love, with delightful ingredients! 

5. Overnight Cereal Porridge

This is a great Mother’s Day breakfast that can be prepared the night before, so you can focus on making the morning as special as possible. Overnight oats are velvety smooth and what makes these overnight cereal oats even more special, is that they contain the nation’s favourite little O’s, CHEERIOS® Honey

They are incredibly easy to make, just simply add all the ingredients in a blender and process them until smooth, add some extra honey for a little extra taste if needed.
Then place the combined ingredients in a glass jar with an extra sprinkle of CHEERIOS® on top for an added crunch. Pop in the fridge, and serve with a freshly brewed cup of tea or coffee in the morning! 

Vegan Mother's Day breakfast ideas

If you are in need of some great Mother’s Day vegan breakfast ideas, then you have come to the right place! Whether your mum follows a completely plant-based diet or is choosing to eat less dairy, these vegan breakfast ideas are a great breakfast option for your mother on her special day.


6. Homemade acai bowl

This may seem like a complicated Mother’s Day breakfast, however, by utilising the spare time you have the night before, acai bowls are simple and quick to make. Acai bowls have recently become quite a popular breakfast choice, for their beauty and flavour. 

They can be a great way to add fruit and vegetables to your breakfast in a tasty way. Acai bowls are good-looking and flavoursome and are guaranteed to put a smile on your mother’s face this Mothering Sunday.
Our CHEERIOS® Blueberry and Banana Smoothie is a yummy base for your acai bowl! 


7. Vegan breakfast bars

These vegan bars are tasty and full of yummy berry flavours. They are also easy to make for Mother’s Day too. All you need is some orange or apple juice, jumbo rolled oats, crumbled SHREDDED WHEAT Original® biscuit, hazelnuts & almonds, dried apricots, raisins, and some sunflower seeds. 

Once made, and contained well, these bars can last a little while and still have a fresh and fruity taste.

Gluten-free Mother’s Day breakfast ideas

We also have Mother’s Day recipes for those mums who follow a gluten-free diet. It can be tricky to find an interesting and tasty gluten-free Mother’s Day breakfast. So, we have put together a list of gluten-free breakfast ideas fit for Mothering Sunday.

8. Gluten-free berry oatmeal muesli 

Set your mother's morning off right with gluten-free muesli. This is a breakfast that will need to be put together the night before. Simply heat the oven and spread some walnuts, GO FREE® Honey or Plain Cornflakes cereal and oats onto a baking tray. In a small bowl mix some honey and buttery baking spread and then drizzle over your cereal mixture.

Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, stir halfway through. Pop the muesli in a serving bowl with a good topping of fresh fruits and a drizzle of honey, and you have yourself some tasty berry oatmeal muesli.

9. Gluten-free muffins

These muffins make a great Mother’s Day breakfast. They are a great twist to our SHREDDIES® oat and carrot muffins! Easy to make and quick to bake, these muffins could not be simpler. In a mixing bowl add your buttermilk, melted buttery baking spread, lemon juice, and eggs, then combine. Set the mixture aside.
In another mixing bowl, place your flour, crushed MULTIGRAIN CHEERIOS®, baking powder, baking soda, salt, granulated sugar, and then combine.

Add your wet ingredients to your dry until combined, the batter will be thick and soft. Gently fold the berries and the rest of the ingredients together. Once complete, add to your muffin tray, and bake for 10 minutes.
Serve these tasty muffins with your mum’s favourite juice, add a little flower to the tray too and carry it up to bed for her special day!

Other tasty ideas to make for Mother’s Day

There are a few great ideas that we have created with our tasty cereals that would break up the day nicely as a little mid-day-tasty for your mum on Mother’s Day.



This SHREDDED WHEAT® simnel loaf is a tasty mixture of a hot cross bun and banana bread, and contains our famous and much-loved SHREDDED WHEAT® Original big biscuit. The Simnel loaf was originally made for the fourth Sunday in lent, which is known as Laetare Sunday.
So, if you want to add a little spice and flavour to your mum’s afternoon tea, this loaf is the yummy match. Easy to make, a traditional choice, and serving 10, this loaf can be served well beyond Mother’s Day too! 

Mother’s Day is all about appreciating and showing the love you have for the person you call ‘mum’ in a way that they can remember. And what better way to do that than with some of our delicious recipe ideas, that all incorporate our tasty cereals? We can’t think of any better way to do just that!
If you want to get some more recipe ideas of other occasions, take a look at our article all about on-the-go breakfast ideas, for those days that are a bit busier than others.