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3 Mother's Day Breakfast-in-Bed Ideas to Make Mom Feel Like a Queen

By Penelope Wall, April 27, 2017 - 9:14am

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I'm a working mother of two kids under 5. What do I want for Mother's Day? Breakfast in bed. I want to sleep in till 7 (gasp!). I want my hubby to bring me a cup of coffee and that stack of magazines I've been meaning to read for months years. And I want my family to make me breakfast while I sit lazily in the comfort of that lovely piece of furniture that doesn't see enough of me: bed.

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Dads, husbands, children: let me make this easy for you! Your wife/mom/mother-of-your-children probably wants breakfast in bed too. Even if she doesn't, she will not argue with being waited on hand and foot for an hour or two.

Need some recipe ideas? Here are three Mother's Day breakfast-in-bed menus below—from super-easy to super-impressive. As a mom, I can tell you, I would be delighted to receive any of these delicious trays and a little time to myself. But to be honest, I would even be happy with just coffee and toast. So, don't stress out, just have fun and celebrate Mom for everything that she does to feed you, keep you healthy, safe and happy. This is her day, take care of your queen!

Beginner: So Easy, the Kids Can Help

Breakfast in Bed Menu

This easy Mother's day breakfast menu is a great one to make with kids. The pound cake is super simple (and takes just one bowl). Bake it up the day before, so all you have to do the morning of is brew the coffee and cut up the fruit. Don't want to keep Mom waiting too long!

One-Bowl Blueberry Ricotta Pound Cake

Strawberry Fruit Salad

Coffee—just the way she likes it.

Intermediate: Take It Up a Notch

Breakfast in Bed Menu

This menu will take a little more time, so bring her some coffee and a book or magazine to read in bed while she waits for the feast to come together.

Very Berry Fruit Salad

Banana-Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Sunrise Bellinis

Advanced: Knock Her Socks Off

Breakfast in Bed Menu

This menu takes some skill, but if you can pull it off, you're really going to impress her!

Asparagus Salad Topped with Poached Eggs

Bloody Mary with Shrimp

Crusty bread

Hint: If you've never poached an egg before, try this no-fail egg poaching technique with step-by-step photos!

Watch How to Make the Pound Cake:

TAGS: Penelope Wall, Food Blog, Breakfast, Holidays

Penelope Wall
Penelope is Senior Digital Editor for EatingWell.

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