Breakfast-in-Bed Recipes for Mother’s Day

Jun 14, 2022 | Food

It’s one of the Mother’s Day traditions we love most – brekky in bed! Because let’s face it, cooking a delicious meal for someone really is one of the truest forms of love.

So here are four calorie-friendly and super tasty breakfasts you can make for mum, whether she’s a sweet tooth or a savoury fan.

To all the mums out there, we hope you have the most beautiful day surrounded by your loved ones – and that they whip you up one of these delicious treats! 

Smoked Salmon, Avocado & Caper Bruschetta

322 calories per serve


  • 1 sourdough slice (60g)
  • 50g avocado
  • 10g baby spinach
  • 10g red onion
  • 60g smoked salmon
  • 5g baby capers
  • 1 lemon wedge


1. Toast bread to your liking. Transfer to a plate.
2. Slice avocado and onion (if using). Layer all ingredients on top of toast. Season with salt and pepper.

Gooey Nutella & Raspberry French Toast

382 calories per serve


  • 2 slices Buttercup Country Split Bread
  • 1 egg
  • 5ml vanilla essence
  • 30g Nutella
  • 50g raspberries
  • 15ml sugar-free maple syrup


1. Spread Nutella on one slice of bread and top with the raspberries. Place the remaining slice of bread on top to make a sandwich.

2. Whisk egg and vanilla essence in a shallow bowl. Dip both sides of the sandwich in the egg mixture.

3. Place in a sandwich press and cook until golden. Slice in half and drizzle with maple syrup.

Pesto Egg Breakfast Muffins

250 calories per serve (two muffins)


  • 2 x whole egg
  • 1 x egg white
  • 30mL skim milk
  • 15g Leggo’s Basil Pesto
  • 20g Woolworths Baby Spinach & Rocket
  • 40g cherry tomato
  • 20g Danish feta cheese
  • 5g fresh chives


1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celcius.

2. In a large bowl, add the eggs, milk, pesto and whisk until well combined. Add the other ingredients listed and stir through.

3. Pour the egg mix into a non-stick and lined muffin tray and cook for 15-20 minutes or until cooked through. Can be served warm or cold.

Apple Crumble Oats

369 calories per serve


  • 50g Uncle Tobys Traditional Oats
  • 200mLs unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 5g shredded coconut
  • 5g cinnamon
  • 20g raisins
  • 80g Woolworths Apple Slices Pie Fruit
  • 20mLs Queen Sugar Free Apple & Cinnamon Maple Flavoured Syrup


1. Combine oats and milk and prepare according to packet instructions.

2. Top with the remaining ingredients and enjoy warm.