Think Mediterranean Diet, Green and Greek for Mother’s Day Brunch!

It’s Mediterranean Diet Month, and what better way to celebrate than with a delicious and healthy Mother’s Day brunch? This year, why not treat mom to a spread of vibrant, flavorful dishes that showcase the best of the Mediterranean diet?

Celebrate Mediterranean Diet Month with a Greek-Inspired Brunch

The Mediterranean diet is renowned for its emphasis on fresh, plant-based foods, healthy fats, and a focus on whole, unprocessed ingredients. This Mother’s Day, you can bring the flavors of the Mediterranean to your brunch table with a selection of recipes that are not only delicious but also nutritious.

SpanakopitaSpanakopita for a Mediterranean Diet Mother’s Day Delight

Start with a classic spanakopita, a savory spinach and feta pie that’s a staple in Greek cuisine. This classic spanakopita recipe from Diane Kochilas is a true crowd-pleaser, with its flaky phyllo dough and creamy, herb-infused filling.

Spanakopita Souffle fresh from the oven

Baked spinach feta souffle

Spanakopita Soufflé: A Lighter Take on a Favorite Greek Recipe

For a lighter, airier take on spanakopita, try the spanakopita soufflé, also from Diane Kochilas. This dish combines the classic flavors of spinach and feta with the airy, fluffy texture of a soufflé, making it a perfect addition to your Mother’s Day brunch.

Zucchini pattiesZucchini Patties: Savory Pancakes with a Mediterranean Twist

If you’re looking for something a little more savory, consider the zucchini patties with corn and herbs. These delightful “savory pancakes” are packed with fresh vegetables and herbs, making them a healthy and delicious option for your brunch menu.

Asparagus Strawberry Salad

Healthy asparagus salad with strawberries

Asparagus Strawberry Salad: A Seasonal Inspired Greek Salad for Mother’s Day

For a refreshing and seasonal side, the asparagus strawberry salad is a must-try. The combination of crisp asparagus, sweet strawberries, and a light vinaigrette makes for a vibrant and flavorful addition to your brunch spread.

Healthy kiwi, banana, coconut parfait in a mason jar on a rustic wood background

A Healthy Mediterranean Diet Dessert for Mom: Kiwi Banana Coconut Yogurt Parfait 

And for a light and easy dessert, the kiwi banana coconut yogurt parfait is a perfect way to end your Mediterranean-inspired Mother’s Day brunch. The Greek yogurt, fresh fruit, and crunchy coconut topping create a delicious and healthy treat that mom is sure to love.So this Mother’s Day, celebrate the Mediterranean diet and the special women in your life with a brunch that’s both delicious and nutritious. These recipes are sure to impress and delight, and they’ll have your family thinking “green” and “Greek” all throughout the day