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Mmm, 12 delicious brunch ideas for Mother's Day

This year for Mother's Day, serve up these tasty (and easy) brunch recipes.

Poached eggs in a red wine sauce: If your mother has a taste for wine, surprise her with this easy-to-make gourmet brunch with perfectly poached eggs smothered in a red wine reduction – it's bound to impress even the most critical of mothers.

Honeyed orange salad with yogurt and pistachios: For a lighter option, try this fruit salad that is tangy yet sweet and can even be served as a dessert.

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Bacon and spinach strata: Make this delicious, hearty dish for your mom the night before and pop it in the oven for an easy brunch in the late morning. So good, it'll even be dad-approved!

Quinoa and eggplant 'sandwich': Join the quinoa craze with this not-really-a-sandwich sandwich.

Cheesy oatmeal scones: Make these yummy scones as a side for a traditional bacon-and-eggs breakfast for mom. They taste even better as leftovers.

Apple and cheddar stuffed French toast:  An unexpected twist on a classic brunch – wow mom with this stuffed dish that will have her asking for the recipe.

Brie and bacon quiche: Serve a slice of this delicious, fluffy quiche with a garden salad or home-style potatoes. It's an easy recipe that looks and tastes gourmet.

Summer berry crepes: Impress mom with these sweet crepes (they're easier to make than you think!).

Roasted asparagus, fennel and avocado salad: This dish will satisfy any avocado-loving mom and it's hearty enough to eat on its own.

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Pear and brie flatbread: This salty, sweet and creamy dish makes a great appetizer.

Chocolate cherry tartlets: For mothers with a sweet tooth, try this easy dessert that can be served with coffee or after a savoury lunch. These tiny tartlets have the perfect mix of rich chocolate and sweet cherry flavours.

The ultimate, gooey grilled cheese: Serve up some grilled cheese sandwiches just like mom did for you. Add jalapenos or bacon to put a spin on this cult classic.

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