19 best brunch recipes


Here’s to the weekend and nice, leisurely meals. With everything from sweet to savoury, we’ve got all the recipes you need to get the brunch party started.

french toast casserole in a dish
tofu scramble with squash, tortilla and avocado slices
Toast with poached egg
cinnamon bun with salted caramel
jars of parfait with cherries
hot cross buns on a plate with chocolate eggs
breakfast sandwich with egg, bacon and cheese

Glowing Rainbow Smoothie Bowl

Kids love this smoothie bowl, and you can get them involved in its preparation by asking them to help choose and add toppings! Get the recipe: Glowing Rainbow Smoothie Bowl

Baked French Toast Casserole with Streusel

Here's a make-ahead dish with all the tasty flavours of French toast. If you want to take this to the next level, grab some whipped cream and maple syrup. Get the recipe: Baked French Toast Casserole with Streusel

Yellow Squash Turmeric Tofu Scramble

Tofu acts as a flavour sponge, so it needs a bunch of seasoning to really shine. In this recipe, cumin and turmeric add flavour, Dijon mustard adds a necessary “eggy” taste, and the almond milk–nutritional yeast mixture makes it more like a creamy, soft scramble. Get the recipe: Yellow Squash Turmeric Tofu Scramble

Poached Egg On Maple Roasted Squash With Hollandaise

Take your brunch game up a notch wth a smear of maple-roasted butternut squash, a poached egg and a healthy dollop of hollandaise sauce. Yep, you've won this round. Get the recipe: Poached Egg on Maple Roasted Squash with Hollandaise

Salted Caramel Buns

There is something so incredibly decadent about the union of sweet and salty. In this recipe, it is best to use a coarse sea salt. The visual effect is nearly as wonderful as the tasting experience. Get the recipe: Salted Caramel Buns

Cherry Pie Chia Parfaits

Creamy chia pudding, jammy tart cherries, and a crunchy granola topping are great as a midday snack or an after-dinner treat. Get the recipe: Cherry Pie Chia Parfaits

Hot Cross Buns

Making your own hot cross buns is no sweat. Round up the littles and conquer this baking project together. Get the recipe: Hot Cross Buns

The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

The heart wants what the heart wants, and sometimes that's a greasy DIY breakfast sandwich with all the fixings. Here’s a faster, more compact version that’s easier to pull off on a rushed weekday morning. Get the recipe: The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

Two-Bite Frittatas

Not only are single serving frittatas a handy way to nibble protein and veggies—they’re perfect for toddlers as well. Get the recipe: Two-Bite Frittatas

Sourdough French Toast With Chantilly Cream And Berries

Is French toast the perfect brunch item? All signs point to yes. Take it one step further with homemade whipped cream and a raspberry puree. Get the recipe: Sourdough French Toast With Chantilly Cream And Berries

Triple Coconut Breakfast Muffins

Loaded with protein, and not too much sugar, these bakery-style muffins are a perfect grab-and-go choice but also a great accompaniment to your brunch spread. Get the recipe: Triple Coconut Breakfast Muffins

BROCCOLINI FRITTATA WITH CRISPY POTATO CRUST

Perfect for brunch or dinner, this eggy, gluten-free frittata swaps its typical pastry base for a crispy potato bottom. Get the recipe: Broccolini Frittata With Crispy Potato Crust

SLOW SALMON WITH CITRUS AND HERB SALAD

Slowly roasting an already fatty fish in even more luxurious fat (here, olive oil) makes it nearly impossible to overcook; plus, you can flavour that oil with whatever you fancy: spices, herbs, citrus, chiles, which will flavour the salmon, which is why you’re here. Get the recipe: Slow Salmon With Citrus And Herb Salad

PIZZA BEANS

Perfect for a crowd but worthy of the effort of a meal at home, these are the beans of your dreams. Delicious, tomatoey, packed with veggies (we see you, kale) and a healthy dose of melty cheese, pizza beans for life! Get the recipe: Pizza Beans

SCONES WITH CURRANTS AND HONEY

These scones are perfectly moist and crumbly. Made with healthy oats as the base, they're packin' honey and a handful of currants to up the ante on each perfectly chewy bite. Get the recipe: Scones With Currants And Honey

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER AND HUMMUS FLATBREAD PIZZA

There's nothing to be mad about when it comes to this easy-peasy pizza. Hummus takes the place of a traditional red sauce and feta fills in for the mozzarella. Naan or pita make the effortless base, so you're not fussed. Get the recipe: Roasted Cauliflower And Hummus Flatbread Pizza

BROCCOLI AND CHEESE PATTIES

Your kids are going to think of broccoli in a whole new way once they try these cheesy patties. Welcome them with open arms to the brunch spread. We won't even judge you for including a dollop of ketchup. Get the recipe: Broccoli And Cheese Patties

PUFFED APPLE PANCAKE

A crisp, puffed pancake filled with sauteed apples makes you the champion of brunch. Don't just save this baby for holidays, it's weekend-ready. Get the recipe: Puffed Apple Pancake

CHERRY CLAFOUTIS

This French dessert is a cross between pancake and pudding. It’s traditionally made with cherries, but feel free to swap berries, peaches, plums, apricots or even sautéed apples. Get the recipe: Cherry Clafoutis
Glowing Rainbow Smoothie Bowl
Baked French Toast Casserole with Streusel
Yellow Squash Turmeric Tofu Scramble
Poached Egg On Maple Roasted Squash With Hollandaise
Salted Caramel Buns
Cherry Pie Chia Parfaits
Hot Cross Buns
The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich
Two-Bite Frittatas
Sourdough French Toast With Chantilly Cream And Berries
Triple Coconut Breakfast Muffins
BROCCOLINI FRITTATA WITH CRISPY POTATO CRUST
SLOW SALMON WITH CITRUS AND HERB SALAD
PIZZA BEANS
SCONES WITH CURRANTS AND HONEY
ROASTED CAULIFLOWER AND HUMMUS FLATBREAD PIZZA
BROCCOLI AND CHEESE PATTIES
PUFFED APPLE PANCAKE
CHERRY CLAFOUTIS

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