Motherhood is a full-time job with responsibilities that range from caretaker to home chef, which is why Mother’s Day is hardly enough time to thank the mothers in our lives for everything they do. Making the day memorable is certainly a good start, and there are plenty of ways to do just that. For instance, assemble an assortment of homemade dishes and beverages for a celebratory brunch.

Here are some delicious ideas on how to make mom really feel appreciated.  Start off with a special toast to honor mom with a refreshing mocktail, cocktail or freshly-made juice.  Then dive into decadent waffles or pancakes that you can top with homemade berry syrup or a creamy chocolate hazelnut spread.  For a lighter option, whip up a breakfast smoothie bowl instead.  Any of the following recipes would make a great addition to your brunch spread: