6 Trader Joe’s Essentials for Mother’s Day Brunch

Who doesn’t love brunch? Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re still figuring out how to celebrate, brunch at home is the perfect way to make your mom feel special and cared for. The best? Brunch doesn’t have to be complicated to be fun, especially if you let Customer Joe do some of the work for you.

Hosting and cooking for your loved ones can be daunting—even more so if you don’t consider yourself a cook (speaking from experience here). And believe it or not, you can serve up brunch without any extras, thanks to Trader Joe’s. These Joe’s brunch items are easy to prepare, affordable, and super delicious, so you’ll have more time to spend with mom, instead of being stuck in the kitchen all day. Read on for a crazy Mother’s Day brunch menu, including some extras to make sure the vibe is right, courtesy of Trader Joe’s.

1. Quiche Lorraine with Mixed Mushrooms and Vegetable Quiche

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Instead of scrambling a bunch of eggs, serve a quiche instead. Trader Joe’s has a few quiches to choose from, and all you have to do is heat them up in the oven, so they won’t be easy to prepare. The mushroom and spinach quiche mix is ​​individually sized, so I recommend getting one for each guest. Trader Joe’s also has a large quiche Lorraine, which serves three. To make sure your presentation is on point, serve small quiches on a plate, or place a larger quiche Lorraine on a cake plate for serving.

2. Jumbo cinnamon pops

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Having something delicious to pair with your delicious food at brunch is most important IMO, so a variety of pastries is essential. No one can resist cinnamon rolls, so be sure to grab a tube (or two!) of these for your Mother’s Day brunch. Try to time your cinnamon rolls out of the oven a few minutes before your guests arrive. That way, your house will smell good, and you can serve them as a snack before the main meal.

3. The pork is well drawn

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Bread is not complete without bacon. But cooking bacon on the stovetop can be dangerous, and your oven can be used for quiche and cinnamon rolls. Trader Joe’s to the rescue! This perfectly cooked pork comes with a handle, with little to no mess at all, and the pork is delicious. You can heat it on the stove, or for a quick option, wrap them in paper towels and put them in the microwave. This bacon will save time and take some stress out of you in the kitchen, and no one will be able to tell the difference.

4. Fresh fruit

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Quiche, bacon, and cinnamon come out delicious, but you’ll need something to add a little heat to an otherwise heavy meal. Fruit salad with strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries is especially delicious and easy to put together, since you only have to cut the strawberries. Just be sure to toss the salad with all the tomatoes except the raspberries, and put them on top of the last one so they don’t burn!

5. Flowers

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The flowers at Trader Joe’s are not to be missed. Don’t forget to pick up a bouquet for Mom, as well as any flowers you may need for your table. Tulips are always a great choice for spring, and Trader Joe’s usually has standard tulips and peony tulips available this time of year. Peony tulips have many petals, while standard tulips have only one, making the flower stronger. Both are great choices, both for a centerpiece or as a gift!

6. Mother’s Day Cards

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Don’t miss Trader Joe’s sweet and easy Mother’s Day cards. The greeting card section is usually kept in a section or by the register, so you will need to look around to find it. The cards are only 99 cents and most of them are blank, so you’ll have plenty of room to write your own message.

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