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May 02

Lightened Up Brunch Recipe Roundup

Lightened Up Brunch Recipe Roundup

With Mother’s Day approaching, I know a lot of you are looking for tasty brunch recipes to show mom you care, so I put together this Lightened Up Brunch Recipe Roundup! You can treat your mom to a delicious homemade brunch while sticking to your healthy eating plan, and these lightened up, Weight Watchers-friendly recipes are a great place to start. This is a great post to bookmark and refer back to for other brunchy occasions like Easter, Christmas, Father’s Day, Bridal or Baby showers, when you have guests staying at your house, or just whenever you want to make brunch – who needs a special reason?

I split the recipes into a few categories below so it’s easy to find what you’re looking for and create a good balance. There’s some breakfast, some lunch, some sweet, some savory and of course, some desserts. I will try to update this at least once a year (if not more often) with new recipes to keep it fresh. Of course, there are tons of other recipes on my site, so if you want to peruse the entire list, check out my recipe index for more categories (including a full recipe listing under “all recipes”).

Lightened Up Savory Breakfast Recipes

Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Quiche

Sausage Apple Cheddar Frittata

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Pastries

Ham & Cheese Egg Cups

Butternut Squash Autumn Frittata

Corn and Zucchini Summer Frittata

Bubble Up Breakfast Casserole

Spicy Sausage Pancake Bake

Sausage and Stuffing Brunch Bake

Sausage Egg and Cheese Hash Brown Cups

Bacon, Egg and Cheese Biscuit Cups

Strawberry Avocado Toast Flats


Lightened Up Sweet Breakfast Recipes

Berry French Toast Muffins

Raspberry Peach Baked Oatmeal Singles

Orange Cranberry Baked Oatmeal Singles

Roasted Grape Cheese Tarts

Peaches and Cream Flats

Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal Singles

Apple Streusel French Toast Muffins

Cheesy Cinnamon Baked Pears

Pear Gingerbread Baked Oatmeal Singles

Silver Dollar Banana Pancakes

Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Singles

Pumpkin Chocolate Baked Oatmeal Singles

Blueberry Pancakes

Carrot Cake Doughnuts

Mini Dutch Baby Pancakes

Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Singles

Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes

Banana Pancake Bites

Banana Chocolate Baked Oatmeal Singles

Baked Blueberry Peach Oatmeal

Fruit Pizza Flats


Lightened Up Soup Recipes

 Sausage and Tortellini Tomato Soup

Buffalo Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup

Zuppa Toscana

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Italian Wedding Soup

The Best Turkey Chili

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Cheeseburger Soup

Spaghetti and Meatball Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

White Chicken Chili


Lightened Up Salad Recipes

Greek Chicken Quinoa Salad

Mom’s Easy Egg Salad

Honey Mint Citrus Salad

Avocado BLT Pasta Salad

Strawberry Quinoa Salad

Roasted Beet Salad

Broccoli Salad

Taco Chicken Salad

Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

Hummus Chicken Salad

Greek Orzo Pasta Salad


Lightened Up Sandwiches, Wraps and Handheld Recipes

 Pear Prosciutto Pizza

Open-Faced Greek Steak Sandwiches

Cheesy BLT Crostini

Apple Cheddar Turkey Wraps

Greek Chicken Tacos

Strawberry Balsamic Bruschetta

Maple Bacon Breakfast Wraps

Black and Blue Steak Wraps

Ham and Cheese Twists

Spicy Southwest Chicken Wraps

Greek Snack Flats

Grilled Brie and Pear Sandwiches

California Club Sandwiches

Pepperoni Pull-Apart Muffins

Reuben Wonton Cupcakes

Turkey Club Wonton Cupcakes

French Dip Wontons

Taco Wonton Cupcakes

Buffalo Chicken Pinwheel Wraps

Cheesy Apple Walnut Bruschetta

Caprese Tarts

Caprese Wonton Bites


Lightened Up Dessert Recipes

 Blueberry Cheesecake Rolls

Apple Cinnamon Cheesecake Cups

Pecan Pie Bites

Mixed Berry Mini Tarts

Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Cups

Cannoli Dip

Roasted Strawberry, Brie and Chocolate Mini Tarts

Key Lime Cheescake Cups

Mini Cinnamon Apple Tarts

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Bumbleberry Crumble

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Chocolate Chip Cannoli Cups

Chocolate Fruit Dip

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Thank you so much for cooking along with me! I hope you enjoy your special (or not-so-special) brunch occasions and that this collection of recipes helps get you started. Happy brunching!

3 comments on “Lightened Up Brunch Recipe Roundup”

  1. Thanks for consolidating all these recipes into one article! I was just searching for Mom’s day brunch recipes and landed here. Going to make the Berry French Toast Muffins, and possibly the beet salad. i appreciate the ww points too!

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    Thanks you,
    Vickie Mauro

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