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What to Cook Mama on Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is just around the corner. How are you going to spoil your mama this year? 

40 Mother's Day Recipe - Give mom the best gift ever, a homecooked meal she doesn't have to make! #mothersday #recipes

Gifts and massages are nice, but what mama really wants is a nice home cooked meal… preferably one that she doesn’t have to make or clean up!

If you plan to cook for your mom this Mother’s Day, here are some ideas that will make her meal special.

Mother’s Day Recipes…

Breakfast or Brunch

Almond Joy Granola Parfaits

Carrot Ginger Pineapple Muffins

Potato Latkes with Spicy Dill Sauce

Creamy Avocado Deviled Eggs

Honey Goat Cheese Tarts

Yogurt Vanilla Bean Waffles

Savory Waffle Sandwiches

Raspberry Sticky Buns

Savory Breakfast Scones

Nutella Zucchini Muffins

Wild Mushrooms Frittata


Brown Butter Halibut with Orzo and Mushroom Broth

Mini Chicken Pot Pies

Crab and Gnocchi Gratin

Spicy Garlic Lime Salmon

Chicken Gyro Salad

Brown Sugar Brandy Glazed Ham

Moroccan Grilled Lamb Chops with Tahini Mint Pesto

Salmon with Pink Peppercorn Sauce

Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Red Pepper Puree

Roasted Honey Orange Chicken

Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Pasta

Lobster Fra Diavolo

Homemade Lasagna with a Secret Ingredient

Cocktails for Mom

Indian Summer

Mint Julep

Watermelon Bramble

Lavender Meyer Lemon Tom Collins

Raspberry Basil Mojitos


Affogato al Cafe

Neapolitan Cupcakes

Classic Chess Pie

Angel Food Cake with Balsamic Berries

Coconut Cream Pie

Peaches and Cream Bundt Cake

Chocolate Banana Coconut Cake

Blackberry Bread Pudding

Espresso Pots de Creme

Fresh Strawberry Pistachio Crumble

Blackberry Bourbon Shortcakes

Love you mom! Hope your special day is relaxing, no one argues, and the house remains completely clean the entire day.

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3 comments on “What to Cook Mama on Mother’s Day”

  1. So many good options!! Love this list!

  2. Wonderful recipe roundup for Mom’s Day, Sommer! Thank you for sharing. Pinning!

  3. Thank you for these reach selections. Especially liked the Espresso Pots de Creme. :)