25 Mother’s Day Recipes

May 9, 2023

Whether someone is cooking for you, you’re treating yourself or making tasty bites for some mama friends, these Mother’s Day Recipes will give you lots of inspiration.

I’m hoping you immediately forwarded this post to someone in your life to remind them you’re not cooking this Sunday! On the other hand, if your mother is coming over, hopefully it will give you tons of mouthwatering recipe ideas you can make to celebrate Mother’s Day with her. These 20 Mother’s Day recipes will keep all the ladies in your life glowing, filling everyone’s bellies with happiness, while also being simple to whip up.

I love being surprised in bed by the kids with a tray full of delicious bites on Mother’s Day. Every year is different, but some of the inspiration for a few of these recipes came from the kids and their creations over the years! A few of my faves are Avocado Toast, Heart Parfaits and Waffle French Toast. Happy Mother’s Day to all the mamas out there who are always doing so much for others!

Mother’s Day Recipes for Breakfast

Pin Avocado Toast Avocado Toast is simple yet special. Especially when made by someone you love! My kids get excited to add tons of special toppings. View RecipePin Waffle French Toast Waffle French Toast is super easy to make and turns out really beautifully. Top with some whipped cream and fresh berries for an extra special Mother’s Day breakfast. View RecipePin Blackberry Orange Puffy Pancake This puffy pancake is so much fun for kids to watch puff up in the oven. My kids have made this one for me a few years and it’s always delicious! View RecipePin Mexican Egg & Cheese Quesadilla Mexican Egg and Cheese Quesadillas are a great, healthy breakfast to get your day started on the right foot! My family is obsessed and I know yours will be too. View RecipePin Baked Blueberry Doughnuts Fresh baked Blueberry Donuts? A dream to wake up to on Mother’s Day! These tasty treats are downright delicious! View RecipePin Cottage Cheese Pancakes The pancakes are our favorite ones to make. They totally delicious and even better topped with maple syrup and some fresh berries! View RecipePin Simple Breakfast Flatbread This recipe is good for the mama’s with little kids. Even small hands can make this recipe! It’s cute for it to not be perfect too! View Recipe

Recipes for Brunch or Lunch

Pin Caprese Quiche Caprese Quiche is a total showstopper and much easier to make than you would imagine. View RecipePin Summer Garden Salad This salad is light and refreshing! The perfect dish to add to your Mother’s Day lunch menu. Added bonus, it’s gorgeous! View RecipePin Red Bell Pepper Hummus Tons of veggies ready to dip in this delicious Red Bell Pepper Hummus is a mama’s dream! This is another easy one that your kids could help make too! View RecipePin California Style Cauliflower Rice and Beans This dish is filling yet surprisingly light. All the flavors meld together and make an absolutely delicious side or main dish for Mother’s Day. View RecipePin Summer Pasta Salad Who doesn’t love a fresh Pasta Salad. I know I do! This is another easy recipe that anyone could whip up for the mama in their life. View RecipePin Heirloom Tomato Salad Heirloom Tomato Salad is one of our go-to recipe when these bright beautiful tomatoes are in season. It’s fresh and delicious!  View RecipePin Sugar Snap Pea and Asparagus Saute This Sugar Snap Pea and Asparagus Sauté is a simple, fresh side dish that can be ready in no time. View Recipe

Mother’s Day Recipes for Dinner

Pin Pasta Mama I mean… this one has “mama” in the name! It might be a must make for Mother’s Day. Pasta Mama is an easy, vegetarian dish that can be made in under 20 minutes. View RecipePin Stir-Fried Chicken in Lettuce Cups These lettuce cups are crunchy and fresh. In combination with the stir-fried chicken with herbs and a slightly sweet sauce it’s really something special. View RecipePin Hemp Seed Pesto Pasta Sometimes a simple pasta with pesto does the trick! This nut-free pesto is perfect for moms who may have a nut allergy! View RecipePin Sweet and Spiced Chicken Sweet and Spiced Chicken is full of flavor and absolutely delicious. Pair this with the Cauliflower Rice or Asparagus Saute above for a perfect Mother’s Day dinner. View RecipePin Vegetarian Lo Mein If you love takeout, but want something homemade, this Vegetarian Lo Mein is a winner! Filling, nutritious and oh so tasty. View RecipePin Southern Style Pork Tenderloin One of my favorite recipes of all time. This pork tenderloin is perfectly marinated and a great entree for someone to throw on the grill for Mother’s Day dinner. View Recipe

Mother’s Day Desserts

Pin Berry Heart Parfaits Cut strawberries into the shape of a heart to show your mom how much you love her this Mother’s Day! View RecipePin Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites These little bites are absolutely addictive. Plus its a fun activity for kids to get involved in the kitchen making something for the mom in their life! View RecipePin Banana Cottage Cheese Honey Spread Another simple recipe that packs so much flavor! It’s so easy to make and looks beautiful spread on a piece of toast and topped with fresh fruit! View RecipePin Frozen Yogurt Bark 3 Ways This is a healthy but tasty dessert. Fresh fruit and yogurt make a perfect combination for a Mother’s Day treat. View RecipePin Skillet Mexican Brownie This fudgy and chocolatey Skillet Mexican Brownie is so decadent and delicious after one bite you’ll be asking for more! View RecipePin The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies One of my favorite desserts is a tried and true, perfectly baked Chocolate Chip Cookie. It’s hard to beat this recipe! View Recipe

Hope you have a beautiful mother’s day being celebrated and/or celebrating the mom in your life. Happy Mother’s Day! Let me know what you think of this roundup in the comments! Then, tag me on social media if you make any of these recipes for your mom this weekend!

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