Mother’s Day Menu
Let’s show Mom just how much you care for her with 35 of the best recipe ideas in this Mother’s Day Menu! You’ll find everything you need to make her day extra special!
Delicious homemade food is my favorite way to show someone how much I appreciate them. From breakfast or brunch to dinner ideas and desserts, this Mother’s Day Menu is guaranteed to make Mom feel so loved and put a huge smile on her face!
Mother’s Day Menu
breakfast and brunch
Let’s start the Mother’s Day celebrating with an amazing breakfast or brunch! Here are my top picks:
One of my all-time favorite pancake recipes to complete your Mother’s Day menu! These lemon ricotta pancakes are fluffy, light and bursting with bright lemon flavor!
Totally what brunch dreams are made of. Not only is this quiche super delicious, but it’s easy to make and is great served warm or cold, perfect paired with a green salad or fresh fruit and is a recipe that can be made ahead of time.
Try my sweet potato quiche too!
This buttermilk waffles recipe is easy to make and results in fluffy waffles that are perfectly crisp on the outside, soft on the inside, and filled with the most delicious buttery flavor! The best addition to any breakfast or brunch spread!
These banana oat gluten-free waffles are absolutely delicious too!
Light and tender Mixed Berry Muffins are filled with blueberries, blackberries and strawberries, then they’re topped off with an irresistible streusel topping. A delicious homemade treat that’s perfect for breakfast or after school snacks, and also makes a great addition to Mother’s Day or Easter brunch.
This sausage breakfast casserole is an overnight breakfast casserole made with bread, hearty sausage, eggs and cheese, all baked together to golden brown perfection. This easy breakfast bake is so tasty, it never lasts long in my family. An effortless breakfast or brunch option that’s great for feeding a crowd!
also try my healthy breakfast casserole!
The BEST breakfast treat is this easy Brioche French Toast! It’s made by dipping rich, soft brioche bread in the most delicious homemade orange honey flavored custard. This French toast will make any morning instantly special. A great recipe for a lazy weekend, Christmas morning, birthdays, or anytime you want to make an impressive breakfast the whole family will enjoy!
Serving a crowd? My French toast casserole is perfect!
lunch or dinner!
Mother’s Day continues with tasty appetizers! Here are some of our favorites!
Brie stuffed mushrooms are the ultimate delicious appetizer for any occasion! Not only are these stuffed mushrooms SUPER tasty, this simple recipe makes mushrooms taste so good! Even non-mushroom lovers can’t resist!
My mom’s easy deviled eggs, which also happen to be the BEST deviled eggs coming right up! I know everyone has a favorite deviled egg recipe, but this one is an absolute MUST try. It’s always a crowd pleaser and anytime these are served we always get asked for the recipe. They’re that good!
Delicious and addicting spinach dip is a cool, creamy blend of sour cream, mayo, spinach and seasonings. This recipe is fresh, flavorful and irresistible! My family can’t get enough! Always a crowd-pleaser for potlucks, game day and holidays. Serve this cold dip with crackers, sliced cucumber, bell pepper slices or anything else your heart desires.
Be sure to try our other family-favorite dip, my grandma’s clam dip!
now, onto the mains!
Let’s start with delicious seafood recipes! Impressive, yet easy!
This salmon bowl recipe is filled with fresh flavors and textures and tastes outstanding. You’ve got to try this one! And don’t skip the dill sauce!
This Healthy Seafood Chowder is seriously the best! It’s flavorful, creamy, full of delicious seafood and can be table ready in about 45 minutes! Packed with tender shrimp and fish that are combined in a creamy clam broth with veggies.
best fish tacos (reader favorite!)
This recipe for cod fish tacos is seasoned white fish layered with corn cabbage slaw, a creamy sauce, avocado slices and a squeeze of fresh lime; all tucked inside warm corn tortillas. It’s a crowd-pleasing meal that’s quick, easy, and packed with flavor!
Fire up the grill! This grilled salmon recipe is the best! Fresh wild-caught salmon is coated in a flavorful seasoning blend, then grilled to golden perfection. A super easy, healthy dinner option that will earn you rave reviews! It’s a seafood meal that includes just a few simple ingredients and cooks up in just about 10 minutes.
Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp is the perfect easy pasta dinner recipe. This dish comes together with just 7 simple ingredients and is on your table in 30 minutes or less. Made with shrimp, angel hair pasta, parmesan cheese, ripe tomatoes and basil, Pasta Pomodoro tastes totally fresh, and is perfect for date night or family dinner!
Blackened Salmon with Strawberry Avocado Salsa is a fresh, easy and nutritious dinner that’s quick enough for a busy weeknight, yet elegant enough for entertaining. Just 20 minutes required!
parmesan baked cod (reader favorite!)
Parmesan Baked Cod is mildly flavored cod topped with Parmesan cheese, paprika and parsley, then roasted to tender perfection. A super easy, tasty dinner option that’s quick to make and perfect for busy weeknights! This healthy meal is ready to serve in less than 30 minutes and has amazing reviews!
chicken recipes are always a hit! here are some of our favorites!
Looking for a super delicious, easy, crowd-pleasing dinner recipe? Creamy chicken pasta with incredible southwest flavors coming right up! This southwest chicken alfredo dish combines tender penne noodles, succulent seasoned chicken, taco seasoning, tomatoes, green chilies, and plenty of cheese, all tossed in the most amazing creamy sauce. Even your picky eaters will enjoy this family-friendly dish made with minimal ingredients.
Slow cooker pulled chicken is over-the-top flavorful and guaranteed to be a family favorite! So, grab your crockpot and let’s make some super easy pulled chicken! This pulled chicken recipe is chicken thighs simmered in the slow cooker with a tasty homemade BBQ sauce until tender. Shred the chicken, then serve it piled on toasted Brioche buns with coleslaw, over a salad, stuffed in a baked potato or in a wrap. The options are endless!
Chicken tacos are one of my family’s very favorite meals and these are super simple to make and the end result is always sure to impress! The BEST grilled chicken tacos are made with warm tortillas filled with Mexican spiced chicken, corn cabbage slaw, a creamy taco sauce, avocado slices and a squeeze of fresh lime. It’s a crowd-pleasing meal that’s quick, easy, and packed with flavor!
This Chicken Piccata Recipe is battered chicken breasts that are wrapped in prosciutto and pan fried to golden brown perfection, then topped with a flavorful lemon sauce. An easy crowd pleasing dinner option that always gets rave reviews!
A cross between a juicy burger and tasty chicken parmesan, these Italian Chicken Burgers are going to knock your socks off! They’re easy to make with ground chicken, parmesan cheese and marinara. Then, the chicken patties are cooked and simmered in more marinara and topped with melty mozzarella cheese. Yum! There is so much flavor and goodness in this quick and easy chicken burger recipe!
This Spinach Strawberry Salad with Poppyseed Dressing is the salad of the season! Made with a blend of baby spinach leaves, fresh strawberries, red onion, apple slices, almonds, bacon, feta cheese, avocado, all topped off with tender baked chicken and tossed in a poppyseed dressing, it’s the perfect fresh and colorful lunch or light dinner. This delicious strawberry spinach salad makes a tasty and healthy meal you’ll want to eat all season long!
You guys are going to love this tasty, skinny enchilada casserole that takes less than 30 minutes, from start to finish! Even my picky kiddos enjoy this easy chicken enchilada casserole! It’s made with shredded chicken, rice, corn, black beans, salsa and cheese, all baked together to golden brown perfection.
This easy grilled chicken recipe uses a flavorful chicken marinade for the most wonderful taste! With this marinade and cooking method, you’ll have the most juicy, tender, and full of flavor grilled chicken breasts. Cook on a hot barbecue for a fast meal ready in under 30 minutes.
don’t forget the sides!
Complete the meal with our best side recipes!
This oven baked mac and cheese recipe is a huge hit with my kids. I have to admit, it isthe BEST mac and cheese I’ve ever tasted! Super easy to make too! Macaroni noodles are baked with butter, cheddar cheese, muenster cheese, and heavy whipping cream to create the ultimate comforting dish. Perfect for a simple, cozy weeknight dinner, yet elevated enough for the holidays!
My go-to salad recipe is this fresh and flavorful Italian Salad. It’s made with crisp lettuce, ripe tomatoes, red onion, sliced black olives, crunchy croutons, Parmesan cheese and zesty pepperoncinis. All of that deliciousness gets tossed in an easy homemade Italian vinaigrette for an irresistible Italian salad, you’re going to want to serve with everything.
I’m bringing you some major comfort food today! It’s creamy, flavorful, and oh so delicious Broccoli Rice Casserole! This dish is an easy mix of broccoli and rice that gets tossed in a creamy Velveeta cheese sauce and topped with cheddar cheese and crispy fried onions. Bake to perfection for an absolutely irresistible side that everyone’s sure to love!
This healthy Greek-inspired chickpea salad is packed with fresh flavor, made with nutritious ingredients and super easy to prepare. It’s a delicious mix of tomato, cucumber, olives, red onion, chickpeas and feta cheese, all tossed in a Mediterranean style vinaigrette. Serve this chickpea salad at your next cookout, potluck or picnic!
end your day with dessert!
Finally, the best part – all of the wonderful sweet treats!
This no-bake Oreo Pie is one of my very favorite desserts!! Not only is it rich, creamy and over-the-top delicious, it has to be the easiest pie recipe ever. There’s no oven required and you only need 3 simple ingredients for the crust, filling and topping. Cookies and cream pie is a fun and festive dessert that looks impressive, yet is so easy to make!
This is the BEST Banana Pudding EVER! Seriously! It is a must make recipe, you definitely need in your life. If you love creamy, rich, light and fluffy banana pudding, this one is for you. Not only is this no bake dessert very easy to make and assemble, it’s a huge hit with everyone that tries it!
Cherry delight is a classic crowd-pleaser that’s sweet and simple. It’s made with a buttery graham cracker crust, amazing cream cheese filling, and luscious cherry pie topping. This easy no-bake dessert recipe is perfect for sharing with your loved ones and is a great make ahead treat for potlucks, holidays and other celebrations!
What dessert dreams are made of… Easy Cream Cheese Pie topped with lightly tart cherries. No baking, only 6 ingredients (if using a prepared pie crust), about 8 minutes (hands-on time) and lots of kisses and hugs from your family!
Banana Pudding Cups are an easy and delicious sweet treat for just about any occasion. They’re fun to make, and even more fun to eat! Creamy pudding and fresh bananas are layered with sweet Nilla wafers in small glasses (or cups) to create a perfectly portioned, luscious, decadent dessert that everyone loves!
Chocolate Delight is a layered pudding dessert that looks impressive and tastes amazing, but is so easy to whip up! It’s made with a pecan cookie crust that’s topped with layers of cheesecake filling, pudding, and Cool Whip. This chocolate layered dessert is perfect for all of the chocolate lovers in your life.
this easy peach blueberry crisp screams summer! This crisp recipe is a delicious mix of juicy blueberries and sweet ripe peaches and is topped off with a crispy cinnamon oat topping. I love that this dessert is made with simple, healthier ingredients and can be thrown together in under 10 minutes. Vegan and gluten-free friendly too! Serve warm, with vanilla ice cream for the ultimate summertime treat!
If you add any of these recipes to your own Mother’s Day Menu, let me know! Leave a comment and if your family loved it as much as mine does, be sure to give it a five star ⭐️ rating! Also, tag @kimscravings on Instagram with a picture of your creation. It’s so fun to see what you’re cooking! Be sure to subscribe to our mailing list to receive more healthy delicious recipes straight to your inbox.