25 Easy and Delicious Mother’s Day Recipes


Cook something special for Mother’s Day this year by making any of these delicious recipes perfect for breakfast in bed, brunch, dinner and even dessert.  Your mother, mom, or grandmother would love to eat any of these yummy recipes for Mother’s Day!

Easy and Delicious Mother's Day Recipes

When Is Mothers Day?

When is Mother’s Day? It’s Sunday, May 12, 2013!  The United States celebrates mothers on the second Sunday in May and made a national holiday in 1966. Are you ready for Mother’s Day 2013 in the US on Sunday, May 12th!

Breakfast in Bed

Breakfast in Bed

1.  Pretty Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed {What to Do} ~ What mom wouldn’t love to wake up to a beautiful breakfast in bed? With this post you will be shown how to take a simple tray and make it fabulous with a great printable, mom’s favorite breakfast food and drink!

Breakfast in Bed

2.  Create a Fabulous Breakfast in Bed for Mom {What to Do} ~ Still unsure of what to do for mom this Mother’s Day, or maybe your looking for what you want your family to do for you this year… Follow this link for the perfect breakfast in bed spread, complete with a printable. Perfection on a tray!

Mother's Day Brunch

3.  Strawberry White Chocolate Mouse Crepes {Mother’s Day recipe} ~ Treat mom to something special for breakfast this Mother’s Day.  These strawberry white chocolate mouse crepes are just the special she deserves.

Mother's Day Breakfast

4.  Frumpled Sweet Cakes ~ I love crepes, especially for breakfast! They are just the right amount of easy and fancy. They are perfect for a birthday breakfast or other special occasion. These “frumple cakes” are like sweet crepes twisted into little piles. You can add syrup, fruit, whipped cream, basically anything your heart desires.

Christmas Breakfast

5.  Two Simple Breakfast Pancake Ideas ~ Don’t these “Puffed Pancakes” look simply scrumptious? They are perfect for brunches and weekend breakfasts. And, you more than likely have all of the ingredients in your kitchen to make these.

Dutch Chocolate Baby

6. Dutch Chocolate Pancake ~ You just might go into a chocolate induced coma with this scrumptious dutch pancake. All of the ingredients are mixed in a blender, transferred to a skillet and baked until puffed. Similar to German pancakes.

Make Ahead Christmas Casserole

7.  Overnight French Toast Souffle ~ Make-ahead casseroles are great time savers especially for Mother’s Day when you don’t have time.  Combine the ingredients the night before, refrigerate and bake it on Mother’s Day morning.  Easy peasy.

Christmas Muffins

8.  Cinnamon Roll Muffins ~ These little treats have all the yumminess of a cinnamon roll with the beauty {and convenience} of a cupcake.  Nice and easy for serving at a party or brunch.  No forks required!


Mother's Day Brunch

9.  Mothers Ham and Egg Crepe Squares ~ Place am slice in center of crepe and carefully crack egg onto ham. Fold edges of crepe toward center, using the egg white as a kind of glue. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve at once.

Christmas Breakfast

10.  Bacon, Spinach, and Mushroom Quiche ~ This looks so delicious!  My tummy is growling.  Bacon, spinach, eggs and mushrooms fill a cheddar cheese crust.  Wouldn’t this be perfect for a Mother’s Day brunch?

Christmas Breakfast

11.  Bacon and Egg Toast Cups ~ A quick and easy breakfast with individual sized portions.  Bacon, eggs, and toast made in a muffin pan.

Mother's Day Brunch

12.  Zucchini Cheese Quiche {Mother’s Day Recipe} ~ This fresh take on the traditional quiche will be enjoyed by all.  Zucchini paired with gruyere and Parmesan is a delicious combination for brunch.

Mother's Day Brunch

13.  Breakfast Braid {Mother’s Day Recipe} ~ This dish was meant for brunch.  Sausage, egg, and cheese, all beautifully braided in bread.  The recipe is easy to execute and is sure to be a crowd favorite.


Mother's Day Dinner

14.  Warm Bacon Parsley Vinaigrette {Mother’s Day Recipe} ~ Forgo the traditional green salad this Mother’s Day for this unique pairing.  Fresh avocados are beautiful, delicious, and good for you.

15.  Asparagus Tart ~ This colorful Asparagus Tart looks absolutely delicious!  Don’t you just love cooking with fresh, colorful seasonal vegetables?  I certainly do.  Add this recipe to your last minute Mother’s Day brunch or Springtime meal.

Mother's Day Dinner

 16.  Apple-Pear Salad With Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing ~ This salad has the perfect blend of fruit with the apples, pears, and dried cranberries. The salty cashews also balance out the sweetness.

Mother's Day Dinner
17.  Roasted Red Pepper and Asparagus {Mother’s Day Recipe} ~ This beautiful side is the perfect pairing for any main dish you plan to serve this Mother’s Day.  And Mother’s Day is the peak season for asparagus which means you should be able to find delicious and inexpensive bunches at your grocery store or local farmer’s market.

Mother's Day Dinner

18.  Tequila Lime Chicken {Mother’s Day Recipe} ~ If your mom has a love of Southwestern fare, she will love this chicken recipe.  Marinate overnight and then let dad grill it up.  Pair it with the easy green onion slaw and your dinner is complete.

Alfredo Sauce with Half and Half

19.  Bowtie Chicken Alfredo ~ This extra-light Alfredo sauce for pasta gets its silkiness from fresh parmesan and half and half.


Mother's Day Desserts

20. Mother’s Day Cupcakes ~ Melt mom’s heart with these delicious cupcakes with sweet sentiments.  Simply pipe your favorite words onto rolled fondant, don’t forget “mom”.

Mother's Day Desserts

21.  Frosted Raspberry and Creme Bites {Mother’s Day Recipe} ~ A beautiful and delicious dessert that your mother will think you slaved over, but will really give you plenty of time to spend with her.

Fresh Strawberry Fritters

22.  Fresh Strawberry Fritters ~ These fritters look absolutely tantalizing!  I bet they are amazing with the addition of strawberries.  They would be perfect for breakfast or dessert!

Mother's Day Dessert

23.  Red Velvet Dessert Crepes {Mother’s Day dessert recipe} ~ Make mom a dessert that matches the roses you gave her for Mother’s Day.  Beautiful and delicious.

Mother's Day Dessert

24.  Mini Pie Bites ~ I LOVE pie. But let’s face it, it’s not the easiest food to serve and eat – especially at a party. But these little bites are not only pretty, but easy to grab and eat. Plus, you can try multiple flavors like banana cream, chocolate, coconut cream, and white chocolate strawberry without actually eating 4 whole pie slices!

Chocolate Cake

25.  Favorite Chocolate Cake ~ Everyone needs a favorite chocolate cake recipe and Christi takes the guess work out of finding it.  Use this as your party stand by when you need a super chocolatey and moist cake.  The recipe comes from Hershey’s, so you know it’s good!

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