Making Your Mother’s Day

Posted on May 1, 2011

Mother’s Day is only one week away!  Our day will revolve around food family.  I’m heading home to see my Parents and some of my mom’s family for a casual lunch at my house near Philly.  There may be some grilling, but more importantly there will be lots of dessert.  For those of you spending time with loved one’s here are 75 recipes that might help make your day:


Asparagus Tart by Young Married Chic

Baked Vanilla Donuts by Fake Ginger

Bananas Fosters Topped Overnight French Toast by Gina’s Skinny Recipes

Blueberry Blintz Bake

Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes by All Day I Dream About Food

Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes with Chunky Blueberry Sauce by Liv Life

Chocolate Chip Muffins by Two Peas and Their Pod

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Muffins by Healthy Food for Living

Cinnamon Apple Chunk Scuffins

Cinnamon Bubble Buns by Sprinkled with Flour

Cinnamon Roll Waffles by Recipe Girl

Fruity Baked Oatmeal with Crunchy Cinnamon Almond Topping by Oh She Glows

Funfetti Waffles by Lauren’s Kitchen

Homemade Muffin Tops by Keep it Simple Foods

Jelly Donuts by We Are Not Martha

Lemon Blueberry Granola by Chocolate and Carrots

Mango-Lime Muffins by Wilde in the Kitchen

Multigrain Pancakes with Vanilla and Cinnamon by Three Many Cooks

Strawberry Crumb Cake by Gingerbread Bagels

Strawberry-Stuffed French Toast by The Girl Who Ate Everything

The Sunday Morning Sammie by Crepes of Wrath

Lunch or Dinner:

Asparagus Mozzarella Tart from Delightful Bitefuls

Baked Lemon Spaghetti by Recipe Girl

Braised Short Ribs in a Spicy Tomato Sauce by Foodies @ Home

Buffalo Chicken Calzones by Baked by Rachel

Chicken Pot Pie with Cream Cheese and Chive Biscuits by Joy the Baker

Cornbread BLTs and Creamy Blue Cheese by Can You Stay for Dinner?

Crispy Potato Roast by Smitten Kitchen

Crispy Shrimp Pizza by How Sweet It Is

Greek Pasta Bake by Weekly Bite

Homemade Ginger Pasta with Sweet Potato-Wasabi Sauce by Eats Well With Others

Individual Cheese Souffles by A Thought for Food

Lasagna Cups by Lauren’s Latest

Lasgana Fritta by Pass the Sushi

Leek & Asparagus Soup by RhodeyGirl Tests

Low-Fat Blue Cheese Salad Dressing & Dip by The Yummy Life

Parmesan Crusted Goat Cheese with basil Oil by Annie’s Eats

Shaved Asparagus Salad by How Sweet It Is

Slow Cooker Sweet & Sour Beans by 52 Kitchen Adventures

Southwest Ground Beef Casserole by Amanda’s Cookin’

Spinach Pesto Penne by The Novice Chef

Strawberry and Leek Quesadillas by Sprouted Kitchen

Vegetarian Chili with a Cashew Pistachio Sauce by Eats Well With Others


Banana Cake with Mocha Ganache

Birthday Cake Cheesecake by Willow Bird Baking

Black Bottom Ice Cream Cupcakes

Blueberry Pretzel Clusters

Butterfinger Blondies by Sweet Pea’s Kitchen

Cereal Layer Bars by Espresso and Cream

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bark by Cookies and Cups

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Rice Krispie Treats by Culinary Concoctions by Peabody

Chocolate Lover’s Bites

Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake by Baking Junkie

Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Creamy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Tart by Picky Palate

Gluten-Free Strawberry Cupcakes by Joy the Baker

Ice Cream Brownie

Lemon Blackberry Cheesecake Squares

Lemonade Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting by Cookies and Cups

Lighter Lemon Pound Cake

Low Fat Banana Cheesecake with Mixed Berry Sauce

Mascarpone Meringue Cake by Sweetapolita

Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Cake Cheesecake by Sprinkle Bakes

Ooey Gooey Filled Chocolate Chip Cookies with a Crunch

Raspberry and Lemon Torta by Cake Duchess

Rice Krispie Treat Pops by Espresso and Cream

S’mores Cupcakes by Dessert for Two

Strawberry and Cream Cake by La Mia Vita Dolce

Strawberry Pistachio Tart by Val So Cal

White Chocolate Lemon Truffles by What Megan’s Making

Cocktail Time:

Blood Orange Margaritas by Confections of a Foodie Bride

Cucumber Mint Cocktail by Leslie Sarna

Fresh Strawberry Mojito by The Culinary Chronicles

Ginger Lemon Martini by All Day I Dream About Food

Royal Champagne Cocktail by Young Married Chic

I think that Mother’s Day is a great day to show appreciation for your mother, grandmother, or even yourself if you are a mom! I’m lucky to have a mom who is also my best friend and a mother-in-law who has welcomed me into her life like a daughter. How are you spending the day?

*If you haven’t already seen it, check out my guest post on The Healthy Apron.*

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