A Quick and Easy Dinner for Your Mom This Mother’s Day
May 4, 2015
Cook Mom a 4-course feast with these simple recipes
Try This Easy Menu for Mom
All you need to make a successful meal for Mom are some simple recipes that taste like they took hours to create. To help you accomplish this, we dreamt up an entire menu to take you from start to finish. Mom will love everything from the cool gazpacho to the tempting strawberry shortcake, but most of all, she’ll enjoy how each dish was made with love!
Appetizer: Avocado Deviled Eggs
Mom has probably made her signature deviled eggs once or twice for a family party. Why not treat her to something a little different? These easy avocado deviled eggs require little culinary expertise, but they’re sure to impress!
Creative Cocktail: Tea Rose Martini
Mom is an elegant, classy lady and she deserves to be treated as such! Make her feel like first class with this light and refreshing tea- and rose water-infused cocktail.
Course 1: Kale Salad
Try this trendy salad recipe to start things off simply. This salad doesn’t require a ton of skill, but it’s light and zesty enough to impress Mom!
Course 2: Gazpacho
While the weather is too warm for a steamy soup, a cold gazpacho may just do the trick! Velvety without being too filling, this tomato-based soup is the perfect way for mom to start her day.
Course 3: Pot-Roasted Chicken Main Dish
This comforting classic is a dinner party staple and will work just great for a Mother’s Day meal. The one-pot recipe simplifies the cooking process while simultaneously roasting up the most perfect chicken you’ll ever have!
Course 3: A Perfect Mashed Potato Recipe
Nothing tastes homier than a bowl of creamy mashed potatoes. But this dinnertime staple doesn’t have to be a challenge to make! Try this step-by-step guide on how to make the best mashed potatoes in a snap!
Course 3: Steamed Carrots
After that green salad and the red tomatoes, throw a little colorful orange Mom’s way with these delicious steamed carrots. You can make them in a pinch and season to your own personal tastes.
Course 4: Delicious Dessert
After a big meal, Mom may not have a ton of room for a treat, and (let’s face it) you are not exactly a master pastry chef. Go with a simple and light strawberry shortcake for a satisfying treat Mom will never forget.