Mother's Day

Mother’s Day

Sometimes the best Mother’s Day gift is time and effort spent on preparing a brunch she will love. Taking her out to eat is fun, but the personal approach of cooking and serving the meal yourself is the epitome of thoughtful.

And the endeavor does not have to become time consuming or difficult. Custom kitchen cabinets can be designed with modern features that make food preparation and clean-up a breeze. These include hidden electric outlets for uninterrupted design flow, soft close sliding doors that eliminate jarring noise and organizational systems that help keep items fully accessible and easy to find. One example of the last feature is the BIN interior storage system from Arbor Mills. BIN is comprised of 60 individual components that create storage solutions for drawers and upper or lower cabinets.

The following nine recipes will also help you delight her on Mother’s Day. Curated with many different tastes in mind, these dishes cover a wide range of food types. Furthermore, each recipe is easy enough for the most novice chef to prepare. To get started, simply pick the dishes you think she will savor.

Egg White Frittata with Lox and Arugula

Satisfy mom’s craving for a brunch classic and keep it healthy with this frittata that substitutes whole eggs for egg whites. This dish is packed with taste and lean protein courtesy of the egg whites and lox. Lemon zest pumps up the flavor profile, adding a light, refreshing note.

Skillet Cornbread

If mom favors Lowcountry comfort food, she will love this buttery, melt-in-your-mouth cornbread recipe. Bacon drippings and buttermilk ensure the bread is rich in flavor and leaves her with no hunger pangs.

Shrimp Mojo de Ajo

Give mom a taste of coastal life with a shrimp dish that is tangy and contains just enough heat to keep it interesting. And it is deceptively easy to make, requiring just a few ingredients that include the Mojo de Ajo sauce and coarse sea salt.

Cinnamon rolls make the house smell delicious!

Cinnamon rolls make the house smell delicious!

Cinnamon Rolls

Who can resist gooey cinnamon rolls hot from the oven and drizzled with icing? This recipe makes enough of the decadent treat to feed a large gathering of loved ones celebrating the holiday with mom. These rolls require a bit more work and attention to detail, but it is infinitely worth it to watch mom enjoy them.

Strawberry Basil Bruschetta

Treat mom to a culinary standout – this light appetizer that is equal parts sweet and savory. Furthermore, it is healthy, with fresh strawberries and Greek yogurt as the two staples. Place both on a French baguette, drizzle a balsamic reduction on top and stand back as mom eats every bite.

 Pan-Seared Filet Mignon

There is nothing like a gourmet dish to make mom feel special, and this filet mignon recipe is a surefire hit. It makes four servings – the perfect amount to feed an intimate family gathering without subjecting mom to leftovers she must store.

Crescent Bacon Breakfast Ring

Sure to be a crowd pleaser while tickling mom’s taste buds, this instant brunch favorite includes popular ingredients like cheese and bacon. Plus, it incorporates buttery Pillsbury crescent rolls in the cleverest of ways. And as a bonus, it is surprisingly easy and quick to prepare.

Vegan Swedish “Meatballs”

Mom does not have to be left out if she forgoes meat. This vegan friendly, healthy alternative to traditional meatballs makes 12 servings and uses many ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen.

Crepes With Peanut Butter and Jam

It is the adult version of peanut butter and jelly, only even better. Crepes elevate this scrumptious treat to make it quite simply irresistible. This recipe takes just 35 minutes from start to completion, and it yields four servings.

As you can see, celebrating mom this Mother’s Day can be easy and fun. Plus, sharing a meal that you prepared especially for her will strengthen your relationship and your bond.

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