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Mother’s Day Recipes Anyone Can Cook

posted in Kitchen Basics, Recipes by Kathy Maister

Mother’s Day is traditionally one of the busiest days of the year at restaurants. Why not forget the restaurants this Mother’s Day and try whipping up some home-cooked treats.


Chocolate chip pancakes are the perfect start to the day. If starting from scratch is a bit daunting, you can always try making pancakes from box mix!

Pop some bacon (video) in the microwave, pour some orange juice and you’ve got a meal fit for a queen!


Salads quickly become a filling and satisfying meal by adding a bit of protein to the salad. Both kids and adults love Taco Salad!

Grilled Chicken is a perfect addition to a Caesar Salad.

You can buy pre-washed lettuce or wash your own lettuce.

If you want to really impress her, make your own Salad Dressing!


Whip up some Pan-Fried Scallops in less than 5 minutes.

Think of how good these would be with steamed asparagus and some rice. Or try steaming salmon in the microwave in the morning so that after a day of fun, dinner will be all ready to just pull out of the refrigerator!


You can’t go wrong with simple, fresh, Apple Crisp. Plus, it’ll make the house smell fantastic.

Frozen Berries with White Chocolate takes minutes to prepare. Just be sure to freeze the small berries ahead of time

Tip: Don’t forget to make the table look special for mother’s special day!

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Pino said:

Thank you for your suggestions. We already celebrated Mother’s Day as in Spain it is always the first Sunday of May.

Kathy Maister said:

I celebrated every day I got to spend with my Mom! She was my best friend and’s biggest fan!

Trendy Baby said:

Those chocolate chip pancakes look just divine. Do I have to wait til Mother’s Day?

Cindy said:

Nice simple recipes to share with your children. Thanks

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