Mother's Day is right around the corner. What better way to show appreciation for your mom than by making her a hearty and homemade 3-course meal? Whether you're a pro or a beginner in the kitchen, preparing a thoughtful menu for Mother's Day is a surefire way to make Mom feel loved and celebrated. Skip the search for Mother’s Day food gift ideas because we’ve got the best recipes for Mother’s Day right here.
From easy salads to fancy mains, we've got you covered with some easy and delicious Mother's Day food that you can mix and match to make the perfect 3-course menu. We've even included an easy Mother’s Day baking recipe that’s perfect for even the youngest chefs in the family plus a few meatless options for the vegetarian moms out there.
Starters: Mother’s Day Salad Recipes
Pinoy-Style Caesar Salad
Put a spin on a classic with this easy Mother’s Day salad recipe. Replace the usual lettuce with local leafy green alternatives such as alugbati (Malabar spinach) or pechay Baguio (Chinese cabbage) to add a Filipino twist to your Mother’s Day food menu.
Mango and Kani Salad
Still saving up for tickets to go to Japan? Why not give Mom a taste of Japan instead. This refreshing Mango and Kani Salad made with Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise is an easy food to make for Mother’s Day, especially when you’re short on time.
Roasted Vegetable Salad
This easy Mother’s Day salad recipe features a mix of colorful vegetables and is a hearty alternative to a fresh green salad. Tossed in the creamiest Lady’s Choice Garlic Ranch Dressing, this might be something you’ll end up cooking for Mom every year.
Mains: Easy Mother’s Day Recipes
Garlic Butter Shrimp
With just a handful of ingredients, satisfy Mom’s seafood cravings with this impressive yet easy Mother’s Day food that takes only 30 minutes to make. You get to enjoy more time with Mom and make a dish that’s extra flavorful with the use of Knorr Shrimp Cube.
Beef Bulgogi Recipe
Make Mom this iconic Korean dish that is the perfect balance of sweet and savory. Traditionally, Beef Bulgogi is made using ribeye but you can also use thinly sliced sirloin cuts as a more affordable, yet still tasty, alternative. This easy Mother’s Day recipe is big on umami flavors with the meat marinated with pantry staple, Knorr Liquid Seasoning.
Chicken Pastel Recipe
This showstopper Chicken Pastel is deceptively easy to make. This recipe requires minimal prep time and uses pre-made puff pastry for a fuss-free Mother’s Day recipe. Filled with chicken and chorizo, this dish is made even more indulgent with the use of Knorr Ginataang Gulay Recipe Mix.
Desserts: Easy Mother’s Day Bake & No-Bake Recipes
A sweet ending to a wonderful Mother's Day meal is sure to put a smile on Mom's face and make her feel loved. Roll up your sleeves and make one of three easy home-baked and no-bake desserts using Selecta Super Thick ice cream.
Brownies a la Mode
Satisfy Mom’s sweet tooth with this easy Mother’s Day baking recipe that everyone in the family can help make. Skip baking from scratch and make it easier by using a box mix to bake your brownies. Serve it warm and top it with Selecta Super Thick Classic Vanilla ice cream for an indulgent treat. You can even top it off with Brown Butter Salted Caramel, bananas, sprinkles, or nuts. The possibilities are endless!
No-Bake Mango Float Recipe with Otap
This easy Mother’s Day dessert recipe requires zero baking time. All you need to do is gather your ingredients, put them together in a fancy glass, and now you have an easy and delicious dessert for Mom to enjoy. Less time in the kitchen means more time spent with Mom on her special day.
Turon with a Frozen Ube Surprise
Ready to take it up a notch? This Mother’s Day dessert recipe puts a spin on the classic turon with Selecta Super Thick Ube Royale ice cream and desiccated coconut inside. Make sure to prepare this the day before because you need to freeze the turon before frying. This extra effort is worth the delightful surprise Mom gets with every bite.
Bonus: Meatless Mother’s Day Food
Traditional Falafel is made by soaking chickpeas overnight but we won’t ask you to do that here! Using canned chickpeas makes this an easy food to make for Mother’s Day. Take this recipe to the next level by making garlic mayo with Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise.
Crispy Tofu Sisig With Okra and Mushroom
Ready for an indulgent yet meatless dish to add to your Mother’s Day recipe ideas? Try this crispy Tofu Sisig with Okra and Mushroom. You can make this even healthier and easier by using your air-fryer. A perfect dish that captures the linamnam of the classic Kapampangan dish without the guilt!
This vegetable cannelloni will be part of your yearly Mother’s Day food menu because it will impress everyone, not just your mom. You won’t miss the meaty flavors in this dish because of the Knorr Chicken Cubes incorporated in the creamy filling. This requires a little more effort than the other meatless recipes but we say it’s perfect to get everyone involved in making Mom’s Day extra delicious.
Cooking for Mom on Mother’s Day is a thoughtful and fun way to show her how much you care. Mix and match these easy Mother’s Day recipes based on your Mom’s favorite food to create a menu that she will truly love. Don’t forget about the presentation. Think of how you can set the table and plate the dishes. Consider adding special touches like a handwritten menu and fresh flowers. With a little creativity, you can create a Mother’s Day feast that your mom will truly cherish.