What do mothers everywhere really want for Mother’s Day? The answer is simple: They want one day where they don’t have to worry about what’s for breakfast or lunch or dinner or dessert.
Luckily for you, we can help make those dreams come true! We have a wide variety of simple recipes that kids of all ages and can make to give Mom the break she truly deserves!
Breakfast in Bed
If your child is too young to chop food, then put them in charge of washing the blueberries and putting them into the mixing bowl. This salad is also really good when mixed in with some Greek yogurt!
Nothing says “I love you” like some pink milk! This easy drink takes just three simple ingredients and whirls them in a blender.
Grab a rubber spatula and serve up the fluffiest scrambled eggs in all the land! This is a great recipe for kids who are just learning to cook!
Long gone are the days of splattered grease all over the stove and mushy bacon. This method gives you crispy results every time and makes clean-up 100% manageable.
There are so many variations of oatmeal out there, but we break it down to the basics so it’s not overwhelming. Pro tip: Toast your oats in a little butter to draw out their nutty flavor and to help them keep from mushing together.
The long search for the perfect waffle is over! We have the best tips and tricks on how to get waffles that are crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. They’re guaranteed to make this Mother’s Day unforgettable!
If your child is older and a more experienced cook, let them put their skills to work making this breakfast casserole! The tater tots make it a fun dish to make, but it’s still sophisticated enough for Mom to enjoy.
Lunch or Dinner
If assembly dinners are more Mom’s speed, a Mezze platter is the way to go. Let the kids have fun with the placement of all the ingredients! They could shape it into a flower or heart for an extra special touch.
Avocado toast is simple yet add in a few other ingredients and it’s transformed into a whole meal. Top with a fried egg and serve with a side of fruit!
Cooking dinner really doesn’t get any easier than this. Kids may need some help with placing the chicken in the dish, but other than that, they can have at it!
Celebrate that special Mom in your life with shortcake! The biscuits are fantastic for new and experienced bakers alike and the rest of the dessert comes together in a snap.
A little Kiss on top of a cookie is a simple way to say, “I love you!” Even toddlers can help by unwrapping the chocolate kisses (be sure to have extra because they’ll sneak a few!)
This cheesecake is creamy and dreamy and just as elegant as any other cheesecake out there. This method takes out the need for fussy water baths or elaborate cool-down steps so that kids of all ages can have fun making it!
Fresh pudding is easier than it looks and tastes a million times better than anything that comes from a box. You can make this recipe up to 2 days in advance if needed.
Baking doesn’t get any easier than this! Make an extra loaf just for Mom so that she can enjoy it all week long.