55 Mother's Day Dinner Ideas for Moms Who Deserve Nothing But the Best

Mother's Day falls on May 12, 2024 this year...why not impress the mothers and mother figures in your life with a special home-cooked meal? We've all been there, wondering "What should I have for dinner on Mother's Day?" Luckily, you're in the right place. Nothing shows how much you appreciate Mom more than one of these 55 best Mother's Day dinner ideas!

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What should I cook for my mother?

This collection of amazing dinner ideas for moms is a perfect place to start. It's got everything you need to make her feel special, including lots of Mother's Day dinner side dishes and some amazing options for healthy Mother's Day recipes. Whether she would prefer a delicious seafood pasta, a spring vegetable tart or a decadent rack of lamb, these incredible Mother's Day dinner ideas will impress everyone at the table—not only mom.

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What's a good Mother's Day lunch?

If you're planning Mother's Day lunch instead of dinner, this recipe collection is perfect for you too! We've got so many easy, light recipes that are ideal for a casual daytime meal, including lobster rolls and easy shrimp salads. Check these recipes out and make Mom a meal she'll truly love and keep talking about for years to come. Plus, try our favorite Mother's Day desserts.

<p>Fresh and light, Lemony Chicken and Asparagus Orzo is a quick shredded chicken recipe highlighting the best of summer produce.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="/1044324/parade/lemony-chicken-asparagus-orzo-recipe/" data-ylk="slk:Lemony Chicken and Asparagus Orzo;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Lemony Chicken and Asparagus Orzo</a></strong></p><p>Mark Boughton Photography / Styling by Teresa Blackburn</p>

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