What to serve for Mother’s Day lunch
The best Mother’s Day gift? Not having to cook or clean! Here are 7 recipes that are sure to impress mom
Sweet Potato Pancakes with Rhubarb Maple Syrup
Fluffy and not too sweet, these pancakes are made with quinoa flour for a great gluten-free brunch option.
Get the recipe: Sweet Potato Pancakes with Rhubarb Maple Syrup
Beet and Orange Salad
Jewel tones of purple, orange and green blend together to create this sensational and casually elegant salad.
Get the recipe: Beet and Orange Salad
Sparkling Spring Cocktail
This remix of the classic Russian Spring Punch comes courtesy of Christopher Sealy, a sommelier at George Restaurant in Toronto.
Get the recipe: Sparkling Spring Cocktail
Asparagus Mimosa Salad
With fresh and sunny springtime colours, this early-summer dish adds a retro-cool feel to the buffet table. If watercress is unavailable, replace with peppery baby arugula.
Get the recipe: Asparagus Mimosa Salad
Herb-Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Blue Cheese Horseradish Sauce
Tender, succulent and ready in under an hour, this beef tenderloin makes a dazzling and decadent centrepiece.
Get the recipe: Herb-Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Blue Cheese Horseradish Sauce
Spring Garden Vegetable Farro Salad
Nutty, chewy farro is a fabulous base for this colourfully enticing dish. With crisp radish and fennel and tossed with a honey and grainy mustard dressing, it’s perfect as a make-ahead salad, so feel free to assemble the day before and cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Get the recipe: Spring Garden Vegetable Farro Salad
Lemon Poppy Seed Cake
This sweet treat is a favourite when served with tea or coffee.
Get the recipe: Lemon Poppy Seed Cake