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Our Mother’s Day 2021 Menu: A Meal for Every Mom

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Gear up with an impressive recipe for every kind of mom, from the vegetarian to the adventurer to the seafood lover and more.

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We know your mom is special. That’s why we’ve put together a menu of clean Mother’s Day recipes that your loved ones are sure to adore, no matter their diet. Like all Clean Eating recipes, these are made from scratch with wholesome, nutrient-dense ingredients. As you’ll see for yourself, they also have the added benefit of being visually stunning, so they’re sure to impress. Whether you’re starting early with a special breakfast or setting a meat-free dinner table, there’s something for everyone in this menu.

For the vegetarian mom

The veggie lover in your life will be obsessed with this Grilled Veggie Flatbread. It’s topped with an herby, creamy ricotta cheese blend and loaded with an arsenal of veggies including meaty artichokes and lush greens. Recipe here.

Grilled Veggie Flatbread

For the diabetic mom

No sugar? No problem. For an impressive yet super simple recipe, try your hand at this sheet-pan steak fajita. This vibrant platter consists of healthy protein and veg-based fiber, plus a zesty, tangy crema made with a sour cream, chile and lime base. Recipe here.

Sheet-Pan Steak Fajitas recipe

For the nutrition-obsessed mom

Sink your teeth into a truly impressive pasta dinner with none of the nutritional downsides. With noodles made of butternut squash, this beta carotene-rich take on Cacio e Pepe is a healthful spin on the indulgent original. Recipe here.

Butternut Noodles Cacio e Pepe recipe

For the adventurer

You don’t need to leave your kitchen to take a trip to Mexico. Developed in collaboration with acclaimed Mexican chef Francisco Aljandri Vazquez, these Tinga Poblana de Pollo showcase the vibrant flavors of Puebla wrapped in soft corn tortillas. Recipe here.

Plate of tinga poblana de pollo

For the early bird

Gear up for Mother’s Day brunch with this gorgeous herby green skillet recipe. Golden eggs sit in wells dug into a base of aromatics and spinach, garnished with yogurt and sumac. Recipe here.

Persian Style Spinach Saute with Eggs

For the fit mom

Keep up with your fit mom with a dinner she can’t turn down. This low-carb recipe features juicy chicken breasts with a cheesy coating, drizzled with a savory marinara and mozzarella combo. Recipe here.

Low-Carb Chicken Parmesan

For the seafood lover

It may be a springtime weekend, but you can celebrate Mother’s Day like it’s a Spanish summer. Dazzle the seafood lover in your life with seared scallops with a Gazpacho sauce made with cucumbers and green grapes. Recipe here.

For the finger foods fanatic

We’re big snackers at CE, so we love to cater to fellow finger food enthusiasts. This Middle Eastern Mezze Board with Muhamma checks all the boxes: Healthful, colorful, impressive yet easy and incredibly flavorful. We love hummus, but a special day calls for a special swap. So, we’re shaking it up with Muhammara, a Syrian roasted red pepper dip, instead. Recipe here.

Middle Eastern Mezze Board with Muhammara recipe

For the chocoholic

Don’t hassle yourself with painstaking flawless frosting. Keep Mother’s Day simple with this perfectly imperfect triple-layer Chocolate Peppermint Naked Cake. Top with your loved ones’ favorite fruits, or opt for our gorgeous medley of berries, figs, grapes, red currants and laurel leaves. Recipe here.

Chocolate Peppermint Naked Cake recipe

For the mom with the sweet tooth

If you love the sound of a triple-tier cake (who doesn’t?) but chocolate isn’t your thing, fear not. Opt for CE’s Triple Layer Coconut Cake with Swiss Meringue Icing, with coconut-vanilla buttercream and covered in coconut chips. Recipe here.

Triple Layer Coconut Cake