Finding the best Mother’s Day gift ideas can be tricky, to say the least. However, one way to make sure your mom feels appreciated is to give her the gift of a culinary creation that comes straight from the heart. Not only does it add a personal touch to the act of gift-giving, but it’s also the perfect way to thank her for all the wonderful meals she’s cooked for you over the years. That’s why RiceSelect® is here to inspire you with recipes that are not only unique and delicious but also quick and easy to make. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, or dinner, we’ve got you covered. So, join us as we take you through the best recipes to spoil mom on her special day.

Refreshing Mother’s Day Breakfast

It’s often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and there’s nothing quite like waking up to a delicious meal that’s been prepared just for you. If you want to put a smile on Mom’s face first thing in the morning, try this Breakfast Couscous with Orange and Dates. The combination of light and fluffy RiceSelect® Couscous with juicy oranges, sweet and chewy dates, and crunchy almonds, makes for a breakfast recipe that’s rich in flavor and unique in texture. Best of all, it’s deceptively easy to make!

Delicious Mother's Day Lunch and Dinner Ideas

Visually Stunning Glow Bowl Recipe

Here’s a dish that’s both vegetarian-friendly and original. This Turmeric Couscous Glow Bowl will simply take your mom’s breath away. Boasting a flavor profile that includes avocado, tahini, broccolini, feta cheese, spiralized veggie noodles, and aromatic RiceSelect® Pearl Couscous with Turmeric, this vibrant glow bowl meal makes for an unforgettable dining experience.

Chicken and Rice Recipe to Wow Mom

Some ingredients are just made for each other, and that’s certainly true of chicken and rice. However, Mother’s Day calls for no ordinary chicken and rice dish, and that’s where our Chicken Rice L’Orange comes in. Made with fluffy RiceSelect® Texmati® White Rice, it’s a dish infused with a unique blend of sweet and savory flavors such as succulent chicken breasts, almonds, orange juice, and orange marmalade. If Mom’s a fan of bold flavors, then this recipe is sure to please her!

Spicy Mother’s Day Meal

For moms who like their meals spicy, this Thai Grilled Eggplant with Spicy Peanut Sauce is a truly irresistible dish. Made with a delicate blend of herbs and spices, it’s a unique eggplant recipe that’s guaranteed to impress. Don’t be surprised if your mom asks for seconds!

Easy-to-Make Homemade Gifts to Take to Mom

Baked goods have long been favored by those looking to add a personal touch to their culinary gifts. If you’re looking to take the celebration right to Mom’s door this Mother’s Day, then we have just the recipes for you. These Carrot Quinoa Cupcakes make for a quirky and delicious gift that is sure to brighten up her day. Alternatively, imagine the look on your mom’s face when she opens the door to this delightful and comforting Quinoa Frittata!

Sweet Treats for Mom

Finally, no Mother’s Day meal would be complete without some irresistible dessert recipes to cap things off. This Almond Joy Rice Torte is a delectable rice dessert, topped with chocolate and infused with coconut flakes and crunchy almonds. Alternatively, for lovers of cinnamon desserts, these Rice Fritters are crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside, with a serving of delicious strawberry preserves on the side. If your objective is to spoil Mom on her special day, consider this mission accomplished!

Tips for a Memorable Mother's Day

Now that you’re equipped with a range of recipes that will show mom just how much she means to you, let’s take a look at some other ways to make this day memorable.

Personal Touches

  • Personalize your gifts by creating handmade labels that spell out her name.

  • Create a collage or album of your favorite photos of you and your mom to look through after the meal.

  • Make a playlist of her favorite songs to play on the day.

  • If your mother has a favorite flower, use it as the centerpiece of your dining table.

  • Tailor your home decor to her tastes, using the colors she loves best.

  • Make the most of your Mother’s Day card by crafting a message that expresses the depth of your love. Consider incorporating a line from one of her favorite poems or songs.

Celebrating Mom

This Mother’s Day presents the perfect opportunity to create new, cherished memories with a very special person in your life. The most important gift we have to give in life is our time. Show Mom your love and appreciation by getting in the kitchen and crafting delicious meals that she will remember forever. At RiceSelect®, we believe that nothing brings loved ones together better than good food shared in the comfort of your home. That’s why we make it our mission to provide you with the inspiration you need to do just that!