The perfect gluten-free Mother's Day menu
No gluten? No problem! Make meals everyone can enjoy with our delicious array of gluten-free recipes, from banana pancakes and easy chocolate mousse to spring burrata salad and the perfect baked lemon chicken
Looking for gluten-free Mother’s Day menu ideas? Want the best Mother’s Day recipes that just so happen to be gluten-free? We've selected some of our favourite Mother's Day dishes for you to try – no one will even notice there's no gluten involved.
Our favourite ideas for the perfect gluten-free Mother's Day
Gluten-free breakfast: healthy banana pancakes
Start Mother's Day with a bang with these delicious (and healthy) banana pancakes which only use three ingredients. These are gluten- and dairy-free and ready to serve in under 20 minutes.
Not a fan of banana? Try these gluten-free buckwheat pancakes instead.
Gluten-free brunch: tex-mex baked avocados
Go all out with this fuss-free brunch to impress, packed with juicy tomatoes, eggs and avocados.
Gluten-free lunch: burrata with pickled spring veg
A fresh and colourful way to eat burrata, this super quick salad is the perfect light Mother's Day lunch. Sit the creamy cheese on top of pickled asparagus, baby carrots, radishes and more, then drizzle the whole lot with olive oil.
Gluten-free afternoon tea: gluten-free scones
Does anything scream afternoon tea more than a soft, buttery scone topped with thick clotted cream and your favourite jam? Your mum is going to love these!
Gluten-free dinner: baked lemon chicken
This moreish traybake is packed with crisp chicken thighs, creamy lemon sauce and fragrant rosemary – plus, it looks so pretty in the pan that you can serve straight from the oven to the table.
Gluten-free dessert: affogato chocolate mousse
After all that tasty cooking, why not round off the day with this super quick and easy chocolate and espresso mousse? These creamy, gluten-free puds can easily be made ahead and are ready in just 15 minutes.
Gluten-free homemade gift: peanut butter cookies
If you can't be with your mother this year, why not make these nutty, buttery cookies? They're quick, simple and just so happen to be gluten-free. Wrap them up nicely in a decorative tin or food wrap for the perfect gift.
Tracey Raye is the health editor for olive and BBC Good Food. Tracey, MSc, is a registered nutritionist, holding a master’s degree in Personalised Nutrition. She is passionate about harnessing the power of all things health and well-being – in a way that enhances, rather than limits our lives. She covers our nourishing recipes and collections, oversees our health strategy and stays adrift of the latest health and lifestyle trends in order to bring you the tools and inspiration you need to find what health means for you.