Entertaining:: Citrus Mother’s Day Lunch

Entertaining:: Citrus Mother’s Day Lunch

Mother’s Day is THIS SUNDAY!!!….

Being somewhat of a new Mom, I get a Little excited about Mother’s Day! Mostly because it makes me feel special to be the mother to my little angel and to look at our little Family and see how blessed we are!

And it’s also a great reason to get the family together, set the table pretty and just enjoy the day!

This year I wanted to come up with a theme and what better theme for South Florida then to do a lunch all about citrus fruits!

Get inspired by this Lunch and make Mom feel a little extra special by throwing her a nice lunch!

You will see below that this lunch is all about Citrus fruits, Flowers in your cocktail and tasty citrus bites! This is a simple lunch that you can throw together pretty easily! (especially if you are in South Florida, when you can just go in your backyard and grab some Palm Leafs!)

Below you will get the whole scoop and all recipes to make these quick dishes!

I hope this inspires you to make your Mother’s Day special to celebrate yourself and Mom!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mommas out there! xoxo

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A delicious vanilla cake is always the perfect centerpiece! Dried oranges, lemons and grapefruit attached to the cake add a beautiful detail. SBC_detail10 SBC_Tablescape3 SBC_tablescape2

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Wine Spritzer mixed with Whole Foods Blood Orange Italian Soda and topped with a pretty edible flower. SBC_Tablescake10

Ice Cubes Made with Frozen Grapefruit and Oranges SBC_detailcitrus7

 

Grapefruit Appetizers start off the Lunch. Placed on the colorful mini bowls By Lilly For Target.

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Wooden Letters from Michael’s for MOM.

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Sliced Lemons and Oranges add a pretty look to the vase of Sunny bright flowers. Flowers from Whole FoodsSBC_CSalad

Chicken Salad Recipe:

One large rotisserie chicken, deboned and chopped into large chunks. Place in a large mixing bowl and add salt, pepper and dried mustard seeds (to taste). Instead of Mayonnaise I used Fage Greek yogurt, about 3/4 cup. Mix all together then add in sliced almonds, sliced grapes and finely sliced celery.

Make sandwiches with fresh mini croissants or mini hot and sweet peppers(stuff the salad inside) SBC_detailcitrus8 SBC_detailcitrus9

Naval Orange and Black Cured Olives:

Peal about 4 Oranges and 1/2 cup of black olives. Mix all together and add a pinch of salt. SBC_detailcitrus4

 

Cheese Board:

Gouda Cheese on Mini Toast, topped with fig spead

Trifled Goat Cheese paired with Olive crackers

(All From Whole Foods)

Jamie Fago
jamie@sbcakery.com