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Healthy Mother's Day lunch menu

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Make mum feel special with our healthy Mother's Day lunch menu. We've chosen a seasonal soup, a lighter way with roast lamb and an easy fruit tart.

Make this Mothering Sunday extra special with our healthy lunch menu. Rather than opting for a heavy traditional roast, we've selected lighter alternatives for your starter, main course, sides and dessert that we know everyone will love.

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However you choose to celebrate this Mother's Day, make sure you include our delicious, satisfying dishes.

Looking for more inspiration? Discover our gluten-free Mother's Day menu, vegan Mother's Day recipes and Mother's Day breakfast recipes. We even have Mother's Day gifts you can send in the post or our best Mother's day hampers for foodies for an all-round treat.

To start

Healthy carrot soup

Healthy carrot soup

Kick things off with a vibrant bowl of carrot and ginger soup. Our low-fat recipe is light and seasonal, and it's finished with a swirl of soured cream.

Healthy carrot soup

For the main

Moroccan roast lamb with roasted roots & coriander

Moroccan roast lamb with roasted roots & coriander

Swap traditional roast lamb with gravy for this fantastic Moroccan-style dish. It's a healthier main that delivers stacks of flavour and three of your five-a-day. Before cooking, the lamb and vegetables are coated with ras-el-hanout and nestled on a tray with plenty of garlic. The results are truly delicious.

Moroccan roast lamb with roasted roots & coriander

On the side

Warm spring vegetables

Spring vegetables

Make the most of the seasonal vegetables spring has to offer with this gloriously green side dish. Olive oil, lemon juice and parsley add a herby freshness that works well with lamb.

Warm spring vegetables

Tzatziki sauce

Tzatziki sauce

Lamb and tzatziki is a classic combination, so why not serve it alongside your roast for a healthy alternative? The tang of yogurt and fresh mint cuts through the spicy richness of the meat.

Tzatziki sauce

For dessert

Apricot & raspberry tart

Apricot & raspberry tart

Delicious served hot or cold, this tart uses filo pastry to keep the calories down. We like it with apricot conserve, fresh apricots and raspberries but you could try it with other fruit combinations, too.

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Apricot & raspberry tart

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