Cook an impressive Mother's Day lunch or dinner in no more than 60 minutes. Yep, we couldn't believe it either

Working round the clock but still want to treat Mum? With these super-easy recipes, your wish is our command.

 

To drink? Lime, lemon & ginger refresher

Made with heaps of freshly squeezed lemon and lime juices along with spicy ginger beer and a dash of vodka, this zingy cocktail is a real thirst-quencher. 

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To start? Quick red pepper dip with crudités

Just bung your ingredients in the blender and blitz to make this near-instant dip. It really is that simple.

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The main event? Seared tuna steaks with pineapple salsa

Fresh tuna is a real treat and takes next to no time to cook. Accompanied by a tasty pineapple, chilli and lime salsa this dish looks suitably special too.

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And for pud? Chocolate espresso pots

Plunge your spoon into smooth mascarpone rippled with double cream and chocolate, followed by a layer of crunchy almond biscotti. It's a good job you don't have to share!

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