Throw Mom a Colorful Alfresco Lunch

Gather the girls and make Mother's Day unforgettable with an elegant outdoor lunch. Bright, citrus colors pop while a delectable menu will invite guests to linger.

Asparagus on Plate

Roasted Asparagus

Always a crowd-pleaser, this healthy dish is especially tasty in the spring when fresh asparagus is in season. To create: Wash and trim 1 pound of asparagus spears. Pour 2 teaspoons olive oil into a baking dish, add asparagus and toss in oil. Sprinkle spears with kosher salt and shaved Parmesan cheese then bake for 20 minutes at 375 degrees F. This dish can be served hot or at room temperature.

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