February is all about Valentine’s Day and this year, I know just how you can show your love!
Nothing says ‘I love you’ like a good homemade meal. Our fondest moments are shared over food. Our earliest memories are memories of care; those of the foods our moms cooked us or our grandmothers forced us to eat.
So it only seems right to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a little gratitude for ourselves and our loved ones through the power of good food.
I gathered these 10 Valentine’s Day recipes for you to try this month and I just know that these will fill your day with warmth!
Easy Vegan French Onion Soup
The French know a thing or two about love and they definitely know their soups. French onion soup will forever be the BEST soup for the cold months. It’s hearty, elegant, and simple.
If you’re looking to treat your family and yourself to some real TLC, this soup is where it’s at.
Forget going out to a fancy restaurant, you can do it all from your kitchen with this vegan take on the classic soup for the perfect Valentine’s Day date night or family dinner.
2. Avocado Pesto Pasta
Off to Italy, we go! These Valentine’s Day recipes wouldn’t be complete without a delicious pasta dish.
If you want to cook something easy but fancy then this pesto pasta is the perfect dish.
3. Spaghetti Squash Noodles
I know, I know… January you promised yourself to be your best self and stick to clean eating, so you want to avoid carbs. I won’t let you down!
After all, pasta is a non-negotiable when it comes to Valentine’s Day dinners, so I figured out a way you can avoid the guilt and fully dig in with these spaghetti squash noodles!
How to Make Spaghetti Squash Noodles
Once you learn how to make spaghetti squash noodles that turn out perfect every time, you’ll want them over and over again. We love it with our Weeknight Bolognese!
4. Self-Care Salad
February is not only the month of love, it’s the month of self-care. Before anyone else, we learn how to care for and love ourselves, and this month, you deserve to dedicate this Valentine’s Day recipe to you.
A beautiful and nourishing way to kick off the year, this Brown Rice Salad Bowl has it all. Plus, it’s super easy to make!
This salad is a great, bright detox salad that you can enjoy alone or with your family and friends as you sip a healthy juice. So, gather all your girlfriends!
This February, Galentine’s at your place featuring this amazing treat!
5. Mom’s Crockpot Roast
Always packed with flavor and warmth, a crockpot is a delicious way to show your family some love.
Not only is it nostalgic, flavorful and so tender, but this crockpot roast is also the perfect nutritious dish, packed with the season’s vegetables like potatoes, carrots, and onions.
I never need an excuse to go out and treat myself to a beautifully made meal but this year, it will mean so much more to stay in and make my favorite meals with care and love.
So, don’t forget to plan a night in with your loved ones and your closest friends; it’s time to show them some love!
6. Flank Steak
Now if you’re looking to cook a romantic dinner for your loved one, then I’ve got just the recipe for you.
This delicious flank steak is extremely easy to make and would pair beautifully with a glass of red wine and maybe some roast potatoes.
Get your Valentine’s Day groove on with some sexy flank steak.
7. No-Bake Raspberry Vegan Cheesecake
Moving on to the more classic recipes. It wouldn’t be Valentine’s day if we didn’t include a deliciously pink dessert.
This no-bake raspberry cheesecake is a show-stopper dish that would look great on any dinner table.
It’s healthy, easy to make, and sinfully tasty.
8. Heart-Shaped Shortbread Cookies
Hearts and cookies might sound cliché on Valentine’s day but they’re such a classic.
Whether you’re looking for a cute gift or a sweet dessert, these heart-shaped shortbread cookies are the perfect solution.
And, they’re super healthy so you won’t have to worry about derailing your healthy habits.
9. Strawberry Smoothie
I just had to have another pink element to complete this season.
Smoothies might not scream romance but this bright pink strawberry yogurt smoothie is the best way to start your day.
It’s fun, colorful, and full of protein!
10. Healthy Hot chocolate
If you’re not huge on cold drinks during winter then you HAVE TO try this healthy hot chocolate recipe.
I love having smoothies for breakfast but there’s nothing more romantic than cuddling up by the fire with your loved one and sharing a tasty mug of hot cocoa.
I’m really excited to see which recipes you try and how you’ll add your own twist. Have an awesome Valentine’s Day!