Cook Up Some Love in The Kitchen This Valentine’s Day

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, February 8, 2017

It’s no secret that food is love. Serve up a little of both this Valentine’s Day with one of these dozen healthy recipes. We’ve got options for whatever time of day you and your loved ones can get in the kitchen.

 

Breakfasts

Valentine’s falls on a Tuesday this year, so plan ahead and get one of these healthy breakfasts prepped the night before.

Whole Wheat Apple Pancakes

Potato and Zucchini Frittata

Banana and Walnut Smoothie

 

Snacks

Congregate around the kitchen table with these finger food favorites. Get the kids in the kitchen to help chop, measure, and make it a team effort.

Tomatillo Guacamole

Sweet and Spicy Nuts

Sweet Potato Skins

 

Dinners

Let the love fest continue through dinnertime. These recipes are just as easy to make for a crowd as they are for a romantic evening for 2. Pack leftovers for lunch the following day.

Glazed Salmon and Boy Choy Sheet Pan Dinner

Ribbony Shrimp and Pasta Scampi

Taco Pizza

 

Desserts

Chocolate is an essential part of any V-day menu. A little peanut butter and fresh fruit certainly wont hurt either.

Chocolate Pudding

Healthy No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

 

Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer and owner of Dana White Nutrition, Inc., which specializes in culinary and sports nutrition.

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