Valentine’s Day Recipes

There’s no better way to say Happy Valentine’s Day than with the perfect sweet treat. Of course, for those who lack a sweet tooth, there are plenty of savory Valentine’s Day recipes as well! Whether it’s red velvet cupcakes or avocado toast egg-in-a-hole, these treats will leave you wanting more.

There are also plenty of options for people following a gluten free, keto, or other special diet. Everyone deserves to feel appreciated on this holiday, and so many of these Valentine’s Day Recipes would be perfect to bring into work or school. Spread the love this Valentine’s Day with fun homemade food!

Browse Recipes

3-Ingredient Strawberries Romanoff

3-Ingredient Strawberries Romanoff

risotto with scallops

Scallops over Wilted Spinach Parmesan Risotto

Gnocchi with Grilled Chicken in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Gnocchi with Grilled Chicken in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Light, airy and chewy with chocolate chips in every bite – made with egg whites, sugar and chocolate, these gluten free meringues just melt in your mouth.

Chocolate Chip Clouds

Strawberry Squares, these delicious baked treats are easy to make, feel free to use your favorite pie filling flavor!

Strawberry Squares

This simple Yogurt Panna Cotta is the perfect smooth, creamy dessert. The cool tang of yogurt pairs perfectly with fresh berries. To macerate the berries simple mix them with a little sugar and let them sit.

Yogurt Panna Cotta with Mascerated Berries

Banana Foster Crepes combine two of my favorite desserts – homemade crepes and bananas fosters! This slimmed down make-over is delicious and perfect anytime you're craving something sweet!

Banana Foster Crepes

These homemade, cheesecake brownies are SO good and they are gluten-free and flourless by using almond meal in place of wheat flour, then swirled with a cheesecake topping!

Cheesecake Brownies

These individual Mixed Berry Pies are perfect for portion control. Easy to make, filled with mixed berries and topped with refrigerated pie crust.

Mixed Berry Pie

Crepes aren't just for rolling, something special happens with you layer then with cream and top them with strawberries. It creates a beautiful cake-like dessert, when you slice into it, you can see all the layers.

No-Bake Strawberries and Cream Crêpe Cake

Treat yourself or your loved ones to this special dish – crab cakes benedict topped with avocado relish and a poached egg. Perfect for breakfast, lunch or brunch!

Crab Cakes Benedict with Avocado Relish

Almonds, pecans and walnuts are dipped in dark melted chocolate and finished with a touch of sea salt for the tastiest Holiday treats!

Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters with Sea Salt

Delicious and creamy chocolate cheesecake made lighter than traditional cheesecake with just FIVE ingredients, so easy! These are SO good you won't be able to have just one... but since they are mini, two are totally acceptable!

Five-Ingredient Chocolate Cheesecake Cups

These easy, mini baked omelets are perfect to make ahead for the week. These muffins are inspired by my recent vacation to Beaches in Ochos Rios Jamaica. Every morning I would get an omelet with fresh fruit. The chef at the omelet station had all his ingredients prepped and quickly whipped up hundreds of omelets each morning to order. I used some of my favorite omelet ingredients but you can switch it up and add whatever you like or have on hand.

Loaded Baked Omelet Muffins

These gluten free chocolate tartlets are a fun twist on my favorite camping dessert, S'mores! Crushed graham cracker bottoms, yummy chocolate filling and a marshmallow Italian meringue on top.

Gluten-Free S’mores Tartlets

Perfect Filet Mignon

Perfect Filet Mignon for Two

This deep dish chocolate chip cookie pie is secretly good for you, but don't tell anyone! You won't believe it's made with beans, dates and oats! And because it's made with such wholesome ingredients, it's very filling.

Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie

The perfect 5 minute breakfast to make the one you love! Whole grain toast with mashed avocado, eggs over easy and a few dashes of hot sauce – 5 ingredients, 5 minutes to make, doesn't get better than that!

Avocado Toast Egg-in-a-Hole

Mussels in a spicy red marinara sauce – simple and elegant, best served with lots of whole wheat crusty bread for dipping into the delicious sauce.

Quick Mussels Fra Diavolo

Amazing Flour-less Black Bean Brownies are moist, chocolatey and delicious – finally a low-fat, gluten-free brownie that's pretty darn good made with no flour and no butter!

Amazing Flour-less Black Bean Brownies

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta – Vanilla beans, strawberries and cream make this easy, light and luscious dessert worthy of a standing O! Perfect for the Holidays if you need a dessert to impress!

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta

These delicious dark chocolate oatmeal lace cookies are light, crisp and chewy, sandwiched together with melted dark chocolate.

Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Lace Cookies

Scallops are great for a quick meal any night of the week and are a real treat. They can be quickly sautéed, then added to salads like this Scallop and Baby Green Citrus Mojo Salad, and this delicious Scallop and Grapefruit Salad, but once in a while when I want something more substantial, I love it with pasta. Here I tossed it with some pasta and peas, for a dinner that took less than 15 minutes to make.

Linguini with Sautéed Scallops and Peas

Happy Valentine's Day! My daughter is having a Valentine's Day party in school today, so I just wanted to share these cake pops adapted from my skinny cake pop recipe I did a few months back to bring to her class.

Valentine’s Day Cake Balls

These lightened-up red velvet pancakes are made with a blend of white whole wheat flour and all purpose, then topped with a light cream cheese topping.  I adore red velvet, so I can't think of a more fitting time to make red velvet pancakes, then for Valentine's Day!

Red Velvet Pancakes with Cream Cheese Topping

Skinny chocolate parfaits are a rich, creamy chocolate treat made from semi-sweet chocolate, fat-free milk, vanilla and cornstarch. Layered with a little whipped cream, it's a perfect ending to a special dinner.

Skinny Chocolate Parfaits

Sauteed bay scallops with tomatoes and a touch of white wine and lemon juice served over angel hair pasta.

Angel Hair Pasta with Scallops and Tomatoes

Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

Light and airy peppermint swirls in delicious meringues cookies. 'Tis the season for all things peppermint, shopping and big wooly mittens, cookies and hot cocoa, and of course, cookie exchanges.

Peppermint Meringues

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