14 Healthy Valentine's Day Recipes
Ahhhh, Valentine's Day. The day that immediately makes me think of chocolate, cocktails and expensive dinners out.
This Valentines's Day, whether you're celebrating with friends, family, or that special someone, treat your loved ones to something equally delicious that won't lead to feeling like you ruined your diet. These healthy recipes have you covered, whether you're doing breakfast in bed, dinner for two or a late night dessert.
Apple Cinnamon Protein Pancakes
Reminiscent of apple pie, this recipe allows you to enjoy the comforting spices — such as cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg — we love from grandma’s apple pie without the sugary extra calories you get from traditional pie fillings and the saturated fat you get from the butter or shortening used to make pie crusts flaky. Get the recipe.
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Steel-Cut Oatmeal
This energizing breakfast gets even more tantalizing flavor from cinnamon and fresh berries. Get the recipe.
Turkey Bacon Wrapped Scallops
Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, they look like an artisanal appetizer… just don’t spill the secret about how easy they are to make! Get the recipe.
Baked Ziti with Spinach
This Baked Ziti with Spinach is loaded with vegetables and fresh herbs, then topped with a combination of three cheeses. Get the recipe.
Tomato Salsa Shrimp with Noodles
This Tomato Salsa Shrimp is the answer to an impressive meal with minimal effort. It’s colorful, fresh, and light! Get the recipe.
This Eggplant Parmesan recipe does away with deep frying, which is a whole lot healthier than most recipes. Get the recipe.
Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese
This recipe boasts two types of cheese – yes, real cheese! – sharp cheddar and Gruyere. The secret is using extra-flavorful cheeses, so a little bit goes a long way. Get the recipe
Chicken Breast with Feta and Artichoke
This recipe simply requires whipping up a quick marinade the night before, then dinner is on the table the very next evening in under 20 minutes. Get the recipe.
Crock Pot Baked Apples
Indulge in buttery baked apples with this lowfat option that’s just sweet enough to satisfy your sweet tooth. And thanks to the apples, you’ll get a full serving of fruit. Get the recipe.
Lime Cheesecake Cups
Sweet, tart, and refreshing, this raw Vegan Lime Cheesecake Cups recipe lets you have your cheesecake and eat it too. Get the recipe.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches
The peanut butter ice cream — or “nice cream” if you will — is made from all-natural peanut butter, unsweetened almond milk, and Chocolate Vegan Shakeology. Get the recipe.
Blueberry Bread Pudding
This Blueberry Bread Pudding recipe uses whole grain bread, almond milk and maple syrup, and we think that’s a little more interesting. Get the recipe.
Homemade Vanilla Frozen Yogurt
Ditch the grocery store frozen yogurt and make your own. Get the recipe.
Shakeology Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Instead of chocolate, these berries are dipped in a rich, chocolaty mixture of Shakeology and coconut oil that hardens in the fridge just like chocolate. Bae will be very impressed (or like in my case, just enjoy them yourself!). Get the recipe.