Skip the crowds and expensive restaurants and enjoy Valentine's Dinner at home with these 12 date night-worthy dinner ideas!
Valentine's Day is right around the corner. We love celebrating the day with a really great meal at home. It's a great excuse to make something a little different than your everyday dinner. Plus you get to avoid crowded restaurants and enjoy quality time with the people you love.
These recipes may look fancy and elegant, but you can prep them ahead and they come together easily. There's everything from chicken to steak and seafood. Share them with someone you love!
Easy Date-Night Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken Breasts
Need a fancy and delicious but easy meal? You can have these delicious Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken Breasts on the table in 30 minutes, start to finish!
No-Fuss Butternut Squash Risotto with Italian Roasted Shrimp
A delicious fall comfort dish, this Butternut Squash Risotto with Italian Roasted Shrimp can be prepped ahead and uses the magic of the oven for perfectly cooked risotto and shrimp without all the fuss! A fabulous meal for entertaining or to enjoy near a cozy fire!
Make-Ahead Italian Sausage Puttanesca
This Italian Sausage Puttanesca is a delicious entree for a dinner party, but it's also great for a weeknight meal. It can be made ahead, freezes well and its a big hit with young and old alike!
Marry Me Chicken
This super tender Marry Me Chicken with rosemary and sun-dried tomatoes is so delicious that it just might seal the deal on a proposal! It will definitely garner brownie points for you! No one has to know how easy it is!
Easy Pan Chicken in Mushroom Wine Sauce
This fabulous Chicken in Mushroom Wine Sauce is one of those delicious dinners that comes together quickly, enough to serve on a weeknight, yet it's perfect for a fancy dinner party.
Steak and Potato Arugula Salad
Fresh, yet hearty! A healthy dinner-in-a-bowl with steak, warm potatoes and a delicious champagne vinaigrette.
Honey Bourbon Glazed Salmon
This salmon is deliciously company-worthy, yet everyday easy! The sweet, sticky, spicy, gingery glaze/drizzling sauce is unbelievable!
Make-Ahead Homemade Manicotti
This make-ahead, Homemade Manicotti is beyond delicious with an Italian sausage marinara and tender melt-in-your-mouth pasta.
Weeknight, Dinner Party Chicken Marsala
This fabulous Chicken Marsala with super tender, pan-seared chicken, caramelized mushrooms and a succulent, silky sauce is a delicious way to make a weeknight special and elegant enough to serve for a fancy dinner party!
Easy Pan-Seared Chicken Bruschetta
If you're in the mood for something healthy, satiating and fabulous, this super easy Pan-Seared Chicken Bruschetta is calling your name! Serve it with some crusty bread to sop up the delicious juices and you'll be hearing rave reviews from family, friends and guests!
Italian Chicken Meatballs and Marinara
These Italian Chicken Meatballs are made from boneless, skinless chicken breasts, not ground chicken. They're lean, light, tender, juicy and full of flavor!
And we sure don't want to leave you high and dry for dessert, so here are a couple of super easy, super delicious sweet recipes for your sweet ones.
Magical, Melt-in-Your-Mouth 5-Minute Chocolate Mousse (Ridiculously Easy!)
This Magical Melt-in-Your-Mouth 5-Minute Chocolate Mousse sounds too good to be true But, trust me, if you have a few minutes to spare, you can make an incredibly delicious dessert that will bring rave reviews from everyone!
Ridiculously Easy Chocolate Valentine Cake (One-Bowl, No-Mixer)
This Ridiculously Easy Chocolate Valentine Cake is super moist and chocolatey. And you don't need any special pans or cake decorating expertise! It's also ridiculously delicious!
Italian Raspberry Jam Ricotta Crumb Cake (Torta Sbrisolona)
This delicious Italian Ricotta Crumb Cake features a layer of creamy ricotta topped by a ribbon of raspberry jam nestled between a crisp, buttery dough that forms both the bottom crust and pretty crumb topping.
Thought for the day:
For God so loved the world
that He gave His one and only Son,
that whoever believes in Him
shall not perish but have eternal life.
What we're listening to for inspiration: