15 easy, elegant, delicious recipes to celebrate Valentine's Day. Make a delicious meal for the people you love!
Valentine's Day is just around the corner! We love celebrating with a really delicious meal at home. No need to worry about reservations or crowds, you can enjoy quality time with your sweetheart or those you love.
We've rounded up our favorite easy, elegant and celebration-worthy recipes for you today. There are lots of options from salads to desserts, so there's something for everyone. In case you missed it, we also shared Valentine's gifts from the kitchen and Pink Cakes to celebrate. Let us know what you're making and Happy Valentine's Day!
Classic French Bistro Salad
This simple Classic French Bistro Salad, served at cafés, brasseries and bistros all over France, is beyond easy and one of those recipes you'll be turning to again and again (especially when you want to feel a little "fancy") - with minimal effort on your part.
Tuscan Kale Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing
Think you don't like kale salad? Think again! This delicious Tuscan Kale Salad with crisp, buttery bread crumbs, salty, savory Parmesan and a fabulous lemon basil dressing will have the most adamant kale hater requesting seconds!
Ridiculously Easy Rosemary Bread
This Ridiculously Easy Rosemary Bread takes 5 minutes to prep, 10 minutes to shape and it looks like it comes from an artisan bakery! Oh, and it's ridiculously delicious too!
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!
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!
Make-Ahead Homemade Manicotti
This make-ahead, Homemade Manicotti is beyond delicious with an Italian sausage marinara and tender melt-in-your-mouth pasta.
Honey Bourbon Glazed Salmon
This salmon is deliciously company-worthy, yet every day easy! The sweet, sticky, spicy, gingery glaze/drizzling sauce is unbelievable!
Steak and Potato Arugula Salad
Fresh, yet hearty! A healthy dinner-in-a-bowl with steak, warm potatoes and a delicious champagne vinaigrette.
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.
Brown Butter Tomato Shrimp and Grits
With a creamy, brown butter-tomato-wine sauce, this Shrimp and Grits recipe is easy enough for weeknights but also VERY dinner party-worthy! This fabulous meal in a bowl also features barely cooked fresh cherry tomatoes, sweet, tender shrimp and smoky Andouille sausage served over a bed of white cheddar grits.
Ridiculously Easy Blender Chocolate Pots de Crème
No one will believe these delicious, make-ahead, dinner-party-worthy Blender Chocolate Pots de Crème took 5-minutes of hands-on time.
Easy Lemon Curd Mousse
This delicious Lemon Mousse is so elegant, yet easy enough to make an ordinary day special. It tastes like a creamy, fluffy lemon cloud with a layer of graham cracker-coconut-pecan crunch on the bottom.
Swedish Sticky Chocolate Cake (Kladdkaka)
Kladdkaka (aka Swedish Sticky Chocolate Cake) is one of Sweden's most beloved (and easy) desserts and every chocolate lover's dream come true! This version is also a one-bowl, no-mixer recipe that comes together quickly with pantry staples!
Ridiculously Easy Raspberry Coulis
Just a fancy name for a delicious, super versatile raspberry sauce, this Ridiculously Easy Raspberry Coulis pairs fabulously with chocolate, lemon and a zillion other desserts! Along with being ridiculously easy, it's also ridiculously delicious!
Strawberry Jam Shortbread Tart
Need an impressive, delicious, easy dessert? This Strawberry Jam Shortbread Tart, with a ribbon of sweet jam and fresh berries nestled between layers of buttery crust and crisp, lemon glazed crumble, is IT!
Thought for the day:
When I consider the heavens,
the work of Your fingers,
the moon and the stars,
which You have set in place,
what is mankind that You are mindful of them,
human beings that You care for them?
What we're listening to for inspiration:
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