February 10, 2022

Healthy Valentine’s Day 3-Course Dinner

General, Healthy Living, Leg / Vein Health, Nutrition

Whether you made plans for Valentine’s Day or are still deciding, these three recipes are a great option if you and your loved one decide to stay home this year. Nothing says “I love you” more than cooking your favorite person a delicious — and healthy! — meal.

Bruschetta Melts

These bruschetta melts are a great way to start your Valentine’s Day dinner festivities from the comfort of your own home and kitchen. Enjoy these ahead of your main entrée.


3 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes

1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped

12 slices French bread, about 1/4 inch thick (if you are using a small loaf, you will want about 24 slices)

4 oz. 1/3 of the fat cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup torn basil leaves

1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Get the full recipe on A Kitchen Addiction.

Crispy Honey-Lemon Chicken Thighs

The main course of the evening will be these delicious crispy honey-lemon chicken thighs. After making this dish for your sweetheart, it’ll become a new favorite that you can incorporate with your other weekly recipes.


4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

salt and pepper, to taste

1–2 tablespoons olive oil

5–6 cloves garlic, peeled

1 tablespoon butter

Juice of half of a lemon

1 1/2 tablespoons honey

1–2 tablespoons fresh parsley, stems removed and chopped

Get the full recipe on Brit + Co.

Decadent Dark Chocolate Chia Pudding

End your Valentine’s Day with a dessert! When chocolate is attached to any recipe, it’s hard to think it’s healthy — but we promise this chocolate chia pudding is dairy-, sugar- and oil-free!


2 cups of full fat coconut milk (use the milk that’s in the can, don’t use the coconut water portion)

1/2 cup of chia seeds

1/2 cup of Dutch processed cocoa powder

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

9 whole dates (dried and pitted)

Optional toppings: fresh raspberries, sliced almonds, bananas, strawberries or shaved dark chocolate

Get the full recipe on Joyful Healthy Eats.

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