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DIY Valentine's Day Dinner

February 01, 2021

Avoid some of the pressure (and expensive price tags) that can come along with Valentine’s Day by staying in and cooking a romantic homemade dinner for two.


Choose from our list of easy homemade Valentine’s dinner ideas below. These romantic homemade meals are sure to impress, no matter what kind of food your significant other craves. All you have to do is decide which of these delicious homemade Valentine’s dinner will be the best!


PASTA LOVER | Caprese Chicken Pasta

This pasta dish only takes 30 minutes from prep to finish! Made with a balsamic glaze, this chicken pasts is sure to please.


CHICKEN RECIPE | Chicken Scallopini with Mushrooms

If Caprese isn't your thing, here is another chicken recipe that is ready in 30 minutes. This dish combines cheese, cream and wine - what more could a Valentine ask for?


BEEF DISH | Seared Steak, Sautéed Spinach and Buttery Gnocchi

Looking for a complete meal? Try this 30-minute seared steak recipe that will have your Valentine thinking you ordered in.


PORK RECIPE | Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops

This isn't your typical dry, chewy pork chop recipe - these breaded pork chops are pan fried then baked for a meal the whole family will enjoy!


VEGETARIAN OPTION | Greek-style Stuffed Peppers

Need to make something really last minute? Look no further than these stuffed bell peppers made with diced artichoke, tomatoes, fresh dill, mozzarella cheese and can be dipped in tzatziki sauce.


VEGAN DISH | Black Bean and Quinoa Chili

An easy, satisfying meal ready in 40 minutes for all you Vegan Valentines out there.


PALEO / WHOLE-30 / GLUTEN-FREE MEAL | Taco Casserole

Try this recipe for a twist on tacos. It takes a little longer but is oh, so worth it! After all, who doesn't like tacos?


KETO-FRIENDLY | Beef and Broccoli

Try this slow cooker meal for something you can prep in the morning and leave cooking all day.



No matter which Valentine's Day homemade dinner idea you try, don’t forget about dessert!

CHOCOLATE | Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cake

Chocolate - peanut butter - lava cake; need we say more?


SWEET TREATS | Apple Cheesecake Bars (Keto-friendly!)

If your sweetie isn't really into chocolate or peanut butter, try this apple cheesecake recipe.


We hope these DIY homemade romantic dinner ideas have sparked some inspiration. And here’s to sparking some love from your Valentine and proving a Valentine’s Day homemade dinner is just as good as eating at the most expensive restaurant in town.

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