5 Valentine’s Day Meal Ideas

Valentine's Day menu ideas

Love is in the air. You want to impress your special someone but don’t know what to make? Relax, I’ve got you covered. Here are some Valentine’s day meal ideas to take the work out of menu planning. Follow these recipes and put some music on.

The Romantic Italian Dinner

You can’t go wrong with Italian so I had to start off this list with this menu. I’m an Italian girl after all, and if my hubby were to make me this on Valentine’s day, I’d be putty in his hands. Don’t forget the bottle of red wine.

5 minute bruschetta www.tasteofdivine.com

Appetizer: 5 Minute Bruschetta

Salad: Avocado Caprese Salad

Main dish: Simple Osso Bucco

 

 

simple osso bucco 4

 

The Movie Night

Staying in and watching a movie? Here’s a menu of finger foods that are sure to please.

maple butter popcorn

Appetizer: Guacamole (with veggie sticks, chips, or whatever else)

Main dish: Avocado Pizza

Extra: Maple Butter Popcorn

 

At second look, maybe I should be calling this one “The Avocado Lovers” instead.

 

The Bacon Lover

Bacon…enough said.

Salad: Bacon Avocado Salad

Main dish: Hamburger Monterey

Hamburger Monterey Cast Iron 2
The Classic Comfort

Traditional chicken pot pie (my mom’s recipe). Comfort food at it’s finest right there.

green salad 2 square

 Salad: Green Salad

Main dish: Mom’s Chicken Pot Pie

chicken pot pie 2

 

The Aphrodisiac

Salmon has been considered an aphrodisiac for a long time because of the omega-3 content, and chanterelles have been known through history to be powerful aphrodisiacs as well.

Maple Glazed Salmon with Mashed Hokkaido

Salad: 5-Minute Raw Carrot Salad

Main dish: Maple Glazed Salmon

Side: Sautéed Chanterelles

Side: Roasted Cauliflower

 

And last but not least: CHOCOLATE!!!!

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

 

Happy Valentine’s Day!