Guilt-Free Valentine’s Recipes for Two slideshow
February 12, 2016
These healthy Valentine’s Day recipes are perfect for you and your sweetheart
Guilt-Free Valentine’s Recipes for Two
Love birds across the world rejoice: There are foods you can safely eat this Valentine’s Day that will neither make you feel gassy nor deflate your libido. Click ahead to see some guilt-free Valentine’s recipes for two.
Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash
Traditional pasta may leave you feeling sluggish. Replace it with a vegetable and enjoy it with cheese-stuffed meatballs. Use one fork to increase the romantic vibes.
Nutrition Facts: 300 calories | 10g fat | 26g carbohydrates | 27g protein
Cinnamon Baked Apples
Cinnamon Baked Apples
While eating an apple didn’t work out so well for Eve, we’re positive that you and your significant other won’t face eternal damnation after enjoying these baked apples.
Nutrition Facts (with walnuts): 175 calories | 4.5g fat | 31g carbohydrates | 7g protein
London Broil with Mashed Cauliflower
If you’re in love with a vegan, you may want to choose one of our other Valentine’s Day recipes. If your loved one would love one hunk of beef, then this recipe is for you.
Nutrition Facts (meat with sauce): 320 calories | 10g fat | 10g carbohydrates | 33g protein
Nutrition Facts (mashed cauliflower): 40 calories | 2.5g fat | 4g carbohydrates | 2g protein
Peanut Butter Chocolate Bites
Don’t lie to us — we know you like feeding your partner food. It’s cute (as long as you don’t do what this guy did). We get it. Try feeding her or him one of these healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Bites.
Nutrition Facts: 270 calories | 19g fat | 21g carbohydrates | 12g protein
Salmon and Asparagus with Pepper Purée
Strong is the new sexy. Help fuel your loved one’s muscles with this protein-packed, micronutrient-dense Salmon and Asparagus with Pepper Purée. Oh, and did we mention that salmon is an aphrodisiac?
Nutrition Facts: 360 calories | 18g fat | 12g carbohydrates | 37g protein
Spinach, Tomato, & Turkey Pizza
We definitely understand that you may be tempted to order a heart-shaped pizza, but we urge you to try this healthy (but more importantly delicious) pizza recipe instead. Try to shape it like a heart if you dare.
Nutrition Facts: 330 calories | 19g fat | 9g carbohydrates | 32g protein
Zucchini and Walnut Brownies
When a brownie is nearly equal parts protein and carbohydrates, you know it’s good. Get some of these good (tasting), good (nutritionally) Zucchini and Walnut Brownies cooking in your microwave for a guilt-free treat to share with your sweet. Did you know you can also make bread in your microwave oven? The possibilities are endless.
Nutrition Facts: 180 calories | 8g fat | 17g carbohydrate | 13g protein