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Looking for a delicious and affordable way to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day? Win your way to that special someone’s heart with a romantic meal at home. Our enticing Valentine’s Day collection is full of healthy and delicious recipes and menus to make an intimate dinner for two, as well as decadent chocolate desserts that taste indulgent but won’t add inches to your waistline. So light some candles, uncork your favorite bottle of wine and add some healthy romance to your life with these homemade meals for two!
The chocolate will stiffen if it gets cold, so enjoy it while it’s still warm. Skewer and dip anything you like—pear slices, dried apricots, even marshmallows.
Duck breasts may seem too fancy for the average weeknight, but they roast up beautifully and quickly. This preparation, with its luscious ruby-colored sauce, is definitely one that will impress.
Pacific Sole with Oranges & Pecans
Not so long ago, Dover sole meant an overcooked fillet swimming in butter, dotted with tasteless dried herbs and soaked in too much lemon juice. But sole deserves a comeback: it can become a satisfying, sophisticated, one-skillet dinner with very little effort. The recipe can easily be doubled.
Orange marmalade and freshly grated orange zest make a deliciously tangy sauce for quick-cooking chicken tenders. Serve with brown rice.
Soufflés may look like a restaurant-only dessert, but they are actually easy to make. Whip them up right after dinner and enjoy while they’re still warm from the oven.