Ignite the flames of romance with a delectable and health-conscious dinner for two. Our handpicked collection of 23 healthy dinner recipes is designed to set the mood for a memorable and romantic evening. From succulent seafood to tender grilled meats and an array of vibrant vegetarian options, these recipes prioritize both taste and nutrition. So, dim the lights, light some candles, and embark on a culinary adventure that will delight your taste buds and create an intimate atmosphere perfect for sharing with your special someone. These dishes promise to nourish your bodies and your connection, making your romantic dinner one to remember.
This easy pesto pizza recipe puts a light and zesty twist on the traditional pizza night! It only requires six simple ingredients and 30 minutes of your time, making it a perfect way to enjoy one of your favorite dishes at home in no time.
Recipe: pesto pizza
Vegetable Pot Pie
This creamy and flavorful vegetable pot pie is a perfect comfort food, packed with vegetables and topped with either a flaky pie crust or a crispy sliced potato crust. Whether you’re serving it for a holiday dinner or enjoying it as leftovers, this dish is sure to satisfy your taste buds.
Recipe: vegetable pot pie
Vegetable Stew with Dumplings
This vegetable stew with dumplings is a delicious and comforting dish that will warm you up on a cold night. The flavorful stew, loaded with veggies and lentils, is topped with tender and fluffy dumplings, making it a satisfying and wholesome meal.
Recipe: vegetable stew with dumplings
This New York-style cheesecake is a dreamy dessert with a velvety texture and a tangy flavor that perfectly complements the bright raspberry sauce. Made with only five whole food ingredients, it’s oil-free and gluten-free, making it a healthier treat without sacrificing taste.
Recipe: baked cheesecake
Casarecce Pasta in Peperonata Sauce
Looking for a quick and delicious meal? Try our casarecce pasta recipe! Originating from Sicily, these short pasta noodles are known for their twisted or rolled shape, perfect for holding rich and flavorful sauces. Boil the pasta, and in just 30 minutes, you’ll have a comforting Italian masterpiece.
Recipe here: casarecce pasta
Chocolate Chip Muffins
These moist, chocolatey chocolate chip muffins are perfect for brunch, an after-dinner dessert, or an afternoon snack. Using the famous Jordan Marsh muffins as a base, these muffins are packed with flavor and a tender texture that both kids and adults will love!
Recipe: chocolate chip muffins
Thai Green Curry Fried Rice
This Thai green curry fried rice is a mouth-watering and flavorful dish that makes great use of leftover rice. With a perfect blend of creamy, sweet, and citrusy flavors, it’s an easy-to-make and delicious vegan recipe that can be ready in just 30 minutes.
Recipe: green curry fried rice
Grilled Vegetable Napoleon
This grilled vegetable Napoleon is a showstopper with vibrant, char-grilled layers of veggies like eggplant, zucchini, bell pepper, portobello mushroom, and more. If you want a visually stunning and flavorful side dish, look no further. Served with aromatic basil pesto, it is stunning and flavorful.
Recipe: vegetable napoleon
Thai Red Curry Mac and Cheese
This Thai Red Curry Mac and Cheese is featuring cashew nuts, coconut milk, and Thai red curry paste. It is a great fusion recipe where the coconut milk makes it extra creamy, while the red curry paste adds a little bit of spiciness.
Recipe here: red curry mac and cheese
Ramen Spring Rolls
Rolled and ready in just under 30 minutes, these ramen spring rolls are sure to be a scrumptious addition to your next dinner party. Serve it up as an appetizer or snack and let your guests enjoy the savory flavors of bok choy, scallion, and wood ear mushroom, cooked in a spicy blend of sriracha and soy sauce!
Recipe: ramen spring rolls
Smoked Tofu Sushi Rolls
This tofu sushi recipe combines smoked tofu, veggies, and a sriracha mayo to make delicious maki sushi rolls the entire family will love. You do not need to be a professional sushi chef to whip up this recipe.
Recipe: tofu sushi rolls
Caramel Nice Cream
Indulge in this luscious caramel nice cream made with frozen bananas and a rich, velvety caramel flavor blended in. Topped with a drizzle of caramel sauce, this treat is easy to make and perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth any time of day.
Recipe: caramel nice cream
Rice Paper Egg Rolls
These egg rolls are a perfect appetizer or snack, with a savory and crispy texture that will satisfy your cravings. Made with a flavorful mix of vegetables, they are a healthier alternative to traditional egg rolls and can be easily baked, fried or air-fried in just a few minutes.
Recipe: egg rolls
Sushi Spring Rolls
Whether you are preparing for an office potluck or hosting friends and family at home, these delicious sushi spring rolls are sure to impress. You can create mouthwatering rolls featuring aromatic, teriyaki tofu, creamy avocado, and crunchy cucumber.
Recipe: sushi spring rolls
Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins
Made with rich dark chocolate and creamy homemade peanut butter, these chocolate peanut butter muffins are flavor packed and so tender, they almost melt in your mouth. They are also effortless to make, only requiring 10 minutes of prep time and 30 minutes of baking time!
Recipe: chocolate peanut butter muffins
Tom Yum Fried Rice
Easy to make and packed with flavor and aroma, Tom Yum fried rice is best summed up in one word: Unforgettable. In this simple, easy-to-follow recipe, you’ll learn how to make an all-veggie version from the comfort of your own kitchen. The best part? It takes less than 22 minutes to prepare!
Recipe: tom yum fried rice
Double Chocolate Cake
Indulge in the rich and decadent flavors of this double chocolate cake, topped with a smooth and creamy chocolate coconut whipped cream frosting. Made with only a few simple ingredients, this easy-to-follow recipe will have you enjoying a perfect slice of chocolate heaven in no time!
Recipe: chocolate cake
Tuscan Red Wine Pasta
Tuscan Red Wine Pasta is a hearty and flavorful dish that brings together the robust flavors of red wine, tender pasta, and roasted cauliflower. The cauliflower adds a delightful texture and a subtle earthy taste, while the red wine sauce infuses the dish with depth and richness, resulting in a satisfying Italian-inspired meal.
Recipe: tuscan red wine pasta
These moist, fluffy, and easy-to-make blueberry muffins are packed with fresh, juicy blueberries and a hint of vanilla, then topped with cane sugar for an extra sweet crunch. Inspired by the popular Jordan Marsh blueberry muffin recipe, this sweet treat will surely put a smile on your face, whether you have them for breakfast, a snack, or a post-meal dessert!
Recipe: blueberry muffins
Italian Panna Cotta
This panna cotta is a decadent, silky-smooth Italian dessert made without gelatin. With only a few simple ingredients, it is a quick and easy dessert that will impress your guests.
Recipe: panna cotta
Squash Steak with Polenta
Indulge in a vegetarian delight with our Butternut Squash Steak served atop a creamy bed of polenta. The tender, caramelized squash perfectly complements the rich and comforting polenta, creating a harmonious combination of flavors and textures that will leave you craving more.
Recipe: squash steak
Butternut Squash Wellington
This Wellington is a showstopper main course that’s both delicious and impressive. The combination of roasted butternut squash and sautéed rosemary mushroom filling wrapped in flaky puff pastry creates a perfect balance of flavors and textures.
Experience the delightful combination of vegetables and aromatic pesto sauce in our pesto vegetables recipe. This culinary fusion is sure to satisfy. Prepare to savor the vibrant flavors and enticing aromas as roasted veggies are perfectly paired with a flavorful pesto sauce!
Recipe: pesto vegetables