So you and your significant other have decided to forgo a jam-packed restaurant this Valentine’s Day and opt for a nice meal at home. The only problem: Your date is gluten-free. Or vegetarian. Or a food snob.
We’re here to help with this handy guide to five delicious meals that are as simple to make as they are nutritious. From a ten-minute pizza to a flavorful salmon dish, there’s something here to please every taste bud.
For the pescetarian: mustard-glazed salmon with creamy pesto topping
Don’t let the words “glazed” and “creamy” fool you. This healthy recipe swaps all the sugary and high-calorie sauces for protein-rich Greek yogurt and spicy mustard. Bonus: The salmon only takes 30 minutes to bake.
For the vegetarian: eggplant and tofu with curried tomato-mint sauce
The vegetarian in your life will appreciate this hearty meal, packed with bright flavors.
For the pizza lover: ten-minute pita and pepper pizza
This recipe lets the two of you play with your food. Grab a bag of pitas, a can of tomato sauce, and your favorite cheese and pizza toppings. Then get to work—in just ten minutes you’ll have personal pizzas to enjoy together.
For the foodie: baked chicken with apples
Prove to your food-loving significant other that a delicious meal doesn’t have to be complicated. This recipe only requires six main ingredients: chicken, chard, apples, blue cheese crumbles, shallots, and apple cider vinegar.
For the gluten-free: easy shrimp and asparagus with grits
Give dinner a touch of Southern charm with this gluten-free twist on a classic comfort food. The shrimp and asparagus add protein and vitamins.