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Healthy Recipes: 5 Delicious Valentine’s Day Meals for Every Diet
Whether your date is vegetarian or gluten-free, these easy dishes are sure to please. By Melissa Romero
Comments () | Published February 12, 2014

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.

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