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★ Romantic Meal Ideas For 2 & Heart-Shaped Valentine's Day Recipes ★

Updated on April 7, 2015
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Cute Lunchbox Foods for Kids & DIY Table Settings

If you want to impress your date with a 3-course home cooked meal, then you have come to the right place! Below you will find a roundup of romantic main meals, yummy dessert recipes and a great variety of ideas for heart-shaped treats.

I have also included a section for parents who want to make a creative lunch box ensemble for their kids on Valentine's day, with all kinds of examples of foods including strawberry hearts and sandwich envelopes.

Of course the food is only one part of the set up if you are planning to romance your sweetheart, so there are also table setting guides that will complete the mood.

I hope you find this collection very useful for spoiling those you love :)

Romantic Hot Chocolate

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Best Heart-Shaped Cooking Products

Turn everyday foods into Valentine's Day themed treats by making them heart-shaped! Here are 3 of the best kitchen shaping gadgets:

Norpro Nonstick Heart Pancake/Egg Rings, Set of 2
Norpro Nonstick Heart Pancake/Egg Rings, Set of 2

Cook up some hearty pancakes or eggs for breakfast in bed.

 
Wilton Excelle Elite 4 inch x 1 3/4 inch Non-Stick Heart Springform Pan
Wilton Excelle Elite 4 inch x 1 3/4 inch Non-Stick Heart Springform Pan

You can make all kinds of cakes or frozen desserts with this non-stick springform tin.

 
Cast Iron Heart Shaped Cake Pan - 9 x 7.5 Inch
Cast Iron Heart Shaped Cake Pan - 9 x 7.5 Inch

A quality cast-iron pan for making lovely mini cakes.

 

Candlelit Dinner

Candles are perfect for creating the romantic ambience.
Candles are perfect for creating the romantic ambience. | Source

Frozen Raspberry Dessert

Click here for this recipe as well as many others.

Photo by Pillsbury.

Red Roses Centrepiece

Red roses are a classic decoration or gift for Valentine's day - and as you can see, roses make a fab centrepiece too.
Red roses are a classic decoration or gift for Valentine's day - and as you can see, roses make a fab centrepiece too. | Source

Themed Table Settings

It doesn't have to all be red hearts and roses - personalized & themed settings like the nautical theme shown above can be much more thoughtful and romantic.

Photo by Dom In Still.

Photos and more table setting ideas can be found on the Dom In Still and Casa e Trend websites.

Valentine's Cupcakes

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Hearty Breakfast

You can make so many foods heart-shaped, from pancakes and eggs to fruit and toast.
You can make so many foods heart-shaped, from pancakes and eggs to fruit and toast. | Source

Made With Love

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You can make many meals into themed Valentine's Day ones by: creating heart shapes, adding heart embellishments (making hearts in the sauce or branding meat with a heart shape for instance), and/or using red and pink colours.

You can find the recipe for the Twin Hearts Apricot Glazed Shrimp and Peppadew Salad shown above by clicking here.

Chocolate Heart Cake

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Cute Lunch Box Food

Surprise your kids with cute love-themed food.
Surprise your kids with cute love-themed food. | Source

Romantic Soundtracks

Candlelight, table settings and background music will help you set exactly the right mood for your Valentine's day feast!

Videos For More Recipes & Table Settings

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      erfanstreet 

      5 years ago

      Oh my, these are lovely dinner ideas for two. Valentine's Day or not. :D

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