With Valentine's Day just around the corner, why bother going out to dinner when you and your loved one can spend a romantic evening crafting your own feast? Skip the crowded and overpriced restaurants and instead get to cookin' to make a meal and night to remember. We're bringing you 8 delicious and Whole 30 dinner recipes to make your night all the more romantic and help fuel the valentine's festivities.
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1. Filet Mignon with Mushroom Sauce
Nothing says fancy date night like a classy filet mignon dinner. The light balsamic dressing paired with the steak adds a more elegant touch than your typical steak and potatoes dinner. You can find the full recipe here.
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2. Spaghetti Squash Carbonara
There's nothing worse than feeling uncomfortably full and bloated after slurping up too much pasta. Lucky for us all, spaghetti squash is a great alternative to traditional pasta. This light and delicious meal will leave you feeling content and confident to take on the rest of the evening. You can find the full recipe here.
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3. One Pan Creamy Garlic Shrimp
This creamy garlic shrimp makes for a quick recipe with an even easier clean up with there being only one pan involved. If that's not easy enough, this recipe can also be made in the Instant Pot as well! If you're looking for a quick meal before a night of fun, look no further than this delish creamy garlic shrimp. You can find the recipe here.
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4. Whole30 Kale Chicken Caesar Salad
Everybody loves a classic Caesar salad, and this recipe is sure to not disappoint. This fresh ingredients of this recipe are intensified by a homemade caesar dressing sure to knock your socks off. You can find the full recipe here.
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5. Enchilada Stuffed Sweet Potato
You can't go wrong with combining two crowd favorites, sweet potatoes and enchiladas. It's almost a no brainer. An easy and simple recipe with elevated flavors from only a magical homemade enchilada sauce can provide. Skip the typical mexican restaurant and spice things up yourself. You can find the full recipe here.
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6. Mango Chicken with Coconut Cauliflower Rice
Just because you might not get to take a tropical vacation this Valentine's day, doesn't mean you can't transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise. Escape into the night with this mango and coconut combo. You can find the full recipe here.
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7. Egg Roll in a Bowl with Creamy Chili Sauce
A bowl bursting with flavor with a creamy chili sauce that is sure to spice up the night. Deconstructed bowls like this are perfect for when you want all the flavor of a tasty egg roll, but without the heavy fried coating. You can find the full recipe here.
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8. Healthy Bruschetta Chicken
The perfect light and refreshing dinner to end the day and begin a relaxing night of romance. This healthy bruschetta chicken is sure to satisfy and delight your taste buds with fresh balsamic, roma tomatoes, and basil, what's not to love? You can find the full recipe here.