Healthy and Sweet Valentine’s Day Treats

Show your loved ones just how much you care with these homemade, healthy and sweet Valentine’s Day treats.

Love Potion 

love potion

Float ice cubes made from pomegranate juice in a fruit smoothie (like the Cabbage Berry one below) for a special “love potion” your sweetie is sure to enjoy.

Recipe here.


Cabbage and Berry Purple Smoothie


Use cabbage and blueberries’ natural hues to make a lovely purple smoothie for your love.

Recipe here.


Whole-Wheat Cranberry Applesauce Muffins


Whether you have a special someone, children who love cute food, or just want to treat yourself this Valentine’s Day, these muffins are the perfect breakfast treat. Using whole-wheat flour makes them extra heart-healthy.

Recipe here.


Heart-Shaped Salad

heartsaladAll you need are a handful of cherub tomatoes and another handful of baby carrots. Slice them on the diagonal, then flip one side and reconnect it. The carrots need toothpicks, but the tomatoes just stick to themselves. Viola – a salad sure to delight all the senses!

Recipe here.


Yogurt- Covered Strawberries

yogurtstrawberrysnack You can make these delectable treats by dipping strawberries (halved or whole) in vanilla Greek yogurt, then put them on a sheet pan lined with parchment or wax paper and freezing. So simple and enjoyable!

Recipe here.


No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

 cookies-collageChocolate and peanut butter – the perfect pair! The bonus to these cookies — you don’t need to bake them or add any sugar.

Recipe here.


Fresh Fruit Skewers


Prepare these adorable fruit skewers by alternating fresh raspberries and blackberries on kebab sticks. Add ribbons and paper hearts for extra pizzazz.

Recipe here.


Valentine’s Day Salad


Add a Valentine’s Day touch to a traditional Caprese salad by cutting the mozzarella into heart-shaped slices.

Recipe here.


Strawberry Applesauce


Not only is this strawberry applesauce deliciously sweet and flavorful, but it’s also the perfect color for Valentine’s Day! And best of all, it couldn’t be easier to make. It would make a great gift for teachers, neighbors, or co-workers in a mason jar with some cute fabric or ribbon.

Recipe here.


Red Beet Pancakes


Adding red beets to pancakes is a fun and healthy Valentine’s Day breakfast idea. Nutritious, delicious, and gorgeous!

Recipe here.


Egg Hearts


These heart-shaped hardboiled eggs would make a great Valentine’s Day snack in your loved-ones lunch box.


 Healthy Hearts

healthy-heartsMove over, Cupid. These edible valentines will win the heart of everyone in the family. They’re also sure to be a hit as a classroom snack.

Recipe here.


Fruit Valentines


We love the idea of giving out fruit instead of candy this Valentine’s Day! These adorable fruit tags will surely make your Valentine feel special. Use whole fruit wrapped in little bags or applesauce squeeze pouches.

Instructions here.


Black Bean Fudge


Black-bean fudge is a vegan-friendly, gluten-free take on traditional chocolate fudge.  Not only is it healthy and tasty, but also it’s incredibly easy to make, can be stored in the fridge or the freezer, and would make for an awesome homemade gift this Valentine’s Day. For that extra special someone, put fudge in a heart-shaped tin.

Recipe here.


Vegetable Stamps


For a non-edible Valentine’s Day gift, use a veggie stamp to make your sweetie a special card.

Instructions here.


We love the idea of using natural vegetable dyes to make a card for your valentine!

beetstampInstructions here.


Please visit our Pinterest page for more Valentine’s Day ideas.


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