By Natalie Mathiowetz, Registered Dietitian
In case the overloading flowers in your office space and aisles and aisles of pink and red heart shaped packaged chocolate hasn’t already tipped you off… it is Valentine’s Day. Whether you are one to think it’s just a made up holiday by the greeting card and candy companies or if you and your sweetie like to take advantage and have a date night… indulgent foods are tempting everyone on the aisle end-caps.
Valentine’s day doesn’t have to be all about the store bought candy or indulgent desserts to flutter your special someone’s heart. Actually, that’s contradictory. High fat and high sugar foods promote inflammation which can lead to heart disease. Here are a few recipes that might help make Valentine’s Day just a little bit sweeter…and healthier.
Bite Sized Strawberry Crumble:
Tart Cherry, Kale and Feta Stuffed Chicken:
Date Night Bourbon Peach Glazed Salmon: