55 Date Night Dinner Ideas

Check out these date night dinner ideas that will impress your date- great for Valentine's Day, a special anniversary, first date or surprise

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Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day, a special anniversary, a first date, or just a nice surprise – here are 55 Date Night Dinner Ideas that are bound to impress! These romantic recipes are easy to make, look gorgeous and pack in the flavor! From delicious pasta to succulent salmon and much more, one bite from these dishes and love will definitely be in the air!

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Turn your living room into a top-notch restaurant with these 55 Date Night Dinner Ideas. These recipes are simple to make (they’re also fun to cook together!) and look like they’ve just come from a fancy restaurant. Win, win! From tender shrimp dishes to flavor-packed risotto, pamper the one you love with one of these delicious dishes, guaranteed to please the palette!

Tips for Date Night Dinner

  1. Know your date’s preferences. It may seem obvious, but when cooking a date night dinner, keep in mind the likes and dislikes of your date. What are their favorite foods and ingredients? Do they have any food allergies or intolerances? Do they love a certain cuisine or chef?
  2. Prep ahead. Choosing a recipe that can be prepped ahead of the evening will leave you more time to entertain your date!
  3. Choose some simple appetizers that don’t overpower the main dish! When it comes to appetizers, you can keep life simple and delicious with some Crostini with Roasted Tomatoes or Cucumber Sushi Rolls!
  4. Pick short cut pastas for less messy bites. If you’re choosing pasta, instead of long strands of tangling spaghetti or fettuccine, choose penne pasta, orzo, tortellini, or ravioli.
  5. Include some foods that are aphrodisiacs for an even more romantic night. These foods include oysters, almonds, basil, and asparagus! 😉

Best Date Night Dinner Ideas

Cozying up and staying in for your romantic dinner? I have all the recipes you need to make your date night special and delicious! Whether you’re looking for a 4-course dinner menu, complete with tasty appetizers, side dishes, hearty main course, and delectable desserts or looking for a comforting dish like pasta and chicken, this collection of date night dinner ideas has you covered!

Date Night Appetizer Recipes

  • Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms – Start your romantic evening with this flavorful, cheesy, and protein-packed appetizer. Let these mushrooms, filled with a mixture of herbs, cheese, and chickpeas, set the stage for a romantic evening ahead.
  • Shrimp Cocktail – This classic appetizer platter will add a touch of romance to your special evening. Plump shrimp served with a zesty cocktail sauce creates a refreshing and flavorful start to your date night.
  • Focaccia Charcuterie Board – Spoil your dinner date with this trendy idea. It starts with baking a wheel of brie right into focaccia bread and serving it with other favorite charcuterie foods like deli meats, cheese, fruits, and nuts.
  • Beet Hummus with Flatbread – With its beautiful pink hue, this beet hummus puts a beautiful twist on a classic Middle Eastern spread everyone loves. Pair it with homemade flatbread and let the natural flavors shine!
  • Artichoke Tahini Dip – Served hot, this cheesy dip is made with spinach, artichokes, tahini, and feta cheese. Bake it in the oven to ooey-gooey, cheesy perfection, and serve with your favorite crackers or pita chips.
  • Tomato Basil Bruschetta – Fresh, vibrant, and oh-so-good, these small bites come together quickly and ready to serve in 10 minutes. It’s a delicious vegan appetizer that’s bursting with flavor!

Date Night Side Dishes

  • Spinach Strawberry Salad – If you need a simple salad to brighten up your date night dinner, this spinach strawberry salad does a job well done! Sweet strawberries paired with crispy baby spinach and topped with almonds and feta for a mouthwatering side dish.
  • Brussel Sprout Sweet Potato Salad – Full of flavor and fun texture, this side salad comes together quickly and easily. It’s a versatile salad that pairs well with any protein and can be served hot or cold!
  • Classic Caesar Salad – A classic salad like this Caesar is always a winner when it comes to easy date night dinner ideas. Crisp romaine lettuce, crunchy croutons, and parmesan cheese are perfectly coated in this easy-to-make homemade Caesar dressing.
  • Pumpkin Risotto – Creamy with the best pumpkin-y flavor; this vegetarian side dish is made with just a few ingredients and can be served as a comforting addition to your romantic spread.
  • Baked Eggplant Parmesan – Full of the same great flavors you love, this is a lighter version of the classic chicken parmesan full of melty cheese and red sauce. Impress your date with this vegetarian delight!
  • Spinach Lasagna Roll ups – Saucy, cheesy, and full of spinach and ricotta, this twist on lasagna has a beautiful presentation and tastes amazing. A small side salad and garlic bread really rounds this dish out for a romantic vegetarian Italian dinner.
  • Ratatouille – Bring some rustic charm into your date night with this French classic. Ratatouille is a hearty side dish with a wonderfully light and fresh flavor, thanks to all the vibrant vegetables. The best part is you can make it quickly in one pot!
  • Crispy Roasted Parmesan Potatoes – There’s nothing quite like the taste of crispy potatoes that are roasted to perfection. It’s a simple yet elegant side dish that pairs well with a variety of main courses.
  • Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes – If you want something beyond traditional mashed potatoes, this creamy side dish is a winner! It features not one, but two heads of garlic and has the most delicious, velvety smooth texture.
  • Creamed Spinach – This quick and easy side dish is classy enough for your special date yet comes together quickly so you have more time cozying up than cooking. Velvety smooth, incredibly savory, and oh-so-delicious!

Best Date Night Pasta Dishes

  • Cheese Stuffed Shells – Filled with a creamy ricotta cheese blend and baked with marinara sauce, these stuffed shells are perfect to serve for dinner or as a side dish. Serve with your favorite chicken or beef entree for a complete meal.
  • Baked Feta Pasta – The dish is pretty much hands-off, and all the magic happens in the oven, which means more time to spend a romantic evening together.
  • Pesto Pasta with Chicken – Perfectly charred and seasoned grilled chicken breast paired with a herbaceous pesto pasta. It’s a meal that comes together quickly without losing any flavor. 
  • Yogurt Sauce Pasta – This Lebanese spaghetti is simple to make, very flavorful, and comes out creamy and delicious, finished with toasted pine nuts! Creamy, tangy, easy to make, and irresistibly so flavorful!
  • Pasta Bolognese – A classic Italian dish where al dente pasta meets a hearty ground beef red sauce in a rich symphony of flavors. Each twirl of pasta promises a heartwarming and comforting experience for you and your loved one.
  • Creamy Mushroom Pasta – If you’re a mushroom fan, you’ll love this garlicky creamy pasta for your next dinner night! It’s savory, earthy, comforting, and indulgent, making it the perfect dish to impress your date.
  • Cottage Cheese Alfredo Pasta – This 5-ingredient pasta dish is a healthier take on cream-based alfredo sauce. It still has that creamy, rich, and indulgent texture but also offers a load of protein and heartiness.
  • Homemade Lasagna – When it comes to date night dinner ideas, homemade lasagna takes the cake. What better way to show your love than with a wholesome combination of pasta, meat, marinara sauce, and melted cheese, tenderly crafted together at home?

Date Night Main Courses with Beef

  • Cast Iron Skillet Steak – When you want to impress, this cast iron steak won’t disappoint. Seasoned with garlic and fresh herbs, this stovetop steak is easy, foolproof, and oh-so-good! Pair with fondant potatoes and a salad for a memorable romantic dinner.
  • Air Fryer Steak – Skip the grill and make the most perfect, tender, juicy steak in your air fryer. Elevate your date night with this hassle-free cooking method that will guarantee a restaurant-quality steak in the comfort of your home.
  • Steak Salad – This salad strikes a good balance if you’re looking for something a little lighter and still want that hefty steak for your romantic dinner. New York strip steak is topped on a bed of greens and veggies and coated with homemade balsamic dressing!
  • Beef Stroganoff – Impress your date with a delicious serving of tender beef, sauteed mushrooms, and onions smothered in a rich, silky gravy. Serve this one-pot wonder over egg noodles for that traditional flavor and texture.
  • Spaghetti and Meatballs – This timeless classic is one of the best date night dinner ideas. It’s comforting and hearty, and everyone loves it! And the best part? It’s surprisingly easy to whip up with a few simple ingredients.
  • Garlic Butter Steak Bites – Juicy, tender, and easy to make in just 20 minutes. These steak bites are seared to perfection and melt in your mouth with the best buttery finish. Make your date night effortless with these no-fuss steak bites.
  • Easy Oven Beef Stew – Warm, comforting, and hearty, this easy oven beef stew is perfect for your dinner date. It combines tender beef, carrots, potatoes, and delicious Middle Eastern spices to create an incredibly richly flavored meal.

Romantic Seafood Dinners

  • Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles – This recipe takes the classic flavor of scampi and is tossed with thin zoodles instead of pasta for a light and refreshing seafood date night dinner.
  • Garlic Cilantro Baked Salmon – Tender, flakey salmon is infused with the best fresh and herby garlic cilantro aromatics. Serve with Lebanese rice or a classic risotto for the ultimate date night dinner.
  • Creamy Red Curry Shrimp: So much flavor is packed into this one-pot dinner with the most irresistible creamy sauce with a punch of heat to really take it over the top. Serve over plain basmati rice and top with fresh cilantro.
  • Chili Lime Shrimp – Marinated and pan-fried, this tender and juicy shrimp dish is full of flavor and a quick way to serve a delicious date night meal. This easy-to-make shrimp promises to impress your date with bold and zesty flavors.
  • Honey Lemon Salmon – Glazed with a sweet citrus sauce, this salmon will impress your date with a burst of flavor and warm, tender flakes. The flavor combination is a perfect balance of sweetness and tanginess in every bite!
  • Pan Seared Scallops – Cooking scallops at home is actually easier than you think, and the result is juicy, tender pieces of shellfish that melt in your mouth. The simplicity of this dish proves that gourmet dinner at home is just a sear away!
  • Broccoli Shrimp Alfredo – This creamy, satisfying, and flavorful dish takes romantic food to a new level. It perfectly strikes the balance between indulgence and simplicity and makes an excellent option for a cozy dinner night.
  • Lobster Tail – Stay in and make lobster tail at home with this foolproof guide that shows you how to make it in the oven, air fryer, stove, or the grill. Impress your date and satisfy their taste buds with this homemade perfection.

Date Night Chicken Dinner Ideas

  • Chicken Thighs with Couscous – Crispy browned skin and the most delicious and juicy meat, this skillet chicken is cooked in one pan with a satisfying and flavorful couscous. It sounds fancy, but it is easier than you think.
  • Lemon Chicken Piccata – This restaurant-quality lemon piccata chicken has a beautifully bright and vibrant flavor that’s made healthier with a few substitutions to the classic. Instantly elevate your dinner with this classic chicken dish.
  • Whole Roasted Rosemary Chicken – Roasting a whole chicken in a buttery herb sauce with shallots is such a romantic dinner to make. Serve with roasted potatoes and crisp, tender cauliflower for a full meal.
  • Baked Balsamic Chicken – The sweet and tangy combination of balsamic and honey brings a new level of flavor to chicken breast. It cooks up tender and juicy and is simple to make. Pair it with a side of green beans to complete the meal.
  • Almond Crusted Chicken – Roasted almonds are ground into a breadcrumb size texture and tossed with parmesan cheese to coat these chicken cutlets and cook until crisp and golden brown.
  • One Pan Chicken Potatoes – Make this one-pan wonder for your romantic dinner, and let the oven do the heavy lifting. Tender chicken, golden potatoes, and flavorful seasonings come together in this hassle-free comfort food.
  • Spinach Feta Stuffed Chicken – Chicken breasts are stuffed with a creamy blend of spinach, ricotta cheese, feta cheese, seasonings, and herbs for a delicious and elegant dish that will win the heart of your date.
  • Pomegranate Roasted Chicken Thighs – Made with a flavorful marinade featuring za’atar and pomegranate molasses, this chicken dish has a robust sweet and sour flavor that is fit for a romantic dinner date.

Date Night Desserts

  • Olive Oil Cake – Finish the night with this simple, moist, and wonderfully light olive oil cake. The subtle notes of olive oil blend seamlessly with citrusy lemon, creating a sophisticated dessert that satisfies that sweet tooth craving.
  • Date Bark – This sweet treat brings together the indulgence of a classic candy bar with the wholesome goodness of Medjool dates. Paired with creamy peanut butter, crunchy almonds, and rich dark chocolate, every bite is oh-so-delicious!
  • Avocado Chocolate Mousse – You’ll love this healthy no-bake dessert that’s made with just a handful of ingredients and takes minutes to prepare. This vegan dessert is thick, creamy, and oh-so-good!
  • Chocolate Souffle – If you’re looking for a light and fluffy dessert that just melts in your mouth, your search stops with this homemade souffle. Made with simple ingredients and comes together quickly, you can whip this up in no time!
  • Chocolate Mug Cake – Ready to enjoy in minutes, this chocolate mug cake is so rich and moist. It’s the ultimate treat for all the chocolate lovers in your life! To really take it over the top, scoop some no churn ice cream over it and dig in!
  • Banana Pudding Parfaits – Decadent, delightful, and delicious, this banana pudding parfait will be the perfect sweet ending to your romantic evening. Layered with luscious banana pudding, vanilla wafers, and sliced bananas, this dessert will make your night unforgettable.
  • No Bake Cheesecake Cups – This lightened-up rendition of a classic cheesecake dessert is light on calories but not on flavor. They come together in 20 minutes, but they’re best made the night before, so they have plenty of time to set!
  • Cream Cheese Fruit Dip – If you want to skip the baking altogether, a fresh and vibrant fruit platter with homemade dip won’t disappoint. It’s simple, yet delightful. Sweet, yet not overly indulgent. And it will make a delicious finish to your date night.
  • Homemade Chocolate Truffles – These chocolate truffles are soft, decadent, and coated with your favorite toppings. With plenty to share, they’re perfect for celebrating any special occasion!

Frequently Asked Questions

What to make for dinner on a date night?

You want to make dishes that you both enjoy, but you certainly want to cater to your date’s diet and food preferences. Think about something a little fancier than your usual weeknight meals. Consider an indulgent pasta dish paired with shrimp, lamb chops, or lobster tail. A classic steak dinner with flavorful sides is always welcomed, too! And don’t forget a sweet dessert or two to wrap up the evening.

What are some homemade dinner ideas to make together as a couple?

Cooking together can be enjoyable when you’re making something delicious. Recruit your date and make homemade lasagna or a cozy homemade pizza together. The shared experience adds a touch of fun and intimacy to your evening, and you’re rewarded with a tasty homemade meal.

What are good romantic foods?

Ultimately, the most romantic foods are those that you both enjoy. Start the evening with fine cheeses, nuts, fruits, and honey, and move on to classic comforts like a satisfying pasta dish, perfectly cooked steak, and a side you both love. Don’t forget to include aphrodisiac foods like oysters, chocolate, and strawberries.

Whether making a meal for Valentine’s Day or a romantic dinner at home, these date night dinner ideas promise to elevate your special evening to new heights. From tasty appetizers to savory main courses and indulgent chocolate desserts, each dish will turn your time in the kitchen into a memorable experience with your loved one.

Full list of recipes

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Appetizer

Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms

These Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms are perfect to serve as appetizers at your next holiday gathering. They are flavorful, cheesy crowd pleasing finger foods
 
25 minutes
5 from 334 votes
Shrimp cocktail served with the sauce over bed of ice with lemon wedges
Appetizer

How to Make Shrimp Cocktail

Learn how to make a classic shrimp cocktail quickly and easily for a delicious appetizer for the holidays; served with a tangy cocktail sauce
 
18 minutes
5 from 14 votes
Focaccia charcuterie board baked with brie.
Appetizer

Focaccia Charcuterie Board

This focaccia charcuterie board is a new trend made by baking a wheel of brie right into focaccia bread and then serving it together topped with charcuterie items like deli meats, sliced cheese, fresh fruit and nuts.
 
5 from 7 votes
Beet hummus in a bowl garnished with fresh parsley that is set on a plate and surrounded with pita chips.
Appetizer, Dips, Snack

Beet Hummus

This roasted beet hummus is pink, delicious, and fun to eat! Pair it with pita chips and veggies for a snack or appetizer! A perfect way to use up beetroot!
 
55 minutes
5 from 13 votes
Stack of homemade flatbreads
Appetizer

How to Make Flatbread

Learn how to make flatbread dough with this easy skillet recipe. The step-by-step tutorial walks you through making homemade yeast flatbread from scratch!
 
1 hour 10 minutes
5 from 155 votes
Artichoke tahini dip with pita crackers on the side
Appetizer

Artichoke Tahini Dip

Loaded with flavor, this spinach and artichoke tahini dip is a crowd pleasing appetizer. Baked in the oven; best served with pita or crackers!
 
40 minutes
5 from 27 votes
Appetizer, Snack

Tomato Basil Bruschetta

This delicious tomato basil bruschetta is so quick and easy to make and full of vibrant flavors. This vegan appetizer will be a hit at any gathering!
 
10 minutes
4.6 from 11 votes
Spinach strawberry salad on a large oval platter topped with feta and sliced almonds with a basil vinaigrette nearby.
Salad

Spinach Strawberry Salad

Spinach Strawberry Salad is a perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors with crumbled feta, crunchy almonds, and a fresh basil vinaigrette.
 
10 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Brussels Sprouts Sweet Potato Salad in a white bowl
Salad

Brussels Sprout & Sweet Potato Salad

No more boring salads! Easy to make, this Brussel Sprout Sweet Potato Salad is full of flavor, color and texture – pairs with many main dishes
 
40 minutes
5 from 14 votes
Caesar salad with croutons in a bowl.
Salad, Side Dish

Caesar Salad

Make a simple Caesar salad with a homemade rich and tangy dressing, crisp romaine, and crunchy croutons. You can't go wrong with a classic!
 
30 minutes
5 from 18 votes
Pumpkin risotto in a small bowl with parmesan cheese on the side
Main Course

Pumpkin Risotto

Made with jasmine rice, this vegetarian pumpkin risotto is easy to make with just a few simple ingredients. Full of flavor, it's perfect for fall!
 
45 minutes
5 from 24 votes
Baked eggplant parmesan after coming out of the oven
Main Course

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

This Baked Eggplant Parmesan is a lighter twist on the classic Italian recipe. It's coated in panko breadcrumbs, then baked with layers of cheese & marinara
 
1 hour 35 minutes
5 from 174 votes
Baking dish of spinach lasagne roll ups garnished with fresh chopped basil and a spatual removing a piece.
Entree, Main Dish, Pastas

Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups are filled with the best ricotta spinach filling all rolled up and baked with marinara and melty cheese for a delicious family dinner and a new fun way to enjoy a classic.
 
57 minutes
5 from 100 votes
Ratatouille - square crop.
Entree, Main Course, Side Dish

Ratatouille Recipe

Ratatouille is a visually stunning end-of-summer meal that is easy to prepare and so good! Enjoy it as a vegetarian main dish or as a side with chicken, shrimp, or other protein.
 
1 hour 5 minutes
5 from 23 votes
Roasted parmesan potatoes on a serving dish cut side up to show crosshatch and crispy parmesan with a small pinch bowl of ranch, garnished with fresh parsley and serving spoon sitting on plate.
Side Dish

Roasted Parmesan Potatoes

These crispy oven-roasted parmesan potatoes are easy to make & taste amazing. The butter, parmesan, and spices soak right in while crisping up the outside!
 
45 minutes
5 from 401 votes
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes in a large serving bowl with a side of smashed sweet potatoes nearby.
Side Dish

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

The best, most garlicky garlic mashed potatoes you'll ever eat! These roasted garlic mashed potatoes use two whole heads of garlic! You've got to try them!
 
1 hour 20 minutes
5 from 30 votes
Cream spinach recipe.
Side, Side Dish

Creamed Spinach

Creamed spinach is a delicious side dish made with spinach, a blend of milk and cheeses. It's creamy, savory, and perfect for any meal.
 
15 minutes
5 from 7 votes
Cheese stuffed shells in a white oval baking dish topped with fresh basil
Dinner

Cheese Stuffed Shells

These Cheese Stuffed Shells are made with ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheese; and baked in a marinara sauce. It's an easy weekday family friendly meal!
 
55 minutes
5 from 100 votes
Baked feta pasta.
Dinner, Entree, Pastas

Baked Feta Pasta

Baked feta pasta is a simple recipe made by oven roasting a block of feta cheese with cherry tomatoes to create a salty and cheesy sauce!
 
40 minutes
5 from 12887 votes
Finished pasta in dish tossed in pesto and topped with sliced chicken, basil, and lemon.
Main Course

Pesto Pasta with Chicken

Pesto pasta topped with smoky grilled chicken a squeeze of lemon and fresh basil. This pesto pasta is easy to make and bursting with so much flavor!
 
20 minutes
5 from 156 votes
Spaghetti in Yogurt Sauce topped with pine nuts and chopped herbs, served in large white bowl.
Dinner, Entree, Pastas, Side Dish

Pasta with Yogurt Sauce

This creamy pasta with white yogurt sauce also known as Lebanese spaghetti is the perfect substitute for Alfredo sauce. It's creamy, tangy & easy to make!
 
20 minutes
5 from 106 votes
Pasta Bolognese in a large pan with a wooden spoon
Entree

Pasta Bolognese

Pasta Bolognese is a classic Italian dish where al dente pasta meets a hearty ground beef sauce, slow-cooked with onions, garlic, and tomatoes for a flavorful experience.
 
55 minutes
5 from 1385 votes
Creamy garlic mushroom pasta in a bowl with parmesan cheese next to it
Entree, Pastas

Creamy Mushroom Pasta

This Creamy Mushroom Pasta is a vegetarian easy wholesome recipe that is easy to throw together on weeknights with basic pantry ingredients + mushrooms!
 
15 minutes
5 from 106 votes
Square image of a pan of cottage cheese alfredo pasta.
Entree, Pastas

Cottage Cheese Alfredo Pasta

This 5-ingredient Cottage Cheese Alfredo Pasta is so creamy and makes for a great vegetarian option, or paired with chicken or fish for a heartier meal.
 
20 minutes
5 from 227 votes
Homemade lasagna recipe, slice cut out of baking dish
Dinner, Entree

Homemade Lasagna

This homemade lasagna recipe is an easy meal made with a meat tomato sauce and layered with ricotta and mozzarella cheese then baked until golden and bubbly
 
1 hour 20 minutes
5 from 35 votes
Main Course

Cast Iron Skillet Steak

Cook the perfect steak every single time in your cast iron skillet. Cooked with garlic, butter and fresh herbs, it's easy and impressive!
 
15 minutes
5 from 4220 votes
Air fryer steak on a textured plate with melted butter on top next to baked potato topped with sour cream and chives.
Entree, Main Dish

Air Fryer Steak

Learn how to make the perfect ribeye or NY strip steak in the air fryer! Air fryer steak is easy to make and tastes amazing!
 
46 minutes
5 from 87 votes
Steak salad on a large platter.
Entree

Steak Salad

This steakhouse Steak Salad is so good, topped with blue cheese, avocados, tangy pickled onions, and a quick homemade balsamic dressing!
 
40 minutes
5 from 4 votes
Plate of egg noodles topped with a serving of beef stroganoff, garnished with fresh parsley and a fork dipped inside bowl.
Dinner, Entree

Beef Stroganoff

This creamy homemade Beef Stroganoff is amazing with tender beef and mushrooms, in a Greek yogurt sauce. It is so good! Serve over egg noodles.
 
2 hours 55 minutes
5 from 40 votes
Spaghetti and meatballs after tossing together in skillet.
Entree

Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs

This Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs recipe is full of juicy, tender and delicious meatballs- it's a wholesome, hearty and easy dinner for the whole family.
 
40 minutes
5 from 122 votes
Steak bites in pan garnished with fresh chopped parsley.
Entree

Garlic Butter Steak Bites

Garlic butter steak bites are juicy, tender, and easy to make in just 20 minutes! Serve for dinner or an appetizer for a dish sure to please.
 
20 minutes
5 from 34 votes
Beef stew in a large pot after it's done cooking
Main Course

Easy Beef Stew

The easy Beef Stew is hearty, comforting and made in one pot. Full of tender flavorful beef and requires minimal prep, it makes for a delicious family meal!
 
1 hour 40 minutes
5 from 770 votes
Healthy shrimp scampi made with half pasta and half zucchini topped with lemon slices
Main Course

Healthy Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

Healthy Shrimp Scampi combines the classic flavors of the dish with simple swaps like using zoodles zucchini noodles instead of pasta for a lighter meal!
 
15 minutes
5 from 239 votes
Garlic Cilantro Oven Baked Salmon in a white shallow bowl over rice with lime wedges
Entree

Garlic Cilantro Salmon

This Garlic Cilantro Oven Baked Salmon is easy to prepare and is a healthy quick option for the busy weekdays that the whole family will enjoy
 
25 minutes
5 from 175 votes
Coconut shrimp curry in pot garnished with a drizzle of coconut milk on top, clinatro, and lime wedges.
Entree

Red Shrimp Coconut Curry

Thai-inspired red shrimp curry with coconut milk, red curry paste, fresh cilantro & lime. This shrimp curry is bright & bold – you won't want to stop eating it!
 
30 minutes
5 from 273 votes
Final cooked cilantro and chili lime shrimp
Main Course

Chili Lime Shrimp

These delicious chili and lime shrimp are loaded with flavor and perfect for a quick and easy low carb meal. Made with simple ingredients and quick to cook.
 
40 minutes
5 from 291 votes
Honey lemon salmon in a skillet.
Entree

Honey Lemon Salmon

You can make this Honey Lemon Salmon with only a handful of ingredients and any skillet. It's quick & easy for healthy weeknight dinners or fancy occasions
 
20 minutes
5 from 83 votes
Two large bowls of pan seared scallops with cherry tomatoes and linguine pasta
Entree

Pan Seared Scallops with Pasta

A light, bright and completely flavor-packed Pan Seared Scallops with Pasta – perfect for summer days when you're craving carbs but want something unique
 
25 minutes
5 from 314 votes
Broccoli shrimp alfredo.
Main Course

Broccoli Shrimp Alfredo

This Broccoli Shrimp Alfredo is an easy pasta recipe tossed in a flavorful creamy lightened up garlic alfredo sauce that's made with no cream
 
30 minutes
5 from 361 votes
How to Cook Lobster Tail.
Entree, Tutorial

How to Cook Lobster Tail

Learn how to cook lobster tail four ways: steam for tenderness, bake for simplicity, air fry for a crispy kick, or grill for a smoky char.
 
25 minutes
5 from 18 votes
Skillet chicken with couscous.
Entree

Skillet Chicken with Couscous

This Skillet Chicken with Couscous is an easy dinner recipe for any night of the week. It’s full of great flavor, very filling, and all made in one skillet!
 
40 minutes
5 from 367 votes
Lemon chicken piccata served with capers
Entree, Main Course, Main Dish

Lemon Chicken Piccata

This Lemon Chicken Piccata is a quick and easy healthy version of the original recipe, that's grain-free, Whole30 and Paleo, but with the same great taste!
 
28 minutes
5 from 113 votes
Whole roasted chicken with rosemary and shallots in a cast iron pan with carving knife nearyby.
Entree, Main Dish

Lemon Rosemary Roasted Whole Chicken

This Lemon Rosemary Roasted Whole Chicken has the best crispy, buttery skin and juicy meat cooked over shallots for an easy chicken dinner prepared in one pan.
 
2 hours 20 minutes
5 from 15 votes
Plate of baked balsamic chicken
Entree, Main Dish

Oven Baked Balsamic Chicken

This Oven Baked Chicken recipe is a delicious weeknight dinner. With flavors of honey and balsamic vinegar, you know it's going to be good!
 
35 minutes
5 from 237 votes
Large serving platter with 5 almond crusted chicken breasts and a fork lifting one up.
Entree

Almond Crusted Chicken

This Almond Crusted Chicken is crunchy and juicy, ready in 30 minutes with only a few ingredients. If you haven't tried nuts for coating your chicken, It's a must-have!
 
30 minutes
5 from 69 votes
Chicken and potatoes in a pan garnished with parsley
Main Course

One Pan Chicken and Potatoes

Easy to prep, this one pan chicken and potatoes is a delicious family meal that everyone will love. Simple, juicy and so tasty!
 
1 hour 5 minutes
5 from 776 votes
Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken served with mixed greens on white plate
Main Course

Spinach Feta Stuffed Chicken

Spinach Feta Stuffed Chicken is an upgrade from your everyday weeknight chicken recipes – juicy chicken breast perfectly seasoned and baked!
 
40 minutes
5 from 279 votes
Pomegranate roasted chicken with lemon slices and pomegranate on the side
Main Course

Pomegranate Roasted Chicken Thighs

Pomegranate Roasted Chicken Thighs make for an easy unique weeknight meal; the chicken is tossed in a Mediterranean marinade and oven baked!
 
1 hour
5 from 71 votes
Dessert

Olive Oil Cake

This olive oil cake has a light and fragrant sponge texture with a hint of zesty lemon. Made in one bowl, it's a great beginner cake recipe!
 
1 hour 5 minutes
5 from 2401 votes
Square image of date bark.
Dessert, Snack

Date Bark

This viral Date Bark recipe combines chewy Medjool dates with peanut butter, crunchy almonds, dark chocolate, and flaky sea salt. So good!
 
10 minutes
5 from 94 votes
2 small jars of chocolate avocado mouse with whipped cream and raspberries with a closer shot on the center jar, and a small glass jar on the other side filled with fresh raspberries. A spoon and more fresh berries scattered around.
Dessert

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Avocado Chocolate Mousse is a healthy dessert that's rich, decadent, and airy, just like the classic. It's vegan and refined-sugar-free, too!
 
1 hour 10 minutes
5 from 214 votes
Spoon taking bite of souffle
Dessert

Chocolate Souffle

This Chocolate Souffle recipe is a simple way to make homemade souffle. Just a few simple ingredients are needed for this sweet souffle!
 
25 minutes
5 from 151 votes
Vegan chocolate mug cake topped with strawberries
Dessert

Chocolate Mug Cake

Ready to enjoy in minutes, this chocolate mug cake is so rich and moist. With added chocolate chips, it's a chocolate lovers dream!
 
7 minutes
5 from 64 votes
Close up of one cup of banana pudding parfait topped with a wafer
Dessert

Banana Pudding Parfait

This banana pudding parfait recipe is made with simple fresh ingredients for a decadent, delightful & delicious treat that everyone will love!
 
2 hours 15 minutes
5 from 31 votes
Greek Yogurt Cheesecake in two small clear glass bowls topped with strawberries
Dessert

Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Cups

These No Bake Cheesecake Cups are a lightened up recipe of the classic dessert that is light on calories and fat; easy to make and perfect for entertaining!
 
20 minutes
5 from 213 votes
Cream cheese fruit dip.
Dessert

Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

This Cream Cheese Fruit Dip is made with only 4 ingredients and has the best light, fluffy texture! Perfect for dip fresh fruit.
 
10 minutes
5 from 111 votes
Homemade chocolate truffles decorated three different ways stacked in a bowl with a few next to it.
Dessert

Homemade Chocolate Truffles

These chocolate truffles are soft, decadent, and coated with your favorite toppings. With plenty to share, they're perfect for celebrating any special occasion!
 
1 hour 30 minutes
5 from 44 votes

For more similar roundup of recipes, be sure to check out: Valentine’s Day Breakfast Ideas, Recipes with 5 Ingredients or less, Easy No Bake Desserts, and Non Boring Salad Recipes.

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