With Valentine's Day approaching you may be wondering how to make it special in this unusual year. If going out to eat's off the table for that, a romantic meal doesn't have to be! Cook your special someone a delicious and romantic three-course meal at home with our free vegan Valentine's Day menu. Best of all? These recipes aren't just absolutely mouth-watering, they're whole food plant-based and hearty healthy, too. The gift of health — there's nothing better!
Ready to Get Fancy? Print this Vegan Valentine's Day Menu and Present on a Beautifully Set Table
Click the image below to download your FREE printable vegan Valentine's Day menu
How to Set the Scene for Your 3-Course Vegan Valentine's Day Menu at Home
- Prep and cook the appetizer, entree and dessert ahead of time.
- Dress up — as if you were going out. Your favorite LBD. A jack and tie. Whatever makes you feel fancy.
- And don't forget your significant other! Leave the printed vegan Valentine's Day menu (download above) next to it with a handwritten note that says “Meet me in the dining room at 8 pm, formal wear optional.”
- Go all out! Get flowers, candles, twinkle lights, anything that'll make your dining room feel extra.
- Play a romantic Spotify playlists to match the music to the mood. A few suggestions...
OK, Now Let's Cook! Here's Your WFPB Recipes
Vegan Valentine's Day Appetizer: WFPB Artichoke Spinach Dip
Creamy, decadent, tangy and delicious, this WFPB lemon spinach artichoke dip pairs nicely with hearty, whole grain bread.
Presentation: Throw the bread in the oven for the last 8-10 minutes while your tasty vegan dip cooks, then place on a plate or in a basket wrapped in a cloth napkin to keep it warm. Serve with a butter knife and bread plates.
Vegan Valentine's Day Entree: Creamy Basil Avocado Pasta
Can you even have a Valentine's Day dinner without pasta? I certainly don't this so! And this vegan creamy basil avocado pasta is perfect for any vegan who misses Alfredo. It feels oh-so-decadent, without any of the heaviness of dairy. For an even healthier spin use zoodles instead of brown rice pasta.
Presentation: Top with fresh sprigs of basil, a lemon wedge, and freshly ground black pepper.
Vegan Valentine's Day Dessert: Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Cliche for a reason, I'm going to go ahead and say there is no dessert more romantic than chocolate-covered strawberries. And you don't need refined-sugar to make them thanks to this whole food plant-based take on chocolate sauce.
Presentation: Pre dip whole strawberries in the Chocolate Sauce and evenly spaced on a plate to share or place fresh strawberries in a large bowl, and fill a smaller bowl with the chocolate sauce for dipping. If you have a dark chocolate bar, shave some of it onto the top of the sauce. Garnish with a mint leaf if possible.
Vegan Valentine's Day Drinks
Pour chilled seltzer into champagne flutes. Add 1 large basil leaf and a few slices of fresh strawberry to each.
Get Creative: Finishing Touches to Elevate your Vegan Valentine's Day
1. Easy cloth napkin folding
Recreate your favorite fancy restaurant with this short tutorial video.
2. Make Your OWN flowers
Couldn't get your order in to a florist on time? No worries. Watch this short how-to video to make origami roses at home.
3. Slow Dance!
Wow your vegan Valentine on the dance floor...even if it's in your own living room. Watch this to learn how to slow dance in 4 easy steps.
Happy Valentine's Day!
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Caroline is a plant-based chef, recipe designer, and whole food plant-based nutrition educator, with a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies.