Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. As a parent, I know this day is usually filled with candy attached to paper Valentines and boxes of chocolate. But not everything associated with this day has to be unhealthy. Here are a few fun, healthier ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day:

Breakfast

  • Berry Simple Smoothie: There’s always time for breakfast with this super quick and easy 3-ingredient smoothie!
  • Flourless Berry Banana Pancakes: These gluten free, berry banana pancakes are a quick and healthy alternative to ordinary pancakes. Use a heart-shaped cookie cutter for a festive Valentine’s Day breakfast!
  • Simple Fruit Parfaits: A fun, simple fruit and yogurt parfait perfect for a Valentine’s Day breakfast or snack. Top your favorite yogurt with heart-shaped fruits for a flavorful treat.

Lunch

Dinner

Snacks & Desserts

  • Creamy Chocolate Dippers: Healthier than chocolate syrup, this yogurt-based chocolate dip contains powerful probiotics and protein, and uses unrefined sugar.
  • Banana Split Yogurt Parfaits: A fun and healthier alternative to banana splits! These parfaits are made with protein packed yogurt and make for a satisfying dessert.
  • Berry Cherry Frozen Yogurt Bites: These yogurt bites are perfectly portioned and bite-sized for little ones.
  • Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips: This flavorful fruit salsa is great for Valentine’s Day parties, a snack or even dessert. Mix in your favorite fruits or use what’s in season for a year-round treat.
  • Fruity Fun Roll Ups: These make ahead fruit roll-ups are a healthy spin on the store bought fruit roll-ups. Perfect for homemade Valentines!
  • PB&J Popsicles: With they’re beautiful purple color, these popsicles are perfect for a Valentine’s Day dessert!
  • Valentine’s Day Fruit Skewers: Sweeten up Valentine’s Day with this fun fruity dessert. These heart-shaped fruit skewers will be a hit with the kids.

Need more ideas for Valentine’s Day? Check out our Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day pinboard!

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