My Valentine’s Day Menu

February 5, 2016 13 Comments | Disclosure

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Valentine’s Day Menu

This menu involved pie and simplicity. What more can a girl ask for, really? See at the heart of it I have this overwhelming desire to be this rock star of a mom, but at the core of it I don’t have the time/energy/creativity to be Martha Stewart incarnate. So I simplify everything and eliminate the bells and whistles because it works for me.

1. I Heart You French Toast: Make french toast. Rummage around in your utensil drawer until you’ve located last year’s heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place it on a piece of french toast, then sprinkle powdered sugar inside the cutter. Wallah. Love Toast.

2. Hearty Eggs: Crack eggs into metal heart cookie cutter in small sauce pan and cook until white jiggly bits stop being jiggly.

3. Good-Till-the-Last-Bite Strawberry Pie: Bake frozen pie crust. While crust is baking, microwave frozen bag of strawberries until mashable, mash to desired chunky consistency & set aside (for a sweeter pie, you can add sugar to the strawberries at this stage. We’re dealing w/ a diabetic over here, so we don’t). Dissolve one small box of strawberry (or raspberry) Jell-O (we use sugar-free) into 1/3 cup boiling water. Mix Jell-O/water  w/ crushed strawberries & pour into now-baked pie shell. Refrigerate until solid. Serve w/ whipped cream.

4. Tickle Me Pink Smoothie: Throw some fruit, yogurt and juice in a blender. (I also love to use my immersion blender for this recipe.) Blend. Pour into glasses and garnish w/strawberries.

And there you have my Valentine’s Day Menu. What’s on yours? We will be going out to dinner as a family, so I’ll serve up the pie when we get home, but we have several great Valentine’s Day recipes to give you some lunch and dinner inspiration as well!

Don’t miss the Homemade Valentine’s Crafts and DIY projects we have been working on and also all of our Non-Candy Alternatives which will be fun for the kids’ Valentine’s Day parties!

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