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The Date Night Meal Plan

Friday night dinner and a movie is fine, but since you've got the time, why not make a good impression?
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Creating the perfect date night meal can mean the difference between a solo fist pump dance at the end of the evening or ordering take-out after the kitchen fire. Impress your date with home cooked dinner from cocktail to dessert. You'll thank us later.

Appetizer

Everyone loves some pre-food food. Take things to the next level with this elevated teaser for the night, fit for a 5-star restaurant.

Flex Your Mussels

TREE NUT-FREETOMATO-FREE
Mussels with Parsnip and Parmesan
East After Noon

These mussels with parsnip, parmesan, and fresh thyme steamed in wine make an elegant, effortless date night dish.

Salad

No meal is complete without some leafy greens. Just toss, garnish, and go!

Going Green

GLUTEN-FREESUGAR-FREE
Arugula Salad with Feta and Olives
A Wholesome New World

This light and deliciously simple salad, perfect for any dinner combo.

Main Course

Every meal needs a show stopper, but use your pantry staples to make the dinner affordable and tasty.

The Basic Bolognese

BUDGET-FRIENDLYSOY-FREE
Basic Bolognese
Healthy-ish

After all, a big pot of spaghetti bolognese is the ultimate comfort food.

Side Dish

Everything is better with company, and meals are no exception. Potatoes are super versatile, so they make the perfect complement to any main dish!

Butter Me Up

GLUTEN-FREESUGAR-FREE
Boursin Butter Potato Stacks
Cooking and Cussing

Sliced potatoes are layered with rich Boursin herb butter and baked to golden brown perfection.

Dessert

Wind down the night with an explosion of sweetness, because nothing says "I lava you" like a red velvet cake.

Red Hot

SOY-FREEVALENTINE'S DAY
Red Velvet Lava Cakes
Half Baked Harvest

Romantically sweet and sweetly romantic, this dazzling cake has a chocolate ganache center that oozes with love.

Shaken, Not Stirred

PESCATARIANVEGAN
Grey Goose L'espresso Martini
GREY GOOSE

All the best evenings start with a quality cocktail. Shake things up and get the date off to a smooth start with this sophisticated twist on a traditional Vodka Martini.Tap into your inner James Bond with this drink. Garnished with a few coffee beans, it's dressed to kill.

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