Put romance on the menu this Valentines Day by preparing a romantic vegetarian dinner for two. Enjoy the bright, lively flavours of these Moroccan-inspired recipes.
Put romance on the menu this Valentine’s Day by preparing a romantic vegetarian dinner for two. The bright, lively flavours of these Moroccan-inspired recipes are healthy ways to satisfy all appetites.
These dishes are so hearty you won’t miss the meat, and so tasty you might almost forget that a diet rich in whole grains, legumes, nuts, fruits, and vegetables provides protection against cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
Both delicious and nutritious, this menu is sure to win hearts. After all, nothing is more romantic than showing the one you love just how much you care.
- Beet and Walnut Dip can be made three days in advance and kept in the refrigerator. Let it come to room temperature while serving an aperitif.
- The peppers can be stuffed the day before and kept in the refrigerator. Allow for a little extra time in the oven to warm through.
- Herbed Quinoa can be made two days ahead, as well as the dressing for Cucumber and Poppy Seed Salad.
- Date and Pistachio Cigars can be made the day before and stored at room temperature in an airtight container.
It takes two
Take some of the pressure off and spice things up by cooking this menu together with your Valentine.
- Moroccan Stuffed Red Peppers
- Beet and Walnut Dip
- Ras el Hanout
- Herbed Quinoa with Dried Apricots and Pomegranate
- Cucumber and Poppy Seed Salad
- Date and Pistachio Cigars