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From breakfast in bed to a romantic dinner at home to luscious desserts and after dinner cocktails, these romantic vegan Valentine’s day recipes are sure to make your someone special feel loved!
Serve just one or make a whole Valentine Day themed menu out of a few. When Valentine’s Day falls midweek (like this year!), it gives you the opportunity to celebrate more than one time. Plan a simple elegant meal for the actual Valentine holiday and then go all out on the weekend with a whole day of romantic Valentine Day treats.
Which will you choose? There are so many delicious plant based romantic vegan recipes, that I am having a hard time narrowing my menu down to a just a few choices. I think we will be celebrating the month of love all 28 days in February!
Breakfast in Bed Romantic Vegan Recipes
Anjali from Vegetarian Gastronomybrings us these decadent double chocolate indulgence waffles. Perfect to treat your loved one for a lazy breakfast in bed. Chocolate and strawberries will set a romantic tone for the day.
Did your mom ever make you eggs in the hole when you were a kid? (mine didn’t either, but I always wanted her too!). Relive childhood memories with your loved one with this classic breakfast recipe – veganized – from Cadry’s Kitchen! Hearts in the hole comes together quickly with tofu and toast so you can get on with the romantic day you have planned!
French toast has always symbolized romance for me and this vegan version from Fried Dandelions is no exception. It is beautiful to look at and to eat. Make this gorgeous breakfast treat for a romantic vegan breakfast!
Sonia from The Bright Bird powers through her weekend with these pancakes and you will too! These would be perfect for the active duo that loves to grab their workout first then feast later.
You will be beaming from ear to ear when you make these Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pancakes from Sara at Beaming Banana! Gluten free and naturally sweetened means you can enjoy these guilt free. Use a cookie cutter to cut them into hears for that extra special touch to show your love.
Stuff your loved one full of scrumptious strawberry stuffed french toast from Rebecca at Strength and Sunshine! This recipe both wows the tastebuds and boasts this impressive list: vegan, top 8 allergy-free and is loaded with strawberry topping and dairy-free strawberry cream cheese. Sign me up!
Idriss from Broke Foodies brings us this great muffin treat that you can make ahead! With Valentine’s Day falling mid-week this year, this makes these perfect to send to work with your significant other along with a heartfelt sweet note of course!
Two favorite breakfast treats combined into one? YASSS! Caitlyn at From My Bowl brings us this genius idea of combining pancakes and cinnamon rolls! So if he wants pancakes and you want cinnamon rolls – problem solved.
I think we can all agree that donuts are amazing and Melanie from A Virtual Vegan brings us these oil free donuts that are tinted pink from raspberry juice! And don’t worry if a donut pan is no where in site in your kitchen, they can easily be made into muffins. Still pink! Still Valentine worthy.
Crepes are French and anything from France just automatically puts it in the romantic food category! Don’t you agree? These beautiful delicate vegan crepes from Naomi Djese are light and beautiful and the topping ideas could be endless!
Nick at Serving Realness brings us these waffles with a realistic twist – they can be made ahead, frozen and then just reheat and eat! Perfect if you know your Valentine’s Day breakfast will be rushed. A little planning ahead will still get you a romantic breakfast!
Feeling adventurous? Then these stack is for you! Full of amazing ingredients that pack a nutritional punch, theses tofu pancakes get their beautiful color from beets! Nele at Nutriplanet describes them as similiar to ricotta pancakes.
Chocolate or vanilla? One or two? How about both? Bianca of Elephantastic Vegan delights with this pancake stack of Cocoa and Vanilla pancakes – we can’t wait to sink a fork into this breakfast stack!
Perfect for the couple that likes to sip their breakfast – this powerhouse smoothie is packed with nutrients, yummy to taste, beautiful to make and beets and berries give it a gorgeous hue. Give your morning a boost with this smoothie from Francesca at Seven Roses.
A special treat for a special occasion with double the chocolate decadence from Nicole Allergylicious! Allergy friendly and light and fluffy will have you coming back to this recipe over and over again for special breakfasts with your loved ones.
A filling breakfast for a lazy weekend morning! Featuring a Vegan Smoked Salmon Carrot Lox, freekah and a tofu scramble, your loved one is sure to feel special when you make them this delicious bowl from Delightful Vegans.
Pressed for time but still want to make something special? Charla at That Girl Cooks Healthy serves up this light, easy smoothie that she describes a as ‘yummtastic red smoothie’ and we totally agree!
This sound lick-a-licious from Jenn at Veggie Inspired! I think she had me at garlic, white wine sauce. There is no seafood in this dish but it brings all the flavor for treating your loved one to something special to dine on!
If the color of this dish doesn’t put you in a lovey-dovey mood I am not sure what will! Beetroot adds such a lovely color to this Linguine and dill adds a burst of flavor. Rosie at The Hungry Herbivores has made me hungry from just feasting my eyes on this.
Vegan stuffed jumbo shells are one of those impressive looking dinners that always warms their way to a loved ones heart! This recipe from Nora Cooks features a cashew tofu spinach ricotta that adds creaminess to the dish and spinach means you also get your veggies in!
An impressive dish from My Darling Vegan that comes together quickly! Vodka adds a nice bite that balances this creamy pasta dish. If you have been wanting to try Vodka Cream Sauce, this recipe has your name all over it.
Green Evi impresses with this flavor packed healthy salad that is perfect as an appetizer, side dish or main dish for your Valentine dinner. Get ready to fall in love with this dish that features black rice, raspberries, mint, sprouts, pine nuts and a yellow maple mustard dressing.
Anything potato is the way to my loved ones heart and this warm, hearty gnocchi from Plant Power Couple is loaded with creamy taste that is perfect for a vegan Valentine winter dinner.
Calling all taco lovers! Sprouting Zen brings us this colorful dish loaded with flavor. It is perfect for sharing with a loved one because who doesn’t love a loaded taco with all the toppings? Spread some colorful food love with these on Valentine’s day.
Beautiful to look at and yummy to eat! These Roast Beetroot falafel from Trinity’s Conscious Cooking are vegan, gluten free and the perfect color for serving at your Valentine dinner!
This winter slaw is both beautiful to look at and tasty to eat! It is light, crisp and delicious and the perfect dish to serve for your Valentine feast. And that dressing – Chef Catherine Brown says it reminds her of an Orange Creamsicle – now what’s not to love about that?
Full of Italian flavor, this homemade vegan eggplant skillet parmesan from our recipe archives takes a few minutes extra to prepare, but your loved one will be glad you did (and they will feel extra special!) A homemade red sauce and pesto make this super tasty! Gluten free as well – no noodles needed when you serve this dish.
Berries and Roses? Sounds like the perfect Valentine combo to me and this salad delivers that perfection! Sharon Palmer, the Plant Powered Dietician brings us this beautiful salad that is perfect for celebrating love.
Want to impress your Valentine dinner date? Then this recipe from Delightful Vegans is for you! If the spirals don’t have them raving, the caramelized onions and side of Baked Cashew Cheese for dipping will have them swooning. Make this recipe for your loved one and you are sure to have perfect evening!
With a little bit planning this delicious meal can be pulled off as an elegant weeknight dinner! I love that Vegan Richa gives us the scoop on how to create it it ‘steps’ so no thinking required, just prep as she directs and you will have a yummy heart-warming meal waiting for your loved one when they walk in the door!
Dianne’s Vegan Kitchen brings us this lemon dijon tempeh with mushrooms! Not sure if tempeh is for you? I love that Dianne gives us some tips on how to prep it. This dish comes together easily but looks like you slaved for hours in the kitchen and if that is not food love, I am not sure what is – serve this on Valentine’s Day and let us know how it goes!
From our recipe archives, this flavorful sun-dried tomato artichoke spaghetti squash! Serve this dish to keep your healthy eating on track even on a holiday. Full of flavor from sun – dried tomatoes and basil and creaminess from avocado it will be love at first sight.
I love the dazzling colors and ingredients in this salad! If you are looking for something and unique to serve your loved one this Valentine’s Day – start with this salad from Sunnyside Hanne. Pink grapefruit wedges, salty pistachios, ruby red beets and purple carrots make this a feast for the eyes!
After Dinner Drinks and Desserts
Things are just better in a pair – like this dessert which is the perfect treat to make for your Valentine! And it makes two, so while sharing is fun, having your own personal dessert is even better. No added sugar and totally grain free – Sara at the Organic Dietician says her love of her life gave his seal of approval on this dessert and your love will too.
I am imagining sipping this Salted French Hot Chocolate from Champagne Tastes in front of the fireplace with my love on Valentine’s Day! I love the variations too, add in some espresso if you plan on serving it in the morning or amaretto for the evening. Yum!
This cake combines two of my favorite things – chocolate and red wine! If those are your favorites too, then this cakes from Fragrant Vanilla needs to go on your Valentine’s Day menu pronto.
Brownies from The Vegan 8 are always the perfect treat the whole family can enjoy! Dense, fudgy and super chocolatey – no one will know they are oil free, vegan and gluten free. I also love that these make a small batch and are only 8 simple ingredients! Perfect for a weeknight Valentine dessert.
Emily at Pretty Pies brings us this spectacular no – bake, dye free Red Velvet Cheesecake perfect for Valentine’s Day. It is refined sugar free, egg-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and grain-free. Perfect for those following a special diet or as Emily ‘s brother attested “even non-special diet folks will love this cake”.
A festive fancy looking drink that comes together in a flash! Cheers back at you Glue and Glitter for this pomegranate infused lager!
Why settle for one dessert when you could feast on a platter? Vegan Yack Attack brings us this simple elegant idea that also features two delectable recipes – a Raspberry Merlo Creme Fraiche and Maple Cashew Truffles.
Food Pleasure and Healthy brings us this vegan version of Pots de Creme. Chocolate, coconut cream, instant coffee powder and vanilla combine for a rich taste that you can top with strawberries, PB, nuts or whatever your hearts desire!
Vegan Chickpea shares these adorable chocolate cakes that are heart shaped and perfect for Valentine’s Day! They are vegan, gluten free and have a warm gooey chocolate center. Only 10 ingredients and 30 minutes to prep, these are perfect for baking during dinner and then feasting on warm right out of the oven.
Melt in your mouth chocolate that is wholesome, dairy-free, refined sugar free and perfect for sharing with your loved one! Skip the store box chocolates this Valentine’s Day and make these instead for from Unconventional Baker.
If chocolate is your love language like it is for Laura at Joy Food Sunshine than this Chocolate Fondue is for you! You will love that it is dairy-free and can be made refined sugar free. And it comes together in 5 minutes. Perfect for a busy Valentine night.
Brittany from Eating Bird Food describes this dessert as Heavenly! It’s rich, creamy and all without dairy or refined sugar. And no baking required – this dessert is frozen and reminds us of ice cream cake.
Wish you could go somewhere tropical with your love on Valentine’s Day but the budget doesn’t allow for that right now? Bring the tropics to you! Plan a themed tropical meal that starts with this Pineapple Mojito! Fried Dandelions bring us this sparkling drink that features mint, pineapple, rum and Prosecco.
Anything that has the title Lovey Dovey is perfect for Valentine’s celebrating! And who doesn’t love a good chocolate bark when it is made from the heart? This recipe from Women in Real Life is perfect for nibbling on for that after dinner treat.
Cupcakes make me happy. They are a mini cake for everyone! And sometimes not having to share your cake is love! These cupcakes from Rhian’s Recipes are vegan, gluten free, moist, fluffy , naturally colored and have cream cheese frosting!
Easy to put together these Raw Chocolates from Veg Anniehave only five ingredients and are only 72 calories each! Perfect for celebrating Valentines’ Day and staying on track with your healthy diet.
Marlena From Where You Get Your Protein delights our Valentine’s Day desert table with this vegan cheesecake that has authentic taste without the heavy dairy. This creamy dessert is easy to whip-up, only takes 10 ingredients and includes a fresh strawberry swirl top that makes it look outstanding.
This sparkling cocktail from Jeni at Thyme and Love comes together quickly with only 3 ingredients! Pomegranate and orange are the perfect balance of sweetness – whether you are looking to elevate your Valentine’s entertaining or jazz up brunch this cocktail is perfect!
Kari at Beautiful Ingredient brings us this chocolate and raspberry pudding that comes together in only 10 minutes! And a bonus, the leftovers are totally acceptable for breakfast! Win!
A gluten free, grain free, refined sugar free, and vegan cheesecake from Kelly at Tasting Page. I love that you eat it straight from the freezer – ice cream pipe or cheesecakes? This works as both!
A super cute way to say ‘I love you’ from Cupful of Kale. With only 4 ingredients this come together quickly, you only need patience while you wait for them to set!
This chocolate dessert from Let’s Brighten Up is filled with freshly chopped strawberries, a layer of chocolate sponge cake, and coffee infused whipped chocolate ganache. Decorate the dishes with halved strawberries, coffee beans, and Elinor’s chocolate bliss balls and your Valentine date is sure to think they have gone to chocolate heaven!
If your love is a candy fan then this recipe is for you. Or better yet if you are a candy fan – you need this turtle recipe! These perfect for Valentine’s Day 5 ingredient homemade candies from Avocado Pesto are chocolate turtles with a vegan caramel sauce and they take only 5 – 15 minutes of hands on time. Perfect!
Anne from Craving Something Healthy brings us this heart healthy Valentine frozen dessert that combines two of my favorite things – red wine and chocolate! You will need an ice cream maker, so task your love with that gift idea and then make this boozy sorbet for the both of you.
Filled with strawberries and vanilla these light and fluffy cupcakes from Veganosity are the perfect way to end your Valentine’s Day dinner.
Not sure what time your Valentine’s celebration will be taking place?Veggies Save the Day has the perfect recipe for you to try! This 4 ingredient Chocolate Chia Pudding can be devoured morning, noon or night. Topping ideas are endless!
A refreshing layered cake filled with coconut whip frosting and tastes of orange and vanilla from Karissa’s Vegan Kitchen. Layered cakes always look elegant and this would be the perfect centerpiece for your Valentine’s table.