Valentine’s Day is just right around the corner and this day should not stop you from enjoying your Paleo diet. Paleo diet is also known as Paleolithic diet, caveman diet, and stone-age diet. This diet is based on the food that is presumably eaten by the early human beings: lean meat, fish, fruits, vegetables, eggs, and nuts. This diet also excludes sugar, legumes, grains, dairy products, processed oil, salt, alcohol, and coffee. Given that most of the foods excluded from Paleo diet are commonly added on Valentine’s Day Recipes, we have collected a good list of Paleo recipes for you to enjoy on the upcoming Valentine’s Day.
You surely would not want to miss out on the good things Paleo diet brings to people like Emily Schromm, an athlete who is also known as 2014 Next Fitness Star from Women’s Health Magazine. She believes that the principles of the Paleo diet are great for weight loss and health. Another believer of the Paleo diet is Vincent Lopez who recently competed in the Reebok CrossFit Games. He strongly believes that Paleo diet in essential for high intensity training.
Whether you are celebrating your Valentine’s Day with your wife, girlfriend or friends, these Paleo recipes for Valentine’s Day would definitely be a hit. Let us start with the very one thing you must always have on Valentine’s Day, The Chocolate! Who doesn’t love chocolates? Chocolates are classic and romantic.
It is just perfect when you can enjoy what you love without feeling guilty after eating it. Check this All Natural Dark Chocolate recipe by Get Fit with Mindy.
All Natural Dark Chocolate
Chocolates are one of the biggest addictions of many people and it is just hard to resist not eating them. Although they serve as a good antioxidant in the body, they may still contain ingredients that are not part of the Paleo diet. Those ingredients are excluded for a good reason. We just really need to accept that they are bad for our health. This dark chocolate recipe is all natural and healthy and it utilizes superfoods like coconut and unsweetened cocoa powder. Indulge yourself with this healthy creation on Valentine’s Day by following the easy and simple recipe at the comforts of your home.
Valentine’s Day Paleo Breakfast
Whether you want to surprise you partner on Valentine’s Day with a healthy Paleo Breakfast or just wanting to jump start the day with a happy heart, these recipes are for you.
Almond Pancakes with Raspberry Sauce
Pancakes are a cozy breakfast meal. Make them extra special by adding a touch or red color in the plating. This pancake recipe is adapted by Dani Spies of Clean and Delicious from the original recipe of Elana’s Pantry. It is very Paleo friendly. Just skip the yogurt if you strictly follow a Paleo diet. If you feel more adventurous, you can also replace half of the coconut flour with another superfood, the colostrum powder.
Elana’s Gluten-Free Chocolate Chunk Brownies
Another awesome recipe by Elana’s Pantry is these brownies. You can surely get that brownie goodness while getting a high-protein, grain-free, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly recipe. These goodies can definitely impress your partner or date on Valentine’s Day. They will be a good addition or highlight on anybody’s day. This recipe can produce a decadent and palatable breakfast which is perfect to start the day. Not only will it boost your energy but also add sweetness to your morning.
Valentine’s Day Paleo Lunch Date Recipes
If you opt for a romantic and healthy lunch date at home on Valentine’s Day, then these amazing lunch recipes are perfect for you.
10 Paleo Recipes for Lunch
The 10 recipes on this video will ensure that you have lots of ideas on how to make your lunch extra special and strictly paleo inspired.
Check out the full paleo taco recipe of Diana Keuilian and try it
Another great recipe from Diana Keuilian is this paleo enchilada. You can prepare both and enjoy this Mexican gastronomy. If you want to add that Mexican restaurant vibe, you can also play some Mexican Songs by Camila while eating lunch.
Valentine’s Day Paleo Dinner Date Recipes
If you are the type of person who appreciates dinner dates better than lunches, here are some ideas for your Valentine’s Day Date. These recipes are perfect for a romantic dinner date with your lover.
Pasta is just a staple when it comes to romantic dinner. This paleo pasta recipe uses zucchini instead of pasta. They are hearty, healthy, and absolutely delicious.
Paleo Moussaka Recipe
Moussaka is another gastronomic dish that is perfect for dinner dates. Try different cuisines and cook them with a paleo twist. This Greek dish by Paleo Star is a must try!
Valentine’s Day Paleo Desserts
If you do not have the luxury of time to go on a date on Valentine’s Day but you still want to make someone feel special, make one of these Paleo Desserts ahead of time and give them to your special someone on the big day. Make them feel loved with the overwhelming healthy sweetness of these deserts. Who said you cannot enjoy some sweet treats when on a diet?
Many people also love the twist of a sour and sweet taste of cheesecake that’s why this is also a one of the most popularly craved food. Preparing a cheesecake may seem to be a daunting task but they are actually easy to make. The recipe can be very inventive and healthy. It primarily uses ghee and cashew nuts.
Raw Paleo Chocolate Fudge Brownie Hearts
In just 15 minutes, you can already have a bite on these sweet creations. Make this nutritious and delicious recipe for your beloved on Valentine’s Day and they would still feel special even if they are not able to spend the whole day with you.
3 Paleo Dessert Recipes
This video features 3 easy paleo dessert recipes by Paleo Star. It features desserts like coconut butter and chocolate cups, paleo gelatin, and cupcakes with coconut cream frosting. It is indeed a sweetness overload!
It is very important to stick to a diet and compromise efforts even just for a day. Danielle Sidell, a CrossFit Athlete and a contributor in The Athletic Build, would say, “My diet is very important in my performance.” If you want to be in your best shape and performance especially if you are currently working with your Muscle Ups, stick to a diet that works for you and enjoy special days of the year like Valentine’s Day or Thanksgiving Day without any problems. If you have a recipe that you would like to share, do not forget to share it with us. We would love to hear from you!