Well Valentine’s Day is here are you ready for that special dinner?  I have listed my picks for a super quick and easy Valentine’s Day dinner.  A few entrées and a couple of sides.  There is also the best Valentine’s Day Desserts, Chocolate Souffles and Strawberry Poppers.


Roasted Pork Loin – Takes no time to prep and is ready for eating within the hour.  A super simple recipe that packs a big bang.

Grilled Lobster Tails – Lobster tails are always on sale around Valentines Day.  You can pick these up for around $5-6 each.  Make your Valentine feel special and pick up a couple lobster tails.

Salmon with Mango Salsa – This is light and vibrant dish.  The salsa added a great texture to the dish and the mango/jalapeno added a freshness not ordinarily seen in salmon dishes.

Blue Cheese Filets – If you love steaks you will love this filet.  This filet is prepared indoors under the broiler so it is an easy recipe for you apartment dwellers.


Creamed Spinach – A steakhouse staple that is easy to make.

Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes – Nothing says I love you like a little goat cheese.  The light bite of the goat cheese makes these potatoes pop.  This is a must have.

Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots – The sweetness of the brown sugar paired with perfectly cooked carrots makes this a dish for any occasion.


Chocolate Souffles for Two – Its Valentines Day you need chocolate.  This recipe creates a light and airy souffle that will make anyones heart melt.

Bourbon Apple Dumplings – If you don’t want to go the chocolate route, try these amazing dumplings.  Use store bought pie crust to make these even easier.

Strawberry Poppers – A nice sensual dessert perfect for Valentines Day.  These are easy to prepare and can be done up to a day ahead.

Hope this helps you with your Valentines Day meal planning.  Have fun!


Rex is an avid griller, barbecuer and bacon enthusiast. He is the Pitmaster for the Rex BBQ competition team. Rex was also featured on the TV show American Grilled. If you have any questions or wish to have Rex decode your favorite dish, click on the ASK REX link in the menu above.

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