Decadent Valentine's Day Desserts You Can Feel Good About Eating
Whether you're coupled up, looking to throw a Galentine's Day bash, or just want to treat yourself to something sweet, here are six mbg-approved Valentine's Day goodies perfect for gifting.
Whether you're looking for something that's low in added sugar, vegan, or gluten-free, you know we've got you covered.
Aquafaba Meringue Kisses
Aquafaba (the water that chickpeas are cooked in) actually makes a great substitute for egg whites. These meringues are totally plant-based and laced with beets to give them that blushing pink hue. Get the recipe from Lazy Cat Kitchen.
Vegan Spelt Doughnuts
Up the romance factor on these doughnuts by topping them with rose petals and cacao nibs. Get the recipe from Gather & Feast.
Salty Chocolate Date Caramels
Chewy, chocolatey, sweet, and salty—forget the heart-shaped box of candies and go straight for these date caramel squares. Get the recipe from Heartbeet Kitchen.
Chocolate Raspberry Truffles
Naturally sweet chocolate truffles with pretty raspberry centers are the perfect way to send some love. Get the recipe from Liz Moody on mbg.
Apple Rose Tart
Beautiful, grain-free, and plant-centric—this apple rose tart will get some serious heart eye emojis. Get the recipe from Green Healthy Cooking.
Leah Vanderveldt is an author living in Brooklyn, New York. She received her bachelor’s in communications and media from Fordham University, and is certified in culinary nutrition from the Natural Gourmet Institute. She is the author of two cookbooks: The New Nourishing and The New Porridge.
Vanderveldt is a former food editor at mindbodygreen and has previously worked for Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Australian Home Beautiful.